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Meet the Masters of Accounting

Fisher School of Accounting alumnus Jonathan Goren was featured in this story from Poets & Quants about some of the impactful recent graduates who earned a master’s in accounting.  Read on to learn more about Goren and how his Fisher School experience prepared him for his role as a tax consultant with Deloitte in his full profile story. 

Taking an accounting degree to the music industry

Patrick Templeman graduated from the Fisher School of Accounting with a passion for accounting and the music industry. Today, he blends those two passions together as a Managing Director at PS Business Management, where the company provides “concierge level accounting services” to some of the biggest names in music. The firm does tax prep and planning for artists like The Who, the Arctic Monkeys, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Leon Bridges, Maggie Rogers and many others, but tax prep is only the

Virtual event highlights the importance of diversity in the workplace

Students from across the Warrington College of Business and UF were invited to a new event from Business Career Services designed to showcase the importance of diversity in the workplace. Over the three-night event, called Diversity in the Workplace, students had the opportunity to hear from Dr. “Bowtie” Todd Jenkins on why inclusivity is important to everyone, a team from Proctor & Gamble (P&G) on how diversity influences their business decisions, Margo Downs on creating inclusive workplaces and a game

Accounting student honored with award for commitment to ethics

Jake Orlick is the 2020-2021 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. He is the fifth recipient of this prestigious award. The Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award honors students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics in business, as evidenced through academic excellence, leadership, personal integrity and civic engagement. “It is a great honor to be chosen for this award!” Orlick said.

Strong performance for UF MBA in latest US News ranking, despite pandemic

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In spite of a volatile year with plenty of challenges for higher education, UF MBA at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business held onto its strong position on U.S. News & World Report’s “2022 Best Graduate Schools” released Tuesday. For the third consecutive year, UF MBA was named among the top 10 U.S. public programs and top 30 national programs. The UF MBA Full-Time program rose to the No. 26 spot overall and the No.

Gary McGill named Senior Associate Dean and Hough Graduate School of Business Director

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business is proud to announce the appointment of Gary McGill as Senior Associate Dean and Director of the Hough Graduate School of Business. In addition to his new role, McGill will continue to serve as Director of the Fisher School of Accounting. “Gary’s leadership has been instrumental to the success of both the Fisher School and the College,” said Saby Mitra, Warrington College of Business Dean. “His insights and experience will be key

10 top Warrington stories from 2020

2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least. From the loss of our beloved college namesake to a brand-new dean to an alumnus who accidentally emailed the entire university, it was a year filled with highs and lows, and kept us at the edge of our seats all 366 days (2020 had to be extra and also be a leap year). To recap all that happened at Warrington this year, we collected the top 10 most popular stories

5 Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Congratulations are in order for five students from the Warrington College of Business for being honored with Outstanding Achievement Awards from the University of Florida International Center (UFIC) on November 17. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2020 are: Man Xie (Ph.D. ’21): Xie, originally from China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of marketing. She earned a bachelor’s

Connecting UF past and present: Fred Fisher and Quinn Fisher Simpson

Pride for the University of Florida runs deep. With it comes a significant connection through multiple generations of families who bleed orange and blue. To highlight this connection, we asked current Business Gator Quinn Fisher Simpson (BSAc ’22) to reminisce with her grandfather, alumnus and namesake of the Fisher School of Accounting Fred Fisher (BSAc ’59) about life at UF, lessons learned in college, advice for the future and more.   Quinn Simpson: Why did you choose UF as the

A legacy of helping students

Professor Williard Everard Stone (1910-2003) was appointed to the University of Florida faculty from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1960 with his eyes set on a long-term goal—turning the academic programs in accounting into some of the nation’s finest. Having served as a member of one of the best business schools in the world, Stone understood the need to attract the very best faculty and students to UF. “Williard had a challenge, bringing in individuals from