Student News

Honors Program Welcomes New Seneff Scholars

The highly competitive James M. Seneff Honors Program recently welcomed a new cohort of 14 College of Business students. The program, which dovetails with the university’s Honors Program and Garnet and Gold Scholar Society, is available to a select number of motivated university honors students majoring in business.

Student Investment Fund surpasses $5 million mark

For the first time in its 12-year history, the real-world investment fund managed by undergraduate and graduate finance students in the College of Business broke the $5 million mark. The Student Investment Fund (SIF) closed on Sept. 2 with a total value of $5,038,175. The fund had hit a low this year of $3,291,360 on March 23, which works out to a +53% return over the 163 days prior to the new record.

Internships open a wide world of career opportunities

Florida State University College of Business senior Antoinette Thomas was thrilled to be accepted by e-commerce logistic firm Floship for a summer internship. Even better: She gained two months of experience in Hong Kong, one of the world’s busiest and most sophisticated financial centers.  

MBA students land dream project to promote FSU Women’s Basketball

A team of Master of Business Administration (MBA) students jumped at the opportunity to help FSU women’s basketball Head Coach Sue Semrau create a marketing strategy that highlights Semrau and her team’s success, expands their loyal fan base and promotes game night as a can’t miss event. 

Love of the hunt leads business student to start the Thrift Club at FSU

Olivia Larson caught the thrifting bug as a child when her mother brought her along on shopping trips to second-hand shops. Now a savvy thrifter herself, the College of Business junior has brought her passion to campus by starting the Thrift Club at FSU.

Inaugural class of master’s in Business Analytics students set to graduate

A desire to take his task of data collection to the next level drove Jessie Tolbert to pursue a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS-BA) at Florida State University. This weekend, he will walk the stage as part of the College of Business’ first MS-BA graduating class.

RMI, professional sales students team up for Insurance Sales Challenge

With last fall’s devastating hit by Hurricane Michael on the Florida Panhandle still fresh in their minds, the College of Business students who participated in last month’s Insurance Sales Challenge were well aware of what was at stake for a fictional country club in the event of a similar disaster.

Windstorm Insurance Network creates endowed scholarship fund for RMI students

As it has done every year for the past decade, Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND) awarded a Florida State University risk management/insurance student a $5,000 scholarship.

Women in Leadership Conference provides a place to connect, grow, inspire

Florida State University business alumnae were among an impressive slate of professional and community leaders serving as expert panelists and speakers at the Sixth Annual Women in Leadership Conference at the Turnbull Conference Center.

College’s Humanitarian of the Year discovers making a difference in Africa

Florida State University senior Sarah Grice-Fitzgerald found what she believes will be a lifelong calling last summer when she spent two months volunteering in the African countries of Uganda, Rwanda and Malawi.