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Don and Aggie Steiner Commit Additional $1.5M to FSU

In 2001, Don and Aggie Steiner created a planned gift and established The Don and Aggie Steiner Endowed Funds for the benefit of the university. Their recent estate revalue adds nearly $650K to their endowed fund with the Dedman College of Hospitality.

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FSU Alumna Gift Offers Students a Global Experience

Following in her uncle’s footsteps, Jessica McGuire attended FSU, where she studied abroad in London her junior year. After graduating summa cum laude and moving to New York, McGuire still fondly reflects on the experiences that made her college years memorable.

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Alumni Celebrate FSU Circus’s 75th Anniversary with Planned Gift

Successfully "catching" a two and a half somersault, conducting triple aerial high casting, flying trapeze routines and even participating in the circus's first teeterboard team—Florida State University alumni Chuck ('69) and Donna (Meyers) Ross ('70) recall many exhilarating memories from their years performing with the FSU Flying High Circus. 

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Alumni and Former NFL Star Creates Winning Opportunities for FSU Students

A member of the Florida State Seminoles 1993 NCAA Division I Football National Championship team, Henri Crockett (´96) would go on to win five back-to-back ACC championships with the garnet and gold. Although their on-the-field activities reigned supreme, Henri and his brother, Zack (´94), never lost sight of one other shared passion—their community.

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FSU Panama City Honors Chapman Family Foundation with Naming of Advising Center

Florida State University Panama City held a naming ceremony on April 8, 2021 for the Chapman Family Foundation, honoring their lead gift to establish the FSU PC Promise Scholarship.

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Alumni Honors Parents’ Dedication to Florida State with Scholarship

William O. Bell III and Aggie Bell’s (’69) fondness for Florida State University has transcended generations.

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Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame Society Establishes New Scholarship for Student Veterans

The Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame Society is honoring their own through the recent establishment of a scholarship to support student veterans who would not otherwise complete their degrees without financial assistance.

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FSU Alumna Stella Cottrell Leaves Lasting Legacy

Stella Schmahl Cottrell, a prominent and beloved member of the Florida State University family, passed away March 23 after battling pancreatic cancer. 

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FSU Honors William T. Hold with Honorary Doctoral Degree

Florida State University awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree Thursday, March 11, to alumnus and insurance industry trailblazer William T. Hold.

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Thanks a Million!

Visit https://greatgive.fsu.edu to learn more.

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FSU Alumni Establish Endowment Supporting Graduate Students Pursuing Theatre Studies

Blending their fondness of the dramatic arts and academic interests, the Newmans decided to establish the Jay and Dr. Sue Newman Research Award in Theatre Studies, which recognizes graduate research excellence through conference participation, travel and other academic activities related to student research.

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Hudson Smith

Remembering The Ringling: A Story of Giving to a Childhood Love

Hudson Smith and his wife, Anne, have been Circle members at The Ringling for 10 years. After retiring to Venice, Florida in 2006, Hudson was finally able to put a lot of time into his hobbies of traveling and photography.

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