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FSU employment expert reveals predictions for tomorrow’s workforce

For generations, parents have been determined and willing to make deep sacrifices to help their children enjoy a better life than their own. That goal was once taken for granted in America, but now many workers are not sure it’s possible, according to Florida State University business professor Wayne Hochwarter. “What I have heard time […]

FSU to launch new, fast-track Certified Financial Planner™ Program

Florida State University’s Center for Academic and Professional Development is launching a new online Certified Financial Planner™ Executive Fast Track Program this October. An early pioneer of online delivery, FSU’s Certificate in Financial Planning Program continues its tradition of academic excellence in noncredit, professional development with an Executive Fast Track Program designed to fit the needs […]

First class starts at FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship

John Breed just couldn’t stay away. The former Florida State University entrepreneurship faculty member, a successful entrepreneur himself in the private sector, is back teaching at FSU after working the past year at a large IT company. The opportunity to help launch FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship was irresistible for someone with an entrepreneurial […]

FSU Student Bar Association earns top national award from ABA Law Student Division

For the sixth time in 10 years, the Florida State University College of Law Student Bar Association (SBA) received the National Achievement Award, which honors the best SBA in the nation and is also known as the SBA of the Year Award, from the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Law Student Division. The award was presented […]

Applications open for entrepreneurship sessions in South Florida

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University’s College of Business is accepting applications through Sept. 30 for its Small Business Executive Program and Nonprofit Executive Program in Broward and Palm Beach counties. The Small Business Executive Program, offered at no cost to participants, provides valuable training to leaders of small businesses. […]

FSU MAAPP students host roundtable on retaining young professionals

Florida State University Master of Applied American Politics and Policy students hosted a roundtable discussion July 21 with local, state and federal leaders to discuss opportunities for young professionals in the Capital City. Applied educational programs, like the FSU MAAPP program, provide young professionals an opportunity to pursue a graduate degree while advancing in their […]

Florida’s CPM program adds 351 new graduates

The Florida Certified Public Manager (CPM) program will honor 351 new graduates this summer, bringing the total number of CPM graduates in Florida to approximately 5,906 — more than any other state. In honor of these CPM graduates, Gov. Rick Scott has designated the week of July 24-30, 2017, as “Certified Public Manager Recognition Week.” The […]

FSU study: Juveniles transferred to adult courts receive more time for their crimes

Florida transfers juvenile offenders to adult court at a higher rate than any other state in the nation, and a new Florida State University study has found that those transferred are much less likely to be sentenced to incarceration than adults. However, those juveniles who are sent to jail or prison are given longer incarceration […]

FSU hospitality school names alumna of the year

Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality has named Janine Budzius, general manager and chief operating officer of Philadelphia Country Club, as its 2017 Alumna of the Year. Budzius, who graduated from FSU’s Dedman School of Hospitality and College of Business in 1986, will be honored at the school’s annual Honors & Awards Dinner on […]

Profiles in Leadership: Blomberg strives to bring criminology research to life

Thomas Blomberg has made it his mission to have a meaningful and transformative career, that at its core not only informs but actually helps people. As dean of Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, he has made it his goal to ensure the college’s research does the same — research that not […]

Social connections impact voter turnout, decisions, says FSU researcher

When it comes to voter turnout and election outcomes, it’s not just what you know, but perhaps who you know that makes the difference, according to a new study led by a Florida State University researcher. People more closely connected to electoral candidates in their social network vote at higher rates, according to Matthew Pietryka, an assistant professor of […]

FSU entrepreneurship student competes in national competition

A Florida State University entrepreneurship major has been selected to participate in a national competition that fosters growth for the next generation of women-owned businesses. Ana Sanchez, a senior in FSU’s new Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship, will compete in the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Student Entrepreneur Program, which takes place June 18-23 in […]