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Noles vs Bulls – Tampa Takeover Weekend

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Central Florida Takeover in Tampa

Friday, Sept 23

5pm-8pm FSU – USF Black Alumni Happy Hour @ Lee Roy Selmon’s (4302 W. Boy Scout, 33607), drink specials, appetizers and networking with Bulls and ‘Noles.

7pm-11pm SEMINOLE HARD ROCK CASINO sponsored by the Tampa Seminole Club & Seminole Boosters, TICKETS $10 (sale ends 9/23/2016)

Saturday, Sept 3

9am-12pm TAILGATE @ Raymond James Stadium, Lot 14,
sponsored by the Tampa Seminole Club & Seminole Boosters, TICKETS $40 (sale ends 9/24/2016)

12pm NOLES VS BULLS @ Raymond James Stadium

Sunday, Sept 4

4:05pm FSU DAY AT THE BUCS, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Home Opener vs LA Rams.  TICKETS or call Katy Grindstaff, 813-870-2700 ext. 2533.  Game ticket includes pre-game tailgate at One Buc Place Practice Fields, RSVP (required)

HOTEL:  $99/night @ Marriott-Westshore, 1001 N Westshore Boulevard, Tampa  FL  33607

Labor Day Orlando – Weekend Events

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FSU vs Ole Miss

Labor Day Weekend in Orlando

Friday, Sept 2

10pm-2am FAME FRIDAYS THE SEMINOLE TAKEOVER @ Ember Downtown (42 W Central Blvd, 32801) hosted by Attorney Alisa Adamson and Friends.  Purchase tickets click here.

6pm-10pm TORRENCE LIFESTYLE’S ESSENCE OF ORLANDO HAPPY HOUR in association with True Home Real Estate and Jade Events is a free event to kick everything off at Eve (110 S. Orange Ave). Hosted by FSU Alumnus Dr. Sadat Smith and Corey Sawyer; come network and enjoy cigars, hookah, and amazing drink specials.  

Saturday, Sept 3

12n-10pm ORLANDO SEMINOLE CLUB OYSTER ROAST @ Ferg’s Depot (78 W. Church Street, 32801). You’re invited to join Orlando Noles for the Seminole Club® of Greater Orlando’s annual Oyster Roast Fall Kickoff Party! Special guests include former Seminole players, Gene Williams of and more! Come celebrate the end of summer and the start of a great Seminole football season! Free event for the entire family

4pm-10pm T. GAINES ALL WHITE DAY PARTY @ Ember (42 W Central Blvd, 32801). Providing the premier events and networking opportunities for Urban Professionals, T Gaines’ event is one to not miss. Please click here to purchase tickets, don’t take your chances at the door.

Sunday, Sept 4

8:30am-4pm 1ST ANNUAL SEMINOLE SCHOLARSHIP GOLF SCRAMBLE (2100 S Hiawassee Rd, 32835). The Orlando Seminole Club will be swinging clubs to raise money for local students at Metrowest Golf Club. Single golfers and foursomes are welcome; goodie bags and lunch is included. To register click here.

4pm-11pm DEAR SUMMER ROOFTOP DAY PARTY (180 Lounge @ Amway Center) hosted by Attorney Ben Crump and Friends. Tables and tickets can be purchased here.

4pm-10pm SOCIETY GLOBAL presents CARPE DIEM DAY PARTY (Rosen Plaza @ Club 39) hosted by Nixclusive, several FSU young alumni and Orlando socialites. Party by the pool or inside. Purchase tickets at and used code FSU for 25% off.

Monday, Sept 5

4pm-8pm TAILGATE @ Jupiter Mason Lodge #22 (420 S. Tampa Ave, 32805) – Mix and Mingle with fellow Noles and enjoy food, drinks, and great music. All you can eat for $25 (kids 15 and under $12).  Event closes August 25, 2016. Click Here.

