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  • Recognizing the Pioneering Contributions of Raymond F. Bellamy

    Every day, the Bellamy Building at Florida State University welcomes thousands of students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

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  • CDPH Brown Bag Seminar: Roland Rau, Ph.D.

    Join the Center for Demography and Population Health for a Brown Bag Seminar with Roland Rau, Ph.D.

  • Attend the Annual Charles B. Nam Lecture

    Attend the annual Charles B. Nam Lecture featuring guest speaker Jennifer Karas Montez, Ph.D., on March 8 beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Pepper Center Broad Auditorium.

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  • COSSPP Careers in Action: Nancy McKay Talk - Playbook for Personal Leadership

    COSSPP Careers in Action Present Alumni Talk by Nancy McKay

    Join us for a talk “Playbook for Personal Leadership” by outstanding College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP) alumna Nancy McKay.

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  • Pictured: Bellamy from the front entrance Celebrating 50 years COSSPP Est. 1973 Visit https://coss.fsu.edu/50th

    COSSPP celebrates 50th Anniversary

    The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy is celebrating its 50th anniversary during the 2023-2024 academic year. A number of events honoring the College's golden anniversary will be held throughout the school year.

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  • Career Advising with T.J. Johnson

    Our Career Liaison will be offering drop in hours to discuss internship and job searches, interview techniques, and more!

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    Subscribe to our new quarterly alumni newsletter!

    We will be sending newsletters to all of our Alumni & Friends with quarterly updates. If you would like to receive our summer edition, please use the link below to subscribe!

Engaging Today's World,
Producing Tomorrow's Leaders

Through stimulating coursework and opportunities for educational enhancement beyond the classroom, our students are engaged, inspired, and transformed into tomorrow’s leaders and brightest thinkers — dynamic people well prepared to offer innovative solutions to pressing issues we face in today’s world.

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Research Spotlight: "Militarized State-building Interventions and the Survival of Fragile States"

February 23, 2024

Kelly Matush, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science, co-authored her thesis “Militarized State-building Interventions and the Survival of Fragile States” alongside David A. Lake, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego, which explores the variation in …

COSSPP Careers in Action: Nancy McKay Talk - Playbook for Personal Leadership

COSSPP Careers in Action Presents Alumni Talk by Nancy McKay

February 22, 2024

Join us for a talk “Playbook for Personal Leadership” by outstanding College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP) alumna Nancy McKay (B.S. Government ‘78) on Tuesday, March 26, at 2 p.m. at the DeVoe L. Moore Conference Room (Bellamy 150E). …

FSU's Civil Rights Institute Participates in Congressional Film Screening

February 21, 2024

Florida State University’s Civil Rights Institute’s Director and Acting Chair of the 400 Years of African American History Commission (400YAAHC) Ted Ellis attended a showcase of the film “Kemba,” at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, February 5. …

COSSPP Student Spotlight: Melbin Joseph (Urban and Regional Planning)

COSSPP Student Spotlight: Melbin Joseph

February 21, 2024

Melbin Theresa Joseph – a second-year Master's student majoring in Urban and Regional Planning with a specialization in Economic Development and Real Estate – began a planning internship with Tallahassee’s Office of the Mayor in Spring 2024.   …

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