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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

Yuri Blaise, Troy Heinzmann, Shruti Shah, Kelsey Noris, Sandra Vizer, Katie Clarfield, Rachel Bowden and Elizabeth Fechtel

UF Enactus posts best national finish in nearly a decade

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF Enactus, a Career & Leadership Program in the Heavener School of Business, finished in the top 12 at the 2015 Enactus United States National Exposition on April 13-16 in St. Louis. UF Enactus’ finish was the

Tatiana Salazar's startup Stem Point won the 2015 UF Big Idea Competition

Stem cell therapy startup wins second annual UF Big Idea Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A veterinary medical startup focused on stem cell therapy for competitive horses won the UF Big Idea Competition and its $25,000 grand prize on Friday at Emerson Alumni Hall. The UF Big Idea Competition, sponsored by the

Stelios Kapantais, Gordian Braun and Nick Bevelock

MSE students say they have something “in store” for online giant

It’s difficult to disparage the convenience of online shopping. A couple of button pushes on your computer or mobile device, and the product you desire is on your doorstep in a few days. But what if you really don’t want

Alex Mazur and Kelsey Loftin

Following in their footsteps

Three years ago, Kelsey Loftin went looking for inspiration and found it in Hannah Wampole, a dynamic senior who Loftin admittedly idolized. For then-freshman Alex Mazur, inspiration found her in 2012 when senior Mikaela Moore delivered an impactful speech during