Whitman Voices

The Latest Stories from the Whitman School

Panasci 2023 Competition Announced

By Dawn McWilliams | November 15, 2022
The competition will be held on April 14, 2023. The Panasci Business Plan Competition, hosted at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, is a campus-wide student event made possible by a long-time Whitman supporter, the late Henry A. Panasci, founder of Fay’s Drugs.
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Five Ways Students Can Ace Final Exams 

By Anna Rooney | November 4, 2022
While it is hard to believe, finals are quickly approaching. The weeks leading up to finals can be busy, stressful and chaotic. The following tips can help students prepare for the intense week of exams…
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

By Dawn McWilliams | November 3, 2022
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…
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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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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…
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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…

Student Stories

Scott Dawe

#WhitmanWatch: Scott Dawe

By Meghan Rimol | November 12, 2015
MBA Class of 2017 Concentration: Entrepreneurship Hometown: Northborough, MA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-dawe-53655b68 After graduating from West Point in 2007 with a degree in history, Scott Dawe spent eight years as an officer in the United States…

#WhitmanWatch: Catherine Cummings

By Greta Rosenblum | November 4, 2015
Class of 2018 Majors: Retail Management and Broadcast & Digital Journalism Minor: Economics Hometown: Richboro, Pennsylvania LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/catherine-cummings/a5/712/942 Coming to Syracuse from a small town outside of Philadelphia, Catherine found difficulty choosing between the S.I. Newhouse…

#WhitmanWatch: Sarah Mikal Dalusma

By Meghan Rimol | October 27, 2015
Class of 2016 Majors: Marketing and Finance Hometown: Port-au-Prince, Haiti LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahmikaldalusma When Sarah Mikal Dalusma made the decision to attend Syracuse University, it meant leaving behind everything that she knew in her hometown of…

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…
photo of the winners holding their Orange Tank grand prize check of $25,000

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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