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Fisher students receive honorable mention at Deloitte case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Fisher School of Accounting received honorable mention for their performance in the Deloitte Tax Case Study Competition. Jennifer Glenn, Jacob Hart, Daniel Johnson and Kelsey Lueck were one of only seven teams to earn honorable mention status in the graduate division. Each student

Warrington student places second in national business writing competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Iris Zhang, a senior finance major at the Warrington College of Business Administration, finished second in the Association for Business Communication 2010 Student Writing contest. In this competition, students are presented a case scenario and are asked to construct a business correspondence in response. Entries are judged

UF team places third at Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of five UF undergraduates from the Warrington School of Business Administration took third place in the Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition held April 8-9 at Johnson & Johnson’s headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J. The Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition is a national competition

UF MBA students compete in 2010 Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition

UF MBA students Chelsey Campbell, Nick Digirolamo, Michael Scott, and Danny Zeenberg, traveled to the University of South Florida to compete in the 2010 Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition. Five other Florida universities competed against them including FSU, Miami, FAU, FIU, and USF. The six teams gathered at USF to meet

Ph.D. alum recognized at global IS conference

Gainesville, Fla. – Hong Guo (Ph.D., 2009), a graduate in Information Systems & Operations Management (ISOM), was named runner up for the 2009 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Best Doctoral Dissertation Award. ICIS is considered the premier and most prestigious conference among IS researchers worldwide. Guo’s dissertation, “For Whom

Web site created by UF student helps students find volunteer opportunities

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Center for Leadership and Service has announced a partnership with SweatMonkey, a Web-based resource created by a UF sophomore to engage students in community service. Callahan Fore, an architecture major, started SweatMonkey as a “one-stop” shop, where students can learn about service opportunities

New Finance Ph.D. wins one Finance world’s top prizes

Gainesville, Fla. – Finance grad Brandon Lockhart (PHD, 2009) is the winner the USC Marshall School of Business Trefftzs Award for best student paper. In addition to a $5,000 prize, Lockhart also received a student travel stipend to present his paper, “Adjusting to Target Capital Structure: The effect of credit

UF SIFE team receives recognition at national competition

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team finished second runner-up, making UF one of the top 48 teams in the country, in the SIFE National Exposition held April 10-12, 2009 in Philadelphia. The team was also named national winner of the HSBC Financial Literacy

MAIB students fly on “Wings of Excellence” to Alps

Gainesville, Fla. – Every year, the competition for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award offers the world’s students the unique opportunity to take part in the St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland. This year, two students from the Hough Graduate School of Business, Nicholas Campiz and Richard Woods, were accepted

SIFE team moves forward to national competition

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team returned to Gainesville as winners after participating in the Orlando, Fla. SIFE USA Regional Competition on March 23, 2009. The event was one of 16 SIFE USA Regional Competitions being held across the United States in March