Students & Campus Life

FSU’S new Student Union draws from the past while rising toward the future

For more than a year, a chain-link fence fitted with a privacy tarp has blocked full view of the construction of Florida State University’s new Student Union. Beyond that fence is a scene of near-perpetual movement: a parade of machines — from massive dump trucks to pint-sized Bobcats — zipping across the site. The voices […]

Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship launches women in entrepreneurship initiative 

Women are one the fasting growing groups of entrepreneurs and the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University has launched the Women in Entrepreneurship (WIE) initiative to help the trend continue.  The FSU WIE will be dedicated to influencing, empowering and connecting students, faculty, staff, alumnae and professionals through collaborative programming, mentorships, a monthly speaker series, networking […]

SGA President Janvier outlines priorities in State of the Student Body

Florida State University Student Body President Nastassia Janvier outlined her priorities for the year and overall vision for the future of the university during her State of the Student Body address Sept. 8 at the FSU Alumni Center. President Richard McCullough and Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht delivered opening remarks. “As student leaders, […]

FSU Libraries unveils newly renovated Strozier Library floor

When the fall semester kicked off last month, FSU Libraries revealed some exciting new renovations on the second floor of Strozier Library, creating an ideal environment to foster student success. FSU Libraries and FSU Facilities worked together to design an updated space with an open floor plan, new desks, seating, flooring and enhanced directional signage. […]

Center for Global Engagement welcomes its newest group of international students to FSU

Florida State University’s Center for Global Engagement welcomed 568 new international students to campus this fall from 83 countries and areas, making this the largest number of new incoming international students to arrive to FSU. The group is comprised of 188 undergraduates and 380 graduate students. Of these new arrivals, 118 had been admitted to […]

FSU Panama City students move into first on-campus residential housing facility 

Students moved into Seminole Landing at Florida State University Panama City on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21, in advance of Sunday’s Welcome Convocation. “This is a big year for FSU Panama City,” said Randy Hanna, dean of FSU Panama City. “We just opened our first on-campus residential housing and welcomed the largest first-year student class to the […]

FSU/Asolo Conservatory director to retire after 17-year tenure

Greg Leaming, director of the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training program and associate director of the Asolo Repertory Theatre, will retire at the conclusion of the academic year after 17 years of teaching, directing and leading the MFA Acting Program at Florida State University’s School of Theatre. “Working with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory and Asolo Repertory […]

Three FSU students earn Fulbright Awards

A Florida State University graduate student and two recent graduates are recipients of research scholarships through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  The Fulbright awards will provide funding for each recipient to conduct research projects abroad this upcoming year. This year’s winners will take their work and research to Northern Ireland, India and Cote d’Ivoire.  Associate Director of FSU’s […]

Record-breaking freshman class set to start fall semester

About 7,200 first-year students and a new president will be among the fresh faces on Florida State University’s campus as fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 23. President Richard McCullough, who starts his second week as FSU’s 16th president Monday, is excited to join the largest freshman class in the university’s history and a record number […]

FSU kicks off fall semester with ‘Welcome FSU’

Each semester, Florida State University presents “Welcome FSU,” a series of events and programs that serve as the official welcome for all Florida State students. This fall, Welcome FSU will begin Monday, Aug. 16, and offer an array of activities through Friday, Aug. 27. Florida State is returning to in-person instruction and following the State […]

FSU awards honors medallions to summer graduates

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 30 high-achieving graduates during the first in-person medallion ceremony since Fall 2019 on Tuesday, July 27. The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change. The ceremony included remarks by Dean […]