Students & Campus Life

FSU sets school record with three Goldwater Scholars

A school-record three Florida State University students have received the  Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious national award that annually recognizes the brightest mathematics, science and engineering college sophomores and juniors. Jessica Moser, a behavioral neuroscience major from St. Petersburg, Florida, Trystan Loustau, a psychology major from Jacksonville, Florida, and Kylee Hillman, a biological science major from Tallahassee, will receive up […]

Students, faculty and staff honored during 2021 Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations were recognized during the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night Tuesday, April 6. The awards, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honor the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus who engage in leadership learning. The awards and their recipients are: President’s Award, given to an outstanding […]

FSU students recognized virtually through President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year program

For more than 20 years, Florida State University has recognized undergraduate students who exhibit a tremendous commitment to service through its annual President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Program. This year’s 12 nominees have done everything from fostering children to volunteering at COVID-19 testing sites and advocating for speech and hearing-based services. Each school or […]

FSU celebrates Spring Homecoming Week 2021 ‘Linked by Legacy’

Florida State University will celebrate Homecoming Week with this year’s theme “Linked by Legacy” from Monday, April 5, through Sunday, April 11. The week of festivities will include alumni events, a reverse-style parade and the inaugural Spring Alumni Awards. The week will conclude with the Garnet & Gold 4 Miler, a scenic run through campus […]

Dance Marathon at Florida State University raises $1.47M during first-ever hybrid event

Amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dance Marathon at Florida State University raised more than $1.47 million during its first-ever hybrid event March 5-7. “Over the last 12 months, we have seen this organization and student body adapt and overcome any and all challenges For the Kids — our first ever hybrid marathon was […]

Roadmap to Success: FSU’s ProfessioNole Ready course integration promotes career readiness

Florida State University understands that the success of students is ultimately determined by their post-graduation achievements. That’s why when the university laid out its comprehensive strategic plan in 2017, it emphasized the importance of supporting career advising and professional development. Already offering future-focused academic programs, real-world experiences and savvy career advising, the FSU Career Center […]

FSU celebrates Peace Corps 60th anniversary

The Peace Corps is celebrating 60 years since President John F. Kennedy established the agency on March 1, 1961, and Florida State University alumni are proud to continue being a vital part of this historic organization. The anniversary of the Peace Corps commemorates international peace and friendship, volunteerism and service. In that time, Florida State […]

FSU to host 11th annual Florida Undergraduate Research Conference

For the first time in 11 years, Florida State University will host the 2021 Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) Feb. 26-27, 2021. This virtual event will allow more than 700 students from 27 institutions across the state of Florida to present and discuss their research safely. Sixty-two undergraduate students will represent FSU at this year’s […]

Eight FSU students receive Gilman scholarship to study abroad

Eight Florida State University students hope to study or intern abroad this summer as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program from the U.S. Department of State, barring any COVID-19 travel restrictions. The Gilman Scholarship gives students the opportunity to study or intern abroad and emphasizes learning about culture and language to prepare […]

FSU grad student, alumna earn NOAA’s prestigious Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships

Two Florida State University graduate students have received the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.   The fellowship, part of the National Sea Grant College Program, has provided educational and professional experiences for graduate students interested in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and policy decisions affecting these resources since 1979.  Department […]

FSU Facilities receives state award for recycling efforts

Florida State University was recognized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the Florida Recycling Partnership as a 2020 Recycling Award winner. Specifically, Florida State was honored with the Recycling Champion Award. All of the 2020 Recycling Award Winners presented their programs during a webinar Thursday, Dec. 10. “Many universities and businesses talk […]

Florida State University announces new dining services contract

Aramark Dining Services Q&A Florida State University announced today a new dining services agreement with Aramark. Under the new agreement, FSU’s Dining Services will continue to be a large operation that serves students, faculty, staff and visitors from more than 30 campus eateries, catering and athletic dining halls, generating approximately $31 million annually. The new […]