Students

Bala Poddar

Doubling UF Degrees

Growing up in Gainesville, Bala Poddar always wanted to graduate from the University of Florida. On Saturday, he makes that dream a reality for the second time. Poddar received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from UF in 2011 and returned to graduate from the UF MBA program. From the very

International Business Ethics Case Competition

Warrington teams thrive at ethics case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington undergraduate and graduate teams recorded first-place finishes at the International Business Ethics Case Competition April 19-21 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel and Spa in Santa Monica, Calif. “It has been a pleasure working with these students, and they all did an excellent job representing the University of

Band.It

Camera accessory earns top honor at Big Idea Competition

Band.It, an accessory made to protect and provide grip on camera lenses, won first place at the 2017 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition on Friday. The company won the first-place prize of $25,000 and is made up of Christopher Cooper, Domenic Aluise, Elezar Tonev, Maximilian Gazeroglu. The Big Idea

Megan Towzey

Warrington student receives ethics award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Megan Towzey was named the 2016-2017 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. She is the first recipient of this prestigious award. The honor recognizes students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics

Nick DeRobertis

Doctoral student honored for outstanding teaching

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Nick DeRobertis was honored with the College’s Fall 2016 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award is presented by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment and selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee, recognizing outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. DeRobertis taught Debt and Money Markets (FIN4243) during the fall

UF Presidential Service Awards

Warrington students receive service award

Warrington College of Business students Evan Hauser, Abdul-Kader Okab (not pictured), Michael Todd and Bo Walters were recipients of the 2017 University of Florida Presidential Service Award. The Presidential Service Award recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who dedicate themselves to promoting social justice, community awareness and civic engagement on campus

Warrington students invested in Big Idea Competition

Warrington students Bo Starr (BSBA-FIN ’17) and Aaron Froug (BSBA-ES ’17) have a big goal. Their company, Interest Investments, is creating a plan to get millennials more involved in the investing world. Interest Investments is one of 16 teams competing in the 2017 Big Idea Gator Business Competition, presented by

Fisher School Spring Banquet

Fisher School honors students at awards banquet

Sallie Stern was named the Chrislynn Freed Master of Accounting Outstanding Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting’s Spring Awards Banquet on April 13 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The award is selected by a faculty vote and is the highest honor awarded to

Heavener Hall of Fame

Heavener School delivers prestigious awards

The Heavener School of Business inducted four students into the Heavener Hall of Fame and presented four students with the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award. Corey Ashmeade, Kara Conley, Kristin Fanto and Rachel Halfaker were welcomed into the Heavener Hall of Fame while Hannah Olmstead, Jade Mulvaney, Ralph Sherman

Symposium encourages students to be ethical in business

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener Business Ethics Ambassadors, which assist the Poe Business Center at the Warrington College of Business, hosted the Ethics in the Workplace Symposium on Wednesday night. The event gave seniors an opportunity to accept an oath to be ethical in their future business ventures. They signed cards