Awards

Third annual Gator100 Awards honor UF entrepreneurs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recognized the 2017 Gator100 honorees on Friday at the university’s Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The Gator100, presented by UF, the Warrington College of Business and its Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, celebrates the world’s 100 fastest-growing businesses led or owned by UF alumni. Companies are ranked by compound annual

Warrington honors four with teaching, advising awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Professors David Ling and Adam B. Munson joined Associate Director of Master of International Business Dena Roberts and academic advisor and career coach Leigh Smadbeck as the recipients of the College’s 2016-2017 Teaching/Advising Awards. DAVID LING: Dr. Ling teaches courses in commercial real estate finance and investment

Jacksonville real estate leader to be inducted into Bergstrom Hall of Fame

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville businessman and community leader Peter Rummell will be inducted into the University of Florida’s Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center’s Hall of Fame on Feb. 24 during the research center’s annual Real Estate Trends & Strategies Conference at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. The Bergstrom Center Hall

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Believers in Business

When George (BSBA ’79) and Lisa Etheridge (BSBA ’80) enrolled at the University of Florida in the mid 1970s, pursuing a business education was not in their plans. George intended on being a dentist while Lisa went the pre-med route. What was once one of the furthest things from their

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Information systems scholar receives distinguished service award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – McClatchy Professor Dr. Asoo Vakharia received the 2016 Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award from Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) at the organization’s annual meeting Nov. 19-22 in Austin, Texas. The award is named in honor and memory of Dennis E. Grawoig, the Institute’s founder, first president, and executive director.  The recipient is

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UF International Center honors Warrington students

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business had five students receive the Outstanding International Student Award from the University of Florida’s International Center on Nov. 15. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and

Warrington alumnus receives nation’s highest civilian honor

Dr. Eduardo Padrón (Ph.D. ’70), the President of Miami Dade College, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 22 during a ceremony at the White House. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security

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Doctoral students recognized for exemplary teaching

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Max Dolinsky and Gia Nardini were honored with the College’s Spring 2016 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award, presented by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment and selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee, recognizes outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The selection process gauges the effectiveness

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Change for the better

Noelle Fennessy (BSAc ’16, MAcc ’16) came to a memorable, and somewhat sobering, realization two years ago when she attended Beta Alpha Psi’s Annual Meeting—an international gathering of the honor organization for financial information students and professionals. “Every chapter seemed to be more active than we were,” said Fennessy, now

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Professor honored for entrepreneurial excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Michael Morris received the inaugural Schulze Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award at the Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange annual conference on Sept. 9-10 at the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis. The annual award, named for Best Buy Founder Dick