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Women in Accounting Symposium inspires mentorship, leadership

By Diana Weng, Fisher School of Accounting Ph.D. candidate I often look back at my path at the University of Florida’s Fisher School of Accounting and think about how fortunate I am to be where I am today, still the University of Florida. What can I say? It’s great. To be. A Florida Gator. In 2011, I was a freshman trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life and who I wanted to be. I did

General Martin E. Dempsey discusses leadership, inclusion with UF MBA students

University of Florida MBA students had the exclusive opportunity to learn about leadership from former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin E. Dempsey, U.S. Army, Retired. Dempsey, who served 41 years in the military, spoke to UF MBA students about the challenges of leadership in today’s constantly-connected and intelligence-driven world. “Leadership in this era is different,” Dempsey said. “As a leader, you’re in a competition for attention and trust and the confidence of your followers, and it’s

Fall 2018 Commencement: Warrington ceremony to recognize individual graduates

Warrington undergraduate and graduate students – you may have heard about the University of Florida’s updates to the commencement ceremony. The University will hold two ceremonies for students graduating in the fall of 2018. The first is a University-wide gathering on Saturday, December 15 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium for graduates and their guests where degrees will be conferred. The second is a college-specific ceremony where graduates will be individually recognized. The Warrington College of Business’ ceremony will be held

UF MBA students get behind-the-scenes look at Raymond James and Amgen on Tampa City Trek

UF MBA students across its Full-Time, Professional and Executive programs visited Tampa-based companies Raymond James and Amgen for an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience. Students had the opportunity to meet and network with executives, many of which are UF MBA alumni, and learn about the day-to-day operations of each company. “At UF MBA, we greatly value the relationships we have with our alumni and are proud that so many of them want to give back to current students,” said John Gresley, Assistant