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11th annual FSU’s Great Give sees highest donor count in campaign history

The 11th annual FSU’s Great Give broke a campaign record and amassed 4,537 donors in only 24 hours, exceeding its goal of 4,500 donors. FSU supporters rallied together and raised $1,693,923 during the annual day of giving, which took place March 9. FSU’s Great Give saw contributions from donors living in all 50 states and […]

FSU Alumni Association to host annual Inspire Awards celebrating FSU women of distinction

The Florida State University Alumni Association’s sixth annual Inspire Awards, presented by the Women for FSU, will recognize alumnae who have distinguished themselves as leaders within their fields and whose hard work and determination serve as an inspiration to current students and young alumni at FSU. The Inspire Awards are presented annually during Women’s History […]

Manser Edbrooke Technology takes first place in FSU’s 2022 Innolevation Challenge

A team of students from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering took the $10,000 Nowell Family Funds first-place prize at the 2022 InNOLEvation™ Challenge on March 4. Eight finalist teams pitched before a panel of judges, with Manser Edbrooke Technology (MET) winning the top prize for Firebird, the team’s tabletop computer numeric control (CNC) milling machine. […]

FSU Faculty Senate bestows Torch Awards

Florida State University’s Faculty Senate honored members of the university community with Torch Awards for their commitment to academic excellence during a March 3 ceremony at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center. Both the 2021 and 2020 Torch Award recipients were recognized at the ceremony. President Richard McCullough expressed his gratitude to […]

An eye on the future: FSU, higher ed leaders examine issues transforming universities

With Florida State University celebrating the inauguration of its 16th president, a panel of higher education leaders gathered to consider the challenges and opportunities facing universities and the critical need for a liberal arts education to help solve 21st-century questions. FSU President Richard McCullough moderated the discussion during “The President’s Symposium: The Future of Higher […]

College of Social Sciences and Public Policy names associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion

Professor of Economics Patrick L. Mason has been named the first associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP) at Florida State University. Mason started in this new role after serving as the director of the African American Studies Program from fall 2000 to 2021. Mason […]

Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Alma Littles leading new generation of physicians

Florida State University · FSU's Dr. Alma Littles leading new generation of physicians Dr. Alma Littles’ commitment to service was born in her hometown of Quincy, Florida, long before she came to the Florida State University College of Medicine. She first learned the rewards of helping others from her parents. Their house was a meeting […]

FSU makes multimillion dollar commitment to local research incubator

Florida State University has pledged $5.6 million in capital commitments to bring a new research-centric business incubator called North Florida Innovation Labs to Leon County’s Innovation Park. “Universities are economic engines,” FSU President Richard McCullough said. “This partnership with the city and Innovation Park will enhance our existing research operations while building new partnerships and […]

FSU Panama City announces Provost Sally McRorie Excellence in Teaching and Service Award

Florida State University Panama City has announced the Provost Sally McRorie Excellence in Teaching and Service Award to recognize faculty for excellence in both teaching and service activities for the campus and university. “Sally McRorie is incredibly deserving of this recognition by FSU Panama City,” said Jim Clark, FSU provost and executive vice president for Academic […]

FSU sees record-breaking number of first-year admissions applications

University Admits Most Academically Accomplished Class in its History Florida State University admitted the most academically talented and geographically diverse class in its history after receiving a record number of first-year applications for the sixth consecutive year. The university released its priority admissions decisions Feb. 17, admitting over 17,000 students. The admitted class reflects unprecedented […]

Florida State University to celebrate inauguration of President Richard McCullough

Academic Symposium to Feature National Higher Education Leaders Florida State University will celebrate the inauguration of its 16th president, Richard McCullough, with a day of festivities Friday, Feb. 25. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. with “The President’s Symposium: The Future of Higher Education” at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, featuring a panel of national […]