Business, Law & Policy

FSU accounting faculty members earn prominent spots in international rankings

Faculty members from the accounting department at Florida State University’s College of Business stand among the world’s best in the latest Brigham Young University Accounting Research Rankings.  In the overall rankings, FSU’s accounting faculty placed No. 1 in Florida and in the top 20 globally in five research areas, while seven of its faculty members […]

Eat Fresco named fastest-growing FSU alumni-led business

Florida State University recognized the fastest-growing companies owned or led by FSU alumni during the 5th annual Seminole 100 Celebration Saturday. The 2022 fastest-growing business, Eat Fresco, is led by two-time alumnus of FSU, Robert Povolny.  The company, based in Tampa, Florida, is changing the way packaged food products are made while offering globally inspired, […]

FSU researcher earns highest honor from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Florida State University criminology professor Daniel Mears has earned the Bruce Smith Sr. Award, the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). The award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to criminal justice as an academic and professional endeavor. Mears’ career at FSU began in 2005. His work focuses […]

Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship announces new automotive franchising track

The Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University has announced a new automotive franchising track within its Commercial Entrepreneurship degree program. The automotive franchising track also brings a new partnership for the Jim Moran College. Car retailers Les Akers and Peter Boulware have committed to support the program through time, talent and funding. […]

FSU researcher finds community policing efforts lack impact in developing countries

A study conducted by a team including a Florida State University researcher shows community policing practices are not helping to reduce crime and generate trust of law enforcement in the Global South.  FSU Assistant Professor of Political Science Dotan Haim was part of the study that examined community policing initiatives implemented in Brazil, Colombia, Liberia, […]

FSU’s Jim Moran College named a top school for entrepreneurship studies

The Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University vaulted 21 spots to No. 19 in the latest rankings of the nation’s top undergraduate entrepreneurship programs, published by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.  The Jim Moran College placed No. 1 in Florida in the publication’s 16th annual ranking of undergraduate schools for entrepreneurship programs. […]

Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship to honor ‘7 Under 30’

The Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University will honor seven graduates who are making their mark as entrepreneurs at its 10th annual “7 Under 30” event.  The event is being held in conjunction with Tallahassee Startup Week and will spotlight seven successful FSU alumni entrepreneurs who started businesses before the age of […]

FSU College of Business adds members to its Alumni Hall of Fame

The Florida State University College of Business inducted three new members into its Alumni Hall of Fame at a black-tie dinner Thursday evening at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. The college bestows the recognition on alumni who have excelled in their careers and made a significant impact on Florida State University and the College […]

FSU’S Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship receives $250K grant to support programs for military veterans

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University received a $250,000 grant from the Small Business Administration to help fund programming aimed at supporting veterans.  The announcement comes as the SBA celebrates National Veterans Small Business Week. The Moran Institute, which is part of FSU’s College of Business, submitted its application with […]

FSU Alumni Association inducts the classes of 1970 and 1971 into Emeritus Society

The Florida State University Alumni Association welcomed new members from the classes of 1970 and 1971 into the Emeritus Alumni Society during the annual Emeritus Brunch Sunday, Oct. 24. Unable to gather last fall, the association inducted two classes into the Emeritus Alumni Society this Homecoming. The FSU Alumni Association’s Emeritus Alumni Society Awards recognize worthy […]

FSU College of Law Trial Team wins National Civil Rights competition

The Florida State University College of Law Trial Team has won first place in the Fourth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. National Civil Rights Competition. The competition took place virtually October 15-17 and was hosted by University of California Davis School of Law. The competition problem involved litigation of Eighth Amendment claims of cruel and […]

FSU College of Law professor elected to American Law Institute

Florida State University College of Law Associate Professor Michael Morley has been selected for membership in the American Law Institute (ALI). Election into ALI is an extremely prestigious honor, bestowed on the nation’s most prominent judges, lawyers, and law professors. The institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to […]