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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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Alumni Couple Hopes Others Will Jump on Board to Support the College

Brett Lindquist says he is awed by the College of Business’ rapid rise in national rankings over the past few years, placing No. 26 among public universities and securing Top 10 spots for several of its programs.

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Schmelings’ Gift Helps Students Earn Graduate Degree in Accounting

Like the graduates sitting before her, 2017 Florida State University commencement speaker Judy Schmeling was transitioning into the next chapter of her life.

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Prominent FSU Supporter Al Dunlap Passes Away

Jan. 26, 2019 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Albert J. Dunlap, a former corporate executive and one of Florida State University’s most generous supporters, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, at his home in Ocala after a brief illness. He was 81.

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Jim Moran Institute Recognizes Scholarship Recipients

Jan. 17, 2019 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business recognized freshmen Jerry Jean-Pierre and Robel Mechal as 2018 Jim Moran Scholars Wednesday evening.

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