“The memories, insights and perspectives of the people interviewed are invaluable contributions to understanding the history of Tallahassee’s LGBT community.” 🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️
Join us next Friday, October 14, at our networking reception for a chance to meet our board and fellow supporters, and learn more about the Naiad Press! Get your tickets at gonol.es/pridereception.
“Student success is at the heart of everything we do at Florida State.”
Learn about the FSU Foundation’s role at Florida State to support students, faculty, and staff through fundraising and events on Thursday, October 6th. Representatives will share opportunities to join their team, and what you need to know to be successful in this career. Zoom: https://gonol.es/3EiE7Xo
The FSU Alumni Association and the FSU Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) invite you to nominate a fellow 'Nole for the 2023 Grads Made Good award. Our 380,000+ alumni make us proud and show the value of a degree from Florida State University every day. Help us recognize our most extraordinary alumni and friends by nominating a deserving Seminole today at: https://gonol.es/2QtAsvM
Congratulations to Florida State alumni, Paul Hull (MPA '92), for being recognized by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) earlier this month in honor of his exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting public policies. ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the award to a staff person who has consistently demonstrated outstanding leadership and excellence in the areas of advocacy and public policy. Read more at https://gonol.es/3CvaMHS
Nominations for The Inspire Awards are now open! This award ceremony recognizes alumnae who have distinguished themselves as leaders in their respective fields, while also giving back to the FSU community. Our 2023 honorees will be celebrated during the 7th presentation of The Inspire Awards in March of 2023, in conjunction with Women’s History Month. Visit https://gonol.es/3CwwE5T to nominate an FSU women of distinction.
What’s better than a stroll along Legacy Walk on a crisp, fall morning? The answer is nothing, absolutely nothing 😌🍂
Many alumni are wondering how they can help in the wake of Hurricane Ian. After a disaster, the first focus is on sending trained volunteers and those affiliated with organizations to assist with immediate needs.
✅You can donate to the Florida Disaster Fund by visiting floridadisasterfund.org or by texting DISASTER to 20222 to make a donation.
✅If you are looking for ways to volunteer, do not self-deploy; search and apply for disaster relief volunteer opportunities through volunteerflorida.org.
Another primetime showcase for the Noles!
Next week’s home game will kick at 7:30pm on ABC
We want YOU to design our Holiday Card this year! The contest winner will be awarded great prizes and featured in the FSU Alumni Association’s VIRES magazine in Spring 2023. This competition is open to all current FSU Students and submissions are due on Friday, October 14, at 5 p.m. Visit https://alumni.fsu.edu/saa-events to submit your entry and learn the contest rules.
Congratulations to FSU Alumni Association life member, Sean Pittman (B.S. ’90, J.D. ’94), for being recognized in INFLUENCE Magazine’s 2022 list of 150 Most Influential People in Florida Politics! Take a look inside the Fall 2022 edition of INFLUENCE at https://gonol.es/3fF4NYl
Congratulations to Gabriella Passidomo (MBA '22) was recently appointed to the Florida Public Service Commission by Governor Ron DeSantis to fill a vacant seat through January 1, 2023! Read more about Commissioner Passidomo at https://gonol.es/3rkDswQ Go Noles!
We hope to see you on Tuesday! Register now to have our experts at the FSU Career Center and networking professional, E7J’s Amanda Bussey, teach you all the tricks to networking responsibly after business hours: https://gonol.es/3N8wHro
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The win streak extends to 7⃣!
Our thoughts are with all Florida State alumni, students, parents and friends who have been impacted by Hurricane Ian.
To ensure the safety of our campus community and those who were planning on traveling to Tallahassee, we have made the difficult decision to postpone this week’s events and activities associated with Homecoming between Thursday, Sept. 29, and Sunday, Oct. 2, until April 2023, including Friday’s parade. For up-to-date information about Florida State University, please follow alerts.fsu.edu. For information regarding the football game and ticketing, please refer to Seminoles.com
FSU alumna, Joni Tevis (B.A. '98) has won her second Pushcart Prize! The Pushcart Prizes award the best poetry, short fiction and essays published in smaller literary journals and magazines in the United States. Congratulations, Joni and Go Noles!
Read more at: https://gonol.es/3fcLm8X
That is 6⃣ wins in a row!
Photos from Florida State Seminoles Football's post
4-0 has a nice ring to it.
Guess Who's Back
Our unconquered Noles are back in Doak TONIGHT for a sold out game! You don't want to miss this one, folks. 🔥
⌚️: 8:00pm ET
🏟: Doak Campbell
📺: ACC Network
🚨Tomorrow night’s game is officially SOLD OUT 🚨
Our first sellout under Doak Campbell Stadium’s current capacity of 79,560!!
Save the date!
