Whitman Voices

The Latest Stories from the Whitman School

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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 

By Caroline Reff | August 15, 2022
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…
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Bryan Perry ’23 MBA Lives Local But Finds Online MBA Program to be the Best Fit

By Caroline Reff | August 15, 2022
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…
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Day-in-the-Life Interning at BD

By Anna Rooney | August 10, 2022
In this “Day-in-the-Life” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and internship experience of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they reflect on what a typical day in their…
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Day-in-the-Life Interning for Charles Schwab

By Anna Rooney | August 10, 2022
In this “Day-in-the-Life” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and internship experience of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they reflect on what a typical day in their…
Daniel Chuardy

Exchange Student Returns to Syracuse for Another Semester

By Anna Rooney | August 10, 2022
Daniel Chuardy ’23, the first exchange student coming from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in Shenzhen, China, spent the past semester at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.   When…
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Orange Tank 2022 Application Deadline

By Kimmy Kimball | August 8, 2022
Application Deadline Coming Soon for Orange Tank 2022! Orange Tank 2022 will be held Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at 2 p.m. in the Helaine and Marvin Lender Auditorium in the Whitman School. The application deadline is Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. No…

Student Stories

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Whitman Student Eager to Explore Various Career Paths

By Anna Rooney | October 27, 2022
Coming from a small high school, Lily Buckley ’24 did not know what to expect when she committed to Syracuse University. Reflecting on her experience so far, Buckley sees the numerous opportunities there are at…
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Whitman Student Takes Ample Leadership Opportunities In and Out of the Classroom

By Anna Rooney | October 10, 2022
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…
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Whitman Student Uses Entrepreneurship Courses to Help Run Business

By Anna Rooney | October 10, 2022
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…

Focus on Faculty: Faculty Profiles and Research

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In the News and Trending: The Shopping Mall Crisis: What Will It Take for Them to Recover? Is There any Hope?

By Olivia Hall | June 3, 2022
In the News and Trending: The Shopping Mall Crisis: What Will It Take for Them to Recover? Is There any Hope? Ray Wimer is a professor of retail practice leading courses on retail, buying and planning,…
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Whitman Professor Firmly Grounded in Syracuse University and the Community

By Olivia Hall | June 3, 2022
Whitman Professor Firmly Grounded in Syracuse University and the Community John Petosa L’95 jokes that he is “a kind of Swiss army knife” of teaching at the Whitman School. Indeed, since 2003 the professor of…
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Supply Chain Disruptions Through a Marketing Lens

By Olivia Hall | June 1, 2022
Supply Chain Disruptions Through a Marketing Lens During the pandemic, shoppers in many places have reached for a product, only to find an empty shelf. COVID-19, however, is only the latest among a number of…

Alumni and Friends

Class Notes

November 2022 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | November 6, 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…
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Orange Tank 2022 Awards $41,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs

By Kimmy Kimball | October 12, 2022
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…
Class Notes

October 2022 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | October 9, 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…

Thought Leadership

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Webinar: “Successfully Navigating a Multi-Country and Multi-Cultural World”

By Dawn McWilliams | March 11, 2022
The Kiebach Center for International Business Studies at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management and the Central New York International Business Alliance presented: “Successfully Navigating a Multi-Country and Multi-Cultural World“ Our panelists discussed: the multi-market…
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Burak Kazaz Elected President-Elect of MSOM and Continues Sharing his Research on COVID-19 Vaccines and Wine Analytics

By Caroline Reff | December 7, 2021
Burak Kazaz Elected President-Elect of MSOM and Continues Sharing his Research on COVID-19 Vaccines and Wine Analytics Burak Kazaz has been an exceptional member of the Whitman School faculty since 2007. Much of his research…

Business in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities

By Dawn McWilliams | October 28, 2021
Held Nov. 17, 2021 The Whitman School of Management hosted its popular Syracuse University Talks Business webinar series on Business in Asia. The panel featured experts who discussed many topics including: The implications of the…
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Mornings in Munich

By Jared Dowling | October 13, 2022
Ciao! A hot question that I’ve been getting from a lot of friends and family has been, “Where have you traveled in Europe?”, and it’s such a hard question to answer because I feel like I’ve…
Emma Knauf standing in front of a Lockerbie sign during a trip to Scotland

Reflection on the Lockerbie Ambassadorial Program 

By Emma Knauf | October 12, 2022
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in the London-Lockerbie Ambassadorial Program, an exchange visit to Lockerbie, Scotland, to learn more about the significance of Pan Am Flight 103 and the connection…
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Lavish Eating in Florence

By Jared Dowling | September 30, 2022
Ciao! It’s been about a month since we first landed in Florence, and it has been nothing short of amazing so far. From the moment we landed, I just knew that being in Italy was…

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