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International business group honors FSU chapter

A new student group at Florida State University has been honored with multiple awards from a century-old international organization. The Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) — a nonprofit that shares management expertise in a variety of fields — recently recognized Florida State’s chapter of SAM. The group was organized by the Jim Moran School […]

FSU graduate receives Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award

A Florida State University graduate who developed his entrepreneurial expertise with training from the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship has earned one of Florida’s top business awards. Gov. Rick Scott today presented the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award to James Stage, a 2016 FSU alumnus who created the […]

Seven business teams advance to finals of InNOLEvation® Challenge

Seven teams of students in the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship are headed to the final round of competition in the 2016-2017 InNOLEvation® Challenge at Florida State University. The students are competing for more than $35,000 and learning valuable lessons about starting a business as they face off in the business model competition. The finals […]

ON THE HORIZON: Development projects to watch in 2017

New developments continue to sprout like trees throughout Tallahassee and 2017 will be no different. Prepare for the injection of 1,500 new beds for student housing by August along the fringes of Florida State’s campus in the Gaines Street corridor. Downtown is percolating with one of the most talked about initiatives — the Jim Moran […]

Young entrepreneur shapes start-up in Sarasota, with lasers

As a boy, Nick O’Donnell built LEGO men, like a lot of kids. Then he tried to turn those blocky figures into well-rounded characters. “It was always very story-oriented,” he says. “My guys always went on adventures, especially space stuff.” In the drama program at Lakewood Ranch High School, O’Donnell produced swashbuckling plays.

FSU set to bring its entrepreneurial presence to Tallahassee’s downtown

Contractors are ready to move full-speed ahead in transforming a former downtown bank site into the Florida State University Jim Moran Building. The former home of Guaranty Bank, 111 S. Monroe St., will house the College of Business’s Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and the university’s new interdisciplinary Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship.