Awards

Leigh Smadbeck was given the University of Florida’s Professional Advisor of the Year Award

Heavener advisor receives UF Advising Award

Leigh Smadbeck, Academic Advisor and Career Coach at the Heavener School of Business, received the University of Florida’s Professional Advisor of the Year Award. UF hosted a reception announcing the winners on April 6. She also received the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Advising Award for the Warrington College of Business before receiving

UF MBA wins ACG Case Competition

UF MBA wins ACG Cup

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four University of Florida MBA students won the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup on March 30. The event was hosted by AGC’s Tampa Bay chapter. The UF MBA team consisted of Wes Caplan, Ryan O’Farrell, Jordan Schulz and Jonathan Siragusa. This is the

Dena Roberts

Dena Roberts receives Graduate Student Council Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dena Roberts, the Associate Director of Master of International Business program, was honored by the Graduate Student Council with the Award for Outstanding Service by a Staff Member. The award represents the 2016-17 academic year. Roberts is involved in the advising, admissions and recruiting process for the

Mo Wang

Dr. Mo Wang receives prestigious achievement award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Mo Wang, the Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair and Full Professor at the Warrington College of Business, was selected as the 2017 recipient of the Academy of Management (AOM) Organizational Behavior Division’s Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement of an early- to

Robert Knechel

Eminent Scholar honored for contributions to auditing literature

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Robert Knechel was honored by the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association at its 2017 midyear meeting.  Dr. Knechel was given an award highlighting his notable contributions to auditing literature, specifically for a paper titled Audit Fees: A Meta-analysis of the

Dr. Amanda Phalin honored with Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Amanda Phalin, Lecturer in the Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, was the recipient of the 2016 Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award. The award is given annually to the Warrington College of Business professor whose teaching best exemplified the use of technology over the past year.

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

george and lisa etheridge

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