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Accounting student honored with award for commitment to ethics

Jake Orlick is the 2020-2021 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. He is the fifth recipient of this prestigious award. The Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award honors students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics in business, as evidenced through academic excellence, leadership, personal integrity and civic engagement. “It is a great honor to be chosen for this award!” Orlick said.

Warrington team among the top three at ethics case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Two students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finished among the top teams at the Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition at Stetson University. The team finished third in the final ethics case competition.  “The Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition provides students with an opportunity to sharpen their analytical and critical thinking as well as their presentations skills,” said Dr. Brian Ray, Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center. “This competition always attracts teams from

Warrington duo places third at international ethics case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A pair of University of Florida Warrington College of Business students finished among the top teams at the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC), a student-run organization at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Canada. The team finished third in the final ethics case competition.  “The Inter-Collegiate Business Competition is the largest and longest running undergraduate business competition in North America. Now in its 48thyear, ICBC attracts students from some of the best business schools in

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

Economics student honored with award for commitment to ethics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Carly Ritterband was named the 2019-2020 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. She is the fourth recipient of this prestigious award. The Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award honors students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics in business, as evidenced through academic excellence, leadership, personal integrity and civic engagement. It feels incredible to win this award!” Ritterband said.

Warrington students earn 3rd place in Collegiate Ethics Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of undergraduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finished in the top three teams at the 17th Annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition hosted by the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona October 17-22. The Collegiate Ethics Case Competition hosts the top public and private business schools across the globe and exposes students to a thought-provoking business ethics case that they could face in their professional careers. Student teams

Poe Center director selected as a Wall Street Journal contributing professor

Dr. Brian Ray, Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center, has been selected to serve as a contributing professor to The Wall Street Journal in the fields of leadership and ethics. The Wall Street Journal selects top tier faculty members in the fields of accounting, business law, ethics, finance, leadership, marketing, and strategic management to contribute to the Journal’s student membership and professor resources, weekly reviews and assessment tools. “It is an honor to join The Wall Street Journal as a

Warrington faculty member receives prestigious military award for research excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Brian Ray, Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center and Senior Lecturer of Leadership and Ethics, received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Writing from the Joint Forces Staff College. The award recognizes senior military officers for excellence in academic research and analysis. Dr. Ray, who serves as a Colonel in the Army Reserve, co-authored a paper entitled, Harnessing Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems Across the Seven Joint Functions. “It is a great honor to be recognized

Faculty News Roundup: Warrington professors’ successes in 2017-2018

Over the 2017-2018 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or being quoted in the news about trending topics like cryptocurrency, energy, leadership, IPOs, brick-and-mortar retail stores and entrepreneurship, Warrington faculty members continued to elevate the college into one of the most respected in the world.   Warrington faculty had 176

Four honored with Warrington’s teaching, advising awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business recognized faculty members Dr. Brian Ray and Dr. Liangfei Qiu along with advisors Bernadine Thomas and Gus Kreatsoulas as its 2017-2018 Teaching/Advising Award winners. Brian Ray: Dr. Ray is a Lecturer of Leadership and Ethics, as well as the Co-Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center. Prior to his role in the Poe Center, Dr. Ray served as the Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener Schools of Business.