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Holly Sproule is a writer for the UF Warrington College of Business. In her role, she creates content that is shared across the college’s various channels. She is currently pursuing a degree in English through the UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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Stories by Holly


Bergstrom Center honors Alumnus of the Year for decades of advocacy and service

The University of Florida Warrington College of Business is proud to honor Steven DeRose (BA ’03, BSBA ’03, MSF ’04) as the Bergstrom Real Estate Center’s Alumnus of the Year. DeRose is the Senior Vice President at Starwood Mortgage Capital,

Bruce Hawthorne

How much do you know of what there is to know?

Bruce Hawthorne (DBA ’22) went for his doctorate in business administration out of curiosity.  After a full career practicing law in a large firm and C-suite roles at three big companies, Hawthorne decided his next phase would be diving into

UF student athletes in Miami.

Bergstrom Real Estate Center teams up with GatorMade for career prep opportunities

In February, the Bergstrom Real Estate Center teamed up with GatorMade, an initiative focused on giving leadership opportunities to the University of Florida’s football team, to teach scholar-athletes about real estate opportunities in Miami. The weekend-long trip gave 14 scholar-athletes

Finance student gives a presentation.

Finance students host inaugural Florida Investment Conference

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On February 9, the University of Florida Warrington College of Business hosted 24 universities at its inaugural Florida Investment Conference. At the event, students from each university had the opportunity to attend networking sessions and hear from

Students pose for a photo with their faculty advisor.

Fisher students compete in FanTAXtic case competition

A team of sophomore students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took on the FanTAXtic Deloitte Case Competition in January. Vickie Lu (BSAc ’26), Sandra La Rosa (BSAc ’26), Sophia Morrissey (BSAc ’26) and Gustavo Jimenez (BSAc

John Morris in Rio.

Warrington alumnus named New Mobility’s Person of the Year

John Morris (MBA ’22) is a self-proclaimed travel addict. When a car accident in 2012 left him a triple amputee, Morris didn’t let his wheelchair keep him grounded. Two years after the accident – over a year of that time

Richard Lutz holds a drill and a textbook.

Drilling into marketing

With a good-natured grin, Peter S. Sealey PhD Professor of Marketing Richard J. Lutz stalked between desks in his Marketing 101 classroom. Every student in the packed auditorium leaned forward, curious to see what he’d do with the electric drill

Students hold UF MBA sign and wear neon construction vests.

University of Florida MBA students learn importance of cultural insights while consulting with Prague businesses

Communism has left its mark on business in Prague. That’s what a cohort of MBA students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business discovered on a Global Immersion Experience trip to the Czech Republic in November. The week-long

Jingchuan Pu and Hsing Kenneth Cheng.

Research by Warrington faculty nominated for Antitrust Writing Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A paper by Jingchuan Pu and John B. Higdon Eminent Scholar Chair Hsing Kenneth Cheng has been nominated for this year’s Antitrust Writing Award. The paper, “Impact of Own Brand Product Introduction on Optimal Pricing Models for

Team of students hold awards in front musicians.

Heavener team wins back-to-back international case competitions

November marked momentous achievements for the Heavener International Case Competition (HICC) team from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Within a few weeks, the team won two case competitions in Mexico and Canada. Beata Chen (BSBA ’23, MSF