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Fisher School of Accounting

All Fisher School programs in top 10 among publics in PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs all rose on the Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 37thAnnual Survey of Accounting Professors. Each of the programs jumped into the top 10 among publics and the top 15 overall. The undergraduate program rose to No. 5 among

Five ways to jumpstart your career in retail

By Cecilia Schulz Retail. Hold on. Before you continue to scroll beyond this article, I want to challenge you to give me 30 seconds of your time. Deal? Retail. It’s practically a four-letter word. When I talk with undergrads about studying to be a retailer they quickly halt the conversation

Gary McGill

Fisher School Director named outstanding educator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, received the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award from the American Taxation Association (ATA) this summer at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting. The Ray

Stefani Harrison

The opportunity to grow beyond yourself

By Stefani Harrison The Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) Program is the hardest study abroad trip I ever pursued and has made the most meaningful impact on my life. For 20 years, Professor Michael Morris has put together this program that turns students into business consultants and works

Joyce Bono

Warrington professor named among most influential authors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III professor of management, was named among the top 100 most influential authors of organizational behavior textbooks. She was ranked No. 16 on the list for her significant citations among organizational behavior textbooks. Bono has more than 50 text citations and more than

Bret Calltharp

BRET CALLTHARP (BSBA ’09)

Calltharp was named Industry Outreach Director at Zillow. He is a 15-year real estate veteran, most recently serving as the director of consulting and special projects for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.

Gavin MacMillan

GAVIN MACMILLAN (BSBA ’03, JD ’06)

MacMillan was recognized in the 2018 edition of Florida Super Lawyers, an annual list that recognizes the top lawyers in Florida. He was also named to the Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list. MacMillan is an associate at McGlinchey Stafford’s Fort Lauderdale office in the Business Litigation department. On behalf

10 things to keep in mind when choosing an MBA program

If you’re reading this article, congratulations on your choice to pursue an MBA! You’ve made a great decision to seek a degree that 81 percent of companies are looking to hire in the next year. However, choosing the right MBA program from the hundreds of options out there is probably

How should Facebook and other companies protect privacy while letting people share their information between apps and services?

In an era when technology and social media companies are under fire for sharing user data, and users feel more and more like they’re the stars of their own version of “The Truman Show,” companies are questioning if and under what circumstances they should share information between one another or with

Laura Clark

LAURA CLARK (BSAc ’05, MAcc ’05)

Clark has been promoted to shareholder at certified public accounting firm Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter and Veil, P.A. (CDL). She joins 11 shareholders in leading CDL’s departments and personnel, and serving the firm’s clients. Clark joined the firm in 2010 and concentrates in tax and planning for trusts and