Collegewide News

Four new faculty inductees 'made us who we are'

The Florida State University College of Business last week enshrined four former faculty members who made such a difference for their students, colleagues and disciplines that they'll now be remembered forever. The inductions of Robert C. Earnest, Dean Gatzlaff, Patrick Pallentino and Pamela Perrewé into the Charles A. Rovetta Faculty Hall of Fame put the crowning touch on the annual Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner and Celebration.

College honors 'drive, spirit, service' of faculty, staff

The Florida State University College of Business last month honored 17 faculty and staff members who have championed the college's standards of excellence in service to students and colleagues. The recognitions took place at the college's annual Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner and Ceremony, which culminated with the induction of new members into the Charles A. Rovetta Faculty Hall of Fame.

College pilot program to offer select classes in virtual reality

A pilot program launching this fall will allow students in the Florida State University College of Business to learn in virtual reality, guiding avatars of themselves in digital replicas of the college’s classrooms and setting – specifically those of Legacy Hall, its future home.

FSU MBA program touts Top 10 Specialty Ranking

Florida State University's MBA specialty in real estate edged up in its ranking among public schools to No. 8, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2024 list of best on-campus graduate programs released today.

Student Awards and Scholarship Celebration yields room full of 'success' and 'magic'

James Wood received some big news last fall: He got accepted into one of the College of Business combined pathways, which would allow him to get a head start on a master's degree through graduate-level courses that would count toward both his bachelor's and master's degrees.

College receives extended accreditation from AACSB International

The Florida State University College of Business has earned extended accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, or AACSB International – the benchmark of educational quality for business schools worldwide.

Symposium brings world-class real estate scholars to FSU

Investment sales in commercial real estate plunged in the second half of 2022 due to rising borrowing costs and dampened investor sentiment. Yet aside from the abrupt turn in the property cycle, "there are all kinds of interesting questions and weird stuff going on in this market," Professor Timothy Riddiough said. "You need good economic minds to figure out what's happening and why."

FSU president hosts, praises latest class of Seneff Scholars in medaling ceremony

Florida State University President Richard McCullough on Friday hailed 17 elite College of Business students as future "business leaders and community leaders who are going to make a huge difference in the world."

FSU SouthState Bank Case Competition: The Birth of an 'Exciting' Event

On the night before a 16-team event that offered a big prize and a bold experience, SouthState Bank executive Mark Thompson gave participants a pep talk – not about the competition but about their ambition.

In the spirit of its namesake, the fledgling Rockwood School of Marketing aims big

Toward one end of the shiny third floor of the Rovetta Business Annex, she grabs your attention. Her face, and especially her smile, dominate an encased poster that tells you: "She lived with the future in mind." A few steps from there, a sign at an entranceway reminds you that Persis E. Rockwood lives on. "The Rockwood School of Marketing," said Mike Brady, director of the school and the Bob Sasser Professor of Marketing. "I can't read that – or say that – enough."