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Fall 2018 Commencement: Warrington ceremony to recognize individual graduates

Warrington undergraduate and graduate students – you may have heard about the University of Florida’s updates to the commencement ceremony. The University will hold two ceremonies for students graduating in the fall of 2018. The first is a University-wide gathering on Saturday, December 15 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium for graduates and their guests where degrees will be conferred. The second is a college-specific ceremony where graduates will be individually recognized. The Warrington College of Business’ ceremony will be held

Heavener School of Business ranks in top 20 among publics in U.S. News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business was ranked No. 19 on U.S. News & World Report’s “2019 Best Undergraduate Business Programs” rankings released Monday, September 10. The Heavener School ranked in the No. 30 position among all U.S. undergraduate programs. It continues to be the highest-ranking undergraduate business program in the state of Florida. “Once again, we are honored to be recognized by U.S. News and our peers as one to the nation’s top business schools,” said Dr.

Fisher School remains in top 10 among U.S. publics in U.S. News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program remained in the No. 6 position among U.S. public programs in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s “2019 Best Colleges” edition released Monday, September 10.  Overall, the Fisher School was once again ranked No. 11 in the U.S. “Our robust programs, quality students and award-winning faculty are a great source of pride for the Fisher School and the reason we continue to be one of the top accounting programs,”

Warrington honors educators with undergraduate teaching, advising awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Professors John Banko, M. Sean Limon and Kathy Rupar, and Associate Director of International Programs Jason Ward are recipients of the College’s 2015-16 Undergraduate Teaching/Advising Awards. John Banko: Dr. Banko is a Lecturer in the Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate. He was recognized for his exemplary work this past fall teaching Honors Finance, which helps students gain a deeper understanding of financial theory, and Financial Modeling, which analyzes how value is created in a business.

Heavener’s Lesley Harris named UF Advisor of the Year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Lesley Harris, Assistant Director of Academic Advising & Career Coaching at the Heavener School of Business, was named the UF Professional Advisor of the Year. She is the fifth Heavener advisor in 11 years to earn the honor. “The University of Florida is brimming with outstanding professional academic advisors, and I am overwhelmed to be counted among them,” she said. “It is clear that I owe my successes to great teams of inspiring colleagues as well as

US News ranks Heavener School of Business 16th in the nation among publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business at the Warrington College of Business Administration ranked 16th among all U.S. public undergraduate business programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2014 Best Colleges” issue. The Heavener School of Business, which ranked 27th among public and private undergraduate business programs, also placed in the top 10 in five specialty categories. The Heavener School placed fourth in Real Estate (seventh overall), fifth in Quantitative Analysis (ninth overall), sixth in Accounting (11th overall),

Undergraduate team finishes second at Asian Business Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team comprised of undergraduate students from the Warrington College of Business Administration continued the College’s impressive run in international competitions placing second at the Asian Business Case Competition. The event, which was hosted by Nanyang Business School in Singapore, concluded Wednesday. Warrington’s undergraduate teams have placed second in two of its past three international case competitions. Warrington finished second at the International Case Competition at Maastricht University (The Netherlands) May 8-13. The Asian Business Case Competition

Undergrads take top spot in Singapore competition

Gainesville, Fla. – A team comprised of four of Warrington’s top business students took the top prize at the Asian Business Case Challenge, an international, invitation-only business case competition held in Singapore. The event, hosted by the Nanyang School of Business (Nanyang Technological University), ran from October 8 -13. This was the first international case competition in which Warrington undergraduates have ever participated. The team members were Shae Ferguson, Montana Massa, Caroline Etter, and Seth Mollitt, team captain. Competing schools