An impressive site to network and jump-start careers. A spacious location to study, collaborate and aim high. A state-of-the-art place that will propel the college forward. Business students say they think the construction of Legacy Hall will provide a long list of benefits with an overarching result: launching the college to new heights.
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Danny Persaud calls it investing in tomorrow. "Especially when it comes to education, if there's some way I can benefit the next generation and I can do it, I'll do it," he says. Florida State University concurs -- because he did it.
Brett Lindquist recalled a high-energy experience as a student athlete at Florida State University, majoring in finance and real estate while competing for four years on the men’s swimming team. Four decades later, he could help make another splash at FSU.
College of Business alumnus and real estate entrepreneur Benjamin S. Macfarland III knows the value of a war room, and that’s why he has made his second significant gift to Florida State University – this one for $200,000.
You might liken gifts to name classrooms in Legacy Hall – the future home of the College of Business – to a baseball announcer calling a home run. They’re going, going … and almost gone.
Inspired by the desire to reciprocate all he has received from the Florida State University College of Business, alumnus Jay Steele (BS Accounting ’90; JD Emory University ’94) recently gifted $100,000 to his alma mater. The donation will go toward naming a room in Legacy Hall, the college’s new home.
Now, it’s our turn. If we all pull together and raise the remainder of the $44 million needed in private funding, we can begin building Legacy Hall in fall 2022.
The Florida Legislature and Governor Ron DeSantis, on June 2, approved the state’s 2021-2022 $101.5 billion budget, which includes a $30.5 million allocation for Legacy Hall, the new home of the Florid
Florida State University alumnus Bruce Harrell (BS Accounting ’73; MAcc ’75) says he is impressed with the College of Business’ focused leadership and proud of its accomplishments, including its remarkable rise in national rankings.
A pair of Florida State University graduates are giving back to the place where they say their success started with a $1.25 million gift to the FSU College of Business.