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How Pumpkin Spice Reaches Your Markets and Lattes

It’s nearing 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…

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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…

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Gerald T. Halpin ’50 (A&S) Named Orange Entrepreneur of the Year

In fall 2017, Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management honored Gerald T. Halpin ’50 (A&S) (Feb. 15, 1923- Aug. 14, 2017), with the Orange Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Halpin, who passed away shortly after learning of the recognition, was a…

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…

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The Whitman School Hosts Third Annual Orange Tank Competition

As part of the 2017 Orange Central celebration the Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises program (EEE) at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted its third annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. During the Orange Tank competition, current Whitman students…

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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…

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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…

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…

Whitman School Celebrates IMPRESS Goodman Cup Competition

All year-round the four houses of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Goodman IMPRESS program—Adams, Waverly, Harrison and Marshall— competed in the annual Goodman Cup Competition. This week the Whitman School crowned its 2015-2016 winner, Adams House. To celebrate…

Whitman School Students Receive Whitman Alumni Club of Central New York Awards

The Whitman Alumni Club of Central New York honors four Martin J. Whitman School of Management students with excellence awards. Whitman’s Xinye Zou, Diana Correia and Alexa Cloud received Russell J. Hamilton Scholarship Awards, named for former Whitman School assistant dean, Russ Hamilton. These awards are presented annually to…

Whitman’s Jose Godinez and ENACTUS Honored With Chancellor’s Awards

Each year, Syracuse University’s Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service hosts the Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship ceremony to recognize individual students, groups of students, residence halls, residence floors, student organizations and academic projects or…

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Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Named Among the Best Colleges for Start-Ups by bestcolleges.com

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management  recently was ranked #18 on bestcolleges.com’s list of the Best Colleges for Start-Ups. According to the site, “nearly all of these entrepreneurial powerhouses are large research universities, as big schools often have the vast and…

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Launches New Business Analytics Graduate Degrees

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman), in partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), today announced the launch of BusinessAnalytics@Syracuse, a Master of Science in Business Analytics degree offered online that will expand its existing MBA@Syracuse program. BusinessAnalytics@Syracuse is designed to prepare students…