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Kelsey McKeag, Liz Kleinfeld and Kaitlyn Czencz

Warrington well-represented at Presidential Service Awards ceremony

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Seven students from the Warrington College of Business Administration were honored with the University of Florida’s Presidential Service Awards on March 31 during a ceremony at the President’s House. The Presidential Service Awards recognize students who have

Jamie Shisler

Study abroad transforms gymnast into a Global Gator

Jamie Shisler was bored on a Wednesday night three years ago. Her solution? Catch a flight to Budapest. It’s the inspired and envious answer only a study abroad student can muster. “We had no expectations for it,” Shisler remembered. “It

UF Alumni Affairs

Recent Warrington graduates receive special UF honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Three graduates from the Warrington College of Business Administration—Charles Carmakal, Brittany Rawlings and Keith Robinson—received the University of Florida’s Young Alumni Award on Saturday at Emerson Alumni Hall. The Outstanding Young Alumni Award was established by UF’s

Kelsey Noris and Harrison Porter

Heavener students making an impact

Kelsey Noris and Harrison Porter are both members of UF Enactus, a University of Florida student organization that aims to better the community through entrepreneurship. Their contributions will be recognized tonight when they receive UF’s Impact Awards, sponsored by the

Robert Knechel

Knechel receives UF research professorship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W R Knechel, the Frederick Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair at the Fisher School of Accounting, was awarded a UF Research Foundation Professorship for 2015-18. Dr. Knechel was one of 34 University of Florida scholars to receive

Jason Rife, David Price, Elizabeth Merrick, Matthew Lukas, Henry Liu and Kara Cupoli

UF MBA claims third consecutive SEC case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business won the 2015 Southeastern Conference (SEC) MBA Case Competition on Saturday at the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business. UF MBA was represented by Xiaoyu “Henry”

Brittany Rawlings

Alumna bringing fashion law in vogue

When Brittany Rawlings—then a newly minted law school graduate in 2010—sought employment at a Miami entertainment law firm, her first request was memorable. She asked for a pay cut. For Rawlings (BSBA ’07), the financial sacrifice was worth it to

Haibing Gao

Ph.D. candidate named finalist for marketing organization’s award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Haibing Gao, a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Marketing, has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2015 Mary Kay/Academy of Marketing Science Dissertation Proposal Competition. The winner will be announced at AMS’s


Entrepreneur adds TEDxUF talk to dance card

By day, Rob Castellucci leads one of the most innovative ventures to ever address university student housing. By night, he immerses himself in the Gainesville Salsa dancing scene that he’s helped cultivate. Whether it’s in his personal or professional life,

Dr. Gary McGill

Fisher School director awarded national faculty merit honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting, received the 2014 Federation of Schools Accountancy (FSA)/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award. The FSA/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award honors a faculty member for