Students

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

Students rate UF MBA tops for finance in Princeton Review

Gainesville, Fla. – Entrepreneur Magazine, the nation’s leading publication for and about entrepreneurs, reports in its April issue the MBA programs most highly rated by their students in six areas key to a successful career in business. The UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business received honors in

UF wins first place in Russell IM&R Case Competition

Gainesville, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration’s Student Investment Club (SIC) secured another victory for The Gator Nation as it captured first place at the annual Russell Investment Management and Research Case Competition. Undergraduate SIC team members Tolulope Bukola, Matt Hayes and Alexandra Mirchev competed with rival investment

Fisher students named 2008 KPMG Diversity Leaders

Gainesville, Fla. – KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm, has selected Fisher School of Accounting students Sharon Koele and Tatiana Lewinsky for its 2008 Future Diversity Leaders (FDL) class. Koele and Lewinsky are among 51 students from across the U.S. who were chosen to participate in the FDL

Warrington freshman wins UF’s 2008-09 Common Reading Essay Contest

Gainesville, Fla. – Amber Laniewski, a first-year student in the Warrington College of Business Administration, is one of two winners of the university’s 2008-09 Common Reading Program Essay Contest. Amber, an Englewood resident, submitted an essay based on this year’s common reading book “When the Rivers Run Dry: Water—The Defining

UF grads cross bridge to business education

Gainesville, Fla. – In May 2008, 23 students joined with the Hough Graduate School of Business in a new and very different type of program. These individuals were part of the first-ever cohort of the Post Doctoral Bridge (PDB) program for non-business Ph.D. holders, created to prepare participants for teaching