Business, Law & Policy

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 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 […]

FSU Dedman School of Hospitality opens Marriott Career and Professional Development Center

Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality hosted a grand opening of its Marriott Career and Professional Development Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour, Oct. 19. The hospitality-focused center, established with a generous $2 million gift from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, opened following three months of renovations to existing space […]

FSU College of Law chapter wins Animal Legal Defense Fund Chapter of the Year Award

The Florida State University College of Law Animal Legal Defense Fund Chapter (FSU ALDF) has won the 2018 Chapter of the Year Award, presented by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. FSU ALDF was selected to receive the award from among hundreds of national and international chapters. The award recognizes an Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter […]

College of Social Sciences and Public Policy names 2018 distinguished alumnus

The Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy has named Eric Reading, executive vice president of Chemonics International, as its distinguished alumnus for 2018. His academic career at FSU is a great testimonial to the global focus and multidisciplinary approach of the college’s programs. Reading earned his bachelor’s degree in 1992 and […]

FSU College of Business inducts new members of Alumni Hall of Fame

Four outstanding new members comprising the 2018 class were inducted into the Florida State University College of Business Alumni Hall of Fame at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center Thursday night. They joined 47 other honorees in the Hall of Fame, created in 2003 to honor alumni who have excelled in their careers […]

FSU research finds troubling disadvantages, including bias, against women in business

Women CEOs in America are paid less, have shorter tenures and their companies are punished in the stock market, even when their firms are just as profitable as those run by men, according to new research from Florida State University. In addition, women CEOs are less likely to serve as board chair of their companies, […]

FSU College of Business Student Investment Fund breaks $4 million mark

For the first time in its 10-year history, a real-world investment fund managed by undergraduate and graduate finance students in the Florida State University College of Business broke the $4 million mark. The Student Investment Fund (SIF) closed Wednesday with a total value of $4,026,382. The fund is up 17 percent from the same time last […]

FSU’s new Jim Moran Building wins distinguished design award

The innovative renovation of Florida State University’s new entrepreneurship-focused Jim Moran Building has won a prestigious design award recognizing architectural features that nurture learning and imagination. The American Institute of Architects in Florida has presented its Merit Award of Excellence for Renovations and Additions to the project’s architects. The award commended Architects Lewis + Whitlock […]