Press Release

Dean Randy Hanna will be honoring Bay county community leaders

Dean Randy Hanna will be honoring Bay county community leaders Jimmy Patronis and Jerry Smithwick and presenting scholarships to the seven siblings adopted by the Olds family of Marianna during a faculty/staff symposium to be held 12:30 p.m. Thursday, August 17 in the Holley Academic Center lectureship. Also in attendence will be FSU Provost, Sally McRorie.

For additional information please call Becky Kelly at 850/814-5955.

Study: Humans destroying local artificial reefs

After a yearlong study with instructors from FSU Panama City’s advanced science dive program, student researchers concluded increased marine tourism is threatening area reef structures. “Preserving our Underwater Pastures: Researching the human impact on local historic artificial reef structures” measured changes in reef sizes and fish populations between July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017.

FSU Panama City, Northwest Florida State College partner

Thanks to a new partnership between Northwest Florida State College and Florida State University Panama City, students will now have a smoother transition and easier access to four-year bachelor’s degree programs through the Connect to FSU Panama City program. This new partnership was announced today by FSU Panama City Dean Randy Hanna and NWFSC President Devin Stephenson.

Donors celebrate full endowment of Alisa Kinsaul memorial scholarship

Family and friends of Alisa Kinsaul will gather to celebrate the full endowment of a scholarship established in her memory at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 1, in the FSU Panama City Dean’s Conference Room, Holley A301. The Alisa Butler Kinsaul Memorial Endowed Scholarship will support an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in a communication field within the College of Applied Studies.