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Summer reading suggestions from Warrington alumni

In addition to recommendations from Warrington faculty and staff, we asked alumni what books they recommend reading this summer. Check out their selections below and what you’ll get out of reading each. The Truth about Employee Engagement By Patrick Lencioni “This book will help any new or aspiring manager learn a framework and tools to engage, motivate and retain employees by eliminating the three primary causes of job misery: Anonymity, Irrelevance and Immeasurement.  ANONYMITY: People cannot be fulfilled in their work

Your 2020 summer reading list

Faculty and staff across the Warrington College of Business selected their recommendations for books to read this summer. See their selections and what you’ll get out of reading each in the list below.  Think Outside the Building: How Advanced Leaders Can Change the World One Smart Innovation at a Time By Rosabeth Moss Kanter “Over a decade ago, renowned innovation expert Rosabeth Moss Kanter co-founded and then directed Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative. Her breakthrough work with hundreds of successful professionals

College statement regarding the killing of George Floyd and racial injustice

Dear Business Gators, Words cannot describe the heaviness and sorrow with which we write this message. Like those across our nation and world, we grieve the loss and call out in sorrow the name of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died while being arrested by Minneapolis Police. Along with President Fuchs, we condemn the killing of George Floyd as well as the other tragic killings of so many Black Americans like Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and Nina Pop,

College mourns loss of Dean Emeritus Alan Merten

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Alan G. Merten, dean emeritus of the Warrington College of Business, passed away on May 21 after battling Parkinson’s disease. He was 78 years old. Merten was Warrington’s fourth dean, serving from 1986 through 1989. He also taught courses in information systems and operations management. Before coming to Warrington, Merten served for sixteen years at the University of Michigan teaching engineering and business as well as serving as Associate Dean for Executive Programs. Merten went on to

Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of UF’s greatest supporter and benefactor Al Warrington

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It is with heavy hearts that the University of Florida Warrington College of Business announces the loss of college namesake and UF’s greatest supporter – Alfred C. Warrington, IV. Warrington passed on May 20, 2020 of natural causes. He was 84 years old. “Al Warrington was our champion and our foundation,” said Dean John Kraft. “His continued leadership and generosity made it possible for the college to be recognized as one of the best business schools in

Stand Up & Holler for Warrington today!

Two bits! Four bits! Six bits! A dollar! All for the Gators, stand up and holler! As an alumnus of the University of Florida, you’re likely familiar with the iconic Mr. Two Bits cheer, shouting it with 90,000 other Gators in The Swamp on a Saturday in the fall. Today, we encourage you to bring that same excitement alongside your fellow Gators to Stand Up & Holler for Warrington. Stand Up & Holler is a 24-hour giving day that calls

New partnership with JumpStart provides opportunities for students to get head start on professional development

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business can now get a jumpstart on their professional development as well as their internship and full-time job search thanks to a new partnership with the JumpStart Advisory Group. JumpStart specializes in identifying and developing highly-skilled, diverse individuals at the undergraduate, graduate or work professional phases, including diverse races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, veterans and military status, who possess the expertise, experience and academic credentials for today’s competitive

2nd Annual Inspiring Women Leaders Conference empowers women in the workplace

Women from across the world attended the 2nd Annual Inspiring Women Leaders Conference March 7-8, 2019 at the University of Florida Hilton Conference Center. The UF MBA and UF Doctor of Business Administration programs at Warrington sponsored the event that offered women personal and professional development opportunities for engagement with women leaders across the nation. UF MBA Associate Director of Admissions and conference speaker Naz Erenguc spoke with WCJB, CBS4 and UF Chief Diversity Officer Antonio Farias about the importance

Business Gators, Stand Up & Holler for Warrington today!

Two bits! Four bits! Six bits! A dollar! All for the Gators, stand up and holler! As an alumnus of the University of Florida, you’re likely familiar with the iconic Mr. Two Bits cheer, shouting it with 90,000 other Gators in The Swamp on a Saturday in the fall. Today, we encourage you to bring that same excitement alongside your fellow Gators to Stand Up & Holler for Warrington. Stand Up & Holler is a 24-hour giving day that calls

Three honored with Warrington’s teaching awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business recognized faculty members Alan Cooke, Sonia Singh and Larry DiMatteo as its 2018-2019 Teaching Award winners. Cooke and Singh are the recipients of the Undergraduate Teaching Award, and DiMatteo is the recipient of the Gradate Teaching Award. Alan Cooke: Cooke is an Associate Professor of Marketing of the Marketing Department at the Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, where he has taught since 1997. He received his Ph.D.