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Fisher School Graduate Program Climbs in Rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s graduate accounting program moved up in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2018” rankings released this month. The graduate accounting program is now tied for No. 18 overall, up two spots from last year, and No. 8 among publics.

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Change for the better

Noelle Fennessy (BSAc ’16, MAcc ’16) came to a memorable, and somewhat sobering, realization two years ago when she attended Beta Alpha Psi’s Annual Meeting—an international gathering of the honor organization for financial information students and professionals. “Every chapter seemed to be more active than we were,” said Fennessy, now

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Fisher School maintains impressive standing in US News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program ranked fifth among U.S. public programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2017 Best Colleges” edition released Tuesday. Overall, the Fisher School’s undergraduate program ranked 10th in the U.S. “I’m pleased to see the hard work of our students, faculty,

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Fisher School’s programs highly ranked in new PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs all ranked among the top 15 U.S. public accounting programs in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 35th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors released today. Among U.S. publics, the Fisher School ranked 7th in undergraduate programs, 10th in master’s

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Fisher School ranks in top 5 among U.S. public undergraduate programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – U.S. News & World Report ranked the Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program fifth among U.S. public programs in its “2016 Best Colleges” edition released Wednesday. The Fisher School’s undergraduate program ranked 10th overall, and was the only program from the state of Florida recognized in the

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Fisher School again recognized for program quality in PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate (10th), master’s (11th) and doctoral (16th) programs all finished in the top 20 among U.S. public accounting programs in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 34thAnnual Survey of Accounting Professors. Fisher’s standing in the PAR rankings is even more notable considering its faculty

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Fisher School director honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting, received the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Faculty Award from Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business on April 23. The Rawls College of Business has honored its distinguished alumni and friends since 1986, but this

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Fisher School director awarded national faculty merit honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting, received the 2014 Federation of Schools Accountancy (FSA)/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award. The FSA/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award honors a faculty member for distinguished contributions to the FSA, the profession of accounting, and

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Fisher School mourns loss of loyal alumnus

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Luciano Prida Sr., a devoted alumnus and supporter of the Fisher School of Accounting, passed away Saturday. He was 90 years old. “We are very proud that Luciano Prida Sr., was an alumnus of the University of Florida’s Fisher School of Accounting,” said Dr. Gary McGill, Associate

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US News ranks Fisher School undergraduate program seventh among U.S. publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting ranked seventh among all U.S. public undergraduate accounting programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2015 Best Colleges” edition. Overall, the Fisher School ranked 12th among all U.S. undergraduate accounting programs. “The undergraduate accounting program provides a very strong foundation for our