College of Business

FSU expert: Lack of crypto regulation leads to FTX-type ‘failure stories’

Florida State University Associate Professor Guangzhi Shang characterized the cryptocurrency industry as the “Wild West of the financial markets.” “And I think it’s going to remain this way for at least three to five years,” he said. Shang, a cryptocurrency expert in Florida State University’s College of Business, made his comments Monday as news about […]

FSU College of Business breaks ground on future home

The Florida State University College of Business on Friday celebrated the groundbreaking of Legacy Hall, its cutting-edge future home – a world-class facility designed to inspire learning for the next generation of business leaders. Legacy Hall is expected to become a hub of business education, collaboration and development for FSU, Tallahassee and the state, as […]

FSU College of Business inducts four into its Alumni Hall of Fame

The Florida State University College of Business on Thursday welcomed four new members to its Alumni Hall of Fame.   College alumni Jim Henderson, Brett Lindquist, Brian Murphy and Scott Price were enshrined during a ceremony at the FSU Student Union in Tallahassee. The recognition showcases alumni who have excelled in their careers and made a […]

FSU faculty available to comment on aftermath of Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in its wake, and communities in Florida and elsewhere are working to rebuild in the aftermath. Florida State University faculty are available to speak to media covering post-storm recovery efforts. COMMUNITY RESILIENCE Brad Schmidt, professor, Department of Psychology schmidt@psy.fsu.edu Schmidt researches the nature, causes, treatment and prevention of […]

‘Breaking barriers’: Marketing professor Maura Scott named Rockwood Eminent Scholar

Florida State University marketing professor Maura Scott, a pioneer in her field and a scholarly champion of the underserved, finds herself reflecting on the legacy of Persis Rockwood — the late FSU marketing professor who established so many firsts that she might as well have trademarked the word. Rockwood became the first woman to earn […]

FSU researcher: Make it your business to see stress as enhancing

You own a small business, and you find yourself stressing about, among other things, staffing, payroll, supply chains, the economy and the latest strain of COVID-19. Sure, you’re overwhelmed, and you see the stress as debilitating. You’re probably doing it wrong, says Samantha Paustian-Underdahl. Paustian-Underdahl, an associate professor in the Department of Management at Florida […]

FSU College of Business receives $10M to establish the Dr. Persis E. Rockwood School of Marketing

A game-changing $10 million gift to the Florida State University College of Business will establish the Dr. Persis E. Rockwood School of Marketing in honor of the late trailblazing FSU professor emerita and will provide transformational support to marketing students and faculty members in the nationally ranked program. The Florida State University Board of Trustees […]

FSU economist sees economic slowdown as ‘best-case scenario’

A recession likely looms from the Federal Reserve’s attempts to control inflation through interest-rate increases, according to Florida State University economics professor Randall G. Holcombe. “The best-case scenario would be an economic slowdown,” said Holcombe, the DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics. “Economic growth would slow, with minimal effects on unemployment. Even so, expect the unemployment […]

Michael Hartline to serve as interim VP for advancement, president of FSU Foundation

Florida State University President Richard McCullough has appointed Michael Hartline, dean of the College of Business, to serve as interim vice president for university advancement and president of the FSU Foundation. Hartline succeeds Andy Jhanji, who stepped down as interim vice president and president of the foundation after serving in the role since July 2020. […]

FSU continues to shine in latest U.S. News Graduate School rankings

Florida State University’s graduate and professional programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” Twenty graduate programs and specialties at FSU are ranked in the top 25 among public universities, according to the publication’s annual rankings released March 29. Programs […]