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How to Become an Influencer?

When you hear the word influencer, what image do you picture? Many of you might think of Instagram pages with young women who share flawless selfies and make up hacks. Others might picture a professional male athlete wearing name brand apparel. This is far from an overall representation of the social media influencer industry.

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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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Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Appointed to CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council for Fifth Year In A Row

For the fifth year in a row Michael Haynie, Syracuse University’s vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation, and Alexander McKelvie, associate dean for undergraduate and master’s education, and professor of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, were…

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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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Course Engages Students to Challenge Assumptions about Entrepreneurship

A hidden gem in the Whitman School’s entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department, the undergraduate and master’s level elective course, Minority and Woman’s Entrepreneurship: Race, Gender and Entrepreneurial Opportunity, provides a bird’s eye view of entrepreneurship not usually studied. Offered at…

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Whitman Alumni Connect with Students Virtually in New Webinar Series

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management understands that the transition to online learning has meant the loss of many opportunities on campus to connect with and learn from alumni. However, there are still ways to engage with alumni…

Entrepreneurship Professor Receives 10-Year Research Impact Award

SAGE Publishing recognized a 2009 paper co-authored by Johan Wiklund, Al Berg Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship, with a 10-year Impact Award for receiving the most citations over the span of a decade. Wiklund’s paper, “Entrepreneurial Orientation and Business Performance:…

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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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WISE Women’s Business Center and Southside Innovation Center Awarded Grants to Help Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Two entrepreneurship programs run by the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University recently received funding to help small businesses affected by COVID-19. The WISE–Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship–Women’s Business Center and Southside Innovation Center both will use acquired funding to offer more resources and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 MIT Supply Chain Excellence Award Recipients Announced in Virtual Ceremony

Forty-six top students from eight leading undergraduate Supply Chain Management and Engineering programs across the U.S. and Mexico were presented with MIT fellowship awards in a virtual ceremony held May 4, 2020. Six of the students were supply chain management…

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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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Spring 2020 Capstone Competition: Global Pandemic Edition

Each semester, graduating students at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management complete their undergraduate degrees with the three-credit Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management course, more commonly known as “capstone.” Students form teams of four or five students to turn an original…

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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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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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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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Syracuse University Professors Co-author Book on Collaborative Success

Two Syracuse University faculty members recently published a book centered around team collaboration, titled “Team Being: The Art & Science of Working Well with Others.” The publication is a culmination of years of research conducted by the authors, Martin J.…