Newsroom Listing - Entrepreneurship
Professor and Associate Dean Siri Terjesen, Ph.D., has been named as a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow, the highest honor given by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) to those who promote small and medium-sized businesses.
Like many students pursing an Executive MBA at Florida Atlantic University, Jonathan Beskin was looking to leverage his degree for corporate ladder credibility in the financial sector where he worked. Little did he imagine a course topic on recurring revenue businesses would ignite his entrepreneurial spirit and lead him to launching a monthly subscription box service before graduating and landing on Inc. 500’s list of top 200 fast-growing companies (2020), right alongside Uber.
Kudos honors the accomplishments of FAU Business faculty, staff, and students.
The College is again listed among the top 50 programs for entrepreneurship studies according to rankings from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
Finance professor Douglas Cumming was part of a team that won an award for distinguished research on crowdfunding from the University of Southern California.
Two 17-year-olds in the College of Business were among the youngest FAU students to graduate this spring – the university’s first in-person commencement since fall 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic.