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Susan & Mark Messersmith with Buyers Allison Tant-Richard and Barry Richard

“An Art Affair” Establishes the Susan and Mark Messersmith Art Scholarship

Last year, Susan and Mark Messersmith announced their interest in establishing an art scholarship for undergraduate students excelling in painting and sculpture at Florida State University.

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a student wearing a blue shirt walks onto FSU Panama City's campus on a sunny day

FSU PC announces $500k gift, new programs

Author: Eryn Dion, News Herald Reporter PANAMA CITY BEACH — Oh what a difference 35 years makes.

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Ryan Dorrell, Dave Romine and Jeff Alagood

Alumni-run AgileThought pays it forward with generous support for MIS students

Author: Barbara Ash (excerpt from Florida State University College of Business News)

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Soaking up the sun: FSU, alumni partner to install solar panels on campus

Author: Susan Hansen Florida State University is moving forward on the path of solar sustainability — thanks to three alumni and FSU Sustainable Campus.

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Renovation of the FSU Jim Moran Building

Excitement builds as $100 million Moran gift comes to life at FSU

A year and a half after Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation gifted a record $100 million to FSU, the support is transforming the university and creating opportunities for students and business owners for generations to come.

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Florida State University College of Education

Woman honors college chum with scholarship

Author: Aileen Mack (excerpt from The Gainesville Sun)

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Generous donation creates scholarship for FSU hospitality students

Author: Robert Branciforte (excerpt from Florida State University News)

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Marc and Carol Gill

Passing It on: A Legacy to FSU

(excerpt from FSU Foundation Gift Planning) For Carol Gill, Florida State opened up a world of possibilities.

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Earldine Ankiewicz

$1 million estate to fund 20 new FSU Panama City scholarships

Author: Erica Martin (excerpt from FSU Panama City) A $932,000 gift from the estate of Earldine Ankiewicz will allow FSU Panama City to award at least 20 new scholarships starting in fall 2018.

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Alumna Endows Scholarship to Honor Musician Sister

Gentle. Artistic. Perfectionist. This is how Florida State University alumna Jan Kaminis Platt (B.A., ‘58) describes her younger sister, Bobbie Lou Kaminis (B.A., ’64). Raised in Tampa, Florida, Bobbie Lou excelled in the arts and went on to attend Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.

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Top Photo: Discovery Hall Rendering; Bottom Photo: Donor Ed Mansouri, FSUCML Director Felicia Coleman and Associate VP for Research Ross Ellington

FSU Alumnus Gift Helps in Bringing Discovery Hall to Life

The Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory is one step closer to reaching new heights in research, outreach and education thanks to a generous gift from Florida State alumnus and Tallahassee-based tech innovator Ed Mansouri.

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