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Heavener students inducted into Warrington Hall of Fame

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Hannah Wampole and Mikaela Moore were inducted into the Warrington College of Business Administration Hall of Fame during the Heavener School of Business Awards on April 10 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. Wampole, a senior Marketing major with minors in Entrepreneurship and Leadership, has held extensive leadership positions within the School. She has served as a Career and Academic Peer Mentor, a First-Year Florida Peer Leader and later President of the Warrington Diplomats, a

Heavener students win Johnson & Johnson National Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of five students from the Heavener School of Business at the Warrington College of Business Administration earned first place in the 2012 Johnson & Johnson National Case Competition on March 30 at the company’s headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J. Eileen Cowdery (senior, marketing), Chris Howard (junior, finance), Jessica Krutchik (sophomore, marketing), Ali Thompson (junior, finance) and Mike Treiser (junior, economics) successfully represented Heavener and outlasted nine universities from across the country. The team earned $3,000

UF SIFE claims another regional championship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Students in Free Enterprise team (SIFE) at the Heavener School of Business in the Warrington College of Business Administration earned its 13th consecutive regional title at the 2012 SIFE USA Regional Competition on April 2 in Atlanta. UF SIFE’s victory in the League 3 division qualified the team for the 2012 SIFE USA National Exposition on May 22-24 in Kansas City, Mo. In addition to submitting an annual report, project verification form, team data sheet and

UF trustees OK naming building, business school for Heavener

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida trustees today unanimously approved naming the undergraduate school of business and a new building that will house it for alumnus James W. “Bill” Heavener. The approval comes as UF prepares to launch a $35 million initiative partnering UF, the Warrington College of Business Administration, a lead gift from Heavener, and private funding from other donors to invest in undergraduate business education. “Bill has proved time and again what an intensely loyal Gator he is.

MSE student to compete in regional business plan competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sam McPherson, a student in the Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program at the Hough Graduate School of Business, will represent the University of Florida at the NetImpact-Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge regional event at Emory University on Friday. The competition “provides a forum for students to take their idea for a sustainable product or business solution and make that idea a reality.” It encourages college students to develop entrepreneurial ventures that incorporate

UF MBA wins Florida Intercollegiate Business Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business won the Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition Feb. 9-11 at the University of South Florida. UF MBA’s winning team of John Atkinson, Denna Bettini, Brad Casey and Jennifer Gale won $10,000. UF MBA bested teams from South Florida, Florida International, Florida State and Miami. “Our team stood out from the rest because they had a great idea, it was fully developed and very well presented,” said Dr. Sean Limon,

Undergraduate Ethics Team qualifies for Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four members of the Undergraduate Ethics Team recorded a top-five finish in the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl on Nov. 12 in St. Petersburg, Fla. The team’s impressive finish in the regional competition qualified it for the APPE Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl on March 1, 2012 in Cincinnati. The team was comprised of senior Management major Abby Zayyad, junior Economics and Chinese double major John Bryan, junior Economics major Rachel Chang and

School of Business students win Target Case Study Competition

Three students from the School of Business in the Warrington College of Business Administration won the Target Case Study Competition sponsored by Target and the University of Florida’s Career Resource Center. Senior Michelle Burt, junior Jaskaran Singh and sophomore Jessica Krutchik placed first among a field of 13 teams, and will share a scholarship award of $330. The team was faced with a case involving how to continue to differentiate Target Pharmacy and increase its market share in the U.S.

UF MBA finishes second at Baylor ethics case competition

A team of students from UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business in the Warrington College of Business Administration placed second at the Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum’s 5th Annual Business MBA Case Competition held Nov. 16-­18 at Baylor University. UF MBA’s second-­place team, which earned $1,200 for their finish, consisted of Sindhura Akula, Denna Bettini, Brad Casey and Jennifer Gale. Bettini was one of three competitors named “Best Presenter” and won $250. Casey was one of

Warrington undergraduates earn awards from International Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Leticia Lopez Tiznado and Frederique Whitaker were recipients of the University of Florida’s International Center Outstanding Student Awards at the 17th Annual International Student Academic Awards Ceremony held Nov. 17. Lopez Tiznado is a senior economics major with a concentration in Political Science and certification in International Relations. A native of Mexico, Lopez Tiznado studied for two years at The United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy before enrolling at UF. She is a United