University News

FSU brings together local law enforcement and criminology researchers at new real-time crime center

Florida State University will soon become the home of a state-of-the-art Real-Time Crime Center that will bring together the Tallahassee area’s law enforcement agencies and some of the nation’s leading criminology researchers in an effort to make the community safer. The new RTCC will act as a hub for collaboration between the FSU Police Department, […]

FSU Day at the Capitol is March 31!

Every year, FSU Day at the Capitol is an important and exciting community event. It is an opportunity where Florida State University can showcase its preeminent colleges, academic departments, institutes and programs to legislators from the Florida House and Senate, legislative staff members, FSU alumni and the public. This year, FSU Day at the Capitol […]

FSU alumna Stella Cottrell leaves lasting legacy

Stella Schmahl Cottrell, a prominent and beloved member of the Florida State University family, passed away March 23 after battling pancreatic cancer.    “Stella loved Florida State from the time she set foot on this campus more than 50 years ago,” said President John Thrasher. “She made this university a more joyful place through her contributions and service, and, of course, her beautiful […]

Collaborative Collision: FSU and FAMU researchers seek climate change solutions through interdisciplinary efforts

Researchers from Florida State University and Florida A&M University came together at an event looking for solutions to help solve the problems posed by climate change. The latest Collaborative Collision — a networking event organized by the FSU Office of Research Development (ORD) — brought together faculty from the two universities to look for answers […]

Three Seminoles Recognized As ACC Postgraduate Scholars

Article courtesy of Seminoles.com Three Florida State student-athletes were honored as 2021 ACC Postgraduate Scholars, it was announced Wednesday. Four-time ACC hurdles champion Trey Cunningham, football defensive end Joshua Kaindoh and softball outfielder Dani Morgan all earned the prestigious honor. The postgraduate scholarships are awarded to selected student-athletes who intend to pursue a graduate degree […]

Florida State University College of Medicine announces Match Day results

Graduating students in the Florida State University College of Medicine’s M.D. Class of 2021 learned where they will enter residency training this summer during the college’s Match Day ceremony Friday. The Match Day ceremony was held virtually again this year, with most students receiving their news at home. “This was an especially challenging year for […]

FSU names new faculty athletics representative

Florida State University President John Thrasher announced today the appointment of Michael “Mike” Brady as FSU’s Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR). Brady, the Department Chair and Bob Sasser Professor of Marketing at Florida State will begin his role July 1. “I am extremely pleased that Mike has agreed to serve in this vital role,” Thrasher said. […]

FSU honors William T. Hold with honorary doctoral degree

Florida State University awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree Thursday, March 11, to alumnus and insurance industry trailblazer William T. Hold. FSU President John Thrasher presided over the small, socially distanced ceremony held at the FSU President’s house. Thrasher said that, while the COVID-19 pandemic forced a smaller ceremony, he was thrilled to honor Hold.  “It […]

Tenth annual FSU’s Great Give sets historic fundraising record, surpasses $1 million goal

The 10th annual FSU’s Great Give marked its milestone anniversary with a record-breaking achievement, surpassing its $1 million goal by raising $1,576,910 in 24 hours. FSU’s Great Give, which took place March 10, drew support from 4,177 donors. Donors living in 49 states and 12 countries contributed to important projects across campus and more than […]

FSU invites 2020 graduates back to campus for in-person commencement

Read President Thrasher’s full letter to 2020 graduates! Florida State University will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for its 2020 graduates, President John Thrasher announced Wednesday.  “I know it was disappointing that we were not able to hold in-person commencement over the past year, and we have been waiting for the right time to honor you with a proper ceremony,” Thrasher wrote in a […]

FSU Alumni Association to host Women in Leadership panel, honor outstanding alumnae for Inspire Award

The Florida State University Alumni Association will recognize four FSU alumnae who have “shattered the glass ceiling” in their respective industries during the fifth presentation of The Inspire Awards, held virtually Thursday, March 11. “We are thrilled to recognize these four women for their professional accomplishments and service to their communities and to Florida State,” […]