College of Business

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 […]

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 […]

FSU’s online graduate programs place among the nation’s best in latest U.S. News Rankings

Florida State University online graduate programs in information technology, criminology, education and business are among the nation’s best, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 rankings. FSU boasts four Top 25 online graduate programs, including two in the Top 10, as well as several highly ranked specialty programs. Provost and Executive Vice President […]

FSU experts available to comment for holiday shopping season

Amid ongoing COVID-19 concerns and global supply chain issues, the holiday shopping season is approaching. Black Friday marks the traditional start of big holiday deals, but shoppers are already looking for bargains. Florida State University College of Business experts are available to comment on this year’s holiday shopping trends. Larry C. Giunipero, Professor of Supply […]

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 College of Business academic programs score No. 1, No. 5 national rankings

The Florida State University College of Business kept its place among the top business schools in the country with a No. 1 ranking among all schools for its Dr. William T. Hold/The National Alliance Program in Risk Management and Insurance and a No. 5 ranking among public schools for its Real Estate program. That’s according […]

FSU shines 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 2022 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” More than 30 graduate programs at FSU are ranked in the top 25 according to the publication’s annual rankings, released March 30. FSU’s criminology, real estate, […]

FSU honors William T. Hold with honorary doctoral degree

Florida State University awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree Thursday, March 11, to alumnus and insurance industry trailblazer William T. Hold. FSU President John Thrasher presided over the small, socially distanced ceremony held at the FSU President’s house. Thrasher said that, while the COVID-19 pandemic forced a smaller ceremony, he was thrilled to honor Hold.  “It […]