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FSU summer commencement speakers encourage graduates to plan and persevere

Florida State University graduates celebrated milestones and reflected on the opportunities FSU provided them during summer commencement held Friday, August 2, and Saturday, August 3. Degrees were awarded to 2,673 students, with more than 1,400 graduates participating in two ceremonies at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. President John Thrasher presided over commencement and introduced […]

Florida State to hold summer commencement Aug. 2, 3

Florida State University will host summer commencement ceremonies Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Allan Bense, a former chair of the FSU Board of Trustees and former Speaker of the Florida House, will deliver the keynote address Friday evening. Retired Lt. Col. John Crowe, who served as a […]

Graduates celebrate achievements, mark historic firsts during FSU spring commencement

Florida State University graduates celebrated important milestones and reflected on moments of triumph and tragedy during four spring commencement ceremonies over the weekend. More than 6,500 students graduated this spring with over 5,500 graduates participating in the ceremonies held Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. FSU President […]

FSU’s spring commencement ceremonies set for May 3, 4

Three highly successful graduates of Florida State University will be the featured speakers at FSU’s four spring commencement ceremonies. John Dailey, mayor of Tallahassee, will be the keynote speaker at 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 W. Pensacola St. Later that evening, John W. Thiel, a business consultant […]

Fall commencement speakers encourage graduates to appreciate their journeys, embrace the future

MORE: Photo Gallery | FSU doctoral graduate overcomes odds with perseverance, power of higher education A short and sweet pep talk from Lonni Alameda, Florida State University’s national champion softball coach, headlined Saturday’s fall commencement ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 15. “In our athletic world it would be good morning #Tribe18,” Alameda said. “Today’s an amazing day for you […]

FSU summer graduates learn lessons on hard work, success and family

Hundreds of Florida State University students stepped across the stage Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday, Aug. 4, to accept hard-earned degrees during two jubilant summer commencement ceremonies that paved the way to new adventures for each graduate. President John Thrasher presided over both ceremonies — the first time in school history FSU has held two summer […]