FSU Student Star

Emma Davis

For as long as Emma Davis can remember, she wanted to go to Florida State University.    “When I came to FSU in high school to interview for the Presidential Scholars Program, it confirmed this was a place where I could spend four years learning and growing — not just as a student, but as an […]

Jenevieve Norton

The first time Jenevieve Norton visited the Florida State University campus, she felt an immediate connection. “I chose to attend FSU because of the academic and research opportunities available here,” she said. “I also believed I could build strong social and professional connections.” Norton’s motivation comes from her family — education has always been highly […]

Matthew Forrest

Like so many of us, Tallahassee native Matthew Forrest was unclear about his career goals when he first came to Florida State University. After one semester, he left school and began to work full-time, eventually earning an associate degree in graphic design. Ten years later, he is completing his BFA in studio art within the College of Fine Arts. “As a […]

John Sutor

John Sutor was a junior in high school when he first visited Florida State University as a participant in the Young Scholars Program, a six-week residential science and mathematics summer program for Florida high school students with significant potential for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Captivated by the beautiful campus and intrigued by the […]

Matthew Singer

Graduate student Matthew Singer always knew serving others would be his mission in life. Florida State University’s College of Social Sciences and Public Policy is helping pave the way for him to be the advocate he is destined to become. The FSU campus landscape was love at first sight for Singer. From the patterned brick buildings to the canopy trees on his first visit, […]

James Ippolito

When James Ippolito presented his undergraduate research at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition in 2018, he had no idea it would lead him to enroll as a graduate student at Florida State University. At the time, Ippolito was an undergraduate at the University of New Hampshire, presenting research related to multivitamin/mineral […]

Osman Mahboob

Growing up in Tallahassee, Florida State University senior Osman Mahboob has always been an avid fan of all things FSU. “Coming out of high school, I knew that Florida State would provide me with an abundance of opportunities to challenge myself, expand my social network and open doors to higher education,” Mahboob said. “Armed with […]

Rachel Corry

Florida State University junior Rachel Corry strives to connect a future career in communications and environmental public service while encouraging individuals to be mindful of local sustainability. Born and raised in Tallahassee, Corry grew up with garnet and gold in her blood and was attracted to FSU by the welcoming, exciting and diverse spirit. “I […]

Michelle Grand

When considering a college to pursue a civil engineering degree, Michelle Grand knew exactly what she was looking for, and she found it at Florida State University. A small-school feel, inclusive environment, a diverse student body and bountiful opportunities outside the classroom were at the top of Grand’s list as she considered what school she’d […]

Ankit Patel

Ankit Patel came to Florida State University expecting to follow the typical pre-medical school path but soon found many unexpected and new interests along the way that would drive his career goals toward the future. Patel was drawn to FSU because of the beautiful campus, friendly people and research opportunities for undergraduate students. Entering as […]

Trystan Loustau

Junior psychology major Trystan Loustau has made the most of her collegiate journey at Florida State University, taking full advantage of opportunities for undergraduate research and on-campus involvement. Loustau, a Jacksonville native, made the decision to attend Florida State University after being invited to the 2018 Interview Weekend for the Presidential Scholars Program. There, she […]