Alumni & Friends: page 3

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When rudeness becomes a matter of life or death

Have you ever been cut off in traffic by another driver, leaving you still seething miles later? Or been interrupted by a colleague in a meeting, and found yourself replaying the event in your head even after you’ve left work

Osamah Abdelhaq benefitted from the MS-ISOM program

How my AI background at Warrington translated into a data science career

The Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management program not only provides the tools needed to break into data science, but challenges students with real world projects to apply those tools. My experience in the program taught me

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How much is a ‘like’ worth?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The average person ‘likes’ about 12 posts per month on Facebook. With 1.82 billion active users logging onto the social media platform every day, that adds up to a lot of likes. Roughly 728 million likes per

Kevin Neff and Joy Scott

Two UF MBA Class of 2021 graduates named among Best & Brightest Online MBAs by Poets & Quants

Kevin Neff and Joy Scott represent two members of Poets & Quants’ Class of 2021 Best & Brightest Online MBAs.  As Poets & Quants writes, in the past, Online MBAs were sometimes stigmatized and considered an MBA Lite, even though the

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Corporate Partnerships: PwC

Early in Henry Miyares’ career at PwC, he made it a priority to bring other Gators with him. Now 39 years into his career and closing in on retirement, Miyares has recruited many successful Gators to the firm. As he

Ben Plotkin poses for a photo on the NYSE stock exchange floor under a sign with the Stifel trading price and analytics.

Success through service

Ben Plotkin (BSBA ’76) fondly remembers his teenage years working at his father’s lumber and hardware store in Miami in the 1960s. It was during the shifts he worked every weekend that he learned the business philosophy he’d carry forth

Hongseok Jang

Warrington Ph.D. student graduates from UF with tenure-track position and best paper

Recent Information Systems & Operations Management Ph.D. graduate Hongseok Jang has a lot to be proud of as he ends his time at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Not only was his recent paper named among the

Kristyn Cadwell

UF MBA alumna named among Poets & Quants’ 100 Best & Brightest MBAs

Distant. Online. Uncertain. When COVID hit, MBAs watched their world turn upside down. Suddenly, there was a grave risk attached to the hallway chats and class discussions they once took for granted. Hunkered down in their apartments, the Class of

Erika Nang Sobze poses for a photo in her graduation cap and gown in front of the Gator Ubiquity Statue.

Erika Nang Sobze, MBA ’21 | We Are Warrington

With her husband and her family far away during a global pandemic, Full-Time MBA 2021 graduate Erika Nang Sobze learned to lean on her Warrington community for support as a mother and a student. Erika’s project, Upskill Talent Solution, won

Jonathan Goren

Meet the Masters of Accounting

Fisher School of Accounting alumnus Jonathan Goren was featured in this story from Poets & Quants about some of the impactful recent graduates who earned a master’s in accounting.  Read on to learn more about Goren and how his Fisher