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The winning team of Heavener School of Business students with their check from the Johnson & Johnson Case Competition.

Heavener student brings consulting skills to real-world scenario at the Johnson & Johnson Case Competition

By Camila Vincent de Urquiza, BSBA ’20 Throughout my time at UF, my interests have greatly varied, shifting from journalism, to law, and finally to marketing in the Heavener School of Business. I knew that I enjoyed psychology, and I needed a field where I could be creative and solve

Gator Ubiquity statue with overlay of 40 Under 40 logo and seven circles with portraits of each 40 Under 40 winner.

Seven Warrington alumni named to inaugural 40 Under 40

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Alumni from across the Warrington College of Business were named to the first 40 Under 40, presented on the University of Florida campus during the Orange & Blue weekend festivities. Presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association, the 40 Under 40 honors Gators who are going

From left: Alaina Brown, Ophir Rotem, Suzy Dabage and Katelyn Chandler.

Heavener students recognized for their excellence in leadership, community service

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business inducted a new student into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded three students the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet on April 9. Ophir Rotem was the latest Heavener students to be installed into the

Sandy Liu

Master of International Business student receives UF Graduate Student Mentoring Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sandy Liu (BSBA Information Systems and Operations Management ’18, MIB ’19) was one of six recipients of the University of Florida Graduate Student Mentoring Award presented at UF’s Graduate Student Research Day this week. The Graduate Student Mentoring Award, given by the UF Graduate School, is intended

Makayla Nicholas, Erin Elferdink and Madison Mougalian

Three Heavener students selected as Fund for Education Abroad Scholars

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Heavener School of Business students Erin Elferdink, Madison Mougalian and Makayla Nicholas were selected as scholars of the Fund for Education Abroad, a program that makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting minority, community college and first-generation college students before, during and after they participate

How Heavener strengthens its international reputation

Preparing students for the global economy has long been a priority at the Heavener School of Business. With international studies etched into the walls of Heavener Hall as one of the School’s four pillars, it’s important that students benefit from studying abroad or an international internship. Led by Director of

Students on the Miller Center NYC Retail Tour visit Tiffany & Co.

Warrington students network with, learn from retail executives in the Big Apple

As part of the David F. Miller Retail Center’s annual trip to New York City, marketing student Kalika Shelar reflects on the trip to a major hub of the retail industry. By Kalika Shelar (BSBA ’19) After a long night of car horns and other obscure street noises one will

A familiar formula for success

Growing up with both parents as accountants, Paola Charco Garza (BSBA ’18, MIB ’19) knew from an early age she wanted to pursue a career that involved thinking through calculations. “I was always a math and science girl growing up,” she said. “I saw it at home, was exposed to

Helping first-year students

Heavener’s Peer Leader program allows students to co-teach a Warrington Welcome class and play an important role in familiarizing first-year students to business school. But the first-year students aren’t the only ones experiencing the benefits of the program. Peer Leaders use Warrington Welcome classes to build connections with each other

Easing the transition

Gator Global Guides ensure that exchange students have an easy transition to their time on the Heavener campus. Each exchange student is paired with a guide before they arrive in Gainesville. Guides are responsible for making sure the exchange student has arrived and is getting settled in their new surroundings,