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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.

Symposium encourages students to be ethical in business

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener Business Ethics Ambassadors, which assist the Poe Business Center at the Warrington College of Business, hosted the Ethics in the Workplace Symposium on Wednesday night. The event gave seniors an opportunity to accept an oath to be ethical in their future business ventures. They signed cards pledging to be ethical business leaders and were encouraged to keep the card as a reminder of the oath. With graduation coming later this month, this event punctuated the importance

Believers in Business

When George (BSBA ’79) and Lisa Etheridge (BSBA ’80) enrolled at the University of Florida in the mid 1970s, pursuing a business education was not in their plans. George intended on being a dentist while Lisa went the pre-med route. What was once one of the furthest things from their minds is now one of the closest to their hearts. George and Lisa have championed the Warrington College of Business for the past four decades, generously supporting the College’s scholars

Ethics scholars named Affiliate Faculty at Bob Graham Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Drs. Michelle Darnell and Brian Ray, Co-Directors of the Elizabeth B. & William F. Poe, Sr. Center for Business Ethics Education and Research, were appointed as Affiliate Faculty at UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service. The Graham Center’s Affiliate Faculty are chosen because of their record of mentoring student research projects and their support of undergraduates engaged in campus and community outreach. Former Governor and U. S. Senator Bob Graham founded the Center in 2006 as