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

QS ranks Warrington’s Master of Science in Finance the No. 6 program in the United States

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The William R. Hough Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program was named among the best master’s programs in finance on QS’ 2021 Master’s in Finance Rankings released Wednesday. Among the 62 programs ranked in the U.S., the University of Florida’s MSF program was named No. 6. The UF MSF program was also named the No. 4 program among public schools in the U.S., following the University of California – Berkeley, the University of California – Los

UF MBA remains among top 10 programs, according to QS

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The UF MBA Full-Time program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business was once again ranked among the top 10 public programs in the United States on the 2021 QS Global MBA Rankings. Among public programs in the U.S., UF MBA was named the No. 9 program for the second year. Out of 109 ranked MBA programs in the United States, the UF MBA Full-Time format remained the No. 26 program, just following universities like

Meet Bill Hughes, leader of UF Warrington’s new Applied Real Estate Research Initiative

The University of Florida Warrington College of Business recently announced the creation of a preeminent resource for the real estate industry, the Applied Real Estate Research Initiative, housed in the Bergstrom Real Estate Center. Tapped to lead the Applied Real Estate Research Initiative is real estate expert Bill Hughes. As Executive Director of Applied Research, Hughes will lead the effort in delivering data-driven reports for the real estate community. Most recently, Hughes served for 15 years as Global Head of

GreatSchools Wanted to Disrupt Online School Ratings. But Did It Make Neighborhood Segregation Worse?

While the website has become the go-to source for information on local schools, research from Matherly Professor of Information Systems Anuj Kumar highlights that after GreatSchools was introduced, the gap between average home prices near schools with better ratings increased by more than $16,300 after three years compared to those near average-rated schools, and those areas close to highly rated schools attracted more white and Asian residents. Read more about Kumar’s research in this story from Mother Jones. 

Five reasons to attend the 2020 UF MBA Fall Virtual Open House

If you’ve been thinking about pursuing an MBA, you know there’s a lot for you to consider and even more questions you want answered before you decide which program is right for you. UF MBA’s Fall Virtual Open House on Saturday, October 24 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. is the perfect event for you to get your questions answered, learn about UF MBA’s resources and how pursuing an MBA at the University of Florida can transform your career. Check

Goldman Sachs did not misprice Snowflake’s Buffett-backed IPO

“It is wrong to assume the cloud computing company was hoodwinked by Wall Street just because of its share price pop,” writes Tom Braithwaite of the Financial Times. IPO insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter help inform Braithwaite’s story. Read more from the Financial Times (subscription required). 

Tech IPOs leave no doubt—It’s now growth at any cost

Last week’s IPO for Snowflake, a cloud data software company, sheds light on the current state of tech investing. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter comments on Snowflake’s IPO and just how much money it left on the table. See what he had to say in this story from Barron’s (subscription required).  

Top 5 benefits of participating in the Gainesville Entrepreneurship & Adversity Program

Whether you’re interested in turning your business dream into reality or your business has been negatively impacted by COVID-19, the Gainesville Entrepreneurship & Adversity Program (GEAP) from the University of Florida Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center is designed to empower those living through adverse circumstances to create and grow their businesses. The next GEAP class is starting September 26 and includes 12-months of instruction. Read on to see the top 5 benefits of participating in GEAP. 1. Hands-on learning with University

By this measure, Snowflake’s IPO wasn’t such a success after all

With Snowflake’s IPO on September 16, it is the priciest newly-listed company, valued at $70 billion. It also is the second-most underpriced IPO in history measured by dollars “left on the table,” and the record-holder, by a wide margin, for a newcomer of its slender size. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter shares his thoughts on Snowflake’s IPO in this story from Fortune. 

What Snowflake and JFrog are telling us about the IPO market now vs. 1999

With the IPO market performing similarly to the top of the internet bubble in 1999, do we need to be concerned about another potential crash? Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter discusses the possibility in this story from Market Watch.