University News

FSU Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship takes top prize in international competition

Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship won an international award in recognition of its interdisciplinary focus across campus. Staff members Kirsten Frandsen and Kaitlin Simpson accepted the award in the Exceptional Activities in Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines category during the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship last month in Stockholm, Sweden. The school beat out entries […]

Florida State to celebrate its global reach during International Education Month

Florida State University will observe International Education Month during November to highlight its internationalization and global awareness efforts. The monthlong celebration expands upon International Education Week, a joint initiative led by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, which is held across the nation during the third week of November. “Florida State […]

FSU graduates honored at Alumni Awards Gala during Homecoming Week

The Florida State University Alumni Association recognized seven members of the FSU family during the Alumni Awards Gala Friday, Oct. 25, at the FSU Alumni Center Courtyard and Ballroom. The gala took place during FSU’s annual Homecoming Week. “Homecoming is a time when we welcome back Florida State University alumni, and there’s no better way […]

FSU College of Education receives three grants for special education research

Florida State University’s College of Education has received three multimillion-dollar grants to fund projects aimed at addressing the shortage of qualified special education teachers faced by school districts across the nation. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, each of these five-year grants will train future teachers and university […]

FSU moves veterans film presentation off campus to increase community engagement

Florida State University’s annual screening of a veteran-themed film in honor of Veterans Day will take place off campus for the first time in an effort to broaden community outreach. The university will present “Above the Best,” an immersive documentary-narrative feature film, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at CMX Cinemas Fallschase. The event is […]

FSU, FAMU to host event to recognize contributions of enslaved African Americans

Event will pay tribute to enslaved African Americans and their contributions to the country 100 years prior to 1619 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s (FAMU) Carrie Meek – James N. Eaton, Sr., Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum (MEBA) and Florida State University’s (FSU) Civil Rights Institute (CRI) are pleased to announce “1619 […]

FSU unveils memorial wall to honor late dean Nancy H. Marcus

When Florida State University students walk into the Nancy H. Marcus Great Hall in the Honors, Scholars and Fellows Building, they won’t have to wonder about the woman who the room is named after. They will have pictures, awards and write-ups honoring Marcus’ legacy thanks to a new memorial wall unveiled Thursday, Oct. 17. The […]

‘Spark Your Spirit’ as FSU celebrates Homecoming Week 2019

Florida State University will celebrate Homecoming Week with this year’s theme “Spark Your Spirit” from Sunday, Oct. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 27. A Homecoming concert kicks off a week of festivities that include alumni events, a street parade and the annual Pow Wow pep rally. The week is highlighted by the FSU-Syracuse football game at […]

FSU faculty members receive NIH grant to study long-term role of character traits in heart surgery patients

A team of Florida State University researchers has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the resilience of older patients after undergoing open-heart surgery. The study, a first of its kind, will provide a comprehensive analysis of long-term survival benefits of psychological strengths, such as optimism and spirituality, in older adults […]

FSU celebrates life of prominent supporter Al Dunlap

More than 200 friends and family of Albert J. Dunlap — one of Florida State University’s most generous supporters — gathered for a celebration of his life hosted by Mrs. Judy Dunlap Saturday, Oct. 5, at their home in Ocala.   Dunlap, a former corporate executive and philanthropist, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, at the age of 81.    Florida State was well-represented at […]

FSU Master Craftsman Studio celebrates 20 years 

With its Gothic architecture, live oaks, fountains and greens, Florida State University is one of the most beautiful campuses in the country.  For the past 20 years, the FSU Master Craftsman Studio has been adding to the campus’ natural and architectural splendor with hand-crafted artistic pieces. The university marked the studio’s 20-year anniversary with a celebration Oct. 9 […]