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Whitman Student Takes Ample Leadership Opportunities In and Out of the Classroom

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 entrepreneurship & emerging enterprises double…
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Whitman Student Uses Entrepreneurship Courses to Help Run Business

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 & emerging enterprises (EEE) at…
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Big Tech Employee Takes On Not One But Two Online Graduate Degree Programs at Whitman

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 online Master of Science in…
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Newly Elected MSOM President Burak Kazaz Launches New Initiatives

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 trusted leading academics. Of course,…
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Gartner Ranks Whitman’s Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Program Among Top 25

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 in the U.S. and Canada…
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Chanel Webb ’23 MBA Is Pursuing Her Online Degree and Getting a Seat at the Table

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, and, after starting the program…
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Jordan Jackson ’24 MBA Has Learned to Foster a Sense of Community While Earning Her Degree Online

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 2022 when she enrolled at…
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Does Gender Play a Role in How Analysts Ask Questions of CEOs During Quarterly Earnings Conference Calls?

Does Gender Play a Role in How Analysts Ask Questions of CEOs During Quarterly Earnings Conference Calls? Joe Comprix, professor of accounting and chair of the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting, and two colleagues—Kerstin Lopatta, chair of accounting, auditing,…
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Do New Technologies Such as Blockchain Offer a Win-win Solution for Tracing Foods Through Their Supply Chain During Food Contamination Outbreaks?

This claim by major food retailers is being put to the test by Fasheng Xu, assistant professor of supply chain management, and his colleagues—Lingxiu Dong, professor of supply chain, operations, and technology, and Ph.D. student Puping Jiang, both at the…
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Does Bounded Rationality—the Predominant Theory of Human Decision-making in Economics—Ignore Gender?

Arielle Newman noticed something unexpected when she was working with entrepreneurs at a market in Ghana for her dissertation research. Women traders were more successful than men but did not pursue a place in the formal economy.  “It was so…
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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 

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 of financial reporting on the…
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Bryan Perry ’23 MBA Lives Local But Finds Online MBA Program to be the Best Fit

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 through the online program at…
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The Effect of External Monitoring on Conservative Financial Reporting in the Property-Casualty Insurance Industry

The Effect of External Monitoring on Conservative Financial Reporting in the Property-Casualty Insurance Industry Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers report more conservative loss reserves—estimates of what the company will pay in future claims—following state-mandated regulatory financial examinations (RFEs). Willie Reddic,…

Whitman’s Student Leaders for our Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants

Whitman’s Student Leaders for our Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants The Whitman School has been actively involved as a student chapter of the NABA, Inc. This is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap…
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Does Gender Play a Role in How Analysts Ask Questions of CEOs During Quarterly Earnings Conference Calls?

Does Gender Play a Role in How Analysts Ask Questions of CEOs During Quarterly Earnings Conference Calls? Joe Comprix, professor of accounting and chair of the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting, and two colleagues—Kerstin Lopatta, chair of accounting, auditing,…
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Faculty Brings New Perspective, Research on Intersection of Financial Accounting and Environmental, Social and Governance Issues 

Faculty Brings New Perspective, Research on Intersection of Financial Accounting and Environmental, Social and Governance Issues While Sebastian Tideman is the newest addition to the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, he is also a…
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Building a Community of Support on the Track and in the Classroom 

Building a Community of Support on the Track and in the Classroom Orange spirit is what initially drew Shanley Koekemoer ’23 M.S. to Syracuse University. As a student-athlete and graduate student at the Whitman School, she has already embraced the…
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Whitman Announces STEM-Designation For Master’s in Professional Accounting Program

Whitman Announces STEM-Designation For Master’s in Professional Accounting Program Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management announced that its master’s in professional accounting program has now received STEM -designation. The class of 2022 will be the first to graduate with this new…

A Message from Joseph Comprix, Chair of the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting

A Message from Joseph Comprix, Chair of the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting In the 2021-2022 academic year, we were all excited to return to in-person instruction. We were able to hold our Beta Alpha Psi banquet in person…
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Bradley Pokorny ’22 MBA: U.S. Army Paratrooper Makes It His Mission to Complete Online MBA from Whitman School

In August of 2021, Staff Sergeant Bradley Pokorny ’22 MBA was deployed to Afghanistan with the United States Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, an elite infantry specializing in parachute assault operations. When he found out he was deploying, Pokorny told his professors…

Annual Beta Alpha Psi Banquet Recognizes Students’ Academic Achievements

Annual Beta Alpha Psi Banquet Recognizes Students’ Academic Achievements The Joseph L. Lubin School of Accounting was pleased to recognize these students and faculty at its annual Spring banquet in April 2022. Institute of Internal Auditors Award Julia Fiedler ’21,…
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Chris Douglass ’23 MBA Is Already Applying What He Learned at Whitman as Both an Employee and a Business Owner

As a principal sales manager at HubSpot, a co-owner and coach of CrossFit and a new dad, Chris Douglass ’23 MBA has plenty on his plate, but he decided he could add something more with an online MBA from Syracuse University’s…
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From Malls to Microchips, Alumna Helps Put Syracuse on the Map

From Malls to Microchips, Alumna Helps Put Syracuse on the Map When Barbara Ashkin ’74 (A&S), ’77 M.S. was studying accounting at Syracuse University in the mid-’70s, there weren’t many women accountants in the workplace. That didn’t stop her, however,…
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Shital Mars ’23 MBA: Online Student Manages the Demands of Business, Family and Pursing an MBA for a “Better Tomorrow”

“Do better today than you did yesterday, so you can be better tomorrow than you are today.” That’s the motto Shital Mars ’23 MBA lives by every day, as she juggles her career as a management consultant and executive coach…
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Kyle Trusch ’22 M.S.: Online EEE Grad Student Follows His Passion Towards a Teaching Career 

