University News

U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference kicks off at FSU

The entrepreneurial spirit will take on a higher profile at Florida State University this week as the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship hosts the 2023 national conference for The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).  The conference will run Jan. 18-22. Organizers expect 400 academicians to attend in-person with another 150 virtual […]

FSU selects first chief marketing officer

Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced today the selection of Susannah Wesley-Ahlschwede as the university’s inaugural Chief Marketing Officer following a national search. Wesley-Ahlschwede starts Feb. 13. Wesley-Ahlschwede is a Florida native, as well as an FSU alumna who has spent her career building brands and reputations for some of the world’s largest global […]

Simply Healthcare is first to earn Florida State University’s organizational certification in trauma awareness

Florida State University announced this week that health insurance agency Simply Healthcare Plans is the first organization to complete its new “Trauma Aware” organizational certification program. The program is the first of its kind in the U.S. and is designed to build a more resilient and trauma-educated workforce. To earn the certification, more than 90 […]

FSU supports faculty moving research to the marketplace

Research to improve 3D printing algorithms, develop better materials for measuring radiation and test the effectiveness of steroid treatments all received funding from a Florida State University program that supports faculty interested in transforming their academic work into commercial ventures. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded faculty members more than $132,000 through […]

‘Welcome FSU’ engages students with week of fun and informative events

Florida State University is kicking off the 2023 spring semester with events that spotlight Seminole academics, career readiness, involvement, resources and well-being. “Welcome FSU” greets all Florida State students through a series of events and programs that are taking place now through Friday, Jan. 13, at various campus locations. The events aim to show students […]

FSU alumnus, Tampa Bay Buccaneers COO to keynote 2023 Seminole 100 event

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chief Operating Officer Brian Ford will serve as the keynote speaker for Florida State University’s 2023 Seminole 100 event. The annual Seminole 100 list and event recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or managed by FSU alumni and represents some of the most innovative and profitable companies in America. As COO of the […]

FSU Libraries names new associate dean of research and learning services

Florida State University Libraries has named Neelam Bharti as its new associate dean of research and learning services. She will start Feb. 3. Bharti comes to Florida State from Carnegie Mellon University, where she served as the associate dean for liaison services and the senior librarian for chemistry, chemical engineering, material science and engineering since […]

Research teams tackle challenges facing rural areas in FSU funding competition

Six teams of Florida State University researchers and community partners faced off in the most recent Collaborative Collision for the chance to win up to $100,000 from the FSU Office of Research for projects exploring solutions to complex challenges facing rural communities. “One in five people in the United States lives in rural places, and […]

New FSU program to fund research focused on sustainability and climate solutions

Florida State University has launched a new program to jumpstart research opportunities addressing sustainability and climate change issues. The Office of the President’s Sustainability and Climate Solutions grant program promotes research that is crucial for long-term societal well-being, environmental health and economic prosperity. “Florida State is dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary research that will play a […]

Year in Review: FSU sets foundation for future success in 2022

Florida State University enjoyed a remarkable year of achievements while setting a foundation for future success by launching the new FSU Health initiative, breaking ground on the College of Business’ Legacy Hall and celebrating the inauguration of President Richard McCullough. FSU placed in U.S. News and World Report’s list of Top 20 public national universities for […]