commencement

FSU to hold two fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 9

Two distinguished alumni will be the featured speakers at Florida State University’s two fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 9. Dr. William T. Hold, the namesake of the College of Business’s Risk Management and Insurance program, will address graduates at the 2 p.m. ceremony, while Dr. Maxine Montgomery, professor of English and this year’s Robert O. […]

FSU to hold five Spring 2022 commencement ceremonies

Four distinguished graduates of Florida State University and the chief scientist at the FSU-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory will be the featured speakers during FSU’s spring commencement ceremonies April 29-30 and May 1 at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. President Richard McCullough will preside over this spring’s five ceremonies, with about 5,800 students […]

Florida State to host summer commencement ceremonies July 30

As positive cases continue to rise locally and nationally, including cases of the highly contagious Delta variant, FSU strongly recommends that graduates and their guests wear an appropriate face mask as we strive to protect each other and celebrate commencement together in the safest way possible.  The health and safety of our campus community is […]

FSU gives 2020 graduates their commencement ‘moment’ with special ceremonies

PHOTO GALLERY It may have come a little later than they expected, but the Class of 2020 gathered Saturday to celebrate their achievement of earning a Florida State University degree with all the pomp and pageantry of commencements past.    The COVID-19 pandemic denied last year’s graduating class the typical send-off but through three separate ceremonies at the […]

Thrasher sends Spring 2021 graduates off with inspiration from his FSU journey 

PHOTO GALLERY: APRIL 23-24 | STORY: APRIL 17-18 | PHOTO GALLERY: APRIL 17-18  Florida State University President John Thrasher urged new graduates to use the knowledge they have gained at FSU to make the world a better place in his commencement address delivered at six in-person ceremonies Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.  […]

FSU celebrates its resilient students during in-person commencement

Florida State University celebrated its spring graduates during its first in-person commencement ceremonies in more than a year Saturday, April 17, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.   The university is holding 11 smaller commencement ceremonies over the course of the next two weekends to allow for proper social distancing for graduates and their guests.   President John Thrasher is presiding over the ceremonies, as well […]