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Middle school students experience college life through FSU Social Work summer camp

Relay races on Landis Green and jam sessions in the William Johnston Building are just a couple of the experiences dozens of middle school students from Tallahassee and the surrounding area participated in during a weeklong camp at Florida State University. For the eighth year in a row, the FSU College of Social Work hosted […]

Florida State becomes largest university to add experiential learning requirement

Florida State University is embarking on a new initiative that has the potential to create one of the most diverse and robust talent pipelines in the nation. Already a national leader in student success, Florida State plans to enrich the student learning experience by adopting an experiential learning graduation requirement for undergraduates. Upon implementation, FSU will […]

Andrew Brady selected as FSU’s 2019 Carraway Employee of the Year

For more than 20 years, Andrew Brady has been an invaluable asset to the advancement of Florida State University. Brady, who serves as associate director of Institutional Research, has transformed the way FSU capitalizes on data, and for his efforts, he’s been selected as the 2019 Max Carraway Employee of the Year Award winner. The […]

Florida State scores 10 U.S. Fulbright student awards

Ten outstanding Florida State University graduate students and recent alumni will spend the 2019-2020 academic year teaching English or conducting research projects abroad as a part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program, administered by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, offers grants for graduating college seniors, graduate students, young […]

FSU College of Education relaunches program in school counseling

Florida State University’s College of Education has relaunched a graduate program in school counseling that prepares individuals to help students find their educational path and navigate their developmental years. The American School Counselor Association recommends a student-to-school-counselor ratio of 250-to-1. Florida had an average of 484-to-1 in 2017, highlighting the need for more school counseling […]

FSU and Seminole Boosters, Inc. announce creation of Florida State University Athletics Association

The Florida State University Board of Trustees established a new Direct Support Organization at its meeting on Friday, creating the Florida State University Athletics Association (FSUAA).  The Board approved a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) jointly developed by FSU’s Athletics Department and Seminole Boosters, Inc. to provide greater alignment, transparency, coordination and efficiency for athletic-related fundraising, […]

Social work faculty member awarded grant to study effect of media on Hurricane Maria trauma

A Florida State University researcher has received a fellowship grant from the Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation to support her study on the impact of media on trauma recovery. Professor of Social Work Amy Ai, named a 2019 Fahs-Beck Fellow, will use the $20,000 grant for her project, “Traumatization and Resilience among Puerto Rican […]

S&P Global Ratings upgrades Florida State University bonds to AA+

Florida State University is a strong investment, according to the newest S&P Global Ratings released Tuesday. S&P upgraded the Florida Board of Governors’ Florida State University Unlimited Student Fee Auxiliary Bonds from AA to AA+ with a stable outlook. Florida State is one of only nine public universities in the United States with an AA+ […]

Hundreds celebrate life of FSU President Emeritus Talbot ‘Sandy’ D’Alemberte

Scholar. Statesman. Human rights champion. Visionary. Dreamer. These words and more were used to describe Florida State University President Emeritus Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, who passed away May 20 at 85. Hundreds remembered D’Alemberte during a Celebration of Life Service June 5 at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall at FSU. “We’re all here to remember a […]

FSU center partners with ‘Save the Children’ to provide resources for those affected by Hurricane Michael

A Florida State University center has received an $80,000 grant from Save the Children to help those affected by Hurricane Michael. The Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children (CFC Center) within the FSU College of Social Work will use the grant to respond to the mental health needs of children, […]

FSU World Affairs Program moves up in global ranking

The Florida State University World Affairs Program within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy has lept four spots in the rankings of a globally respected organization for their success in Model UN competitions. The program capped one of its most successful years ever in achieving the No. 8 spot in world rankings by […]

Florida Institute for Child Welfare hosts research symposium on racial equity

Child welfare professionals from around the state gathered at Florida State University as the Florida Institute for Child Welfare convened a Symposium on Racial Equity May 9-10 in Tallahassee. “With this event, we have started a critical dialogue about awareness and action toward an ethical system of care for all Florida families,” said Jessica Pryce, […]