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Nelly Wilson

Heavener Career Week: A blueprint for success

Less than two months into her UF career, Heavener freshman Nelly Wilson faced the gauntlet that is Heavener Career Week and UF’s Career Showcase. It’s an intimidating week for some undergraduate business students as they inch out of their comfort zones and begin their career journeys. Wilson successfully navigated that

Students at Heavener Career Week

What recruiters want to hear

First impressions are vital at networking events like Heavener Career Week. Your ability to impress and connect with a recruiter could lead to that all-important interview. So what do recruiters want to hear from Heavener students? We asked Warrington alumnae Ali (Thompson) Welch (BSBA ’13), Manager, Operations Finance at CSX

Griffin Plattner

Hard work and heartbreak inspire Heavener student in pursuit of degrees

The past few weeks of Griffin Plattner’s UF undergraduate career have been surreal in that he’s actually had some free time. Instead of the usual 18-credit semester, he took a “relaxing” 12 this fall, allowing him to give more campus tours through the Florida Cicerones and unwind with his friends—two

UF President W. Kent Fuchs, Jason Ward and his wife, Michelle, and Warrington Dean John Kraft

International Center honors Warrington again for global education excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jason Ward, the Associate Director of International Programs at the Heavener School of Business, received the University of Florida’s 2015 Staff International Educator of the Year Award on Monday at the Keene Faculty Center in Dauer Hall. The Staff International Educator of the Year Award, presented by

Samantha Biondi, Forrest Hoffman and Allison Carter

Heavener students grateful for alumni support

To thank alumni for their generosity, UF celebrated “Grateful Gator Day” on Nov. 18 at the Plaza of the Americas. Students will have the opportunity to write personal notes and give thanks that will reach up to 30,000 donors. Last year, alumni, parents and friends invested $315 million in support

Brian Ray in class

Heavener School recognized as one of nation’s top 20 public business schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business was again recognized as one of the top 20 public business schools in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “2016 Best Colleges” edition released Wednesday. The Heavener School ranked 18th among U.S. public programs, and 29th overall. It remained the

Justin Rich, Kaily Benedict, Dr. Sean Limon, Joey Couture and Jasmin Tahirovic

Heavener School records another top finish in international case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –The Heavener School of Business finished second in the SDS Case Competition on Aug. 20-29 in Queenstown, New Zealand. The Heavener School has now finished second in both of its international case competitions this fall. The Heavener School was a finalist in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge on

Steven Elkington, Austin Williams, Samantha Pace and Harrison Tool

Heavener School claims second place in Bangkok

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from the Heavener School of Business at UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration placed second in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge (TUBC) on Aug. 11-15 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Heavener School picked up where it left off last year when it reached

Robert Felder with children in need in Bangladesh

Changing the unfamiliar

In the middle of a congested road under the heat of an unrelenting sun, Robert Felder sat waiting to see the unfamiliar. The unfamiliar was dirt roads without streetlights, tree logs carved into bed frames and chairs, and children playing in the dirt in worn out clothes. This is life

Heavener School's Undergraduate Consulting Club

Faculty, students honored at Heavener Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Heavener School of Business Awards were presented April 9 during a ceremony in Heavener Hall. Below is a list of the night’s recipients: BACC Student’s Choice Awards • Most Dedicated Member Award: Giovanni Crimi • Student Leader of the Year: Erick Rodriguez Freshman of the Year: