FSU Foundation

The University Honors Program

Student Success Initiatives

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As the oldest four-year Honors Program in the state of Florida, the Florida State University Honors Program (UHP) offers students a vibrant academic experience with the support of faculty, staff, and advisors whose mission is to nurture individual growth and promote meaningful connections. Participation in this rigorous academic program encourages student-scholars to challenge, inspire, and collaborate with one another to become influential thought-leaders and informed global citizens during their time as students and beyond.

In addition to providing a cutting-edge interdisciplinary curriculum taught by dedicated faculty, the University Honors Program facilitates student community through carefully designed co-curricular and extra-curricular events. These experiences foster critical thinking as a foundation for academic success and future leadership. Our University Honors students and alumni develop into campus influencers, receive recognition for earning national and international awards, and volunteer in the local and global community, in turn bringing distinction to Florida State University.

With your support, the University Honors Program plans to increase access to each impactful event, expand the scope and diversity of speakers and experiences, and equip students with financial support to engage in learning opportunities throughout the U.S. and around the world. To learn more about the University Honors Program, please visit University Honors Program (fsu.edu)


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FSU awards honors medallions to more than 300 Spring 2023 graduates

Published May 23, 2023

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 331 high-achieving graduates during a ceremony May 1 at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.

The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students with the potential, dedication and drive to create change.

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FSU awards honors medallions to fall 2022 graduates

Tallahassee Democrat, Published December 16, 2022

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 68 high-achieving graduates during a Dec. 6 ceremony in the Alumni Center Ballroom.

The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change.

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FSU names Paulette Curtis associate dean of Undergraduate Studies, director of Honors Program

Published: August 19, 2022

Paulette G. Curtis, an experienced Harvard University-educated scholar and administrator with a record of serving undergraduate students and building honors and other academic programs at top-tier universities, has been named associate dean of Undergraduate Studies and director of the Honors Program at Florida State University.

Curtis, now a visiting scholar at Tulane University, will succeed Annette Schwabe, who has returned to a faculty role at FSU’s College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, and Interim Honors Program Director Craig Filar. Curtis starts her new role Sept. 16.

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