Students & Campus Life

Students, faculty and staff honored during 2021 Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations were recognized during the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night Tuesday, April 6. The awards, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honor the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus who engage in leadership learning. The awards and their recipients are: President’s Award, given to an outstanding […]

FSU students recognized virtually through President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year program

For more than 20 years, Florida State University has recognized undergraduate students who exhibit a tremendous commitment to service through its annual President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Program. This year’s 12 nominees have done everything from fostering children to volunteering at COVID-19 testing sites and advocating for speech and hearing-based services. Each school or […]

FSU Army ROTC cadet earns prestigious George C. Marshall Award

A Florida State University Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet has earned the U.S. Army’s top cadet award. Cadet Lexington McLellan, cadet battalion commander for FSU’s Army ROTC Seminole Battalion and a senior in the Department of Psychology, earned the 2021 U.S. Army Cadet Command George C. Marshall Award. As part of the award, McLellan represented […]

FSU celebrates Spring Homecoming Week 2021 ‘Linked by Legacy’

Florida State University will celebrate Homecoming Week with this year’s theme “Linked by Legacy” from Monday, April 5, through Sunday, April 11. The week of festivities will include alumni events, a reverse-style parade and the inaugural Spring Alumni Awards. The week will conclude with the Garnet & Gold 4 Miler, a scenic run through campus […]

InNOLEvation Challenge 2021 first place winner is crowned

A team of six students from FSU’s Panama City campus took home the $10,000 Mark K. Scott Infinity Funds first-place prize at the 2021 InNOLEvation Challenge March 5. Chaos Audio earned the top honor for their wireless, all-in-one, multi-tool, guitar pedal which they’ve named the Stratus.  “Chaos Audio has done a great job creating a team with diverse skill […]

Dance Marathon at Florida State University raises $1.47M during first-ever hybrid event

Amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dance Marathon at Florida State University raised more than $1.47 million during its first-ever hybrid event March 5-7. “Over the last 12 months, we have seen this organization and student body adapt and overcome any and all challenges For the Kids — our first ever hybrid marathon was […]

Roadmap to Success: FSU’s ProfessioNole Ready course integration promotes career readiness

Florida State University understands that the success of students is ultimately determined by their post-graduation achievements. That’s why when the university laid out its comprehensive strategic plan in 2017, it emphasized the importance of supporting career advising and professional development. Already offering future-focused academic programs, real-world experiences and savvy career advising, the FSU Career Center […]

FSU celebrates Peace Corps 60th anniversary

The Peace Corps is celebrating 60 years since President John F. Kennedy established the agency on March 1, 1961, and Florida State University alumni are proud to continue being a vital part of this historic organization. The anniversary of the Peace Corps commemorates international peace and friendship, volunteerism and service. In that time, Florida State […]

Three FSU students earn prestigious fellowships from the AAUW

Three Florida State University graduate students have been awarded fellowships from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Natali Ramirez-Bullon and Alexandra Hooks, two doctoral students in the Department of Biological Science, earned the American Fellowship. Sohaila Isaqzai, a doctoral student in the College of Education’s International and Multicultural Education graduate program, was awarded the […]

FSU to host 11th annual Florida Undergraduate Research Conference

For the first time in 11 years, Florida State University will host the 2021 Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) Feb. 26-27, 2021. This virtual event will allow more than 700 students from 27 institutions across the state of Florida to present and discuss their research safely. Sixty-two undergraduate students will represent FSU at this year’s […]

Eight FSU students receive Gilman scholarship to study abroad

Eight Florida State University students hope to study or intern abroad this summer as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program from the U.S. Department of State, barring any COVID-19 travel restrictions. The Gilman Scholarship gives students the opportunity to study or intern abroad and emphasizes learning about culture and language to prepare […]

FSU grad student, alumna earn NOAA’s prestigious Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships

Two Florida State University graduate students have received the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.   The fellowship, part of the National Sea Grant College Program, has provided educational and professional experiences for graduate students interested in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and policy decisions affecting these resources since 1979.  Department […]