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

5 Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Congratulations are in order for five students from the Warrington College of Business for being honored with Outstanding Achievement Awards from the University of Florida International Center (UFIC) on November 17. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2020 are: Man Xie (Ph.D. ’21): Xie, originally from China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of marketing. She earned a bachelor’s

New Betsy Goodman Retail Scholarship continues the legacy of 19-year Warrington retail educator

Betsy Goodman knew how to light up a room. With her infectious smile, she radiated positivity. Ask anyone who knew Goodman, and they’ll describe the Warrington retail educator who passed in early November in the same way. Even when the pandemic halted in-person meetings, Goodman still found a way to brighten the days of those she interacted with. “Betsy always came into the office on Friday mornings singing ‘It’s Friday, it’s Friday, it’s my favorite day, it’s my favorite day!’”

5 things Warrington students are thankful for this year, despite COVID-19 disruption

The holidays are a time of giving thanks and expressing gratitude for all we have in life. While the COVID-19 pandemic has clouded our ability to see all we have to be thankful for, here at the Warrington College of Business, we still believe there is a silver lining to every challenge. To shed light on what we have to be thankful for, despite the disruption the pandemic has brought to our lives, we asked current students to share what

A SPAC is a high-risk but potentially profitable way to get in on the ground floor of a new stock — here’s everything investors need to know

Business Insider dives into SPACs – what they are, how they work, advantages and disadvantages – with help from Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter. Learn more about SPACs from Warrington’s IPO expert in this story from Business Insider. 

Connecting UF past and present: Fred Fisher and Quinn Fisher Simpson

Pride for the University of Florida runs deep. With it comes a significant connection through multiple generations of families who bleed orange and blue. To highlight this connection, we asked current Business Gator Quinn Fisher Simpson (BSAc ’22) to reminisce with her grandfather, alumnus and namesake of the Fisher School of Accounting Fred Fisher (BSAc ’59) about life at UF, lessons learned in college, advice for the future and more.   Quinn Simpson: Why did you choose UF as the

Expect 2021 to be a big year for biotech IPOs: Professor Jay Ritter

Jay Ritter, Cordell Eminent Scholar, joined Yahoo! Finance to discuss the IPO outlook for 2020 and 2021. See what he thinks will happen in the coming year in this video from Yahoo! Finance. 

UF MBA Online among Poets & Quants’ list of programs with the best salary outcomes

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In addition to being ranked among the top 10 public programs in the world overall by multiple publications, the UF MBA Online program is also among those with the best salary outcomes, according to a new ranking from Poets & Quants. UF MBA Online is the No. 6 U.S. public program and No. 10 program overall for best salary outcome on Poets & Quants’ list. According to data from students graduating from 2019-2020, their pre-UF MBA salary

Warrington student turns lemons into lemonade, named UF Outstanding Scholar

Marketing senior Kenzie Whiting (BSBA ’20) is among the university-wide recipients of the University of Florida Outstanding Scholar Award from the UF Alumni Association and UF Honors Program for her exemplary scholarship during her time as a student. The Outstanding Scholar Award is given to select graduating candidates each semester, and recipients are featured in the commencement program. “It feels really amazing to have won this award,” Whiting said. “I am not one to actively seek recognition, but it certainly

Warrington alumnus a long-term asset for JPMorgan

Rob Cousin knew early in his life that finance was the career path he wanted to follow. His finance education began with his undergraduate degree in economics from Tulane University and continued with an MBA, concentrated in finance, from the University of Florida. While finance was the industry Cousin (MBA ’95) was drawn to, he never would have guessed that the private equity sector was where he’d end up. Cousin earned his degree in the UF MBA Full-Time program, which

Warrington student wins best reviewer, nominated for best paper on how social marketing influences public perception

Warrington College of Business student Trish Kalis was among the top honorees at the Academy of International Business Southeast Chapter Conference this October. Kalis (BSBA ’18, MSM ’19, MIB ’20) was named Best Student Reviewer and was nominated for Best Student Paper at the conference focused on academic research in the field of international business. Kalis said it feels rewarding to have been awarded with Best Student Reviewer. “It’s great to know that my reviews were perceived so positively,” she