Watch the May 2017 edition of FSU Headlines to see the the celebration of academic excellence we know as commencement! And stay tuned for more stories from Florida State University including: Florida State announces the 2017-2018 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor. Garnet and Gold Scholars receive medallions. University President John Thrasher toasts the class of 2017. The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering hosts Senior Engineering Design Day. The annual Ice Cream Social kicks off summer.