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

Why you should get a graduate degree from Warrington now

Specialized master’s programs have been popping up at many top business schools in the world, but at the Warrington College of Business, they’ve long been one of our main focuses. Our programs’ longevity helps produce some of the best specialized master’s degrees in the industry, and the rankings prove it. With five specialized master’s programs ranked among the top five publics by Eduniversal, now is the perfect time to pursue your master’s at Warrington. Here’s why: There’s a program format

Why you should consider the UF MBA Executive program

The UF MBA Executive program is specifically designed for high-ranking business leaders. Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Here’s what you need to know about your decision and why the UF MBA Executive program could be an ideal fit for you. Learn with industry peers When you meet your cohort for the first time, you’ll immediately be impressed by the depth of executive leadership across industries. You’ll learning through management-focused curriculum while setting next to

A family affair at Warrington

Like most incoming freshmen, Brianna Lowder knew she would have an adjustment to college when she showed up in Gainesville four years ago. But unlike most incoming freshmen, she had a special advantage. Her sister, Alyssa, was early in her graduate school career and able to ease the transition and serve as a sounding board. The two both graduate at the end of this semester. Alyssa completes a nine-year span at UF by receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy and Master

Going Virtual with Business Career Services

By Craig Petrus, Director of Business Career Services The effects of COVID-19 have reshaped how the world does business. It impacts where and how we shop, where and how we spend our work day, and most importantly, how we communicate to our fellow employees and stakeholders. This epidemic has brought us from one-site, in-person meetings and office pop ins to what is now the new normal of virtual communication, programs and services. Here at the UF Warrington College of Business

Graduation spotlight: Blake Jackson

Students in their final semester reach the end of their Warrington journeys this week. We congratulate the Class of 2020 graduates who finish their time at the Warrington College of Business and begin their careers impacting the business world. Learn more below about standout Heavener graduate Blake Jackson. The Sarasota, Fla. native earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance. Q: What are your plans for after graduation? Jackson: “Ph.D. in Finance from UF.” Q: Did you always

MBA alumnus helps Jabil stand strong during COVID-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has changed business operations around the globe, Warrington alumni are leading the way and helping their companies innovate to meet demand. Courtney Ryan (BA ’91, MBA ’93) is playing an important role for Jabil, a manufacturing solutions provider. As Executive VP, Corporate Development and Chief of Staff at Jabil, Ryan has seen the supply chain impact for this global company and played an integral role in its response.  Learn more from Ryan about how Jabil has

Giving to those in need

Sarah Lentz has always been passionate about sewing. She started making blankets for the homeless when she was nine years old and continued to prioritize others throughout her childhood. Now as a first-year student at the Warrington College of Business, she’s using her sewing skills to help those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lentz (BSBA ’23) is interested in working in sales after graduating, but as she works toward a final decision on the industry she’ll some day work

Student Spotlight: Raymond Buehner

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional students from across Warrington.  After growing up and attending college in Pennsylvania, Raymond Buehner moved to Gainesville for the Master of International Business program.  Learn more about what makes Raymond a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: What is your degree program and when

What you need to know about small businesses during COVID-19

This is a challenging time for small businesses around the world. As restaurants close their dining rooms to avoid the spread of COVID-19, they’re forced to go exclusively to curbside pickup and takeout options. In Gainesville, popular hangout Swamp Head Brewery is facing similar challenges. We spoke with owner/operator Luke Kemper (BSBA ’05) about the challenges small businesses are facing at this time and how consumers can help them. Q: What are the specific challenges Swamp Head is facing at

Paying it forward

Briana Klein experienced the benefits of UF Warrington’s Business Career Services office throughout her four years at Heavener and turned it into a full-time job with Google as an Associate Product Marketing Manager. As a freshman, her connection to the office started through her relationship with a Career and Peer Mentor. What she thought was a meeting to edit her resume served as the launching point for a support system from the entire Business Career Services team. “As I got