Students & Campus Life

FSU hosts ACC InVenture Prize, wins People’s Choice Award 

Florida State University hosted the sixth annual Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize competition Saturday, April 2, demonstrating the university’s dedication to fostering innovation and encouraging entrepreneurship amongst its students.  Undergraduate students from all 15 ACC universities competed in the televised Shark Tank-style competition at FSU’s Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, pitching their creative projects in […]

FSU Flying High Circus celebrates 75 years

Since 1947, the expression of “running away to join the circus” has been a real option for students at Florida State University. Seventy-five years later, a new generation of students continues to create magic beneath the twin cupolas of the grandiose tent that is home to the Florida State University Flying High Circus. “The circus […]

FSU’s Great Give to focus on donors for 11th anniversary

University’s Annual Giving Day Set for March 9 The Florida State University community will join together on March 9 for FSU’s Great Give, the university’s 11th annual giving day. This year, the million-dollar day is shifting its focus to donors, setting a goal of reaching 4,500 in only 24 hours. Sarishni Patel, director of annual […]

Seminole Tribe of Florida member’s artwork to be displayed in new FSU Student Union

After an extensive open search for artists, the Florida State Universit­y Division of Student Affairs has selected a member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida to create artwork that will be prominently displayed in the new FSU Student Union. Later this summer, an acrylic painting by accomplished artist and Seminole Tribe of Florida member Erica […]

FSU to host second annual ‘Live Well Day’

The Division of Student Affairs at Florida State University is getting ready to host its second annual Live Well Day, an event designed to promote and educate students on the benefits of a holistic approach to health and wellness. Live Well Day will feature a variety of interactive activities where students can engage and learn […]

FSU Middle East Center presents 13th annual film festival

Florida State University · FSU Middle East Center presents 13th annual film festival Florida State University’s Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and the FSU Middle East Center will host the 13th annual Middle East Film Festival, showcasing films that provide insight into international cinema and perspectives rarely seen in mainstream media. The festival, which […]

FSU to host ‘Fresh Check Day’ mental health program

Florida State University will host Fresh Check Day — an event designed to unite the campus community around important mental health issues. Fresh Check Day aims to create a positive learning environment where students come together and engage in meaningful dialogue. Students will learn the warning signs of students who may be in distress, what […]

Five questions with Breanna Myles — FSU first-year student and Miss Teen USA 

Florida State University · FSU Student is the new Miss Teen USA For the past six years, Florida State University freshman Breanna Myles has competed in pageants with aspirations of being selected Miss Teen USA. Myles achieved this dream in November after becoming the first woman of African/Latina descent to represent Florida and win the […]

Seminole Dining at Florida State University launches climate-friendly meal choices through ‘Cool Food Badges’

This spring, Seminole Dining at Florida State University is making it easier for students and the campus community to choose climate-friendly foods through the launch of a new initiative that identifies dishes with a lower carbon footprint. Last October, World Resources Institute (WRI) announced that its Cool Food Meals badge will appear on Aramark menus as part of a 10-university pilot program to encourage sustainable practices. “Florida State University is pleased […]

Laventrice Ridgeway named Assistant Dean and Director of the Office of Accessibility Services

Florida State University’s Division of Student Affairs has announced Laventrice Ridgeway as the new assistant dean and director of the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS). He will begin his role on Jan. 10. Ridgeway comes to FSU with a strong background in accessibility services and student support services such as the Upward Bound and Educational […]