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Four students in business suits pose with their glass trophy from an ethics case competition

Four Warrington students win first place, best 11 teams from across Florida in CFA Societies Ethics Challenge

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took home a first-place win at the CFA® Societies of Florida Ethics Challenge hosted February 7 at Florida A&M University’s School of Business & Industry in Tallahassee, Florida. The team came out on top after competing against teams from across Florida’s universities, including Bethune Cookman University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida Memorial University, Florida State University, Rollins College, Stetson University,

Four students, two from UF Warrington, holding their awards at the ICBC

Warrington ethics case team places first among 16 universities, chosen as most valuable at the competition

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of undergraduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finished among the top teams at the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC), a student-run organization at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Canada. The team finished second among the six teams in the final ethics case competition, in addition to taking home the Co-Chairperson Award and first place in the Creative Case Competition. The Inter-Collegiate Business Competition is Canada’s premier case

Jeanie Hoang, Brian Ray and Vikram Singh pose for a photo with their third place certificates

Warrington students earn 3rd place in Collegiate Ethics Case Competition

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of undergraduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finished in the top three teams at the 17th Annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition hosted by the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona October 17-22. The Collegiate Ethics Case Competition hosts the top public and private business schools across the globe and exposes students to a thought-provoking business ethics case that they could face in their professional careers. Student teams

Brian Ray

Poe Center director selected as a Wall Street Journal contributing professor

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dr. Brian Ray, Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center, has been selected to serve as a contributing professor to The Wall Street Journal in the fields of leadership and ethics. The Wall Street Journal selects top tier faculty members in the fields of accounting, business law, ethics, finance, leadership, marketing, and strategic management to contribute to the Journal’s student membership and professor resources, weekly reviews and assessment tools. “It is an honor to join The Wall Street Journal as a

From left: Warrington graduate students Justin Schlakman, Natalia Leal, Suzy Dabage, Olivia Piatkowski and Stephanie Barahona.

Warrington students excel in International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took top honors at the 2019 International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC). IBESCC is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious event of its kind. Undergraduate and graduate students from around the world participate in the annual competition to identify problems and present solutions to some of the most pressing ethical issues in global business today. Warrington’s graduate student team came in first

Jared LeVine

Heavener student honored with award for commitment to ethics

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jared LeVine was named the 2018-2019 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year Award. He is the third recipient of this prestigious award. The Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year Award honors students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics in business, as evidenced through academic excellence, leadership, personal integrity and civic engagement. “I am extremely honored to be able to represent

Brian Ray

Warrington faculty member receives prestigious military award for research excellence

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Brian Ray, Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center and Senior Lecturer of Leadership and Ethics, received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Writing from the Joint Forces Staff College. The award recognizes senior military officers for excellence in academic research and analysis. Dr. Ray, who serves as a Colonel in the Army Reserve, co-authored a paper entitled, Harnessing Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems Across the Seven Joint Functions. “It is a great honor to be recognized

Eight students dressed in business attire pose for a photo with their case competition trophies

Warrington students compete in International Business Ethics Case Competition

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Undergraduate and graduate students from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida took top honors at the International Business Ethics Case Competition in April. The graduate student team came in first place in the 10-minute presentation among graduate teams, and the undergraduate student team came in second place in the undergraduate division. “The International Business Ethics Case Competition attracts some of the best university students in the world,” said Dr. Brian Ray, Director of

UF ROTC students pose for a photo at the UF ROTC Ethics Case Competition

Poe Center hosts first annual ROTC ethics case competition

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Poe Business Ethics Center hosted the first annual UF ROTC Ethics Case Competition in April. The Navy ROTC team won the competition with the Air Force ROTC team placing second. ROTC members were asked to present on the decision by Apple to refuse the FBI’s request to create a “backdoor” in their technology in order to gather potential intelligence on the iPhone of a terrorist. Both teams prepared a presentation structured around their ideas and opinions

Arie Hariton

Warrington Business Ethics Ambassador selected for the UF Hall of Fame

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Warrington College of Business student and Business Ethics Ambassador Arie Hariton was selected for the University of Florida Hall of Fame. Since 1921, the UF Hall of Fame has recognized seniors and graduate students who have consistently demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving the University of Florida through campus and community involvement, participation in organized campus activities and scholastic achievement. It is one of the most prestigious honors awarded to students by the Division of Student Affairs