Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Articles: page 1

Lisa McAlister (BSBA ’04, MBA ’10) | February 2021

McAlister (BSBA 2004, MBA 2010) is Global Myopia Lead at Johnson & Johnson Vision. She and her team are working on a solution to help patients with myopia. Read more about McAlister and how she hopes to slow the rapidly increasing prevalence of myopia around the world in this story from Johnson & Johnson. 

Shasta Almi (BSBA ’05) | February 2021

Almi (BSBA 2005) is Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator at the International School of Monaco.  Over the past ten years, she has worked in education, communications, advertising and digital marketing for a range of industries in Monaco. Prior to her time in Monaco, she worked in Menton, France and Perth, Australia.  She earned her MA in linguistics from the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg in Germany.  You can read more about Almi in the International School of Monaco’s Pulse newsletter. 

What are you doing to invest in yourself?

Investing is an important topic covered throughout your time in business school. But beyond the usual lessons on the stock market, there’s valuable knowledge to be gained about how to invest in one of the most important things that will make you successful – yourself. We Are Warrington podcast host Andy Lord ends every conversation with Warrington business leaders about what steps they’re taking in order to better themselves. See their top tips for investing in yourself below and check

Building Billions

Growing up in Miami, real estate development happened before Jim Heistand’s eyes. Constantly seeing properties being bought and sold, he was intrigued to learn about how these deals happened. Coming from a family with little financial means, understanding how he could make money in the process was significant, too. When it came time for Heistand (BSBA ’74) to attend college, the first in his family to do so, choosing the University of Florida was simple. “Being from Florida, UF was

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

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

We Are Warrington | How do you stay motivated in the middle of a pandemic?

Kim Kaupe: The good news is I feel like because we’re not a consumer-facing brand, I feel like I could call the company like Monkey Butt and our clients know us. They know us as humans, not so much what the entity is called. Like I literally feel like we would call the entity anything and they’d be like, well. Andy Lord: Well, you can’t call it a Monkey Butt because there’s actually a product called Monkey Butt, so. –

Robert Klein (BSBA ’97) | January 2021

Klein (BSBA 1997) was recently appointed Chief Financial Officer at Postal Realty Trust.  Klein joins Postal Realty Trust with extensive experience in corporate finance, capital markets and real estate operations stemming from his over 20-year career. Prior to joining Postal Realty Trust , Klein served as a Managing Partner and head of capital markets at Monday Properties Services since June 2016, where he led the strategic growth of the firm. From 1998 to the time he joined Monday Properties, Klein

Kyle Kaplan (BSBA ’04) | January 2021

Kaplan (BSBA 2004) is Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law at Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business.  As a Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law, Kaplan recently received the most prestigious teaching award at the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University, the Fred Brand, Jr. Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. Additionally, Kaplan was one of only five faculty and staff members at Penn State’s 24 campuses selected to be a member of this year’s University Court

How a high school four-putt planted the seed for one of golf’s hottest training aids

Oren Kantor (BSBA ’10, MSE ’11) suffered an indelible humiliation as a senior on his high school golf team. After hitting an overzealous first putt that sailed past the hole, followed by a subsequent stroke that was struck too timidly leaving himself three feet shy of the target, his yips continued with a lip out before he finally found the back of the cup on attempt number four. His team lost the match by one stroke. “But if Kantor, who went