Students & Campus Life

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 […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 236 new inductees in virtual ceremony

Florida State University welcomed 236 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this spring. 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, internship, leadership, research and service. The […]

FSU students face off against other ACC student entrepreneurs for ACC Inventure prize

A team of FAMU-FSU College of Engineering students who have designed a portable cold-storage unit for medication will compete against 12 other ACC schools for the ACC InVenture Prize in a shark-tank style entrepreneurial competition. The competition and award ceremony will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, on local PBS stations. The team representing FSU from the FAMU-FSU College […]

FSU Career Center recognizes student employees in annual ceremony

The Florida State University Career Center hosted its seventh annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) award ceremony Friday, April 16, to recognize the positive impact student employees continue to have on the university community. “This ceremony aims to highlight the invaluable contributions of our student employees,” said Li Pon, SEOTY program manager and senior […]

FSU professor connects students through virtual reality

While most students taking remote classes are meeting via Zoom, a professor in Florida State University’s School of Communication has been using virtual reality (VR) to simulate a classroom space. Professor Andy Opel developed the Immersive Media Production class four years ago, and the technology has advanced exponentially since then. When faced with having to […]