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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

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

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

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

Liangfei Qiu: UF Teaching with Technology

Dr. Liangfei Qiu, an assistant professor at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business, discusses how he uses technology to enhance his Data Analytics courses.

Diana Weng and Dr. Gary McGill

Fisher School recognizes students, faculty in awards ceremony

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Diana Weng was named the Master of Accounting (MAcc) Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting’s Spring Banquet on April 16 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The MAcc Student of the Year Award, which is selected by a faculty vote, is

Alex Mazur and Kelsey Loftin

Following in their footsteps

Three years ago, Kelsey Loftin went looking for inspiration and found it in Hannah Wampole, a dynamic senior who Loftin admittedly idolized. For then-freshman Alex Mazur, inspiration found her in 2012 when senior Mikaela Moore delivered an impactful speech during a Florida Leadership Academy banquet. Later that year, Wampole and