Awards

Bart Weitz wins Retailing SIG’s First Lifetime Achievement Award

Gainesville, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration is proud to announce that Professor Barton A. Weitz is the recipient of the first Lifetime Achievement Award presenting by the Retailing SIG of the American Marketing Association (AMA). Professor Weitz has been a faculty member of the Warrington College of

Steve Shugan among inaugural INFORMS Marketing Fellows

Gainesville, Fla. – Leading market researchers in the U.S. and Canada were honored in Hanover, Md. on Friday by the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science (ISMS), which announced that Steven M. Shugan was one of the inaugural 10 recipients of its new Fellow Award. This is an unparalleled achievement, heralding

Lutz named Sherwin-Williams Distinguished Teacher

Gainesville, Fla. – Richard Lutz, JCPenney Professor of Marketing, was named one of three recipients of the 2008 Sherwin-Williams Distinguished Teaching Award. The award, now in its 11th year, will be presented by the Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) at its Annual Conference in St. Petersburg November 4 – 9,

Professor Sanford Berg scores teaching hat trick for 2008

Gainesville, Fla. – Dr. Sanford Berg has been recognized for Teaching Excellence with three awards for the 2007-2008 academic year. Berg, Distinguished Service Professor in economics and director of Water Studies for the Public Utility Research Center (PURC), now has another title to add to his collection: Distinguished Teaching Scholar.

Beall and Burns named Distinguished Alums for 2008

Gainesville, Fla. – Robert Beall II and Laurie Burns received the University of Florida Distinguished Alumnus Award during commencement ceremonies for the Warrington College of Business Administration held on Sunday, May 4. Robert Beall is executive chairman of Bealls Inc., based in Bradenton, Fla., which is the parent company for

Undergrad takes 1st Place in national writing competition

Gainesville, Fla. – The Center for Management Communication is pleased to announce that Nicole Thomas, a graduating senior and a student in Warrington’s “Writing for Business” course, placed first in the Association for Business Communication’s (ABC) national 2008 Student Writing Competition. This is the second time in three years of

Undergrad Takes 1st Place in International Charrette

Gainesville, Fla. – Sylvia Borek, a graduating senior and one of Warrington’s top students, recently won first place in the 2nd Annual ACRA (American Collegiate Retailing Association) Charrette in Toronto, Canada. A Charrette is an intense, real-world case business competition in which interdisciplinary student teams solve a complex problem for

Undergrads earn top honors in business strategy challenge at Georgetown

Gainesville, Fla. – A team of undergraduates from Warrington took first place at the Fourth Annual Business Strategy Challenge held at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Team members Sarah Anassori, Leilani Diaz, Justin Fung, and Shea Parrish claimed the top spot for the University of Florida. Georgetown came in second

Marketing chair Joe Alba wins highly-coveted Converse Award

Gainesville, Fla. – Joseph W. Alba, UF Distinguished Professor of Marketing, has been chosen to receive one of the most prestigious awards in the field of marketing research: the Paul D. Converse Award. Alba currently serves as Chair of the department of Marketing. The American Marketing Association conveys the Converse

Tim Judge receives doctoral mentoring award

Gainesville, Fla. –Tim Judge, Matherly-McKethan Eminent Scholar of Management, is one of five recipients of the 2007-2008 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award from the University of Florida Graduate School. The award recognizes a standard of excellence in dedication to the support of graduate education and sponsorship of student research. Professor Judge