Student News

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.

New professional development course gives students an edge in getting, keeping a job

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.

Students excel at retail case competition in Montreal

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.

Business student combines love of sports with business analytics to form club

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.

Business students spearhead conference to highlight blockchain technology

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.