Hurricane Michael

FSU Panama City students, faculty thrilled as campus reopens

Resilience, hope and excitement were on full display Monday morning as students returned to class at the FSU Panama City campus for the first time after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle earlier this month. They were beaming — even those who lost their homes — at the prospect of class and some return to […]

‘… It’s so devastating’: FSU students struggle to persevere after Michael

HOW TO HELP: DONATE TO THE SEMINOLE EMERGENCY RELIEF FUNDS Two weeks ago, Florida State University student Molly King never thought she’d be 23 years old and homeless. But that was before King and the rest of the Florida Panhandle met the Category 4-force winds of Hurricane Michael. Now, the senior majoring in professional communications is trying to salvage anything she can […]

FSU’s Seminoles Cruising Kitchen fires up to serve hurricane helpers

Florida State University and Seminole Dining are coming to the rescue and providing their huge mobile kitchen for hurricane relief efforts. FSU’s Seminoles Cruising Kitchen, a mammoth 18-wheeler with dual kitchens constructed on a 92-foot-long truck bed, has been cooking meals for scores of volunteers, busy making meals for hurricane survivors and emergency workers. The […]

Are you an FSU student affected by Hurricane Michael? Here’s how to get help

In response to the significant and historic impact of Hurricane Michael, FSU created the “Seminole Emergency Relief” program as an emergency fund to provide limited assistance (up to $1,000 per calendar year) to FSU students who experienced a temporary financial hardship due to the hurricane and its aftermath. Seminole Emergency Relief funds are intended to […]

FSU Panama City campus tentatively set to reopen Oct. 29

Florida State University tentatively plans to reopen its Panama City campus and resume face-to-face classes Monday, Oct. 29. “Reopening our campus is an important part of helping Panama City recover from Hurricane Michael,” said Randy Hanna, dean of FSU Panama City. “Great things were happening in Panama City before the storm, and Panama City will come back even […]

Hurricane Michael: How to help

DONATE FUNDS TO DIRECTLY BENEFIT FSU STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF IN NEED Seminole Emergency Relief Fund Florida State University has a general relief fund to benefit faculty, staff and students in times of crisis. The current goal is to assist victims of Hurricane Michael meet their essential needs. https://give.fsu.edu/relief Seminole Emergency Relief Fund — Panama […]

Update from President Thrasher: How to help after the hurricane

Updated 10:30 a.m., Oct. 15, 2018 Dear FSU Community, As Florida State University’s campus in Tallahassee returns to normal business following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Michael, we hold in our thoughts and prayers our fellow Floridians and neighbors in Georgia who are suffering greatly and are in need. We know that some faculty, staff […]