Students & Campus Life

FSU Libraries unveils newly renovated Strozier Library floor

When the fall semester kicked off last month, FSU Libraries revealed some exciting new renovations on the second floor of Strozier Library, creating an ideal environment to foster student success. FSU Libraries and FSU Facilities worked together to design an updated space with an open floor plan, new desks, seating, flooring and enhanced directional signage. […]

Center for Global Engagement welcomes its newest group of international students to FSU

Florida State University’s Center for Global Engagement welcomed 568 new international students to campus this fall from 83 countries and areas, making this the largest number of new incoming international students to arrive to FSU. The group is comprised of 188 undergraduates and 380 graduate students. Of these new arrivals, 118 had been admitted to […]

FSU Panama City students move into first on-campus residential housing facility 

Students moved into Seminole Landing at Florida State University Panama City on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21, in advance of Sunday’s Welcome Convocation. “This is a big year for FSU Panama City,” said Randy Hanna, dean of FSU Panama City. “We just opened our first on-campus residential housing and welcomed the largest first-year student class to the […]

FSU/Asolo Conservatory director to retire after 17-year tenure

Greg Leaming, director of the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training program and associate director of the Asolo Repertory Theatre, will retire at the conclusion of the academic year after 17 years of teaching, directing and leading the MFA Acting Program at Florida State University’s School of Theatre. “Working with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory and Asolo Repertory […]

Three FSU students earn Fulbright Awards

A Florida State University graduate student and two recent graduates are recipients of research scholarships through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  The Fulbright awards will provide funding for each recipient to conduct research projects abroad this upcoming year. This year’s winners will take their work and research to Northern Ireland, India and Cote d’Ivoire.  Associate Director of FSU’s […]

Record-breaking freshman class set to start fall semester

About 7,200 first-year students and a new president will be among the fresh faces on Florida State University’s campus as fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 23. President Richard McCullough, who starts his second week as FSU’s 16th president Monday, is excited to join the largest freshman class in the university’s history and a record number […]

FSU kicks off fall 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 fall, Welcome FSU will begin Monday, Aug. 16, and offer an array of activities through Friday, Aug. 27. Florida State is returning to in-person instruction and following the State […]

FSU awards honors medallions to summer graduates

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 30 high-achieving graduates during the first in-person medallion ceremony since Fall 2019 on Tuesday, July 27. 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 ceremony included remarks by Dean […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 16 new inductees during virtual ceremony

Florida State University welcomed 16 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this summer 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, […]

Recent FSU grad earns coveted Urann fellowship

A 2021 graduate of Florida State University is the recipient of a coveted Marcus L. Urann Fellowship, awarded to first-year graduate students who are pursuing post-baccalaureate degrees across all academic disciplines. Hannah Hetzel-Ebben graduated from FSU in May with a degree in vocal performance and is now in her first year of medical school at […]

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 […]