FSU College of Education Dean Marcy Driscoll is encouraged by the college’s rise in the national rankings, collaborative research and work with the region’s underserved populations. “People remember the people who made a difference for them — and they’re almost always teachers,” Driscoll said. View the newsletter.
The Big Story
The acclaimed film, “Moonlight,” from Florida State University graduate Barry Jenkins and his crew of FSU Film School alumni, has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Alumna Joi McMillon became the first African-American woman nominated for an Oscar in film editing. View the newsletter.
Barry Jenkins (’03) and a team of fellow FSU College of Motion Picture Arts alumni have received international praise for their film “Moonlight.” The film and its FSU alumni team had a big night on Sunday, winning Best Motion Picture – Drama at the Golden Globes. FSU film professor Valliere Richard Auzenne remembers Jenkins as a “dream student.”