University News

Alisa Duke selected as Max Carraway Employee of the Year

Alisa Duke, assistant director of career services at the Florida State University College of Law, is the 2022 winner of the Max Carraway Employee of the Year Award.  Duke won the appreciation of colleagues and the attention of FSU President Richard McCullough, who selected her for the honor, for her service to students and contribution […]

FSU’s graduation rates continue to soar

Florida State University’s strategic investments in student success continue to pay dividends as students are graduating with their bachelor’s degrees at the highest rate in school history. The latest cohort of students (2016-2022) posted the best six-year graduation rate in university history at 85 percent, according to data that will be part of the State […]

FSU Alumni Association to induct the class of 1972 into Emeritus Society during homecoming weekend

The Florida State University Alumni Association will honor the class of 1972 at its annual Emeritus Alumni Reunion during homecoming weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 2. The Alumni Association also will salute five graduates with Emeritus Alumni Society Awards, which recognize people who personify the university’s tradition of excellence through their service and achievements. The Emeritus Alumni […]

FSU’s Leonard Hamilton presented with prestigious Joe Lapchick Character Award

New York Times Q&A with FSU Coach Leonard Hamilton Florida State men’s basketball coach Leonard Hamilton received the Joe Lapchick Character Award presented by the Joe Lapchick Foundation during a ceremony at the New York Athletic Club. Hamilton was honored with the award which celebrates the life and career of Joe Lapchick, a Hall of […]

‘A part of my life’: FSU alumnus Scott Price gifts $2.7M to the College of Business

Scott Price, a second-generation Florida State University College of Business alumnus who launched a prominent and award-winning global cybersecurity company, has given back to the college with a $2.7 million gift. Price, founder and CEO of Tampa-based A-LIGN, committed $2 million to create the Scott G. Price and Family Endowed Scholarship in Accounting, which funds […]

Former ‘American Idol’ star to perform Opening Nights salon concert at FSU President’s House

Opening Nights at Florida State University will host an exclusive Salon Concert featuring artist Katharine McPhee at the FSU President’s House. McPhee, an accomplished actress and singer, first burst onto the scene during Season 5 of “American Idol” (2006), finishing in second place. Her performance will take place Monday, Feb. 6. “We are thrilled to […]

FSU named one of the nation’s top colleges for free expression

Florida State University placed No. 15 in the 2022-2023 College Free Speech Rankings published by the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE), which conducts the nation’s largest annual survey on student free expression. Students from more than 200 of America’s largest and most prestigious college campuses are surveyed and schools are ranked from best […]

FSU Alumni Association celebrates 10 years of honoring young alumni

The Florida State University Alumni Association will recognize 22 young alumni for their contributions to their professions, communities and alma mater at the 10th annual Young Alumni Awards on Thursday, Sept. 29. The 2022 Young Alumni Awards will honor 2022 Notable Noles and Reubin O’D. Askew honorees, and the ceremony will take place the day […]

FSU to host ‘Fresh Check Day’ mental health event 

Florida State University will host Fresh Check Day — an uplifting event that aims to create a community of caring in support of important mental health issues. Fresh Check Day strives to nurture a welcoming and informative atmosphere where students engage together in open and constructive dialogue. Students will learn the warning signs and symptoms […]

Two FSU researchers tapped for membership in Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

Two trailblazing Florida State University researchers have been selected for membership in the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida.   Sylvie Naar, a distinguished endowed professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine, and Thomas Joiner, the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology, will be formally inducted into […]