September 2020 Wire Articles: page 1

Eugene Brigham sits in a chair holding a copy of his textbook Fundamentals of Financial Management

Warrington Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate Department named in honor of retired professor Eugene F. Brigham

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business proudly announces the naming of its Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate Department in recognition of Eugene F. Brigham for his extraordinary philanthropy and lifetime of professional achievement in the

Dave Carmany sitting at a table with a printer and products with labels from his company,

Prepared for opportunity

Dave Carmany’s business studies started long before he came to the University of Florida. The Central Florida-native watched his father build the family custom label printing business, Consolidated Label, from the ground up and had even worked there in his

Inga Moffitt

A winding path to the Doctor of Business Administration

Like many, Inga Moffitt describes her career path as far from linear. Where her path has lacked in continuity, though, Moffitt has more than made up for in breadth of experience. A Georgia-native, Moffitt (DBA ’22) completed her undergraduate studies

Nick Schumann stands with a sign at Cotopaxi National Park

Alumnus’ trek across Ecuador volcano range raises $160K for mental health charities

In early March, Nick Schumann (BA ’06, MBA’ 12) joined 80 of his colleagues from HSBC for a charity event in Ecuador that would have been impossible had it happened any later in 2020. As COVID-19 spread across the world

Student spotlight: Joseph Robinson

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional people from across Warrington. 

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Welcome Warrington’s New Faculty for 2020-21

In addition to welcoming Dr. Saby Mitra as dean, the Warrington College of Business also welcomes five new faculty members during the 2020-21 academic year. Learn more about these outstanding faculty members who will continue to strength Warrington’s reputation. Dr.

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Research Roundup: Innovative ideas from Warrington in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or

Chrislynn Freed

Fisher School alumna and Advisory Board member named president of prestigious CalCPA Education Foundation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Chrislynn Freed (BSAc ’80) was recently named the new president of the CalCPA Education Foundation, a leading provider of continuing professional education for CPAs and financial professionals. In her role, Freed plans to focus on enhancing the

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What’s the best way to manage a multi-generational workforce? Not by managing based on generation, researchers warn

Scroll through news headlines and social media alike, and you’ll find references to plenty of stereotypes about different generations, from Baby Boomers characterized as out of touch with the modern world to Millennials described as entitled and lazy. The prevalence