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Allie in Antibes: Reflections on France

Last December, Heavener students Rahul Kheraj and Allie Carrasquilla were awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to the United States’ national security and economic prosperity. Upon returning from their respective trips to Spain and France, Kheraj and Carrasquilla reflected on how they grew from their experiences. Read what Carrasquilla had to say below, then check out Kheraj’s reflection.  By Alejandra (Allie)

How studying abroad expanded this Heavener student’s network and knowledge

Last December, Heavener students Rahul Kheraj and Allie Carrasquilla were awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to the United States’ national security and economic prosperity. Upon returning from their respective trips to Spain and France, Kheraj and Carrasquilla reflected on how they grew from their experiences. Read what Kheraj had to say below, then check out Carrasquilla’s reflection.  By Rahul Kheraj,

UF MBA South Florida students use business knowledge to provide solutions to real Chilean companies’ challenges

For students in the UF MBA Professional South Florida program, traveling to and from UF’s campus in Gainesville is a step they can skip every month on their journey to earning a degree from Florida’s best MBA program. However, there is one exciting travel component to their degree: an international study tour. The destination for the Class of 2019 was Santiago, Chile, where students had the opportunity to work with real Chilean companies and suggest solutions to each company’s challenges.

Two Heavener students receive competitive Gilman Scholarship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Heavener School of Business students Alejandra Carrasquilla and Rahul Kheraj received the prestigious and competitive U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Carrasquilla (BABA ‘21) and Kheraj (BSBA ‘20) were selected to receive the Gilman Scholarship for the spring of 2019. The Gilman Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to the United States’ national security and economic

Five Warrington students honored by UF International Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Five students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on November 14. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2018 are: Xinyi Pan (BSAc, MAcc ’20): Pan is a combined degree student in the Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Accounting program at the Fisher School

The opportunity to grow beyond yourself

By Stefani Harrison The Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) Program is the hardest study abroad trip I ever pursued and has made the most meaningful impact on my life. For 20 years, Professor Michael Morris has put together this program that turns students into business consultants and works to bring the businesses of historically disadvantaged entrepreneurs in South Africa to the next level. Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Florida, University of Colorado, Texas A&M, Oklahoma

International Internship Experiences: Beijing

International studies and career development are two core pillars that define the Heavener School of Business experience. Through internships abroad, many of our undergraduate business students have impactful, unique and real-world experiences while developing their career and global acumen at the same time. In fact, 121 Heavener School of Business students are doing just that as they complete internships abroad this summer. Of the 52 students in London, 35 in Dublin, 25 in Beijing, 6 in Madrid and 3 in

International Internship Experiences: London and Dublin

International studies and career development are two core pillars that define the Heavener School of Business experience. Through internships abroad, many of our undergraduate business students have impactful, unique and real-world experiences while developing their career and global acumen at the same time. In fact, 121 Heavener School of Business students are doing just that as they complete internships abroad this summer. Of the 52 students in London, 35 in Dublin, 25 in Beijing, 6 in Madrid and 3 in

International Internship Experiences: Madrid

International studies and career development are two core pillars that define the Heavener School of Business experience. Through internships abroad, many of our undergraduate business students have impactful, unique and real-world experiences while developing their career and global acumen at the same time. In fact, 121 Heavener School of Business students are doing just that as they complete internships abroad this summer. Of the 52 students in London, 35 in Dublin, 25 in Beijing, 6 in Madrid and 3 in

Three ways traveling abroad made me a better business leader

By Hayley Pierre As an MBA student with a concentration in marketing in the UF MBA Online program, I ultimately decided to get my MBA from UF because of its global network and name recognition. Anywhere you are, you will find a member of the Gator Nation ready to support you in your career efforts and do the Gator Chomp with pride! I regret not studying abroad while pursuing my undergraduate degree, so I knew going into the UF MBA program