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Celebrating Warrington’s summer graduates

The Warrington College of Business celebrates all 343 students graduating this summer. As students prepare for our virtual commencement ceremony on August 15 at 7 p.m., we congratulate all students participating, whether they’re receiving their bachelor’s degree or doctorate. Learn more about the experiences of these three summer graduates and their future plans. JULIA ARTZI – BSBA ’20 Coming into UF, I set three general goals for myself in Warrington Welcome: get involved, study abroad and complete a combined degree program.

Student Spotlight: Emily Bombardi

Last fall, the Master of International Business (MIB) program launched its online program. The first group of students from the Online MIB program are graduating this summer. Emily Bombardi is one such student. Read on as she shares about her experience in the Online MIB program. Q: Please tell is about your background and what led you to do the Online MIB program. Bombardi: “I help international companies expand into international markets. Being fluently trilingual (English, Portuguese and Spanish), and

Heavener student creates marketing competition for students who lost internships due to COVID-19

In March, I was interviewing with different music industry companies for a summer internship. That soon came to an abrupt halt when companies transitioned online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the companies I was interested in decided to cancel their summer internship opportunities, I knew I had to utilize this time wisely, so I started making marketing plans on my own. I spoke with some friends and asked if they would want to compete against me. We would each

UF students use down time to create commerce

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center Director Jamie Kraft and marketing student Cheyenne Keating (BSBA ’22) are featured in this story about UF students who are using their free time to work on entrepreneurial projects.  See what Kraft had to say about these student ventures and learn more about Keating’s illustration business in this story from The Gainesville Sun. 

Worried about online courses? Warrington faculty share tips for students learning online

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant changes to our lives. While teaching courses online might be new for some, at the Warrington College of Business, it’s something we’ve been doing for the past two decades. For any student new to online learning, rest assured that our online education is one of the strongest thanks to Warrington’s faculty and resources.  We asked a few of our faculty members to share their approach to online teaching, how they make it engaging for students

How persistence and grit helped this real estate student land an internship during the COVID-19 pandemic

“If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.” Just a few months ago, in February, I had the fortune of choosing between two great internship offers – one from an industry leader in real estate market data, and the other from one of the largest real estate services company in the world. The initial recruitment cycle was a whirlwind to say the least, but I was lucky enough to have Business Career Services Associate Director and Career Coach

See where UF MBA Full-Time students are interning this summer

UF MBA Full-Time students are spending their summers interning in impactful roles for companies across the country. While most internships have gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these internships still provide an opportunity to put learning into practice at some of the world’s most respected brands. Hear from four students as they experience their internships. Rachelle Antoine, Owens Corning “I am interning with Owens Corning as their Strategic Marketing intern as a part of their Strategic Leadership Development Program.

Motivation to begin or an excuse to slack off?

Research from Marketing Ph.D. student Camilla Song in collaboration with UCLA shows that fresh-start dates can serve as either – it’s a two-way nudge.  Read more about the research in the UCLA Anderson Review. 

Student spotlight: Lucy Zhang

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional people from across Warrington.  Learn more about what makes Lucy Zhang, a PhD student in the ISOM department, a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: When will you graduate with your PhD? Zhang: “I will graduate in the summer of 2022.

Consumer behavior and smartphones

Marketing Ph.D. student Camilla Song discusses her research on how smartphones can influence consumer behavior. Watch Song explain in this video from UF Research.