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  • COSSPP Celebrates Summer 2024 Graduates at Commencement Day Celebration

    The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy invites our Summer 2024 graduates and their families and friends to join us for a come-and-go reception in Bellamy’s First Floor Atrium on commencement morning from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, August 2.

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  • COSSPP Student recognized as FSU student star. Headshot of Jack Folwell.

    COSSPP Student Recognized as FSU Student Star

    Jack Folwell, a political science and physics double major, was recently selected as an FSU Student Star.

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  • Keon-Hyung Lee Named Director of the Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy

    Arnold L. and Priscilla Moss Greenfield Eminent Scholar Chair in Public Health Management Keon-Hyung Lee, Ph.D., has been named the new Director of the Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy for a three-year term.

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  • Two COSSPP Students Earn Spots in Latest Cohort of John Robert Lewis Scholars & Fellows Program

    Two College of Social Sciences and Public Policy students were selected to participate in the Faith & Politics Institute’s John Robert Lewis Scholars & Fellows Program, allowing them to become part of a nationwide network of emerging leaders inspired to create positive societal change.

  • COSSPP Research Team Awarded Borchard Foundation Grant

    An FSU College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP) research team was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation for the project “Pro-Tech Ageism? Analysis of U.S. Aging Policy’s Depiction of Technology.”

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  • Celebrate COSSPP's first 50 years! Pictures of COSSPP and the bellamy building.

    COSSPP Share Your Memories Survey

    We invite students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to take a stroll down memory lane and share your fondest moments, anecdotes, and photographs that encapsulate the unique journey we’ve all shared together.

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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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    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!

  • Career center liaison spring 2024 hours

    Meet With Our Career Liaison Tyrone "T.J." Johnson

    The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy has a dedicated Career Liaison, Tyrone "T.J." Johnson, who specializes in assisting students in our College! T.J. provides drop-in career advising for both students and alumni and pre-scheduled appointments. Reach out for help with your resume, cover letter, online portfolio, applying to grad school, and searching for an internship or job!

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COSSPP Celebrates Summer 2024 Graduates at Commencement Day Celebration 

July 18, 2024

The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy invites our Summer 2024 graduates and their families and friends to join us for a come-and-go reception in Bellamy’s First Floor Atrium on commencement morning from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, August 2.  …

Headshot of Jason Puwalski under the words "COSSPP Alumni Spotlight" and above the FSU seal, along with his dual degree in Political Science and Public Relations. This is on a black and grey background with gold stars.

Alumni Spotlight: Jason Puwalski

July 17, 2024

Jason Puwalski – FSU alumnus (B.S. Political Science and Public Relations ’24) – completed his term as a member of the 2023-2024 Class of Florida Gubernatorial Fellows and is poised to enter FSU’s MAAPP program in 2024. …

Headshot of Kimasia Ayers under the words "COSSPP Alumni Spotlight" and above the FSU seal, along with her double major in African American Studies and Creative Writing. This is on a black and grey background with gold stars.

Alumni Spotlight: Kimasia Ayers

July 10, 2024

Kimasia Ayers – an FSU alumna (B.A. African American Studies & Creative Writing '24) – has engaged in the many research opportunities available to undergraduates at FSU, including completing a Directed Individual Study (DIS). …

Young FSU alumni, Madeleine Siegel, naming her double undergraduate majors: interdisciplinary social science and spanish in 2021.

COSSPP Alumni Spotlight: Madeleine Siegel

July 3, 2024

Madeleine Siegel – a first-year Juris Doctor candidate at FSU College of Law and a COSSPP alumna (B.S. Interdisciplinary Social Science and Spanish ’21) – currently serves as the Chair of FSU’s Law School Council, where she facilitates all operations, such as ensuring funding requests are distributed properly a …

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