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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, […]

Physics undergraduate student wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

A Florida State University student who conducts research in theoretical physics has received a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, awarded to the nation’s brightest mathematics, science and engineering college sophomores and juniors. Shae Machlus, a rising senior from New Port Richey, will receive $7,500 from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation to cover the […]

Floridians pay tribute to President Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte on social media

People from across Florida and the nation remembered FSU President Emeritus Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte on social media after he passed away on May 20, 2019. D’Alemberte’s esteemed career included serving as president of Florida State University, president of the American Bar Association and as a member of the Florida House of Representatives. He was a […]

FSU College of Education introduces new combined degree pathway in sport management

Beginning this fall, students at Florida State University will have a seamless option to earn both an undergraduate and an advanced degree in sport management through one streamlined curriculum. The new combined bachelor’s/master’s pathway at FSU will provide academically talented undergraduate students an opportunity to complete both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. “The new […]

Florida State remembers President Emeritus Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte

A brilliant legal mind and international champion of human rights, Florida State University President Emeritus Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte passed away May 20 at the age of 85. The consummate Southern gentleman, D’Alemberte could often be seen wearing his signature bowtie around campus at Florida State, where he served as its 12th president from 1994 to […]