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Research Spotlight: Creating Communities of Wellness for DRC Refugees: Lessons Learned from the Field

Lauren Metcalf is an alum of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University (B.A. International Affairs & Religion ’21). Lindsey Anderson (B.A. Editing, Writing, and Media ’23) authored this summary of Lauren’s honors thesis titled, “Creating Communities of Wellness for DRC Refugees: Lessons Learned from the Field.”

Dissertation Spotlight: Acquiescence Over Activism: How NGOs Manage Authoritarian Demands

Jordan Holsinger, Ph.D., is a graduate of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University (Ph.D. Political Science ’21). Below is a summary of Dr. Holsinger’s dissertation titled, “Acquiescence over Activism: How NGOs Manage Authoritarian Demands” authored by FSU student Katie Kelsey (Editing, Writing, and Media ‘24).

Board of Governors appoints alumnus Justin Roth to FSU Board of Trustees

The Florida Board of Governors confirmed the appointment of Justin Roth to Florida State University’s Board of Trustees November 9. Roth, a Miami native, is a partner at LINK Public Affairs, where he leads the Washington, D.C. office and provides strategic advice and counsel to clients on public affairs matters.

COSSPP Alum and Co-founder of ‘Teach For Uganda’ to speak about educational reform

James Kassaga Arinaitwe, a Florida State University alumnus and CEO and co-founder of Teach For Uganda, will speak Thursday, Nov. 17, on the important role young leaders play in cultural reform and how to leverage leadership skills to create meaningful change.