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He's become America's wartime time-traveler, taking readers on a journey through epic battlefields ranging from the American Revolution to World War II. Jeff Shaara pens historical fiction, and this writer is as true to the characters as he is to the setting.
A message from Alumni Association President Scott Atwell
Jimmy Callaway has plenty of both. As equipment manager for the Florida State University football team during most of the Bobby Bowden era, he also had access to the ephemera of college athletics - the game-day programs, the roughed-up jerseys, the forgotten photographs, the worn-out and cast-off pieces a team leaves behind as it plays opponents and moves through the schedule.
When the NASA space shuttle program came to an end last July after more than 30 years of triumph and tragedy, an era of American leadership in space exploration also seemed to be ending. Three FSU graduates — launch commander Calvin Fowler (M.S. ’67) and astronauts Norman Thagard (B.S. ’65, M.S. ’66) and Winston Scott (B.M.E. ’72) — played key roles in the history of NASA’s space voyages.
Like many Florida State College for Women alumnae of the World War II generation, 1941 graduate Frances Cushing Ervin's greatest legacy may well be her family and their accomplishments, from her husband on down to her grandchildren.
With more than 50,000 graduates of its College of Business, The Florida State University has established itself as a not-so-hidden source of talent for corporate boardrooms.
Share your message with more than 45,000 Alumni and Friends of Florida State University: advertise in the Spring 2012 issue of VIRES.
Just 34 years young, Florida State's Osceola and Renegade program was recently tabbed college football's greatest tradition in a nationwide poll. The responsibility of portraying the Seminole leader falls on the sturdy shoulders of FSU junior Drake Anderson.
The Florida State University Alumni Association extends our sincere condolences to the families and friends of the following individuals.
New Board Members
Seminoles at Sea
Student Alumni Association
Kickoff Luncheon & Open Houses
Circle of Gold
On Friday, Nov. 18, thousands of Florida State alumni returned to campus in a Seminole State of Mind.
The Florida State University establishes its newest academic college, the College of Applied Studies, at FSU Panama City.
News and updates from your fellow Noles around the world.
Meet Bob Perrone, the man behind NoleFan.org.
FSU President Eric Barron (B.S. '73) closed his annual State of the University address with a demonstrative experiment
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