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Internship Experience: Michael Antwi-Nsiah, Summer Analyst at Citigroup

By Julia Fiedler | September 18, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our undergraduate students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Michael Antwi-Nsiah Graduation Year: May 2020 Major(s):…

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Online Programs Lead to More Entrepreneurs

By Kerri Howell | September 12, 2019

Syracuse University has long been known for its entrepreneurship program and overall entrepreneurial spirit. So, it’s no surprise that the Whitman School’s online programs are increasingly turning out new entrepreneurs. Since fall 2017, there have been 174 MBA@Syracuse graduates certified…

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Political Ideology of Board Members Affects CEO Dismissal Following Financial Misconduct

By Karley Warden | September 11, 2019

David Park, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, alongside Warren Boeker of Foster School of Business, University of Washington, and David Gomulya of Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, conducted…

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Internship Experience: John Fenton, Procurement Intern at Dell Technologies

By Sandhya Iyer | September 9, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our undergraduate students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships.  Name: John Fenton Graduation Year: May 2021 Major(s):…

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Internship Experience: Becca Shepard, Retail Leadership Rookie Intern at Under Armour

By Karley Warden | September 6, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our undergraduate students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Becca Shepard Graduation Year: May 2020 Major(s): Marketing…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School Welcomes New Faculty

By Kerri Howell | September 6, 2019

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School) has added three faculty members to its team for the 2019-20 academic year. Michael Chin is a tenure-track assistant professor of accounting. Prior to joining Syracuse University, Chin was an…

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Internship Experience: Sarah Ferranti, Core Assurance Intern at PwC

By Julia Fiedler | September 3, 2019

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

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management to Host 70th Annual Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program

By Kerri Howell | September 3, 2019

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019, will host its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 17, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Marvin and Helaine…

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WHITMAN RESEARCH NEWSLETTER – Fall 2019

By Kerri Howell | September 2, 2019

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 Suho Han, assistant professor of…

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Internship Experience: Ritu Sadarangani, Sales Intern at TripActions

By Kimmy Kimball | August 30, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our undergraduate students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Ritu Sadarangani Graduation Year: 2021 Major(s):…

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Joel Carnevale Makes Research Come Alive for Students

By Julia Fiedler | August 30, 2019

For Joel Carnevale, assistant professor of management in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, education is a continuous pursuit, as he has embarked on the intricacies of management and behavior as student, teacher and researcher. Carnevale was born in…

Todd Rubin ’04 Establishes Grant for Blackstone LaunchPad Innovation Mentors – Blackstone LaunchPad

By Cristina Hatem | August 29, 2019

Todd Rubin ’04 (School of Architecture), Minister of Evolution and President of The Republic of Tea, established a grant through the Rubin Family Foundation for the 2019-2020 academic year for five “Rubin Family Innovation Mentors” at Blackstone LaunchPad powered by…

Blackstone LaunchPad Hosts Techstars StartUp Weekend at Syracuse University

By Cristina Hatem | August 27, 2019

The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad) will be hosting a Techstars Startup Weekend in partnership with Google for Startups on September 20 and 21, 2019 at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School)…

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August Class Notes

By Alison Kessler | August 20, 2019

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 rather than in print. To…

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Whitman Women Participate in Mentorship and Networking Trip to NYC

By Julia Fiedler | August 14, 2019

In May, 20 undergraduate students in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University traveled to New York City for the Whitman Women in NYC career exploration trip. This experiential learning opportunity allowed students to learn about careers in…

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Defense Comptrollership Program Graduates Exceptional Students

By Julia Fiedler | August 13, 2019

On July 26, 2019, the latest class of the Defense Comptrollership Program (DCP) graduated at a ceremony held at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. DCP is joint program at Syracuse that allows students to earn an…

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Whitman School Alumnus Launches Book Titled “Adversity to Advantage: How to Overcome Bullying & Find Entrepreneurial Success”

By Cristina Hatem | August 7, 2019

Randy Ginsburg ‘19 recently launched a book titled “Adversity to Advantage: How to Overcome Bullying & Find Entrepreneurial Success.” Ginsburg, a graduate of the Whitman School of Management, earned a double major in entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises and marketing management…

#Whitman Watch: An Ni Hsu G ’20

By Bill Conallen | July 26, 2019

Name: An Ni Hsu Graduation Year: 2020 Major(s):  MS in Marketing Hometown: Taoyuan, Taiwan An Ni Hsu G ’20 was immediately interested in the flexibility of the master’s in marketing program that encompassed both a rigorous academic schedule along with practical internship…