“When my life is ideal, I am ________.” That open-ended phrase, from the book “The Passion Test” was the impetus for Kyle Trusch ‘22 M.S. to make a change. His answer? “When my life is ideal, I am helping others…
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Tia Thevenin ’18, MBA ’23, L’23 Is On the Fast Track to a Joint JD/MBA Degree 

Tia Thevenin ’18 (A&S), ’23 MBA, L’23 has never stopped moving at a fast pace. From breaking track and field records at Syracuse University as an undergraduate to concurrently earning an MBA at the Whitman School and a law degree from the…
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Elmir Guluyev ’23 M.S. Seeks to Use Business Analytics Knowledge and STEM Designation to Become a Data-Driven Decision Maker 

Elmir Guluyev ’23 M.S. came to Syracuse University’s Whitman School to increase his knowledge of business analytics, an area that has become a critical force across all business disciplines. When he graduates, Guluyev will not only enter one of the…
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Tracy Barash ’89 Appointed Chair of the Whitman Advisory Council

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management has announced that Tracy Barash ’89 has been appointed chair of the Whitman Advisory Council. Tracy Barash ’89 is senior vice president/head of research, data and insights, business operations and franchise planning for…
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Jasleen Dhariwal ’23 M.S.: Curious Student Is Eager to Embrace the Knowledge and Skills for a Career in Finance in NYC

A self-proclaimed “curious person,” Jasleen Dhariwal ’23 M.S. is so eager to learn everything she can about business that she was willing to travel half-way around the world to earn a master’s degree in finance at Syracuse University’s Whitman School.…
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Shubham Krishna ’23 M.S.: Over 100 Years of Supply Chain Expertise Drew Graduate Student Around the World to Syracuse University

Coming from Patna, India, an ancient city along the banks of the Ganges River, Shubham Krishna ’23 M.S. was interested in another place steeped in tradition: Syracuse University and its supply chain program at the Whitman School of Management, which…
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Cassie Durkin ’23 M.S.: Marketing Student Couldn’t Pass Up Opportunity to Earn a Master’s Degree at Hometown University

Cassie Durkin ’23 M.S. knew she wanted to pursue a master’s degree right after finishing her undergraduate education at Hartwick College, where she received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Unsure of exactly what area of business she wanted to…
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Julia Fiedler, ’21, ’22 M.S.: Master’s Degree Has Prepared Her for Real-World Requirements of Today’s Professional Accounting Field

Julia Fiedler ’21, ’22 M.S. grew up around Syracuse University’s Whitman School. Long before she decided to attend Whitman and pursue a career in accounting, she could often be found hanging out in the office of Professor of Accounting Practice…
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Bruno Gonzalez Hauger ’21, ’22 M.S.: Entrepreneur Surpasses $100,000 in Prize Money While Completing EEE Master’s Degree

Bruno Gonzalez Hauger ’21 (WSM/NEW), ’22 M.S., not only just graduated from Syracuse University with a master’s degree, but this entrepreneur also walked away with a stunning $102,000 in winnings through various Whitman School business competitions over his five years…
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Ruixia Zheng ’21 MBA, ’22 M.S.: International Student Grateful for Support of Whitman Community While Earning MBA and Master’s in Business Analytics

The determination of Ruixia Zheng ’21 MBA, ’22 M.S., took her from a self-described “small and remote town in China” across the world to Syracuse University’s Whitman School. There, she earned not one but two master’s degrees, while at the…
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Tackling Classes, Exploring Cultures and Running a Startup While Studying Abroad

Ben Ford ’23 brought his entrepreneurial spirit with him while he studied abroad at Syracuse University’s London Center this past semester. As a marketing management student at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, Ford balanced classes, travel and work on…
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Whitman’s Alumni Connection to Big Four Helps Many Students Secure Jobs

Have you ever wondered where students end up after they graduate from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management? Twenty-five percent of undergraduate students will accept an offer at one of the “Big Four” companies.  The Big Four professional services networks…
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2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs Survey Tracks Successes and Barriers, Wellness and Obstacles During COVID-19

2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs Survey Tracks Successes and Barriers, Wellness and Obstacles During COVID-19 Discipline, perseverance, problem solving, leadership, teamwork. These are just some of the skills engrained in the military that often easily transfer into opportunities in…
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Syracuse University 2022 Graduates Honored with MIT Supply Chain Excellence Award

Forty-two top students from nine leading undergraduate supply chain management and engineering programs across the U.S. and Mexico were presented with MIT fellowship awards in a virtual ceremony held April 29, 2022. Five of the students were supply chain management…
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Capstone Competition Highlights Business Skills, Entrepreneurial Spirit of Whitman’s Graduating Seniors

From women’s-only sports betting to water-saving shower nozzles, this semester’s Capstone Competition at Syracuse University’s Whitman School showcased amazing business ideas that demonstrated students’ skills in development, ideation, research and financial planning. The two-day event, held April 29 and 30,…
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Panasci Business Competition Winners Showcase Entrepreneurial Spirit on Campus

The Syracuse University campus is always buzzing with great ideas, and the Panasci Business Plan Competition is an excellent example of that entrepreneurial spirit. A campus-wide business plan event hosted annually by the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE)…
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Exclusive Financial and Investor Communications Emphasis Offered at Syracuse University

Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Financial and Investor Communications Emphasis (FICE) offered to Newhouse, Whitman School of Management and Arts and Science majors, introduces students to the world of communication in finance. This unique program teaches students…
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Whitman School of Management Announces STEM-Designation for Master’s in Professional Accounting Program

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management announced that its master’s in professional accounting program has now received STEM-designation. The class of 2022 will be the first to graduate with this new STEM certification.  “We have made notable innovations…