The Clock and Seal Leadership Reception is only a week away! In Homecoming spirit, Clock and Seal is the annual celebration that brings together FSU's student leaders from all over campus. Ticket sales for the reception have been extended until Tuesday, September 27th at midnight. If your organization is interested in attending, more information can be found by visiting www.burningspear.org or by emailing [email protected]. You won't want to miss it!
The Reubin O’D. Askew Young Alumni Awards are the highest honor bestowed upon young alumni by the FSU Alumni Association. We're proud to introduce this year's Askew Award recipients, continuing with Florida State University College of Health & Human Sciences graduate, Dr. Emily Townsend-Cobb (B.S. ’12).
Emily Townsend-Cobb was diagnosed with an inherited eye disease called Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis at the age of 3, causing her to lose her vision gradually. Despite this obstacle, Townsend-Cobb has persevered and is currently a physical therapist at Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville, Florida. Cobb has served as a pediatric team lead and center manager of rehabilitation and is a member of Brook’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion Council. Townsend-Cobb regularly speaks at national rehabilitation conferences regarding disability justice; most recently speaking at the national American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. During her time at FSU, Townsend-Cobb was a member of the Marching Chiefs leadership team and Tau Beta Sigma music sorority. Townsend-Cobb is one of only a handful of blind healthcare providers in the country, and became the first blind Doctor of Physical Therapy when she graduated from the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus in 2015. In her spare time, Townsend-Cobb enjoys participating in road races and triathlons with her husband, Ryan. She and her family are anxiously awaiting the arrival of their second daughter in the next few weeks.
Please join us in congratulating Sally Karioth (M.S. '72, Ph.D. '77) for being our 2022 Bernard F. Sliger Honoree! The Bernard F. Sliger Award is the single highest honor given by the FSU Alumni Association. This award recognizes a member of the university community who has made a major contribution toward the fulfillment of the mission of Florida State University.
Dr. Sally Karioth is a nationally renowned grief therapist and longtime faculty member of the Florida State University College of Nursing. For more than 40 years, Karioth has been in private practice focused on parents who have lost a child to death.
A Certified Traumatologist (CT), Karioth counseled the survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon and children who lost parents in the World Trade Center. Karioth is called frequently as a commentator and expert on worldwide traumatic events and speaks to tragedy survivors and mental health officials suffering compassion fatigue. Karioth is an author, a TED Talk speaker, has appeared in two award-winning films and teaches one of the university’s most popular courses, “Death, the Individual and the Family.”
A lauded professor beloved by students, Karioth has no shortage of awards from FSU. She’s a member of the Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), Circle of Gold, Phi Kappa Phi and Gold Key. In addition, she’s received the Ross Oglesby Award, FSU Transformation through Teaching Award, Guardian of the Flame Award, Burning Spear Award, several teacher awards and has been recognized by the Florida State University College of Education as an outstanding alumna.
Join us on September 30, 2022, for the Alumni Awards Gala as we celebrate the notable accomplishments of our distinguished alumni. Purchase your tickets today at: https://gonol.es/gala22
Today, the Florida State community came together to celebrate the past, present and future of our amazing university. The new Student Union provides a space for students to gather, inspire and create. We can't wait to watch this building flourish along with the people inside.
Photos available at: https://gonol.es/3BLWL7s
In partnership with FSU National Black Alumni, we will be celebrating 60 years of integration at Florida State University. We encourage everyone to register for a weekend packed with fellowship, fun, networking, reconnecting and commemorating this historical milestone! Check out the list of events below, or visit: https://gonol.es/3c2qboL FSU Alumni Association
Wishing you a happy first day of fall from the Sunshine State! *Don't forget your sunscreen* ☀️🍂
Wishing you a happy first day of fall from the Sunshine State! *Don't forget your sunscreen* ☀️🍂
Wishing you a happy first day of fall from the Sunshine State! *Don't forget your sunscreen*
The Reubin O’D. Askew Young Alumni Awards are the highest honor bestowed upon young alumni by the FSU Alumni Association. We're proud to introduce this year's Askew Award recipients, continuing with FSU College of Communication & Information and Florida State University College of Social Sciences & Public Policy graduate, Drew Piers (B.S. ’14, M.S. ’18).
As the youngest partner at Sachs Media, Drew Piers has worked to help elevate the agency to one of the premier public relations agencies in the Southeast. Piers has led multiple successful legislative and constitutional issue-based campaigns across the country leveraging his talent for communicating across political and creative landscapes. Though Piers is gifted in communications strategy, he also is passionate about giving back to the Tallahassee community and beyond. He has held positions for various philanthropic organizations, such as Equity Tallahassee Leon, Legal Aid Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend, and the Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. Piers is also an adjunct professor teaching political communications to master’s students at FSU and is committed to the growth of students through mentoring and supporting student organizations.