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MSF First Semester Experience

By John Miranda | February 5, 2013

The first semester flew by as I now begin my second and final semester in the MSF program here at Whitman. It was a great experience as I was exposed to many different things both inside and outside the classroom.…

Coming Home

By Adam Capozzi | January 29, 2013

-Content by Sam Whitaker- Before my semester abroad in Europe, I hadn’t spent more than a month away from my family, friends, or hometown of Syracuse. After four months full of speaking Spanish, going to class on a metro, and…

The Holy One

By Adam Capozzi | January 23, 2013

Content by Sam Whitaker – On what most study abroad students would consider a routine weekend sightseeing trip to Rome, we saw it all. After spending three days touring ancient Roman ruins, Saturday night had come, we were exhausted, and…

First Ever Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC) Held at the University of Vermont

By Adam Capozzi | January 22, 2013

Content provided by Max Jones ’13 MBA – History was made on a recent trip to the University of Vermont over winter break. Under the guidance of Entrepreneurship Professor Alex McKelvie, a team of Whitman School of Management MBA candidates,…

Paint, Sharpie, Bic Pen, whatever you’ve got.

By Adam Capozzi | January 11, 2013

Content by Sam Whitaker – On a recent trip to Prague in the Czech Republic, I had the chance to see one of the coolest landmarks in Europe. While most people would probably expect me to say The Palace or…

Investment Analysis-Experiential Learning, Davis Hull MBA’13

By Jim Hull II | January 11, 2013

“Buy”, “Sell”, “Hold” These are phrases people commonly associate with investments. Recently, as part of Whitman’s experiential learning program, we served as portfolio managers over millions of dollars in virtual money.  We had to pick investments weekly and were judged on our…

Whitman Career Fair

By John Miranda | November 27, 2012

When beginning my program at Whitman, I admittedly was not very well versed when it came to knowing much about the proper approach and preparation needed for my job search. While it has been overwhelming at times, the career center…

Hello Everyone

By John Miranda | November 9, 2012

Hello, my name is JT Miranda and I am currently a student in the MSF program at Syracuse University. I’m concentrating my studies in Investment Analysis, while also hoping to learn more about the Real Estate side of finance. I…

The Whitman Entrepreneur

By Kiven Pierre | November 2, 2012

Whitman offers prospective graduate students many paths to a successful career – be it the renowned supply chain and marketing programs or the highly ranked entrepreneurship program. In making my decision to join the Whitman community to pursue an MBA in Entrepreneurship…

Pursuing dreams far away from home …

By Ishani Ratnayake Wijewickrama | October 25, 2012

Hello !! I’m Ishani and am currently a first year MBA student at Syracuse University, majoring in Supply Chain Management and Finance. I was born and raised on a beautiful island, Sri Lanka, which is in the middle of the…

Food in Madrid

By Samuel Whitaker | October 25, 2012

It’s fair to say that I could write a 100-page book on all of the food-based experiences I have had in the past nine weeks in Europe. I love food, so when I found out I would be living with…

A visit to Barcelona

By Samuel Whitaker | October 17, 2012

This past weekend, I visited Barcelona—the city that has undoubtedly made its way to the top of my list of favorites in just three quick days. It’s a grand city on the eastern coast of Spain, and the largest in…

Languages: Spanish < English?

By Samuel Whitaker | October 17, 2012

It’s been about three weeks since I arrived in Madrid, and it’s been quite a road getting here. I’ve just about adjusted to life here, and its differences from living and studying on campus. Living with a host family, eating…

Visit us this Fall – a note from our Director of Undergraduate Recruitment and College Relations

By Adam Capozzi | October 5, 2012

By Carol Heil – Fall is a great time to visit Syracuse!  If you’re visiting colleges this fall, we invite you to stop and see us at Syracuse University’s Whitman School.  Learn about our 8 undergraduate majors, double and dual…

Eurovision

By Samuel Whitaker | September 18, 2012

Previously, I described to you my excitement for going to Europe, and participating in the SU Abroad Signature Seminar “Eurovision.” It was an incredible experience in which we visited 8 cities, in 5 different countries, over 12 days. During the…

Living in Madrid: The Host Family Experience

By Samuel Whitaker | September 12, 2012

Before my departure for Europe, a good friend of mine told me that living with a host family is going to be nothing like you’d expect.  That it would be one of the most frightening and rewarding experiences offered through…

2 Months in a Few Paragraphs

By Shweta Srinivaz | August 23, 2012

Hello Everyone! I am sorry for being away from the blog for so long. To finish what I started, let me begin by talking about my key project this summer. Genco ATC, a leader in third party logistics, is actively…

