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2021

Linda Beauport Headshot RADIO: Sustainability FellowsJune 09, 2021

Florida State University News Published 1:12 p.m. ET Jun. 9, 2021

Linda Beauport, Spring 2021 Sustainability Fellow. (Photo: Linda Beauport)

The Sustainability Fellows program provides an opportunity for students of any discipline to participate in furthering sustainability efforts on the FSU campus and in the Tallahassee community. Sustainability Fellows can be selected from any major or field of study. 

Florida State University campus on Thursday, March 31, 2016 FSU’s faculty Senate passes sustainability resolutionJune 02, 2021

Tarah Jean, Deputy News Editor Published 10:33 a.m. ET Jun. 2, 2019

Florida State University campus on Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Photo: Tallahassee Democrat)

On April 14, the Florida State University Faculty Senate passed a resolution advocating for the improvement of sustainability at FSU.

Chuck it for Charity Bin Sign VIDEO: FSU’s “Chuck it for Charity” gives new life to old itemsApril 23, 2021

Elizabeth Millner Published 6:24 p.m. ET Apr. 23, 2021

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Florida State University’s Chuck it for Charity event is back, giving unwanted items a second chance.

It’s the first time since 2019 that the university has been able to do the event.

People can donate anything from clothes and food to old electronics and furniture at any of the four designated spots on campus.

All unwanted items will be donated to local charitable organizations across the Big Bend. 

Chuck it for Charity Tent RADIO: Chuck it for Charity at Florida StateApril 21, 2021

Florida State University News Published 9:09 a.m. ET Apr. 21, 2021

Chuck it for Charity tent and yard sign. (Photo: FSU Facilities)

Florida State University students are moving out of their respective residence halls, but not everything is headed home with them. What do they do with some of the leftovers? Look no further than Florida State’s Chuck it for Charity program.

Cyclist at FSU FSU named a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American BicyclistsMarch 02, 2021

Kelsey Klopfenstein Published 12:10 p.m. ET Mar. 2, 2021

FSU has been recognized as a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University with an award from the League of American Bicyclists. (FSU Photography Services)

Florida State University has been recognized as a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University with an award from the League of American Bicyclists, the premier grassroots advocacy organization encouraging better bicycling and protecting the rights of people who bike.

Jim Moran New FSU master’s program to focus on sustainabilityJanuary 19, 2021

Mark Blackwell Thomas Published 1:41 p.m. ET Jan., 19, 2021

Officials at the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship say the new program will teach sustainable business practices and good corporate governance. (Photo: FSU News)

Florida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship is launching a new online major in the Master of Science program this fall to prepare students to help companies meet the demands of today but not at the expense of tomorrow. 

2020

Willie Wiggins FSU Facilities receives state award for recycling effortsDecember 16, 2020

Kelsey Klopfenstein Published 10:30 a.m. ET Dec. 16, 2020

Willie Wiggins, the assistant director for Waste Management, has been a key player in the success of FSU's recycling program, which was recently honored with a Recycling Champion Award. (FSU Photography Services/Bruce Palmer)

Florida State University was recognized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the Florida Recycling Partnership as a 2020 Recycling Award winner.

Suwannee Room How COVID-19 has affected sustainability on FSU's campusSeptember 20, 2020

Ella Hechlik, Staff Writer Published 10:35 a.m. ET Sep. 20, 2020

The More You Nole Cover PODCAST: The More You Nole: Episode 13: Sustainable CampusAugust 12, 2020

Florida State University Office of Admissions Published Aug. 12, 2021

Interview with Cyndel Brunell and Michelle Presley of FSU Sustainable Campus.

Community Waste Stations VIDEO: Community Waste Station Roll Out on CampusJuly 06, 2020

Published 11:30 a.m. ET Jul. 6, 2020

Florida State University is taking aggressive steps to prevent the spread of disease, such as COVID-19, by minimizing individual interactions while also enhancing its existing cleaning and disinfection practices. This cannot be achieved without the help and understanding of the entire campus community.

To meet campus needs for increased sanitation of common spaces, custodial staff will no longer routinely enter personal office spaces to clean or collect trash from desk-side bins.