LAs in the News

Student Star: Amariah Hines

Name: Amariah Hines Major: Nursing Graduation: Summer 2024 Hometown: Daytona Beach, FL College: College of Nursing “I believe in the power of community service to create meaningful change and am dedicated to utilizing my position to serve FSU students and the broader community alike.” Fast Facts Favorite Color: Lavender In the forecast: Has been a […]

Student Star: Katharine Thomas

Name: Katharine Thomas Major: Environmental Science and PolicyGraduation: Fall 2024Hometown: Sarasota, Fla.College: College of Arts & Sciences “I chose FSU for its abundant involvement opportunities and a strong emphasis on a liberal arts education, which promised a diverse and enriching academic experience.” Fast Facts Water fun: Learned how to sail at the Rez with the FSU […]

Meghana Varanasi​ – Florida State University honors outstanding student leaders through Torchbearer 100 program

The 2024 inductee class for Torchbearer 100 were honored on April 15, 2024 at the FSU Student Union. (Division of Student Affairs) The Division of Student Affairs at Florida State University proudly honored the 2024 inductee class for the Torchbearer 100 program during a celebration on April 15 at the FSU Student Union. The Torchbearer […]

Michelle Martinez

Name: Michelle MartinezMajor: Behavioral NeuroscienceGraduation: Spring 2023Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.College: College of Arts & Sciences “My time at Florida State has allowed me to grow and improve as I learn to become the best leader I can be.” Fast Facts Favorite study spot: The Dirac Science Library If you’re hungry…: The Krishna lunch at […]

Student Star: Daniel Zuñiga

First-generation medical student passionate about science and medicine aims to make campus more inclusive Major: Cell and molecular neuroscience with minors in chemistry and biologyGraduation: Spring 2023Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, FL “FSU is unique in that it has provided many different opportunities for underrepresented minority students to get involved in STEM research.” Fast Facts Favorite […]

Gustavo Capone

“FSU has taught me lessons that have helped me grow into a better person and professional, and this growth has been beyond my original expectations,” said Capone, who earned his bachelor’s degree from the Department of Psychology with a minor from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Capone, who graduated with Liberal Studies Honors, plans […]

LAs Vito Evola and Gustavo Capone Receive Honors Medallions

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 37 elite graduates during a July 28 ceremony in the Nancy H. Marcus Great Hall. The FSU Honors Program supports the passion and potential of the university’s most dynamic students, who have the talent, resilience and enthusiasm to accomplish their goals and enact change in the world. The […]

Student Star: Omer Turkomer

FSU junior aims to establish a legacy of ‘ethical and passionate leadership’ Name: Omer TurkomerMajor: Political ScienceGraduation: Spring 2023Hometown: Sarasota, FL “Whether through policy research, legislative analysis, lobbying, political science research or acting as a legislator within the student Senate, my involvement at FSU has given me the opportunity to pursue my passions.” Fast Facts […]

Sylvia Lyons

I’m a freshman from Cleveland, Ohio. I’m a sociology major and hope to do more research in my field in the future. I plan to work with juvenile inmates as I dive into my future career. The Black Artist’s Way: Topics in Black Theater and Performance Authors: Sylvia Lyons, Dee Selmore Student Major: Sociology Mentor: […]

Daniel Zuniga

Daniel Zuniga is an emerging scientist, and educator originally from Colombia. After immigrating to Florida, Daniel attended Palm Beach Gardens High School where he graduated with honors in one of the state’s top medical magnet programs. As a prospective physician, Daniel is passionate about helping minority students achieve their goals of pursuing a career in […]

Kathy Nguyen

Hello! My name is Kathy Nguyen and I am originally from Kansas City, Missouri. My research interests include educational interventions that promote achievement success within minority and low socioeconomic status communities. Examining the Role of Dialect in Children’s Writing Samples Authors: Kathy Nguyen, Denisha Campbell Student Major: Behavioral Neuroscience Mentor: Denisha Campbell Mentor’s Department: Communication […]