Alumni

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

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 hopes of receiving valuable feedback…

Alumnus Participates in Brand Activism Webinar

Mitch Hamilton ’12 Ph.D. participates in a webinar titled “(In)authentic Brand Activism” on Oct. 28, 202, is featured by the Marketing Science Institute (MSI). MSI also featured Hamilton’s article, “Taking a Stand: Four Steps to Creating and Marketing Authentic Brand Activism.” Hamilton joined Loyola Marymount…

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The Power of the Whitman Alumni Network Saves the Day for Students Seeking Internships

When Syracuse University had to transition to online learning last March, many students at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management had long secured summer internships to add to their resumes. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies were…

first place winners, Nick Barba and David Fox, pose with a large check

Syracuse University 2020 Panasci Business Plan Competition Winners

Each year, the Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Program at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosts the campus-wide Panasci Business Plan Competition. This event encourages students to think entrepreneurially and allows them to showcase their innovative business ideas.…

Kelsey Davis sitting on the Newhouse steps with an orange suite and her graduation outfit

Alumna Leverages Opportunities to Expand Business, Gain Knowledge in Graduate EEE Program

As a young alumna, Kelsey Davis ’19 (NEW), ’20 M.S. is taking on Los Angeles with her startup and 10 team members. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Davis saw an opportunity at Syracuse University to explore her creativity and found the…

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From Intern to Manager, Alumna Builds Career at Unilever

Emily Fishman ’12 from Langhorne, Pennsylvania had her life changed by Syracuse University’s  Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Not only did she gain skills she needed to be successful working for Unilever, but she also made lifelong memories, close friends and…

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Whitman’s Earliest Ph.D. Graduate Reflects on Experience Over 50 Years Later

Eli Seggev ’69 recalls one of his best days at Syracuse University, a story that he claims will forever be imprinted on his brain. Seggev reminisces, “The office of the business school was called Lubin Hall and it was across…