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Accounting Students Network Virtually with Professionals at EY

As Syracuse University students, faculty and staff have moved to online learning and remote work, many have found ways to use virtual tools to their advantage. With the help of technology and the importance of networking opportunities at the Martin J. Whitman School…

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Women’s History Month Panel Empowers Women in Management and STEM

Women’s History Month, celebrated every March, recognizes and honors the contributions of women to our history, society and culture — and more importantly, gives rise to conversations and initiatives that work to make the future brighter and opportunities more pervasive…

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Student Entrepreneurs Successful at both Techstars Startup Weekend Remote USA and Hult Prize Regional Competitions

A group of five Syracuse University students and one alumni, all active members of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad), were selected as a top ten team in the east division at the Techstars Startup…

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Co-Curricular Transcript Acts as Additional Resource for Students

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently joined other universities in introducing a co-curricular transcript. The transcript, which acts as a record of a student’s learning experiences outside of the classroom, was introduced in May 2019. At Whitman, the…

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Whitman Team Places in Top 10 at National Competition

A student team from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management placed in the top 10 at the annual Kelley School of Business National Diversity Case Competition (NDCC) in January. After making it into the final round, the team finished in 7th place, solidifying…

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Matthew Shumer, Wins Syracuse University campus wide InVenture Prize

Matthew Shumer ’22, founder of Visos, the first virtual reality (VR) headset specifically designed for healthcare applications, won Syracuse University’s campus qualifier competition, sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries, on February 21. He received a…

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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…

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Capstone Profile: Tyler Newman ’20, 1st Place Clear Coast Systems

Tyler Newman ’20 has had a passion for business since he was young. Originally from Suffern, New York, Newman is pursuing a double major in finance and marketing at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Newman’s…

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Fall 2019 Capstone Business Plan Competition Winners

Every student’s business education at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is concluded by what is known as “Capstone.” This three-credit course is designed to inspire graduating students’ entrepreneurial spirits and teach tangible skills. The final product of this…

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LaunchPad Student Teams Sweep Award Competitions, Winning Nearly $80,000 in Fall 2019

Numerous student startup teams from the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars in Bird Library (LaunchPad) have won business competitions and prizes totaling $79,500 this past fall 2019. The LaunchPad is Syracuse University’s innovation hub, connecting the entire University’s resource-rich ecosystem with…

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Whitman Brings Cultural Experiences to Students

During the Whitman International Week 2019, students gathered to learn more about international sports and cultures. Members of Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s graduate student organization organized a week of events. This year’s events included cricket, table tennis…

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Whitman Hosts Event to Recognize Contributions of Alumni, Corporate Partners, Friends

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Whitman Hosts Event to Recognize Contributions of Alumni, Corporate Partners, Friends In May, Whitman hosted an evening of appreciation and recognition for our most dedicated and engaged alumni, corporate partners and friends. These…

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Fifth Orange Tank Business Pitch Competition Presents $40,000 to Promising New Ventures

On Oct. 24, 2019, Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted the fifth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. Student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their ventures to a panel of accomplished judges in hopes of receiving valuable feedback…

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70th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Honors Three for Supply Chain Excellence

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 17, at the Whitman School’s Helaine and Marvin Lender Auditorium.
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George Dawson ’08, Techstars Fund Controller, Speaking at Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries

The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad) is hosting George Dawson ’08, Techstars Fund Controller, for a “Fireside Chat” on Friday, November 1 at 4 p.m. at Bird Library. The event is free and open to the…

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Businessman, Investor and Philanthropist Shares Entrepreneurial Success with Students

Guest speaker Kenneth Langone, Sr. was welcomed to campus to share his insights, experiences and advice with students Wednesday, Oct. 11. Whitman Advisory Council (WAC) member and former Syracuse University Trustee Michael J. Falcone ’57, accompanied Langone to campus for…

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Celebrating Supply Chain Milestones at Syracuse University

Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, formerly the College of Business Administration, has a long and proud history of supporting education and driving innovation in the field of supply chain management and its predecessor studies. In 1919, the…

Blackstone LaunchPad Hosts Techstars StartUp Weekend at Syracuse University

The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad) will be hosting a Techstars Startup Weekend in partnership with Google for Startups on September 20 and 21, 2019 at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School)…

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Annual Beta Alpha Psi Banquet Recognizes Students’ Academic Achievements

The Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting was pleased to recognize these students at its annual spring banquet in April. Student Recognition Institute of Internal Auditors Award Lauren Dishman ’18, ’19 M.S. NY State Society of CPAs Career Preparation Award…

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Faculty and Staff Honored at the Whitman School Annual Awards Ceremony

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 14, including: STAFF AWARDS RISING STAR AWARD Daniel J.…

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Whitman School Celebrates Partnership with National Black MBA Association

In March, Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management held a reception to celebrate its recent partnership with the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) as part of the Collegiate Partnership Program. The event provided an opportunity for students, faculty…

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The Whitman School Hosts Third Annual Orange Tank Competition

As part of the 2017 Orange Central celebration at Syracuse University, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted its third annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. During the Orange Tank competition, current Whitman students and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to…

Whitman to Host Business Pitch Competition and Alumni Awards Ceremony During Orange Central 2017

Dear Whitman Alumni and Friends, We hope to see you on campus for Orange Central 2017, set for October 5-8. There are many exciting programs and activities planned across the University. Be sure to make your reservations for the events Whitman will be hosting on…

Entrepreneurship Conference Brings Together Leading Scholars at Top Universities

The Whitman School of Management hosted the Great Lakes Entrepreneurship Network (GLEN) conference May 18 – 20. This was the fourth edition of the conference, with Western University’s Ivey Business School originally founding the event in 2011. The GLEN Conference was subsequently held at Ohio State’s Fisher College…

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Whitman Hosts 67th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program

BASF honored with Salzberg Medallion The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 13, at the Whitman School’s Lender Auditorium. Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event is a central…

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Alumni, Faculty and Staff Honored at the Whitman School Annual Awards Ceremony

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University honored Deborah Leone ’86, ’87 MBA with the Jonathan J. Holtz Alumna of the Year Award, the highest honor given to graduates of the Whitman School, during a ceremony Sept. 15.…

RSVP for Whitman’s Annual Awards Ceremony and Orange Tank

Whitman is pleased to be hosting two events as part of Orange Central 2016. We encourage all Whitman faculty and staff to attend. On Thursday, September 15, we will hold our annual Awards Ceremony and Reception to honor several distinguished alumni, including the…

Whitman School Executive Education Seminars

Syracuse University‘s Whitman School of Management offers executive education events that help professionals gain the essential skills needed to compete in a complex and evolving marketplace.  The Whitman School will host two new seminar events covering finance for non-financial managers and corporate…

Whitman School of Management Hosts 7th Annual Conference on Africa Business and Entrepreneurship

The Kiebach Center’s Africa Business Program at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will host the 7th Annual Conference on Africa Business and Entrepreneurship May 19 through 21 at the Whitman School. The conference offers a unique forum for participants to meet and discuss…

Seeking Nominations: Alumni Business Pitch Competition at Orange Central 2016

We are excited for the return of the Orange Tank business pitch competition during Orange Central 2016. On Friday, September 16, we’ll welcome entrants in two categories—alumni and student startups—with accomplished alumni judging each competition. Thanks to a major gift…