Students & Campus Life

FSU ROTC to host 5k run honoring FSU alumnus 2LT Justin Sisson

The Florida State University Army ROTC program will host the 6th Annual 2019 2LT Justin Sisson Memorial Run/Walk on Saturday, March 9. Pre-activities start at 8 a.m., and the race/walk will begin at 9 a.m. on Langford Green at Doak Campbell Stadium. Sisson, an FSU alumnus and Army ROTC Officer, lost his life at age 23 […]

Seminole Dining secures No. 45 spot in recent ranking

Seminole Dining is ranked among the best food service providers for colleges and universities in the country. In October, The Daily Meal, an all-encompassing food website popular for its coverage of food and beverages, ranked Florida State University No. 45 in its annual “75 Best Colleges for Food for 2018 Ranking.” The article can be […]

Devoted humanitarian Samantha Kunin recognized as Rhodes Scholar finalist

Florida State University senior Samantha Kunin is an accomplished scholar, dedicated humanitarian and an avid rower. Those achievements put her on an exciting journey as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship this fall. Kunin, 20, interviewed Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama for the world’s oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award. While she was not one […]

Students affirm their commitment to the community at first annual Little Event

More than 300 students from Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College came together on Saturday, Nov. 3 to make a big impact on the Leon County community for the first annual Little Event.   The event’s sponsor, The Big Event Tallahassee, hopes this new fall initiative will encourage volunteerism year round and prepare students for The Big Event, an annual day of community service […]

Florida State celebrates Homecoming Week 2018

Florida State University will host its annual Homecoming Week celebration with the theme “Garnet, Gold & Glory” beginning Monday, Oct. 15, through Saturday, Oct. 20. Live performances, a street parade and FSU’s largest pep rally highlight this year’s events leading up to the Homecoming football game against Wake Forest Saturday, Oct. 20. Featured events include: […]

FSU student earns dramatic victory in bid to compete in Winter Olympics

The miracle story of Florida State University student and aspiring Olympic athlete Josh Williamson has added another remarkable chapter following his dramatic victory at the 2018 USA Bobsled National Push Championships. Williamson, a junior marketing major, competed in four heats last week in a group of 20 athletes, and he won each event at the […]

FSU students win Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study abroad

Twenty-one Florida State University students have spent recent months studying in 12 different countries around the globe thanks to prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State. The Gilman Scholarship is a grant program that gives students the opportunity to study or intern abroad and emphasizes learning about culture and language to […]

FSU encourages mental health awareness and support at Fresh Check Day

Florida State University hosted its second annual Fresh Check Day to promote mental health, alert students to campus resources and lessen the stigma associated with mental illness. Students, faculty and staff gathered on Landis Green to learn how FSU addresses mental wellness and how to better support their peers. Organizers aimed to provide the community with information […]

Seminole Dining ‘all in’ for community

Seminole Dining is “all in” when it comes to partnering with local law enforcement officials for a good cause. On Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office hosted the third annual American Heart Association Barbecue, a lunch featuring a silent auction and raffle that raised funds for heart disease research. The community event […]

New students, faculty look to continue Florida State’s upward trajectory

Florida State University will welcome about 42,000 students back to campus, along with 240 new faculty, as classes begin for the 2018-2019 academic year Monday, Aug. 27. The incoming freshman class of about 6,400 students is expected to be one of the most academically talented cohorts in FSU history. “We’re thrilled to welcome an exceptional […]

Seminole Sensation Week kicks off fall semester, promotes student involvement

As Florida State University welcomes students back to campus for the fall semester, the university will host Seminole Sensation Week, an annual weeklong tradition, full of engaging events that promote student involvement on campus. Seminole Sensation Week offers students a wide array of campus activities from Wednesday, Aug. 22, through Wednesday, Aug. 29, that help introduce them […]