Whitman Voices

The Latest Stories from the Whitman School

Whitman maintains prestigious AACSB International accreditation

By Dawn McWilliams | April 13, 2021

Syracuse University has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Today, 870  business schools in over 100 countries—maintain this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education. Founded in 1916, AACSB…

Brexit: Its Impact and Implications

By Dawn McWilliams | April 13, 2021

This webinar in our Syracuse University Talks Business Webinar series will feature three panelists who will answer questions about the impact of Brexit in the UK, in Europe and in the U.S. They will also…

Whitman Day Virtual Dean’s Address

By Dawn McWilliams | April 12, 2021

Virtual Dean’s Address Set for Noon EST For the second consecutive year, we will commemorate Whitman Day amidst the COIVD-19 pandemic. And, again, this year, we will celebrate the incredible response of our community in creating…

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Alumni Entrepreneur: Roxann Nadine Remekie

By Roxann Nadine Remekie | April 11, 2021

Roxann Nadine Remekie is a multi-talented storyteller. A native New Yorker raised and influenced by her Jamaican roots, she has worked as an executive assistant for world-renowned companies including Goldman Sachs, Atlantic Records and the…

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Whitman Seniors Featured Among POETS & QUANTS For Undergrad’s Best & Brightest Undergraduate Business Majors for 2021

By Dawn McWilliams | April 7, 2021

Scott Mueller and Ruth Yehyun Bang, both seniors at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, were featured as two of the “best & brightest undergraduate business majors,” by Poets & Quants for Undergrads, a news website for…

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Looking for a Post-Grad Destination? Up-and-Coming Cities Make Great Options for Business Students

By Mallory Carlson | April 7, 2021

Where do you see yourself living in the next 10 years? It’s a question that college students have probably been asked too many times to count. Though the most popular answer for Syracuse University’s Martin…

Whitman Watch: Student Stories

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#WhitmanWatch: Nick Andrade ’22

By Madeleine Kramer | March 17, 2021

Can you start solidifying your career path as a first-year college student? Nick Andrade ’22 proves that with Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management connections and resources, it certainly is possible. Andrade, a…

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#WhitmanWatch: Bettina Papageorge ’21

By Madeleine Kramer | March 1, 2021

College courses are vital when it comes to education, but the key to success is taking advantage of extracurriculars to make your experience as well-rounded as possible. If anyone knows about using extracurricular opportunities to…

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Riley 3+2 Dual Degree Program Helps Student Land Job That Combines Interests in Business and Engineering

By Caroline Reff | January 27, 2021

Patrick Riolo ’20 (ECS), ’21 MBA, had always had an interest in healthcare, as well as a desire to create things that “would give value to people.” This led him to pursue a degree in…

Focus on Faculty: Faculty Profiles and Research

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IES Postdoctoral Researcher Works to Shows Data-driven, Localized Solutions Bring Innovation Forward

By Caroline Reff | February 15, 2021

“Serendipitous.” That’s what Zachary Rodriguez, Ph.D., calls the opportunity to join the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management as a postdoctoral researcher. And, while that’s probably the…

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Assistant Teaching Professor Elizabeth Wimer Draws Out the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Her Students

By Caroline Reff | February 15, 2021

Adrianna Kocak ’19 was, by her own admission, the “smart kid” at her Syracuse high school, and she thrived on that. But, when she chose to attend Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management,…

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Assistant Professor Cristiano Bellavitis Sees Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

By Caroline Reff | February 15, 2021

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Cristiano Bellavitis, Ph.D., has been around the world and back, living in and visiting a variety of places from his native Italy to New Zealand. When he joined the faculty at…

Alumni and Friends

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Blazing a Trail, Leaving a Legacy

By Kerri Howell | July 25, 2019

Luke Pesane was the first in his family to go to college. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1949, after earning a marketing and psychology degree from the School of Business. Now, at 101, he…

Whitman Alumni of the Week

This Month’s Alumni of the Week

By Alison Kessler | March 6, 2016

Our Alumni of the Week for January include two graduates who are part of rotational training programs at Macy’s and IBM, as well as a business development supervisor at The Martin Agency and an analyst at a privately…

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Meet March’s Featured Alumni Entrepreneurs

By Alison Kessler | March 6, 2016

This month, we are pleased to introduce you to two Whitman alumni entrepreneurs: Russell Suskind ’14 of Tuck, an online mattress retailer Keir Weimer ’11 of the Keir Weimer Team of Select Sotheby’s International Realty

Thought Leadership

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Whitman Women in Business Panel

By Alison Kessler | March 16, 2021

As part of our Women’s History Month programming, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University invites you to a virtual panel discussion featuring accomplished alumni and members of our advisory councils. Panelists will share…

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Fireside Chat with John C. Williams, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

By Dawn McWilliams | March 15, 2021

Please join us! Syracuse University, Onondaga Community College and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York invite faculty, staff, students and City of Syracuse business leaders, anchor institutions, community-based organizations and other stakeholders to join…

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Webinar: “Vaccine Supply Chains”

By Kimmy Kimball | February 10, 2021

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management presented a virtual discussion on vaccine supply chains. The webinar addressed the challenges in vaccine supply chains, including the increasing number of variants and equitable distribution of vaccines in the…

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