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Student Spotlight: Jennifer Hilsdon

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional students from across Warrington.  As she pursues her bachelor’s degree in marketing, Jennifer Hilsdon is also working towards a Master of International Business degree as part of Warrington’s combined degree program. She also participated in study abroad programs through the Heavener School of Business with trips to

Warrington ethics team finishes in top four

A team of undergraduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finished in the top four of 20 teams at the Milgard Invitational Case Competition on Social Responsibility. Jacob Orlick, Carly Ritterband and Isabella Roman-Secor made up the Warrington team. The ninth annual competition took place from on February 28 on campus at the University of Washington – Tacoma, Milgard School of Business. The Warrington team competed against schools from the University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania, University

Four Warrington students win first place, best 11 teams from across Florida in CFA Societies Ethics Challenge

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took home a first-place win at the CFA® Societies of Florida Ethics Challenge hosted February 7 at Florida A&M University’s School of Business & Industry in Tallahassee, Florida. The team came out on top after competing against teams from across Florida’s universities, including Bethune Cookman University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida Memorial University, Florida State University, Rollins College, Stetson University,

Heavener School wins 2020 Champions Trophy

Four Heavener students won the Champions Trophy Case Competition from January 26-February 1 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Champions Trophy Case Competition is the culmination of the competition season and is invite-only for schools that have won or shown a high level of consistency during qualifying events. The Heavener team won the event for the third time in the last six years, defeating international case competition powers like Queen’s University, National University of Singapore, American University of Beirut and Indiana

How growing up financially insecure inspired me to teach financial education to others

By Mary Driscoll, BSBA ’20 I’ve always had a passion for business, and growing up in a financially insecure household taught me the importance of understanding how to handle money. When I came to the University of Florida Warrington College of Business to pursue a degree in finance, it was important to me to not only to learn about personal finance for myself, but also to share my knowledge to help teach others the importance of understanding how to manage money. In

Three unexpected lessons I learned during my semester in England

By Robert Skrob, BSBA ’21 I boarded the 143-double-decker bus from Stopford for the last time. My final exam ended moments before. I was ready to pack up to head back to the States and spend my remaining few days in Manchester with my flat mates. I watched the Uni buildings pass by. The memories followed. I remembered my nervous first day of courses, the late nights I explored the city with friends, and the moment I was able to

New partnership with JumpStart provides opportunities for students to get head start on professional development

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business can now get a jumpstart on their professional development as well as their internship and full-time job search thanks to a new partnership with the JumpStart Advisory Group. JumpStart specializes in identifying and developing highly-skilled, diverse individuals at the undergraduate, graduate or work professional phases, including diverse races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, veterans and military status, who possess the expertise, experience and academic credentials for today’s competitive

Student Spotlight: Rachael Kramer

In 2016, Rachael Kramer (BSBA ’19, MIB ’20) started her first year at the University of Florida Heavener School of Business and as one of the newest members of the UF Volleyball team. Just a few years later, she completed her undergraduate degree in marketing and played in all 33 UF Volleyball matches in her junior year. She’s now working to complete her Master of International Business while continuing as a middle blocker for the Gator Volleyball team. We spoke

In your first semester at UF Warrington? Here’s some advice.

On behalf of the entire Warrington College of Business, if this is your first semester as a Business Gator, welcome! We’re so glad you joined the Gator Nation. While we hope your experience thus far has been everything you ever imagined, we know transitioning to life as an undergraduate or graduate student can be challenging at times. To help you during your early time here, we asked Warrington students, faculty, staff and alumni, who have all been there, to share

Heavener School of Business rises into the top 15 among publics in U.S. News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business was ranked No. 12 among publics on U.S. News & World Report’s “2020 Best Undergraduate Business Programs” rankings released Monday, September 9. The Heavener School ranked in the No. 22 position among all U.S. undergraduate programs. It continues to be the highest-ranking undergraduate business program in the state of Florida, the No. 1 ranked state for higher education. U.S. News & World Report also reported on Monday that for the third year