Business, Law & Policy

FSU student-entrepreneurs compete at 2019 ACC InVenture Prize

**APRIL 18 UPDATE: FSU’s entrepreneurial team InnoHealth Diagnostics finished in the top 5 at the 2019 ACC InVenture Prize competition Wednesday night. The top award went to student-entrepreneurs from the University of Virginia, who also earned the People’s Choice Award. Ken Baldauf, director of FSU’s Innovation Hub, said InnoHealth’s student-entrepreneurs had a great experience, and […]

FSU hospitality students win 2019 CMAA Student Chapter of the Year Award

The student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America at the Florida State University Dedman School of Hospitality was named 2019 Student Chapter of the Year at the CMAA World Conference & Club Business Expo in Nashville. The award recognizes the outstanding work and successful accomplishments of a student chapter, based on university size, […]

FSU student-entrepreneurs win awards for addressing real-world problems with innovative solutions

A team of Florida State University student-entrepreneurs with an ambitious goal to virtually eradicate snail fever in a region of Nigeria won the grand prize of $10,000 in the annual InNOLEvation® Challenge Business Model Competition sponsored by the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. The students’ business, InnoHealth Diagnostics, uses DNA amplification and other advanced technology […]

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 2019 William B. Bryant-Luke C. Moore Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. The competition was held March 2-3 at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C. This is the second time in three years that FSU Law has won […]

Florida State University honors members of the 2019 Seminole 100

Florida State University unveiled the 2019 Seminole 100 during a ceremony hosted by the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, the FSU Alumni Association and professional services firm EY on Saturday, March 2. The 2nd Annual Seminole 100 Celebration at University Center Club in Doak Campbell Stadium recognized the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or managed […]

Growth fuels exciting future for Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship

Like the entrepreneurial spirit it is dedicated to instilling in students, Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship is launching new programs and expanding staff on its mission to train the next generation of successful business innovators. Less than two years after starting with an inaugural class of 80 students, about 500 students are […]

FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship wins national award for excellence and innovation

Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship has earned the top award in a national competition of entrepreneurship programs. Professor Susan Fiorito, the director of the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship, accepted the Model Emerging Program Award from the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) at the organization’s conference in St. […]

Jim Moran Institute recognizes scholarship recipients

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business recognized freshmen Jerry Jean-Pierre and Robel Mechal as 2018 Jim Moran Scholars Wednesday evening. The special reception, led by FSU President John Thrasher and Jan Moran at the Jim Moran Building in downtown Tallahassee, also celebrated the accomplishments of Hakeem […]

Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship appoints Central Florida director of operations

Entrepreneur and marketing professor Shane Smith has joined the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship as director of Central Florida operations. “I am thrilled to join the Jim Moran Institute team,” said Smith, who holds a doctorate in marketing. “I was attracted to the Jim Moran Institute’s mission of training and inspiring entrepreneurs throughout Florida, […]

FSU honors President and Dean Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University’s beloved and brilliant President and Dean Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte feels like he’s back home. D’Alemberte, now 85 years old and still teaching law courses, greeted friends and colleagues with his signature bright smile and cheerful style at a ceremony Nov. 18, commemorating the relocation of the “D’Alemberte Statue” from […]

FSU entrepreneurship students win top awards in global competition

A Florida State University student has emerged as the winner of a statewide competition for student-entrepreneurs and will represent Florida at the national finals of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) next year. Senior Hannah King — owner of Woven Futures, a business that markets the unique craftsmanship of Guatemalan textile weavers — earned a […]

Florida State announces 2019 Seminole 100 list

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University’s College of Business, in partnership with the FSU Alumni Association and EY, has released its 2019 Seminole 100 list. This annual list recognizes the fastest-growing U.S. businesses owned by Florida State alumni, who are responsible for some of the most innovative and profitable companies in […]