Commencement Articles: page 1

Graduating Business Gators reflect on their time at Warrington

May 4-6, 2018, students across the Warrington College of Business’ undergraduate and graduate programs will walk across the commencement stage, officially becoming University of Florida alumni. During the 2017-2018 academic year, the Warrington College of Business will have conferred 1,421 degrees – 250 in the Fisher School of Accounting, 287 in the Heavener School of Business, 443 in the UF MBA program, 433 across the specialty master’s programs and 8 in the Ph.D. programs. In honor of our graduating students,

“It’s not goodbye. It’s see you later.”

Warrington grads share their career plans, thank those who have helped them along the way and say goodbye–for now. Congratulations!  

Hard work and heartbreak inspire Heavener student in pursuit of degrees

The past few weeks of Griffin Plattner’s UF undergraduate career have been surreal in that he’s actually had some free time. Instead of the usual 18-credit semester, he took a “relaxing” 12 this fall, allowing him to give more campus tours through the Florida Cicerones and unwind with his friends—two of his favorite activities. The free time has also given Plattner the opportunity to reflect on a memorable 4 ½ years which were demanding, exhilarating, heartbreaking and inspiring. Plattner will