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Aner Sela

Marketing professor receives UF research award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – John I. Williams, Jr. Professor Dr. Aner Sela was one of 10 professors awarded the University of Florida Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. The award recognizes UF assistant professors for their research performance. A one-time allocation of

Lindsay Patenaude

Going the extra mile

When Lindsay Patenaude began running, it was for herself. She wanted to get healthier and break the cycle of a sedentary lifestyle. Now, she runs for others, and is making a tangible difference in the lives of college-aged cancer patients

National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Conference and Exposition

Warrington’s commitment to diversity continues through NBMBAA sponsorship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration has been named the official academic sponsor of the 37th Annual National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Conference and Exposition. The conference, one of the nation’s largest professional development and job recruitment

U.S. Navy veteran Quinton Crawford in class

Entrepreneurship program helps veteran turn passion into practice

Considering Quinton Crawford was a novice to business, he did quite well for himself. He was an electrician, franchise owner of one of the nation’s most popular commercial cleaning companies, and acquired multiple residential properties. But his business inexperience caught

Sean Limon in class

UF MBA’s Executive Program ranked among nation’s best

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Executive Program at UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranked 35th in the world in The Economist’s “Which MBA?” Executive MBA Rankings 2015. Excluding joint programs, UF MBA ranked 22nd among all U.S.

Diana Weng and Dr. Gary McGill

Fisher School recognizes students, faculty in awards ceremony

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Diana Weng was named the Master of Accounting (MAcc) Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting’s Spring Banquet on April 16 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The MAcc Student of the

Hough Hall

The Princeton Review: UF MBA Internet Program No. 6 in the world

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Internet Program at UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranked sixth in The Princeton Review’s inaugural “Top Online MBA Programs 2015.” UF MBA’s Internet Program was fifth among U.S. public business schools, and

Heavener School's Undergraduate Consulting Club

Faculty, students honored at Heavener Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Heavener School of Business Awards were presented April 9 during a ceremony in Heavener Hall. Below is a list of the night’s recipients: BACC Student’s Choice Awards • Most Dedicated Member Award: Giovanni Crimi • Student

Jerome Fulton

Overcoming painful past allows accounting student a bright future

Jerome Fulton interned at GE Capital, the financial services unit of General Electric, this past summer. He worked at the company’s headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, reviewing multi-million dollar transactions to ensure those deals complied with GE’s pricing procedures. It was

Austin Williams, Justin Rich, Dr. Sean Limon, Kaily Benedict and Joey Couture

Heavener School wraps up case competition season with second-place finish

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business concluded its international case competition season with a second-place finish in the International Case Competition at Maastricht University (ICC@M) on April 19-25 in the Netherlands. Kaily Benedict, who received the competition’s Best