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Jason Altmire (DBA ’20) | November 2020

Altmire (DBA 2020) was named the President and CEO of Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU), a for-profit college group. He will officially join CECU on December 1, 2020.  Altmire is a former Democratic member of Congress from Pennsylvania. He served on the Higher Education Subcommittee during all three of his terms as a member of Congress and has served as a trustee or member of advisory boards at several colleges and universities. Altmire was appointed to serve on the

Student Spotlight: Amber Yoo

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional people from across Warrington.  Learn more about what makes Amber Yoo, a student in the Doctor of Business Administration program, a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: Where are you from originally?  Yoo: “I was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. I remember

3 reasons why UF DBA is right for you

Picking the right DBA program can be a challenge, but the UF DBA program offers everything you need and stands out among its peers as one of the best in the country. With the backing of the University of Florida and the Warrington College of Business, here’s why you can expect an impactful education as a student in the UF DBA program. ACCREDITATION With an accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), you are guaranteed to

Warrington Spring 2021 Course Plans

In early October, the University shared that it will offer as many face-to-face classes in the spring of 2021 as it did in the spring of 2020. I’d like to explain exactly what that means for you as a Warrington student.  Beginning in January, MBA, DBA and Ph.D. courses will follow the same structure as they did in the fall semester  Undergraduate and some specialized master’s students will have expanded options for how they attend their classes Undergraduate and some specialized master’s

To dodge sanctions Venezuela turns to Asia asphalt giant

Documents turned over to the AP show how Venezuela is trying to skirt harsh U.S. sanctions through a financial arrangement with an asphalt company based in Thailand. Forensic accountant, Salisbury University Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctor of Business Administration student David P. Weber was part of the team that investigated the corruption. Read more from Weber in this story from The Washington Post. 

Doctor of Business Administration degree central to former Congressman Jason Altmire’s next chapter

Jason Altmire (DBA ’20) has spent his career between two of his passions – business and politics. His early work as a legislative assistant on Capitol Hill and later position as a hospital executive in his home state of Pennsylvania would set the foundation for his three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and role as Senior Vice President for Public Affairs at Florida Blue. As the representative for Pennsylvania’s 4th Congressional District from 2007-2013, Altmire spearheaded 29 different

How to decide between a DBA and a Ph.D.

Deciding to further your education is a big step but figuring out exactly which degree program you want to pursue is just as important. How do you choose between pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration or a Ph.D. program? The Warrington College of Business has great options for both. As you are making the decision, here’s what you need to know. You want a DBA if… You have 10+ years of management experience An important part of the UF DBA

A winding path to the Doctor of Business Administration

Like many, Inga Moffitt describes her career path as far from linear. Where her path has lacked in continuity, though, Moffitt has more than made up for in breadth of experience. A Georgia-native, Moffitt (DBA ’22) completed her undergraduate studies in chemical engineering at North Carolina A&T State University, leading her to her first career in research and development for disposable diapers. “That was an eye-opening experience!” she said. Moffitt’s time in research and development flowed into an opportunity to

Research Roundup: Innovative ideas from Warrington in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 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, the innovative ideas from Warrington faculty members continued to elevate the college into one of the most respected. Warrington faculty had 128 papers accepted or published in the 2019-2020 academic year, including:

What will be forever changed as a result of COVID-19?

Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III Professor, spoke with WUFT News about how COVID-19 will impact the way we work. Bono shared her insights on the topic as well as the initial results of her research project regarding work and family in the time of COVID.  Will flexibility in remote working change the workplace forever? See what Bono thinks in this podcast from WUFT News (begins at 10:06).