Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Articles: page 1

5 Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Congratulations are in order for five students from the Warrington College of Business for being honored with Outstanding Achievement Awards from the University of Florida International Center (UFIC) on November 17. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2020 are: Man Xie (Ph.D. ’21): Xie, originally from China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of marketing. She earned a bachelor’s

Warrington student turns lemons into lemonade, named UF Outstanding Scholar

Marketing senior Kenzie Whiting (BSBA ’20) is among the university-wide recipients of the University of Florida Outstanding Scholar Award from the UF Alumni Association and UF Honors Program for her exemplary scholarship during her time as a student. The Outstanding Scholar Award is given to select graduating candidates each semester, and recipients are featured in the commencement program. “It feels really amazing to have won this award,” Whiting said. “I am not one to actively seek recognition, but it certainly

Warrington student wins best reviewer, nominated for best paper on how social marketing influences public perception

Warrington College of Business student Trish Kalis was among the top honorees at the Academy of International Business Southeast Chapter Conference this October. Kalis (BSBA ’18, MSM ’19, MIB ’20) was named Best Student Reviewer and was nominated for Best Student Paper at the conference focused on academic research in the field of international business. Kalis said it feels rewarding to have been awarded with Best Student Reviewer. “It’s great to know that my reviews were perceived so positively,” she

Nelly Wilson (BSBA ’17, MS-ISOM ’19) | November 2020

Wilson (BSBA 2017, MS-ISOM 2019) was promoted to Cloud Consultant specializing in infrastructure and data analytics at Google after completing the Cloud Technical Residency, a one year rotational program through four different technical roles within Google Cloud.  As part of her Cloud Technical Residency, Wilson wrote a Google blog post focusing on how retailers can prepare for a successful holiday season, while their workforce continues to function remotely.

Isabel Sanchez (BSBA ’19, MIB ’20) | October 2020

Sanchez (BSBA 2019, MIB 2020) is a digital marketing specialist. She recently published a cookbook, “Quarantine Quisine,” with fellow UF alumna Grace Ubben.  Filled with 35 recipes inspired by idle time in the kitchen during quarantine, this is a collection of easy, straightforward recipes that not only taste good, but also make you feel good.   

Taking the real estate industry by storm

If Florida State University had an engineering school at the time Frederic “Rick” Scarola was a student there, his story could have ended up very different. Luckily for the West Palm Beach-native, FSU’s engineering school wouldn’t open until the year he would ultimately graduate from the University of Florida, changing the Seminole to a Gator forever. While Scarola (BSBA ’82) did start out studying engineering after transferring to UF, another subject would catch his eye. At the time, students in

Cristian LaCapra (BSBA ’00) | October 2020

LaCapra (BSBA 2000) is senior vice president, wealth strategist at Northern Trust, where he actively represents the bank within the South Florida community, working closely with community partners on boards, and maintaining consistent involvement in community events. He is a committed civic and community leader, serving as a Tocqueville Society co-chair and member of Connect Florida/Leadership Florida, Strong Girls, Inc. and The Cushman School. Recently, LaCapra was named co-chair of the United Way Tocqueville Society. Along with Brian Y. Goldmeier and

Kimberly Stangle (BSBA) | September 2020

Stangle (BSBA) has joined the Florida High Tech Corridor Council (The Corridor Council) as business and operations manager, bringing over 20 years’ experience managing operations and finances for Florida organizations to support the economic development initiative of the University of Central Florida (UCF), the University of South Florida (USF) and the University of Florida (UF).

The biggest education company you’ve never heard of

Warrington alumnus Ethan Fieldman (BSBA ’03) shares about his journey from tutor at UF to starting Study Edge, which now serves a million students a month and has contracts with some 700 universities. Learn more about Fieldman and how his company facilitates learning for college and high school students in this story from Forbes. 

Ken Bruener (BSBA ’96, MBA ’03) | August 2020

Bruener (BSBA 1996, MBA 2003) was recently named President and CEO of NOUS Imaging, a medical imaging software company that created biofeedback – based MR quality improvement software, called Framewise Integrated Real-Time MRI Monitoring (FIRMM).  Bruener has more than 20 years of medical technology experience, including commercialization, business development and general management roles in the areas of neuro, spine, orthopedics and digital health. Bruener’s last position was President of Jan Medical where he worked closely with key leaders from across