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FSU's Dedman College of Hospitality Receives Anonymous $4.15M Donation to Support Renovations and Establish Endowment

Florida State University’s Dedman College of Hospitality announced a $4.15 million gift by an anonymous donor for building renovations and to establish a scholarship program for first-generation students.

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Kevin Neidorf as a kid with his parents in front of mountains.

A Force for Good on Two Wheels

Parents establish student award to honor talented and giving son.

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Sunset on boats in the water with text that says Suntex Marina

All Hands On Deck: FSU, Suntex Marinas Partner To Train Hospitality Students

Florida State University students will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of marina operations through a new partnership between the Dedman College of Hospitality and Suntex Marinas.

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Peter Jones

'Confidence' from Accounting Degree Inspires Major Gift for Legacy Hall

Peter Jones and his wife, Mary Lee, gave a gift to fund the financial laboratory/trading room in Legacy Hall which will offer financial modeling, portfolio management and other Wall Street-focused technology to prepare upper-level finance students.

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Recent Donor “Steps Up” Through New Professorship

Despite his dynamic and accomplished career in public service—one that took him from South Florida to Silicon Valley on the West Coast and Washington, D.C. on the East Coast—Tom Henderson is more enamored to boast about the achievements of his sons, Scott and David, than his own accolades.

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Thanks for Supporting FSU's Great Give!

The 11th annual FSU’s Great Give broke a campaign record and amassed 4,537 donors in only 24 hours, exceeding its goal of 4,500 donors. FSU supporters rallied together and raised $1,693,923 during the annual day of giving, which took place March 9.

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Jo Ann Nelson on a camel

Alumna Wishes to “Pay It Forward” Through Planned Gift

“Pay it forward”—a simple concept that first caught the attention of Florida State University alumna Jo Ann Nelson (’68) while preparing to sit down for a meal, but now serves as the inspiration behind ensuring generations of students find success at Florida State.

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Professor Melissa Radey

Social Work Professor Appointed to Child Welfare Professorship

The FSU College of Social Work has appointed Professor Melissa Radey to the Agnes Flaherty Stoops Professorship in Child Welfare.

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Talbot "Sandy" D'Alemberte

Talbot ‘Sandy’ D’Alemberte Distinguished Endowed Chair Established at FSU Law

A $2 million gift has allowed Florida State University College of Law to established the Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte Distinguished Endowed Chair.

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Jack Winchester sitting with a group of people

Daughter Honors Late Father’s Wishes With Gifts of Real Estate

For one donor, what started as a job opportunity would soon commence a lifelong journey with Florida State.

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FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Announces 5-Year, $750K Collaboration with Danfoss Turbocor

Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., joined Florida State University President Richard D. McCullough, Ph.D., Thursday to announce a $750,000, five-year agreement with Danfoss Turbocor to fund scholarships and provide research opportunities for faculty and students at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (COE).

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Jeffrey and Agnes Stoops

Jeffrey and Agnes Stoops Expand Charitable Legacy with $1 Million Pledge to the College of Law

From students to devoted alumni, Jeffrey (’81, J.D. ’84) and Agnes Stoops (’82, MSW ’83) have a long history of advocating for Florida State University that can only be described as ambition turned into action.

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