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2021 Summer Business Reads

If you are looking for a few good business-related reads over the summer, consider 12 books suggested by Trip Wyckoff, FSU’s longtime business librarian. Former adviser to several business information companies, including Dun & Bradstreet, Morningstar and Penton Publishing, Wyckoff’s selected books cover myriad topics, from the hidden power of what you say and storytelling through data to the art of brand collaboration and industrial espionage.


Governor approves $30.5 million for Legacy Hall

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


FSU College of Business mourns passing of pioneering former professor

The Florida State University College of Business is mourning the death of beloved former faculty member Persis E. Rockwood, who taught marketing and management at the college from 1960 to 1989. She died on Monday, May 31, at the age of 97.


Managing employee turnover, workload at auditing firms key to maintaining quality, college’s Newton finds

Heavy workloads and high employee turnover are simply part of business for most auditing firms — but successfully managing these dynamics is key to maintaining quality audits, a Florida State University researcher has found. 


Gift helps seed new student-run real estate investment fund

Alumnus Bill Lloyd (BS Real Estate ’86) says the hands-on experience he gained as a student majoring in real estate was a “game-changer” for him – and the reason he is in real estate development today.


Employees honored for outstanding work

College of Business faculty and staff members were recognized for their exemplary performance at the 2021 Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony held virtually in mid-April.


Message from Dean Michael Hartline

It’s hard to believe that I became the sixth dean of Florida State University’s College of Business five years ago today.


Stellar graduates to be inducted into Alumni Hall of Fame

Three outstanding alumni have been selected for induction into the 2021 College of Business Alumni Hall of Fame and will be recognized Nov. 4 at a black-tie dinner and ceremony. The recognition showcases alumni who have excelled in their careers and made a significant impact on both Florida State University and the College of Business.


MBA specialty in real estate secures repeat high ranking

Florida State University’s MBA specialty in real estate once again ranks among the Top 10 public programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s recently released 2022 list of “Best Graduate Schools.”


FSU awards William T. Hold honorary doctoral degree

Florida State University awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree Thursday, March 11, to alumnus and insurance industry trailblazer William T. Hold.