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Editorial Manager

Cody Jones is the Editorial Manager for the UF Warrington College of Business. In his role, he serves as the writer for digital and print related branding materials for Warrington while maintaining a strategic vision for communications and working closely with staff to create and manage the College’s voice. Before joining Warrington’s marketing and communications team, he spent six years as a sports journalist. He received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Florida.

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Stories by Cody


Warrington students assist UF basketball program with analytics projects

As analytics grow in popularity and usage across basketball at all levels, UF Warrington students spent the spring semester working directly with the Florida Gators basketball program on analytics projects that can help head coach Todd Golden and his staff.

GSIF students present at their annual board meeting.

GSIF continues strong growth

The Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF) had another strong year that saw the fund increase and students grow deeper in their investment knowledge. GSIF is a student-managed investment fund that gives members a realistic asset management experience. As of April

How an MBA helped jumpstart this service member’s career

Chester Hungate (MBA ’24) started in the UF MBA program as a captain in the United States Army. His time in the program helped him recognize an opportunity to assist in the Army recruiting, and after graduation, he’ll transition to

Investing in the future

Cade Kurland enrolled at Florida with the goal of being a professional baseball player one day, but he also wanted to have a backup plan in place. Kurland grew up in Tampa where his parents stressed the importance of saving

Corporate Partnerships: City Furniture

Familiarity between the UF Warrington College of Business and City Furniture started in the 1960s. Then known as Waterbed City, Keith Koenig spent his summers as a University of Florida business student selling waterbeds out of the back of his

Developing the student of tomorrow

Scott Friedman (BSBA ’01) grew up with a passion for education because of his upbringing. After his family moved to the United States to escape religious persecution in Eastern Europe, his parents instilled education as a priority. The son of

Man standing in orange groves

Growing citrus is the family business

Matt McLean (BSBA ’93) enrolled at the University of Florida in 1989 with plans to change what he always knew. Growing up with three generations of citrus farming before him, McLean was drawn elsewhere. He saw the bright lights of

UF's supercomputer, which is named the HiPerGator

Empowering the future

When former UF Warrington Dean John Kraft decided to increase the college’s efforts around AI, Warrington created a marketing analytics role for an incoming professor to help lead it. Eighteen months later, it was still vacant with no strong candidates

Undergrads are Business Ready

Early in her time as director of the Heavener School of Business, Erica Studer-Byrnes and her team saw a gap in the student experience. Undergraduate business students didn’t have a program that would guide them from their first day on

Student walking at graduation

Trailblazing business education

As specialized master’s degrees continue to pop up around the country, Warrington has long been at the forefront of their development. Warrington was one of the first colleges in the country to offer specialized master’s degree programs, beginning in 1994.