Fisher School of Accounting Articles: page 2

Kevin Boone

On the fast track

Kevin Boone (BSAc ’00) recalls getting his first glimpse into the world of finance while reading stock quotes in the newspaper with his grandfather. As time and technology progressed, he opened his first account during the early days of online

Frederick E. Fisher 1931-2023

Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of accounting champion Frederick E. Fisher

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It is with deep sadness that the University of Florida Warrington College of Business shares the loss of one of its alumni and greatest supporters – Frederick E. Fisher (BSBA Accounting ’59). The namesake of the Fisher

Josh Green

Level Up!

Joshua Green is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development of Survios, a Los Angeles-based gaming company focused on creating immersive experiences and games. Since arriving at Survios in 2019, Green has been part of raising

Corporate Partnerships: NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy has a strong presence on the University of Florida campus, and the company has increased it in recent years. After starting by tabling and attending events at the UF Warrington College of Business and the Fisher School of

Jason Wells

Accounting a community can count on

Moving to Navy bases around the world at a young age, Jason Wells (BSAc ‘00, MAcc ‘00) learned the value of community. With this experience, came an appreciation for whatever neighborhood he may find himself in.  As President and Chief

Accounting Work

Four things to do with an accounting degree

An accounting degree opens many doors in the business world. From auditing, tax planning and compliance, to strategic financial analysis, individuals with accounting degrees are in high demand. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts over 136,000 annual

Student stands next to company sign.

Heavener students take on the heat with summer internships

This summer, students from across the Heavener School of Business are gaining real-world experience through internships with global and international companies. Internships and externships, where students can gain the same hands-on work experience in a remote learning environment, are a

University of Florida faculty member appointed Senior Editor of prestigious accounting journal

Dr. Jennifer Wu Tucker, Cook/Deloitte professor at the Warrington College of Business, was recently appointed Senior Editor of the Accounting Horizons academic journal. Accounting Horizons is one of three association-wide journals published by the American Accounting Association (AAA), alongside The

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Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2022-2023

Over the 2022-2023 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received many top rankings from renowned publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, Fortune and Bloomberg Businessweek. The distinguished rankings the college received from these publications affirm its

Jake Bruce

Fisher student awarded PCAOB scholarship

Fisher School of Accounting student Jake Bruce received the 2023-2024 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) academic scholarship. The scholarship will cover $10,000 worth of tuition, fees, books and supplies. “I am extremely grateful to be receiving the PCAOB scholarship,”