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Building strong businesses through design

In honor of National Women’s Small Business Month this October, Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship student Caroline Staniski writes about how she’s building her graphic design business with the knowledge she’s gained from the Warrington College of Business.   By Caroline Staniski “Good design is good business.” This is a quote from one of my favorite businesspeople, former CEO of IBM, Thomas Watson. When it comes to graphic designers, most fall into either one of two categories.

5 ways to foster your network during your MBA experience

Making the decision to pursue an MBA is not easy. There are hundreds of programs, formats and prices. Once you sort through all of your options and apply to your top programs, you’re then faced with deciding which of the programs you’ve been admitted to will provide you the ultimate student experience, and most importantly, ample networking opportunities. Networking in an MBA program is like nothing you’ve ever experienced – it’s not all suit and tie. It’s about the connections

Fall 2018 Commencement: Warrington ceremony to recognize individual graduates

Warrington undergraduate and graduate students – you may have heard about the University of Florida’s updates to the commencement ceremony. The University will hold two ceremonies for students graduating in the fall of 2018. The first is a University-wide gathering on Saturday, December 15 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium for graduates and their guests where degrees will be conferred. The second is a college-specific ceremony where graduates will be individually recognized. The Warrington College of Business’ ceremony will be held

Practice makes perfect at Professional Development Day

By Haley Aouate As any young professional will tell you, the idea behind an elevator pitch is that if you’re ever caught in an elevator with the CEO of your dream company or a hiring manager, you have 30-60 seconds of their valuable time to sell yourself through this short, persuasive description. This is my elevator pitch. My name is Haley Aouate, and I am a full-time graduate student in the Master of International Business program. I recently completed by