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Online graduate degrees rank among top programs nationwide

The Florida State University College of Business secured two new Top 10 rankings among public schools nationwide and stood strong among the nation's best on U.S. News & World Report's 2022 rankings of online master's degrees and MBA specialties.


No. 5-ranked Real Estate Program 'turbocharged' for preeminence

You can chase the rankings. Or, you can let the rankings chase you. "We think the rankings are important," said Dean Gatzlaff, a longtime faculty member and leader of the Real Estate Program at Florida State University's College of Business. "They're important to our college, administration, alumni and students, and they certainly generate a lot of interest in our program."


College pursues opportunities in the business of health care

Blake Renfro, director of Business Development for the Florida State University College of Business, presents a simple yet substantial message in conversations with leaders of Florida's health-care industry. "I always say, 'What if a research university were your strategic business partner and talent development and economic development partner?'" he says. Without question, the college is embarking on new partnerships in health care.


Students tout Legacy Hall for its potential to 'elevate'

An impressive site to network and jump-start careers. A spacious location to study, collaborate and aim high. A state-of-the-art place that will propel the college forward. Business students say they think the construction of Legacy Hall will provide a long list of benefits with an overarching result: launching the college to new heights.


A 'welcome back' from Dean Hartline

Happy New Year and welcome to 2022! I hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday season with family and friends. A new year brings new hope, new energy and renewed excitement for what lies ahead.


Faculty member takes the temperature of the housing market

News reports have described it as "hot," "overheated" and even "scorching."

We're talking about residential real estate, which sustains double-digit price increases in a reported three-quarters of U.S. markets.

It's not only a Florida phenomenon. It's a fact in Austin, Anaheim and Atlanta as well.

And that's not all.


Expert tips for businesses in times of a tech outage

Lance Kerwin, who once worked in information technology and served Fortune 500 clients such as The Walt Disney Company, reflected Wednesday on any company’s decision to start using a cloud-computing platform and service.


College excels in international sales competition

Behind a second-place finish from Dabney Dennis and additional strong performances from Peyton Davis and Anna Marie Parisi, the College of Business placed eighth out of 80 schools last month in the International Collegiate Sales Competition, the world’s largest event of its kind.

Hosted by the college’s FSU Sales Institute, the event measures a university sales program’s focus on overall business revenue-generating skills. 


Legends and Leaders: ‘You want to be extraordinary’

You might have heard about hundreds of staffing-related flight cancellations at American Airlines on the last weekend of October.

Anne Hamilton of The Walt Disney Company certainly heard about them.

“Our phones were ringing off the hook,” she said.


No. 1-ranked RMI program, supporters consider view from the top

When you’re No. 1, you see everything from a lone and lofty perspective.

“You’re on top of this mountain,” explained Dr. William T. Hold, a 2012 inductee into the FSU College of Business Alumni Hall of Fame. “If you can be No. 1 enough times, you become the mountain. That’s where you want to be.”