From left, Interim Dean Alex McKelvie, Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud present student Trevor Kaminski with theWalter K. Zinsmeister award, with professor Gary La Point.

73rd Salzberg Program Awardees, Supply Chain Excellence and Environmental Social Governance

73rd Salzberg Program Awardees, Supply Chain Excellence and Environmental Social Governance The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program on Oct. 13. Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event is a central…
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Orange Tank 2022 Awards $41,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs

Orange Tank 2022 Awards $41,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs On Sept. 30, 2022, the Whitman School of Management hosted its eighth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. The event brought Whitman students and alumni entrepreneurs together to pitch their…
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Whitman Student Takes Ample Leadership Opportunities In and Out of the Classroom

Before coming to college, Bryan Reynoso ’23 was always drawn in by Syracuse University’s atmosphere, opportunities and comradery. Once he started classes, he realized the Whitman School of Management had all the same characteristics.  The finance and entrepreneurship & emerging enterprises double…
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Whitman Student Uses Entrepreneurship Courses to Help Run Business

Wanting to study both business and communications at a university with a strong alumni network, Phoebe Gullingsrud ’24 (WSM/NEW) knew that Syracuse University would be the right place for her.  The dual major, studying entrepreneurship & emerging enterprises (EEE) at…
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Syracuse University’s Business Programs Move Up in U.S. News and Bloomberg Businessweek Rankings

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management received external validation of its upwards trajectory among business schools in the form of double-digit leaps in the rankings for both their undergraduate and full-time MBA programs. U.S. News & World Report ranked…
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Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Marches Into Its 15th Year with an Alumni-Filled Celebration

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Marches Into Its 15th Year with an Alumni-Filled Celebration This summer, not only did 25 military veterans complete the 2022 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) program offered through the Syracuse University D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military…
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Big Tech Employee Takes On Not One But Two Online Graduate Degree Programs at Whitman

For Matthew Stockhaus ‘22 MBA, ’22 M.S., one graduate degree and a full-time career were not enough. So, instead, the senior business program manager at Microsoft in Virginia decided to pursue an online MBA, an online Master of Science in…
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Whitman Student Gains Insight Into Professional Goals, Practices Her Native Language During Semester Abroad

Daniella French ’23 (WSM/NEW) knew she had to continue practicing her native language, Spanish, when she went away to college. Studying abroad at Syracuse University’s Madrid Center was the perfect solution for that.  Initially, studying overseas was not a priority for French when…
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Chanel Webb ’23 MBA Is Pursuing Her Online Degree and Getting a Seat at the Table

When Chanel Webb ’23 MBA was determined to find an online MBA program, she wanted one that would help her differentiate herself from others in her field. She found it at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management, and, after starting the program…
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Jordan Jackson ’24 MBA Has Learned to Foster a Sense of Community While Earning Her Degree Online

For years, Jordan Jackson had thought about continuing her education, but the timing never seemed right. A graduate of Andrew’s University with a degree in journalism and communications, she finally made the leap in January 2022 when she enrolled at…
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Melissa Rencehausen ’22 M.S. Credits the Whitman School’s Online Master’s Degree Program for Helping Advance her Accounting Career 

On any given day, Melissa Rencehausen ’22 M.S. might wave hello to Shrek, Bart Simpson or even Harry Potter as she heads into work at Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park, where she is the manager of financial reporting on the…
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Bryan Perry ’23 MBA Lives Local But Finds Online MBA Program to be the Best Fit

Bryan Perry ’23 MBA can see Syracuse University’s JMA Wireless Dome in the distance from his driveway. But, even though he lives only a few miles from campus, he still chose to pursue an MBA through the online program at…
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Bradley Pokorny ’22 MBA: U.S. Army Paratrooper Makes It His Mission to Complete Online MBA from Whitman School

In August of 2021, Staff Sergeant Bradley Pokorny ’22 MBA was deployed to Afghanistan with the United States Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, an elite infantry specializing in parachute assault operations. When he found out he was deploying, Pokorny told his professors…
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Chris Douglass ’23 MBA Is Already Applying What He Learned at Whitman as Both an Employee and a Business Owner

As a principal sales manager at HubSpot, a co-owner and coach of CrossFit and a new dad, Chris Douglass ’23 MBA has plenty on his plate, but he decided he could add something more with an online MBA from Syracuse University’s…
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Whitman Student Gains New Global Perspective After Traveling to Kenya

