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Undergrad takes 1st Place in national writing competition

Gainesville, Fla. – The Center for Management Communication is pleased to announce that Nicole Thomas, a graduating senior and a student in Warrington’s “Writing for Business” course, placed first in the Association for Business Communication’s (ABC) national 2008 Student Writing Competition. This is the second time in three years of

Undergrad Takes 1st Place in International Charrette

Gainesville, Fla. – Sylvia Borek, a graduating senior and one of Warrington’s top students, recently won first place in the 2nd Annual ACRA (American Collegiate Retailing Association) Charrette in Toronto, Canada. A Charrette is an intense, real-world case business competition in which interdisciplinary student teams solve a complex problem for

Publishing giants speak in graduate finance class

Gainesville, Fla. – Norman Pearlstine (Senior Advisor, The Carlyle Group, and former editor-in-chief of Time Inc. and The Wall Street Journal) and John S. Carroll (former editor of the Los Angeles Times and The Baltimore Sun) were recent guests in Adjunct Professor Bruce S. Foerster’s “Capitalism” course, part of the

Tim Judge elected to AOM Board of Governors

Gainesville, Fla. – Professor Timothy A. Judge, McKethan–Matherly Eminent Scholar of Management, has been elected to serve on the Academy of Management’s Board of Governors. The board is a nine-person governing body having legal and fiduciary accountability for the Academy of Management (AOM). The board’s primary responsibility is setting the

Undergrads earn top honors in business strategy challenge at Georgetown

Gainesville, Fla. – A team of undergraduates from Warrington took first place at the Fourth Annual Business Strategy Challenge held at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Team members Sarah Anassori, Leilani Diaz, Justin Fung, and Shea Parrish claimed the top spot for the University of Florida. Georgetown came in second

UF MBA among top 15 publics in US News top 50 rankings

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida continues its impressive reputation climb, earning at Top 15 position among all public b-schools on this year’s list of “America’s Best Graduate Programs.” The UF MBA Program at the Hough Graduate School of Business was named #34 among the nation’s best MBA programs

Marketing chair Joe Alba wins highly-coveted Converse Award

Gainesville, Fla. – Joseph W. Alba, UF Distinguished Professor of Marketing, has been chosen to receive one of the most prestigious awards in the field of marketing research: the Paul D. Converse Award. Alba currently serves as Chair of the department of Marketing. The American Marketing Association conveys the Converse

Tim Judge receives doctoral mentoring award

Gainesville, Fla. –Tim Judge, Matherly-McKethan Eminent Scholar of Management, is one of five recipients of the 2007-2008 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award from the University of Florida Graduate School. The award recognizes a standard of excellence in dedication to the support of graduate education and sponsorship of student research. Professor Judge

Undergrads take 1st place at Wake Forest case challenge

Gainesville, Fla. – Four students from the Warrington College of Business Administration earned a first place finish at the 18th Annual Undergraduate Marketing Case Challenge, which took place February 7-10, 2008. Team members Sarah Anassori (marketing ’08), Matthew Kuhl (economics ’09), Sashi Mylavarapu (finance ’09), and Catherine Nguyen (finance ’09)

Double Duty: Two Management profs tapped for editorial spots

Gainesville, Fla. – Jason Colquitt and Jeffery LePine, both full professors in Warrington’s Department of Management, were recently selected as associate editors to two of the leading journals in management research. In the field of management, associate editors have full decision-making authority over manuscripts, based on input from editorial review