Division of Student Affairs

FSU Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life elected as president of national organization

Florida State University’s director of  Fraternity and Sorority Life has been elected to serve as president of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA). Chris Graham will begin a two-year term as president of the AFA in November. He is the first Black man and the youngest person elected to the position. “I’m incredibly honored to […]

FSU programs earn recognition from Princeton Review

Some of Florida State University’s key programs have earned recognition in the latest edition of the Princeton Review’s lists and rankings. The Career Center is ranked as one of the Top 20 Best University Career Services in the nation, while the University Counseling Center is ranked as one of the Top 20 Best University Counseling […]

Sustainable Campus hosts socially distanced bike distribution

Neither a rainy Saturday morning nor a global pandemic stood in the way of connecting students to safe, sustainable transportation during Florida State University’s reCycle Bike program distribution event this fall. Sustainable Campus’ reCycle Bike program has been renting refurbished bicycles to FSU students since the program’s inception in 2011. This year’s distribution event, held […]

Student leaders, local officials ask community to take pledge in battle against COVID-19

The student government associations of Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College have partnered with local leaders to encourage students and community members to sign a pledge to protect the health and safety of the Tallahassee community. With the return of thousands of college students to Tallahassee, the pledge initiative aims to […]

Mask up! FSU distributing free face coverings to students

As Florida State University welcomes its students, faculty and staff back to campus this fall, health and safety continue to be the top priority. One of the ways the university community can help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 is wearing a face covering, which is required when visiting all indoor facilities on campus. “Wearing a […]

FSU engages students through reimagined ‘Welcome FSU’ activities

Each year, Florida State University presents “Welcome FSU,” a week of engaging events to promote student involvement and inclusion on-campus. This fall, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Division of Student Affairs revised the traditional ways to foster a sense of community to keep students safe and socially distant. The reimagined Welcome FSU aligns with […]

FSU greets new students virtually with ‘Welcome FSU’

More than 2,000 freshmen will start their college careers at Florida State University during Summer Session C, which begins Monday, June 22. While they will not be together in the traditional sense, FSU’s Division of Student Affairs is aiming to foster a sense of community through a virtual version of Welcome FSU. Welcome FSU is […]

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 […]

Students, faculty and staff honored virtually on annual Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations were recognized during the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night Tuesday, April 14. The winners were announced virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honor the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus who engage in leadership learning.   The awards and their recipients are:  President’s Award, given to an […]

FSU to honor 100 outstanding seniors through new awards program

Florida State University has launched a new awards recognition program that will honor a diverse group of 100 seniors who have shown exceptional leadership during their collegiate careers. The awards program, named the Torchbearer 100, is intended to thank and celebrate these students’ leadership and legacy. Honorees will be recognized for their notable impact within […]

FSU’S Garnet and Gold Scholar Society honors 58 new inductees

Florida State University welcomed 58 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall. 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. “It […]

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs Angela Chong to dually serve as Dean of Students

Florida State University has appointed Angela Lauer Chong, associate vice president for Student Affairs, to dually serve as the Dean of Students, effective Dec. 13. “I have appointed Angela Lauer Chong to also serve as Dean of Students for the Division of Student Affairs,” said Amy Hecht, vice president for Student Affairs. “She will continue […]