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Refugee to Entrepreneur, Alumna Says Yes to New Opportunities

Esther Kim ’12, came to the United States along with her Jewish parents— their life in suitcases⁠— and their family dog.

Kim was a marketing and supply chain management double major during her undergraduate time at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management.

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Finance Major’s Journey Pairs Passion with Opportunities

Opportunities have been abounding for Jack Benedict ’20, finance major, from Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. He believes his relationships with professors, hands-on work experience and extracurricular activities have helped him excel. Benedict says that he always knew he was going to come to Syracuse…

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Whitman Alumni Connect with Students Virtually in New Webinar Series

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management understands that the transition to online learning has meant the loss of many opportunities on campus to connect with and learn from alumni. However, there are still ways to engage with alumni…

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MBA Students Pass Six Sigma Black Belt Certifications

A certification that typically requires multiple years of work experience and practical projects has become a reality for two Syracuse University MBA students as they have successfully passed their American Society of Quality Six Sigma Black Belt exams. Eshank Sehgal ’20 and Xuan…

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From Reader to Writer, Alumna Finds Her Passion Through Books

Reading is Deedi Brown’s G’16 superpower. Last year, she read 120 books — dystopian fiction, memoirs, Malcolm Gladwell-type nonfiction and everything in between. She organized international book giveaways and met authors at local bookstores. She also documented all her thoughts…

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Dan Fridliand ’18 tackles anxiety and stress management with new app, Awning

Alumnus Daniel Fridliand ’18, entrepreneur and co-founder of the stress management app Awning, almost didn’t pursue a business degree at Syracuse University. He started as an intended international relations major. When Fridliand started his first semester through the SU Discovery…