Students

Brewing a Starbucks from the ground up

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) student Warner Walker starts his day like many in the world – with a cup of coffee. Recently, because of the heat in Atlanta, he’s been drinking a vanilla sweet cream cold brew from Starbucks. If, like Walker, you’ve ever ordered a coffee from a

Fisher School hosts 11th Annual Women in Accounting Symposium

The Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business recognized the importance and impact of its female students and alumnae at the 11th Annual Women in Accounting Symposium on Sept. 29. “I never dreamed that when I started in 1973 in public accounting that I’d

Meet the newest Full-Time MBA students

In 2017, 54 people started the UF MBA Full-Time program. Here are a few numbers that give a snapshot of the new students and the diverse perspectives they bring to the program. Learn more about UF MBA and how you can be a part of it.

Jordan Sherit

Sherit all about business in football and abroad

Originally written by Scott Carter, FloridaGators.com GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It’s a story Hillsborough High football coach Earl Garcia has told many times and one that resurfaces each time he runs into former Gators head coach Will Muschamp. If Garcia had not called Muschamp in the summer of 2012 for clarity,

Gabe Hensley

Student Spotlight: Gabriel Hensley

Air Force Combat Rescue Officer Gabriel Hensley lives in Cocoa Beach with his wife and four children. As an active officer of the Air Force, Gabriel balances his military duties and his entrepreneurial dreams. He completed UF’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program, which inspired him to enroll in the Master of Science

Alex Llodra

Gaining Global Experience

Alex Llodra wasn’t sure what to expect when she started an internship at Vandergeeten Trading Co. in Beijing. Feeling uncomfortable at the beginning of her internship while in a foreign culture turned into one of the most beneficial experiences of her life. “I am always looking for ways to develop

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