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FSU Junior Awarded First Gerald Ensley Emerging Journalist Award

Florida State University junior Dana Sardina’s enthusiasm for writing resulted in her being named the first recipient of the Gerald Ensley Emerging Journalist Award, a scholarship named in honor of the late Tallahassee Democrat columnist.

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Florida State’s Student Success Practices a Model for the Nation

Florida State University’s student success initiatives are showcased as a national model for increasing completion rates and reducing inequities in a video released by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

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Student Star: Aquesha Addison

When searching for colleges, Aquesha Addison knew she wanted to attend a university that celebrated the diversity of its student body.

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Charles Koch Foundation Supports Florida State University Breakthroughs in Criminal Justice Research

The Charles Koch Foundation has provided a generous gift of over $6.5 million to support the groundbreaking work being conducted at the Institute for Justice Research and Development...

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The Ringling Receives Significant Gift from Stanton and Nancy Kaplan

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is thrilled to announce a significant gift from Stanton B. and Nancy W. Kaplan.

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FY 2018-19 Report on Giving

FY 2018-19 Report on Giving

This Report on Giving celebrates a monumental achievement, Florida State reaching not just the Top 25, but the Top 20.

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Daughter Honors Mother’s Opera Legacy at Florida State

Since moving here from Taiwan by way of Indiana in 1968, Lucy Ho has contributed to the greater Tallahassee community.

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Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship Becomes FSU’s Newest College

Florida State University’s newest school—the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship—will now become its newest college, the university announced Friday during its Board of Trustees meeting.

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Student Star: Sabrina Mato

Cuban immigrant and first-generation college student Sabrina Mato arrived at Florida State University with a breadth of opportunities awaiting her...

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FSU Celebrates Donors of New Honors Program and Inaugural Cohort of James M. Seneff Scholars

Florida State University honored alumnus James M. Seneff and the CNL Charitable Foundation Saturday at a celebration hosted by President John Thrasher and First Lady Jean Thrasher...

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Student Stars: Ellen Cecil-Lemkin

Florida State University doctoral candidate Ellen Cecil-Lemkin is on a mission to make sure current and future generations of students have a better chance of succeeding in college...

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FSU Honors Marching Chiefs with ‘Spectacular’ 3D Stained-Glass Window

Florida State University’s Marching Chiefs are world-renowned for producing a grand “wall of sound,” and now the famed band is forever immortalized on the wall of FSU’s historic Heritage Museum.

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