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We are glad you have chosen to explore the world of business. Here at Fayetteville State University, it doesn’t matter whether your future is local, carries you throughout the region, or even leads you around the globe. We take our role seriously in preparing you to adapt to opportunities and meet the challenges of the business world.

Nicholas Perkins

Nicholas Perkins: Extraordinary Entrepreneur and Alum

Nicholas Perkins, a 2003 graduate of the Fayetteville State University (FSU) School of Business and Economics (SBE), epitomizes entrepreneurship. Learning from his business courses and his experience as a food services manager on campus while still an undergraduate student, Perkins created a food service management business two years after he graduated. To learn more about Perkin's extraordinary entrepreneurial ventures, click HERE. 

Ife Presswood

Marketing Major Student Wins the 2015 Bronco Idea Challenge Competition

Ms. Ife M. Presswood, Graduating Senior (December 2015), Marketing Major/Dance minor wins the 2015 Bronco Idea Challenge Competition sponsored by the SBE Entrepreneurship and Marketing Club. The entrepreneurship competition, which selects students with the most creative and innovative ideas for business start-ups, started on October 9 and ended on October 29, 2015.  more...

Ms. Ife's idea, #THICK, is an interactive online website, operating under the idea of being a website "Where the #THICK girls roam", allows women to easily access plus size, fashion-forward apparel as well as be immersed in an online community of like-bodied women that is otherwise overlooked. #THICK offers a collection of websites for fashion-forward plus size women, readily available to browse and buy from: both mainstream companies and plus-size boutique entrepreneurs, a blog spot where shoppers can post pictures, ask questions, and share experiences, featured #THICK "stylistas", updated style guides, "lookbooks", and how-to's.Ife, whose hobbies include redesigning/customizing apparel, dancing,/modeling, and writing said, "We are the premier curvy girl community! I am thankful for the BIC because it have me the chance to really focus in on creating my vision. It aided in in laying the foundation for my launching my business." ...less


FSU Recognized with Top Honors at PBL National Leadership Conference in Chicago

More than 1,600 of America's best and brightest college students traveled to the Windy City to Step Up to the Challenge as they showcased their talents as future business and vied for the opportunity to win more than $81,000 in cash awards. Click here to read more about our student, Delphia Schoenfeld, who received national recognition at the conference. 

FSU Winners - 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Conference FSU Social Entrepreneurship Teams Continue Winning Streak: Both Teams Victorious at 2015 Conference

(UPDATED Release by FSU Public Relations):

The University of North Carolina General Administration has announced that, as a result of a screening error, the NC A&T State University's graduate that initially won 1st place at the 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Conference has been disqualified. Consequently, Fayetteville State University's graduate has been declared the TOP WINNER (1st place) in the graduate category for its social entrepreneurial business idea CannaMix. Click HERE to learn more about this update. 



Awards and Recognition for the Fayetteville State University School of Business and Economics

US News & World Report: FSU Online MBA Program Rated #66 in U.S. 

MBA Ranking FSU MBA Healthcare Concentration Rated #13 in U.S. Among Affordable, Selective Institutions

Badge-Affordable Programs FSU Online MBA Program Rated #1 in U.S. for Afffordability Amont AACSB Accredited Institutions

Best Master's Degrees Online MBA

Online Course Report: FSU Online MBA Program Rated #50 in U.S. Based on Affordability, Flexibility, and University Prestige

FSU MBA Online Programs Ranking
Princeton Review: Best 296 Business Schools, Based on Surveys of Students and Administrators and School Profiles

The Princeton Review

Affordable Colleges: FSU Online MBA Program Rated #47 in U. S. Based on Affordability, Flexibility, and University Prestige

BestOnlinhe MBA Programs

U.S. Airways Magazine Features the Uniqueness of FSU's Courses

Ahead of the Class

U.S. Airways magazine writer Nancy Oakley wrote an article in 2013 about the uniqueness of curriculum at Fayetteville State University, entitled "Ahead of the Class." The article mentioned "FSU's School of Business and Economics ranks third in North Carolina, and it's easy to see why." Click HERE to read the full article.

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