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Professor wins the 2017 Prestigious ITAA Fellow Award

Dr. Sherry Schofield Dr. Sherry Schofield was awarded the 2017 prestigious ITAA (International Textile and Apparel Association) Fellow Award. She is a professor in the Department of Retail, Merchandising and Product Development. Dr. Schofield has been recognized for outstanding contributions to the field of textiles and apparel and service to the International Textile and Apparel […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017 Donation Drive

The CHS Graduate Student Advisory Council is hosting a drive to benefitThe Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend. Items needed: clothing, shoes, and blankets You can bring in your donated items now through December 1st. Drop off locations can be found in each department. Download Flyer

FSU student entrepreneur helps empower girls in Ethiopia

Florida State University junior Jessica Bachansingh has dedicated herself to empowering girls globally by teaching them a marketable skill — sewing. Three years ago, Bachansingh founded Gifts for Confidence, a nonprofit organization that gives girls in Ethiopia the chance to learn how to sew infinity scarves. They are sold locally in Ethiopian communities and globally […]