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 support for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as cultivated corporate relationships to support full-time and internship placement for students. Most recently, she served as interim director.

Prior to joining the Whitman Career Center, Primrose spent more than a decade working in admissions at Hobart and William Smith Colleges where she had direct impact on increasing the quality and quantity of student enrollment. She also had the lead role in creating and implementing all admissions visitation and scholarship programs.

Primrose, a resident of Baldwinsville, New York, holds a bachelor of arts degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) practitioner and a member of the MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance (MBACSEA) and the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

Kerri Howell

Kerri is director of communications and media relations for the Whitman School. She is responsible for managing all internal and external communications with students, faculty, staff, alumni, members of the business community and other key stakeholders.After receiving her B.A. from State University of New York at Geneseo, she went on to earn her M.S. in communications management from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she has served as an adjunct professor in the public relations department since 2004.