Alumni News

FSU honors alumnus Allan Bense with honorary doctorate

Florida State University granted an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree Monday, March 25, to alumnus Allan G. Bense, a prominent Florida businessman, former speaker of the Florida House of Representatives and former chairman of the FSU Board of Trustees, in recognition of his years as a dedicated public servant and his devotion to his alma mater.


Alumnus shares insights gleaned from a successful career in the investment world

More than 100 College of Business alumni networked with new and old friends at last month Regional Opportunities to Interact (ROI) event at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando.


Schmelings’ gift helps students earn graduate degree in accounting

Like the graduates sitting before her, 2017 Florida State University commencement speaker Judy Schmeling was transitioning into the next chapter of her life.


Now is a great time to make a gift to the college

The College of Business relies on the generosity of alumni and friends who endorse our mission of excellence. This support has played a vital role in propelling the college into the forefront of the world’s preeminent business schools. Now, more than ever, your financial support is essential to sustain our incredible momentum.


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 America.


Bequest by finance graduates driven by appreciation for the College of Business

Brian and Cortney Williams know what it’s like to be full-time students with jobs. While majoring in finance in the mid-1990s at the College of Business, Brian worked at Bill’s Bookstore, as a valet at the Governor’s Club, and had an unpaid internship at the Merrill Lynch office in Tallahassee. Cortney worked full time most of her college career.


FSU Real Estate Center, students benefit from Riva’s latest gift

Grateful for the many successes he has been able to achieve in the real estate industry since graduating in 1977, alumnus Kyle D. Riva is paying it forward for the next generation of real estate professionals.


2014 graduate Herrera recognized with Recent Alumni Achievement Award

Since graduating four years ago from the College of Business, Daniel Herrera has amassed a large number of enviable accomplishments – and they haven’t gone unnoticed. Just a couple of weeks ago, the entrepreneurship and management major received the college’s 2018 Recent Alumni Achievement Award.


Florida State University College of Business Inducts Newest Members of Alumni Hall of Fame

Four new members were inducted into the Florida State University College of Business Alumni Hall of Fame on Sept. 20. They joined 47 other outstanding individuals inducted since the Hall of Fame was created in 2003 to honor alumni who have excelled in their careers and made significant contributions to the mission of FSU and the College of Business.


Mowitz brothers’ endowment benefits real estate program, students

Kyle and Justin Mowitz credit the College of Business for their significant success in the real estate industry.