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Whitman School of Management Announces STEM-Designation for MBA

By Dawn McWilliams | January 20, 2022

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University announced today that its MBA program will be classified as STEM-designated for students who successfully complete concentrations in accounting, business analytics, finance, marketing and supply…

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Get Ready to See the World Again! Whitman Study Abroad Opportunities for 2022 Focus on Asia

By Caroline Reff | January 12, 2022

Get Ready to See the World Again! Whitman Study Abroad Opportunities for 2022 Focus on Asia Recent Whitman graduate Tyler Newman ’20, now employed in a sales and client relationship leadership program at Synchrony in…

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Two Degrees in Four Years, Student Able to Accelerate Professional Goals

By Mallory Carlson | January 11, 2022

Though she is only in her third year at Syracuse University, Haley Francois ’22 will be graduating with a bachelor’s degree in accounting this spring. However, she will return next fall – but this time…

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Haynie Taps Into Entrepreneurial Background to Manage COVID-19 on Campus

By Caroline Reff | January 5, 2022

Haynie Taps Into Entrepreneurial Background to Manage COVID-19 on Campus Mike Haynie holds many titles at Syracuse University: Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Whitman School, executive director of the Institute of Veterans and Military…

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Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) Update

By Caroline Reff | January 5, 2022

Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) Update The Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) produces both academic research and broader influence through policy analysis and public outreach. IES scholars offer entrepreneurial solutions to complex social…

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Whitman School, Institute for Veterans and Military Families Release First Data-Driven Research on Barriers to Entrepreneurship for Military

By Caroline Reff | January 5, 2022

Whitman School, Institute for Veterans and Military Families Release First Data-Driven Research on Barriers to Entrepreneurship for Military Military skills like self-discipline, leadership, management skills, mental toughness and perseverance are highly transferable to entrepreneurship. However,…

Student Stories

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Two Degrees in Four Years, Student Able to Accelerate Professional Goals

By Mallory Carlson | January 11, 2022

Though she is only in her third year at Syracuse University, Haley Francois ’22 will be graduating with a bachelor’s degree in accounting this spring. However, she will return next fall – but this time…

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Student Finds Passion for Entrepreneurship, Education in Cryptocurrency

By Mallory Carlson | November 16, 2021

Sophie Waldman ’22 starts every day by reading the news and checking the markets. As a finance and entrepreneurship & emerging enterprises (EEE) double major, staying on top of current events is a must, but…

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Accounting Student Finishes Her Master’s Degree While Preparing to “Break into the Stratosphere”

By Caroline Reff | October 19, 2021

When Emily Woodilla ’20, ’21 M.S. was a little girl, her mother bought her a calculator because she just wanted to push the buttons. Since then, Woodilla pushed all the right buttons, it seems, as…

Focus on Faculty: Faculty Profiles and Research

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Jamie Lyn Perry: New Management Professor Explores How Diverse Teams Can Create Better Organizational Outcomes

By Caroline Reff | November 9, 2021

From her days of participating in team sports to her new position as an assistant professor of management at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, Jamie Lyn Perry has always been interested in how people work together…

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Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. Returns to Share Her Professional Experiences with Current Whitman Students

By Caroline Reff | November 9, 2021

Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. made a positive impression on the faculty of Syracuse University’s Whitman School while working on her master’s degree in finance. Almost a decade later, that reputation stuck with her as she…

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Rachael Goodwin: Management Professor Focuses on Obstacles Facing Women on the Path to Leadership

By Caroline Reff | November 9, 2021

While working in New York City 15 years ago, Rachael Goodwin fell in love with Central New York while on a weekend trip. When she heard about an opening at the Whitman School for an…

Alumni and Friends

Class Notes

January 2022 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | January 10, 2022

We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please visit our online submission form to share your news. You can also use this form to request your copy of the Whitman biannual magazine via email…

Class Notes

December 2021 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | December 7, 2021

We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please visit our online submission form to share your news. You can also use this form to request your copy of the Whitman biannual magazine via email…

Class Notes

November 2021 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | November 8, 2021

We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please visit our online submission form to share your news. You can also use this form to request your copy of the Whitman biannual magazine via email…

Thought Leadership

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Fireside Chat with John C. Williams, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

By Dawn McWilliams | March 15, 2021

Please join us! Syracuse University, Onondaga Community College and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York invite faculty, staff, students and City of Syracuse business leaders, anchor institutions, community-based organizations and other stakeholders to join…

Syracuse University Talk Business Webinar Speaker Series

Webinar: “Vaccine Supply Chains”

By Kimmy Kimball | February 10, 2021

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management presented a virtual discussion on vaccine supply chains. The webinar addressed the challenges in vaccine supply chains, including the increasing number of variants and equitable distribution of vaccines in the…

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The Teacher Becomes the Student: Adjunct, Entrepreneur Uses Skills to Pivot His Own Business

By Mallory Carlson | February 9, 2021

Over the past few months, individuals and businesses alike have had to adapt to the ever-changing conditions brought on by COVID-19. Though entrepreneurs and newer businesses might have been more immediately vulnerable to the economic…

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