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Roadmap to Success: FSU’s ProfessioNole Ready course integration promotes career readiness

Florida State University understands that the success of students is ultimately determined by their post-graduation achievements. That’s why when the university laid out its comprehensive strategic plan in 2017, it emphasized the importance of supporting career advising and professional development. Already offering future-focused academic programs, real-world experiences and savvy career advising, the FSU Career Center […]

A roadmap to success: ‘Design Thinking’ sparks innovative spirit of FSU students

When Florida State University mapped out strategic goals in 2017 that would guide its path in strengthening the university, deepening its commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship was at the top of the list.  FSU’s efforts to pursue that goal have included creating the first standalone college of entrepreneurship in the nation with the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship, as well as an across-the-board push to kindle an intrepid spirit in students. Since 2017, the university has increased its entrepreneurship and innovation […]

A roadmap to success: FSU invests in interdisciplinary research to meet future challenges

The biggest problems facing the world often don’t stay nicely within the boundaries of a single academic discipline to be easily understood and solved. Those problems spread out, affecting many people in different ways. Solutions are imperfect, and progress might be pieced together by experts from many fields. Those are the sorts of problems that […]

A roadmap to success: Student success is part of the plan and the culture at FSU

Florida State University’s 74-percent graduation rate is the highest in State University System of Florida history and ranks among the top 10 public universities nationally, but for FSU, it is more than just a record-setting number. The achievement also fits squarely within the scope of the university’s expansive strategic plan, which launched in 2017. Student success is one of the plan’s pillars, which university officials have advanced through a combination of new initiatives and established programs […]

A roadmap to success: FSU reaping rewards of strategic plan

FSU’s Roadmap to Success Starts with its Strategic Goals Goal I: Entrepreneurship and Innovation (E&I) ‘Design Thinking’ sparks innovative spirit of FSU students Goal II: Academic and Research Excellence FSU invests in interdisciplinary research to meet future challenges Goal III: Diversity and Inclusion FSU launches ‘Diversity Talks’ podcast Goal IV-V: Student Success Student success is […]

FSU Facilities receives state award for recycling efforts

Florida State University was recognized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the Florida Recycling Partnership as a 2020 Recycling Award winner. Specifically, Florida State was honored with the Recycling Champion Award. All of the 2020 Recycling Award Winners presented their programs during a webinar Thursday, Dec. 10. “Many universities and businesses talk […]

Florida State University receives most 2020 Florida TaxWatch Awards of any state university

For the fifth consecutive year, Florida State University employees claimed a total of 14 Florida TaxWatch Productivity Awards, the most by any institution in the State University System. The Florida TaxWatch Productivity Awards recognize and reward state employees and workgroups who find ways to improve services, increase efficiencies and save Florida taxpayers millions of dollars […]

New FSU students connect through new Nole2Nole Peer Mentor Program

Florida State University has rolled out a new mentoring program for incoming freshmen who are beginning their collegiate careers a bit differently than in past summers. Last month, about 2,200 incoming freshmen started taking their first-ever college classes during FSU’s Summer C session, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all classes are being taught remotely […]

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 […]

FSU Career Center job shadow program continues to grow

More than 90 Florida State University students spent their winter break gaining career experience through the Career Center’s job shadow program — FSUshadow. The program helps students cultivate career-related, decision-making skills, along with gaining knowledge and insight into a wide variety of career fields and industries. Since FSUshadow’s introduction in fall 2016, student participation has more […]