Would you like to receive your copy of the Whitman magazine via email?

The Fall 2015 Whitman alumni magazine featuring Consurtio is now available online. Look for your copy of the Spring 2016 issue in May. If you prefer to receive our biannual magazine via email rather than a printed copy, please complete the online preferences form. You…

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Meet April’s Featured Alumni Entrepreneurs

This month, we are pleased to introduce you to two Whitman alumni entrepreneurs: Kyle Barrett ’12 of Big Horn Apparel, a manufacturer of high-quality lifestyle clothing committed to minimizing the environmental impact of its production process Nate Contanch ’12 and Ivan Thevaranjan ’12 of Zia…

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This Month’s Alumni of the Week

Our Alumni of the Week for April include a corporate/securities attorney, a merchandise planning business analyst, a sales development manager and as financial analyst. Please meet: David Cykiert ’05 of Robinson Brog Leinwand Greene Genovese & Gluck P.C. Sha Goode ’13 of Target Corporation Zachary Gorman ’10 of AdMore Jingyun…

Featured Faculty: Professor of Accounting Practice Joyce Zadzilka

Joyce Zadzilka wanted to be a math teacher, but she was practical and teaching jobs were scarce. She pursued an accounting degree instead. Being practical paid off, because the experience Zadzilka amassed while working in accounting and finance helped her obtain…

Would you like to receive the Whitman magazine via email rather than print?

The Fall 2015 Whitman alumni magazine is now available online. This issue features Consurtio, the student-run firm recently launched by the Whitman School that is designed to remove the boundaries of experiential learning. The Consurtio cover article details three successful pilot projects and how students, staff,…

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Nicole Walters Brings Her Passion For Retail And Developing Talent To Kate Spade

As a 20-something New Yorker steps into the Kate Spade store on 5th Avenue, Nicole Walters ’07 notices something immediately… a yoga mat tucked under the arm of the potential patron. Walters inquires about which yoga studio and type of…

Fall 2015 Whitman Magazine Now Available Online

The Fall 2015 Whitman alumni magazine is now available online. This issue features Consurtio, the student-run firm recently launched by the Whitman School that is designed to remove the boundaries of experiential learning. The Consurtio cover article details three successful pilot projects and…

Faculty Profile: Don Cardarelli, Professor of Management Practice

Don Cardarelli, professor of management practice at Whitman, grew up working in his family’s large building materials business. He counts that exposure to the various functions and facets of the company at such an impressionable age for igniting his interest in…

Siteworx Consurtio Pilot Project

Students Help Bring Innovative Research to the Forefront of the B2B Manufacturing Industry

Siteworx, a leading digital experience agency based in Washington, D.C., teamed up with Whitman students Margot Dileno ’15, Peggy Kanterman ’16, Alexandria Lee ’15 and Joseph Simek ’15 to study customer engagement among businessto-business (B2B) manufacturers as part of a Consurtio pilot project. Siteworx…

Minnowbrook Consurtio Pilot Project

Whitman Student Team Impresses SU Chancellor with Strategies to Bring Minnowbrook Back in the Black

Whitman faculty and staff brought together four high-achieving students—Brian Becker, a second-year J.D./MBA, Sandra Carruitero ’16, Kelley Long ’15 and Isaac Signorelli ’15—for a Consurtio pilot project. The challenge would be to make strategic operational recommendations to improve the struggling University-owned Minnowbrook Conference Center and…

Whitman Watch: Eric Klein

#Whitman Watch: Eric Klein ’16

Class of 2016 Majors: Finance and Accounting Hometown: Dallas, Texas LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emklein With his father, mother, oldest brother and sister-in-law as Syracuse University graduates, Eric Klein comes from a family of Orange faithful. He credits his decision to pursue accounting as one of his majors to his father’s influence. “My dad…

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Goldman Sachs Challenges Students to Make Change Recommendations for Madison Square Garden

Whitman finance students David Kern ’15, Scott Rebhun ’15, Dylan Weinberger ’16 and Austin Wentworth ’15 were selected for a Consurtio pilot project sponsored by Goldman Sachs. The charge was to make a recommendation on a real-world business scenario involving Madison Square Garden (MSG),…

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Meet December’s Featured Alumni Entrepreneurs

This month, we are pleased to introduce you to alumni whose entrepreneurial ventures include The Swatch Box, a subscription-based service that uses personal stylists to bring handpicked home decor to clients’ doorsteps, and Dirty Sue, a line of products, including Dirty Sue Premium…

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December 2015 Class News, Notes and Thanks

We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please visit our online submission form to share your news. NEW POSITIONS AND APPOINTMENTS: Robin Dale Hait ’87 − Regional Sales Ececutive, Vodafone Global Enterprise Marty Kovacevich ‘90 MBA…

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Meet November’s Featured Alumni Entrepreneurs

This month, we are pleased to introduce you to alumni whose entrepreneurial ventures include the thriving Chocolate Pizza Company and Solstice Power, a developer of proprietary technology for the concentrated photovoltaic and high power microelectronics industries. Meet Ryan Novak ’11 Meet James…

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Faculty Profile: Pat Penfield Tapped to Head Whitman’s Executive Education Program

Pat Penfield, professor of supply chain practice and director of executive education, spent the first 15 years after earning his bachelor’s degree in business working for leading brands such as Johnson and Johnson, United Technology/Carrier, Raymond/Toyota and Philips Electronics. His…

Would you like to receive the Whitman magazine via email?

The Fall 2015 Whitman alumni magazine is coming soon. The Spring 2015 issue is currently available online. If you prefer to receive our biannual magazine via email rather than a printed copy, please complete our preferences form. You may also use this form to…

Alumni Join Whitman Recruiters at MBA and MS World Tour Stops

Whitman welcomes and appreciates alumni who join our staff at prospective student events. Recently, Jose Renato Allocca ’01 MBA (pictured with Whitman’s Danielle Goodroe), lent his support in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Ankit Jindal ’15 MBA shared his Whitman experience at a New York City…

Tom Barkley Enhances Finance Curriculum with His Practiced Business Perspective

When Tom Barkley, assistant professor of finance practice, isn’t teaching at Whitman, traveling to Brazil to help recruit students into Whitman’s graduate programs or grading Chartered Financial Analyst exams, he enjoys playing billiards in the Syracuse-area division of the American Poolplayers’…

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Whitman Launches “Alumni Entrepreneur of the Month”

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises is a flagship department at the Whitman School. It is consistently ranked among the best in the country both for undergraduate and graduate studies. Accomplished faculty teach rigorous curriculum enhanced by invaluable practical learning opportunities. Through…

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Faculty Profile: Lihong Liang’s Early and Sustained Research Success

Lihong Liang, associate professor of accounting at Whitman, has a history of academic achievement. She grew up in Beijing, where the value of education is widely emphasized. She earned an undergraduate degree in engineering management and a minor in accounting.…