Student spotlight: Joseph Robinson

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional people from across Warrington. 

Learn more about what makes Joseph Robinson, an undergraduate student at the Fisher School of Accounting, a standout student at the Warrington College of Business.

Q: What is your degree program and when will you graduate?

Robinson: “I am in the accounting undergraduate program, and I will be graduating in spring of 2022.”

Q: Where are you from originally?

Robinson: “I am originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. I moved to Sarasota, Florida approximately five years ago.”

Q: Are you in any student organizations? Do you hold any board positions?

Robinson: “I am involved in Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity, where I serve as a Service Vice President. In that position, I am in charge of organizing our community service program. In addition, I am a Resident Assistant in the Murphree Area.”

Q: When did you know you wanted to pursue a degree at Warrington, and why was it an interesting option for you?

Robinson: “When I took my first accounting class, it changed the way I saw the world and deepened my understanding of how the systems of business worked, and I wanted to learn as much more as I could.”

Q: What’s the highlight of your time at Warrington?

Robinson: “I have been able to learn from amazing professors and hear from leaders and speakers in various fields. The insight I have gained has been an incredible resource that has positively impacted my life.”

Q: What do you want to do after graduation?

Robinson: “I plan on matriculating into law school, where I can take the insights I gained from my accounting degree and apply them to different fields of the law.”

Q: What can we find you doing after class or on the weekend?

Robinson: “I engage in service with my community, explore the beautiful natural world available in Florida, and read a lot.”

Q: What’s a fact about you that might surprise other people?

Robinson: “I was an extra in a Twenty One Pilots music video!”

Q: If you had $1 million, what would you do with it?

Robinson: “I would try to find a way to intentionally give it back to my community in a way that has the most positive impact I can give. I also love to travel, so I would gain exposure to new cultures and people by going to new places.”