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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

Warrington Business Ethics Ambassador selected for the UF Hall of Fame

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Warrington College of Business student and Business Ethics Ambassador Arie Hariton was selected for the University of Florida Hall of Fame. Since 1921, the UF Hall of Fame has recognized seniors and graduate students who have consistently demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving the University of Florida through campus and community involvement, participation in organized campus activities and scholastic achievement. It is one of the most prestigious honors awarded to students by the Division of Student Affairs

Heavener student receives ethics award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Abigail Fielding was named the 2017-2018 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year. She is the second 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. “Being selected for this award is among one of the

Warrington student named Business Ethics Ambassador of the Year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ria Shah was named the 2017-2018 Business Ethics Ambassador of the Year. The Business Ethics Ambassador of the Year award is given to a Business Ethics Ambassador who demonstrates and positively promotes ethical decision making and leadership skills. “Being chosen from my peers as the Business Ethics Ambassador (BEA) of the year is a great honor for which I am truly grateful,” Shah said. “I have never felt more at home than when I joined the Business

Alex Sink on business, politics and ethics

My name is Tiffany Felcoski, and I am a Business Ethics Ambassador and second-year information systems major at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Alex Sink, a business woman and politician who served as Florida’s Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2011, uses ethics not just in theory but also in practice, as she explained when she spoke to students at the Heavener School of Business on placing ethics above a political or business win based on her

First-year students flourish in ethics case competition

The Warrington Welcome Ethics Case Competition, hosted by the Business Ethics Ambassadors (BEAs), is more than a competition. It’s an opportunity for first-year students to be exposed to the business ethics and help acclimate themselves to the Warrington College of Business. Here’s how Warrington students prepared for the competition Oct. 3-10. Beginning the Competition The BEAs led ethical discussions challenging students to apply their perspectives to relevant ethical dilemmas that corporations are currently facing. Students were placed into teams and