Students & Campus Life

FSU hosts residential summer program for local students from Title I middle and high schools

This summer, the Florida State University community welcomed a non-traditional group of students to their residential and lecture halls as part of the university’s College Reach-Out Program (CROP). Leon County students from R. Frank Nims and Griffin middle schools and Gadsden County High School students participated in CROP, an immersive residential summer program on FSU’s […]

FSU student earns international recognition for her work fighting Type 1 diabetes

A Florida State University student is one of 400 individuals from around the world to receive a Diana Award, established in memory of the late Princess of Wales to recognize the social action or humanitarian work of young people. Emmabella Rudd, a public health major from Sarasota, earned the award for her work on behalf […]

FSU launches online hub of financial literacy tools for students 

Ask students about their biggest concerns and college costs are sure to be in the top five answers. Florida State University recognizes that affordability is key to improving degree attainment and attracting first-generation and low-socioeconomic students, along with providing students access to resources that increase financial literacy as they navigate college and life after graduation. […]

FSU kicks off summer 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 summer, Florida State will have a robust offering of in-person classes as well as hybrid, flex, and online classes. Similarly, Welcome FSU will return to in-person events while also […]

FSU Career Center is No. 1 source for students seeking employment

Florida State University students know where to go when it comes to planning for their future. For the eighth consecutive year, the FSU Career Center is the No. 1 way students found employment after graduation, according to the graduating senior survey. “Our Career Center offers programs and services that provide training and skill development to […]

FSU Model United Nations team ranked No. 4 in world

The Florida State University World Affairs Program (WAP) capped a successful year of Model United Nations competitions by earning the No. 4 spot in the world rankings by Best Delegate, an organization dedicated to promoting and supporting student Model UN teams in competitions and conferences in a broad range of regions. This is the third […]

Participants in FSU’s Upward Bound Program achieve academic excellence during pandemic

While the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted K-12 schools nationwide and brought conversations about the “digital divide,” learning loss and low college enrollment rates for vulnerable student populations to the forefront of pressing issues in education, several local high school students didn’t miss a beat thanks to one Florida State University program. Students participating in FSU’s Upward […]

FSU student earns esteemed Hollings Scholarship

A love of science and policy and an awareness of environmental inequities inspired rising Florida State University junior Abril Hunter to pursue the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Hunter is the latest FSU student to receive the nationally competitive scholarship, which includes up to $19,000 of academic […]

FSU launches new Living Learning Community for first-generation students

Enhancing student success is one of Florida State University’s top strategic goals. In Fall 2022, the university will take its commitment to student success one step further by offering a home for first-generation students with the opening of a new living-learning community (LLC). The FGEN Noles LLC is designed to provide an environment that promotes […]

Five FSU students awarded prestigious foreign language scholarships 

Five Florida State University students have earned coveted scholarships to help further their study of foreign languages deemed critical to the interests and economic prosperity of the United States.  FSU students took home three Boren Awards, which are offered through an initiative of the National Security Education Program, and three Critical Language Scholarships, (CLS), offered […]

FSU awards honors medallions to university’s high achievers

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 330 high-achieving graduates during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, April 22. 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 virtual ceremony included remarks by President John Thrasher; Dean of Undergraduate Studies […]