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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

Jason Ward

International associate director again honored for excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jason Ward, Associate Director of International Programs at the Heavener School of Business, is a recipient of the University of Florida’s Superior Accomplishment Division 3 Award. Division 3 encompasses all schools, colleges, departments and units under the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic

Horace Tucker, Barrie Eisenberg, Mary Polidan, Joey Couture and Sarah Winter

Heavener School secures another impressive case competition finish

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business finished in second place at the Scotiabank International Case Competition this past weekend at the University of Western Ontario’s (Canada) Ivey Business School. The team of Joey Couture, Barrie Eisenberg, Mary Polidan and Sarah Winter recorded the Heavener School’s third second-place finish

Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia) claimed the inaugural Heavener International Case Competition

Inaugural Heavener International Case Competition a rousing success

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener International Case Competition crowned its first-ever champion as Queensland University of Technology (Australia) won the inaugural event this past weekend. QUT advanced through a competitive 20-team field, including an impressive group in the final round, to claim the title. The final round had four teams

Barrie Eisenberg, Kristin Fanto and Kate Benesch prepare Heavener International Case Competition

Heavener School hosts the world

For nearly a decade, business schools all over the globe have welcomed the Heavener School of Business to their case competitions. Now it’s the Heavener School’s turn to return the favor. The inaugural Heavener International Case Competition, one of the few international case competitions held in the U.S., begins today

Jason Ward, Kathy Rupar, Sean Limon and John Banko

Warrington honors educators with undergraduate teaching, advising awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Professors John Banko, M. Sean Limon and Kathy Rupar, and Associate Director of International Programs Jason Ward are recipients of the College’s 2015-16 Undergraduate Teaching/Advising Awards. John Banko: Dr. Banko is a Lecturer in the Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate. He was recognized for his

Dr. Subhajyoti (Shubho) Bandyopadhyay

Hough graduate programs rank in top five among U.S. publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four master’s programs from the Hough Graduate School of Business were ranked in the top five among U.S. public business programs in Eduniversal’s Best Masters Ranking 2015/2016. The Hough School’s Master of Science in Management and Master of International Business both ranked second among U.S. public programs

Valeria Volkova, Catalina Angeli, Gulver Karamemis, Zhe Shen, Joe Rojo, and Dr. Angela Lindner

Warrington international students recognized for achievement

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Warrington College of Business received the University of Florida’s International Center’s Outstanding International Student Award on Nov. 17. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s