Kreischers

Kreischer Family Fondly Recalls Three Generations of Orange Traditions

Passing along traditions—from supporting Orange basketball to supporting Syracuse University—is a way of life for the Kreischer family, a three-generation University family with deep roots in the Whitman School. Siblings Jennifer Kreischer ’88 and Brian Kreischer ’91—both accounting majors at…

Nick Doria

Nick Doria Creates Military Scholarship, Credits Whitman Program for Success

A chance encounter with a corporate recruiter set Navy veteran Nick Doria ’74 MBA on to a career that has concluded with a planned gift to the Whitman School. His bequest will establish an endowment providing scholarship assistance for veterans…

Ravi Dharwadkar teaching

Management Professor Emphasizes Diversity in all Aspects of Campus Involvement

Growing up in the largest city in India taught Ravi Dharwadkar about diversity. In the former Bombay (now Mumbai, which has swelled to nearly 20 million people today), everyone was a minority “in some way,” says Dharwadkar, professor of management…

Scott Pickens

Whitman at Work: Online MBA Program Helped Alum to be a “Transformational Leader”

As a packaging engineer for Northrop Grumman, Scott Pickens ’18 MBA always knew he wanted to further his education, but he wasn’t sure if his graduate work should be in applied science or business. During his deliberation, Northrop Grumman placed…

Andrew and Dominique Visser

Dominique Visser ’20 MBA: Online MBA Program Was “Business as Usual” During Belgian Lockdown

Dominique Visser ’20 MBA: Online MBA Program Was “Business as Usual” During Belgian Lockdown Completing the online MBA program in Belgium while COVID-19 had the country locked down was “business as usual for me,” says Dominique Visser ’20 MBA. “I…

Lisa Fontenelli

Trustee Lisa Fontenelli Makes $1 Million Gift Focused on Experiential Learning Opportunities in NYC

Trustee Lisa Fontenelli Makes $1 Million Gift Focused on Experiential Learning Opportunities in NYC Elisabeth “Lisa” Fontenelli ’86 well remembers a summer internship with a media company that introduced her to working daily in a high-energy, corporate environment in New…

John and Laura Lally

Former Football Player and Wife Give $1 Million to Establish Undergraduate Scholarship

Former Football Player and Wife Give $1 Million to Establish Undergraduate Scholarship A $1 million gift has established a four-year scholarship at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management for a promising student. The gift comes from John Lally ’82,…

Peter Koveos teaching three students in a classroom

Long-time Faculty Member Recalls 35-Year Effort to Advance Globalization

Long-time Faculty Member Recalls 35-Year Effort to Advance Globalization In his more than 35 years at the Whitman School, Peter Koveos has witnessed how globalization and technology have changed teaching. In his first semester in 1982, Koveos — now professor…