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UF announces largest fundraising campaign in university history

The University of Florida has undertaken the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history to continue its rise as one of the nation’s leading public universities, UF officials announced on Friday, October 13 at an exciting campus event. The $3 billion initiative — tagged Go Greater —is among the largest active campaigns for a

University of Florida becomes first top ten ranked public institution in Florida

The University of Florida has become the first Florida school to be ranked in the top 10 best public universities, coming in at No. 9, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges rankings released in September. Overall, the University was ranked No. 42, and is the highest-ranking

KELLIE JOHNSON (BSBA ’99)

Kellie Johnson and Streeter Lecka were married on Feb. 13 at The Cloister at Sea Island in Sea Island, Ga. Kellie is the Owner and President of Highland Drive Coaching where she serves a Personal Health Coach. Streeter is a Sports Photographer at Getty Images. The couple resides in Charlotte,

HENRY “SKIP” HEYDT (BSBA ’65)

Skip recently retired after serving as President and Owner of HEH Associates, a marketing consulting firm in Wilton, Conn., he founded in 1979. Skip, who served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Independence and in the U.S. Marine Corps, previously worked at Union Carbide Corp.—a subsidiary of Dow Chemical—Corporate

Fisher School

Fisher School mourns loss of Ph.D. graduate

The Fisher School is saddened by the loss of Dr. Bryan Church (Ph.D. ’86), who passed away on April 29. His memorial service was held on May 6 in Kennesaw, Ga. He was 57 years old. Dr. Church served on the faculty at Georgia Tech and spent five years in

UF Retail in NYC Trip

RETAIL IN THE BIG APPLE

The David F. Miller Retail Center took its annual spring break trip to immerse 20 students into the world of retail in New York City. The trip featured five days of touring retail stores, listening to lectures from company leadership, learning in fashion showrooms, and introducing students to jobs and

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The Interview: How to Interview for the Job You Want

Imagine showing up for a job interview. You’re immaculately dressed, you’ve done your research on the company, and you even know your interviewer’s favorite sports team. You think you’re ready for anything. And the first question is… “How many ping-pong balls fit in a Boeing 747?” The truth is you

The Interview: how to get the job you want

How to get the job you want

Imagine showing up for a job interview. You’re immaculately dressed, you’ve done your research on the company, and you even know your interviewer’s favorite sports team. You think you’re ready for anything. And the first question is… “How many ping-pong balls fit in a Boeing 747?” The truth is you

Heavener School of Business Career Expo: February 2-4, 2015

Heavener Business Career Expo begins Monday

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Recruiters from Fortune 500 companies will be on campus Feb. 2-4 for the inaugural Heavener School of Business Career Expo at Heavener Hall. Representatives from Deloitte, Disney, Fisher Investments, Google, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Target, Wells Fargo and others are scheduled to attend the three-day