Whitman School Students Receive Whitman Alumni Club of Central New York Awards

The Whitman Alumni Club of Central New York honors four Martin J. Whitman School of Management students with excellence awards. Whitman’s Xinye Zou, Diana Correia and Alexa Cloud received Russell J. Hamilton Scholarship Awards, named for former Whitman School assistant dean, Russ Hamilton. These awards are presented annually to…

Whitman marketing students attend Goldberg Marketing Career Exploration Trip to NYC

From social media to analytics to brand management, a marketing degree can lead to a nearly overwhelming number of career paths. This January, a group of 20 sophomores and juniors from the marketing management department attended Whitman’s annual Goldberg Marketing Career…

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MBA@Syracuse Students Come to Campus for Program’s First In-Person Residency

In April, Whitman hosted the first residency of the newly revamped online MBA known as MBA@Syracuse. More than 120 students from around the world traveled to campus to meet other classmates, faculty and staff in person for the first time since…

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Ray Wimer’s Passion for Teaching and Penchant for Retail Converge at Whitman

When Ray Wimer arrived at Syracuse University to pursue master’s degrees in history and education, there were no available teaching assistantships in either major, but there was one in retail management. He accepted and began work grading course material for an…

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Editor’s Note: The following piece was originally published in the Spring 2015 edition of Whitman Magazine. The WhitmanNYC Alumni Club recently launched the real estate breakfast speaker series. The goal of the program is to connect alumni in the real…

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Leen Nsouli ’12: Discovering passions through diverse experiences

Leen Nsouli, a ’12 Whitman MBA alumnus, has been working as a marketing analyst for NPD Group, a leading global market research company, since graduation. During her time at Whitman, Leen incorporated different learning experiences to carve a unique career path…

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Class Act Graduation Challenge: Whitman Seniors Leading All Schools

Whitman’s Seniors Sprint Ahead in Gift Giving  Whitman’s 2015 graduates are on a mission. Within one week of launching the Class Act 2015 Graduation Challenge, they beat last year’s total percentage of giving. Class Act is Syracuse University’s annual senior…

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Mara Silver-Smith ’02: The Mutual Advantages of Alumni Engagement

Mara Silver-Smith’s resume reveals an accomplished career with posts at leading international brands. Her first position came after graduating from Whitman in 2002 with a degree in marketing and supply chain management. She was hired as an industrial engineer in…

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Professor of Practice Sue Smith Brings Corporate-Tested Know How to the Classroom

The first marketing course Professor Sue Smith ever took was through an MBA extension program that Syracuse University ran in Corning, N.Y. “It was taught by Whitman Professor Emeritus Ted Wallin, and it changed the course of my career. I…

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Accounting@Syracuse May Application Deadline for July Class

Whitman has launched a rebranded and enhanced online Master of Science degree in professional accounting. Accounting@Syracuse prepares students with the analytical and technical skills to advance their accounting career in a variety of organizations. The first class will commence in…

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Game On! Undergrads Get Points and Gain Skills

You have likely heard about Whitman’s Goodman IMPRESS program that was launched last fall. IMPRESS is designed to provide undergraduates with the skills and experience employers seek, including leadership, communication, certifications, global context and industry exploration. The program is named in…

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Faculty Profile: Entrepreneurship Professor Looks to Apply Research to the Classroom to Prepare Aspiring Entrepreneurs with Neurological Disorders

What do the founders of Virgin Group, JetBlue and Ikea have in common? They are all successful entrepreneurs who share an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. Dr. Johan Wiklund, Whitman professor of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, is studying the…

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We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please send your news items to Cindie Adams, executive director of alumni and corporate relations, at csadams@syr.edu. Promotions: Tatiana Kidd ’10: Associate Buyer at The TJX Companies, Inc.…