Success Stories

Alumni Stories of Success

For more than half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at FSU. Here we feature a compendium of their inspiring stories and reflections. Check back occasionally to see updated and new feature stories from alumni on the impact FSU has had on their lives and the communities we serve.

The most recent stories appear below the photo bar. To view all stories of success, click through the photos and select a person or scroll to the bottom of the page.

All Stories of Success

The Road To Success

College wasn’t even on his radar when Dr. Willie H. Smith, FSU ’82, was growing up as the youngest of eight children born to tobacco farmers in Elizabethtown, N.C. But higher…

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