Students & Campus Life

FSUshadow hosts first virtual session, breaks record for student participants

FSUshadow, the Florida State University Career Center’s one-day job shadow program, held its first-ever virtual session earlier this month, breaking a record for student participation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the program has adapted from a traditional in-person setting to a virtual one to ensure that FSU students still have access to safe and impactful career […]

‘Florida State Anywhere’ connects campus to students from wherever they are

Engaging with students has always been a top priority at Florida State University and, as the university community continues to navigate through a global pandemic this fall, that won’t change.  New undergraduate first-year and transfer students who are living away from Tallahassee and taking classes remotely will still be able to take advantage of programs and services that will connect them to the […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 17 new inductees in virtual ceremony

 Florida State University welcomed 17 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this summer. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. […]

CARE bridges the gap for FSU’s first-generation students

Beginning college can be an overwhelming experience for first-year students. And starting college amid a pandemic can make the experience more intimidating. For first-generation students, it can be an even bigger challenge. To help ease the transition to college for first-generation students, Florida State University’s Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement (CARE) provides a foundation […]

New FSU students connect through new Nole2Nole Peer Mentor Program

Florida State University has rolled out a new mentoring program for incoming freshmen who are beginning their collegiate careers a bit differently than in past summers. Last month, about 2,200 incoming freshmen started taking their first-ever college classes during FSU’s Summer C session, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all classes are being taught remotely […]

FSU Libraries becomes a virtual hub for remote learning

Florida State University Libraries provides a space where the university community gathers to study, access research materials and collaborate. Now, with classes being taught remotely through the end of the summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that central hub has become a virtual focal point and resource. While its physical locations are currently closed, FSU […]

FSU Law School grad earns coveted two-year fellowship to work on immigration advocacy

Immigration has been a part of Daniela Donoso’s life since she and her family left Quito, Ecuador, for Miami when she was six months old. Now, just months after graduating with her law degree from  Florida State University’s College of Law, she’s going to put that passion and education to work with the backing of a two-year, $100,000 fellowship from the Equal Justice Works Foundation to focus on […]

FSU greets new students virtually with ‘Welcome FSU’

More than 2,000 freshmen will start their college careers at Florida State University during Summer Session C, which begins Monday, June 22. While they will not be together in the traditional sense, FSU’s Division of Student Affairs is aiming to foster a sense of community through a virtual version of Welcome FSU. Welcome FSU is […]

FSU medical fraternity takes home honors from national organization

The Florida State University chapter of the Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity has won the Chapter Excellence Award for universities in the southeast.   “This was an amazing feat by the undergraduate students,” said Professor of Exercise Science Chester Ray, the group’s adviser. “This group has only been in existence for less than two years.”  The […]

Incoming FSU students begin virtual orientation

This week, thousands of incoming Florida State University students and their families will begin orientation as they prepare for collegiate life and the Summer C and Fall 2020 terms. There’s just one change — sessions are being held virtually to maintain a safe and healthy environment for all. “Orientation is an essential part to student […]

Nine FSU students earn U.S. Fulbright awards

Nine Florida State University graduate students and recent alumni will conduct research or have the opportunity to teach English abroad during the 2020-2021 academic year as a part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Since 1945, the program has provided students and young scholars opportunities to develop research, study and teach all over the world. […]

FSU Career Center online program earns national recognition

The Florida State University Career Center’s flagship online professional development series, ProfessioNole Ready, has received national recognition for excellence in the field of career services from one of the industry’s leading organizations. ProfessioNole Ready was awarded an honorable mention from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in the Technology Excellence category as part […]