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Annual Cresse Lecture to feature FSU President John Thrasher

Florida State University’s Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy will feature FSU President John Thrasher at this year’s Joe Cresse Ethics in Government Lecture Series. Thrasher, a former Florida legislator, will deliver the lecture “From Politician to President: Politics, Public Policy and Higher Education.” He will discuss his experiences in both fields […]

FSU Black Student Union family reunites at official ribbon cutting

Florida State University marked the opening of the university’s new Black Student Union building during an official ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, Oct. 19. The event welcomed students, alumni and friends to tour the 5,600-square-foot, fully furnished facility as a part of Homecoming Week. Maurice Wedderburn, president of the FSU Black Student Union, said the BSU is […]

Film and TV star Eileen Grubba brings message of inclusion to FSU

Actress Eileen Grubba will join the Florida State University community for “A Conversation with Eileen Grubba” as part of FSU’s initiative “University of Choice.” “A Conversation with Eileen Grubba” will take place from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the FSU College of Medicine Durell Peaden Auditorium. The event launches FSU’s AccessAbility Week as the […]

Hurricane Michael: How to help

DONATE FUNDS TO DIRECTLY BENEFIT FSU STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF IN NEED Seminole Emergency Relief Fund Florida State University has a general relief fund to benefit faculty, staff and students in times of crisis. The current goal is to assist victims of Hurricane Michael meet their essential needs. Seminole Emergency Relief Fund — Panama […]

Update from President Thrasher: How to help after the hurricane

Updated 10:30 a.m., Oct. 15, 2018 Dear FSU Community, As Florida State University’s campus in Tallahassee returns to normal business following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Michael, we hold in our thoughts and prayers our fellow Floridians and neighbors in Georgia who are suffering greatly and are in need. We know that some faculty, staff […]

Faculty to collide in annual interdisciplinary research event

EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED Florida State University researchers will come together this month for the third annual Collaborative Collision, an interdisciplinary event designed to foster research partnerships in a variety of areas. “This event is a great example of how many faculty members are tackling similar problems from different perspectives,” said Vice President for Research […]

FSU Alumni Association to honor distinguished alumni during 2018 Homecoming Awards Breakfast

Six distinguished Florida State University alumni will be honored during the annual Homecoming Awards Breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 20. The awards presented at the event include the FSU Alumni Association’s Bernard F. Sliger Award, FSU Alumni Association and Omicron Delta Kappa’s Grads Made Good, University Libraries and Friends of the Libraries Alumni Award for Distinguished […]

Florida State scores high marks in faculty satisfaction survey

A shared sense of purpose, trust in university governance and positive views of senior leadership by faculty set Florida State University apart from its peers, according to results of the latest Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education survey. Last spring, Florida State’s faculty participated in the COACHE survey, which assesses the faculty’s level of […]

FSU criminology professor earns early career award

Florida State University criminology professor Jillian Turanovic has been chosen to receive the 2018 Developmental & Life-Course Criminology Early Career Award. This prestigious award recognizes an individual who, within four years after receiving a doctoral degree, has made a significant contribution to scholarly knowledge in developmental and life-course criminology. “I am thankful and humbled to […]

FSU fully launches Student Resilience Project

After a successful soft launch earlier this summer, Florida State University fully rolled out its Student Resilience Project this fall, including more interactive videos, audios and resources for all FSU students. The “Student Resilience Project” is an online, evidence-informed toolkit developed by the Institute for Family Violence Studies at the FSU College of Social Work. […]