College of Criminology & Criminal Justice Adopts Historic Building on FSU’s Campus
The College of Criminology & Criminal Justice at Florida State University has officially moved into Historic Eppes Hall. Constructed in 1918, Eppes Hall was originally known as the Education Building and was the first building on campus devoted entirely to classroom use at the Florida State College for Women. As the College evolved into a major research university, and as academic units outgrew Eppes Hall, the building became home to a number of small programs looking for office and classroom space of their own. In need of a permanent owner, the College of Criminology & Criminal Justice adopted Eppes Hall as its new home on campus.
With a new owner – and millions of dollars’ worth of renovations – Eppes Hall has been transformed into a state-of-the-art learning environment for Criminology and Criminal Justice students while maintaining its historical charm. The College invites visitors to stop by and explore Eppes Hall and to take note of traces of the original Florida State University; stonework owls, frogs, and the State Seal of Florida can be found all around the exterior of the building. Inside, students, faculty, and staff enjoy classrooms adorned with new technology, office suites designed for student-faculty collaboration, and the unique character of the original building.
For more information, please visit the Eppes Timeline or browse our Eppes Hall Renovation photo album.