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$42,000 Awarded in Annual Orange Tank Business Pitch Competition

On Oct. 22, 2020, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted the sixth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition virtually. Student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their ventures to a panel of accomplished judges in hopes of receiving valuable feedback…

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Study Abroad Hong Kong: Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Hong Kong, China isn’t the biggest study abroad program at Syracuse University, but for recent graduate Tyler Newman ’20, his semester living and working in Asia was unforgettable.  “No matter where you go, you’re going to learn something,” Newman shares.…

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Study Abroad Florence: Finding a Second Family with a Host Mother

From taking trips to places like northern Italy and seeing the Dolomites to decorating a Christmas tree with her host’s family, Brittney Loper ’21 had a study abroad experience that many students aspire to have.  Loper, a senior dual major in marketing…

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Syracuse University Launches Online Master of Supply Chain Management in Partnership with 2U, Inc.

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management today announced it will offer an online Master of Supply Chain Management in partnership with 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a global leader in education technology.

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Student Entrepreneurs Successful at both Techstars Startup Weekend Remote USA and Hult Prize Regional Competitions

A group of five Syracuse University students and one alumni, all active members of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad), were selected as a top ten team in the east division at the Techstars Startup…

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Winners Announced for Entrepreneur Student Competitions

Winners of the School of Information Studies’ (iSchool) Raymond von Dran (RvD) Fund for Student Entrepreneurship competition, the Hunter Brooks Watson Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award, and the Compete CNY regional qualifier for the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) were announced on April 14,…

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MBA Students Pass Six Sigma Black Belt Certifications

A certification that typically requires multiple years of work experience and practical projects has become a reality for two Syracuse University MBA students as they have successfully passed their American Society of Quality Six Sigma Black Belt exams. Eshank Sehgal ’20 and Xuan…

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Whitman Seniors Highlighted on Poets & Quants for Undergrads List of Best & Brightest

Two Martin J. Whitman School of Management seniors, Ryan Houck and Kristen Wong, were selected by Poets & Quants for Undergrads to be highlighted in its annual “best & brightest undergraduate business majors” feature. Each year the publication seeks to honor…

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Co-Curricular Transcript Acts as Additional Resource for Students

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently joined other universities in introducing a co-curricular transcript. The transcript, which acts as a record of a student’s learning experiences outside of the classroom, was introduced in May 2019. At Whitman, the…

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Syracuse University’s MBA and Master’s Programs Adjust Admissions Timelines Due to COVID-19

UPDATE (as of May 29, 2020): Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management continues to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our daily lives and has added some flexible options to the Fall 2020 application process for…

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Whitman Team Places in Top 10 at National Competition

A student team from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management placed in the top 10 at the annual Kelley School of Business National Diversity Case Competition (NDCC) in January. After making it into the final round, the team finished in 7th place, solidifying…

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Unsung Hero Award Winner Grateful for Dual Degree Opportunity

Jack Ramza ’22 is almost halfway through his time at Syracuse University and has already achieved great success. Ramza was recently honored with an Unsung Hero Award at the 35th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. These awards are given annually…

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Internship Experience: Faraz Khan, Finance and Accounting Intern at Proctor & Gamble

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Faraz KhanGraduation Year: May 2020Major: MBA (concentration in Finance…

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Syracuse University College of Law and Whitman School of Management Launch Nation’s First Online Joint JD/MBA Degree

Syracuse University College of Law announces the launch of the nation’s first online joint JD/MBA degree program, in partnership with Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The new joint degree combines the College of Law’s ground-breaking, ABA-accredited JDinteractive…

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Fall 2019 Capstone Business Plan Competition Winners

Every student’s business education at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is concluded by what is known as “Capstone.” This three-credit course is designed to inspire graduating students’ entrepreneurial spirits and teach tangible skills. The final product of this…

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Whitman Brings Cultural Experiences to Students

During the Whitman International Week 2019, students gathered to learn more about international sports and cultures. Members of Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s graduate student organization organized a week of events. This year’s events included cricket, table tennis…

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MBA@Syracuse Residency Program Is Differentiator for Online Student Networking, World View

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty MBA@Syracuse Residency Program Is Differentiator for Online Student Networking, World View Students in the MBA@Syracuse program at the Whitman School are classmates, but they rarely, if ever, get to spend time together, as…

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NFL Star Latavius Murray Suits Up For College in Syracuse

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty NFL Star Latavius Murray Suits Up For College in Syracuse Latavius Murray ’20 MBA, a New Orleans Saints running back, holds his hometown of Syracuse close to his heart. So much so that…

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Goodman IMPRESS Program Continues to Engage Students

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Goodman IMPRESS Program Continues to Engage Students The Goodman IMPRESS Program has become a key talking point during prospective student days and has often been cited as the differentiator for why students chose…

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A Chat with Diane Crawford: Newly Appointed Executive Director for Institutional Culture

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty A Chat with Diane Crawford: Newly Appointed Executive Director for Institutional Culture Diane Crawford was recently appointed to the new position of executive director for institutional culture at the Whitman School. Crawford came…

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Student Spotlight: Brittany Jackson ’19

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Student Spotlight: Brittany Jackson ’19 Hometown: Hartford, Connecticut Major: MBA/Online Specialization: Marketing Management When you ask Whitman students where their careers are headed, most say the Big 4 accounting firms, Wall Street or…

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Student Spotlight: Brian Sotnick ’20

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Student Spotlight: Brian Sotnick ’20 Hometown: Palo Alto, California Major: Marketing Management Minors: Information Management Technology and Psychology Brian Sotnick ’20 describes himself as someone “raised by an East Coast family on the…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Ranked Among Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Business Schools of 2019-20

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has been named to Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of the best U.S. business schools of 2019-20, jumping 12 spots to number 65 on the list.