Many new things coming for college students at Florida State University’s campuses. A new graduation requirement could make your 4 years a little longer…
Florida State University is initiating a new student experience named experiential learning. This program requires students to participate in either an internship, a leadership position or community service involvement.
Dean of the Panama City campus, Randy Hanna says embarking on this new initiative will bring great diversity and deepen the student’s experiences while enrolled at the university.
Hanna says this sets their university apart.
“We’re the largest university in the country that has instituted this experiential learning program university-wide. I’m very excited about it,“ said Hanna.
Now for students enrolling from this summer and on, the experiential learning program will be a requirement to graduate.
Dean Hanna says he is optimistic and says there are many opportunities for students to get involved in the community.
“The data showed that if students are involved outside of the classroom, they do better in the classroom, they’re able to get more jobs, they’re a more active member of society,“ said Hanna.
To learn more about FSU’s experiential learning initiative visit studentssuccess.fsu.edu.