political science

Student Spotlight: Ella Garcia

Ella Garcia – third-year student majoring in Political Science – passed legislation in FSU’s Student Senate this year to fund 2,000 free drink covers for students on campus. After realizing the extent of the issue of drink spiking on campus, Garcia met with FSUPD to find a pragmatic solution to protect students from the increase […]

Florida State University Honors 37 COSSPP Student Leaders through Torchbearer 100 Program

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. Of the entire inductee class, 37 COSSPP students were among them. The Torchbearer 100 program is a longstanding tradition which recognizes a diverse group of 100 undergraduate students who have shown exceptional leadership and achievement during their collegiate careers.

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. This marks the fourth straight year FSU students have earned spots in the program.

Three COSSPP Students Receive Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad 

Three COSSPP students were among the 17 Florida State University students selected for scholarships through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. The recipients will build foreign language skills and experience culture abroad this summer in their respective fields. 

Syde P. Deeb Eminent Scholar in Political Science Retires After 34 Years of Service 

Florida State University’s Syde P. Deeb Eminent Scholar in Political Science and Marian D. Irish Professor of Political Science William D. Berry, Ph.D., will retire after 34 years at Florida State University.  Dr. Berry has mentored dozens of students over his tenure, shaping the next generation of political scientists. He has also served on over […]