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FSU announces Seminole 100 list, will celebrate fifth anniversary of annual awards ceremony

Florida State University has released its alphabetical 2022 Seminole 100 list. This annual list recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or managed by FSU alumni and represents some of the most innovative and profitable companies in America. “These alumni inspire us by bringing better solutions, building stronger communities and continuing to be an example of the value […]

FSU announces new partnership with Truist

Florida State University announced today a five-year banking partnership with Truist, part of Truist Financial Corporation.    This partnership aligns with the Truist purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities for students, faculty and staff at Florida State University. Truist will provide financial wellness programs and on campus banking to more than 45,000 students, as well as faculty and staff at FSU’s main campus in Tallahassee.  The partnership runs through […]

College of Social Work honors 2021 distinguished graduates and scholarship award winners

The FSU College of Social Work hosted its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award and Student Scholarship event Tuesday. The virtual event honored more than 120 student scholars. Over $128,000 in awards were given to support FSU College of Social Work (CSW) students with focuses including international programs, child welfare, social policy and military veterans. The event was hosted by CSW Dean Jim Clark and faculty members Carol Campbell Edwards, Keithen Mathis and Vicky Verano who […]

Florida State University receives prestigious national award for efforts to raise graduation rates

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) honored Florida State University with a national award acknowledging the university’s comprehensive efforts to support all students in earning their degrees. Florida State was announced as the winner of the APLU 2021 Degree Completion Award in a virtual ceremony during the association’s annual meeting Nov. 16. The […]

FSU professors among most cited researchers for their academic work

Several Florida State University researchers are among the most cited academics worldwide, according to the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list from Clarivate, a data and analytics company. Three current university faculty members — Professor of Scientific Computing Alan Lemmon, Associate Professor of Biological Science Emily Moriarty Lemmon and Professor of Psychology Thomas Joiner — […]

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 Student Veterans Center celebrates 10 years

As the nation honored its military veterans this Veterans Day, Florida State University commemorated one decade of the Student Veterans Center. Established 10 years ago on Nov. 11, 2011, the Student Veterans Center helps ease the transition from military service to campus life, integrating student veterans into the general student population and local community. Military […]

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering names associate dean as interim leader

Florida A&M University Provost Maurice Edington and Florida State University Provost Sally McRorie have announced that Farrukh Alvi will serve as interim dean of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering while a nationwide search is underway to replace J. Murray Gibson, who is returning to the mechanical engineering faculty at the end of calendar year 2021. […]

FSU recognizes International Fraud Awareness Week 

Florida State University is taking part in a global initiative to bring awareness to the impacts of fraud by advocating for anti-fraud education during International Fraud Awareness Week, which takes place Nov. 14-20. Established by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in 2000, the week-long campaign explores opportunities for education, support and prevention to […]

FSU Alumni Association recognized exemplary graduates in annual Young Alumni Awards

The Florida State University Alumni Association recognized 19 young alumni for their significant contributions to their professions, communities and alma mater at the annual Young Alumni Awards on Friday, Nov. 5. The Notable Noles program recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of FSU’s alumni aged 35 or younger who have made exceptional achievements and significant contributions to […]

FSU recognized as a top college for diversity in 2021

Florida State University, along with its College of Medicine, earned a trio of honors from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, highlighting the university’s continuous efforts and innovation in advancing equity and diversity as a top priority. For the eighth consecutive year, FSU has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award, which recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, with a sustainable impact on the campus […]