The Center for Advanced Power Systems at Florida State University researches, develops, and tests smart energy systems for the nations power and defense needs. Dr. Sastry Pimidi not only focuses on researching superconductivity, but is collaborating with businesses like Energy-to-Power Solutions to help develop and test new materials and products. These partnerships have brought in millions of dollars of grants to both FSU as well as the local economy since Energy-to-Power Solutions and many other of those businesses are here in Tallahassee. To top it all off, students are getting hands on education and experience that translates to local jobs after graduation. To read more about the grants, research, and collaboration between CAPS and businesses like Energy-to-Power Solutions visit news.fsu.edu
07/24/2015 - FSU'S Critical Thinking Initiative
Stemming from Florida State University's Quality Enhancement Plan 'ThinkFSU', The Office of Critical Thinking Initiatives is enhancing the universities mission of educating well rounded, thoughtful and high achieving students. Both FSU students and faculty agree the topic of critical thinking is beneficial not only in the classroom, but because of the skills students develop for addressing personal and professional situations.
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The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia program will begin at FSUPC this fall. The highly competitive, limited-access program is offered through Florida State’s College of Applied Studies and will admit 24 students each year. The program focuses on patient care before, during and after surgical procedures, and it highlights critical thinking, communication and professionalism. Courses will cover various anesthesia techniques and emphasize analysis, evaluation and decision‐making rather than memorization.
05/29/2015 - FSU Frost Scholarship Recipients
Two Florida State University Seniors receive the new Frost Scholarship, which well send them to study at Oxford University in London in September. The Frost Scholarship is specific to students in the state of Florida to study one-year, masters level courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the prestigious university.
07/17/2015 - Student Profile: Joe Lerro
For graduate student, Joe Lerro, accounting is the family business and he found the perfect family environment when he toured Florida State University in high school. Completing his undergraduate at FSU, he decided to stay for his masters degree and is now experiencing a new side of accounting thanks to his teaching assistant-ship.
The FSU Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement's (CARE) Summer Bridge Program welcomes the largest enrollment class to help high school students transition to college life.
New study shows message alerts are as disruptive as actually using your phone.
07/02/2015 - Carmel Bourjolly
A recent Florida State University alumna conquers overwhelming odds to attend college.
06/24/2015 - Student Profile: Taylor Newman
Florida State University Senior, Taylor Newman, studied and taught nutrition in India and Nepal, as well as locally at Kate Sullivan Elementary School. The Tallahassee native finds it ironic that FSU helped fuel her passion for nutrition because she didn't even apply to the university during high school. It took leaving her hometown to discover that the opportunities she wanted to pursue in school and a career were back at Florida State University's campus.
The FSU Entrepreneurship Bootcamp For Veterans With Disabilities program graduated twenty-six military vets after a nine-day business intensive to help develop skills and provide resources to transition into the business world. The Florida State College of Business hosts the event every summer with the help of faculty, staff, volunteers, former participants, and numerous local and nationally accomplished entrepreneurs to provide the education and support during the "business bootcamp".