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FSU Colleagues in Need

Florida State University is raising emergency funds to assist our faculty and staff during these difficult times, and we would appreciate it if you would consider supporting this effort.

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Yamaha Marine and Skeeter Products Sponsorship Supports FSUCML to Help Restore Apalachicola Bay

In the heart of the Florida Panhandle, researchers at the Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory (FSUCML) are diligently working to understand the causes of decline in oyster populations of Apalachicola Bay and to develop a sustainable management and restoration plan for their recovery. Joining their mission, Yamaha Marine and Skeeter Products, Inc. recently provided FSUCML a new vessel for their fleet, ensuring the lab is sufficiently equipped to conduct the ecological research necessary to restore the Apalachicola Bay System.

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Recent Donors Help Kick-off 75th-Anniversary of the Flying High Circus with Generous Gift

Whether a quick drive or brisk walk to class, traveling down Florida State University's Chieftan Way offers an extraordinary sight one doesn't always find on a university campus–garnet and beige peaks of a Big Top tent. Since beginning operations in 1947, the FSU Flying High Circus is one of only two collegiate circuses in the United States, dazzling audiences for more than 70 years with riveting, one-of-a-kind performances, all at the hands of talented students.

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Ninth Annual FSU’s Great Give Raises More Than $430K for Student Relief During Covid-19 Pandemic

Florida State University donors, friends, alumni, faculty and staff across the country came together to support one goal during FSU’s Great Give: Support Our Students. Now in its ninth year, the reimagined giving campaign raised $438,544.11 from more than 2,500 donors in support of student emergency funds for FSU’s Tallahassee and Panama City campuses.

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Helping Our FSU Students

During this trying time, Florida State University is working tirelessly to remove barriers so all FSU students continue to receive the highest quality education. That’s why we’ve created these student emergency funds.

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General Atomics Helping to Foster Student Success at the Center for Advanced Power Systems

Through a partnership with a wealth of prestigious universities, research centers and programming, the Center for Advanced Power systems along with the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering helps ambitious young engineers tap into their occupational passions and skills.

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FSU professor establishes new Emmett Till Lecture and Archives Fund

The work to remember Emmett Till will continue at Florida State University thanks to new funding established by one of the nation’s leading experts on the 1955 murder that helped launch the civil rights movement.

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Alumni Forgo Wedding Registry to Help Fund Study Abroad Opportunities at FSU

In lieu of a traditional wedding registry, Robert and Anna decided to instead request their wedding guests assist them in supporting the Amerigo Vespucci Scholarship Fund.

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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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