Honors Program

FSU awards honors medallions to Summer 2020 graduates

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 27 high-achieving graduates during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, July 30. The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change. The virtual ceremony included remarks by Provost Sally McRorie, Dean of […]

FSU awards record number of honors medallions to spring graduates

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 383 high-achieving graduates — the university’s largest class to date — during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, April 30. The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change. The virtual ceremony […]

FSU goes the ‘virtual’ extra mile to recruit high-achieving students

While the novel coronavirus is causing disruption for enrolled college students, the pandemic is also affecting how prospective students interact with universities. The transition to a remote campus has drastically impacted how the Florida State University Honors Program recruits potential students. Instead of bringing future students to campus, program staff have been hard at work […]

Charlotte Wollermann

Senior Charlotte Wollermann has used her time at Florida State University to further her professional ambitions while giving back to her hometown of Tallahassee in the process. Wollermann was attracted to Florida State because of its student-centered culture and atmosphere to foster growth and learning. At Florida State, she’s had the opportunity to develop the […]

Evan Albury

Senior Evan Albury wants to make a difference through suicide prevention research, and her experiences at Florida State University are helping her reach that goal. Albury, who grew up in Palm City, Florida, said her parents raised her to help people. From a young age, she remembers doing volunteer work with her family for United […]

Ashley Moses

Florida State University honors student Ashley Moses boasts some impressive accomplishments, but she’s not just looking to check off boxes or fill up her resume during her collegiate career. Moses, a senior from Orlando, first visited FSU for a high school cross country meet and said the campus “immediately felt like home.” When she returned […]

FSU unveils enhanced Honors Program

Florida State University is implementing some important changes to enhance the Honors Program this fall. The program has named a new director and hired three new specialized honors faculty members who have designed a core honors curriculum around interrelated courses on enduring themes. Annette Schwabe, associate dean of Undergraduate Studies and former director of Liberal […]

Engage 100: Connecting students beyond the classroom

College is a place for educational and personal growth, a place where students begin finding their place in the world. Florida State University is doing its part to help students during that process through its new initiative, Engage 100. The initiative is designed to enhance the student experience by connecting, engaging and challenging them from […]

Ivonne Mendieta

Florida State University senior Ivonne Mendieta has combined two unlikely subjects — biological science and religion — to foster a college experience that reflects her goal of becoming a physician. Mendieta’s relationship with religion began at a young age. She grew up around her family practicing different versions of Christianity and Catholicism while alternating living […]