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Selling UF MBA’s new South Florida home

The UF MBA Weekend Professional program in South Florida provided Mike Ciadella with the financial education to change his career from advertising technology sales to commercial real estate. Two years after graduating, Ciadella was using his knowledge to benefit the program. UF MBA opened its new facility in Miramar in 2019, and Ciadella (MBA ’17) and his team at Cushman & Wakefield sold the property that now houses the new South Florida MBA campus. “It was very unique to be

10 top Warrington stories from 2020

2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least. From the loss of our beloved college namesake to a brand-new dean to an alumnus who accidentally emailed the entire university, it was a year filled with highs and lows, and kept us at the edge of our seats all 366 days (2020 had to be extra and also be a leap year). To recap all that happened at Warrington this year, we collected the top 10 most popular stories

Your top 5 Full-Time MBA questions answered, with student Kristyn Cadwell

We recently asked UF MBA student Kristyn Cadwell (BAE ’15, MEd ’16, MBA ’21) to walk us through a day in her life as a member of the Full-Time MBA program. As part of Kristyn’s day, she answered questions from you on Instagram Stories about some of her favorite things about the program, what she does outside of class and why she chose UF MBA. Read on to see Kristyn’s answers to your top questions. Question 1: Who’s your favorite

UF MBA named program with best classroom experience, resources for minority students

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Full-Time MBA program offers a host of benefits to its students including a top-ranked degree, the second highest ROI in the nation and excellent career placement ratings, among others. According to The Princeton Review, it can now add one of the best classroom experiences and best resources for minority students among its benefits. On its 2021 Best Business School Rankings, The Princeton Review ranked UF MBA the No. 5 overall program and No.

UF MBA Online earns another top 5 ranking, this time from The Princeton Review

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Princeton Review results are in, and UF MBA is once again among the top schools on the list of the Top 50 Online MBA Programs. The UF MBA Online program is the No. 4 program overall and the No. 3 program among publics, according to The Princeton Review. “The University of Florida’s Hough Graduate School of Business Online MBA program is ‘the best overall combination of rankings, student feedback, faculty level and course structure,’” The Princeton

A heart for entrepreneurship

Altrese Hawkins has always been an entrepreneur at heart. That passion began in 2017 with Little Miss Turban, LLC, a company that creates handmade, pre-sewn stylish turbans for babies and adults. When Hawkins and four others were laid off from their full-time jobs in April 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they discovered another entrepreneurial passion as the virus spread around the world. “Instead of throwing a pity party for ourselves, we saw an opportunity where we could make a

UF MBA Full-Time program among Poets & Quants’ top 20 publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA continues its ascendancy among the best Full-Time MBA programs with the latest ranking from Poets & Quants. As with its ranking from U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist and QS, UF MBA is among the top 20 public schools in the nation on Poets & Quants’ list, coming in at No. 16. Out of the 100 schools Poets & Quants ranked on its 2020-2021 Ranking of the Best MBAs, UF

UF MBA students hone consulting skills, aid real Latin American businesses despite pandemic

While the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have halted international travel, it didn’t stop UF MBA students from “Zooming” across oceans and continents to help real businesses in Latin America with their challenges. As part of the Global Business Consulting class led by Andy Naranjo, John B. Hall Professor and Chair of the Eugene F. Brigham Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Department, UF MBA students worked in teams of five with local businesses in Perú and Panamá, providing them with

We Are Warrington | From classmates to alumni, relationships matter

Rachelle Antoine: It was just so funny. My first impression was, oh my gosh, his last name is Lord. He seems he’s gonna be very serious. Andy Lord: I would have been scared. The Lord of admissions. “We Are Warrington” is a new podcast that helps young business leaders discover what is possible by highlighting stories from the Warrington College of Business community about the University of Florida experience, business industry insights, innovative research and more. I’m your host, Andy

5 things Warrington students are thankful for this year, despite COVID-19 disruption

The holidays are a time of giving thanks and expressing gratitude for all we have in life. While the COVID-19 pandemic has clouded our ability to see all we have to be thankful for, here at the Warrington College of Business, we still believe there is a silver lining to every challenge. To shed light on what we have to be thankful for, despite the disruption the pandemic has brought to our lives, we asked current students to share what