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FSU student entrepreneur helps empower girls in Ethiopia

Florida State University junior Jessica Bachansingh has dedicated herself to empowering girls globally by teaching them a marketable skill — sewing. Three years ago, Bachansingh founded Gifts for Confidence, a nonprofit organization that gives girls in Ethiopia the chance to learn how to sew infinity scarves. They are sold locally in Ethiopian communities and globally […]

InNOLEvation® Challenge announces winners

Four student-operated businesses have won top honors at the 2016-2017 InNOLEvation® Challenge business model competition hosted by the Florida State University Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. The competition, which paid out more than $35,000 to winners, included two first-place awards. One focused on a social problem and another focused primarily on entrepreneurship. Hannah King and […]

28 songs in 28 days: An FSU music student’s composition quest

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University College of Music student Jose Hernandez is one very motivated guy. Hernandez has made it his mission to compose one piece of music every day in February. That’s a daunting goal in itself, but he’s also tackling this challenging list every day: Line up ensembles to perform his music […]