Florida State University t ChapterThe Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) won great at Annual International College Business Skills Championship March 18-20.
FSU students racked up award after award, including Chapter of the Year and two other chapter-wide awards from a field of colleges and universities around the world in the undergraduate division.
The transport also included 11 rewards for individual members divided into five categories, including National Student of the Year, claimed by Harry Hirst, a junior from Ocala, Floridaorida. Each of the winning FSU students majors in business entrepreneurship at the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship.
Bob Garner, c.chapter councilandr and professor at Moran College, said he was delighted with the results and that they or they talked about the caliber of students in the group and at FSU.
“It really shows the quality of children we have in our program, the program we have, summerat teaThe professors do a very good job teaching our students critical thinking skills and soft skills like public speaking and presenting,” he said. “SAM has been running competitions for decades, and the organization is over 100 years old. IIt’s really exciting and it’s just a great opportunity.
Garner said winning Chapter of the Year was especially gratifying.
“I’m very, very proud that we won the chapter of the year; it’s a measure of the chapter’s community service and community involvement,” he said. “Even with COVID restrictions, the club managed to take part in eight community service projects, including porteringing groceries to cars at a local food pantry and painting a deck and fence at the Good news Nearby campuses. It’s so important to expose students to this.
In both the business case competition and the written business plan competition, a team compound by Hirst; Kaitlyn Killine, a junior from New Port Richie, Floridaorida; Satya Simpson, a junior from Orlando; and Mark Geller, a junior from Boca Raton, Floridaorida, finished second. Simpson and KiIleen were also singled out for individual honors as regional student award winners.
Three FSU students participated in the Business Skills events which included a knowledge bowl, impromptu speeches and a business pitch contest.
FSU has made a clean sweep of the andxtemporary speak event, with three seniors, Connor Jones of Tampa, Davis Taylor of Lewes, Delaware, and Ryan O’Malley of Tampa, finishing first, second and third respectively.
FSU also won the Business Pitch competition with Taylor winning first prize, and O’Malley and Jones Towering on the first three. In the Knowledge Bowl, Jones placed second while O’Malley and Taylor tied for third.
In the Individual Business Skills category, O’Malley finished second while Jones finished third.
FSU vshapter also won first place in the ohin general youteam bbusiness skills the competition in the undergraduate division.