Seminole Service Day Follow-up

Seminole-Service-DayYour community is different because FSU Alumni live there!

Members of the FSU community helped make their neighborhoods a better place by participating in the Fourth Annual Seminole Service Day. People from all over the country came together to serve food in soup kitchens and food banks, build homes for the homeless, clean up high schools and beaches, volunteer with the Salvation Army and Ronald McDonald Charities, provide support to children and animals, and so much more.

“It’s so rewarding to see photos roll in from across the country,” says FSU Alumni Association President and CEO Scott Atwell. “Those images are tangible evidence of the Seminole spirit alive in communities from coast to coast — showcasing alumni serving as great ambassadors of our university.” Continue reading

2015 Clubbie Award Nominations

clubbies2The FSU Alumni Association is excited to announce the finalists for the 2015 Clubbie Awards!

Best Seminole Send-Off — Out of State

  • San Diego Seminole Club®
  • Seminole Club® of North Texas
  • Atlanta Seminole Club®

Best Seminole Send-Off — In State

  • Sarasota Seminole Club®
  • Miami Seminole Club®
  • Greater Pensacola Seminole Club®

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Seminole Send-Offs

sendoffheader14Each summer, Seminoles Clubs® and Chapters across the nation host send-off parties to welcome incoming FSU students to the Seminole Family. Seminole Send-Offs help connect new students, their families and friends to local alumni, Seminole Clubs® and Chapters. Traditionally, Seminole Send-Offs are held at the end of May through the beginning of August.

In an effort to make Seminole Send-Offs as successful as possible, the FSU Alumni Association is working on a new communication plan which includes a mass mailing to the parents of FSU bound students. The postcard will be dropped in the mail the week of May 4th. Continue reading

Three Days until Seminole Service Day 2015!

seminoleservicedaybanner.fwSeminole Service Day unites alumni, students, staff, faculty, parents and friends to give back to their local communities. By bringing together diverse members of FSU’s community with a common goal of service, Seminole Service Day strengthens the bond with each other and the University, and increases FSU’s visibility around the world.

Promote:

  • The official hashtag for Seminole Service Day is #SeminoleServiceDay.
  • Help promote Seminole Service Day by posting on Facebook and Twitter starting TODAY!
  • Use this hashtag before, during and after the event to spread the word about good work being done by Seminoles in your community.
  • If you have not yet completed a press release, please do so now to let local news and radio outlets know about Seminole Service Day in your community. Visit http://fla.st/1yc9n0r to view a sample press release.

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Last call for Leadership Weekend’s Hotel Block!

Don’t forget to reserve your hotel room for Leadership Weekend at Hotel Duval for the discounted rate of $139 a night. As a reminder, today is the last day the hotel block will be available. With the spring game that same weekend, this is the best way to ensure you and your club leaders will have a nearby place to stay!

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Leadership Weekend Updates

1Ledership-Weekend-2015We hope everyone is getting excited for the 2015 Leadership Weekend! Registration for Leadership Weekend is now LIVE.

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The weekend will kick-off on Thursday, April 9 with a welcome mixer from 5 p.m.–8 p.m. at The Front Porch. There will be light hors d’oeuvres provided and cash bar available.

The Front Porch
1215 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Friday, April 10, will be a full day of conferencing and training from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. at the FSU Alumni Association. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Continue reading

Announcing the 2015 Leadership Weekend

2This year’s Leadership Weekend will be held from Thursday, April 9–Saturday, April 11. The weekend will kick-off Thursday evening with a social mixer. Friday will be a full day of conferencing at the FSU Alumni Center, followed by the 2015 FSU Clubbie Awards at Hotel Duval. Saturday you are invited to attend the Young Alumni tailgate and the spring football game.

Help us in selecting this year’s FSU Clubbie Award winners by nominating club/chapter events and top volunteers. Please be as detailed as possible when filling out the 2015 FSU Clubbie Award nomination form. Continue reading

2015 Seminole Club® and Chapter Scholarships

ScholarshipIt’s that time of year again, when Florida State University accepts new students to the Seminole family!

Below are some dates to think about when planning a scholarship deadline.

  • December 17, 2014 – First round of students were accepted
  • March 18, 2015 – Second round of students become accepted
  • May 1, 2015 – Last day for an accepted student to turn in a nonrefundable admission deposit

With May 1 being the last day for accepted students to turn in a nonrefundable $200 admission deposit, please consider pushing back scholarship application deadlines to sometime after Friday, May 1. Continue reading

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

graduates2Dear Club Leaders,

The mission statement of our FSU Alumni Association reads:

Advancing our university’s greatness and enriching the lives of the Seminole family.

This year, the Association is pledging its resources to advance FSU’s greatness by helping with a branding project designed to influence high school guidance counselors, whose voting makes up 7% of the U.S. News & World report rankings.  As you know, FSU has an established goal of reaching the top 25 among public institutions.

In order to provide local context of the impact FSU has had on individual communities, we are compiling lists of prominent and successful alumni who came to FSU from your area or have relocated there since graduation.  We need your help! Continue reading