Collegewide News

Faculty, staff awards night features enshrinement of Maroney, Nast

The college’s induction of Patrick Maroney and Donald Nast in the Charles A. Rovetta Faculty Hall of Fame coincided, as always, with its annual faculty and staff awards ceremony, which recognized 19 people for their work to help the college fulfill its mission of producing the next generation of business leaders.

Bruning Speaker Series: ESPN’s McFarland emphasizes originality, authenticity

Booger McFarland, a two-time Super Bowl champion who played nine NFL seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts, spoke as featured guest during the spring 2024 Charles A. Bruning Distinguished Speaker Series – a signature event of the Florida State University College of Business.

Women’s summit: Learn strengths, share via storytelling

Lisa Blair Davis (BS Finance ’94), a college Board of Governors member and the global head of human resources for MedTech at Johnson & Johnson, served as keynote speaker during the 2024 Summit for the Advancement of Women in Business in the college’s Starry Conference Room. 

College to launch student-staffed fundraising call center

Michael Hartline, dean of the college, initiated the move to help the college boost donations for discretionary funds that support various programs and initiatives, plus essential needs such as funding of scholarships, research, recruitment and travel. 

Ranking gains reflect improvements for FSU’s online graduate business students

The Florida State University College of Business edged up to No. 14 among public schools that offer specialty master’s programs online and took a giant leap to the No. 15 spot among public online MBA programs on U.S. News & World Report’s latest 2024 lists of best programs released today.

FSU Business of Healthcare Summit yields calls for bold action from industry

Florida Blue CEO Pat Geraghty served as keynote speaker of the inaugural Florida State University Business of Healthcare Summit.

For FSU’s placekicker, accounting and RMI degrees plus football add up to rewarding experiences 

Florida State University placekicker Ryan Fitzgerald earned undergraduate degrees in accounting and risk management/insurance from the College of Business and now continues his pursuit of an FSU Master of Accounting, or MAcc.

Business of Healthcare Summit to address state’s ‘most crucial’ concerns

The Business of Healthcare Summit, scheduled for Jan. 26 at the Augustus B. Turnbull Conference Center, will examine healthcare operations in the state and nation from the perspective of hospitals, private practices, health systems, policy boards and other professional organizations.

Former Gov. Bush to real estate students: Network, help others

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush encouraged students in Florida State University’s real estate program to focus on leadership, to take risks, to cultivate their “networking garden” and to be givers instead of takers.

GMAT now optional for all business master’s programs

Mirroring a trend at academic institutions throughout the country, the Florida State University College of Business announced that it is moving to a GMAT-optional policy beginning with applications submitted by Oct. 1 for spring entry.