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FSU hosts ninth annual entrepreneurship bootcamp for veterans with disabilities

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business will host its ninth annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) June 7-14 in Tallahassee. The EBV program gives U.S. military veterans with service-related disabilities the training they need to become successful entrepreneurs and small business owners. The 2016 […]

Vanderbilt law professor named dean of College of Law

Florida State University has named Vanderbilt University’s Erin O’Hara O’Connor as dean of the College of Law. “A highly accomplished scholar in a variety of areas, including conflict of laws, Erin O’Hara O’Connor is well-respected in legal academic circles. We are proud to welcome her to Florida State and are confident that she will lead […]

Marketing professor awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair

A Florida State University professor has been awarded the most prestigious appointment in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Ruby Lee, a marketing professor in the College of Business, has been granted a Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair for the 2016-17 academic year. The award will allow Lee to travel to Finland, where she will spend seven months at […]

Florida State celebrates graduate student achievements

Florida State University recognized talented and high-achieving graduate students at its annual Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence held April 13 at the FSU Alumni Center. The event, sponsored by the Congress of Graduate Students and the Office of Research, celebrated graduate students’ accomplishments in service, teaching, research, creativity and leadership, and acknowledged graduate faculty for […]

Four alumni earn prestigious place in College of Business Hall of Fame

Four alumni will be inducted into the Florida State University College of Business Hall of Fame at a celebration and ceremony on Thursday, March 31, at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center. The four will join 39 other individuals inducted since the Hall of Fame was created in 2003 to honor alumni […]

Michael D. Hartline named dean of FSU College of Business

Florida State University has named Michael D. Hartline dean of the College of Business, effective April 1. Hartline, the Charles A. Bruning Professor of Business Administration at Florida State, joined the college’s faculty in 2001 and has served as interim dean since July. “Michael is a highly collaborative, dedicated leader,” said Sally McRorie, provost and […]

College of Criminology & Criminal Justice ranked No. 1 in published research

The faculty of Florida State University’s College of Criminology & Criminal Justice leads the nation in producing articles published in top journals, according to a recent study by the Journal of Criminal Justice Education. The college’s faculty ranked No. 1 in productivity with more articles published in the top eight peer-reviewed journals than any other […]

FSU graduate programs among nation’s best

Florida State University has some of the nation’s best graduate programs in public affairs, education and law, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” “We are proud of our highly ranked graduate programs across so many disciplines,” said Sally McRorie, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs. “This […]

Law school program renamed in honor of dean

The Florida State University College of Law Summer for Undergraduates Program has been renamed in honor of Dean Donald J. Weidner. The program’s name change to the Donald J. Weidner Summer for Undergraduates Program was announced Sunday, Feb. 21, at a meeting of the law school’s Board of Visitors. Alumni wanted to honor Weidner, who […]

Social Sciences and Public Policy dean to step down in May

David W. Rasmussen, dean of the Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy since 2003, will step down May 6 after 13 years of distinguished service as dean. Rasmussen will return to the college’s faculty for two years before retiring from FSU after 50 years of service in May 2018. “Under the […]

Business First ranks FSU among top U.S. public institutions

Florida State University is ranked among the nation’s top public institutions according to a national report released by Business First. The publication ranked Florida State No. 36 on its list of 477 universities and colleges and placed second among Florida public institutions. The assessment was based on 20 indicators of academic excellence, prestige, affordability, diversity […]

Criminology dean to address Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission

Thomas Blomberg, dean of Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, will deliver a keynote address to the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission Monday, Feb. 22. The purpose of Blomberg’s presentation is to assist Palm Beach County in setting their crime and justice priorities for 2016-2017. Like many other jurisdictions across the […]