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32 Student Athletes Honored As Golden Torch Winners

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) – The Florida State Department of Athletics honored 32 student-athletes on the Doak Campbell Stadium video board during the Seminole Football teams victory over Jacksonville State as 2020 Golden Torch award recipients. The award recipients — including 22 who earned perfect 4.0 Grade Point Averages during the fall 2019 and spring 2020 […]

October 7, 2020

N4A Recognizes Student Athlete Academic Services Staff And Asst. AD Henderson

Tallahassee, FLA. – Florida State’s Student Athlete Academic Services (SAAS) and Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development Ashton Henderson were each honored by N4A, the National Association of Academic and Student Athlete Development Professionals. The awards were announced at the N4A 2020 Virtual Conference. FSU’s SAAS was one of just two departments honored nationally with […]

June 23, 2020

Unconquered Spirit, Golden Nole Winners Announced

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  The 26th annual Golden Nole Awards continued on Thursday, as the Florida State Student-Athlete Advisory Council revealed the Unconquered Spirit Award winner in addition to the Golden Nole recipients from each team via Instagram. The Unconquered Spirit Award was given to 13-year old Sam Donaway of Crawfordville, Fla. Donaway, who was diagnosed […]

April 23, 2020

First Award Winners of Golden Nole Announced

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  The first honors of the 26th Annual Golden Nole Awards were presented on Tuesday night by the FSU Student Athlete Advisory Council through the Student-Athlete Development Instagram. Four different awards were given to a male and female student-athlete in each category, three of which were voted on by their peers. “All of […]

April 21, 2020

The Golden Nole Awards to Take Place Virtually

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The annual Golden Nole Awards Banquet is a highlight of the Florida State athletics calendar, a chance to celebrate Seminoles who thrive as members of their community and commit themselves to leadership both on and off their playing fields. This year’s banquet will be no different, although it certainly will look a […]

April 20, 2020

Student-Athlete Development Aims to Build On 2018-19 Success

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.   –  The office of Student-Athlete Development strives to establish a commitment to the total growth and development of each student-athlete. After a successful 2018-19 academic year where student-athletes took advantage of 25 different programs, the department will look to continue to produce even more opportunities this season. Embracing the mantra to “Serve, Lead, […]

October 2, 2019

Henderson Named Vice President Of N4A

CLEVELAND – The National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A) is thrilled to announce Ursula Gurney, deputy director of athletics/SWA at University of Missouri-Kansas City as 1st Vice President and Ashton Henderson, assistant athletics director for student-athlete development at Florida State University as 2nd Vice Presidents under N4A’s new organizational structure. The new structure increased the N4A Executive Committee […]

June 20, 2019

Student-Athletes Celebrate Service at Annual Golden Nole Awards

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  –  Florida State student-athletes gathered on Wednesday for the 25th Annual Golden Nole Awards banquet, which is hosted by the Student Athlete Advisory Council (S.A.A.C.). The event honors the contributions made in the community and also recognizes those student-athletes that go above and beyond to display leadership on and off the field while […]

April 10, 2019

FSU Student-Athletes to Join Panama City Citizens with Clean Up

TALLAHASSE, Fla.  –  Over 40 Florida State student-athletes and members of the athletic department will head to Panama City to help the community clean up damage left by Hurricane Michael on March 31 from 9 a.m. CT- 2:30 p.m. Students and staff from the Panama City campus will join the effort as well across the […]

March 29, 2019

Henderson Named Assistant Athletic Director For Student-Athlete Development

Tallahassee, FLA. – Florida State athletics has announced the promotion of Ashton Henderson to Assistant Athletic Director overseeing the newly re-named department for Student-Athlete Development. Henderson has been with FSU athletics since January of 2015 and “Ashton, a rising star on the national student-athlete development scene through his position as N4A Division Director for Student-Athlete […]

November 15, 2018

Florida State’s LYFE Program Selected For National Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Florida State’s third-year LYFE: Beyond The Spear program was recognized by the National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A) with the Model Practices Award for Student-Athlete Development. LYFE program director Shanika Mungin, accepted the national award, which is presented annually to the university or college that displays best practices in […]

June 27, 2018