Allison Alsup

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Public Relations Specialist

Allison Alsup is the Public Relations Specialist for the UF Warrington College of Business. In her role, she develops and publishes strategic communications for alumni, prospective students, peer groups, employers and recruiters, community organizations and the media to elevate the Warrington College of Business. Prior to joining UF Warrington, she was the Public Relations and Partnerships Specialist at the UF College of the Arts. She received her bachelor’s degree in public relations and her Master of Science in Management from the University of Florida.

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Stories by Allison

Sachin Jaitly

Bitcoin on the Balance Sheet? Two in Crummer Community Say ‘Yes’

UF DBA student and Rollins College alumnus Sachin Jaitly (DBA ’23) and Gregory Mecca of Tessera Venture Partners make the case for Bitcoin as a store of value and hedge against inflation. Read on to see why Jaitly and Mecca believe 2020 will be “the catalyst year for cryptocurrency and blockchain” in this story from Rollins College’s Crummer Graduate School of Business.  You can also check out Jaitly and Mecca’s full paper on the topic, “The Perfect Monetary Policy? Is

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How Warrington’s Business Career Services transitioned career events online during the COVID-19 pandemic

The University of Florida Warrington College of Business has a longstanding culture of innovation when it comes to online education. From starting its Online MBA program in 1999 to expanding the college’s specialized master’s programs fully online in the past few years, Warrington understands how to provide an excellent online business education. While the transition to online learning early in the COVID-19 pandemic was seamless thanks to Warrington’s online infrastructure and culture of distance learning, shifting online for another important

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Hidden MBA Gems: B-Schools With Better Employment Rates Than Harvard & Stanford

When you think about MBA programs, you also automatically think that the degree will land you in a job better than the one you already have. So it may come as a surprise that the two giants of MBA education, Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business, lag behind quite a number of business schools, including UF MBA, in placing their latest graduates into jobs. Read more about why Poets & Quants named UF MBA among its list

Klodiana Lanaj and Remy Jennings

This quick morning routine tip can make you much better at your job

Do you have aspirations of rising to a leadership role in your company? Similarly, perhaps you just want to build a better reputation for yourself among co-workers and be seen as a more diligent employee. If either scenario sounds familiar, a study from Martin L. Schaffel Professor Klodiana Lanaj and Ph.D. student Remy Jennings have a new suggestion on how to start your day. Read the suggestion in this story from Ladders. 

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The research-backed first step to making a good first impression

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – As well-known as the phrase ‘You never get a second chance to make a good first impression’ is, it’s easy to understand how significant first impressions are in our society – and how a Google search on making a good first impression will yield more than 428 million results. Many search results will include important tips about how to act, what to wear and when to smile, but new research highlights an important first step to making

Hongseok Jang

Warrington Ph.D. student graduates from UF with tenure-track position and best paper

Recent Information Systems & Operations Management Ph.D. graduate Hongseok Jang has a lot to be proud of as he ends his time at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Not only was his recent paper named among the best at a Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) meeting, but Jang will also begin a new role as an assistant professor at Tulane University this summer. The paper, “Store Brand Introduction and Multilateral Contracting,” received an honorable mention at

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Evolution in the Tax Code: (Almost) the End of Homeowner Tax Savings?

Incentivizing homeownership has been a bedrock public policy in the U.S. since the Great Depression. One way the federal government promotes homeownership is by including favorable provisions in the income tax code that reduce income tax liabilities for homeowners versus similar income taxpayers who rent. Relevant provisions in the tax code include the nontaxation of implicit rental income, in essence the taxable income owners would generate if they leased the home to another household, the exclusion of capital gains on

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Death, Taxes & Real Estate

Since the beginning of the year, approximately $6 billion in new spending has been approved or proposed in the Covid Relief Bill, American Families Plan (AFP), and American Jobs Plan (AJP) . The corollary to incremental spending is incremental funding through tax proposals. Several new taxes have been proposed in the AFP and AJP. While reading one of the many articles about the pending tax change proposals, one phrase caught my eye. A proposed change is to “eliminate real estate

Christopher Pryor

What Percentage of Small Businesses Fail?

Assistant Clinical Professor Chris Pryor shares insights about why small businesses fail and advice on how entrepreneurs can increase their chances of business success in this story from AdvisorSmith. 

Kristyn Cadwell

UF MBA alumna named among Poets & Quants’ 100 Best & Brightest MBAs

Distant. Online. Uncertain. When COVID hit, MBAs watched their world turn upside down. Suddenly, there was a grave risk attached to the hallway chats and class discussions they once took for granted. Hunkered down in their apartments, the Class of 2021 watched as their overseas treks, annual traditions, and internships were cancelled. After the first semester sprint, the spring slog put a new spin on ‘Fear Of Missing Out’ as students scaled back expectations in the new normal. In the