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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…
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University’s Cluster Hire Initiative Draws Top Researchers to Whitman

University’s Cluster Hire Initiative Draws Top Researchers to Whitman The Whitman School continues to make strides as part of Syracuse University’s research cluster-hire initiative, which aims to strengthen research activity, enhance faculty diversity and develop new opportunities for student research…
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Burak Kazaz Elected President-Elect of MSOM and Continues Sharing his Research on COVID-19 Vaccines and Wine Analytics

Burak Kazaz Elected President-Elect of MSOM and Continues Sharing his Research on COVID-19 Vaccines and Wine Analytics Burak Kazaz has been an exceptional member of the Whitman School faculty since 2007. Much of his research includes mitigating risk in global…
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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

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…
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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…
Kira Reed

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…
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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

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…
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…