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Heavener students win case competition at Johnson & Johnson HQ

A team of five students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business won the national Johnson & Johnson Case Competition this November. After winning an internal competition against fellow Business Gators, Johnson & Johnson flew the team to

Growing citrus is the family business

Matt McLean (BSBA ’93) enrolled at the University of Florida in 1989 with plans to change what he always knew. Growing up with three generations of citrus farming before him, McLean was drawn elsewhere. He saw the bright lights of

Undergrads are Business Ready

Early in her time as director of the Heavener School of Business, Erica Studer-Byrnes and her team saw a gap in the student experience. Undergraduate business students didn’t have a program that would guide them from their first day on

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MSF students give best solution for commercial real estate debt

Only 12 teams from 10 national universities were invited to compete at the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council’s (CREFC) third annual Real Estate Debt Case Competition, and the University of Florida’s team came out on top. In October, the team

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Four things to do with a finance degree

Every company needs employees who are skilled in finance. From increasing company profit to analyzing economic and market trends, a career in finance implies a multitude of opportunities, offering stability and consistent demand projections. With a degree in finance, you

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University of Florida Class of 2022-2023 business student outcomes include excellent job placements, higher than average starting salaries

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Warrington College of Business students who graduated during the 2022-2023 academic year (summer and fall of 2022 and spring of 2023) secured jobs in significant fields at some of the nation’s top companies and

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Courage before confidence

When you face opportunity, what do you do? Ellen Connelly Taaffe (BSBA ’83), University of Florida alumna and Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Women’s Leadership Programming at the Kellogg School of Management, describes the mirrored door as a place

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Five things to do with an information systems degree

The intersection between business and technology is of great importance, and an information systems degree can establish a strong foundation for those looking to work specifically within this intersection. With a vast array of businesses and industries relying on technology

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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

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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