Whitman Voices

The Latest Stories from the Whitman School

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Whitman Student Takes on Spring Semester in NYC Program

By Rylee Pohancsek | September 22, 2022
Living, working and experiencing the endless possibilities of New York City is the dream for many students at the Whitman School of Management. Luckily, Whitman can help make that dream come true – at least…
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Syracuse University’s Business Programs Move Up in U.S. News and Bloomberg Businessweek Rankings

By Dawn McWilliams | September 20, 2022
Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management received external validation of its upwards trajectory among business schools in the form of double-digit leaps in the rankings for both their undergraduate and full-time MBA programs.…
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Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Marches Into Its 15th Year with an Alumni-Filled Celebration

By Caroline Reff | September 16, 2022
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Marches Into Its 15th Year with an Alumni-Filled Celebration This summer, not only did 25 military veterans complete the 2022 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) program offered through the Syracuse University D’Aniello…
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Big Tech Employee Takes On Not One But Two Online Graduate Degree Programs at Whitman

By Caroline Reff | September 14, 2022
For Matthew Stockhaus ‘22 MBA, ’22 M.S., one graduate degree and a full-time career were not enough. So, instead, the senior business program manager at Microsoft in Virginia decided to pursue an online MBA, an…
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Newly Elected MSOM President Burak Kazaz Launches New Initiatives

By Dawn McWilliams | September 14, 2022
Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Professor Burak Kazaz has been elected as president by The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM). Being elected to this position is the ultimate recognition and honor the MSOM Society bestows on…
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Gartner Ranks Whitman’s Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Program Among Top 25

By Dawn McWilliams | September 14, 2022
Gartner, Inc. announced that the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is one of the top 25 in the country for its supply chain management (SCM) program, granting a No. 23 ranking to the undergraduate program. Fifty-five institutions…

Student Stories

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Big Tech Employee Takes On Not One But Two Online Graduate Degree Programs at Whitman

By Caroline Reff | September 14, 2022
For Matthew Stockhaus ‘22 MBA, ’22 M.S., one graduate degree and a full-time career were not enough. So, instead, the senior business program manager at Microsoft in Virginia decided to pursue an online MBA, an…
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Chanel Webb ’23 MBA Is Pursuing Her Online Degree and Getting a Seat at the Table

By Caroline Reff | September 6, 2022
When Chanel Webb ’23 MBA was determined to find an online MBA program, she wanted one that would help her differentiate herself from others in her field. She found it at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management,…
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Jordan Jackson ’24 MBA Has Learned to Foster a Sense of Community While Earning Her Degree Online

By Caroline Reff | September 6, 2022
For years, Jordan Jackson had thought about continuing her education, but the timing never seemed right. A graduate of Andrew’s University with a degree in journalism and communications, she finally made the leap in January…

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

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Class of ’20 Grad Overcame Obstacles of Job Seeking in a Pandemic

By Caroline Reff | May 4, 2021
While students learn many skills during their time at the Whitman School, some of the most important lessons revolve around agility, determination and resiliency—qualities particularly important to those entering the job market in the midst…
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Whitman Announces Winners of 2021 Annual Panasci Business Competition

By Caroline Reff | May 3, 2021
Whitman Announces Winners of 2021 Annual Panasci Business Competition An innovative and an entrepreneurial spirit abounded during the Panasci Business Plan Competition, a campus-wide student business plan competition hosted by the Department of Entrepreneurship and…
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Nick Doria Creates Military Scholarship, Credits Whitman Program for Success

By George S. Bain | April 30, 2021
A chance encounter with a corporate recruiter set Navy veteran Nick Doria ’74 MBA on to a career that has concluded with a planned gift to the Whitman School. His bequest will establish an endowment…

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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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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Entertainment Options in London are Endless

By Emma Knauf | September 26, 2022
When looking at entertainment in cities around the world, London has some of the best. This is because of London’s West End, which gives Londoners and travelers the opportunity to see various musicals, plays and…
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Pre-Semester Seminar, Sustainability on Trial

By Emma Knauf | September 12, 2022
Before starting my semester abroad in London, I participated in a traveling seminar called GEO 304, or Sustainability on Trial: Environmental Justice in Northern Europe. For 10 days, eight SU students and I traveled to…

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