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Global Greatness: FSU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice ranked No. 1 in the world

The Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is the top college in the world for the study of crime and criminal justice, according to the Center for World University Rankings. The rankings, organized by subject, are based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals by faculty from the university. “We […]

FSU alumnus to appear on ‘Shark Tank’

Florida State University College of Business graduate Joshua Esnard, who invented a haircut and beard-grooming tool and then launched a successful business, will appear on ABC’s hit television show “Shark Tank” at 9 p.m. (EST), Sunday, Nov. 12. Esnard invented The Cut Buddy when he was 13 years old and it went on to become […]

FSU Law School launching Veterans Legal Clinic

Florida State University’s College of Law is preparing to launch a new clinic for veterans in January. The Veterans Legal Clinic will provide free legal services to veterans. The clinic will handle a wide variety of cases, including driver’s license reinstatements, family law cases, expunging criminal records, clemency applications and landlord/tenant cases. Under the supervision […]

FSU College of Law Moot Court Team wins national competition

The Florida State University College of Law Moot Court Team has won first place in the 2017 Appellate Lawyers Association National Moot Court Competition. Florida State also won the Best Brief Award. The competition was held November 3-4 in Chicago. Nineteen law school teams participated in the competition, including teams from Georgetown University Law Center, […]

Successful FSU alumni entrepreneurs to speak at ‘7 Under 30’ program

The Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship will present the sixth annual 7 Under 30 program, featuring seven Florida State alumni entrepreneurs who launched successful businesses before the age of 30. “This year is so exciting as many of our faculty members have mentored or taught these speakers,” said Susan S. Fiorito, director of the Jim […]

FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship forms partnership to increase student internships

Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship has formed a new partnership with the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce designed to help students secure internships. The new program will provide students “courtesy” memberships with the Chamber of Commerce so they can connect more easily with local business leaders. The Chamber will pair students with […]

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 […]