4pm-8pm HALLBACK’S BAR & GRILL TAILGATE @ Lake Lorna Doone – Mix and Mingle with fellow Noles and enjoy food, drinks, and great music. Several past players will be attending as well. BYOB! All you can eat for $20.

8pm FSU SEMINOLES vs. OLE MISS REBEL BEARS @ Florida Citrus Bowl (1 Citrus Bowl Pl, 32805)


Doubletree Downtown (reservations closed, but contact to try)

Homewood Suites (reservations until 9/16/2016) – $87/night



Call for National Officers – Applications Due August 30, 2013

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Accepting Additional Applications for National Officers:

Vice President and Chairperson of Board of Directors

Due: August 30, 2013

Click HERE for Application (please print and submit via the instructions below)

The Florida State University (FSU) Black Alumni Association is an officially chartered affiliate of the FSU Alumni Association whose mission is to build a network of Black alumni and friends and sustain meaningful relationships on behalf of FSU.  The FSU Black Alumni Association is accepting additional applications from qualified candidates for the following national officers:  Vice President and Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

 All potential applicants/nominees must be dues paying members of the FSU Black Alumni Association and the FSU Alumni Association at the time of submission of their applications.  To be eligible for these offices, a member must have served at least one three-year term as an elected or appointed national officer of the Association.

 The National Vice President takes on the responsibilities of the National President in the event of his or her absence, disability, resignation or death; serves as an ex-officio member of all committees, in the absence of the National President; serves as chair of the University Connection Committee; and exercises any other powers delegated by the National President.  The University Connection Committee shall identify and study University, community, state and national issues that impact upon the Association, Black alumni, Black students, and Black faculty and administrators; develop strategies for informing the members of such issues; and mobilize members for action to help address the issues. This committee also serves as the liaison among the Association, the FSU Black Student Union, the FSU Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Black Studies Program, and other designated offices at FSU.

Term of Office:  The Vice President shall be elected to one (1) two-year term.

 The National Board Chair directs implementation of established policies; chairs the Membership and Chapter Development Committee; serves on the Board Development Committee; coordinates activities of Regional Representatives and affiliated groups; and exercises the powers generally associated with the Chair of the Board or as designated by the National President.  The Membership and Chapter Development Committee shall coordinate and oversee the development and operation of local/regional chapters.  This committee shall plan and implement activities and programs that focus on increasing the number of active financial members.

Term of Office:  The Board Chairperson shall be appointed to one (1) two-year term.

 If you are interested in serving in one of these national positions, we encourage you to complete the attached brief application and submit it electronically to Cassandra D. Jenkins, Chair of the Board Development Committee, at

 If you have any questions, please contact Cassandra D. Jenkins at 850-656-1233.  Thank you for your interest and willingness to serve.

FSUBAA – 2013 Call For National Officers

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Click HERE for application.


FSU BAA Call for National Officers

Seminoles Basketball Madness

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2012 Extravaganza Step Show

2012 Extravaganza Step Show

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Extrav 2012


Excellent overall presentations for the 2012 FSU NPHC Extravaganza at Tully Gym Saturday, February 25th.

Sorority winner was the Rho Kappa Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

2nd place was the Zeta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.


Fraternity winner was the Mu Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

2nd place was the Iota Delta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.



Tailgate and Party!

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Pre-game tailgate at Dick Howser Stadium Suites!

Click HERE for Homecoming 2011 Photo Gallery…..

Black Alumni Reunion: Seminole State of Mind

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Click HERE to view highlights from Reunion 2011:

The Florida State University (FSU) Black Alumni Association hosted the Black Alumni Reunion: Seminole State of Mind, in Tallahassee, Florida, October 27 – 30, 2011. This FSU Black Alumni Association Reunion serves as the central event for all – unifying Black alumni from all decades, affiliated with every college and school, Greek-letter organizations, and various interest groups. The FSU Black Alumni Association consistently brings alumni together to socialize, network, and link the accomplishments of the past with a direct focus on enhancing the future for all at FSU.

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