University News

Ninth annual FSU’s Great Give raises more than $430K for student relief during COVID-19 pandemic

Florida State University donors, friends, alumni, faculty and staff across the country came together to support one goal during FSU’s Great Give: Support Our Students. Now in its ninth year, the reimagined giving campaign raised $438,544.11 from more than 2,500 donors in support of student emergency funds for FSU’s Tallahassee and Panama City campuses. Originally […]

FSU’s lifelong learners thrive as distance education temporarily replaces in-person classes

It’s not just traditional students and their instructors who the COVID-19 pandemic has forced to transition to remote learning technology. It’s also non-traditional students — lifelong learners, most of them 50-plus — who are adjusting to distance learning technologies. The 1,200 members of Florida State University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute are prime examples of this phenomenon. When the pandemic forced the university to shift all in-person courses to […]

Ninth annual FSU’s Great Give to focus on student relief during COVID-19 pandemic

Florida State University donors, friends, alumni, faculty and staff around the globe will come together for a one-day online giving event focused on support for FSU’s student emergency funds, which will aid students who are having financial struggles due to the COVID-19 pandemic. FSU’s Great Give: Support Our Students (SOS) will ask for donations to […]

FSU brings campus to life through virtual services, activities 

Some of the most memorable experiences for Florida State University students happen outside of the classroom. Now, with the university going remote for the rest of the spring semester amid a global pandemic, how will students stay connected with campus and one another? One way that Florida State is supporting students is through Virtual FSU — a new, virtual […]

FSU graduate programs ranked among nation’s best by U.S. News 

Florida State University’s graduate programs are among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.”  FSU’s graduate programs in clinical psychology, fine arts, speech-language pathology, real estate and engineering all made significant jumps in the publication’s annual rankings, released March 17.  “These are exciting times at Florida State University,” said Mark Riley, dean of […]

Women’s History Month: Celebrating the achievements of FSU women

March is Women’s History Month, a time set aside to celebrate the stories and achievements of women. FSU faculty members are living proof of women’s extraordinary accomplishments. In the past year, FSU women researchers have studied how new technology can help people recover from incarceration, developed models to examine the smoke rising from fires, explored […]

Sodexo partner Tally Mac Shack earns national honor

The popular Tally Mac Shack, a partner of Sodexo’s dining program at Florida State University, has been recognized by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio as the “Senate Small Business of the Week.” The Florida senator, who is chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, has released a video announcing the national honor. […]

FSU, Mayo Clinic collaborate on medical innovation, attracting top biomedical talent

Florida State University President John Thrasher and representatives from Mayo Clinic in Florida signed a multifaceted agreement Tuesday in Jacksonville to attract and retain top talent in the biomedical field. The collaborative education efforts will focus on medical innovation and promote a market-driven approach to create a highly trained workforce focused on taking medical technology […]

FSU Amazonia Week: A call for land and cultural survival

Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics will welcome experts from around the world for an interdisciplinary summit on critical issues affecting the future of the Amazon Monday, March 2 through Wednesday, March 4. The summit will encourage attendees to examine the biological, environmental and humanitarian […]

FSU Critical Thinking Symposium to focus on digital citizenship

Florida State University’s Critical Thinking Initiative and University Libraries will host the Critical Thinking Symposium: Digital Citizenship & Society Monday, Feb. 24, through Wednesday, Feb. 26. The symposium will encourage students and faculty to think critically about how technology and humanity, digital citizenship and society continuously develop norms of responsible, ethical and positive digital experiences […]

FSU welcomes Florida congresswoman to campus

Florida State University welcomed U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor to campus Tuesday to tour the brand-new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Building and learn about the breadth of faculty research in the department. “We are so thrilled to welcome you and give you our presentations,” said FSU Professor of Meteorology Vasu Misra, who helped organize the […]

FSU’s Office of Inspector General Services seeks reaccreditation

Update: May 22, 2020 On July 10, 2020, the Office of Inspector General Services will participate in an Electronic Assessment Plan process conducted by a team of assessors from the Commission for Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA). The CFA has approved this process for assessments in July and August 2020 as a result of COVID-19 concerns […]