FSU President John Thrasher

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 236 new inductees in virtual ceremony

Florida State University welcomed 236 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this spring. 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. The […]

Thrasher inducted to FSU’s Greek Hall of Fame

Florida State University President John Thrasher was inducted into FSU’s Greek Hall of Fame for his lifetime of service to the FSU community during the Pursuit of Excellence Awards ceremony April 14 at Capital City Country Club. It is the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life’s highest individual honor. “President Thrasher’s leadership, vision and commitment […]

FSU to hold virtual Fall Commencement Ceremony Dec. 11

Florida State University will hold a virtual commencement ceremony for its fall graduates Friday, Dec. 11. President John Thrasher will preside over the ceremony, which will be streamed on the university’s website, Facebook and YouTube channels. The ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET. The virtual ceremony will incorporate many of the traditional customs associated […]

FSU remembers David Ford, former Board of Trustees member and champion of student success

Prominent New York businessman David B. Ford, a Florida State University alumnus and former member of the FSU Board of Trustees who had a passion for student success, died Sept. 20 of complications related to cancer. He was 74. Ford changed the lives of countless FSU students through his investment in programs that helped them […]

Florida State University honors Latinx culture with virtual celebration

Florida State University students, faculty, staff and administrators gathered online this year for a spirited cultural celebration of the Latinx community Monday, Sept. 28, via Zoom. The second annual event, first held last year in Ruby Diamond Auditorium, gathers the university and Tallahassee communities to share in the acknowledgment of the history, untold stories and […]

FSU College of Nursing partners with United Health Foundation to establish Military Health concentration

Florida State University’s College of Nursing has received a $1.25 million commitment from the United Health Foundation to prepare nurse practitioners to better address the distinct health needs of individuals who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The three-year partnership with the United Health Foundation will allow the FSU College of Nursing to equip […]

The Big Story: September 8, 2020

This month, President John Thrasher is honoring two new recipients of the James D. Westcott Distinguished Service Medal. Professor Emerita Myra Hurt, who retired earlier this year after more than 33 years of service to Florida State, and President Emeritus Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, who died in May 2019, are receiving the medals for their extraordinary contributions to the university.

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 […]