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Heavener student organizations

Student organizations at the Heavener School of Business provide students with leadership opportunities, practical business experience, and networking and community-building skills. These organizations enhance the student experience, while also create real-life change through impactful work with College, UF and community partners. Here are some notable achievements from Heavener student organizations

Nelly Wilson

Pairing study abroad with internships: Nelly Wilson

As a pillar of the Heavener School of Business experience, international study makes the world our students’ classroom. The experience of studying abroad develops students’ self-confidence and maturity, reinforces their commitment to learning, builds strong career skills, and fosters an understanding and appreciation of other cultures. The Heavener School of

Empowering women through dance

There was never a dull moment during Lanita Patton’s (BSBA ’15) time at the Heavener School of Business. She spent her days studying for her finance courses, pursuing a minor in entrepreneurship, mentoring students in the Florida Leadership Academy and as a Career and Academic Peer Mentor, representing the Black

Impacting an industry

When Marta (Zenoz) Cotton walked into her first class at the University of Florida, she was hooked. Once she saw Dr. David Denslow scribbling on the board and drawing multiple graphs in her economics class, Cotton had no doubt she was in the right place. Dr. Craig Tapley’s Introduction to

Preparing students to be career-ready

A cornerstone of the University of Florida Heavener School of Business is preparing students for careers as soon as they commence. Heavener’s combination of academic excellence, networking opportunities, international experiences, academic advisement, as well as career and leadership development programs set our students apart when they enter the workforce. Leadership

MSF team wins stock pitch competition at Harvard

A team of Master of Science in Finance students won the Harvard University Stock Pitch Competition on November 10. The trio of James Goyer, Kristen Mousa and Paul Stanley came out victorious from the field of over 45 teams, representing schools such as Harvard, Columbia, Brown, Cornell, NYU, University of Pennsylvania, University

MSF team wins respected stock pitch competition

A team of three Master of Science in Finance students won the stock pitch competition at the ENGAGE® Undergraduate Investment Conference at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business from October 20-22. James Goyer, Kristen Mousa and Paul Stanley came out on top of a field of 27 teams, including

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

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business continued to rise on the U.S. News & World Report’s “2018 Best Undergraduate Business Programs” rankings list to the No. 14 position among U.S. public undergraduate business programs. The Heavener School, which ranked 17th among publics last year, also rose to No.

Alex Llodra

Gaining Global Experience

Alex Llodra wasn’t sure what to expect when she started an internship at Vandergeeten Trading Co. in Beijing. Feeling uncomfortable at the beginning of her internship while in a foreign culture turned into one of the most beneficial experiences of her life. “I am always looking for ways to develop

Heavener Hall of Fame

Heavener School delivers prestigious awards

The Heavener School of Business inducted four students into the Heavener Hall of Fame and presented four students with the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award. Corey Ashmeade, Kara Conley, Kristin Fanto and Rachel Halfaker were welcomed into the Heavener Hall of Fame while Hannah Olmstead, Jade Mulvaney, Ralph Sherman