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Florida State receives 2020 Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement classification

Florida State University is being recognized for its efforts to actively engage with the local and world communities through teaching, research, service and partnerships. Florida State is one of 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation […]

XPRIZE Foundation founder to be featured at Power Forward event

An international pioneer in innovation and commercial space travel will be the featured speaker at the annual Power Forward speaker series. Peter Diamandis, founder and executive chairman of the XPrize Foundation, will speak on Feb. 4 at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall at Florida State University in an event organized by First Commerce Credit Union and […]

Five new police officers, two K-9s join FSUPD

Florida State University Police Chief Terri Brown swore in five new police officers and the department’s first two K-9s during a ceremony Jan. 24. Officers Tiffany Spears, Craig Kistner, Matt Hedges, John Beeman and David Taczak, along with K-9s Tomahawk and Nera, have joined the force. “FSUPD is excited about the addition of its newest […]

Moving Forward: FSU MLK Week concludes with inspiring talk by Karamo Brown

Florida State University’s Ruby Diamond Concert Hall was filled to capacity when Karamo Brown enthusiastically jumped on stage for an evening of dialogue and discourse during the MLK Commemoration Celebration Tuesday, Jan. 21. The television host, reality TV personality, author and activist offered his guidance, experience and cultural expertise to close out the 32nd Annual […]

FSU launches Africa Network Colloquium Series with first speaker

Florida State University has launched a new colloquium series, organized by the FSU Africa Network, with a focus on faculty research and teaching in Africa. The FSU Africa Network brings together faculty from across the university to share ideas and identify ways FSU can strengthen its research, teaching and service by connecting with each other […]

Lifelong learners set for another exciting semester of classes, activities with OLLI at FSU

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Florida State University kicks off its spring semester in February, offering more learning and social opportunities than ever. All Tallahassee-area learners over age 50 are welcome to join. More than 50 classes are scheduled from Feb. 17 through April 13, that range in topics from climate change to […]

FSU philosophy professor wins coveted NEH Fellowship

Florida State University Associate Professor of Philosophy Nathanael Stein has been selected as a recipient of a highly competitive grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The NEH Fellowship, worth $60,000, will allow Stein to take a yearlong sabbatical to complete work on his forthcoming book tentatively titled “Causation and Explanation in Aristotle.” Stein, […]

Four of FSU’s online graduate programs among nation’s Top 20

Four of Florida State University’s online graduate programs are ranking in the nation’s Top 20, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs. “It is very exciting to see our online graduate programs recognized among the top 20 in the nation,” said Robert Fuselier, director of the Office of Distance Learning. “This honor […]

FSU Army ROTC program wins prestigious MacArthur Award

Florida State University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps has a longstanding history with the university. With the support of FSU leadership, the ROTC program has been recognized as one of the nation’s best.Florida State University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps is one of the nation’s best, according to U.S. Army Cadet Command, which oversees the nation’s ROTC […]

FSU funding helps researchers bring ideas to marketplace

Projects to improve genetic testing, a replacement for rare-earth magnets and an app that will help treat ADHD all earned funding through a Florida State University program to support researchers adapting their work to the marketplace. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded a pot of $130,650 as part of the Fall 2019 […]

FSU students recognized as global citizens

Florida State University recognizes that today’s increasingly globalized workforce requires graduates who are both academically and cross-culturally prepared to succeed in a diverse and multicultural world. This fall, 20 FSU students were awarded the Global Citizenship Certificate (GCC) during a graduation ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 4, marking the beginning of their journey as life-long global citizens. […]