Students

The winning team of Heavener School of Business students with their check from the Johnson & Johnson Case Competition.

Heavener student brings consulting skills to real-world scenario at the Johnson & Johnson Case Competition

By Camila Vincent de Urquiza, BSBA ’20 Throughout my time at UF, my interests have greatly varied, shifting from journalism, to law, and finally to marketing in the Heavener School of Business. I knew that I enjoyed psychology, and I needed a field where I could be creative and solve

Team of four Warrington women competes at MIT Real Estate Case Competition

By Sugandha Sharma, Tori Carmichael, Li Yang and Ilona Day The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work. – Thomas A. Edison We almost missed the opportunity Edison refers to in his quote. While trying to understand

Peili Stroud

Transforming from a contributor to a driver

After working as a general manager for Asian chain restaurant Panda Express for almost five years, Peili Stroud (MBA ’19) was looking to make a career transition. She had been running five different stores in Central Florida and knew she wanted to transition into a new career that could help

From left: Warrington graduate students Justin Schlakman, Natalia Leal, Suzy Dabage, Olivia Piatkowski and Stephanie Barahona.

Warrington students excel in International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took top honors at the 2019 International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC). IBESCC is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious event of its kind. Undergraduate and graduate students from around the world

Jared LeVine

Heavener student honored with award for commitment to ethics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jared LeVine was named the 2018-2019 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year Award. He is the third recipient of this prestigious award. The Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year Award honors students in the Warrington College of Business who have

Sixteen teams advance one step closer to being the $25,000 Big Idea Competition winner

By Christine Haworth, BSBA ’18, MSE ’19 This past Friday, the “Sweet 16” final contestants for the Big Idea Competition were announced. Over 200 teams originally registered to be in the competition back in December, the most initial entrants the competition has seen since its inception. The 16 teams that

GSIF continues rapid growth

The Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF) made a $13,440 donation to the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program this spring. In 2017, the fund announced it would be making annual payments through an endowment-like structure that pays three percent of the portfolio value to the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program, which

From left: Alaina Brown, Ophir Rotem, Suzy Dabage and Katelyn Chandler.

Heavener students recognized for their excellence in leadership, community service

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business inducted a new student into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded three students the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet on April 9. Ophir Rotem was the latest Heavener students to be installed into the

Benny Cooper and Avinash Geda

Management and Information Systems & Operations Management PhD students honored with teaching awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ph.D. students Avinash Geda and Benny Cooper were awarded Warrington College of Business Ph.D. Teaching Awards for the spring 2018 and fall 2018 semesters, respectively. The award is presented by the Teaching & Learning Center at Warrington to recognize outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The

From left: UF MBA students John Wilson, Miki Hirama, Carolina Perez and Patrick Doyle with the ACG Cup.

UF MBA students claim 4th consecutive ACG Cup for the University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four UF MBA students secured the ACG Cup for the University of Florida this March. This is the fourth consecutive year students from the University of Florida have won the ACG Cup and UF’s seventh first place win overall. Carolina “Caro” Perez, Patrick Doyle,