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Heavener students honored with prestigious awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business inducted two new students into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded four of students with the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet on April 25. Kristiana Caine and John Goracke were the latest Heavener

UF Warrington going green to drive sustainability efforts

The Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida was honored to receive a gift of an electric vehicle (EV) from both Alan Starling (BSBA ’69) and Andrew Starling (BSBA ‘11, MBA-JD ‘14) on May 2. The new Chevrolet Bolt, which is the first street legal EV donated to

London Tawfik

Mastering motherhood and an MBA

When London Tawfik (Executive MBA ’18) was searching for an MBA program, she was interested in finding one that encouraged teamwork among students, provided a great return on investment, and offered flexibility so she could continue her job in test engineering and automation. After looking at programs in the Tampa

Michael Cizek

Warrington: A College Focused on More Than Academics

By Michael Cizek Ever wonder about the difference between a college and a university? A university requires students to take broad academic coursework, giving the pupil a “universal” educational experience. That’s why it’s called a university. Cool, huh? But a college focuses specifically on applicable coursework. That’s why the Warrington

MSF Program hosts panel about responsible investing

The Master of Science in Finance program hosted an important panel on April 27. The discussion was titled “Sustainable, Responsible, Impact (SRI) Investing … the Materiality of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues in the Investment Decision Making Process.” The panel was moderated by Emily Chasan, who is the Sustainable

Biotechnology company wins Big Idea Competition

ExoTech BioScience won the first-place prize of $25,000 at the 2018 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition. Led by CEO Nasser Nassiri Koopaei, the company was established to innovate and deliver products and services based on exosome technology for molecular and cell biology research, therapeutic and diagnostic purposes, particularly cancer.

Warrington alumni receive entrepreneurship awards

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at the Warrington College of Business honored two successful alumni with prestigious awards. Steven Schnall (BSBA ’89) was named the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Entrepreneur, and Ethan Fieldman (BSBA ’03) was named the 2018 Emerging Alumni Entrepreneur. Schnall, 51, is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for

Steve and Cindy Weiss

A career of ethical leadership

Steve Weiss (BSBA ’80) admits he wasn’t the most focused or motivated student when he attended the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business. But for what he lacked in stellar grades, he’s since made up for in passion. “I wasn’t that into the scholastic part of being a Gator!”

Michael Donohoe, Candan Erenguc and Juliane Iannarelli

Warrington graduates honored as Outstanding Young Alumni by UF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Three graduates of the University of Florida Warrington College of Business were recently honored by the UF Alumni Association as 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni. Juliane Iannarelli, Michael Donohoe and Candan Erenguc are three of 30 University of Florida alumni who received this year’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award

UF ROTC Ethics Case Competition

Poe Center hosts first annual ROTC ethics case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Poe Business Ethics Center hosted the first annual UF ROTC Ethics Case Competition in April. The Navy ROTC team won the competition with the Air Force ROTC team placing second. ROTC members were asked to present on the decision by Apple to refuse the FBI’s request