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Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Marches Into Its 15th Year with an Alumni-Filled Celebration

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Marches Into Its 15th Year with an Alumni-Filled Celebration This summer, not only did 25 military veterans complete the 2022 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) program offered through the Syracuse University D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military…
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Big Tech Employee Takes On Not One But Two Online Graduate Degree Programs at Whitman

For Matthew Stockhaus ‘22 MBA, ’22 M.S., one graduate degree and a full-time career were not enough. So, instead, the senior business program manager at Microsoft in Virginia decided to pursue an online MBA, an online Master of Science in…
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Chanel Webb ’23 MBA Is Pursuing Her Online Degree and Getting a Seat at the Table

When Chanel Webb ’23 MBA was determined to find an online MBA program, she wanted one that would help her differentiate herself from others in her field. She found it at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management, and, after starting the program…
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Jordan Jackson ’24 MBA Has Learned to Foster a Sense of Community While Earning Her Degree Online

For years, Jordan Jackson had thought about continuing her education, but the timing never seemed right. A graduate of Andrew’s University with a degree in journalism and communications, she finally made the leap in January 2022 when she enrolled at…
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Melissa Rencehausen ’22 M.S. Credits the Whitman School’s Online Master’s Degree Program for Helping Advance her Accounting Career 

On any given day, Melissa Rencehausen ’22 M.S. might wave hello to Shrek, Bart Simpson or even Harry Potter as she heads into work at Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park, where she is the manager of financial reporting on the…
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Bryan Perry ’23 MBA Lives Local But Finds Online MBA Program to be the Best Fit

Bryan Perry ’23 MBA can see Syracuse University’s JMA Wireless Dome in the distance from his driveway. But, even though he lives only a few miles from campus, he still chose to pursue an MBA through the online program at…
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Faculty Brings New Perspective, Research on Intersection of Financial Accounting and Environmental, Social and Governance Issues 

Faculty Brings New Perspective, Research on Intersection of Financial Accounting and Environmental, Social and Governance Issues While Sebastian Tideman is the newest addition to the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, he is also a…
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Bradley Pokorny ’22 MBA: U.S. Army Paratrooper Makes It His Mission to Complete Online MBA from Whitman School

In August of 2021, Staff Sergeant Bradley Pokorny ’22 MBA was deployed to Afghanistan with the United States Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, an elite infantry specializing in parachute assault operations. When he found out he was deploying, Pokorny told his professors…
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Chris Douglass ’23 MBA Is Already Applying What He Learned at Whitman as Both an Employee and a Business Owner

As a principal sales manager at HubSpot, a co-owner and coach of CrossFit and a new dad, Chris Douglass ’23 MBA has plenty on his plate, but he decided he could add something more with an online MBA from Syracuse University’s…
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From Malls to Microchips, Alumna Helps Put Syracuse on the Map

From Malls to Microchips, Alumna Helps Put Syracuse on the Map When Barbara Ashkin ’74 (A&S), ’77 M.S. was studying accounting at Syracuse University in the mid-’70s, there weren’t many women accountants in the workplace. That didn’t stop her, however,…
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Shital Mars ’23 MBA: Online Student Manages the Demands of Business, Family and Pursing an MBA for a “Better Tomorrow”

“Do better today than you did yesterday, so you can be better tomorrow than you are today.” That’s the motto Shital Mars ’23 MBA lives by every day, as she juggles her career as a management consultant and executive coach…
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Kyle Trusch ’22 M.S.: Online EEE Grad Student Follows His Passion Towards a Teaching Career 

“When my life is ideal, I am ________.” That open-ended phrase, from the book “The Passion Test” was the impetus for Kyle Trusch ‘22 M.S. to make a change. His answer? “When my life is ideal, I am helping others…
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Tia Thevenin ’18, MBA ’23, L’23 Is On the Fast Track to a Joint JD/MBA Degree 

Tia Thevenin ’18 (A&S), ’23 MBA, L ’23 has never stopped moving at a fast pace. From breaking track and field records at Syracuse University as an undergraduate to concurrently earning an MBA at the Whitman School and a law degree from…
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Elmir Guluyev ’23 M.S. Seeks to Use Business Analytics Knowledge and STEM Designation to Become a Data-Driven Decision Maker 

Elmir Guluyev ’23 M.S. came to Syracuse University’s Whitman School to increase his knowledge of business analytics, an area that has become a critical force across all business disciplines. When he graduates, Guluyev will not only enter one of the…
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Jasleen Dhariwal ’23 M.S.: Curious Student Is Eager to Embrace the Knowledge and Skills for a Career in Finance in NYC

