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Heavener School wins 2017 Champions Trophy Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four Heavener School students won the Champions Trophy Case Competition on Jan. 29-Feb. 4 in Auckland, New Zealand. It was the University of Florida’s second time winning the competition in the last three years.

“Choosing to be extraordinary”

The Entrepreneurship & Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) program is one of the most powerful experiences offered by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center. For six weeks, UF students serve as consultants to disadvantaged entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town,

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UF International Center honors Warrington students

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business had five students receive the Outstanding International Student Award from the University of Florida’s International Center on Nov. 15. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary

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Heavener School takes second place in international case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from the Heavener School of Business finished in second place at the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge (TUBC) on Oct. 4-8 at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Heavener students Anthony Cofrancesco, Mary Polidan, Sherman

Chris Vázquez

Humanitarian mission will take Heavener student to Cuba

Chris Vázquez can’t help but imagine the moment… He glances out an airplane window onto an island generations of Americans have never set foot upon. Soon, the plane’s door opens, and the Miami native is greeted with a warm, humid

Ryan Good and his fellow UF students visit Haiti to assist local entrepreneurs

Student Spotlight: Ryan Good

Ryan Good, a candidate in the Hough Graduate School of Business’s Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program, recently returned from Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in Haiti. The experiential learning program—based out of Warrington’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center—brought students to Port-au-Prince for

Jason Ward

International associate director again honored for excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jason Ward, Associate Director of International Programs at the Heavener School of Business, is a recipient of the University of Florida’s Superior Accomplishment Division 3 Award. Division 3 encompasses all schools, colleges, departments and units under the

Keith Florig

Management scholar discusses nuclear energy in China

Dr. Keith Florig, an Associate Research Scholar in the College’s Marketing Department, was quoted in The New York Times regarding China’s nuclear energy program, which he says is developing at a pace not seen in almost half a century. Read

Valeria Volkova, Catalina Angeli, Gulver Karamemis, Zhe Shen, Joe Rojo, and Dr. Angela Lindner

Warrington international students recognized for achievement

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Warrington College of Business received the University of Florida’s International Center’s Outstanding International Student Award on Nov. 17. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement,

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.