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•  MARCH 15, 2021 •

A year of COVID-19: Researchers pivot to answer questions raised by the pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit early last year, Florida State University researchers found themselves evaluating their projects and wondering how they could contribute their skills and knowledge to this global problem. Read more ... 


Roadmap to Success: FSU’s ProfessioNole Ready course integration promotes career readiness

When FSU laid out its strategic plan in 2017, the Career Center set out to incorporate more career-ready skills into courses. This led to the creation of ProfessioNole Ready, a flagship online professional development series. More than 2,800 students have enrolled in the program since it launched, and it's been incorporated into 45 courses across campus. Read more ...

FSU honors William T. Hold with honorary doctoral degree

Florida State University awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree Thursday, March 11, to alumnus and insurance industry trailblazer William T. Hold. President John Thrasher presided over the small, socially distanced ceremony and commended Hold’s contributions to the the university. Read more ...

Dance Marathon at Florida State University raises $1.47M during first-ever hybrid event

Amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dance Marathon at Florida State University raised more than $1.47 million during its first-ever hybrid event March 5 — 7. In its 26th year, the marathon consisted of virtual and in-person events, allowing participants to practice social distancing while wearing face masks. Read more ...

FSU performing arts programs persevere through COVID-19 to train next generation of performers

When the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered in-person performances and created logistical hurdles for rehearsals, faculty from the College of Music and College of Fine Arts quickly moved to determine what type of virtual and hybrid classes could fit their requirements during the pandemic. One year later, FSU students and faculty are continuing to create and inspire. Read more ...

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