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All Fisher School programs in top 10 among publics in PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs all rose on the Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 37thAnnual Survey of Accounting Professors. Each of the programs jumped into the top 10 among publics and the top 15 overall. The undergraduate program rose to No. 5 among

Gary McGill

Fisher School Director named outstanding educator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, received the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award from the American Taxation Association (ATA) this summer at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting. The Ray

Ron Edwards

The building blocks of a serial entrepreneur

Even before Ron Edwards (BSBA Accounting ’70) graduated from college, he was building his entrepreneurial skills – quite literally, in fact. Edwards started his first business building wood pallets with his father and brothers in his small hometown outside of Jacksonville, Florida. “We decided to try [building pallets] one weekend

Victoria Liu

Fisher student receives Public Company Accounting Oversight Board scholarship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Fisher School of Accounting student Victoria Liu is the recipient of a 2018-2019 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) academic scholarship. The scholarship will cover $10,000 worth of tuition, fees, books and supplies. Liu is a combined undergraduate and graduate student at the Fisher School. She is

Robert Knechel

Fisher School professor receives honorary doctorate

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, received an honorary doctorate from BI Norwegian School of Business this June in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of accounting. “This was quite a surprise, and

Annual awards banquet honors Fisher School students

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Michael Dougherty was named the Chrislynn Freed Master of Accounting Outstanding Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting Spring Awards Banquet on April 19 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The award is selected by the faculty and is the highest honor

Michael Donohoe, Candan Erenguc and Juliane Iannarelli

Warrington graduates honored as Outstanding Young Alumni by UF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Three graduates of the University of Florida Warrington College of Business were recently honored by the UF Alumni Association as 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni. Juliane Iannarelli, Michael Donohoe and Candan Erenguc are three of 30 University of Florida alumni who received this year’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award

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Fisher School Graduate program maintains top 10 status

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Fisher School of Accounting’s graduate program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business remained in the top 10 among public schools as part of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2019” rankings released Tuesday. The graduate accounting program is ranked No. 8

Alumna Jane Sun speaks at World Economic Forum

Fisher School of Accounting alumna and Ctrip CEO Jane Sun (BSAc ’92) spoke at the 48th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. She highlighted the current security challenges facing the travel industry and how tourism is conducive to the promotion and momentum of global economic growth. Read more about Sun’s

Patrick Kielty

PhD student honored with teaching award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Patrick Kielty was awarded the Warrington College of Business Spring 2017 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award is presented by the Teaching & Learning Center at Warrington to recognize outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The recipient is selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee. “I am so