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What's a Living–Learning Community?

At Florida State, a Living–Learning Community (LLC) is a small group of students who live together, share an interest, and take one or two of their classes together — usually in a small classroom inside their residence hall. Designed primarily for first-year students, an LLC is a great place to plug into a supportive network of students and distinguished faculty as soon as you arrive at FSU.

Applications for the Nursing Living Learning Community open February 11 and close on April 8. more


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Heart health education can positively influence underserved, rural populations

Laurie Abbott, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing, found significant improvements in food-related behaviors associated with cardiovascular health by African-American participants from rural northern Florida counties after they completed a six-week intervention that addressed major cardiovascular disease risk factors. The study, published in the journal Health Education Research, examined the results from an earlier cluster randomized trial with a secondary data analysis. more

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Dr. Melessa Kelley

 Congratulations to Dr. Melessa Kelley on her selection as a “Fellow” for the 2019 IHART2 Indigenous HIV/AIDS Research Training Program beginning March 1, 2019.

The IHART2 fellowship offers up to $20,000 in pilot project development seed funding and/or course buy-out; funds to attend conferences, workshops and professional training opportunities; mentors experienced in the field of HIV/AIDS research and/or cultural mentorship; access to editorial, statistical, and behavioral science expertise and consultants at the University of Washington; and online support via the IHART2 Web site 

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