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Horace Tucker, Barrie Eisenberg, Mary Polidan, Joey Couture and Sarah Winter

Heavener School secures another impressive case competition finish

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business finished in second place at the Scotiabank International Case Competition this past weekend at the University of Western Ontario’s (Canada) Ivey Business School. The team of Joey Couture, Barrie Eisenberg, Mary Polidan and Sarah Winter recorded the Heavener School’s third second-place finish

Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia) claimed the inaugural Heavener International Case Competition

Inaugural Heavener International Case Competition a rousing success

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener International Case Competition crowned its first-ever champion as Queensland University of Technology (Australia) won the inaugural event this past weekend. QUT advanced through a competitive 20-team field, including an impressive group in the final round, to claim the title. The final round had four teams

Barrie Eisenberg, Kristin Fanto and Kate Benesch prepare Heavener International Case Competition

Heavener School hosts the world

For nearly a decade, business schools all over the globe have welcomed the Heavener School of Business to their case competitions. Now it’s the Heavener School’s turn to return the favor. The inaugural Heavener International Case Competition, one of the few international case competitions held in the U.S., begins today

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