A self-proclaimed “curious person,” Jasleen Dhariwal ’23 M.S. is so eager to learn everything she can about business that she was willing to travel half-way around the world to earn a master’s degree in finance at Syracuse University’s Whitman School.…
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Shubham Krishna ’23 M.S.: Over 100 Years of Supply Chain Expertise Drew Graduate Student Around the World to Syracuse University

Coming from Patna, India, an ancient city along the banks of the Ganges River, Shubham Krishna ’23 M.S. was interested in another placed steeped in tradition: Syracuse University and its supply chain program at the Whitman School of Management, which…
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Cassie Durkin ’23 M.S.: Marketing Student Couldn’t Pass Up Opportunity to Earn a Master’s Degree at Hometown University

Cassie Durkin ’23 M.S. knew she wanted to pursue a master’s degree right after finishing her undergraduate education at Hartwick College, where she received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Unsure of exactly what area of business she wanted to…
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Julia Fiedler, ’21, ’22 M.S.: Master’s Degree Has Prepared Her for Real-World Requirements of Today’s Professional Accounting Field

Julia Fiedler ’21, ’22 M.S. grew up around Syracuse University’s Whitman School. Long before she decided to attend Whitman and pursue a career in accounting, she could often be found hanging out in the office of Professor of Accounting Practice…
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Bruno Gonzalez Hauger ’21, ’22 M.S.: Entrepreneur Surpasses $100,000 in Prize Money While Completing EEE Master’s Degree

Bruno Gonzalez Hauger ’21 (WHIT/NEW), ’22 M.S., not only just graduated from Syracuse University with a master’s degree, but this entrepreneur also walked away with a stunning $102,000 in winnings through various Whitman School business competitions over his five years…
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Ruixia Zheng ’21 MBA, ’22 M.S.: International Student Grateful for Support of Whitman Community While Earning MBA and Master’s in Business Analytics

The determination of Ruixia Zheng ’21 MBA, ’22 M.S., took her from a self-described “small and remote town in China” across the world to Syracuse University’s Whitman School. There, she earned not one but two master’s degrees, while at the…
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2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs Survey Tracks Successes and Barriers, Wellness and Obstacles During COVID-19

2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs Survey Tracks Successes and Barriers, Wellness and Obstacles During COVID-19 Discipline, perseverance, problem solving, leadership, teamwork. These are just some of the skills engrained in the military that often easily transfer into opportunities in…
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New Service Engagement Initiatives Reach Out to Assist Syracuse City Communities

New Service Engagement Initiatives Reach Out to Assist Syracuse City Communities While Whitman School of Management students are required to complete 50 hours of community engagement to complete their degrees, they have many ways to do so. However, Diane Crawford,…
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Full-Time Graduate Student Spotlight: Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA

Full-Time Graduate Student Spotlight: Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA Hometown: Thane, India Degree: MBA Concentrations: Marketing and Supply Chain Management Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA came to the Whitman School after working in advertising in her home country of India for a…
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Sharing Her Expertise and Showing Her Generosity to Benefit the Whitman School 

Sharing Her Expertise and Showing Her Generosity to Benefit the Whitman School Deb Leone ’86, ’87 MBA didn’t think twice about attending Syracuse University. Following in her older sister’s footsteps, the Long Island native loved the school from the first…
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Whitman at Work: Dual Degree Program Helps Recent Grad Carve Out Career Opportunities Combining Business, Engineering

Whitman at Work: Dual Degree Program Helps Recent Grad Carve Out Career Opportunities Combining Business, Engineering Patrick Riolo ’20 (ECS), ’21 MBA always had an interest in health care, and a desire to create things that “would give value to people.”…
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Engaged Syracuse: Whitman Interdisciplinary Programs Offer Students the Opportunity to Combine Business with Medicine or Law Degrees and Much More!

Engaged Syracuse: Whitman Interdisciplinary Programs Offer Students the Opportunity to Combine Business with Medicine or Law Degrees and Much More! One of the goals of the Whitman School is to continue to be a leader in providing undergraduate and graduate…
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Orange Tank 2021 Awards $41,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs

Orange Tank 2021 Awards $41,000 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 alumni entrepreneurs together…
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Capstone Competition Highlights Business Skills, Entrepreneurial Spirit of Whitman’s Graduating Seniors

From women’s-only sports betting to water-saving shower nozzles, this semester’s Capstone Competition at Syracuse University’s Whitman School showcased amazing business ideas that demonstrated students’ skills in development, ideation, research and financial planning. The two-day event, held April 29 and 30,…
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Panasci Business Competition Winners Showcase Entrepreneurial Spirit on Campus

