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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 […]

Excitement builds as $100 million Moran gift comes to life at FSU

A year and a half after Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation gifted a record $100 million to Florida State University, the support already is transforming the university and creating opportunities for students and business owners for generations to come. The gift’s positive impact is gaining momentum across campus and beyond. The 22-year-old Jim […]

FSU risk management/insurance program earns prestigious award

The Florida State University College of Business has been awarded the Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) designation by the International Insurance Society for its highly ranked risk management/insurance program. The designation is awarded to universities and colleges with outstanding risk management and insurance programs and in selecting designees, the society considers such factors as […]

FSU marketing professor honored for his positive impact

Martin Mende, an associate professor of marketing in the Florida State University College of Business, has been selected as the 2017 Emerging Scholar by the Marketing and Society Special Interest Group (MASSIG) of the American Marketing Association. The award honors researchers in the early stages of their academic careers who tackle significant societal issues that substantially advance understanding in […]

FSU entrepreneurship faculty member wins achievement award

Florida State University’s Doug Tatum, an entrepreneur in residence in the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship, has received a distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Corporate Growth. The award is a rare honor that hasn’t been presented to an honoree since 2012 when Jay Jordan, chairman and founder of the Jordan Company, received […]

Closing the deal: Florida State Real Estate program shines at national competition

Florida State University’s Real Estate program has established itself as one of the nation’s most successful programs over the past 40 years and has been consistently ranked in the Top 10 for education and faculty research. The latest example of the program’s national prominence comes from a talented group of students in the College of […]

Chapin named dean of FSU College of Social Sciences and Public Policy

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie today announced the selection of Professor Tim Chapin as the dean of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University, effective May 8. Chapin, a long-time faculty member turned administrator in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, was selected […]