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The Nation’s First Stand-Alone Entrepreneurship School at a Public University


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FSU Faculty Senate honors four with Torch Awards

The Florida State University Faculty Senate honored four members of the university family with Torch Awards, an annual recognition of those who have contributed to the university’s academic excellence. The awards were presented Monday, Dec. 4, during a reception and dinner. Named for the torches depicted in the university’s seal, the categories of Torch Awards are: Vires, […]

FSU students bring home turkey trophy in entrepreneurship competition with UF

As Florida State University prepares for its football game against the University of Florida this Saturday, another competition between the schools already took place this week.  And FSU’s team came away with the win.  Students from FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship squared off against UF students in the first-ever Turkey Tank Competition in Gainesville Monday. The event challenged students to pitch an […]

FSU alumnus to appear on ‘Shark Tank’

Florida State University College of Business graduate Joshua Esnard, who invented a haircut and beard-grooming tool and then launched a successful business, will appear on ABC’s hit television show “Shark Tank” at 9 p.m. (EST), Sunday, Nov. 12. Esnard invented The Cut Buddy when he was 13 years old and it went on to become a No. […]

Successful FSU alumni entrepreneurs to speak at ‘7 Under 30’ program

Florida State alumni entrepreneurs who launched successful businesses before the age of 30. “This year is so exciting as many of our faculty members have mentored or taught these speakers,” said Susan S. Fiorito, director of the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. “Interest in entrepreneurship has grown steadily at FSU and the major is gaining […]

FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship forms partnership to increase student internships

Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship has formed a new partnership with the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce designed to help students secure internships. The new program will provide students “courtesy” memberships with the Chamber of Commerce so they can connect more easily with local business leaders. The Chamber will pair students with […]

First class starts at FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship

John Breed just couldn’t stay away. The former Florida State University entrepreneurship faculty member, a successful entrepreneur himself in the private sector, is back teaching at FSU after working the past year at a large IT company. “We like startups and new ventures, so how could you not be excited,” Breed said. “I came back […]

FSU entrepreneurship student competes in national competition

A Florida State University entrepreneurship major has been selected to participate in a national competition that fosters growth for the next generation of women-owned businesses. Ana Sanchez, a senior in FSU’s new Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship, will compete in the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Student Entrepreneur Program, which takes place June 18-23 in […]


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