Florida State’s College of Education Week to highlight impact of research on community

Florida State University’s seventh annual College of Education Week will feature events from Monday, Oct. 30, through Saturday, Nov. 4, to celebrate the college’s students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends. 

This year’s theme, “Research in Action,” will be highlighted at the Dean’s Breakfast that will take place at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30 at the FSU Alumni Center Grand Ballroom, 1030 W. Tennessee St.

Faculty will give brief presentations about their current research and service initiatives affecting the community, such as suicide prevention, homelessness and summer enrichment programs for low-income students. Each presentation will be followed by a community member from a local organization who will speak about the impact the service initiatives have had thus far. Organizations represented include The Kearney Center, North Florida Freedom Schools and the Palmer Munroe Teen Center.

The week will also feature: Technology Showcase and Pizza Party, Tuesday, Oct. 31; Ice Cream Social, Thursday, Nov. 2; and the Scholarship Awards Breakfast, Saturday, Nov. 4.

For more information on these events, visit education.fsu.edu/coeweek.