Division of Student Affairs

‘Welcome FSU’ ushers in Summer B with days of events, activities

Welcome FSU has returned for the Summer B term and is offering an array of activities for students. The university presents Welcome FSU each semester and provides a series of events and programs that serve as the official welcome for all Florida State students. The program started on June 16 and will continue through June […]

For 2nd straight year, FSU student body president to lead Florida Student Association, take seat on university system board

For the second straight year, Florida State University’s student body president has been elected to serve as chair of the Florida Student Association (FSA). Nimna Gabadage, FSU’s student body president and a member of the FSU Board of Trustees, will represent the students of Florida’s 12 public universities in his role as FSA chair. That […]

FSU Division of Student Affairs names new assistant vice president

Zduy Peter Chu has been named Florida State University’s new assistant vice president for the Division of Student Affairs. Chu joins Florida State from Valdosta State University, where he has served as the director of Housing and Residence Life and deputy chief officer of Student Affairs Strategic Initiatives since 2017. He will begin work at […]

Student leader and recent FSU graduate receives scholarship from NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Nastassia “Tazzy” Janvier, former president of the Florida State University Student Government Association, has been selected to join a prestigious program committed to providing civil rights legal advocacy in the South. Janvier will join an elite 10-person cohort of the Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP), a pipeline program of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society inducts 129 new members

Florida State University welcomes 129 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this spring. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. To […]

Nursing associate professor wins Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award

Sabrina L. Dickey, an associate professor in the Florida State University College of Nursing, has received the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award. Dickey earned a $1,000 stipend for the annual award that honors a faculty member, administrator or staff member for outstanding service in keeping with the principles and ideals of Dr. […]

FSU Flying High Circus celebrates 75 years

Since 1947, the expression of “running away to join the circus” has been a real option for students at Florida State University. Seventy-five years later, a new generation of students continues to create magic beneath the twin cupolas of the grandiose tent that is home to the Florida State University Flying High Circus. “The circus […]

Seminole Tribe of Florida member’s artwork to be displayed in new FSU Student Union

After an extensive open search for artists, the Florida State Universit­y Division of Student Affairs has selected a member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida to create artwork that will be prominently displayed in the new FSU Student Union. Later this summer, an acrylic painting by accomplished artist and Seminole Tribe of Florida member Erica […]

FSU to host second annual ‘Live Well Day’

The Division of Student Affairs at Florida State University is getting ready to host its second annual Live Well Day, an event designed to promote and educate students on the benefits of a holistic approach to health and wellness. Live Well Day will feature a variety of interactive activities where students can engage and learn […]

Laventrice Ridgeway named Assistant Dean and Director of the Office of Accessibility Services

Florida State University’s Division of Student Affairs has announced Laventrice Ridgeway as the new assistant dean and director of the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS). He will begin his role on Jan. 10. Ridgeway comes to FSU with a strong background in accessibility services and student support services such as the Upward Bound and Educational […]

FSU named to ESPN Honor Roll for Special Olympics Unified Sports Programs

Florida State University was recently named to a list of 25 schools on the ESPN Honor Roll, a part of ESPN’s Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools National Recognition Program. FSU is the only university in Florida to receive this recognition in 2021. Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools is a program for schools that intentionally promote […]

FSU Panama City names new director of Student Affairs

Florida State University has announced LaToya Stackhouse as the new director of Student Affairs for FSU Panama City (FSU PC). She will begin her role as director on Jan. 3, 2022. “I am excited to welcome LaToya to the Student Affairs team. Her energy, experience and ability to connect with students will be such an […]