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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Check out Whitman’s upcoming events. You may find a great reason to come back to campus or connect with classmates in your area.

WhitmanNYC Annual Meeting & Elections: June 15

The Whitman Alumni Club of NYC (WhitmanNYC) will hold its Annual Meeting & Elections on Wednesday, June 15, at 6:30PM at the Joseph I. Lubin House (11 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065). If you are interested in becoming more involved in the club, this is your chance to get started. Becoming an officer or board member is a great way to network, give back to your alma mater, enhance your resume and gain leadership experience. We are currently looking to fill the positions of president, vice president, treasurer, director of communications, manager of technology, manager of social media, chair of the speaker committee and chair of the service committee. You can also attend the meeting to share event ideas and help shape the club’s future agenda and priorities. For more information or to RSVP, visit the event listing on WhitmanNYC’s website.

Whitman NYC’s Breaking Into Startups for the Non-Coder: June 21

Can’t code, but looking for ways to break into a startup? Connie Wong, co-founder & COO of Planted, a startup re-imagining talent matchmaking for growing companies and recent grads, will share her story and discuss the roles, expectations and tips for how to break into the startup world for the non-coder. Whether you’re a current student, recent grad or looking to make a change in your career, you’ll learn what to expect and how to stand out in pursuing a job at a startup. The event will be held on June 21 from 6:15-8:00PM at the at the Joseph I. Lubin House (11 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065). Reserve your spot today.

Save the Date: Orange Central Homecoming 2016 and Whitman Events

Orange Central Homecoming 2016 is set for September 15-18 with a gridiron matchup between the Orange and the Bulls of South Florida. Whitman is pleased to announce two events as part of this year’s Orange Central festivities. On Thursday evening, September 15, we will hold the annual Jonathan J. Holtz Awards Ceremony to honor several distinguished alumni and friends of Whitman who consistently and generously support our mission with time, talent and treasure. We are excited for the return of the Orange Tank business pitch competition to be held Friday afternoon, September 16. Like last year, we’ll welcome entrants in two categories—alumni and student start-ups—with accomplished alumni judging each competition. More details about Whitman events will be shared in the coming months. For general homecoming details, visit http://orangecentral.syr.edu.

Alison Kessler

Alison Kessler is the alumni publications and outreach manager at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. She has amassed more than 20 years of experience in integrated marketing communications in the corporate, agency, not-for-profit, higher education and government sectors. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communication and psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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