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Young alumnus recognized for significant contributions

Alumnus Cameron Pennant (BS Management ’15) became one of five Florida State University graduates to win the Reubin O’D. Askew Young Alumni Award by the Florida State University Alumni Association.

Two-time Fulbright recipient embraces mission to support the people of Kosovo

Professor Ruby Lee sometimes finds herself going through old photos, ones that she can hold in her hands and close to her heart. They include pictures from 1990 – before the digital age – when she, on a journey to learn more about the world, backpacked across central and eastern Europe and encountered perfect strangers who shared her penchant for kindness and connection. She especially remembers their generosity.

FSU MBA program touts Top 10 Specialty Ranking

Florida State University's MBA specialty in real estate edged up in its ranking among public schools to No. 8, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2024 list of best on-campus graduate programs released today.

Mary W. Solomon gives $1M to create the E. Ray Solomon Floor in Legacy Hall in honor of her late husband

The Florida State University College of Business has received a major gift that celebrates and further cements the legacy of one of its most beloved family members, student supporters and university boosters. Mary W. Solomon last week committed $1 million to establish the E. Ray Solomon Family Floor in Legacy Hall, the future five-story home of the College of Business.

'Genuinely honored': Accounting faculty member receives one-year appointment to key SEC role

A faculty member from the Florida State University College of Business accounting department has won a selective one-year U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission appointment that college officials boast as a boon to her and the university's national and international reputation. Aleksandra "Ally" Zimmerman, an assistant professor and Dean's Emerging Scholar who specializes in auditing and taxation, in August will begin her assignment in the SEC Academic Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program in Washington, D.C.

Student Awards and Scholarship Celebration yields room full of 'success' and 'magic'

James Wood received some big news last fall: He got accepted into one of the College of Business combined pathways, which would allow him to get a head start on a master's degree through graduate-level courses that would count toward both his bachelor's and master's degrees.

College receives extended accreditation from AACSB International

The Florida State University College of Business has earned extended accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, or AACSB International – the benchmark of educational quality for business schools worldwide.

Symposium brings world-class real estate scholars to FSU

Investment sales in commercial real estate plunged in the second half of 2022 due to rising borrowing costs and dampened investor sentiment. Yet aside from the abrupt turn in the property cycle, "there are all kinds of interesting questions and weird stuff going on in this market," Professor Timothy Riddiough said. "You need good economic minds to figure out what's happening and why."

FSU researcher: Comparatively poor maternity benefits can prompt new mothers to leave their jobs

If companies want to ensure that pregnant women and new mothers stay on their payrolls, they'd do well to offer competitive maternity benefits. They'd also want to hire and retain supportive managers and leaders. So suggests new research by Samantha Paustian-Underdahl, the Mary Tilley Bessemer Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Florida State University College of Business.

FSU president hosts, praises latest class of Seneff Scholars in medaling ceremony

Florida State University President Richard McCullough on Friday hailed 17 elite College of Business students as future "business leaders and community leaders who are going to make a huge difference in the world."