IMG_33293Vigil4Florida State students hold a vigil on Landis Green after the shooting in Strozier library.

Dear Seminole Family,

Today, we are reminded again that Florida State University is a special place. Indeed, it is the rarity of what occurred — albeit disbelief — that reminds us we are part of a caring, nurturing and uplifting institution that instills in its students and alumni a sense of family and home — and a culture of good. There is no answer for the question of “why” an alumnus returned to campus with wicked intent (though mental illness appears to be a factor), yet in the aftermath there are many instances of good in the midst of evil. From the quick response by emergency personnel and alert systems, to the pair of just-checked-out books that protected a student from the shooter’s first bullet, ours is a blessed community of Seminoles.  Continue reading

Reminder: Submit 2014 Postseason GWP Information

Post SeasonBelow is a list of Seminole Clubs® and Chapters who have informed us (as of this morning) that their club will be hosting an ACC Championship game watching party (the number next to the name indicates the number of venues).

If your Seminole Club® or Chapter is not on the list below, we have not received a game watching party (GWP) marketing request form or email from you for the ACC Championship and/or postseason games. If you would like to be included in the marketing mix, please fill out the GWP marketing request form or email by today, Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. EDT. Continue reading

Diane Andrews Legacy Scholarship Endowment

andrews2Turner and Campbell present their $3,000 check to Alumni Association National Board Chairman Dale Greene and President Scott Atwell.

Dear Club and Chapter Leaders,

Following the death of Diane Andrews two years ago, Seminole Club® leaders were approached about establishing an Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship to honor the wife of our legendary defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews. Since then, nearly 35 of our 80 clubs and chapters have made contributions to this effort, including $1,000 gifts from clubs in Miami, Charlotte, Atlanta, Broward, Tampa, Jacksonville, Triangle and Tallahassee. Continue reading

Florida State Wins the Atlantic Division Crown!

ACC1FSU has captured the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Atlantic Division title. This means the Seminoles will play in the ACC Championship Game Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. With a Dec. 6 kickoff just around the corner, we have a quick turnaround to compose game watching party (GWP) eBlasts.

If your club or chapter will be hosting a GWP for the ACC Championship Game and you would like for us to include this information on our Game Watching Party webpage and eBlasts, please submit all your information by THIS WEDNESDAY (Nov. 19) at 5 p.m. EDT. Continue reading

Fall Updates

1233333_10153145970940144_783732839_nSeminole Club® and Chapter leaders are invited to attend the Homecoming All-College Tailgate at the President’s House on Saturday, Nov. 8. Come enjoy food, live entertainment and fellowship with alumni and friends at this complimentary game day reception. The party begins 3½ hours prior to kickoff. Registration will be available until Friday, Oct. 31. We hope to see everyone there! Continue reading

We want to see your Game Watching Party photos!

$R4LWDKSGot Game Watching Party Photos? We want them! Send your club’s best three or four Game Watching Party photos and they may be included in FSU Alumni Association’s VIRES® magazine, Flickr or upcoming Facebook posts. Kindly send your favorite original, unedited and untouched photos via email to, along with the name of your Seminole Club® and the names of the individuals in the photos. Thanks! And Go Noles! =)

Game Watching Party eBlasts: Round II

We hope everyone is getting excited for the big game tomorrow! With football season underway, the FSU Alumni Association is already working on the second round of Game Watching Party (GWP) eBlasts. If your Seminole Club® or Chapter has not filled out a marketing request form OR if you need to update your club or chapter’s GWP information, please make sure to do so by Monday, Sept. 1 to be included in the next eBlast going out on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Continue reading

Game Watching Party Marketing Request Forms

Spring game

Just a friendly reminder to get your game watching party marketing request form submitted today, Friday, Aug. 1, if your club or chapter would like for the FSU Alumni Association to send out an eBlast for the Florida State vs. Oklahoma State game. If your Seminole Club or Chapter is not on the list below, we have not received a game watching party marketing request form from you. Continue reading

2014 Game Watching Parties

If your club is planning on hosting a game watching party for the Florida State vs. Oklahoma State game and you would like the FSU Alumni Association to send out an eBlast, don’t forget to turn in the information to us by THIS FRIDAY (Aug.1) at 5 p.m. EST. Please submit a Game Watching Party form with all of the necessary information as soon as possible. The first game watching party eBlast is scheduled to go out on Monday, Aug. 25. Continue reading