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FSU PC awards scholarships, honors community leaders

An adopted family of seven will have a guaranteed college education thanks to combined scholarships from FSU Panama City, Gulf Coast State College and Chipola College. DaShoan and Sofia Olds, of Marianna, earned national fame this summer after adopting siblings who were in separate foster homes: Reggie, Keyon, Erica, Dava, Zavian, Eric and Necia. FSU […]

Not your parents’ dormitory: FSU opens new residence halls

Bright, spacious and comfortable are just a few ways to describe the two new residence halls Florida State University will open this fall — providing contemporary on-campus housing opportunities for more than 900 students. The two new halls, Magnolia and Azalea, complete a quad of four new residence halls, joining Dorman and Deviney halls, which […]

Seminole Sensation Week: FSU to host fun festivities before fall semester

As the beginning of the fall semester approaches, Florida State University will host Seminole Sensation Week, an annual weeklong tradition, full of exciting events that promotes student involvement on campus. There is a wide array of activities across campus for students from Wednesday, Aug. 23, to Tuesday, Aug. 29, that help introduce them to a […]

Reflecting on Charlottesville: A Message from FSU President John Thrasher

Dear Campus Community, I am reaching out with a heavy heart after taking some time to reflect on the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend. What happened was a clear display of racism and intimidation by white supremacists, and I condemn these hateful and violent acts. Our thoughts and prayers […]

Building bridges between college and career: FSU offers new immersive coding programs

Florida State University is partnering with software company Revature to create pathways for students and recent graduates to successful employment in software development career fields via online programs and immersive coding boot camps. The Revature programs provide students, from all majors, free access to the innovative programs, giving them the opportunity to expand their career […]

FSU named diversity champion by insight into diversity

For a second consecutive year, Florida State University has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine as a “Diversity Champion” in higher education. FSU is one of only 10 colleges and universities nationwide receiving the award by the magazine, which is the nation’s largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. “Diversity enriches […]

FSU, Amazon team up to provide students valuable work experience

Florida State University and Amazon.com are launching a work-study program designed to provide pathways to careers at the company while giving students valuable work experience. The program will create more than 50 employment opportunities in Amazon’s Customer Service department and offer students the ability to work remotely with flexible work hours to accommodate class schedules […]

FSU Career Center partners with Domi Station to prepare students for an entrepreneurial world

The Career Center at Florida State University and Domi Station, a nonprofit startup incubator, are working together to help local startup companies hire students interested in the entrepreneurial world through a series of workshops. “We are proud to partner with the FSU Career Center,” said Sabrina Torres, director of community for Domi Station. “We believe […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes new members

Florida State University welcomed 34 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this summer. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates 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. “We are […]

FSU College of Business offers new business analytics master’s degree

The Florida State University College of Business is launching a one-year Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS-BA) designed to produce graduates who can manage and leverage big data for a company’s benefit. “Not only will these new graduates have the quantitative and technical skills needed to mine data for key business information, but they […]