Students

Carly Ritterband

Economics student honored with award for commitment to ethics

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Carly Ritterband was named the 2019-2020 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. She is the fourth 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 demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics in business, as evidenced through academic excellence, leadership, personal integrity and civic engagement. It feels incredible to win this award!” Ritterband said.

Leah Stokes is a UF MBA Executive student.

Executive MBA Spotlight: Leah Stokes

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UF MBA Executive program provides high-ranking business leaders with a transformational MBA experience. Learn more about Leah Stokes and her experience in the Executive program. Q: What year will you graduate from the Executive MBA program? Stokes: “I’m in the EMBA Class of 2020.” Q: What undergraduate degrees do you hold and from what institutions?  Stokes: “Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Economics — both from Converse College in South Carolina. I also have a

Man in suit poses with woman in suit at a conference

Trends Conference provides transformational experience

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Andrea Johansson (MSRE ’20) The Trends Conference assembles annually and this year the conversation did not disappoint. Trends brings together professionals that may practice in vastly different areas within the commercial real estate sector, but for two days, they congregate to discuss overarching topics that effect national and global economic trends. Within that room you are just a few degrees away from every key player in global commercial real estate. This year, the conference began just one week before

Jennifer Hilsdon is a standout student at the Heavener School of Business.

Student Spotlight: Jennifer Hilsdon

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional students from across Warrington.  As she pursues her bachelor’s degree in marketing, Jennifer Hilsdon is also working towards a Master of International Business degree as part of Warrington’s combined degree program. She also participated in study abroad programs through the Heavener School of Business with trips to

Xavier Balerdi, Sandra Rayo Orozco, Mikaela Medeiros, Vladimir Charles, Alyssa Forbess and Nicole Howe pose for a photo in their UF MBA blue polos.

UF MBA students host inaugural Diversity Weekend

Reading Time: 4 minutes When I ran for the President of our MBA Association, one of my main goals was to increase and celebrate the diversity within the UF MBA program. To honor that commitment, I set out to create a committee of individuals that shared my passion to help create a new, diversity focused immersive experience for individuals interested in our UF MBA. In the fall we came together as a team to plan and organize our inaugural Diversity Weekend for prospective students.

Ethics Competition team finished in the top four

Warrington ethics team finishes in top four

Reading Time: < 1 minute A team of undergraduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finished in the top four of 20 teams at the Milgard Invitational Case Competition on Social Responsibility. Jacob Orlick, Carly Ritterband and Isabella Roman-Secor made up the Warrington team. The ninth annual competition took place from on February 28 on campus at the University of Washington – Tacoma, Milgard School of Business. The Warrington team competed against schools from the University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania, University

Jenna Griffiths

Student Spotlight: Jenna Griffiths

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This series features exceptional students from across Warrington. Jenna came to the Master of International Business (MIB) program from the Heavener School of Business as a marketing major in January 2019. Learn more about what makes Jenna a standout student from the Warrington College of Business. Q: Tell us about yourself. Griffiths:

Luke Vescovi

Student Spotlight: Luke Vescovi

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This series features exceptional students from across Warrington. Luke Vescovi is current combined Master of Science in Management (MSM) student with an undergraduate major in biotechnology. Learn more about what makes Luke a standout student from the Warrington College of Business. Q: Tell us about yourself. Vescovi: “I am a senior MSM

Sheila Austin, Brittany Cole, Jill Davis and Bismarie Plasencia

Entrepreneurship students consult with local business owner to revamp marketing efforts and prepare for Guinness World Record attempt

Reading Time: 3 minutes Jill Davis (BSA ’09) has long been passionate about animals. You can see it across her business, non-profit organization and ideas for products that benefit our furry companions. But in the time since the University of Florida alumna and Gainesville Entrepreneurship and Adversity Program participant first started her pet daycare Dogs Rule and her non-profit Animals Helping Humans and Humans Helping Animals (AHHHHA), a lot has changed. Shifting technology has outdated her website and social media platforms have altered the

Four UF MBA students and their advisor hold their large $10,000 check from the Katz Case Competition

How UF MBA took home the first-place win at the Katz Invitational Case Competition

Reading Time: 3 minutes Compete (v): to strive consciously for an objective When Ali Kassam (BSBA ’15, MBA ’20) and Nick Carpenter (MBA ’20) asked Chelsea Creech (MBA ’21) and I to be a part of their case competition team, we had no idea what we were getting in to. We knew that Ali and Nick wanted a second chance at winning the Katz Invitational Case Competition and that their expectations were high. But we knew absolutely nothing about case competitions. We were asked