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Danfoss Turbocor Announces Multiyear Collaboration with FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

Danfoss and Florida State University have announced a multiyear collaboration in which Danfoss will fund scholarships and provide research opportunities for faculty and students at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering.

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FSU Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant from Truist to Expand Programming for First-Generation Students

The Florida State University Foundation has received a $100,000 grant from Truist Financial Corporation through its Truist Charitable Fund, a donor-advised fund at The Winston-Salem Foundation, to expand programming and improve retention and graduation rates for first-generation students and those disadvantaged by economic circumstances.

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Legacy Hall Donor Salutes 'Next Generation' of Business Leaders

Danny Persaud, CEO of Tampa-based MidFlorida Armored & ATM Services, recently made a significant gift to name a classroom in Legacy Hall, the future home of the College of Business.

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Image of Andy A. Jhanji, Interim Vice President for University Advancement; Amanda Manning, Hospitality and Tourism senior; Jay Johnson (’87), Region President, RNDC West; Jenn Engel (’97), Senior Vice President National Accounts, RNDC; FSU President Richard McCullough; FSU First Lady Dr. Jai Vartikar; Dave Lane (’91), Senior Vice President National Accounts, RNDC; Dr. Don Farr, Dean of Dedman College of Hospitality; Brandon Smith, Hospitality and Tourism senior holding a life-size check.

FSU Dedman College of Hospitality Establishes Beverage Certificate Program

The Florida State University Dedman College of Hospitality has launched a new beverage certificate program in partnership with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), one of the nation’s leading wholesale beverage alcohol distributors.

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Dan Berger

FSU Alumni Association Announces Fully Endowed First-Generation CARE Scholarship

The Florida State University Alumni Association announced Tuesday full endowment of the First-Generation CARE Scholarship, which supports first-generation students in the Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement.

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FSU Foundation 2020-2021 Report on Giving

The Report on Giving is published by the Florida State University Foundation Department of Communications for alumni, friends and supporters of Florida State University.

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Alumnus’ Second Gift to Establish Real Estate War Room

College of Business alumnus and real estate entrepreneur Benjamin S. Macfarland III knows the value of a war room, and that’s why he has made his second significant gift to Florida State University – this one for $200,000.

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Forward-Thinking Donor Honors Mentor by Combatting Homelessness through Education

Will Richardson first met Merritt “Buck” Clements Jr. in 2002 as a recent college graduate and newcomer to the world of finance.

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Fsu College Of Communication And Information Establishes Professorship Honoring Dr. Jay Rayburn

The Florida State University College of Communication and Information announced the creation of a new professorship in honor of the late Dr. Jay D. Rayburn II, who passed away on Monday, July 12.

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Grateful Alumnus Makes Significant Gift Toward Legacy Hall

Inspired by the desire to reciprocate all he has received from the Florida State University College of Business, alumnus Jay Steele (BS Accounting ’90; JD Emory University ’94) recently gifted $100,000 to his alma mater. The donation will go toward naming a room in Legacy Hall, the college’s new home.

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FSU Panama City honors Jim and Jan Cook with naming of Library and Learning Center

Florida State University Panama City is naming the Library and Learning Center in honor of Jim and Jan Cook. The Dr. and Mrs. James T. Cook Library and Learning Center was announced by Randy Hanna, dean of FSU Panama City, on August 11, 2021, during the annual Welcome Back Fall Symposium.

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Richard and Bonnie Wheeler

Alumni Couple Honors Fathers with Named Scholarships

College of Business alumnus Richard Wheeler (BS Management ’78; MBA ’79) likes to say that his family is “all in” when it comes to Florida State University. He offers as evidence his wife, Bonnie, three siblings, two sons and their spouses, two nieces and two nephews – all who earned various degrees at FSU.

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