Programs

MBA Case Competition

UF MBA begins case competition season with win in Pittsburgh

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from UF MBA at the Hough Graduate of Business’s Full-Time Program won the 2017 Katz Invitational Case Competition on Jan. 27-28 at the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business. The result marked UF MBA’s third win in this event in

fisher school career banquet

Inaugural banquet opens students’ eyes to accounting careers

As Mike Quackenbush (BSAc ’92, MAcc ’93) surveyed the 40-plus business students gathered for Tuesday’s Fisher School of Accounting’s “Careers in Accounting” banquet at the Hilton UF Conference Center Hotel, he recognized a familiar look on their faces. It was the same one he had about 25 years ago when

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UF MBA Executive Program ranks among best U.S. publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business’ Executive Program ranked No. 7 among U.S. public programs in Ivy Exec’s “2017 Best Executive MBA Programs.” UF MBA ranked 24th among all U.S. programs, and 34th in the world. Ivy Exec also included an overall regional ranking

“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

US News: UF MBA Online Program No. 5 in the nation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranked fifth in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “2017 Best Online MBA Programs” rankings released Tuesday. UF MBA’s Online Program, No. 4 among U.S. publics, scored 89 out of a possible 100 points. It marks

kelsey grant

Hough student turns rejection into elation, earns second UF degree

Kelsey Grant’s journey to becoming a University of Florida graduate began with an unexpected and disappointing start four years ago: A rejection letter. However, through Grant’s academic excellence, passion for technology, and desire to be a Gator, that unpleasant setback is now a distant memory. Grant will receive her Master

Student Spotlight: Victoria Turbyfill

Spending the next four years researching in a laboratory was not in Victoria Turbyfill’s plan. She was looking for a more direct route to launch her career. She found it in the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program (The Thomas S. Johnson Program) and the Gator Hatchery, the Entrepreneurship &

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Accounting programs recognized in latest TaxTalent rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate and graduate programs both ranked among the nation’s top 10 public accounting programs in TaxTalent’s 2017 “Top in Tax Survey.” The Fisher School’s Master of Accounting (MAcc) Program and its MAcc—Taxation Specialization program were both ranked No. 3 among U.S. publics

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New Challenge Awaits Incoming Heavener Director

After a successful 12-year tenure as Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA—guiding the program to extraordinary heights—Dr. Alex Sevilla is ready for a new challenge. Dr. Sevilla has been named Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business, the College’s undergraduate school. He takes over for Dr.

Joel Houston in class

The Economist: UF MBA ranks among nation’s top 10 public full-time programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business made the greatest improvement among U.S. programs in The Economist’s 2016 “Which MBA” full-time rankings, and is now ranked as the No. 10 program among U.S. publics. UF MBA climbed 18 places from last year’s rankings—only WHU’s Otto