It has been 11 years since Florida State University bestowed its highest distinction, the James D. Westcott Distinguished Service Medal. This month, President John Thrasher honored two new recipients of the award. The James D. Westcott Distinguished Service Medal recognizes a “person whose distinguished service merits exceptional recognition and whose life and work exemplifies the Vires, Artes and Mores, which the university seeks to nurture […]
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.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University’s beloved and brilliant President and Dean Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte feels like he’s back home. D’Alemberte, now 85 years old and still teaching law courses, greeted friends and colleagues with his signature bright smile and cheerful style at a ceremony Nov. 18, commemorating the relocation of the “D’Alemberte Statue” from […]
FSU President Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte, also a former dean of the College of Law and current professor, is being honored with a handmade stained-glass window in Dodd Hall’s Heritage Museum. These photos reveal some specific elements created for this exquisite work of art. The window features highlights of D’Alemberte’s iconic career in education and politics. […]