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Warrington student takes second place in national business writing competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Alyssa Gutierrez, a senior Accounting major at the Warrington College of Business Administration, placed second in the Association for Business Communication (ABC) 2013 Student Writing Contest. The ABC Student Writing Contest is open to undergraduate students enrolled in a business communication course. Participants are presented with a case scenario that requires a business correspondence in response. A panel of academic scholars reviews the entries and selects up to 10 finalists. The finalists’ entries are then reviewed by

Fiona Barnes receives Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Fiona Barnes, Director of the Center for Management Communication at the Warrington College of Business Administration, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award. The award is given annually to the professor at the Warrington College of Business Administration whose teaching best exemplified the use of technology over the past year. “I’m honored to receive the Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award this year.” Dr. Barnes said. “This award is particularly

Warrington student places second in national business writing competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Iris Zhang, a senior finance major at the Warrington College of Business Administration, finished second in the Association for Business Communication 2010 Student Writing contest. In this competition, students are presented a case scenario and are asked to construct a business correspondence in response. Entries are judged on clarity, appropriate tone and style, motivation to a desired outcome, organization and mastery of vocabulary among other factors. A panel of academic readers reviewed the entries and selected 10