Student Government Association

‘I found my purpose’: FSU student using her voice as Miss World to advocate for women and girls

When Florida State University undergraduate Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica was crowned Miss World on Dec. 14, 2019, in London, it marked the first time that black women have simultaneously held the titles of five of the world’s top beauty pageants. Before Singh made beauty pageant history, the 23-year-old was a Florida State student pursuing bachelor’s […]

Meet Stacey Pierre, FSU’s new student body president

Stacey Pierre has been developing her voice and refining her leadership from the day she set foot on Florida State University’s campus. A first-generation student from Miramar, Florida, Pierre now stands at the helm of FSU’s Student Government Association, serving as the chief student advocate. Pierre, a junior majoring in biology and former student body […]

FSU panel to review campus policies on names and recognitions

Florida State University President John Thrasher announced the creation of a panel of university students, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni to examine and make recommendations on current university policies concerning campus names and markers, including statues and other recognitions. The creation of the panel follows Thrasher’s condemnation of last month’s hateful and violent acts by […]

FSU breaks ground on new Black Student Union building

Hundreds of Florida State University community members, alumni and government officials gathered together on an idyllic January afternoon Friday to break ground on a much-anticipated new facility for the Black Student Union. Established in 1968, the Black Student Union is a student government agency that offers black students a form of identity, a social life […]

Florida State to honor students, families, cultures in first fall ceremony

The Center for Leadership & Social Change, Student Government Association and Center for Academic Retention & Enhancement will recognize 67 graduating seniors at the Rite to A-rak-ke-ce-tv cultural graduation ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, in the Oglesby Union Ballrooms. The name “A-rak-ke-ce-tv” is the Seminole Creek phrase meaning “to honor” as we seek […]