Assistant Provost Joe O’Shea has helped guide the university’s nationally recognized student success initiatives since 2016. Now, with the addition of his duties as dean of Undergraduate Studies, he will continue to focus on student-centered challenges and opportunities.
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Florida State University is mourning the loss of Dean of Undergraduate Studies Karen Laughlin — an influential, tireless and dedicated educator who, for almost four decades, helped define the very nature of an undergraduate education earned by countless FSU students.
Florida State University graduates around the globe gathered on Saturday, May 2 for a spring commencement ceremony unlike any before it. President John Thrasher presided over the ceremony, which took place at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall and was streamed on the university’s website, Facebook and YouTube channels.
Florida State University will stream a virtual commencement ceremony for its spring graduates Saturday, May 2. President John Thrasher will preside over the ceremony, which will be streamed on the university’s website, Facebook and YouTube channels. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. ET.
For the first time in 13 years, officials at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge are updating their comprehensive plan. Once completed, the plan will serve as a blueprint for preserving the refuge while accommodating the 250,000 visitors it attracts annually. As they tackle this dual challenge of tourism and conservation, officials at St. Marks are […]
Florida State University donors, friends, alumni, faculty and staff around the globe will come together for a one-day online giving event focused on support for FSU’s student emergency funds, which will aid students who are having financial struggles due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s FSU’s Great Give will take place Tuesday, April 7.
Florida State University began a new chapter in its history Monday, March 23, as the entire campus moved to remote learning in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Administrators, faculty and staff across campus rose to the challenge of transitioning about 42,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and instructors into this new era of remote learning in just two weeks.
March is Women’s History Month, a time set aside to celebrate the stories and achievements of women. FSU faculty members are living proof of women’s extraordinary accomplishments.
FSU President John Thrasher, Provost Sally McRorie and representatives from Mayo Clinic in Florida signed a multifaceted agreement to attract and retain top talent in the biomedical field. The collaborative education efforts will focus on medical innovation and promote a market-driven approach to create a highly trained workforce focused on taking medical technology from the […]
Florida State University’s Critical Thinking Initiative and University Libraries will host the Critical Thinking Symposium: Digital Citizenship & Society today through Wednesday, Feb 26. The symposium will encourage students and faculty to think critically about how technology and humanity, digital citizenship and society continuously develop norms of responsible, ethical and positive digital experiences as content […]
The Florida Capitol was decked out in garnet and gold Feb. 12 as lawmakers and hundreds of FSU alumni and friends gathered to celebrate Florida State University’s academic and athletic achievements at FSU Day.