July 2024 Wire Articles: page 1

Dante Feliciano is interning at Procter & Gamble in Boston, Massachusetts.

UF MBA summer internships: where students are making their mark

This summer, MBA students from the University of Florida are diving into diverse internships that are enhancing their academic journey and providing them with vital industry experience. These aspiring business leaders are applying their skills and knowledge in real-world settings,

Amanda Veltri is interning at L'Oreal USA in Hudson Yards, New York City.

UF Heavener students make waves in summer internships

As summer reaches its peak, students from the University of Florida’s Heavener School of Business are stepping into the professional world to acquire invaluable real world experiences with leading global and international companies. These undergraduates are embracing a variety of

Corporate Partnerships: KPMG

From partners who have been with the company for decades down to entry-level college graduates, Business Gators are heavily represented at KPMG. There are approximately 400 UF alumni currently working in advisory, audit, business processing and tax practices in KPMG’s

Alfonso Mestre and Alberto Mestre stand in front of the Olympic rings

Warrington student brothers represent at 2024 Paris Olympics

In Venezuela, the Mestre name is well-known in connection with competitive swimming. Alberto Mestre (BS ’87) represented the country twice in the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games. Mestre placed sixth and fifth, respectfully, in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyle

Large gator statue holds books in its open mouth

Your 2024 summer reading list

Faculty and staff across the Warrington College of Business selected their recommendations for books to read this summer. See their selections and what you’ll get out of reading each in the list below. Leadership: In Turbulent Times By Doris Kearns

Lisa Thelwell

True to the law and true to yourself

“If I were to make my school safer I would try to encourage students at my school not to bring weapons to school,” Lisa Thelwell (BSBA ’08, J.D. ’12) wrote in her 5th grade essay on school security. “And if

Chip Lane stands in front of hair and sun care products on a mock retail store shelf.

Suncare sales’ shining light

TAKING A CHANCE Growing up in Ormond Beach, Chip Lane (BSAc ’75) spent his formative years working in various jobs in local hotels. He was one of the first employees of Hawaiian Tropic, which started in Ormond Beach. In 1971,

Christine Mansour leaps with a green ball to avoid an opponent.


Rising and falling, Christine Mansour (MBA ’24) moves like the surf beyond the beach handball court where she leaps to score another goal. Spinning 360 degrees in the air, she releases the ball just before landing back on the sand