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Undergraduate team finishes second at Asian Business Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team comprised of undergraduate students from the Warrington College of Business Administration continued the College’s impressive run in international competitions placing second at the Asian Business Case Competition. The event, which was hosted by Nanyang Business School in Singapore, concluded Wednesday. Warrington’s undergraduate teams have placed second in two of its past three international case competitions. Warrington finished second at the International Case Competition at Maastricht University (The Netherlands) May 8-13. The Asian Business Case Competition

Warrington undergraduate programs place 17th among publics by U.S. News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The undergraduate business program at the Warrington College of Business Administration ranked 17th among all U.S. public business schools in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2012 issue. Warrington was ranked 28th overall and placed prominently in seven specialty categories. Warrington ranked no lower than 13th in any of the categories among public business programs and included four top-10 finishes and two top-five finishes. Warrington’s top-five finishes were in Real Estate (fourth) and Quantitative Analysis (fifth),

Fisher Ph.D. students receive significant honors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Stephen Brown, a Ph.D. student at the Fisher School of Accounting at the Warrington College of Business Administration, is a recipient of a 2011 American Accounting Association/Grant Thornton Doctoral Dissertation Award for Innovation in Accounting Education. The award, one of only five given annually by the AAA, is designed to assist third-year or fourth-year Ph.D. students conducting innovative research in any area of accounting. The research must clearly demonstrate a substantial degree of innovation relative to the

Fisher students honored at Spring Awards Banquet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Allison Kays was named MAcc Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting Spring Awards Banquet held April 21 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. Kays maintained a 4.0 grade-point average at Fisher en route to attaining a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting through the 3/2 Program. She was also involved in the Fisher School Women in Accounting Symposium, the PricewaterhouseCoopers xTAX Case Competition, the Monster Diversity Leadership Program and SIFE Ethics

UF SIFE reaches semifinal round of SIFE National Exposition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF SIFE continued its streak of impressive performances at the SIFE National Exposition reaching the semifinal round of this year’s competition last week in Minneapolis. The appearance in the semifinal round places UF SIFE among the top 20 SIFE teams in the country. “The competition both in the opening round and the semifinal was some of the best we have seen so this was quite an accomplishment for our team,” said Josh Funderburke, Assistant Director for Career

Warrington seniors among those honored at School of Business Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Seniors Ashley Boccuzzi and Jerri-Ann Berry were inducted into the Warrington College of Business Administration Hall of Fame during the School of Business Awards held April 12 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. Michael Pascual was also named WCBA Freshman of the Year. Boccuzzi, a senior Finance major with minors in Spanish and Religion, served as Council Chair of the Warrington Welcome Peer Leader Advisory Committee, a Warrington Welcome Peer Leader and on the First

Warrington graduates honored with Outstanding Young Alumni Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business Administration graduates Melissa Hilliard, Scott Bridgman and Peter Chung were recipients of the University of Florida Outstanding Young Alumni Award this past weekend. The Outstanding Young Alumni Awards recognize graduates under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in business, community or service. Hilliard (BSPR, ’02, MBA ’08), representing the Hough Graduate School of Business, is the Media Relations Manager for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control coordinating with national, international, trade

UF SIFE wins regional championship for 12th consecutive year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team at the Warrington College of Business Administration won its 12th consecutive regional championship at the 2011 SIFE USA Regional Competition in Atlanta. The competition was one of 12 regionals that took place throughout the country over the past four weeks. The victory in the League 10 division advances UF SIFE to the 2011 SIFE USA National Exposition May 10-12 in Minneapolis, Minn. Competing teams present an annual report, project verification

UF SIFE, Wells Fargo team up for “Day of Difference”

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team at the Warrington College of Business Administration and Wells Fargo Bank participated in the fifth annual Day of Difference on Feb. 25 touching the lives of thousands of elementary students in the Gainesville area. Day of Difference has evolved into one of the largest single-day volunteer education efforts in Alachua County. SIFE students visit area schools presenting a fun and interactive curriculum focusing on the principles of market economics, entrepreneurship

Warrington undergraduate programs ranked 16th in premier magazine

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the Warrington College of Business Administration’s undergraduate programs 16th among U.S. public business schools in its Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2011 rankings. Warrington’s undergraduate programs ranked 42nd overall— its highest rating in the six-year history of Bloomberg Businessweek’s undergraduate ranking— improving 13 places from 2010. The high ranking is even more impressive considering the total number of schools ranked has grown significantly placing Warrington’s undergraduate programs among the top one-third of all universities both