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FSU unveils memorial wall to honor late dean Nancy H. Marcus

When Florida State University students walk into the Nancy H. Marcus Great Hall in the Honors, Scholars and Fellows Building, they won’t have to wonder about the woman who the room is named after. They will have pictures, awards and write-ups honoring Marcus’ legacy thanks to a new memorial wall unveiled Thursday, Oct. 17. The […]

The FSUshadow Program helps students cultivate career paths with confidence

The Career Center at Florida State University is making it possible for students to test drive a career by connecting them with employers, community partners, alumni and friends of the university for one-day job shadowing opportunities. The program, FSUshadow, exposes students to a wide variety of career fields and helps them cultivate their career path […]

FSU Wind Orchestra recognizes unprecedented CBDNA presidencies held by FSU faculty

The Florida State University College of Music celebrated its faculty members who have served as president of the College Band Director’s National Association with the world premiere of a brand-new work performed by the FSU Wind Orchestra during a Sept. 27 concert at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. The new work, “Pi’ilani and Ko’olau,” was commissioned […]

InternFSU helps students land meaningful experiences

Florida State University students no longer have to travel off-campus to land significant and life-changing internships. The InternFSU program at Florida State University provides 100 on-campus paid experiential learning opportunities for currently enrolled full-time, undergraduate, degree-seeking FSU students during the fall and spring semesters. Students — regardless of financial resources and family background — can […]

Florida State to host Family Weekend Sept. 27-28

Florida State University will welcome students’ parents and family members during its annual Family Weekend. This year, the event will take place Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28. “As a time-honored tradition at Florida State University, Family Weekend is a wonderful occasion for family members to reconnect with their FSU students and to learn […]

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 […]

Florida State to greet students with ‘Welcome FSU’ week

Florida State University will kick off the new academic year with “Welcome FSU,” a weeklong tradition full of engaging events that promote student involvement and inclusion on campus. Welcome FSU will offer a wide array of campus activities from Thursday, Aug. 22, through Thursday, Aug. 29, that introduce students to a variety of campus organizations […]

FSU students seize the summer with real-world experiences

What did you do this summer? Attend class on the side of a volcano? Work with a German student affairs organization? Curate an exhibit of 19th-century French paintings? Those are just some of the hands-on, real world experiences that Florida State University students took advantage of during their summer break. Internships, service learning, undergraduate research […]

Inside the story of Emmett Till: FSU professor launches app with digital perspective of civil rights icon

A Florida State University professor’s five-year research project has opened a new window of understanding about the brutal murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955 that became a catalyst of the civil rights movement. Davis Houck, FSU’s Fannie Lou Hamer Professor of Rhetorical Studies in the College of Communication and Information, and his colleagues have […]

CARE jumpstarts first-generation students’ college journey

Starting college can be an overwhelming experience for any student, especially for those who are the first in their families to do so. That’s why Florida State University’s Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement’s (CARE) Summer Bridge Program focuses on providing first-generation students with a strong network of support and campus engagement opportunities. Last week, […]

The Ringling brings the museum experience and free programs to kids and families

The modern museum is a vibrant, inclusive hub of activities for the community that it serves. With the guidance of its new strategic plan, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art has made great strides toward achieving its goals of inclusion, inspiration and excellence. The Ringling’s Youth and Family Program Manager, Angelica Hull, has […]

Grubbs to serve as interim dean of FSU’s College of Nursing

Florida State University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie has appointed Laurie Grubbs to serve as interim dean of the College of Nursing, effective July 1. Grubbs succeeds Judith McFetridge-Durdle, who is retiring as dean June 30. McFetridge-Durdle will return to FSU as a faculty member in January 2020 to assist […]