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New Credit Report Freeze Law is Empowering to Consumers

By law, American consumers can now freeze their own credit reports for free, preventing lenders from pulling their reports until they unfreeze it. Freezing a credit report can prevent identity theft by making it almost impossible for an unauthorized individual…

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69th Annual Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program is Oct. 18

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019, will host its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 18, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Marvin and Helaine…

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Elisabeth Fontenelli Appointed Chair of the Whitman Advisory Council

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management announced that Elisabeth “Lisa” Fontenelli ’86 has been appointed chair of the Whitman Advisory Council. Fontenelli recently retired as managing director at Goldman Sachs in April 2017 after 25 years at the…

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Christopher Crooker Appointed Assistant Dean for Advancement

Christopher Crooker has been appointed assistant dean for advancement at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. With more than 21 years of experience in alumni affairs and development, Crooker has a track record of engagement and advancement success.…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School Welcomes New Faculty

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School) has added three faculty members to its team for the 2018-19 academic year.   Robert Arscott is an assistant professor of finance whose research primarily concerns the interaction of corporations and…

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Gartner Gives Top 25 Ranking for Whitman’s Supply Chain Management Programs

Gartner, Inc. announced this month that the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is one of the top 25 in the country for its supply chain management program (SCM), granting a #22 ranking to the graduate program…

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Kara Primrose Appointed Director of Career Services at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management

Kara Primrose has been appointed director of career services at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Primrose has worked for the Whitman School’s Career Services department since 2008 where she has provided student career counseling and professional development…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – Summer 2018

The Whitman Research Newsletter highlights awards, honors, new research and more from Whitman’s research faculty. It is published bi-monthly. Send your research inquiries/highlights to Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and doctoral programs. Awards and Honors Cathy Maritan, associate professor of…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Announces Partnership with National Black MBA Association®

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has announced a new partnership with the National Black MBA Association® as part of the first installment of the NBMBAA® Collegiate Partnership Program. The program aims to increase awareness and facilitate access to graduate…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management’s WISE Women’s Business Center Relocates, Gaining Space for Growth

The WISE Women’s Business Center, a program of the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, housed in Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, recently relocated, offering more space for the entrepreneurship resource program. WISE, which stands for Women Igniting the…

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Rachel DuBois Appointed Director of Undergraduate Recruitment

Rachel DuBois has been appointed director of undergraduate recruitment at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, effective Aug. 1. DuBois has been an academic advisor for the Undergraduate Program at the Whitman School for more than four years.…

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Syracuse University’s Professor Burak Kazaz Appointed Chair of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society’s iFORM Special Interest Group

The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Society announced at its annual meeting June 28 in Dallas, Texas that Burak Kazaz, Steven Becker Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, has been named new…

Whitman School Establishes/Appoints Executive Director of Administration and Strategic Initiatives

Gene Anderson, dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, announced the creation of a new leadership position, executive director of administration and strategic initiatives, appointing Kevin Coates, formerly director of budget, finance and business analytics, to the role…

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Whitman School Establishes/Appoints Associate Dean for Global Initiatives

Gene Anderson, dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, announced the creation of a new leadership position, associate dean for global initiatives, appointing Eunkyu Lee, professor of marketing to the role effective July 1. The new position was…

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Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Appointed to CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council for Second Year in a Row

Michael Haynie, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation, and Alexander McKelvie, associate dean for undergraduate and full-time master’s programs, and professor and chair of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department, are two of 52…

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Faculty and Staff Honored at the Whitman School Annual Awards Ceremony

Several members of the faculty and staff of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University were honored at a ceremony May 15, including: Whitman Research Awards Whitman Research Fellow Award Erasmo Giambona Associate Professor of Finance Falcone Chair in Real Estate…

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Narcissistic Leaders Alienate Their Employees, Threaten Their Self-Esteem

Having a narcissistic leader can frustrate and demotivate employees, but can their demeaning and self-interested tendencies be controlled? A new study finds that narcissistic leaders can deviate from their trait tendencies to achieve their goals, challenging the idea that narcissists…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – Spring 2018

The Whitman Research Newsletter highlights awards, honors, new research and more from Whitman’s research faculty. It is published bi-monthly. Send your research inquiries/highlights to Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and doctoral programs. Awards and Honors Alejandro Amezcua, assistant professor of…

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First-of-Its-Kind Report Estimates En Primeur Wine Prices Using Weather and Market Data

A report by Burak Kazaz, Steven R. Becker Professor of Supply Chain Management at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, along with M. Hakan Hekimoğlu Ph.D. ’16, assistant professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lally School of Management, released…

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Award-Winning Study Explores How Best to Dole Out Supplies in Wake of Humanitarian Crisis

According to UNICEF, more than three million children under the age of five die annually from severe malnutrition. What’s more, hunger affects approximately 20 million children around the globe. During a humanitarian crisis, such as child hunger, the focus is…

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Whitman Seniors Featured among Poets & Quants for Undergrads’ Best & Brightest Undergraduate Business Majors for 2018

Catherine Cummings and Justin Harris, both seniors at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, were featured as two of the “best & brightest undergraduate business majors,” by Poets & Quants for Undergrads, a news website for undergraduate business education.…

