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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 researchers find plus-size fashion models help improve women’s psychological health

Professors Russell Clayton and Jessica Ridgway found women are more likely to pay attention to and remember average and plus-size models in the media compared to thin models. A new study by Florida State University researchers reveals women are more likely to pay attention to and remember average and plus-size models in the media compared […]

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 […]

Excitement builds as $100 million Moran gift comes to life at FSU

A year and a half after Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation gifted a record $100 million to Florida State University, the support already is transforming the university and creating opportunities for students and business owners for generations to come. The gift’s positive impact is gaining momentum across campus and beyond. The 22-year-old Jim […]

FSU students win statewide ‘Hackathon’ designed to modernize municipal services for citizens

Florida State University engineering students Tucker Russ and Maxwell Brecher are really on a roll with their innovative business Safebriight. They won their second business competition this year — and another grand prize of $10,000 — at the MuniMod Hackathon hosted by the Florida League of Cities and business incubator Domi Station in Orlando last […]

FSU entrepreneurship faculty member wins achievement award

Florida State University’s Doug Tatum, an entrepreneur in residence in the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship, has received a distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Corporate Growth. The award is a rare honor that hasn’t been presented to an honoree since 2012 when Jay Jordan, chairman and founder of the Jordan Company, received […]