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Heavener School honors students and faculty at annual banquet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business honored a number of students and faculty at the Student and Faculty Awards Banquet hosted in April. The Heavener School annually recognizes excellence among its faculty and Ph.D. students for teaching, student organizations and advisors. The Heavener School is proud to recognize

Leading furniture store owner receives UF’s highest alumni achievement

Keith Koenig, President of City Furniture and Warrington alumnus, received the University of Florida’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in December 2017 at the undergraduate commencement ceremony. The Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest award an alumnus can receive from the university. It signifies a graduate’s contributions to his or her chosen

Devin Williams

Fisher School alumnus wins award from American Accounting Association

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Fisher School of Accounting alumnus Devin Williams received the Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award from the American Accounting Association in January. Williams graduated from the Fisher School of Accounting Ph.D. program in 2016. He has been consistently recognized for his work in accounting education, including being named an

Richard Lutz named an Association of Consumer Research Fellow

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Richard Lutz, JCPenney Professor of Marketing and Chair of the Department of Marketing at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, was named a fellow of the Association of Consumer Research at its annual conference in October 2017. The Association for Consumer Research (ACR) Fellows

Shannon Costello

Fisher graduate receives prestigious CPA award

Shannon Costello (BSAc ’15, MAcc ’16) received the Elijah Watt Sells Award, given to CPA candidates who have obtained a cumulative average score above 95.5 across four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections of the exam on their first attempt and completed testing in 2016. With

Megan Towzey

Warrington student receives ethics award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Megan Towzey was named the 2016-2017 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. She is the first recipient of this prestigious award. The honor recognizes students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics

Nick DeRobertis

Doctoral student honored for outstanding teaching

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Nick DeRobertis was honored with the College’s Fall 2016 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award is presented by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment and selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee, recognizing outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. DeRobertis taught Debt and Money Markets (FIN4243) during the fall

Robert Knechel

Eminent Scholar honored for contributions to auditing literature

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Robert Knechel was honored by the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association at its 2017 midyear meeting. Dr. Knechel was given an award highlighting his notable contributions to auditing literature, specifically for a paper titled Audit Fees: A Meta-analysis of the

Third annual Gator100 Awards honor UF entrepreneurs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recognized the 2017 Gator100 honorees on Friday at the university’s Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The Gator100, presented by UF, the Warrington College of Business and its Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, celebrates the world’s 100 fastest-growing businesses led or owned by UF alumni. Companies are ranked by compound annual

Dr. Kate Pounders and Dr. Richard Lutz

Marketing professor receives lifetime achievement award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – JC Penney Professor Dr. Richard Lutz received the 2016 American Marketing Association’s Consumer Behavior Special Interest Group (CBSIG) Lifetime Achievement Award on Feb. 27 at the AMA’s Winter Marketing Academic Conference in Las Vegas. The award is given to a marketing scholar “who has contributed significantly to