Tage Oster ’24 found that his views on business and work ethic shifted following his experience on the pilot Kenya Cultural Immersion trip. In May, Oster and 13 other students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management traveled to…
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Whitman Student Enjoyed Change of Pace While Studying Abroad 

Alex Stolfe ’22, L’25 left spreadsheets and numbers behind for a few months while she studied abroad at Syracuse University’s Florence Center this past semester.  Traveling to Madrid on a high school trip solidified Stolfe’s desire to go abroad while in college.…
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Shital Mars ’23 MBA: Online Student Manages the Demands of Business, Family and Pursing an MBA for a “Better Tomorrow”

“Do better today than you did yesterday, so you can be better tomorrow than you are today.” That’s the motto Shital Mars ’23 MBA lives by every day, as she juggles her career as a management consultant and executive coach…
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Kyle Trusch ’22 M.S.: Online EEE Grad Student Follows His Passion Towards a Teaching Career 

“When my life is ideal, I am ________.” That open-ended phrase, from the book “The Passion Test” was the impetus for Kyle Trusch ‘22 M.S. to make a change. His answer? “When my life is ideal, I am helping others…
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Whitman Students Travel to Kenya for a Cultural Immersion Experience 

The 2022 Kenya Cultural Immersion travel team consisted of 14 Whitman students eager to experience the global economy, connect with global partners and learn the customs and culture of Africa. This pilot immersion trip allowed students to connect lessons from class…
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Tia Thevenin ’18, MBA ’23, L’23 Is On the Fast Track to a Joint JD/MBA Degree 

Tia Thevenin ’18 (A&S), ’23 MBA, L’23 has never stopped moving at a fast pace. From breaking track and field records at Syracuse University as an undergraduate to concurrently earning an MBA at the Whitman School and a law degree from the…
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Elmir Guluyev ’23 M.S. Seeks to Use Business Analytics Knowledge and STEM Designation to Become a Data-Driven Decision Maker 

Elmir Guluyev ’23 M.S. came to Syracuse University’s Whitman School to increase his knowledge of business analytics, an area that has become a critical force across all business disciplines. When he graduates, Guluyev will not only enter one of the…
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Syracuse University’s Maxwell and Whitman Schools Launch Two New Graduate Level Dual Degree Programs 

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs are launching two new dual degree programs: the master of public administration (M.P.A.) combined with the master of business administration (MBA) and the master…
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Jasleen Dhariwal ’23 M.S.: Curious Student Is Eager to Embrace the Knowledge and Skills for a Career in Finance in NYC

A self-proclaimed “curious person,” Jasleen Dhariwal ’23 M.S. is so eager to learn everything she can about business that she was willing to travel half-way around the world to earn a master’s degree in finance at Syracuse University’s Whitman School.…
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Shubham Krishna ’23 M.S.: Over 100 Years of Supply Chain Expertise Drew Graduate Student Around the World to Syracuse University

Coming from Patna, India, an ancient city along the banks of the Ganges River, Shubham Krishna ’23 M.S. was interested in another place steeped in tradition: Syracuse University and its supply chain program at the Whitman School of Management, which…
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Cassie Durkin ’23 M.S.: Marketing Student Couldn’t Pass Up Opportunity to Earn a Master’s Degree at Hometown University

Cassie Durkin ’23 M.S. knew she wanted to pursue a master’s degree right after finishing her undergraduate education at Hartwick College, where she received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Unsure of exactly what area of business she wanted to…
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Julia Fiedler, ’21, ’22 M.S.: Master’s Degree Has Prepared Her for Real-World Requirements of Today’s Professional Accounting Field

Julia Fiedler ’21, ’22 M.S. grew up around Syracuse University’s Whitman School. Long before she decided to attend Whitman and pursue a career in accounting, she could often be found hanging out in the office of Professor of Accounting Practice…
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Bruno Gonzalez Hauger ’21, ’22 M.S.: Entrepreneur Surpasses $100,000 in Prize Money While Completing EEE Master’s Degree

Bruno Gonzalez Hauger ’21 (WSM/NEW), ’22 M.S., not only just graduated from Syracuse University with a master’s degree, but this entrepreneur also walked away with a stunning $102,000 in winnings through various Whitman School business competitions over his five years…
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Ruixia Zheng ’21 MBA, ’22 M.S.: International Student Grateful for Support of Whitman Community While Earning MBA and Master’s in Business Analytics

The determination of Ruixia Zheng ’21 MBA, ’22 M.S., took her from a self-described “small and remote town in China” across the world to Syracuse University’s Whitman School. There, she earned not one but two master’s degrees, while at the…