Awards

Yihao Liu and Joyce Bono hold their awards from Personnel Psychology

Management professor wins award for best article on how ‘managerial derailment’ affects women more than men

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III Professor, received the 2017 Best Article Award from Personnel Psychology for a paper titled, “Dropped on the way to the top: Gender and managerial derailment.” The Best Article Award is designed to recognize individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to Personnel Psychology through their scholarship and the impact that scholarship has made on the industry. Personnel Psychology published 21 papers in 2017, three of which the Best Article Award Committee selected as finalists

Nicolette Duong

Master of International Business alumna selected for UF Hall of Fame

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Master of International Business alumna Nicolette Duong was inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame this spring. Since 1921, the UF Hall of Fame has recognized seniors and graduate students who have consistently demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving the University of Florida through campus and community involvement, participation in organized campus activities and scholastic achievement. It is one of the most prestigious honors awarded to students by the Division of Student Affairs at the

Pablo Garces and Brian De Souza with their first place $25,000 check at the Big Idea Competition.

Carbon emissions tracking app wins $25,000 in Big Idea Competition

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – LiveGreen won first place at the 2019 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition. Led by CEO and Co-Founder Brian De Souza and CTO and Co-Founder Pablo Garces, LiveGreen is a mobile platform that empowers people to reduce their carbon footprint so they can be part of the solution to end climate change in one generation. LiveGreen does so by allowing people to track, reduce and offset their daily emissions. Through LiveGreen’s proprietary database, the platform makes it easy

Nick Ramos and Chris Salinas

UF MBA Full-Time students named to Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute UF MBA Full-Time students Nick Ramos and Chris Salinas were named to Poets & Quants’ Class of 2019 Best & Brightest MBAs. Read more about why Nick and Chris chose UF MBA, how they’ve transformed throughout the UF MBA process, where they’ll be working after graduating this spring and more from Poets & Quants.

Jay Ritter

Warrington finance faculty member named UF Research Foundation Professor

Reading Time: 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Jay Ritter, Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair, was one of 32 faculty members at the University of Florida to be named a UF Research Foundation (UFRF) Professor for 2019-2022. The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their fields. “The UFRF Professorships recognize our most innovative and productive faculty, the best examples of researchers and scholars

Michael Dougherty and Emily Buzby

Two Fisher alumni receive prestigious CPA award

Reading Time: 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Fisher School of Accounting alumni Emily Buzby and Michael Dougherty received the Elijah Watt Sells Award, given to CPA candidates who obtain a cumulative average score above 95.90 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, pass all four sections on their first attempt and have completed testing in 2018. Out of the nearly 86,000 people who took the CPA Exam in 2018, only 110 candidates met the criteria to receive the Elijah Watt Sells Award.

Jared LeVine

Heavener student honored with award for commitment to ethics

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jared LeVine was named the 2018-2019 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year Award. He is the third recipient of this prestigious award. The Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year Award honors students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics in business, as evidenced through academic excellence, leadership, personal integrity and civic engagement. “I am extremely honored to be able to represent

Gator Ubiquity statue with overlay of 40 Under 40 logo and seven circles with portraits of each 40 Under 40 winner.

Seven Warrington alumni named to inaugural 40 Under 40

Reading Time: 8 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Alumni from across the Warrington College of Business were named to the first 40 Under 40, presented on the University of Florida campus during the Orange & Blue weekend festivities. Presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association, the 40 Under 40 honors Gators who are going greater in their communities and professions, continuing the tradition of the Outstanding Young Alumni event, which honored alumni achievements that positively impacted The Gator Nation from 2006-2018. Of the Warrington

From left: Alaina Brown, Ophir Rotem, Suzy Dabage and Katelyn Chandler.

Heavener students recognized for their excellence in leadership, community service

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business inducted a new student into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded three students the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet on April 9. Ophir Rotem was the latest Heavener students to be installed into the Heavener Hall of Fame, while Alaina Brown, Katelyn Chandler and Suzanne “Suzy” Dabage were the newest recipients of the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award. “It is our pleasure to

Benny Cooper and Avinash Geda

Management and Information Systems & Operations Management PhD students honored with teaching awards

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ph.D. students Avinash Geda and Benny Cooper were awarded Warrington College of Business Ph.D. Teaching Awards for the spring 2018 and fall 2018 semesters, respectively. The award is presented by the Teaching & Learning Center at Warrington to recognize outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The recipient for each semester is selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee. Geda is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in Warrington’s Department of Information Systems & Operations Management. His research interests include