Professor John Torrens presents Orange Tank grand prize check to Ambassadoor Technologies founder and student Bruno Gonzalez Hauger

Orange Tank Awards $42,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs

Orange Tank Awards $42,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs A true entrepreneurial spirit was in the air as the Whitman School held its seventh annual Orange Tank business pitch competition on Nov. 4, 2021. The event brought Whitman students and…

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Jamie Lyn Perry: New Management Professor Explores How Diverse Teams Can Create Better Organizational Outcomes

From her days of participating in team sports to her new position as an assistant professor of management at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, Jamie Lyn Perry has always been interested in how people work together in teams. Her research focuses…

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Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. Returns to Share Her Professional Experiences with Current Whitman Students

Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. made a positive impression on the faculty of Syracuse University’s Whitman School while working on her master’s degree in finance. Almost a decade later, that reputation stuck with her as she was hired this fall as…

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Rachael Goodwin: Management Professor Focuses on Obstacles Facing Women on the Path to Leadership

While working in New York City 15 years ago, Rachael Goodwin fell in love with Central New York while on a weekend trip. When she heard about an opening at the Whitman School for an assistant professor of management earlier…

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Accounting Student Finishes Her Master’s Degree While Preparing to “Break into the Stratosphere”

When Emily Woodilla ’20, ’21 M.S. was a little girl, her mother bought her a calculator because she just wanted to push the buttons. Since then, Woodilla pushed all the right buttons, it seems, as she works towards a master’s…

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First in his Family to Graduate, Whitman Accounting Major is on the Fast Track to Success

As Joseph Colon graduated with the Syracuse University Class of 2021, he not only celebrated earning two bachelor’s degrees and landing a great job at a New York City accounting firm, but he had the honor of being the first…

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Accounting Stars Program Introduces Students to the “Language of Business”

Accounting Stars Program Introduces Students to the “Language of Business” When Professor of Accounting Practice MaryAnn Monforte ’95 MBA, asks students in her Introduction to Financial Accounting class what majors they are considering, too few answered “accounting.” She set out…

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Arielle Newman: New Addition to EEE Faculty Focuses Research on Entrepreneurs Outside the Mainstream

Most entrepreneurs worldwide are far from the image of the prosperous young White male many Americans may have when they think of entrepreneurship. In fact, approximately 70% of entrepreneurs around the globe live in poverty, run small-scale businesses that are…

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Willie D. Reddic ’13 Ph.D.: Back on Campus to Share a New Perspective on Accounting

After nearly a decade, Willie D. Reddic G’12 (MAX), ’13 Ph.D. is happy to be back on campus at the Whitman School and eager to show the next generation of students all the possibilities that accounting has to offer. After…

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Kira Reed Receives Chancellor’s Citation for Leading the Way Towards a More Diverse, Welcoming and Respectful Campus Culture

Whitman’s Associate Professor of Management and Provost Fellow Kira Reed, Ph.D., is making an impact in helping every new Syracuse University student feel welcomed, safe and respected on campus. As part of her responsibilities as provost faculty fellow, she has…

Whitman Offers Master’s Degree Partnership with Four Area Colleges

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently announced a partnership that will allow graduating students from four regionally accredited schools to “Go Orange!” while obtaining a master’s degree in business in just one year. The initiative will offer students from Alfred…

Whitman Students Among First to Complete University Wellness Leadership Institute—and Get Some Extra Credit, Too.

What could be better than focusing on your health—and getting extra credit for it? That’s what Whitman students Christina Coco ’23  and Sophia Carnicelli ’23 thought when Associate Professor of Management and Provost Faculty Fellow Kira Reed offered extra credit to the students…

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Professor Emeritus Joel Stinson Remembered for his Vast Knowledge

The Syracuse University community mourns the loss of the Whitman School’s Professor Emeritus Joel Stinson, who passed away in December 2020. Professor Stinson attended the University of Maine on an athletic scholarship for track and cross-country, earning a degree in…

Finance

What Does the Future of Finance Hold? Big Data, Technology Become Necessities of the Business World

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

Entrepreneurship

What Does the Future of Entrepreneurship Hold? Recognizing Opportunity and Doing Something About It

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

Business Analytics

What Does the Future of Business Analytics Hold? A Key Decision Maker From Retail to Health Care

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

Retail Management

What Does the Future of Retail Hold? Consumers Have Grown Accustomed to Conveniences, Technology

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

Supply Chain Management

What Does the Future of Supply Chain Hold? Valuable Lessons Won’t Leave Companies Unprepared Next Time

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

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DiversityEdu Helps Faculty, Staff and Students Build Inclusion Skills

In January and February, all Whitman School of Management faculty, staff and students completed a DiversityEdu series of asynchronous learning modules that focus on building inclusion skills. The Whitman School piloted this initiative, which will become a University-wide requirement. Due…

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Class of ’20 Grad Overcame Obstacles of Job Seeking in a Pandemic

While students learn many skills during their time at the Whitman School, some of the most important lessons revolve around agility, determination and resiliency—qualities particularly important to those entering the job market in the midst of a tumultuous employment environment.…

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Whitman Announces Winners of 2021 Annual Panasci Business Competition

