We are the birthplace of forward-thinking business leaders, setting their eyes on innovation and results. This is where we produce difference makers that shape businesses, non-profits, government, and eventually the world. It’s what built Warrington into one of the most respected business schools in the country.
The Warrington College of Business is one of the strongest parts of the University of Florida.
The culture emphasizes excellence, doing things that will change the world, and having graduates who will change the world. Quality over [? funding. ?]
The Dropbox IPO is attracting a lot of attention.
To become a business Gator, you have to compete, and you must perform.
You have that competitive environment, but it's competitive in yourself. You want to be the best that you can be, but they teach you that while you're doing that, you help everyone a lot of the way.
Warrington provided a great foundation, mainly because of the academic rigor to building the fundamental knowledge base you need to approach the profession.
I realized that I was learning the skills I needed to start my career. I knew when I was going to show up for that first job that I didn't know everything, but I knew enough to be successful at what they expected of me.
I came into the MBA school at a whopping 21 years of age. [inaudible] creating a picture of, here's your potential that's out there, here's what you can be if you raise your hand, if you do a little bit more.
When I reflect on my time at Warrington and being a Gator in general, it really boils down to having a sense of pride.
Today, we're in anybody's league.
Being a business Gator means something, not only in Gainesville, not only in the United States but all over the world. And I loved every second of it.