Hough Graduate School of Business Articles

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Why you should get a graduate degree from Warrington now

Reading Time: 3 minutes Specialized master’s programs have been popping up at many top business schools in the world, but at the Warrington College of Business, they’ve long been one of our main focuses. Our programs’ longevity helps produce some of the best specialized master’s degrees in the industry, and the rankings prove it. With five specialized master’s programs ranked among the top five publics by Eduniversal, now is the perfect time to pursue your master’s at Warrington. Here’s why: There’s a program format

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6 ways a master’s degree will prepare you for the post-COVID-19 job market

Reading Time: 3 minutes COVID-19 has undoubtedly shaken up the world we once knew. With the pandemic forcing people and industries to constantly adapt as the situation progresses, it can make your career search even more challenging than it already is. Rest assured, though. There is one thing that will make finding a career easier and more likely to land you a great position – a master’s degree. A master’s degree is a great way to differentiate yourself in a crowded market, increase your

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2020 40 Gators Under 40 list includes seven Warrington alumni

Reading Time: 6 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business alumni made a strong showing on the second annual 40 Gators Under 40 list, with seven individuals named as honorees.    Presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association, the 40 Gators Under 40 honors alumni who are going greater in their communities and professions, continuing the tradition of the Outstanding Young Alumni event, which honored alumni achievements that positively impacted The Gator Nation from 2006-2018. Of the Warrington alumni named to the

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Warrington alumni in China donate masks to UF and the world

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the world continues to battle the coronavirus, medical equipment supplies have dwindled, leaving first responders and health care workers with a shortage of much needed personal protection equipment. Business Gators from around the world have stepped up to the plate to help those in need during the unprecedented times we find ourselves in. Two of those alumni, Jane Sun and Hillary Wang, have donated more than 3 million masks to medical and essential workers around the globe. Read more

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Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of alumnus and supporter William “Bill” Hough

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It is with deep sadness that the University of Florida Warrington College of Business shares the loss of one of its alumni and strongest supporters – William “Bill” R. Hough. The namesake of the Hough Graduate School of Business and William R. Hough Master of Science in Finance program passed on April 11 at the age of 93. “Bill Hough was a catalyst for innovation at Warrington,” said Dean John Kraft. “His long-time generosity and support gave

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Seven reasons to attend the UF MBA Open House

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve been thinking about pursuing an MBA, you know there’s a lot for you to consider and even more questions that you want answered before you decide which program is right for you. UF MBA’s Spring Open House on February 29, 2020 at Hough Hall is the perfect event for you to get your questions answered, learn about UF MBA’s resources and how pursuing an MBA at the University of Florida can transform your career. Check out the top

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UF MBA Full-Time remains among top 10 publics

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business held its strong position among the top programs in The Economist’s 2019 Which MBA Full-Time Rankings, coming in at No. 8 among U.S. public universities.   The UF MBA Full-Time program was ranked the No. 30 program in the world and No. 23 program in the nation. In addition to being ranked among the nation’s top 10 publics, the UF MBA Full-Time program remained in the

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Meet our Executive Director of Recruiting: Andy Lord

Reading Time: 3 minutes Considering a master’s degree from the University of Florida? Meet the fearless leader who will guide you along your journey, from choosing which program is right for you to the application process and beyond, UF Hough Graduate School of Business Executive Director of Recruiting Andy Lord.  Andy Lord is Executive Director of Recruiting for the UF Hough Graduate School of Business at the Warrington College of Business. He has been with the University of Florida since 2001, most recently serving

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Students experience Chilean real estate market firsthand

Reading Time: 3 minutes This October, Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate students traveled to Santiago, Chile for a week-long experiential learning opportunity. Two of these students, Shannon Hess and James Barrios, reflect on what they learned and experienced in Chile’s capital city. By Shannon Hess, BSBA ’19, MSRE ’20 During the 2019-20 school year, I am fortunate enough to be studying in the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) Program. I was specifically drawn to this

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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