5 students on the ethics case competition team
From left, Danielle Jones, Emily Dettlo, Jared LeVine, Crystal McDuffy, and Jenny Martinez went a perfect 3-0 in round-robin competition to reach the semifinals of the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl.

Ethics team takes fourth in regional competition, qualifies for nationals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business’ Ethics Case Competition Team finished fourth at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl on Saturday.

The team’s impressive finish qualified Warrington for the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl on Feb. 26, 2017, in Dallas. The competition’s winner, Lynchburg College (Va.), as well as Wake Forest University (second place) and Clemson University (third place) also qualified for nationals.

The competition featured 18 teams from 15 universities (Lynchburg, the University of North Carolina, and the University of North Georgia each entered two teams) in a round-robin format. Warrington’s team, comprised of Emily Dettlo, Danielle Jones, Jared LeVine, Jenny Martinez, and Crystal McDuffy, defeated North Georgia (A) in the first round, the University of Maryland in the second round, and Wake Forest in the third round to reach the semifinals.

About the Ethics Case Competition Team

The Ethics Case Competition Team, residing in the Poe Center for Business Ethics Education and Research, enables select students unique opportunities to further develop their strategic decision making, team, and communication skills by analyzing cases and presenting solutions that satisfy both financial and ethical responsibilities. When competing at a variety of international ethics case competitions, students interact with and receive feedback from business practitioners on the viability of their solutions, their potential to impact stakeholders, and presentation skills.