FSU Foundation

October 2021

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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.

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Danny Persaud

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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Benjamin S. Macfarland

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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