FSU President John Thrasher

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 17 new inductees in virtual ceremony

 Florida State University welcomed 17 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. […]

FSU’s Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 316 new inductees in a virtual ceremony

Florida State University welcomed 316 new student inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this spring, the largest class of inductees to date since the program was started. This spring’s ceremony was held virtually due to COVID-19. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students […]

FSU students recognized virtually through President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year program

For more than 20 years, Florida State University has recognized undergraduate students who exhibit a tremendous commitment to service through its annual President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Program. This year’s 11 nominees have done everything from starting their own nonprofits to supporting local migrants and refugees to being a camp counselor for children affected […]

FSU celebrates outstanding student employees 

The Florida State University Career Center recognized the notable contributions of student employees at FSU during its sixth annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) awards ceremony on Thursday, April 16, which was held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The SEOTY ceremony gives us the opportunity to recognize the invaluable service and impact of our student employees in our […]

Florida State cuts ribbon on new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science building

Florida State University marked the official opening of its state-of-the-art Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science Building and paid tribute to one of the university’s former presidents during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. “We would not be here today if Dr. Barron did not recognize the need for this facility and make it a priority,” President John […]

FSU celebrates another year of success during FSU Day at the Capitol

The Florida Capitol was decked out in garnet and gold Feb. 12 as lawmakers and hundreds of FSU alumni and friends gathered to celebrate Florida State University’s academic and athletic achievements at FSU Day. Lawmakers from both the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate honored the university for its achievements in resolutions naming Feb. […]

Florida State University unveils statue of former President Barron

Florida State University honored former President Eric Barron with the unveiling of a life-size bronze statue to commemorate Barron’s tenure as president of the university. The statue was unveiled at the grand opening of the new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Building, a project Barron launched during his tenure. Barron and his wife, Molly, joined […]

Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship will make FSU history with first graduating class

Florida State University will celebrate a historic moment when students in the first graduating class of the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship earn diplomas Friday, May 3. The school, made possible by a record $100 million gift by Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation in December 2015, will award bachelor’s degrees to 137 students […]

FSU’s Garnet and Gold Scholar Society honors more than 300 new inductees

Florida State University welcomed 314 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society during a special ceremony on Thursday, April 25. Since 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society has encouraged student involvement and recognized undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, […]

FSU Students Give Back to Tallahassee at ‘The Big Event’

More than 1,700 volunteers from Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College woke up early Saturday, March 30, to give back to the city of Tallahassee during The Big Event 2019. It is one of the largest, one-day, student-run service projects in the nation, with more than 50 service sites across Florida’s […]

FSU students honored during 2019 President’s Humanitarian Luncheon

From ratifying amendments to registering bone marrow donors to teaching courses in Kenya and rural India, students at Florida State University have done more than just balance studies and a social life; they’ve changed lives. President John Thrasher recognized 14 undergraduate students at the Humanitarian Luncheon Tuesday, March 26, as part of the annual President’s […]

Maura’s Voice: FSU partners with foundation to research systemic violence

Florida State University President John Thrasher and FSU College of Social Work Dean Jim Clark joined the family and friends of FSU student Maura Binkley as the family launched a new foundation, Maura’s Voice, Monday, March 4. Maura was killed during a shooting at a Tallahassee yoga studio in November, along with FSU faculty member […]