Awards

Jay Ritter

Warrington finance faculty member named UF Research Foundation Professor

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

Michael Dougherty and Emily Buzby

Two Fisher alumni receive prestigious CPA award

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

Jared LeVine

Heavener student honored with award for commitment to ethics

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

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

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

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

Heavener students recognized for their excellence in leadership, community service

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

Benny Cooper and Avinash Geda

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

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

From left: UF MBA students John Wilson, Miki Hirama, Carolina Perez and Patrick Doyle with the ACG Cup.

UF MBA students claim 4th consecutive ACG Cup for the University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four UF MBA students secured the ACG Cup for the University of Florida this March. This is the fourth consecutive year students from the University of Florida have won the ACG Cup and UF’s seventh first place win overall. Carolina “Caro” Perez, Patrick Doyle,

Sandy Liu

Master of International Business student receives UF Graduate Student Mentoring Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sandy Liu (BSBA Information Systems and Operations Management ’18, MIB ’19) was one of six recipients of the University of Florida Graduate Student Mentoring Award presented at UF’s Graduate Student Research Day this week. The Graduate Student Mentoring Award, given by the UF Graduate School, is intended

Sandy Hostetter with her Alumnus of the Year Award.

Financial services expert named Bergstrom Center’s Alumnus of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. – Sandy Hostetter was honored as the 2019 Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center’s Alumnus of the Year at its annual Trends & Strategies Conference at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando. She is the second female recipient of the award. Hostetter is Central Florida Market President at SunTrust Bank.

Robert Knechel

Fisher School professor receives doctoral mentorship award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, is one of five recipients of the 2018-2019 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award from the University of Florida Graduate School. The award recognizes a standard of excellence, innovation and effectiveness