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FSU Selects Alumna to Serve as Next Vice President for University Advancement

FSU President Richard McCullough announced today the selection of Marla Vickers as the university’s next vice president for University Advancement and president of the FSU Foundation.

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Iansiti Takes Helm of FSU Foundation Board of Trustees After Historic Fundraising Year

Christopher E. Iansiti has assumed the role of chair of the FSU Foundation Board of Trustees. 

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FSU College of Business Receives $10M to Establish The Dr. Persis E. Rockwood School of Marketing

A game-changing $10 million gift to the Florida State University College of Business will establish the Dr. Persis E. Rockwood School of Marketing in honor of the late trailblazing FSU professor emerita.

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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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A Force for Good on Two Wheels

Paula and Scott Neidorf established a student award in their son's name at FSU’s College of Communication and Information, which will make a difference for talented Seminoles for generations to come.

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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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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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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 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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