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CARE Jumpstarts First-Generation Students’ College Journey

August 8, 2019 Starting college can be an overwhelming experience for any student, especially for those who are the first in their families to do so.

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Student Spotlight: Brooke Garringer – ‘Epitome’ of a Student Star in Class, the Laboratory and the Ring

Giving to Florida State University can create impactful experiences for many current and future FSU students. Together, let’s continue to change lives. Please visit to learn more.

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Naming of Classroom in Legacy Hall Latest Example of Alumnus’ Generosity

July 1, 2019 Early on, Florida State University alumnus Jim Henderson decided that adding value to any endeavor and treating people as you would like to be treated allows you to create a better organization and benefit both professionally and personally.

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FSU’s Summer Law School Program Prepares and Reassures Undergrads

June 27, 2019 College students thinking about pursuing a legal career are making indelible memories at Florida State University’s award-winning Donald J. Weidner Summer for Undergraduates Program at the College of Law.

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Visionary Alumni Include Florida State in Their Estates

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — From students to accomplished alumni, Arnold and Priscilla Moss Greenfield cultivated a lifelong friendship with the Florida State University community. Both graduates of Florida State, the Greenfields devoted countless years ensuring FSU continued to offer the same unparalleled educational opportunities they both experienced during their time on campus.

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CNL Charitable Foundation Gift Advances Preeminence of FSU College of Business to Honor CNL Founder James M. Seneff

June 7, 2019 A generous $5 million gift commitment from CNL Charitable Foundation founded by alumnus James M. Seneff will establish an honors program at the Florida State University College of Business and advance the college farther down the path of preeminence.

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Marching Chiefs to Perform at 75th Anniversary D-Day Ceremonies in France

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University’s world-renowned Marching Chiefs will be the only collegiate band to participate in France’s official D-Day Normandy Parade, marking the 75th anniversary of the bold mission and honoring the brave soldiers who helped win World War II.

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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.

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Manatee Seminole Club Launches Endowment Campaign

May 7, 2019 Moving the needle forward is the ambition behind the Manatee Seminole Club’s launch of their new scholarship endowment campaign.

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FSU Panama City Donors Endow Scholarship in Honor of President John Thrasher

By Erica Martin, May 1, 2019 — More than 100 FSU Panama City alumni and friends met Wednesday to recognize FSU President John Thrasher for his dedication to the campus and the community, surprising him with a scholarship in his honor for local students.

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FSU Mourns Loss of Lawton Professor Shridhar K. Sathe

The Florida State University community is mourning the loss of Shridhar K. Sathe, Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor and Hazel K. Stiebeling Professor in the College of Human Sciences.

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Esteemed Retired Professors Present Major Gift to Florida State

The Rockwoods are making a profoundly generous $2.2 million donation to build a one-of-a-kind pipe organ tailored specifically for Opperman Music Hall.

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