Students & Campus Life

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 26 new inductees during virtual ceremony

Florida State University welcomed 26 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall during a virtual induction ceremony Thursday. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, […]

Florida State University graduate student earns prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship

A Florida State University doctoral student has received a prestigious international fellowship to study in Europe this spring. Modern Languages and Linguistics doctoral student Nerea Delgado Fernández will use the Chateaubriand Fellowship to study the intonation, or the rise and fall of the voice when speaking, of bilinguals in Basque-speaking regions in France and Spain. […]

Florida State University team receives silver medal in 2021 iGEM Giant Jamboree 

A multidisciplinary team of Florida State University students was one of 13 U.S.-based collegiate teams to win silver at an annual competition exhibiting over 370 projects focused on solutions for local issues. iGEM, which stands for International Genetically Engineered Machine, gives students “the opportunity to push the boundaries of synthetic biology by tackling everyday issues facing the world.” Teams were tasked with […]

FSU students and graduates show their wares at the Fall 2021 Entrepreneurship Expo

Big ideas and dreams of big business converged at the Fall 2021 Entrepreneurship Expo Wednesday as students from Florida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship showcased their companies, products and services.  The group of entrepreneurs gathered under tents on Landis Green included about 30 recent Jim Moran College graduates and current students, offering up a […]

The Gift of Life at FSU searches for donor matches at Nov. 18 event

In an effort to help a pair of individuals in need who have connections to Florida State University, the Gift of Life at FSU will host a donor drive from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, on Landis Green. With a quick cheek swab, participants will join a public registry and find out […]

Benefits of Center for Intensive English Studies center go beyond language at FSU

Most of the students who enter the Center for Intensive English Studies at Florida State University for the first time speak no English.  It’s a point of pride for those at the institute that in one year those same students not only read, write, and interact in English at the graduate level, but are equipped […]

FSU Panama City names new director of Student Affairs

Florida State University has announced LaToya Stackhouse as the new director of Student Affairs for FSU Panama City (FSU PC). She will begin her role as director on Jan. 3, 2022. “I am excited to welcome LaToya to the Student Affairs team. Her energy, experience and ability to connect with students will be such an […]

FSU holds week of events for First-Generation College Celebration 

Florida State University will celebrate the achievements of first-generation students with a week of events beginning Monday, Nov. 8, held in conjunction with the nationwide First-Generation College Celebration. “We hope First-Gen week will be a time to celebrate the accomplishments of all first-generation students at Florida State University and bring awareness to the greater campus community about what it means to be a first-generation college […]

FSU presents first on-campus screening of ‘The Bowden Dynasty’

The Florida State University Seminole Boosters, in conjunction with the Division of Student Affairs, present the first ever on-campus screening of “The Bowden Dynasty,” a feature-length documentary film that explores the life and times of legendary FSU football coach Bobby Bowden. The screening will coincide with Bowden’s birthday week and celebrates the Nov. 9 worldwide […]

InternFSU program receives recognition for excellence in career readiness 

The Florida State University Career Center’s InternFSU program has been recognized as a 2021 Program of Distinction by NASPA-Florida — the Florida chapter of Student Affairs Administrators for Higher Education — which celebrates strong programs and services provided for students throughout the state of Florida. “The InternFSU program was designed to increase career readiness of our undergraduate participants and elevate on-campus opportunities by providing supervisor orientation, mentorship, scheduled […]

FSU celebrates National Transfer Student Week 

Florida State University is celebrating National Transfer Student Week in honor of the resilience, passion for service and academic talent that transfer students bring to FSU.  Transfers students comprise more than 25 percent of all undergraduates at FSU — about 8,000 students. While most transfer students come from the Florida College System such as Tallahassee Community College, many arrive at FSU after attending colleges and universities across the country.   Transfer students […]