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Syracuse University Introduces Handshake Software

Syracuse University recently transitioned to Handshake, a platform that easily enables employers to search for and manage relationships with top student talent and more. “Handshake is a one-stop site that allows employers to register for events and post opportunities at multiple schools…

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Potential Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Sales Poses Opportunity in NY

By Syracuse Staff When investors begin testing the waters in the budding and potentially lucrative marijuana market, the dollars flow somewhat tentatively. Marijuana is still illegal at the federal level, and despite the eight states that have legalized it for…

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Undergraduate Convocation Remarks by Dean Gene Anderson

The following is a transcript of the remarks Dean Gene Anderson delivered at the 2018 Syracuse University Whitman School undergraduate Convocation ceremony. Opening Remarks: Good afternoon. When you arrived at Syracuse University, a world of wonder and opportunity opened up for you. I hope your time…

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Syracuse University Fosters Entrepreneurship Through the Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Living and Learning Community

Each year incoming students have the opportunity to apply to learning communities at Syracuse University. A learning community is a group of students living together in a residence hall based on a common major, interest or theme, such as business…

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A United Nations Project Marks a Decade of Global Sustainability Research and Practice at Whitman

For 10 years, Syracuse University’s Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP), a collaboration between the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, College of Engineering and Computer Science, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and the Syracuse Center of Excellence (CoE), has been committed to training students and facilitating leading research…

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Why the Company You Keep in Early Fundraising Matters

Entrepreneurs may want to think twice before selecting founders and investors for their businesses. New entrepreneurship research from Professor Alexander McKelvie of Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and Professor Eun-Jeong Ko ’17 Ph.D. of Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson…

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Alejandro Amezcua, Navigating Uncharted Entrepreneurial Territories

Alejandro Amezcua, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, is making headway in uncharted territories through his entrepreneurship research. Amezcua explores the impact public administration has on entrepreneurship ecosystems, the social and economic environments…

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Perspectives From a Ph.D. Alumni : Maria Goranova ’07

Name: Maria Goranova Graduation Year: 2007 Major: Management Maria Goranova Ph.D. ’07, associate professor of management at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, still fondly looks back on her life as a Ph.D. in management student at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse…

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How Pumpkin Spice Reaches Your Markets and Lattes

It’s fall; that means it is time for pumpkin spice…well, everything. In 2003, Starbucks introduced consumers to the Pumpkin Spice Latte arguably starting a $500 million industry and America’s obsession with pumpkin spice products. Now, nearly 15 years later, the obsession continues…

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Whitman School Hosts 68th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program on Oct. 19. Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event is a central component of Whitman’s Franklin Center, which is consistently recognized…

The Whitman School Hosts Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI HONORED AT WHITMAN DURING ORANGE CENTRAL 2017 As part of Orange Central 2017 homecoming celebration, Whitman hosted its Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony. Syracuse University’s Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele G. Wheatly opened the event with the introduction of…

The Whitman School Hosts Third Annual Orange Tank Competition

As part of the 2017 Orange Central celebration at Syracuse University, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted its third annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. During the Orange Tank competition, current Whitman students and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to…

With Viewership and Revenue Booming, Esports Set to Compete with Traditional Sports

By Syracuse Staff Writer In 2017, more than 111 million people watched the Super Bowl, traditionally one of the most popular sporting events on television. But that figure is eclipsed by the number of people who follow a different type of…

Maria Minniti: Developing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurial Leaders

From an early age, Maria Minniti, director of the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) and the L. Bantle Chair of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, was interested in exploring what causes…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School Celebrates IMPRESS Goodman Cup Competition

Throughout the year, the four Goodman IMPRESS program houses — Adams, Waverly, Harrison and Marshal — of Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management compete in the annual Goodman Cup Competition, all while gaining a professional competitive edge. This…

#WhitmanWatch: Anthony Pegues ’17

Name: Anthony Pegues Graduation Year: 2017 Major(s)/Minor(s): Accounting Hometown: Montclair, California While studying accounting at a community college, Army veteran Anthony Pegues ’17 realized that in order to be successful in today’s competitive marketplace he would need to further his education. Pegues…

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Whitman Accounting Students Gain Real World Experience While Making a Difference Through WhiTax

During the tax season, Beta Alpha Psi, the accounting honors society at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, has created a student-run accounting firm, WhiTax.  The purpose of the program is to give back to the community and gain…

Students Representing Whitman Compete in the Global Family Enterprise Case Competition

A team of three undergraduate students representing Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management won fourth place in the fifth annual Global Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC), hosted by the University of Vermont. The team, comprised of Jennie May…

Whitman School Frankel Scholars Explore Finance in New York City

Each year, top undergraduate and graduate finance students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management are selected to spend three days in New York City as part of the Stuart Frankel & Company New York Stock Exchange Program.…

Syracuse University’s Whitman School Hosts Alumni NYC Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Syracuse University‘s top-ranked Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises department at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management will host an Entrepreneurship Bootcamp on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fisher Center in New York City. The NYC Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is designed for Syracuse University alumni who are thinking…

Whitman’s Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship Honored with the NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

The Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship housed within Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently received the 2016 NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence award from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, an organization that brings together entrepreneurship centers to advance excellence in entrepreneurship. This award is given…

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Whitman and Partner Host Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Surviving Family Members of 9/11

Members of the surviving families of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks gathered in July at the 9/11 Memorial Museum Education Center in New York City to take part in an entrepreneurship bootcamp hosted by Tuesday’s Children and the Martin J.…

Whitman School Executive Education Seminars

Syracuse University‘s Whitman School of Management offers executive education events that help professionals gain the essential skills needed to compete in a complex and evolving marketplace.  The Whitman School will host two new seminar events covering finance for non-financial managers and corporate…

The Benefits of Transforming Your Business into a Sustainable Enterprise

Every year, Earth Week, Earth Day and World Environment Day inspire businesses around the world to show their support for Mother Nature by making the commitment to go “green.” However, there are more reasons to adopt sustainable practices than some business owners…

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WhitmanWatch: LaVerne Sessler ’16, G’17, Civil Engineering & Business

Editor’s note: The following article first appeared on the College of Engineering & Computer Science’s website. It was written by Matt Wheeler. It isn’t hard to see how LaVerne Sessler ’16, G’17 ended up enrolled in Syracuse University’s H. John Riley 3+2 Engineering…