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Whitman Promotes Diversity and Equity Through Inclusion Student Leader Internship

By Kimmy Kimball | November 18, 2020

Whitman Promotes Diversity and Equity Through Inclusion Student Leader Internship Syracuse University aspires to be a pre-eminent and inclusive student-focused institution, preparing engaged citizens and leaders for participation in a changing global society by promoting…

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#WhitmanWatch: Sarina Sherman ’21

By Maya Bingaman | November 18, 2020

Most students say goodbye to their high school jobs once they’re ready for college, but, for Sarina Sherman ’21 (WHIT/NEW), it was only the beginning of a potential career.  “I worked for Nordstrom in high…

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Business: An Essential Part of the Technology Industry

By Mallory Carlson | November 18, 2020

What comes to mind when thinking of the ever-growing technology industry? Many times, topics include coding, computer science, software engineering, information technology (IT) and other traditionally “techy” areas. However, what may go unnoticed is that…

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November 2020 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | November 16, 2020

We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please visit our online submission form to share your news. You can also use this form to request your copy of the Whitman biannual magazine via email…

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Whitman Supply Chain Professor Elected VP of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society

By Caroline Reff | November 16, 2020

Burak Kazaz, Ph.D., was elected vice president of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Society, one of the largest societies within the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). The position not only…

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Why Study Finance?

By Karley Warden | November 16, 2020

When you hear the word finance, what comes to mind? Money? Banks? Wall Street? While many of these terms are associated with a finance degree, the field of study is much more complex.  If you’re…

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Webinar: “NAFTA to USMCA: What’s New? What’s Changed?”

By Kimmy Kimball | November 12, 2020

Webinar: “NAFTA to USMCA: What’s New? What’s Changed?” Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020  |  1:30-2:30 p.m. This webinar is the second in a series that will constitute the 2020 Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Award and Lecture…

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$42,000 Awarded in Annual Orange Tank Business Pitch Competition

By Kimmy Kimball | November 10, 2020

On Oct. 22, 2020, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted the sixth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition virtually. Student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their ventures to a panel of accomplished judges in…

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Challenging Assumptions About Entrepreneurship

By Kimmy Kimball | November 7, 2020

Challenging Assumptions About Entrepreneurship The undergraduate and master’s level elective course, Minority and Woman’s Entrepreneurship: Race, Gender and Entrepreneurial Opportunity, is a hidden gem that presents perspectives on entrepreneurship not often studied. “Readings, assignments and…

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Recent Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts Reflect School’s Commitment

By Caroline Reff | November 5, 2020

Recent Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts Reflect School’s Commitment Throughout the summer and fall semester, the Martin J. Whitman School School of Management has not only continued to prioritize its commitment to critical issues related…

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#WhitmanWatch: Bryan Jardines ’21

By Maya Bingaman | November 3, 2020

Bryan Jardines ’21 is a second-generation American and a first-generation college student. His background speaks strongly as to why this young man has fully immersed himself in the opportunities college has to offer him both…

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Whitman School Makes Firm Commitment to Lead Business Schools in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

By Caroline Reff | November 3, 2020

Whitman School Makes Firm Commitment to Lead Business Schools in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts 2020 is certain to stand out as a year when issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion consumed the country –…

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Whitman Team Named Regional Winner of Deloitte FanTAXtic Tax Case Competition

By Kimmy Kimball | November 3, 2020

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management team of five accounting students was named as one of nine regional winners of Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition designed to help students gain real-world business…

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Internship Experience: Ishan Gajra, Summer Intern at Acropolis Realty Group

By Kimmy Kimball | November 2, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Ishan…

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How to Take Charge of Virtual Interviews

By Julia Fiedler | November 2, 2020

Over the past few years, virtual interviews have become increasingly popular and relied upon by employers — even more so today considering the constraints of COVID-19. While traditional interviewing tips and techniques remain essential, what…

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Reconnecting with the Whitman School, Virtual Orange Central 2021

By Alison Kessler | October 30, 2020

Hear from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management dean as the past year saw both a celebration of our 100th anniversary and a united effort to work through unprecedented times caused by the global…

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Internship Experience: Joshua Cohen, Events Intern at The Brand Guild

By Kimmy Kimball | October 28, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Joshua…

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WHITMAN RESEARCH NEWSLETTER – Fall 2020

By Kimmy Kimball | October 28, 2020

The Whitman Research Newsletter highlights awards, honors, new research and more from Whitman’s research faculty. It is published bi-monthly. Send your research inquiries/highlights to Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and Ph.D. programs. Awards and Honors…

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Office Coordinator Looks Back on Why She Stayed at Whitman for 33 Years

By Maya Bingaman | October 27, 2020

Following her graduation from Alfred University, Sue Dean ’01 MBA, (or Sue B., as she’s known by the Whitman community) recalls, “I came out of school and had no idea what I wanted to do.” She was…

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Internship Experience: Alison Panacek, Enterprise Finance Intern at Wells Fargo

By Kimmy Kimball | October 26, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Alison…