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Heavener School honors students for their commitment to leadership, service

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business inducted two new students into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded three students the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet, hosted virtually. Jackson Budnik and Mercedes Suazo were the latest Heavener students to be installed into the Heavener Hall of Fame, while Shreya Dundigalla, Valentina Rendon and Caitlyn Torres were the newest recipients of the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award. “We are honored

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US News ranks Warrington’s online programs among the best in the nation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In a time when providing a quality online education is critical, the University of Florida Warrington College of Business has risen to the occasion, according to the latest online degree rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Both the Heavener School of Business’s online business bachelor’s degree and UF MBA’s online program have been named among the best in the United States on U.S. News & World Report’s “2021 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” and “2021 Best Online MBA

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Heavener online bachelor’s degree ranked No. 1 on first-ever US News ranking

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In its first year ranking online business bachelor’s degree programs, U.S. News & World Report has bestowed the top honor to the Heavener School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. With a score of 3.8, the Heavener School is the No. 1 online business bachelor’s program in the nation, tied with Arizona State University. “Being recognized as the No. 1 online business bachelor’s program in the nation by our peers is incredibly

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Latinos in Business series highlights work of Heavener Associate Dean and Director Alex Sevilla

The Latino Business Speakers Bureau recently featured Dr. Alex Sevilla, associate dean and director of the Heavener School of Business. In the past year, the Heavener School has created a new career center for UF’s undergraduate business students, developed an innovative curricular focus on career and leadership skills, expanded its programs and offerings, and increased corporate engagement and recruitment on campus. Learn more about Dr. Sevilla’s work at UF as well as his personal journey in this interview.

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Heavener School of Business remains among top 15 public programs in U.S. News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business was ranked No. 14 among publics on U.S. News & World Report’s “2021 Best Undergraduate Business Programs” rankings released Monday, September 14. The Heavener School ranked in the No. 24 position among all U.S. undergraduate programs. It continues to be the highest-ranking undergraduate business program in the state of Florida, the No. 1 ranked state for higher education. U.S. News & World Report also reported on Monday that for the fourth year

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Heavener School recognizes students for excellence in leadership, service at virtual event

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business inducted two new students into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded two students the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet, which was hosted virtually this year due to COVID-19. Karissa Seepaul and Chloe Beaver were the latest Heavener students to be installed into the Heavener Hall of Fame, while Marissa Tanner and Natalie Romero were the newest recipients of the Distinction in Leadership and

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Meet our Deans: Alex Sevilla

You already know that the Warrington College of Business is the top business school in the state and one of the best in the nation and world, but do you know the leaders that have guided us to such success and recognition? In our Meet the Deans series, we introduce you to the seven deans across the Warrington College of Business, Hough Graduate School of Business, Heavener School of Business and Fisher School of Accounting that lay the foundation for

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New Challenge Awaits Incoming Heavener Director

After a successful 12-year tenure as Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA—guiding the program to extraordinary heights—Dr. Alex Sevilla is ready for a new challenge. Dr. Sevilla has been named Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business, the College’s undergraduate school. He takes over for Dr. Brian Ray, who led the Heavener School for 17 exceptional years. Learn why Dr. Sevilla took on this new challenge, the Heavener School’s emphasis on career readiness, and what he

UF MBA elevates interim director to lead state’s top program

GAINESVILLE, Fla.  – The Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business has appointed John Gresley as Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA Programs. Gresley, 37, had served in those roles on an interim basis since April when Dr. Alex Sevilla, who directed UF MBA for the past 12 years, was named Associate Dean and Director of the College’s Heavener School of Business. “I am confident John will do an excellent job leading

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Heavener School of Business rises in US News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business improved to No. 17 among U.S. public undergraduate business programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2017 Best Colleges” edition released Tuesday. The Heavener School, which ranked 18th among publics last year, also climbed two spots to No. 27 among all U.S. undergraduate programs. It is the highest-ranking undergraduate business program in the state of Florida. “It’s validating to see the Heavener School recognized as the state’s top-ranked undergraduate business school, and