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Michael H. Morris: Entrepreneurship can reduce poverty in Gainesville

George and Lisa Etheridge Professor of Entrepreneurship Michael H. Morris writes a special to The Gainesville Sun about how entrepreneurship empowers people and can help reduce poverty in the local community. Read Dr. Morris’ full story here.

STEPHEN SMITH (BSBA ’87)

Smith was elected to the Board of Directors of the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation at their annual members meeting during the 2017 Las Vegas Convention in August 2017. The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation was established in 1951 as a public, charitable and educational foundation. Its mission is to provide resources

SPENCER PYLANT (MSM ’12)

Pylant will join the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce as director of government affairs. He most recently was communications and government relations liaison for Pasco County Schools.

JOHN VANDUZER (BSAc, MAcc ’08)

VanDuzer has been admitted to the partnership of James Moore & Company. As a CPA and consultant, VanDuzer serves as a trusted advisor for a wide array of clients. His focus is to proactively work with clients to help them achieve their long-term goals, minimize their tax burden and maximize the

STACY JOYNER (BSAc, MAcc ’07)

Joyner, née Bingham, has been admitted to the partnership of James Moore & Company. As a Certified Public Accountant and trusted advisor, Stacy provides extensive tax advisory and compliance services for her clients. She has significant experience in the healthcare and technology industries and extensive knowledge of small business tax and

KATIE DAVIS (BSAc, MAcc ’04)

Davis, née Veal, has been admitted to the partnership of James Moore & Company. She has more than 10 years of experience in the accounting profession. As a certified public accountant and senior manager with James Moore, her focus is on providing proactive strategies associated with ensuring continued, accurate financial reporting

MBA student Lauren Koff wins Florida Blue Healthcare Competition

Lauren Koff (MBA ’18) describes herself as a person with no musical talent. However, that didn’t stop her and partner Cristina Rodriguez from founding their non-profit organization that brings music into the lives of elderly participants. Koff and Rodriguez’s organization, Mind&Melody, brings musical instruments to healthcare facilities, nursing homes, day

Accountant and Advocate

Barbara Jean Raskin (BSBA ’73) recalls that when she graduated in 1973 from the Warrington College of Business the accounting students she walked across the stage with were mostly male. “There were maybe 3 or 4 women in the program, tops,” she said. While it was something that she never

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UF MBA is No. 5 in The Princeton Review online MBA rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The UF MBA Online program at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranked No. 5 according to The Princeton Review’s “Top 25 Online MBA Programs for 2018.” The Princeton Review methodology focused on five core areas: Academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms, and career outcomes. Data points were

Meet the newest Professional MBA students

In 2017, 177 people started the UF MBA Professional program, including the One-Year, Two-Year and South Florida programs. Here are a few numbers that give a snapshot of the new students and the diverse perspectives they bring to the program. Learn more about UF MBA and how you can be