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Heavener School honors students and faculty at annual banquet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business honored a number of students and faculty at the Student and Faculty Awards Banquet hosted in April. The Heavener School annually recognizes excellence among its faculty and Ph.D. students for teaching, student organizations and advisors. The Heavener School is proud to recognize

Heavener School recognized by AACSB International for Innovation in Leadership Development

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  In response to rapid global change, business schools are no longer educating students about the ways of the world, they are educating them for a world that does not yet exist. Bold and innovative approaches to leadership development are key to their success. The Heavener School of

Heavener International Case Competition

International teams compete at successful third annual Heavener International Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Twenty teams of undergraduate students traveled to the Heavener School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business February 11-17 for the third annual Heavener International Case Competition. Teams from the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Oceania and the Middle East competed for the

Heavener School students recognized on Poets & Quants’ 2018 Best & Brightest

Heavener School of Business students Chrisford Bélizaire and Abigail Fielding were named among Poets & Quants’ 2018 Best & Brightest. Read more from Chrisford and Abigail about their time at the Heavener School.

Alfonso Tejada

Warrington alumnus offered $300,000 deal on Shark Tank

Alfonso Tejada decided to apply to be on Shark Tank in the summer of 2017, hoping he’d be selected sometime to pitch his product to the “sharks.” He was shocked to hear back from producers the next day. “I thought they weren’t going to be interested in my product, but

Taylor Williams

Want your business to be more productive? Try improv.

Taylor Williams (BABA ’05) has long considered herself a business-minded individual, but with a creative spark. “My dad was a small business owner, so I’ve had that background, but I am a very creative person,” she said. “I feel like I’ve always had both sides to me.” Growing up in

Crystal McDuffy & Justin Schlakman

UF Warrington students place in the top at ethics case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Warrington College of Business students Crystal McDuffy and Justin Schlakman won the top spot in their division at the Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition at Stetson University, as well as placing third overall in the competition. McDuffy, a junior marketing student, and Schlakman, a junior combined undergraduate

Business Career Services expands to Heavener School

The Heavener School is taking the next step to ensure positive career outcomes for students. The Business Career Services office expanded at the start of the fall 2017 semester to offer dedicated programs and services for Heavener students in order to assist them in reaching their career goals. All undergraduate

Case competition teams stand out around the world

The Heavener School completed its most successful year in international case competitions with a pair of first-place finishes and three third-place finishes out of the eight competitions attended. With competitions in Australia, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and New Zealand, the Heavener School proved itself as an international power in case

Prioritizing a Degree

After 25 years of working in the field of civil engineering, Ray Piacente (BSBA ’17) has built strong leadership skills, learned how to manage a team, and developed robust communication abilities. However, there was something missing from his background that would help him further advance his skills and career opportunities.