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COSSPP Students Chosen for Mayoral Fellowships

January 10, 2018

After an unprecedented high number of applications from Florida A&M University and Florida State University, the Office of the Mayor of the City of Tallahassee has made its final selection of Mayoral Fellows for 2018.

Public Admin Grad Students Benefit State Agency

January 10, 2018


Askew School master's students Luciana Polischuk and Jing Peng.

One of the ways the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy lives up to our tagline – “Engaging Today’s World, Producing Tomorrow’s Leaders” – is through programs across our academic disciplines that offer opportunities for students to gain real-world experience and engage with a wider community beyond campus.

Climate, Health, Economic Inequality the Focus of New Policy Pub Sessions

January 2, 2018


Faculty members Chris Uejio, Katrinell Davis, and David Rasmussen present at Policy Pub for Spring Semester 2018.

Two COSSPP Students Selected for Innovation Internships

December 11, 2017

Two students from the college are among the 14 chosen as Innovation Hub interns for the spring 2018 semester.

Danielle Hunter will be the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) intern and Hannah King will take on an internship in Social Entrepreneurship. Each will be responsible for providing insight and support for student projects in their area of expertise and support the general operations of the Innovation Hub.

COSSPP Students Inducted into Garnet & Gold Society

December 8, 2017

by Susan Hansen, University Communications, and Rob Nixon, COSSPP Communications Director

Eleven students with majors in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy are among the 53 new inductees welcomed this fall into Florida State University's prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society.

College Produces Winners of Prestigious Fellowship

December 4, 2017


Senior Ljubica “Kiki” Nikolic and recent alumni Maria Clara Naranjo and D’Juan Sampson are three of the 30 students selected as 2017 Rangel Fellows after a highly competitive nationwide process.

World Affairs Program Finishes Semester on High Note

December 4, 2017

by Connor Kabrich, Assistant Director of Involvement, World Affairs Program

The World Affairs Program (WAP) is pleased to report a semester well done!

WAP is a student organization that promotes increased awareness of the global community and encourages personal, social, and political growth through speaker and mentor programs, campus political activity, and competitive Model UN and Crisis Body simulations.

Faculty Awarded for Transformative Effect on Students

December 4, 2017

Four faculty members from the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy were among the 14 FSU faculty members honored by the Transformation Through Teaching program for their life-changing influence in their students’ lives, both in and outside of the classroom.

The awards were presented during a ceremony and dinner Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the President’s house.

Undergrad Gets Fellowship for Political Science Research

November 30, 2017

Florida State University undergraduate Joan Joseph has added to her already impressive achievements with a new honor supporting and recognizing her research.

The political science major was selected as a fellow in the Advanced Empirical Research on Politics for Undergraduates Program (AERoPUP) at Ohio State University.

Scholars Receive Support for Urban Geography Workshop

November 27, 2017

Willie Wright and Adam Bledsoe, both assistant professors in the Department of Geography, have been awarded the Urban Geography Journal Workshop/Seminar Award.

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