Cody Jones

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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

Welcome Warrington’s New Faculty for 2020-21

In addition to welcoming Dr. Saby Mitra as dean, the Warrington College of Business also welcomes five new faculty members during the 2020-21 academic year. Learn more about these outstanding faculty members who will continue to strength Warrington’s reputation. Dr. Amin Hosseininasab Dr. Hosseininasab comes to Warrington as an assistant professor in the marketing department. He received his Ph.D. in operations research with a minor in machine learning from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University in 2020.

Celebrating Warrington’s summer graduates

The Warrington College of Business celebrates all 343 students graduating this summer. As students prepare for our virtual commencement ceremony on August 15 at 7 p.m., we congratulate all students participating, whether they’re receiving their bachelor’s degree or doctorate. Learn more about the experiences of these three summer graduates and their future plans. JULIA ARTZI – BSBA ’20 Coming into UF, I set three general goals for myself in Warrington Welcome: get involved, study abroad and complete a combined degree program.

Warrington faculty, staff confident in reopening plan

As the Warrington College of Business remains open this fall, there will be some changes to the way classes are delivered. You can read more about Warrington’s plan to deliver an impactful product while also prioritizing the safety of students, faculty and staff. We’ll lean on our online expertise this fall, similar to how we did in the spring semester that was abruptly impacted by COVID-19. Our faculty and staff remain committed to our plan, and as you’ll see below

See where UF MBA Full-Time students are interning this summer

UF MBA Full-Time students are spending their summers interning in impactful roles for companies across the country. While most internships have gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these internships still provide an opportunity to put learning into practice at some of the world’s most respected brands. Hear from four students as they experience their internships. Rachelle Antoine, Owens Corning “I am interning with Owens Corning as their Strategic Marketing intern as a part of their Strategic Leadership Development Program.

Student spotlight: Lucy Zhang

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional people from across Warrington.  Learn more about what makes Lucy Zhang, a PhD student in the ISOM department, a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: When will you graduate with your PhD? Zhang: “I will graduate in the summer of 2022.

Warrington Fall 2020 Plans

We appreciate the patience shown by our students, faculty and staff while we created our plan for the fall semester. Our decisions were made in collaboration with the university and UF Health, and they were made with the utmost priority of safety and continuing to deliver you with a world-class business education.    The Warrington College of Business will be open this fall. Class delivery will be as follows: Undergraduate classes will be online.* Specialized master’s classes will be online,

Celebrating Dean Kraft’s 30-Year Legacy

John Kraft retires as dean of the Warrington College of Business at the end of July. As Warrington prepares for its first dean transition since 1990, we asked his colleagues what they learned and they’ll remember from his tenure as Warrington dean. Joe Alba (James W. Walter Eminent Scholar Chair, Distinguished Professor): “Most people are unaware that John is the lovechild of Don Rickles and Mother Teresa. I have long viewed his heritage as a genetic win-win. On the one

Balancing Fatherhood and an MBA

Chris Childers had friends and co-workers that returned to school to pursue a master’s degree, but his thoughts were always the same. Why would they take on that unnecessary time and financial commitment? He was already doing well in his role in the engineering department at CSX Transportation, and he had a wife and two kids at home. A conversation with his boss changed Childers’ perspective. During an annual performance review, his boss suggested returning to school – specifically the

Student Spotlight: Yasmin van Zanten

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional people from across Warrington.  Yasmin van Zanten enrolled in the UF MBA program to make her more competitive for new professional opportunities.  Learn more about what made Yasmin a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: What is your degree program and

Fisher student earns prestigious scholarship

Fisher School of Accounting student Andres Diaz received the 2020-2021 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) academic scholarship. The scholarship will cover $10,000 worth of tuition, fees, books and supplies. Diaz will graduate in May 2021 with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting. “The scholarship will significantly reduce the financial burden my family must bear to support both me and my two sisters through college,” Diaz said. “It is also a huge personal accomplishment to know that my hard work