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Boundless Bulls: Xiomara Montes Gil

The first in her family to graduate college, Xiomara Montes Gil has worked hard to pave a path for herself. As a freshman, she was awarded USF’s Green and Gold Scholarship. Following commencement this spring, she'll begin a full-time finance job at JP Morgan.

January 10, 2023Business News, Spotlights

Danylo Solomentsev, who graduates from USF on Dec. 9, returned to Ukraine when the pandemic started but came back to Tampa in January, weeks before the Russia-Ukraine war began. [ JEFFEREE WOO | Times ]

Ukrainian student graduates from USF after difficult path - Tampa Bay Times

Danylo Solomentsev knows that graduating from the University of South Florida is a milestone in his life.

December 10, 2022Business News, Spotlights

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USF student from Ukraine set to graduate despite challenges from war, pandemic - Fox 13

Graduation day at the University of South Florida will be extra special for a marketing student who overcame challenges from the pandemic and impacts from the war in Ukraine.

December 9, 2022Business News, Spotlights

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Ukrainian student overcomes pandemic and war, graduates from USF - WFLA

He’ll be the first to tell you — Danylo Solomentsev is a hard name to pronounce if you’re not Eastern European.

December 9, 2022Business News, Spotlights

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From fishing campus waters as a kid to graduating with a perfect 4.0

Seth Leskanic has had a personal connection with the USF St. Petersburg campus since he was a kid fishing the waters on the edge of campus. Now he is graduating from his hometown university with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

December 8, 2022Business News, Honors and Awards, Spotlights

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Student Spotlight: Gabriel Mocelin lands Goldman Sachs summer internship in New York City

University of South Florida finance student Gabriel Mocelin landed his dream internship and is headed to New York this summer to learn from the best at Goldman Sachs. But when he started classes at USF, he knew little about the finance industry or how to best prepare himself for a career in finance.

December 6, 2022Business News, Spotlights

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Student Spotlight: Paola-Marie Mannino wants you to get involved | USF Muma College of Business

Paola-Marie Mannino, a fourth-year marketing major on the Sarasota-Manatee campus and the voice behind the social media channels for the Office of Student Engagement and the Campus Activities Board, was elected to the Royal Court at the Homecoming Ball during USF Homecoming 2022.

November 16, 2022Business News, Spotlights

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Alumni Spotlight: From track and field to esports, ‘You have to love what you do’ says Toluwani Adebakin

Toluwani Adebakin grew up in Nigeria and loved to run. With pure talent and the support of his family and coach, Adebakin’s athletic ability grew exponentially as he got older. His love for running has opened doors for him, and in turn, he has dedicated himself to creating opportunities for other athletes.

November 8, 2022Business News, Spotlights

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Student Spotlight: Griffin Underwood combines music and marketing in a promising career

USF marketing student Griffin Underwood spent the summer documenting a guitar-playing YouTube star as the one-man band played at music festivals around the country.

October 28, 2022Business News, Spotlights

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Alumni Spotlight: Krysta Rubin tallies fulfilling career in accounting

Krysta Rubin enrolled at USF prior to setting foot on campus and with minimal research. There she immediately felt at home. She stayed for a decade, earned two bachelor's degrees and a master's degree, and found a successful career in accounting.

October 11, 2022Business News, Spotlights

Having coded stickers on his computer as a kid, Interim Dean of the Muma College of Business Gert-Jan de Vreede has always had a passion for finding solutions. ORACLE PHOTO/ALEXANDRA URBAN

Gert-Jan de Vreede leads Muma College of Business through empathetic leadership - The Oracle

Having coded stickers on his computer as a kid, Interim Dean of the Muma College of Business Gert-Jan de Vreede has always had a passion for finding solutions.

September 14, 2022Business News, Spotlights

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Alumni Spotlight: Alex Sobczak finds ‘career for life’ in the insurance industry

Alex Sobczak graduated from the Muma College of Business with a dual degree in finance and risk management and insurance. Today he is the director of commercial lines at Neptune Flood Insurance and credits USF for getting him well-prepared for the growing insurance industry.

August 12, 2022Business News, Spotlights

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