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5 benefits fathers experience at UF MBA

In honor of Father’s Day, we asked five dads from the UF MBA South Florida program about the benefits they’ve experienced as a father pursuing their MBA at the University of Florida.   Motivation to pursue an MBA “When I started the MBA program, my oldest daughter Natalie was turning

Global Immersion Experience in Dublin brings business lessons to life for Executive MBA students

By Kevin Ott My name is Kevin Ott, and I live in Orlando, Florida. I am currently enrolled in the Executive MBA (EMBA) program at the University of Florida. As I approach the mid-point of the program, I can honestly say it was a great decision to pursue a UF

GSIF gives back to scholarship program

The Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF) made a $9,500 donation to the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program this spring. Last year, the fund announced it would be making annual payments through an endowment-like structure that pays three percent of the portfolio value to the Florida Opportunity Scholars Program, which pursues

Real estate students learn through experience in capstone project

The Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate program completed its annual capstone project on May 3. This year’s winner was Team Ken, which consisted of Ken Trujillo, Aaron Banks, Peter Starr, Scott Steckroth and Prosper Surujon. The competition provides MSRE students with one final experiential learning opportunity

2018 International Business Ethics Case Competition

Warrington students compete in International Business Ethics Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Undergraduate and graduate students from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida took top honors at the International Business Ethics Case Competition in April. The graduate student team came in first place in the 10-minute presentation among graduate teams, and the undergraduate student team

UF MBA students get behind-the-scenes look at Raymond James and Amgen on Tampa City Trek

UF MBA students across its Full-Time, Professional and Executive programs visited Tampa-based companies Raymond James and Amgen for an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience. Students had the opportunity to meet and network with executives, many of which are UF MBA alumni, and learn about the day-to-day operations of each company. “At UF

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Heavener students honored with prestigious awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business inducted two new students into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded four of students with the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet on April 25. Kristiana Caine and John Goracke were the latest Heavener

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Mastering motherhood and an MBA

When London Tawfik (Executive MBA ’18) was searching for an MBA program, she was interested in finding one that encouraged teamwork among students, provided a great return on investment, and offered flexibility so she could continue her job in test engineering and automation. After looking at programs in the Tampa

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Warrington: A College Focused on More Than Academics

By Michael Cizek Ever wonder about the difference between a college and a university? A university requires students to take broad academic coursework, giving the pupil a “universal” educational experience. That’s why it’s called a university. Cool, huh? But a college focuses specifically on applicable coursework. That’s why the Warrington

Biotechnology company wins Big Idea Competition

ExoTech BioScience won the first-place prize of $25,000 at the 2018 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition. Led by CEO Nasser Nassiri Koopaei, the company was established to innovate and deliver products and services based on exosome technology for molecular and cell biology research, therapeutic and diagnostic purposes, particularly cancer.