University News

FSU recognizes top graduate students for their achievements

More than 100 graduate students were recognized for their achievements in teaching, scholarship and service during Florida State University’s annual Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence Thursday, April 18. Mark Riley, dean of the Graduate School, presided over the program. “Your contributions are incredibly vital to all of the things we do at this university,” Riley […]

FSU employees complete fourth annual Advance Leadership Development Program

Congratulations to the graduates of the 2018-2019 FSU Advance Leadership Development Program (ALDP). On April 3, 2019, 25 faculty and staff members completed a seven-month professional development certificate program in which they spent time learning from university leaders, engaging in interactive activities, and networking and discussing leadership topics unique to public higher education. The ALDP, […]

WFSU News takes home awards at 2019 Florida AP Broadcasters Gala

The WFSU Public Media news team was honored with five Florida AP Broadcasters awards, sweeping one category, claiming three first place wins and taking home honors in two other categories. WFSU’s own Gina Jordan was named president of the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters for the 2019-2020 year. It is Jordan’s second stint on the board, […]

Collaborative Collision: Faculty come together to share ideas, forge partnerships

Florida State University faculty members of varying departments, disciplines and research interests spent the evening of April 16 commingling with colleagues during the Spring 2019 Collaborative Collision, a networking event designed to convene researchers from across campus to discuss potential collaborations surrounding one defined topic. Tuesday’s topic of discussion, disaster resiliency, took on particular significance […]

FSU recognizes outstanding student employees

The Florida State University Career Center recognized the positive impact student employees have on the Florida State community during its fifth annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) awards ceremony Monday, April 8. “This ceremony is a reminder of the importance to recognize the vital student employee contributions to our university,” said Li Pon, SEOTY […]

FSU earns national recognition for healthy campus initiatives

Florida State University has earned national recognition from Partnership for a Healthier America for its commitment to expanding healthier options across campus. Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) works to ensure that all children and young adults have the opportunity to live healthy, active lives. Florida State is one of 32 institutions of higher learning […]

FSU religion professor receives respected humanities fellowship

A Florida State University faculty member will head to Southeast Asia this fall with the help of a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies and the Getty Foundation. Elizabeth Cecil, assistant professor of religion and a trained historian, was one of 10 researchers from across the country to be selected as a […]

FSU receives national recognition for commitment to international education

Florida State University’s commitment to increasing the number of students studying abroad earned national recognition from the Institute of International Education (IIE). Florida State received the IIE Seal of Excellence during the IIE Summit 2019: The Future of International Education Feb. 18 in New York City for its strategic commitment to the Generation Study Abroad […]

Students enjoy a sweet break at President’s Ice Cream Social

Florida State University students enjoyed ice cream and other refreshments during a sunny day on Landis Green Wednesday, April 10, during the annual President’s Ice Cream Social. The President’s Ice Cream Social is a longstanding tradition at FSU during the spring semester where the university’s president, along with other university administrators, scoop ice cream for […]

FSU College of Education professor named ‘Pillar of the Profession’

A Florida State University faculty member has been recognized for his outstanding work in the student affairs profession by the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Robert Schwartz, professor of higher education, recognized with the “Pillars of the Profession” award at the 100th anniversary of the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) conference in […]

FSU celebrates its academic and athletic success during FSU Day at the Capitol

Garnet and gold adorned the Florida Capitol as hundreds of Florida State University supporters and legislators gathered to celebrate FSU Day at the Capitol Tuesday, April 9. For more than 20 years, FSU Day at the Capitol has been an annual showcase highlighting Florida State’s academic and athletic achievements for the Tallahassee community and state […]

Chemistry professor, MagLab scientist named 2019-2020 Lawton Distinguished Professor

An accomplished chemist who has helped steer the direction of chemical and biological research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has been named Florida State University’s 2019-2020 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor. Timothy Cross, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, will be honored at the 2019 spring graduation. Being named a Lawton professor is the […]