Collegewide News

FSU celebrates donors of new honors program and inaugural cohort of James M. Seneff Scholars

Florida State University honored alumnus James M. Seneff and the CNL Charitable Foundation on Saturday at a celebration hosted by President John Thrasher and First Lady Jean Thrasher at the FSU President’s House.

New U.S. News rankings best ever for Insurance, Real Estate, Accounting

Taking their Top 10 standings to new heights, the Florida State University College of Business’ undergraduate programs in Insurance and Real Estate now rank No. 3 and No. 9 respectively among all programs nationwide, according to Monday’s release of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2020” guidebook.

Florida State University Joins Nation's Top 20

Florida State University soared eight spots to No. 18 among national public universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, meeting and well exceeding its goal of joining the Top 25.

Business alumni step up, add expertise to college

Three alumni recently joined the College of Business Board of Governors (BOG): James “Chef” Barlow, Kevin Little and Lynn McMahon. The 40-member board includes current and former executives of global companies representing a broad range of industries.

25th Annual Real Estate TRENDS Conference draws host of distinguished speakers

Two of the real estate investment industry’s top executives have signed on to participate at the FSU Real Estate Center’s upcoming Real Estate TRENDS Conference at Florida State University. David Rubenstein of The Carlyle Group and Dan Quayle, former vice president of the United States, now with Cerberus Global Investments, will be among an impressive slate of speakers.

Message from the Dean

Anticipation is a wonderful thing, especially this time of year. We welcomed a record number of freshmen during the Summer C session and anticipate a record number of freshmen this fall. Each one of them is full of anticipation about his or her next four years on campus and what it means to be a part of the Seminole family. I personally cannot wait for the sounds of the Marching Chiefs practices resonating across campus and the anticipation of another football season in Tallahassee. And, we all anticipate the cooler weather that arrives in the fall.

CNL Charitable Foundation Gift Advances Preeminence of FSU College of Business to Honor CNL Founder James M. Seneff

A generous $5 million gift commitment from CNL Charitable Foundation founded by alumnus James M. Seneff will establish an honors program at the Florida State University College of Business and advance the college farther down the path of preeminence.

SunTrust Conference draws top finance scholars from around the globe

Considered one of the most prestigious gatherings in the academic finance discipline, the Department of Finance’s annual FSU SunTrust Beach Conference consistently draws respected finance scholars from top universities around the globe. In its 11th year, the conference held in Miramar Beach, Fla., was no different. 

FSU’s spring commencement ceremonies set for May 3, 4

Three highly successful graduates of Florida State University will be the featured speakers at FSU’s four spring commencement ceremonies.

Students learn value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Representatives from some of the world’s best-known companies visited the College of Business recently to instill in tomorrow’s business leaders the importance of advancing diversity and inclusion in their workplaces.