Students & Campus Life

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 […]

FSU student receives prestigious Hollings Scholarship

Rising junior Jonathan Marcus is the latest Florida State University student to receive an Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The nationally competitive scholarship includes up to $19,000 of academic assistance over two years and a 10-week, paid summer internship with NOAA. “It has been a dream of […]

Two FSU graduate students win state’s only P.E.O. scholarships

Only two graduate students in the entire state of Florida were awarded prestigious Scholar Awards from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), and they’re both enrolled in programs at Florida State University. Jessi Thomsen, a doctoral candidate in the English Department with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition, and Brittany Mathes, a doctoral candidate in the […]

FSU graduate student wins trio of Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists college awards

A Florida State University student won big at the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists’ 2019 Excellence in Broadcast News College Contest. Alexandra Wendling, a graduate student in the College of Communication and Information, won first place in three categories of the contest. The winners were announced Saturday, May 9, during a virtual ceremony due to […]

Med students create way to show ‘kindness can be just as contagious’ as coronavirus

Like many others, second-year med students Vinita Akula and Gabby Cintron were overwhelmed and anxious in response to unrelenting and ever-changing news and headlines at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to offset the anger, sadness and stress felt across the globe, the duo created a website, “Kindness amid the Coronavirus,” to […]

FSU Career Center launches new platform to help students connect with employers

Florida State University students now have a new platform where they can search for jobs and internships posted by employers interested in FSU students, discover on-campus and virtual career events, and explore a wide variety of other career resources. NoleNetwork, launched by the FSU Career Center, is a new career management system and job board […]

FSU awards record number of honors medallions to spring graduates

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 383 high-achieving graduates — the university’s largest class to date — during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, April 30. The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change. The virtual ceremony […]

Seven FSU students win prestigious NSF graduate fellowships

Seven Florida State University students have received the highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.   The fellowship program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.   “Florida State has extraordinary students who are the next generation of faculty […]

FSU electrical engineering student earns Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

A Florida State University graduate student at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering has been unstoppable these days. Jackie Jermyn’s research on mobile robot navigation has led the young scholar on a path that has earned her a prestigious SMART Scholarship from the Department of Defense (DoD), which will fully fund her doctoral studies for the […]