UF MBA Articles

Gina Kinchlow

Gina Kinchlow (MBA ’00) | December 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kinchlow (MBA 2000) is the President and CEO of Kinchlow & Co., a professional consulting services company, and an instructor of marketing at Florida A&M University’s School of Business and Industry. She used her MBA to launch her consulting services company and said her MBA was “a life-changing experience.” She is also the recipient of the Women’s Business Council’s Catalyst Award from the Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce for her efforts to help female entrepreneurs in the community grow

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone with UF MBA

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jonathon Little, MBA ’19 I had hesitated to participate in the Global Immersion Experience as part of my time at Warrington, but after several conversations with friends and UF faculty who had previously participated in the program, I decided to go for it. I had never left North America before. I hadn’t even been on a plane longer than three hours, but here I was, preparing for a 13-hour journey to Seoul, South Korea. I partially chose Seoul for

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Why communications professionals should consider an MBA

Reading Time: 4 minutes As you might expect, business acumen is pervasive throughout many other industries, like engineering, law, health care, technology, communication and the sciences. If you’re currently in one of those fields, you might be considering boosting your business knowledge with an MBA to help you get ahead. But what exactly will you gain from an MBA? In this series, we talk with MBA alumni and current students across each of these fields about how they are putting their business knowledge to

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UF MBA student creates mentoring program to connect current students with alumni

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Nicole Howe, MBA ’20 I’m definitely not a traditional candidate when you think about students in an MBA program. As a career switcher coming from the non-profit sector, at first, I struggled with the transition into the 2-year Full-Time UF MBA program. I felt stressed, and like I often do, I reached out to a few mentors in my life for advice. Those conversations were energizing – my mentors provided me with guidance and encouragement. That support, along with

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Henri Rojzman (MBA ’16) | November 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rojzman (MBA 2016) is Head of Sales and Partnerships – Latin America at Google Hardware. He began working for the company in business development for Google Cloud, was promoted to enterprise sales manager, and attained his present position in April 2018.

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Inaugural Washington Campus residency highlights the critical connection between government and business for this UF MBA student

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Ramona Saridakis Bean, MBA ’20 This October, I had the opportunity to be part of the inaugural UF MBA group to participate in the Washington Campus residency based in Washington, D.C. in a program called Managing Business, Public Affairs, and Public Policy. My resume includes experience as a legislative aide on Capitol Hill for a former Florida congressman and time as a political appointee assigned to the U.S. Treasury Department under Secretary Henry Paulson during President George W. Bush’s

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These are the top 4 electives UF MBA students choose to take

Reading Time: 5 minutes Outside of the core courses UF MBA includes in its curriculum, students have multiple options for elective courses. We looked at the top elective courses by enrollment in the 2018-2019 academic year to determine this list of UF MBA class favorites. Hear from four Full-Time UF MBA alumni about why they enjoyed each class, what their biggest takeaway was and if they think you should take the class, too. See what they had to say about the top UF MBA

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Embracing Brazilian culture on Global Immersion Experience

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Zakiya Smith-Dore, CVP (MBA ’20) The University of Florida is known for its top ranked academic programs and its continuous commitment to “go greater.” As a Double Gator and employee of UF, I could not imagine pursuing my graduate degree anywhere else! The UF MBA program facilitates the university’s mission to go greater in a variety of ways. Global Immersion Experience (GIE) trips go beyond the textbooks to allow for tangible application of international business studies. I attended this

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Let’s talk money and an MBA

Reading Time: 3 minutes You’ve heard the saying before – money doesn’t grow on trees…or does it? If you’re considering an MBA, you can find money growing from the piece of paper you receive when you complete the program – your diploma. And don’t just take it from us. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that higher education pays (a lot) higher. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data from 2018, people with professional degrees have median usual weekly earnings of $1,884,

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UF MBA Full-Time makes 23-place leap in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business made an impressive 23-place jump among U.S. business schools to the No. 32 spot on Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Business Schools 2019-20 Ranking. UF MBA also leapt 16 places among U.S. public schools to No. 11, placing it close to its recent top 10 rankings from The Economist and U.S. News & World Report. “We’re proud to see such an exceptional jump in the rankings from Bloomberg