The Syracuse University campus is always buzzing with great ideas, and the Panasci Business Plan Competition is an excellent example of that entrepreneurial spirit. A campus-wide business plan event hosted annually by the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE)…
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Kara Montellano ’23 MBA: Unexpected Detour Led Her to an MBA at Whitman

Kara Montellano ’23 MBA believes that life “has a way of taking you on a detour you didn’t plan for.” Fortunately, her most recent detour took her to Syracuse University’s Whitman School this past fall to pursue an MBA with concentrations in…
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Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA: MBA Program Introduces Real-World Scenarios, New Traditions and a Welcoming “Orange Family”

Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA came to Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management after working in the advertising industry in her home country of India for a number of years. Equipped with an undergraduate degree in finance, she hopes to expand…
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Career Exploration Experiences Offered Whitman Students an Inside Look at NYC Businesses, Engagement with Alumni

The semester break wasn’t only a time for rest and relaxation. For a number of students at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management, it was an opportunity to explore some exciting career options with a virtual trip to New York…
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Get Ready to See the World Again! Whitman Study Abroad Opportunities for 2022 Focus on Asia

Get Ready to See the World Again! Whitman Study Abroad Opportunities for 2022 Focus on Asia Recent Whitman graduate Tyler Newman ’20, now employed in a sales and client relationship leadership program at Synchrony in New York City, was eager…
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Haynie Taps Into Entrepreneurial Background to Manage COVID-19 on Campus

Haynie Taps Into Entrepreneurial Background to Manage COVID-19 on Campus Mike Haynie holds many titles at Syracuse University: Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Whitman School, executive director of the Institute of Veterans and Military Families and, what might be…
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Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) Update

Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) Update The Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) produces both academic research and broader influence through policy analysis and public outreach. IES scholars offer entrepreneurial solutions to complex social problems such as homelessness, wildfires…
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Whitman School, Institute for Veterans and Military Families Release First Data-Driven Research on Barriers to Entrepreneurship for Military

Whitman School, Institute for Veterans and Military Families Release First Data-Driven Research on Barriers to Entrepreneurship for Military Military skills like self-discipline, leadership, management skills, mental toughness and perseverance are highly transferable to entrepreneurship. However, these skills are not always…
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Whitman Colleagues’ Research Shows ADHD Can Be Beneficial to Entrepreneurs

Whitman Colleagues’ Research Shows ADHD Can Be Beneficial to Entrepreneurs Many people consider a diagnosis of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) a negative. But two professors in the Whitman School’s Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE)—both diagnosed with…
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Partnerships as an Enabler of Resourcefulness in Generating Sustainable Outcomes

Partnerships as an Enabler of Resourcefulness in Generating Sustainable Outcomes When we think of an entrepreneur, the image of one individual often comes to mind, but new research suggests that the benefits of entrepreneurial partnerships may be an overlooked resource…
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Blackstone LaunchPad Is Hub for Whitman Students

Blackstone LaunchPad Is Hub for Whitman Students When students come to the Whitman School to pursue entrepreneurship, they have a unique opportunity to further their business ventures through Syracuse University’s Blackstone LaunchPad. An innovation hub that connects the University’s thriving…
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Fall 2021 Capstone Competition Winners Announced

A semester’s worth of ideation, concept development, financial planning and research culminated in a two-day Capstone Competition at Syracuse University’s Whitman School on Dec. 10 and Dec. 11. All senior undergraduates completing the required 3-credit Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management course…
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Breaking Barriers: Whitman Alumni Are Redefining Workplace Roles, Leading Through Innovation and Technology and Carving Out Diverse Paths to Success

Breaking Barriers: Whitman Alumni Are Redefining Workplace Roles, Leading Through Innovation and Technology and Carving Out Diverse Paths to Success Whether it’s educating its students and faculty on issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion; fostering new ventures through research, innovation…
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Stephanie Johnson: Building Success One Brick at a Time

Stephanie Johnson: Building Success One Brick at a Time You might say Stephanie Johnson ’05 built her most recent career opportunity brick-by-brick—Lego® bricks, that is. After working for Liz Claiborne, Ralph Lauren and the Simon Property Group, Johnson was recently…
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Three Generations of the Zaretzky Family Take Pride in Their Orange Legacy

Three Generations of the Zaretzky Family Take Pride in Their Orange Legacy In August 2021, when Lee Zaretzky ’89 and his wife, Lauren, dropped off their oldest child Matt Zaretzky ’25 to study real estate at the Whitman School, Lee…