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Insurance Industry Braces for Driverless Cars

By Syracuse Staff In December, on-demand insurance company Trōv unveiled a partnership with self-driving technology company Waymo to offer “insurance billed by second, day, mile, event” for ride-sharing coverage in self-driving vehicles. Trōv founder and CEO Scott Walchek called the partnership “the…

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Southside Innovation Center a Host Site for Business Growth Accelerator Program

The Southside Innovation Center, a program of Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently announced it is one of three regional centers for the New York State Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development’s Business Growth Accelerator Program…

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Whitman School’s Online MBA Program Named #11 Globally by Financial Times

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s online MBA program has been ranked #11 in the Financial Times’ 2018 ranking of all online MBA programs worldwide, #7 in the nation. The full rankings, released this week, are…

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Rochester-area Businessman Establishes Second Endowed Professorship to Help Attract and Retain Exceptional Faculty to the Whitman School

Syracuse University Trustee Edward “Ed” Pettinella ’76 MBA recently endowed a new junior faculty professorship at the university’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The $2 million gift will establish and maintain the new Edward Pettinella Assistant/Associate Professorship in Business.…

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Entrepreneurship Program Named “National Model Entrepreneurship Program”

United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Presented Award at its Annual Conference The Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) program at the Whitman School of Management was recently named the National Model Program by the United States Association for…

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U.S. News & World Report Gives Top 50 Ranking to Whitman’s Online MBA Program

MBA@Syracuse, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s online MBA program, recently was ranked #42 by U.S. News & World Report in its publication of 2018 Best Online Business Programs, released Jan. 9. The online Accounting@Syracuse and…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Ranked in Poets&Quants’ Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2017

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate business program is ranked #43 by Poets&Quants for Undergrads, the leading online publication for undergraduate business education news. The website released its second annual Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2017 ranking Dec.…

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Sustainability Projects Help Local Businesses

During the capstone course of the Certificate of Advanced Study in Sustainable Enterprise (CASSE), students work on real-life projects with for-profit, nonprofit and governmental organizations. Students most recently worked on the following projects: King+King Architects A student team consulted with King+King Architects…

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Meet the Faculty of the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership

The three-fold mission of the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP) is to encourage sustainable business practices through outreach, research and teaching activities. Since 2010, nearly 75 students have taken all three courses offered within the SEP, graduating with a Certificate of…

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Sustainable Enterprise Partnership Entering its 10th Year

Syracuse University’s Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP), a collaboration between the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, College of Engineering and Computer Science, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and the Syracuse Center of Excellence (CoE), continues to successfully train students…

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Syracuse University’s MBA Ranked #64 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Syracuse University’s full-time MBA program was ranked #64 by BloombergBusinessweek in its annual list of the top MBA programs. Offered by the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, the Syracuse MBA is a two-year program, which includes a rigorous curriculum…

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Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship Programs Ranked in Top 20 by The Princeton Review; Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Syracuse University offers one of the best programs for students aspiring to launch their own businesses according to The Princeton Review. The education services company named the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises program #16 and…

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Whitman Accounting Students Place First in Regionals of Annual Deloitte Tax Competition

On Nov. 4 the Martin J. Whitman School of Management Tax Team placed first in the annual Deloitte FanTAXtic regional competition in Boston, Massachusetts. The students, Yonglin Wang ‘19, Leanne Paddock ’20, Jonathan Gauthier ’20, Yue Lei ’18, Ryan Houck ’20, Michael Leong…

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Syracuse University’s MBA@Syracuse Named to Princeton Review’s 2018 List, “Top 25 Online MBA Programs”

Syracuse University’s MBA@Syracuse has earned a #23 ranking on The Princeton Review’s list naming the top 25 online MBA programs for 2018, accessible at www.princetonreview.com/best-business-schools. The online MBA program, delivered in partnership with 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), includes live weekly classes…

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Syracuse University’s MBA a Top 25 Most Desired Program, According to Recent Study

According to Ready4, a Boston-based company that creates test prep apps, Syracuse University’s full-time MBA is the #25 most desired program. The study, now in its third year, uses survey data that obtained the preferences of more than 200,000 current…

Syracuse Life Trustee Launches University’s First Giving Day With $500,000 Gift Challenge

The generosity of Daniel A. D’Aniello ’68, a University Life Trustee, and his wife, Gayle, is the catalyst behind the launch of Boost the Cuse, Syracuse University’s first ever Giving Day on Oct. 17. The D’Aniello family has pledged $500,000…

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D’Aniello Internship Program Offers Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Each semester, the Whitman School offers D’Aniello Internships that provide a select group of exemplary undergraduate and graduate students with unique entrepreneurial opportunities. For the 2016-17 academic year, 15 students were offered a spot in this highly selective program. The…

The WISE Women’s Business Center Marks a Decade of Helping Women Bring Business Ideas to Reality

Berenice Bonilla had long pondered entrepreneurship. When she moved back to her native Syracuse in 2015, she turned to the WISE Women’s Business Center for help. Utilizing the center’s resources, she soon founded The Bérica Agency for Purposeful Branding, a…