Preparing for the semester of a lifetime

By Adam Capozzi | August 17, 2012

Content via Sam Whitaker – After a successful and enjoyable summer interning with the TJX Companies in Framingham, Massachusetts, it’s time to start an entirely new adventure. This semester, I’ll be studying abroad in Madrid, Spain. There’s no doubt it’s…

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Lara Marto: MBA PepsiCo Intern

By Eliza Spencer | August 9, 2012

Hello everyone! I have a very dear friend in the MBA program who wanted to share her internship experience with all of you, and hopefully you will enjoy her perspective from an international internship! So without further ado, I introduce you to…

Perspective: Giving Back to Our Communities

By Eliza Spencer | July 24, 2012

Hello again, everyone! At the end of May I started an internship with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) knowing almost nothing about veterans and military life. The little I did know I had gleaned from watching HBO’s…

Sam Whitaker’s TJX Internship

By Adam Capozzi | July 24, 2012

This summer I have had the opportunity to participate in an internship with the TJX Companies, the largest off-price retailer in the country. Working as a buying intern, I’ve spent the last seven weeks learning about the business for which my…

Summer Internship – July Update

By Laura Reidel | July 16, 2012

Hello again from San Antonio!  I’m over halfway through my summer internship at USAA so I wanted to update you on how things are going.  The finish line is in sight for my first project, and I’m looking forward to…

Summer in NYC – Davis Hull MBA ’13

By Jim Hull II | July 2, 2012

Time is flying by. I have already been in NYC for five weeks. It’s a culmination of sorts as I waited forever for this summer to get here and now it’s flying by. Allow me to reintroduce myself. I am…

Let the journey begin…

By Porsche Nichols | June 22, 2012

Greetings Everyone! My name is Porsche Nichols. I am originally from Los Angeles, California and began my journey to obtain a Master’s degree at Syracuse University last summer to pursue my MBA in Marketing and MS in New Media Management.…

Summer Internship

By Laura Reidel | June 21, 2012

Hello from San Antonio, Texas!  My name is Laura Reidel and I will be starting my 2nd year of the MBA program this fall.  I’ll be updating you throughout the summer on how my internship is going, but first here’s…

Fresh Start!

By Shweta Srinivaz | June 20, 2012

Hello Everyone! I am Shweta Srinivaz and I am a soon-to–be second year MBA student, majoring in Marketing and Supply Chain. I am really excited and thankful for the opportunity to be part of our Whitman blog team! Before I…

Visit Us This Summer

By Adam Capozzi | June 20, 2012

School’s out and summer is now officially here!  If you’re visiting colleges this summer, we invite you to stop and see us at Syracuse University’s Whitman School.  Learn about our 8 majors, double and dual majors, Freshman and Sophomore year…

Introductions and Internship Beginnings

By Eliza Spencer | June 4, 2012

Hello everyone!  My name is Eliza Spencer and I’m a rising 2nd year MBA student concentrating in marketing. I’ve been asked to blog this summer about my internship and future plans, but first I’d like to tell you a bit…

End of 1st Year Reflections- Davis Hull MBA’13

By Jim Hull II | May 21, 2012

So as the 1st year of my MBA program comes to a close I am amazed at how fast the year has flown by.  This is exactly what students and administrators told me.   I feel like just yesterday we started…

Real Work for MBAs

By Amy McHale | May 9, 2012

A recent interview/article from the Wall Street Journal discussed how MBA programs are engaging students in increasingly larger projects for companies.  Dr. Pepper/Snapple recently turned over its Yoo-hoo chocolate milk drink brand to be managed by two students from UT…

Yearly Banquet for Whitman

By Renyi Pan | April 27, 2012

A banquet was held for all Whitman graduate students and faculty Friday, April 13th at Syracuse Stage to celebrate accomplishments and unwind as the semester comes to a close.  We had a really unforgettable night! With an opportunity to relax…

SIFE Advances to National Competition

By Adam Capozzi | April 27, 2012

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) is a Whitman student club that works on local, national, and global community service projects with a business focus. Our club works on 10 different projects, ranging from teaching Guatemalan weavers how to run thread…

Exploring opportunities at SU and Whitman

By Amrita Mainthia | April 27, 2012

Hey everyone! I’m back and this time to talk about some of the opportunities I’ve had here. One of the biggest things students do at SU, and especially in Whitman, is study abroad. No matter what your requirements are, Whitman…