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FSU now accepting applications for Seminole Emergency Relief funds

In response to the significant and historic impact of Hurricane Michael, FSU created the “Seminole Emergency Relief” program as an emergency fund to provide limited assistance to FSU students, faculty and staff who experienced a temporary financial hardship due to the hurricane and its aftermath. FSU students and employees experiencing an unforeseen, temporary financial hardship […]

FSU College of Social Work celebrates distinguished alumni and scholarship recipients

The Florida State University College of Social Work will celebrate its 2018 distinguished graduates and scholarship recipients at a celebratory dinner at the FSU Alumni Association on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The highly anticipated event each year celebrates the contributions of students, alumni and donors to the College of Social Work, social work education and […]

Are you an FSU student affected by Hurricane Michael? Here’s how to get help

In response to the significant and historic impact of Hurricane Michael, FSU created the “Seminole Emergency Relief” program as an emergency fund to provide limited assistance (up to $1,000 per calendar year) to FSU students who experienced a temporary financial hardship due to the hurricane and its aftermath. Seminole Emergency Relief funds are intended to […]

Florida State hosts ribbon cutting to open new child care center

Florida State University President John Thrasher and administrators officially opened the doors to a new child care facility Monday, Oct. 22, hosting a ribbon cutting to mark the occasion. The facility serves as a place for FSU’s Childcare and Early Learning Program employees to care for and nurture the young children of FSU students, faculty […]

FSU Panama City campus tentatively set to reopen Oct. 29

Florida State University tentatively plans to reopen its Panama City campus and resume face-to-face classes Monday, Oct. 29. “Reopening our campus is an important part of helping Panama City recover from Hurricane Michael,” said Randy Hanna, dean of FSU Panama City. “Great things were happening in Panama City before the storm, and Panama City will come back even […]

Florida State launches new Civil Rights Institute

Florida State University will launch its new Civil Rights Institute with an inaugural event on Thursday, Nov. 1, featuring acclaimed civil rights speaker Desmond Meade. The institute is an interdisciplinary endeavor created by the Office of the Provost, FSU Libraries, the Center for the Advancement of Human Rights, the College of Social Sciences and Public […]

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. https://give.fsu.edu/relief 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 […]