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Warrington graduates honored with Outstanding Young Alumni Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business Administration graduates Melissa Hilliard, Scott Bridgman and Peter Chung were recipients of the University of Florida Outstanding Young Alumni Award this past weekend. The Outstanding Young Alumni Awards recognize graduates under the age

Bill Hough speaks during dedication of Hough Hall

William R. Hough honored with dedication of new graduate studies facility

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The dedication of William R. Hough Hall, the new home for graduate business studies at the Warrington College of Business Administration, took place Wednesday morning with a host of university leaders and distinguished guests present. The building

Robert J. Adams honored with Distinguished Alumnus Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –Robert J. Adams, co-founder and president of Highland Homes, was awarded the Warrington College of Business Administration Distinguished Alumnus Award at the College’s Commencement at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. “I am extremely honored and flattered,” Adams said.

UF alums, Heggestad honored at Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gainesville businessman Richard Allen and UF alumni David Greiff and Brent Berthy were honored for their entrepreneurial achievements at the S. Clark Butler Entrepreneur of the Year Awards on April 8 at the Hilton University of Florida

Ph.D. alum recognized at global IS conference

Gainesville, Fla. – Hong Guo (Ph.D., 2009), a graduate in Information Systems & Operations Management (ISOM), was named runner up for the 2009 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Best Doctoral Dissertation Award. ICIS is considered the premier and most

UF College of Business namesake commits $16 million to create faculty fellows fund

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Citing faculty as the key to a competitive future for the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration, UF Trustee Al Warrington announced today that he has committed a deferred gift of $16 million to establish

Bradbury lecture brings Nobel winner to UF campus

Gainesville, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration hosted Nobel Memorial Prize winner and MIT Institute Professor Emeritus Robert Solow on Monday, April 6 as keynote speaker for this year’s Robert Bradbury Distinguished Lecture on International Economics. Solow, who

Warrington maintains AACSB accreditation

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration was among 57 schools that maintained their accreditation in business, and 14 that have maintained their accreditation in accounting, AACSB International announced today. Additionally, eight institutions of higher

Tom Shannon, 1966 alum, wins Horatio Alger Award

Gainesville, Fla. – Thomas Shannon (BSBA `66) was presented with the 2009 Horatio Alger Award on April 2. Shannon, a successful collegiate athlete and businessman, was inducted as a lifetime member of the Horatio Alger Association, and stated, “every award

Breaking new ground for graduate business studies

Gainesville, Fla. – Ground was broken on William R. Hough Hall, which will house the Hough Graduate School of Business, on February 21, 2009. Speakers at the groundbreaking ceremony included Bernie Machen, UF president, John Kraft, Warrington dean, and William