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Susan Fiorito

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 […]

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 […]

Hundreds inspired at fourth annual Women in Leadership Conference

On the eve of Women’s History Month, more than 500 people came together for Florida State University’s fourth annual Women in Leadership Conference on Feb. 28 to glean advice from numerous seasoned female professionals from a variety of fields. The conference, which attracted students, faculty and administrators, local leaders, community members and alumni, addressed the […]

FSU to begin renovations on new Jim Moran Building

Florida State University is beginning the first phase of major renovations on a building in downtown Tallahassee that is set to become the new FSU Jim Moran Building. The facility will be home to the College of Business’s Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and the university’s new interdisciplinary Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. It’s […]

Brian and Kathryn Ballard donate building to house entrepreneurship school

Brian Ballard, CEO of Ballard Partners, and Kathryn Ballard, a Florida State University alumna and member of the FSU Board of Trustees, are giving the university a building valued at $1.1 million in downtown Tallahassee that will serve as the home of the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship and the Jim Moran Institute for Global […]