An innovative and an entrepreneurial spirit abounded during The Panasci Business Plan Competition, a campus-wide student business plan competition hosted by the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The annual…

Management

What Does the Future of Management Hold? Accelerated Adoption Patterns, RI Technologies Will Remain Vital and Change Organizational Culture

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

Marketing

What Does the Future of Marketing Hold? Reliance on Data Analytics and Staycations, Learning Experiences Become the Norm

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

Real Estate

What Does the Future of Real Estate Hold? A Move to the ’Burbs and Demand for Warehouse and Digital Property Space

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

Accounting

What Does the Future of Accounting Hold? Consulting on New Complexities, Offering Diverse Talent

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

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What Does the Future of Business Hold? Whitman Faculty Weigh in on a Post-Pandemic World

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

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Does Machine Learning Pose a Risk to the Benefits of Sentient Human Decision Making in Organizations?

It is well accepted that machine learning benefits organizations in terms of speed and the volume of information that can be processed. Businesses, hospitals, schools and countless other organizations have come to rely on machine learning algorithms to make decisions…

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IES Postdoctoral Researcher Works to Shows Data-driven, Localized Solutions Bring Innovation Forward

“Serendipitous.” That’s what Zachary Rodriguez, Ph.D., calls the opportunity to join the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management as a postdoctoral researcher. And, while that’s probably the last word most would use…

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Assistant Teaching Professor Elizabeth Wimer Draws Out the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Her Students

Adrianna Kocak ’19 was, by her own admission, the “smart kid” at her Syracuse high school, and she thrived on that. But, when she chose to attend Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, she quickly realized that there…

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Assistant Professor Cristiano Bellavitis Sees Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Cristiano Bellavitis, Ph.D., has been around the world and back, living in and visiting a variety of places from his native Italy to New Zealand. When he joined the faculty at the Martin J. Whitman School…

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Riley 3+2 Dual Degree Program Helps Student Land Job That Combines Interests in Business and Engineering

Patrick Riolo ’20 (ECS), ’21 MBA, had always had an interest in healthcare, as well as a desire to create things that “would give value to people.” This led him to pursue a degree in bioengineering at Syracuse University’s College of…

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Virtual Business Exploration at Unilever Introduces Whitman Students to Career Options, Alumni

Experiential learning and networking with alumni are among the great advantages of a Syracuse University education. The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Career Center typically organizes site visits to alumni workplaces in New York City each January in order…

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Entrepreneurial Professor’s New Book Uses Whitman Research and His Own ADHD Diagnosis to Help Entrepreneurs Harness Their Super Powers

Most people think of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a negative, but Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice John M. Torrens G’93 (A&S), Ph.D. has a different take, showing that many aspects of the disorder can be turned into a positive.…

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Assistant Professor of Marketing Shares Her Fascination With Data-Driven Marketing

Number-driven data has always been fascinating to Hyoryung Nam, Ph.D., who joined the faculty at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as an assistant professor of marketing in August 2020.  “Data matters. Data is the basic building block…

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Assistant Professor Drawn to Whitman’s Niche Appreciation of Quantitative Marketing, Cross Section of University Researchers

Assistant Professor of Marketing Meheli Basu, Ph.D., was drawn to Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management because she knew that many of her peers were involved in exactly the type of work she, too, was interested in. “Quantitative…

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Professor Fatma Sonmez-Leopold Named to Poets and Quants Top 50 List

Fatma Sonmez-Leopold, Ph.D., assistant teaching professor of finance at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management was honored as one of the 2020 Top 50 undergraduate business professors in the world by Poets and Quants for Undergrads, a higher…

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Professor Emeritus Mohamed Onsi Remembered for Leading Broader Approach to Business Studies, Expanding Graduate Programs

The Syracuse University community mourns the loss of the Whitman School’s Professor Emeritus Mohamed “Mo” Onsi, who passed away in November. As a member of the faculty, he made a significant impact over his 42 years at the school, widening…

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Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA: Hospital CEO Never Imagined Leading Through a Pandemic

Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA: Hospital CEO Never Imagined Leading Through a Pandemic When Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA was studying at the Whitman School, she never imagined that a few years later she would be using some of the skills she…

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Whitman at Work: Entrepreneur Makes Anything But Beer Nothing But Successful

Whitman at Work: Entrepreneur Makes Anything But Beer Nothing But Successful One month after completing his master’s degree in entrepreneurship at the Whitman School, Logan Bonney ’17 M.S. was already putting his education into practice by incorporating Anything But Beer…

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Whitman Alumni Network Supercharged Students with Opportunities During Challenging Summer

Whitman Alumni Network Supercharged Students with Opportunities During Challenging Summer The year 2020 will long be remembered for unimaginable challenges that came with living through a global pandemic. For students at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, it will…

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Post-Doc’s Appreciation for Veterans, Entrepreneurship Shapes Career Path

Mirza Tihic’s ’03 (A&S), ’04 (ECS), ’06 MBA, G’19 (SoE) interest in helping military veterans and their families stems from the peace the U.S. military helped to bring to his native Bosnia in the mid-1990s. His love of entrepreneurship came…

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Whitman Supply Chain Professor Elected VP of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society

Burak Kazaz, Ph.D., was elected vice president of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Society, one of the largest societies within the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). The position not only recognizes Kazaz’s contributions but also…