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#WhitmanWatch: Vincenzo Suarez ’23

By Maya Bingaman | September 2, 2020

Vincenzo Suarez ’23, from Weston Florida, is one of ten Posse Foundation scholars in his class on the Syracuse University campus. The Posse Foundation is a program that partners with universities across the country to provide full-tuition scholarships and mentorship to diverse students who show strong leadership potential.

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Internship Experience: Louisa Mancuso, Structured Finance Intern at EY

By Kimmy Kimball | September 1, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Louisa MancusoGraduation Year: May 2021Major: FinanceMinor: Data AnalyticsHometown: Buffalo, NYIntern Company/Title: EY – Structured Finance Intern Describe your position and some of your daily tasks? Due to COVID-19, we…

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How to Best Navigate Working from Home

By Julia Fiedler | September 1, 2020

Whether you have recently landed a position after a successful interview or currently have a job, it is likely that some remote work will be involved, often utilizing the same platforms as interviews. So, what are the expectations of actually working in a virtual environment? The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Career Center staff provides advice on how to best navigate working…

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Experts Explore Changes in Retail in the Wake of COVID-19

By Mallory Carlson | August 31, 2020

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted a virtual panel concerning the retail industry in June. The webinar, Perspectives on Retail in the Wake of COVID-19, covered various aspects of retail, including how the industry has been affected by the pandemic and what it may look like moving forward.  The panel was moderated by Associate Professor of Supply Chain…

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Internship Experience: Katie Grosso, Executive Stores Intern at Target

By Kimmy Kimball | August 27, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Katie GrossoGraduation Year: May 2021Major: Retail ManagementHometown: Middletown, CTIntern Company/Title: Target – Executive Stores Intern  Describe your position and some of your daily tasks?As an Executive Store…

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Internship Experience: John McCabe, Assurance Services Intern at EY

By Kimmy Kimball | August 25, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: John McCabeGraduation Year: May 2021Major(s): Professional Accounting / Marketing ManagementHometown: Newton, MAIntern Company/Title: Ernst & Young (EY) – Assurance Services Intern Describe your position and some…

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Technology Coordinator’s Heart for Helping Reflects Whitman Core Values

By Maya Bingaman | August 25, 2020

Academic Technology Coordinator Brian Albanese has been working and volunteering since he was 14 years old — with a little push from his mother and grandmother. “They’ve always had a sense of serving the community,” he says of his inspirations.  His mother’s work with a teen pregnancy prevention initiative called the ACT Program got him involved in volunteering from a young age. He has volunteered with this program for the past 14 years. Also, Albanese also served as…

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Ready to Help: Meet the Experts at the Whitman Career Center

By Maya Bingaman | August 24, 2020

Regardless of where students are in their career exploration journey, it’s never too soon or too late to visit Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Career Center. The team wants to hear about the students’ interests and concerns and offer their professional assistance during any stage of their career or graduate school search.  The Whitman Career Center is staffed with seven full-time…

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Why Study Supply Chain Management?

By Maya Bingaman | August 20, 2020

The next time you go to the store, take a moment to imagine all the steps it takes for those products to end up on the shelves. We often forget about the hidden global network of processes that supply, create and distribute the simple luxuries in life.  If you are interested in learning about project management, cost accounting and global…

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Internship Experience: Aastha Badlani, Finance and Strategy Intern at Rookie Road

By Kimmy Kimball | August 20, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Aastha BadlaniGraduation Year: May 2021Program: M.S. in FinanceHometown: Delhi, IndiaIntern Company/Title: Rookie Road – Finance & Strategy Intern Describe your position and some of your daily…

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#WhitmanWatch: Louisa “Lulu” Williams ’21

By Maya Bingaman | August 19, 2020

Louisa Williams ’21, better known to friends as Lulu, has let her African roots, spirituality and perseverance guide her success at Syracuse University. William’s hometown is Delran, New Jersey. She is a dual major in supply chain management at the Whitman School of Management, and information management and technology specializing in data analytics at the School of Information Science. Why Choose Syracuse University? During her…

August Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | August 18, 2020

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 rather than in print. To update your address or contact details, please visit https://securealumni.syr.edu. NEW POSITIONS AND PROMOTIONS: Fernando Murillo ’76: Executive Managing Director, Helmsley Spear,…

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Internship Experience: Lauren Mueller, Wealth Advisory Sales Intern at BlackRock

By Kimmy Kimball | August 18, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Lauren MuellerGraduation Year: May 2021Major(s): Finance / Real EstateMinor: PsychologyHometown: Baldwinsville, NYIntern Company/Title: BlackRock – Wealth Advisory Sales Intern Describe your position and some of your daily…

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Do Leaders Get in the Way of Employee Creativity?

By Julia Fiedler | August 17, 2020

No matter the position and level of an employee, business leaders are consistently looking for creative thinkers to aid in keeping their companies relevant and competitive. However, with certain hierarchal structures in place, is it possible that leaders get in the way of their employees’ creativity? While some managers may be viewed as overbearing by their subordinates, creative flow necessitates…

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Internship Experience: Xinyu Wang, Purchasing Assistant at Hill & Markes

By Kimmy Kimball | August 13, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Xinyu WangGraduation Year: Fall 2020Major: M.S. in Supply Chain ManagementHometown: ChinaIntern Company/Title: Hill & Markes – Purchasing Assistant Describe your position and some of your daily…

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Internship Experience: Nicole Jaskot, Digital Marketing Intern at Romer Skincare

By Kimmy Kimball | August 11, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Nicole JaskotGraduation Year: May 2021Major(s): Marketing / BiotechnologyHometown: Wallington, NJIntern Company/Title: Romer Skincare – Digital Marketing Intern Describe your position and some of your daily tasks? As…

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Marketing Professor Finds Passion in Digital Marketing

By Maya Bingaman | August 11, 2020

Guiyang Xiong, associate professor of marketing, found his way to the Martin J. Whitman School of Management while attempting to escape the heat. Working as a professor at the University of Georgia, Xiong decided it was time for a change. “After spending decades in ‘Hotlanta,’ I figured that I needed some cool air and snow. I went to work in Boston for a…

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Internship Experience: Dean Herrera, Supply Chain Intern at Dyson

By Kimmy Kimball | August 6, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Dean HerreraGraduation Year: May 2021Major(s): Supply Chain Management / Real EstateMinor: GeographyHometown: Glenview, ILIntern Company/Title: Dyson – Supply Chain Intern Describe your position and some of…

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#WhitmanWatch: Mitchell Gordon ’22

By Maya Bingaman | August 5, 2020

Mitchell Gordon ’22 left his tight-knit family in Santa Clarita, California to join a second one at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management.

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Internship Experience: Lindsay Cohn, Financial Crimes and Analytics Intern at KPMG

By Kimmy Kimball | August 4, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Lindsay CohnGraduation Year: May 2021Major(s): Finance / Advertising (Whitman/Newhouse dual major)Hometown: Hewlett, NYIntern Company/Title: KPMG – Summer Intern: Financial Crimes and Analytics Describe your position and…