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.
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.
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.
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.
It is said that employers hire for technical – or hard – skills but retain and promote employees for their soft skills, such as effective communication. Sarah Withers, an assistant lecturer in the College of Business who heads up the new Center for Professional Development, could not agree more.
Preparing to compete in the recent Tech Global Retail Challenge case competition provided the College of Business student team with a lesson in the value of collaborative thinking and building the right team.
Aaron Goldstein is an avid sports fan – to say the least. As a child he amazed family and friends by reciting stats of his favorite NFL teams and players. Now as a junior majoring in finance and accounting, he has combined his love of sports with the dynamic field of business analytics by forming the Sports Analytics Club at FSU.
Saying they want to help students be among the first wave of experts in an emerging world of blockchain technology, two Florida State University College of Business seniors have taken the lead in organizing the inaugural Collegiate Blockchain Conference to explore cryptocurrency and the associated technology known as Blockchain.
The miracle story of Florida State University student and aspiring Olympic athlete Josh Williamson has added another remarkable chapter following his dramatic victory at the 2018 USA Bobsled National Push Championships.
Williamson, a junior marketing major, competed in four heats last week in a group of 20 athletes, and he won each event at the Lake Placid Olympic Center in New York.
Students took advantage of valuable internships opportunities this past summer.