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•  AUGUST 15, 2022 •

‘Welcome FSU’ greets students with two weeks of fun and informative events

“Welcome FSU” greets all Florida State students through a series of events and programs that take place Aug. 15-28 at various campus locations. The events aim to show students ways to get involved, stay connected and make FSU and Tallahassee their home. Read more ...


FSU College of Motion Picture Arts continues to rise among nation's best film schools

Florida State University's College of Motion Picture Arts climbed to No. 14, up one spot from last year, on The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the Top 25 American Film SchoolsRead more ...

FSU helps to seek ‘Prosperity for All’ in impoverished Leon County area

Last week, FSU hosted the fifth meeting of the 32304+ Prosperity for All Summit. The three-hour workshop brought together Leon County health, government, nonprofit and law-enforcement officials, plus officials from FSU and Florida A&M University, to focus on people and communities in zip code 32304 – which the Florida Chamber of Commerce has declared the poorest in the state. Read more ...

FSU College of Education hails initiative as it supports Florida’s 2023 Teacher of the Year

As part of its efforts to support the education profession, the Florida State University College of Education has awarded a three-year tuition waiver for an advanced degree to Melissa Matz, Florida’s 2023 Teacher of the Year. The college hailed the tuition waiver as another success for Project ElevatED, an initiative to recruit, train and retain more educators in the workforce and recognize them for the important work they do. Read more ...


Multidisciplinary research team studies safety nets for mothers and families

A multidisciplinary research team led by Melissa Radey, professor at the College of Social Work, received a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to study the safety nets of low-income mothers and their families. The research team will examine data from a previous study to examine how safety-net timing at certain points in child development, duration and stability influence mental and physical health outcomes for mothers and children living in poverty. Read more ...

Nicole Patton Terry, a  @FSUEducation  professor and director of  @TheFCRR , has been appointed to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee to help shape the future of education research. Congratulations!

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