Florida State University

FSU receives proclamation from Leon County Board of County Commissioners in honor of No. 18 ranking

The Leon County Board of County Commissioners recognized Florida State University’s contributions to higher education in the state of Florida with a proclamation during the board’s regular public meeting Dec. 10. The proclamation acknowledged Florida State’s rise in the national rankings, record number of admissions applications, all-time high graduate student enrollment rates, best four-year graduation […]

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 […]

The Ringling receives significant gift from Stanton and Nancy Kaplan

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art received a significant gift from Stanton B. Kaplan and Nancy W. Kaplan, a couple with a long history of volunteering at and providing financial support to the museum. This gift includes a major photography collection that features more than a thousand photographs by over 30 prominent artists […]

FSU School of Dance faculty member awarded prestigious Bogliasco Fellowship

A Florida State University dance professor has been awarded the prestigious Bogliasco Study Center Fellowship. Award-winning dancer and choreographer Gwen Welliver, an assistant professor in the School of Dance, will spend a one-month residency during the spring 2020 semester at the Bogliasco Study Center in Italy. The Bogliasco Foundation supports the arts and humanities by […]

FSU professor becomes member of the International Academy of Ceramics

A Florida State University professor of art has been invited by international colleagues to become a member of the International Academy of Ceramics. Holly Hanessian, who joined the Department of Art faculty in 2005, has accepted a prestigious nomination to become a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, the principal organization representing the interests […]

FSU to hold forum for faculty, students looking to publish first book

Florida State University Libraries, in partnership with the FSU Office of Research Development and the Office of Faculty Development, presents the First Book Forum, an event catered to researchers and scholars interested in turning their research into book publications. The First Book Forum is open to FSU faculty and graduate students who are new to […]

FSU School of Dance presents striking works at annual ‘An Evening of Dance’

The Florida State University School of Dance presents “An Evening of Dance,” an annual event that highlights the creative choreography and performance skills of the school’s students and faculty. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre in Montgomery Hall, located on […]

The Career Center at FSU launches online series to help students design their career-ready skills

The Career Center at Florida State University recently launched ProfessioNole Ready, an online professional development series that aims to help students master the career-ready skills employers want to see in applicants. ProfessioNole Ready features interactive activities, informative videos and module quizzes that help students develop career action plans, hone their skills and engage with Career […]

FSU nursing professor recognized as Fellow of the American Heart Association

A Florida State University College of Nursing professor has been recognized as a fellow of the American Heart Association. Assistant Professor Lucinda Graven will be recognized as a newly elected fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA) at the AHA Scientific Sessions Nov. 16 -18 in Philadelphia. “It’s a great honor to know that I’m […]

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 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 […]