June 2022 Wire Articles: page 1

Steve Kiker poses for a photo in front of the Wells Fargo Corporate and Investment Bank trading floor

Operating with a base built on a drive for learning and advancement

Growing up as the son of two teachers, Steve Kiker (BSAc ’95) understood the value of education from an early age. For Kiker, learning wasn’t just about taking in information from textbooks, it was a process based on a drive

PhD student earns Certificate of Outstanding Achievement

Minmo Gahng was honored with a Certificate of Outstanding Achievement as part of the University of Florida’s International Student Achievement Awards. Gahng is a fourth-year PhD student in finance. “I was very excited when I heard the news about this

Fisher student earns PCAOB scholarship

Fisher School of Accounting student Sam Salvati received the 2022-23 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) academic scholarship. The scholarship will cover $10,000 worth of tuition, fees, books and supplies. “The PCAOB scholarship is a tremendous honor to receive,” Salvati

Navigating name, image and likeness with the help of Warrington

When Megan Skaggs graduated with a degree in advertising and a minor in communication studies, she decided to chase a passion that had always intrigued her – entrepreneurship. The Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program at the

Jeff Danso

Warrington hires new diversity, equity, inclusion program manager

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business is proud to announce Jeff Danso as the college’s inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Program Manager. “We’re thrilled to have Jeff join our DEI efforts here at Warrington,” said Dr. Robert

Jake Gale

Management PhD student wins outstanding reviewer award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington management Ph.D. student Jake Gale is among the awardees of the Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Academy of Management’s Managerial and Organizational Cognition (MOC) Division. The MOC Outstanding Reviewer Award is presented to researchers who have

Ryan Gilbert and John Scurto

Poets & Quants names two UF MBAs among Class of 2022 100 Best & Brightest MBAs

Congratulations to Ryan Gilbert and John Scurto, who were both named to Poets & Quants’ 100 Best & Brightest MBAs of the Class of 2022.  Gilbert and Scurto, both students in the UF MBA Full-Time program, share more about their

Portrait of a young businessman covering his mouth with his hand

The double-edged sword of being politically correct at work

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Imagine that over the weekend, you heard a joke that made you laugh so hard that tears streamed down your face and your stomach cramped. At the time, you couldn’t wait to share this joke with your