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Robert Knechel

Warrington accounting professor named to national auditing board

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – W. Robert Knechel, Distinguished Professor, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, has been named to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group. “I

Fisher School banquet honors standout students

Catherine Weng 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

Deloitte consistently recruits from the UF Warrington College of Business

Corporate Partnerships: Deloitte

The connections between Deloitte and the UF Warrington College of Business started decades ago. Deloitte has long maintained a consistent presence on the Warrington campus to hire students or speak in classes. Warrington graduate J. Michael Cook (BSBA ’64) also

40 Gators Under 40 logo at center just above seven photos of 4 men and 3 women.

2022 40 Gators Under 40 list features seven Warrington alumni

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The fourth annual 40 Gators Under 40 had a strong showing of Business Gators, with seven alumni from the Warrington College of Business selected for the annual listing presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association. The

A group of three women and two men pose for a photo in business suits.

Five honored with Warrington’s teaching, advising awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The UF Warrington College of Business is proud to announce its five winners of its annual Teaching/Advising Awards. Dennis DiPasquale is the recipient of the Undergraduate Teaching Award and Larah Doyle and Allison Gatsche are the recipients

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Top 10 Warrington stories from 2021

Following a year like 2020, we had high hopes for what was to come in 2021. Even with its continued ups and downs, the year brought some reminders of why it’s great to be a Florida Gator. From top rankings

Chris Winfrey

Mastering the language of business

When Chris Winfrey (BSAc ’96, MBA ’98) was selecting his major as a student at the University of Florida, he had many options before him – marketing, finance, management. The recent Oviedo High School graduate recognized, though, that there was

Robert Knechel

Warrington accounting professor receives second honorary doctorate

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – W. Robert Knechel, Distinguished Professor, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, is the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Nyenrode Business Universiteit in the Netherlands. He will receive the

Elizabeth Castro Gulacsy

From Cuba to CFO

Elizabeth Castro Gulacsy’s life could have ended up vastly different had her parents not taken an opportunity to leave their home country of Cuba for the United States. After living under the repressive communist regime for years, Gulacsy’s parents and

Fisher alumna Cindy Pekrul is the Senior Vice President of Global Finance Operations at NBCUniversal

Leading accounting across the media landscape

After helping two companies through bankruptcies early in her career, Cindy Pekrul was struggling to decide what was next. She already had great experience in financial operations, but she wanted a break before figuring out what the next step looked