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Gator Ubiquity Statue

Elizabeth Pierce (PDB ’13) | August 2020

Pierce (Post-Doctoral Bridge Program 2013) served as Acting Assistant Dean for the past two years at Saginaw Valley State University. She recently moved to Department Chair of Accounting, Law and Finance at Saginaw Valley State University, a role she will hold for the next two years before coming up for a new vote.     

Post Doctoral Bridge graduates standing in front of a gator statue.

Celebrating 10 years of the Post-Doctoral Bridge program at Warrington

Ten years ago, the Post-Doctoral Bridge program was established at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Since its inception, it has helped participants prepare for teaching and research careers in business schools. As we celebrate 10 years of the Post-Doctoral Bridge program in 2018, take a look at how it has helped participants bridge the discipline, supply, and financial gap at business higher education institutions. History of the Post-Doctoral Bridge program The Post-Doctoral Bridge program evolved from a

RT Good (PDB ’08) | November 2016

RT (PDB 2008) was appointed Dean of the College of Business and Management at Lynn University. He most recently served as Associate Dean and Professor of the Byrd School of Business at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va. RT is a graduate of the College’s Post-Doctoral Bridge Program, which is designed to prepare scholars for teaching and research careers in business schools.

Michelle Johnston (PDB ’08) | October 2014

Michelle (PDB 2008), a graduate of the Hough School’s Post-Doctoral Bridge program, was appointed President of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College (Ohio) on Sept. 2. Michelle, who became Rio Grande’s second female president in its 138-year history, previously served as Senior Vice President for Administrative Affairs at the University of Montevallo (Ala.).

UF grads cross bridge to business education

Gainesville, Fla. – In May 2008, 23 students joined with the Hough Graduate School of Business in a new and very different type of program. These individuals were part of the first-ever cohort of the Post Doctoral Bridge (PDB) program for non-business Ph.D. holders, created to prepare participants for teaching and research careers in business schools. The program is endorsed by AACSB International, and was conceived in response to an AACSB Doctoral Faculty Commission report that predicted a critical shortage