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Financial Times: UF MBA Internet Program No. 3 in the world, No. 1 in U.S.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Financial Times ranked the Internet Program at UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business No. 3 in the world in the publication’s “Online MBA 2015” rankings released today. UF MBA’s Internet Program was also the top-ranked online MBA program in the U.S. “It’s an honor for our Internet Program to again receive such prominent recognition by The Financial Times,” said Dr. Alex Sevilla, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA Programs. “We’ve dedicated ourselves

US News ranks UF MBA’s Internet Program No. 4 in nation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business’s Internet Program ranked No. 4 in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s “2015 Best Online MBA Programs” released Wednesday. UF MBA finished in the top 2 percent of the 196 online MBA programs US News evaluated. Scores were based on five weighted categories: Student Engagement (28 percent), Admissions Selectivity (25%), Peer Reputation (25%), Faculty Credentials & Training (11%) and Student Services & Technology (11%). UF MBA

UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranks third among online graduate business programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA’s Internet Program at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranked No. 3 in the nation among online graduate business programs in the “2014 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs” released Wednesday. “We are extremely pleased to again be recognized by U.S. News & World Report with this prominent ranking,” said Dr. S. Selcuk Erenguc, Senior Associate Dean and Director of the Hough Graduate School of Business. “We are committed to providing our students

UF Professor implements first interactive electronic-platform business course

Craig Tapley, a professor of finance in the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida, was recognized Friday for his pioneering work with electronic platform courses. Tapley volunteered to work with an instructional design team to create a richer learning environment for undergraduate students in core classes. For his achievement, Tapley received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Online Teaching from R1edu, an association composed of 34 American research universities that work together to provide access to distance

US News ranks Hough online programs fourth in the nation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The online programs at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranked No. 4 in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s “2013 Best Online Education Programs” rankings released Tuesday. “This ranking is a testament to our talented faculty, incredible students, dedicated technology team and commitment to utilizing the latest in technology that makes the Hough Graduate School of Business a world leader in distance education,” said Dr. S. Selcuk Erenguc, Senior Associate Dean and Director

Warrington unveils Active Learning Studio

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida celebrated the opening of its new Active Learning Studio on Friday in Matherly Hall. The new classroom is designed to blend active learning, a participatory style of learning where students engage and interact with other students, with distance education. This allows distance students to collaborate with their on-campus peers in real time providing a vibrant learning facility. “This Active Learning Studio gives us the unique opportunity

Hough online curriculum recognized in latest U.S. News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Hough Graduate School of Business’ online curriculum ranked in the top 10 in two specialty categories in U.S. News & World Report’s “Top Online Education Programs 2012 Rankings” released Tuesday. Hough ranked fourth in Admissions Selectivity and 10th in Student Engagement and Accreditation. Among U.S. public universities, Hough was third and fifth in Admissions Selectivity and Student Engagement and Accreditation, respectively. The “Top Online Education Programs 2012 Rankings” was the first time U.S. News, which annually

UF MBA integrates iPad into Distance Learning curriculum

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA’s commitment to innovation and providing its students with the latest in technology education has been strengthened with the awarding of the Apple iPad to every UF MBA Internet candidate. More than 100 iPads were presented to Internet MBA students this winter and another 60 are projected to be given this summer. “Since 1999, the University of Florida has been a pioneer in distance learning MBA programs,” said Alex Sevilla, Assistant Dean and Director of UF

The Economist names UF’s online MBA one of world’s two best programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s online MBA program is one of only two programs in the world to recently earn the top rating of “excellent” by The Economist in its “Which MBA?” Distance-Learning Special 2010 publication. The “Which MBA?” publication states that the rating was derived by looking at three broad areas: the program content, quality of students and quality of the distance-learning elements. Some specific factors cited for UF’s positive ranking include program content, percentage of faculty