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International Business Ethics Case Competition

Warrington teams thrive at ethics case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington undergraduate and graduate teams recorded first-place finishes at the International Business Ethics Case Competition April 19-21 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel and Spa in Santa Monica, Calif. “It has been a pleasure working with these students, and they all did an excellent job representing the University of

Megan Towzey

Warrington student receives ethics award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Megan Towzey was named the 2016-2017 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. She is the first recipient of this prestigious award. The honor recognizes students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics

Symposium encourages students to be ethical in business

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener Business Ethics Ambassadors, which assist the Poe Business Center at the Warrington College of Business, hosted the Ethics in the Workplace Symposium on Wednesday night. The event gave seniors an opportunity to accept an oath to be ethical in their future business ventures. They signed cards

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Ethics team takes fourth in regional competition, qualifies for nationals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business’ Ethics Case Competition Team finished fourth at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl on Saturday. The team’s impressive finish qualified Warrington for the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl on Feb. 26, 2017, in Dallas. The competition’s winner, Lynchburg College (Va.), as well as

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Warrington students win essay contest at ethics case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington students Alex Maller and Megan Towzey won the essay competition of the 14th Annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition on Oct. 20-22 at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. For their winning submission, Maller and Towzey were awarded the Stephanie Chance “Bright Line” Award, which

First-year students flourish in ethics case competition

The Warrington Welcome Ethics Case Competition, hosted by the Business Ethics Ambassadors (BEAs), is more than a competition. It’s an opportunity for first-year students to be exposed to the business ethics and help acclimate themselves to the Warrington College of Business. Here’s how Warrington students prepared for the competition Oct.

hyatt brown

Measuring your inner self

If you were to paint a self-portrait, would it accurately depict your appearance? Like artists, job seekers have a similar challenge. In a job interview, you must understand who you are in order to properly convey your strengths and intentions. In other words, “Know yourself so you can portray yourself.”

Steve Weiss

Ethics in the Job Search

Steve Weiss’ (BSBA ’80) definition for ethics is simple: “Try to do the right thing in every situation.” It’s an approach not only for business professionals, but also for students about to begin their careers. Weiss, an Executive Vice President and Corporate Ombudsman at CACI International, offered advice to Warrington

Ethics scholars named Affiliate Faculty at Bob Graham Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Drs. Michelle Darnell and Brian Ray, Co-Directors of the Elizabeth B. & William F. Poe, Sr. Center for Business Ethics Education and Research, were appointed as Affiliate Faculty at UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service. The Graham Center’s Affiliate Faculty are chosen because of their record

Brian Ray

Heavener School director to step down, continue focus on leadership and ethics education

Dr. Brian Ray has announced that he will step down as Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business at the conclusion of the 2016 Spring semester. Dr. Ray will continue his role as a Lecturer in Leadership and Ethics, and will become Co-Director of the College’s Elizabeth