Division of Student Affairs

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 […]

FSU presents inaugural Latinx Cultural Celebration

Florida State University will host its inaugural Latinx Cultural Celebration, an opportunity to gather in honor of Latinx members, their contributions and history, on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The goal of the Latinx Celebration is to bring the university and Tallahassee communities together to enhance cultural awareness, increase knowledge and share untold stories of the Latinx […]

Service Leadership Seminar inspires new students to be community leaders

Forty-nine incoming freshmen discovered how they can create positive, sustainable change around Florida State University — and the world — by participating in the annual Service Leadership Seminar, the week before the fall semester. Service Leadership Seminar (SLS) is a weeklong event coordinated through the Center for Leadership and Social Change at FSU. It’s an […]

FSU’s Garnet and Gold Scholar Society honors 16 new inductees

Florida State University welcomed 16 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this summer. 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. “We […]

FSU earns national recognition for healthy campus initiatives

Florida State University has earned national recognition from Partnership for a Healthier America for its commitment to expanding healthier options across campus. Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) works to ensure that all children and young adults have the opportunity to live healthy, active lives. Florida State is one of 32 institutions of higher learning […]

FSU hires new associate vice president for Student Affairs

Florida State University announced today the appointment of Angela Lauer Chong, interim vice president for Student Affairs at The College of New Jersey, as the new associate vice president for Student Affairs, effective July 16. In her new position, Chong will oversee the University Counseling Center; University Health Services, including the Center for Health Advocacy […]

Seminole Sensation Week: FSU to host fun festivities before fall semester

As the beginning of the fall semester approaches, Florida State University will host Seminole Sensation Week, an annual weeklong tradition, full of exciting events that promotes student involvement on campus. There is a wide array of activities across campus for students from Wednesday, Aug. 23, to Tuesday, Aug. 29, that help introduce them to a […]