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UF MBA Executive program among Poets & Quants’ top 15 publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA earned another top ranking among its program formats, this time for its Executive MBA. On Poets & Quants’ latest list of the best Executive MBAs in the nation, UF MBA was named the No. 12 program among publics. “It’s fantastic to see our Executive MBA program earn another top ranking,” said John Gresley, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA. “We’re proud to be able to offer a range of program formats that are considered

Joyce Bono

Returning to the office? Experts share advice to reduce stress and anxiety for work transition

W.A. McGriff, III Professor of Management Joyce Bono shares how employers can make the transition back into the office easier for employees.  See her tips in this story from ABC Action News Tampa Bay. 

Sam Campion balances fatherhood with his MBA

Juggling fatherhood with an MBA

Working from home, supporting your spouse in her career, raising two young children and completing an MBA, all at the same time, requires some serious time management – but it is very rewarding. In the summer of 2020, with a world of uncertainty swirling outside, I finalized my application for the Executive program at UF MBA. My wife, Stephani, sat next to me as I did so, two months pregnant with our second child, and gave me the ‘thumbs up’.

PwC's incoming internship program

Corporate Partnerships: PwC

Early in Henry Miyares’ career at PwC, he made it a priority to bring other Gators with him. Now 39 years into his career and closing in on retirement, Miyares has recruited many successful Gators to the firm. As he continues to work with fellow alumnus Mike Quackenbush to recruit from the UF Warrington College of Business, the duo has played an important role in getting Business Gators into one of the most well known firms in the world. Henry

Mark Jamison

What lies ahead for Section 230?

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison hosts this panel discussion on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which was designed to promote a competitive online ecosystem that maximizes user control while guarding against illegal activities. The law is credited with empowering unprecedented innovation, but it is also blamed for allowing Big Tech to suppress speech and avoid liability for seemingly unchecked misinformation. Proposals to reform Section 230 — and views about its impact — vary. Some

Ben Plotkin poses for a photo on the NYSE stock exchange floor under a sign with the Stifel trading price and analytics.

Success through service

Ben Plotkin (BSBA ’76) fondly remembers his teenage years working at his father’s lumber and hardware store in Miami in the 1960s. It was during the shifts he worked every weekend that he learned the business philosophy he’d carry forth throughout his career – if you listen to the customer, they will reward you. “I grew up in a culture where the customer is king,” he said. “That mindset forces you to listen to the customer. We’d call this having

Robert Thomas

How can we be advocates for inclusion, diversity, equity and access?

Robert Thomas: You do promise to edit out everything, right? Andy Lord: Absolutely editing everything. Yep, it’s just gonna be a hum that’s playing over the radio waves by the time we’re done with it. 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 Lord. Today’s

Felipe Affonso

Delivering “Serendipity”: Seemingly Random Product Discovery, Aided by Technology

Research from marketing Ph.D. student Felipe Affonso highlights how marketers can capitalize on the power of serendipity to increase consumer satisfaction. Read more about how marketers can do this by going beyond surprising consumers, because serendipity is not just a pleasant surprise in this release from the Journal of Marketing. 

Jay Ritter and Minmo Gahng

For Startup Leaders, SPACs Have Lost Their Allure

Research from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter and finance Ph.D. student Minmo Gahng informs this story about entrepreneurs growing increasingly wary about the money-raising tool after watching peers’ stocks slide and investors balk. Read more in this story from the Wall Street Journal. 

Alex Sevilla

Associate Dean, Heavener School Director Alex Sevilla to join Vanderbilt University

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – After 23 years with the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, Alex Sevilla will be joining Vanderbilt University as Vice Provost of Career Advancement & Engagement. “From undergraduate to graduate students, Alex has made a lasting impact on the opportunities available to Business Gators,” said Dean Saby Mitra. “The college’s foundation of excellence wouldn’t be as strong as it is without Alex’s exceptional leadership and strategic vision. He is bound to have the same outstanding impact