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

Student Spotlight: Emily Bombardi

Last fall, the Master of International Business (MIB) program launched its online program. The first group of students from the Online MIB program are graduating this summer. Emily Bombardi is one such student. Read on as she shares about her experience in the Online MIB program. Q: Please tell is about your background and what led you to do the Online MIB program. Bombardi: “I help international companies expand into international markets. Being fluently trilingual (English, Portuguese and Spanish), and

UF students use down time to create commerce

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center Director Jamie Kraft and marketing student Cheyenne Keating (BSBA ’22) are featured in this story about UF students who are using their free time to work on entrepreneurial projects.  See what Kraft had to say about these student ventures and learn more about Keating’s illustration business in this story from The Gainesville Sun. 

What’s the best way to respond to a global financial crisis?

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought plenty of novelty to our lives, like wearing masks and physical distancing. One aspect, though, gave financial economists déjà vu, and it’s looking a lot like 2008. While the events leading up to the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic were vastly different, the results were devastatingly similar. With markets tanking and unemployment skyrocketing in both incidents, governments stepped up with policies that attempted to stabilize the economy. New

Broward schools memo tells employees not to reveal COVID-19 status

Assistant Professor of Management Brian Swider shares insights on a memo that instructs employees at Broward Schools not to discuss if they have tested positive for COVID-19. See what he had to say in this story from the Sun Sentinel. 

Meet Our Dean: Saby Mitra

On August 1, the Warrington College of Business welcomed its new dean, Saby Mitra. As Dean Mitra leads Warrington into its future, we invite you to get to know him professionally and personally. We asked Dean Mitra a series of questions about his academic career and personal interests. Read on to learn more about Warrington’s new dean. Q: When did you know that you wanted to be involved in higher education, and why was that an interesting option for you?

Worried about online courses? Warrington faculty share tips for students learning online

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant changes to our lives. While teaching courses online might be new for some, at the Warrington College of Business, it’s something we’ve been doing for the past two decades. For any student new to online learning, rest assured that our online education is one of the strongest thanks to Warrington’s faculty and resources.  We asked a few of our faculty members to share their approach to online teaching, how they make it engaging for students

Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent rankings below.

Serving a purpose beyond the numbers

Drew Asher knew he was interested in studying business when he came to the University of Florida, but wasn’t exactly sure which discipline would be best. The approach he took to choosing a major was slightly different than what most 18-year-old freshman might be tempted to do.   “I started asking around about what the most difficult major within business was,” the West Palm Beach-native said. “My mentality in coming to college was to get a job, and I figured

Dream job to nightmare: Why teachers decide to leave the profession

What do you want to be when you grow up? This common question to children yields some well-known answers – veterinarian, musician, movie star, superhero – but none as common as the No. 2 childhood dream job – teacher. It’s no surprise that this career path is at the top of the list for many people, as it’s characterized by noble attributes like helping others learn, educating the next generation and preparing people to be successful members of society. Why

Motivation to begin or an excuse to slack off?

Research from Marketing Ph.D. student Camilla Song in collaboration with UCLA shows that fresh-start dates can serve as either – it’s a two-way nudge.  Read more about the research in the UCLA Anderson Review.