Students & Campus Life

FSU students recognized virtually through President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year program

For more than 20 years, Florida State University has recognized undergraduate students who exhibit a tremendous commitment to service through its annual President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Program. This year’s 11 nominees have done everything from starting their own nonprofits to supporting local migrants and refugees to being a camp counselor for children affected […]

FSU’s Student Resilience Project is a go-to tool for coping with anxiety related to COVID-19

When Florida State University researchers and administrators developed the Student Resilience Project two years ago, they were not envisioning that students — or anyone else — would be dealing with the stress of a global pandemic.   Now, those skills and tips that the online, evidence-informed trauma resilience training tool teaches students are more important […]

FSU celebrates outstanding student employees 

The Florida State University Career Center recognized the notable contributions of student employees at FSU during its sixth annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) awards ceremony on Thursday, April 16, which was held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The SEOTY ceremony gives us the opportunity to recognize the invaluable service and impact of our student employees in our […]

Students, faculty and staff honored virtually on annual Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations were recognized during the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night Tuesday, April 14. The winners were announced virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honor the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus who engage in leadership learning.   The awards and their recipients are:  President’s Award, given to an […]

FSU goes the ‘virtual’ extra mile to recruit high-achieving students

While the novel coronavirus is causing disruption for enrolled college students, the pandemic is also affecting how prospective students interact with universities. The transition to a remote campus has drastically impacted how the Florida State University Honors Program recruits potential students. Instead of bringing future students to campus, program staff have been hard at work […]

FSU neuroscience undergraduate wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

A Florida State University student whose personal experiences inspire her dream of being a neuroscience researcher has received the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, awarded to the nation’s brightest mathematics, science and engineering college sophomores and juniors. Jessica Dixon, a sophomore from Indialantic, Florida, will receive up to $7,500 in both her junior and senior years […]

FSU Campus Recreation’s virtual classes allow students to be ‘Active Anywhere’ 

FSU Campus Recreation is offering a variety of live fitness classes in response to the university’s recent transition to remote learning.   Twenty-three classes are currently offered Monday through Friday and can be accessed through students’ FSU Zoom accounts. The live classes include Chair Barre, HIIT 30, Roll & Recover 30, Mat Pilates, Yoga 45, Dance 45 and Hardcore 30.  Cassidy Haglund, a group fitness instructor, was excited to continue […]

FSU students provide tutoring for local refugee community

A program created by students at Florida State University is providing area migrant, immigrant and refugee children with a better chance to succeed in school and in the community. The Migrant and Refugee Education Alliance, now known as Darasa – a Swahili word meaning “classroom” – was started as a student organization in 2016 in […]

FSU theater student wins 2020 Master’s in Four competition

From measuring groundwater seepage to analyzing trends of perfectionism and studying how the Zika virus alters DNA organization, Florida State University master’s students presented their significant research at the annual FSU Graduate School’s Master’s in Four competition, Tuesday, Feb. 25. “Master’s in Four was created by the FSU Graduate School in response to faculty who […]

FSU invites knowledgeable professionals to become mentors in online program

Mentorship is a pillar for career success, which is why Florida State University has set the ambitious goal of registering 2,500 mentors in The Career Center’s ProfessioNole Mentors program by 2023. Established in 1988, ProfessioNole Mentors is one of the center’s longest running programs, connecting students with professionals for career advice and guidance for more […]