Starting a Career in Silicon Valley

By Bill Conallen | July 25, 2019

Nikita Omprakash Kuckian ’20, an entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises major at the Whitman School, has been able to hone entrepreneurial skills through a variety of academic and experiential activities. Kuckian joined the Entrepreneurship Club as a first-year and now holds…

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Blazing a Trail, Leaving a Legacy

By Kerri Howell | July 25, 2019

Luke Pesane was the first in his family to go to college. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1949, after earning a marketing and psychology degree from the School of Business. Now, at 101, he recalled how groundbreaking it was…

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Alison Kessler Appointed Director of Alumni Engagement

By Kerri Howell | July 24, 2019

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University recently announced the appointment of Alison Kessler to the position of director of alumni engagement. Kessler has worked for the Whitman School since 2012, first serving as a communications specialist…

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Fran Tucker Seeks to Teach Students that Learning is an Iterative Process, not a Memorize and Repeat Game

By Bill Conallen | July 18, 2019

Fran Tucker, associate professor of marketing and supply chain and co-chair of the Salzberg Memorial Program at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, spent her childhood moving every three years with father’s job at General Electric. “Pittsfield, Cleveland,…

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#WhitmanWatch: Perri Vimadalal ’20

By Julia Fiedler | July 15, 2019

Name: Perri Vimadalal Graduation Year: 2020 Majors: Finance and Marketing Management Minor: Political Science Hometown: Weston, Massachusetts Perri Vimadalal ’20, like many university students, came into the Whitman School of Management unsure of what to pursue and what the future…

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Featured Alumni Entrepreneur: Margaret (Jones) Gay ’13

By Margaret Jones Gay | July 15, 2019

After receiving a box brand tea bag in a cup of hot water (that cost me $3) and looking over at my husband’s delicious latte, I realized there was a huge gap in the cafe space for the tea drinker…

Class Notes

July Class Notes

By Alison Kessler | July 14, 2019

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 rather than in print. To…

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Fatma Sonmez-Leopold Seeks to Inspire a Belief that Knowledge is Power

By Julia Fiedler | July 12, 2019

Throughout her academic and professional career, Fatma Sonmez-Leopold, assistant teaching professor of finance in Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, has displayed an aptitude and passion for education. Sonmez-Leopold is of Turkish origin and lived in Canada for…

Spring Break Sustainability Lessons in Mexico

By Kerri Howell | July 10, 2019

During Syracuse University’s spring break in March, seven students elected to take a trip to Mexico not for sun and fun, but rather to learn all about sustainability. Led by Todd Moss, associate professor for entrepreneurship and faculty director of…

Recreational Cannabis Legalization A Substitute for Alcohol, Not Tobacco

By Bill Conallen | July 9, 2019

A new study forthcoming in Marketing Science indicates although recreational cannabis legalization (RCL) significantly increases cannabis online search volume, the increase comes from adults only, not the younger demographic. RCL also influences the alcohol and tobacco industries asymmetrically: it reduces…

Class Notes

June Class Notes

By Alison Kessler | June 18, 2019

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 rather than in print. To…

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#WhitmanWatch: Katie Franc

By Bill Conallen | June 11, 2019

Name: Katie Franc Graduation Year: 2019 Major(s): Marketing Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   In April of her senior year of college, Katie Franc ’19 jumped on a plane and flew across the country to Los Angeles to pursue her hopeful future in the…

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Orange Accounting News 2018-19

By Joe Comprix | June 7, 2019

Orange Accounting News 2018-19 As I write this letter we are wrapping up the 2018-19 academic year, another year of tremendous growth and success for the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting. The number of declared accounting majors is at…

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Remembering Tracy Halpin

By Kerri Howell | June 7, 2019

Aug. 26, 1984 – Jan. 21, 2006 It’s often said that life can change in an instant. This is all too true for Tracy Halpin. One moment she was walking back to her apartment and the next she had collapsed.…

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Beta Alpha Psi to Revamp Recruitment and More

By Delaney Wehn | June 6, 2019

Like many members of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), Ryan Houck ’19 first heard about the organization during his first year accounting course. Upon hearing that BAP is an international honor society for students studying accounting, finance and information systems, his…