Students & Campus Life

Parents’ Weekend set for October 24-25

Parents’ Weekend is that special time in fall when families can get better acquainted with the Florida State University campus and enjoy the experience with their student. All Florida State parents and families are invited to take part in the many exciting events, from faculty discussions to the Virginia Tech game, for this annual event. […]

Tickets on sale for 57th annual FSU Kickoff Luncheon

Get your first glimpse of the 2008 FSU Football Team and hear Bobby Bowden make his State of the Seminoles Address. Eager fans will meet and greet the FSU Football Team and new coaching staff at the 2008 Seminole Football Kickoff Luncheon set for Friday, August 22 at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center. Presented by […]

FSU sprinter Walter Dix wins Olympic bronze in the 100m

Claims track program’s first medal since 1996; continues FSU’s streak to five straight games with medal Walter Dix Never doubt Walter Dix. Ever. Questioned countless times for not turning professional after his phenomenal junior year or after he injured his hamstring in the spring, the Florida State sprinter proved his merit against the best runners […]

Florida State coaches and athletes set for Olympics in Beijing

For 16 days in August the world will turn its attention to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and the Garnet and Gold of Florida State will be prominent. A total of 13 student-athletes and coaches from three sports will represent the Seminoles and eight different countries at the Games. Walter Dix The largest […]

FSU students win state’s most desirable internships

Students at Florida State University are filling some of Florida’s most desirable internships in 2008. Four FSU students were chosen for the Gubernatorial Fellowship Program and two for Disney’s sports management internship. The Gubernatorial Fellowship Program introduces college students eager to receive on-the-job, first-hand training to careers in government. Students will be expected to participate […]

FSU hosting ACC ‘Meeting of the Minds’ for undergrad researchers

More than 100 of the brightest undergraduate researchers from all of the Atlantic Coast Conference universities are gathering for the first time at Florida State University on Friday and Saturday at the third annual “ACC Meeting of the Minds.” Undergraduate research from a broad range of academic disciplines, from the hard sciences to the humanities […]

‘Three Sisters’ statue unveiled; gift to FSU is catalyst for new ‘Greek Park’

Members of the Chi Omega sorority have presented a gift to Florida State University that will be the catalyst for renovation and beautification of the green space between Landis Hall and Jefferson Street. "Three Sisters" is a 15-foot-high, multiple-patina bronze statue of classic elegance, sited in a historically significant area of the campus. Several hundred […]

FSU Athletics gives $200,000 to academics, student services, Marching Chiefs

What will Florida State University’s Office of National Fellowships, undergraduate research, counseling services for students and the Marching Chiefs soon have in common? The answer is FSU Athletics, which is giving $50,000 to each of the four areas for a total of $200,000 that will directly benefit academics and student services. T.K. Wetherell The money […]

FSU to mark Heritage Day with festival, statue unveiling, Legacy Walk

Florida State University will celebrate the 157th anniversary of its founding and its eighth annual Heritage Day on Saturday, Jan. 19. Heritage Day campus events that are free and open to the public include the Legacy Walk Outdoor Festival  (10 a.m. to noon, Woodward Plaza and Oglesby Union). The ribbon cutting and dedication of phase […]

Tallahassee dad, children have new home, thanks to FSU alumnus Warrick Dunn

Atlanta Falcons running back Warrick Dunn has presented a new home to a single father and his four children in Tallahassee in a first for "Homes for the Holidays," a program of the Warrick Dunn Foundation that historically has assisted single mothers in Tampa, Baton Rouge, La., and Atlanta in achieving the American dream of […]

Parents’ Weekend will welcome moms and dads to FSU

Thousands of parents will converge on Florida State University during the weekend of Friday, October 5, and Saturday, October 6, for the annual Parents’ Weekend. Numerous events throughout the weekend allow students to introduce their parents to the campus. “Parents’ Weekend is that special time in fall when families can get better acquainted with the […]

FSU grad wins ‘On the Lot’ reality show

DreamWorks Pictures has a brand new filmmaker on their lot, welcomed by Steven Spielberg himself. Recent Florida State University Film School graduate Will Bigham triumphed over 12,000 other entrants to win the highly competitive reality show, "On the Lot," a Fox network program produced by Spielberg and Mark Burnett. After the competition, Spielberg greeted Bigham […]