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#WhitmanWatch: Vincenzo Suarez ’23

Vincenzo Suarez ’23, from Weston Florida, is one of ten Posse Foundation scholars in his class on the Syracuse University campus. The Posse Foundation is a program that partners with universities across the country to provide full-tuition scholarships and mentorship to diverse students who show strong leadership potential.

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Technology Coordinator’s Heart for Helping Reflects Whitman Core Values

Academic Technology Coordinator Brian Albanese has been working and volunteering since he was 14 years old — with a little push from his mother and grandmother. “They’ve always had a sense of serving the community,” he says of his inspirations.  His mother’s work with a teen pregnancy prevention initiative called the ACT Program got him…

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Ready to Help: Meet the Experts at the Whitman Career Center

Regardless of where students are in their career exploration journey, it’s never too soon or too late to visit Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Career Center. The team wants to hear about the students’ interests and concerns and offer…

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#WhitmanWatch: Louisa “Lulu” Williams ’21

Louisa Williams ’21, better known to friends as Lulu, has let her African roots, spirituality and perseverance guide her success at Syracuse University. William’s hometown is Delran, New Jersey. She is a dual major in supply chain management at the Whitman School of Management,…

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Virtual Reality, Coming to Retailers Near You?

Imagine a world where you can try on multiple outfits without pulling a single hanger off the rack. Even better, you don’t even need to take your outfit off. This futuristic idea is becoming a reality with the surge of virtual fitting rooms, otherwise known as VFR. The technology has been growing in popularity behind the scenes of major malls and retailers, even before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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From Intern to Manager, Alumna Builds Career at Unilever

Emily Fishman ’12 from Langhorne, Pennsylvania had her life changed by Syracuse University’s  Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Not only did she gain skills she needed to be successful working for Unilever, but she also made lifelong memories, close friends and…

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#WhitmanWatch: Jenna Thomas ’23

The first time that Jenna Thomas ’23 visited Syracuse University she was moved by the potential that she knew Syracuse University held. Thomas, from Bethlehem, PA, recalls, “I wanted to go to Syracuse University ever since I first stepped foot on campus.” The enthusiasm that her tour guide brought and the beautiful campus excited her as she imagined what her college experience could be like.

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How to Negotiate Salary

Whether you are applying for your first job or seeking a new one, you should always be prepared to negotiate your salary. Kara Primrose, director of career services and John Petosa ’95 JD, professor of practice, at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, lend their expertise to help professionals learn the best negotiating practices.

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Refugee to Entrepreneur, Alumna Says Yes to New Opportunities

Esther Kim ’12, came to the United States along with her Jewish parents— their life in suitcases⁠— and their family dog.

Kim was a marketing and supply chain management double major during her undergraduate time at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management.

A Mentor On and Off the Syracuse University Football Field

William’s stayed with Syracuse University after earning a master’s degree. He says, “I worked in the athletic program as an academic coordinator for five years.” Following that role, Williams held a position working in the College of Arts and Sciences. In 2017, he joined the Martin J. Whitman School of Management staff as an academic advisor in the Whitman Undergraduate Office.

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Born to be an Academic, Entrepreneurship Professor Takes Non-Linear Route to Whitman

Suho Han, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, has acquired tenacity and success through following opportunities wherever they may lead him, even across the Pacific Ocean. Han joined Syracuse University’s Martin J Whitman School of Management in August 2018, but his path to get…

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The Juxtaposition of How COVID-19 is Impacting Business, Diversity is Key

The COVID-19 pandemic shook the world in early 2020 and brought capitalism to its knees…to an extent. Many large retail stores have added themselves to the list of companies filing for bankruptcy. However, at the same time, a select group of…

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Finance Major’s Journey Pairs Passion with Opportunities

Opportunities have been abounding for Jack Benedict ’20, finance major, from Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. He believes his relationships with professors, hands-on work experience and extracurricular activities have helped him excel. Benedict says that he always knew he was going to come to Syracuse…

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Kari Morrow: It’s Not All Business at Whitman

Most students at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recognize Kari Morrow as the program manager of the Goodman IMPRESS Program. Since August of 2017, she has helped to facilitate hands-on learning opportunities to prepare business students for the workforce. Morrow finds it very…

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More Than an Intern, Cherished Member of the Whitman Mailroom

Music and the Whitman mailroom; these are two staples in Bobby Pangborn’s ’20 life in which he takes great pride. Pangborn is a current senior in the InclusiveU program at Syracuse University.  Karly Grifasi, the director of communications for InclusiveU explains, “Through the Taishoff…

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Why Should You Earn a Graduate Degree in Business Today?

Uncertainty is a lingering feeling that many people are experiencing right now given the current events surrounding COVID-19. This feeling is especially prevalent for individuals considering whether to apply and commit to a graduate program.  Recent graduates, full-time workers trying…

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From WISE Exito! Program Graduate to Guest Speaker, Working Towards her Dreams

On Dec. 17, the WISE Women’s Business Center, a project of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, held its 2019 Exito! Program Graduation and Pitch Event. Exito! program graduate Diana Jaramillo served as the guest speaker and shared her personal experience…