Globalization

UF President W. Kent Fuchs, Jason Ward and his wife, Michelle, and Warrington Dean John Kraft

International Center honors Warrington again for global education excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jason Ward, the Associate Director of International Programs at the Heavener School of Business, received the University of Florida’s 2015 Staff International Educator of the Year Award on Monday at the Keene Faculty Center in Dauer Hall. The Staff International Educator of the Year Award, presented by

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Global entrepreneurs gather at UF

The Warrington College of Business and its Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center proudly host the 19th Annual Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Conference on today and Saturday. Learn why this event is a major step in the Center’s growth.

Robert Knechel

Knechel named to Dutch Foundation for Auditing Research’s board

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W R Knechel, the Frederick Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair at the Fisher School of Accounting, was named to the board of the newly-created Dutch Foundation for Auditing Research (FAR). FAR, which officially launched on October 20, was created to provide “a unique collaboration between science and

Justin Rich, Kaily Benedict, Dr. Sean Limon, Joey Couture and Jasmin Tahirovic

Heavener School records another top finish in international case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –The Heavener School of Business finished second in the SDS Case Competition on Aug. 20-29 in Queenstown, New Zealand. The Heavener School has now finished second in both of its international case competitions this fall. The Heavener School was a finalist in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge on

Steven Elkington, Austin Williams, Samantha Pace and Harrison Tool

Heavener School claims second place in Bangkok

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from the Heavener School of Business at UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration placed second in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge (TUBC) on Aug. 11-15 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Heavener School picked up where it left off last year when it reached

Natalie Martinez, Ashley Glantz, Sean Limon, Melissa Morlan and Andrew Karay

Hough Graduate School of Business wins Montreal case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Hough Graduate School of Business won the HEC Montreal International Graduate Competition on May 1 in Montreal. Andrew Karay, Natalie Martinez and Melissa Morlan—all students in the Master of International Business (MIB) program—and Ashley Glantz, a Master of Science in Management (MSM) student,

Austin Williams, Justin Rich, Dr. Sean Limon, Kaily Benedict and Joey Couture

Heavener School wraps up case competition season with second-place finish

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business concluded its international case competition season with a second-place finish in the International Case Competition at Maastricht University (ICC@M) on April 19-25 in the Netherlands. Kaily Benedict, who received the competition’s Best Speaker Award, Joey Couture, Justin Rich and Austin Williams guided

Jamie Shisler

Study abroad transforms gymnast into a Global Gator

Jamie Shisler was bored on a Wednesday night three years ago. Her solution? Catch a flight to Budapest. It’s the inspired and envious answer only a study abroad student can muster. “We had no expectations for it,” Shisler remembered. “It ended up being one of the best weekends ever.” Proponents

Sean Limon, Harrison Tool, Melissa Morlan, Samantha Pace and Joseph Couture

Three cheers for Heavener’s case competition winners

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Heavener School of Business won the Champions Trophy Case Competition at the University of Auckland Business School in New Zealand on Jan. 31. This win marks the third international case competition the Heavener School has won this academic year, and the second consecutive

Brittany Wood, Stephanie DioGuardi, Shruti Shah, and Luis Franco

Heavener students win case competition in Australia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Heavener School of Business won the inaugural Australian Undergraduate Business Case Competition in Brisbane, Australia. Stephanie DioGuardi, Luis Franco, Shruti Shah and Brittany Wood competed against 15 schools hailing from 11 countries. The Heavener team was one of only two U.S. teams that