Globalization

Xavier Richardson

Making a difference in South Africa

Xavier Richardson, a 2017 graduate of the Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program, recently participated in the Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) program. EESA participants spend six weeks assisting historically disadvantaged entrepreneurs in the townships around Cape Town, South Africa. The program aims to make

Alex Llodra

Gaining Global Experience

Alex Llodra wasn’t sure what to expect when she started an internship at Vandergeeten Trading Co. in Beijing. Feeling uncomfortable at the beginning of her internship while in a foreign culture turned into one of the most beneficial experiences of her life. “I am always looking for ways to develop

Warrington alumna featured by Forbes China

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jane Sun (BSAc ’92) was featured by Forbes China with a cover photo and story in the publication’s most recent issue. You can read the article about her success here. Sun ranked No. 15 on the 2017 Forbes China list of outstanding businesswomen in the country that was unveiled

Heavener School wins 2017 Champions Trophy Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four Heavener School students won the Champions Trophy Case Competition on Jan. 29-Feb. 4 in Auckland, New Zealand. It was the University of Florida’s second time winning the competition in the last three years. Simone Benscher, Connor Boles, Mateo Galvis, and Amanda Rorabaugh came

“Choosing to be extraordinary”

The Entrepreneurship & Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) program is one of the most powerful experiences offered by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center. For six weeks, UF students serve as consultants to disadvantaged entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town, South Africa. Students take a hands-on approach in helping these

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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

Roshan Patel, MBA

Student Spotlight: Roshan Patel

Roshan Patel’s commitment to servant leadership began as a UF undergraduate. That commitment continues as he pursues his UF MBA, and he hopes this weekend’s Gator Global Initiative will inspire more Gators to get involved in their communities. Learn more about Roshan, the Gator Global Initiative, and how he plans

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Heavener School takes second place in international case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from the Heavener School of Business finished in second place at the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge (TUBC) on Oct. 4-8 at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Heavener students Anthony Cofrancesco, Mary Polidan, Sherman Wilhelm, and Sarah Winter were tasked with finding a solution

Chris Vázquez

Humanitarian mission will take Heavener student to Cuba

Chris Vázquez can’t help but imagine the moment… He glances out an airplane window onto an island generations of Americans have never set foot upon. Soon, the plane’s door opens, and the Miami native is greeted with a warm, humid breeze that is equally familiar and completely foreign. Vázquez has

Ryan Good and his fellow UF students visit Haiti to assist local entrepreneurs

Student Spotlight: Ryan Good

Ryan Good, a candidate in the Hough Graduate School of Business’s Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program, recently returned from Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in Haiti. The experiential learning program—based out of Warrington’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center—brought students to Port-au-Prince for a week to assist local entrepreneurs with their ventures. Learn