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Career Exploration Experiences Offered Whitman Students an Inside Look at NYC Businesses, Engagement with Alumni

The semester break wasn’t only a time for rest and relaxation. For a number of students at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management, it was an opportunity to explore some exciting career options with a virtual trip to New York…
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WISE Center Incorporates New Programs With COVID-19 Response Funding

WISE Center Incorporates New Programs With COVID-19 Response Funding Last year, the WISE Women’s Business Center received a $420,000 grant from the Small Business Association to support the Center’s COVID-19 response activities. The funding, which was to be used between…
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Blackstone LaunchPad Is Hub for Whitman Students

Blackstone LaunchPad Is Hub for Whitman Students When students come to the Whitman School to pursue entrepreneurship, they have a unique opportunity to further their business ventures through Syracuse University’s Blackstone LaunchPad. An innovation hub that connects the University’s thriving…
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Breaking Barriers: Whitman Alumni Are Redefining Workplace Roles, Leading Through Innovation and Technology and Carving Out Diverse Paths to Success

Breaking Barriers: Whitman Alumni Are Redefining Workplace Roles, Leading Through Innovation and Technology and Carving Out Diverse Paths to Success Whether it’s educating its students and faculty on issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion; fostering new ventures through research, innovation…
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Stephanie Johnson: Building Success One Brick at a Time

Stephanie Johnson: Building Success One Brick at a Time You might say Stephanie Johnson ’05 built her most recent career opportunity brick-by-brick—Lego® bricks, that is. After working for Liz Claiborne, Ralph Lauren and the Simon Property Group, Johnson was recently…
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Three Generations of the Zaretzky Family Take Pride in Their Orange Legacy

Three Generations of the Zaretzky Family Take Pride in Their Orange Legacy In August 2021, when Lee Zaretzky ’89 and his wife, Lauren, dropped off their oldest child Matt Zaretzky ’25 to study real estate at the Whitman School, Lee…
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Orange Central 2021: Showcasing Entrepreneurship and Celebrating Exceptional Alumni

Orange Central 2021: Showcasing Entrepreneurship and Celebrating Exceptional Alumni After a virtual-only homecoming in 2020, it was wonderful to host Orange Central 2021 in person on Oct. 28-31. The schedule of programming across campus included Whitman’s Syracuse Samplings event and…
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Goodman IMPRESS Program Builds Future Business Leaders

Goodman IMPRESS Program Builds Future Business Leaders From guest lectures by industry leaders to small group one-on-one networking opportunities, the Whitman School’s Goodman IMPRESS Program provides students co-curricular programs to build the next generation of business leaders. The IMPRESS program…
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Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. Returns to Share Her Professional Experiences with Current Whitman Students

Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. made a positive impression on the faculty of Syracuse University’s Whitman School while working on her master’s degree in finance. Almost a decade later, that reputation stuck with her as she was hired this fall as…
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Accounting Student Finishes Her Master’s Degree While Preparing to “Break into the Stratosphere”

When Emily Woodilla ’20, ’21 M.S. was a little girl, her mother bought her a calculator because she just wanted to push the buttons. Since then, Woodilla pushed all the right buttons, it seems, as she works towards a master’s…
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First in his Family to Graduate, Whitman Accounting Major is on the Fast Track to Success

As Joseph Colon graduated with the Syracuse University Class of 2021, he not only celebrated earning two bachelor’s degrees and landing a great job at a New York City accounting firm, but he had the honor of being the first…
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Kreischer Family Fondly Recalls Three Generations of Orange Traditions

Passing along traditions—from supporting Orange basketball to supporting Syracuse University—is a way of life for the Kreischer family, a three-generation University family with deep roots in the Whitman School. Siblings Jennifer Kreischer ’88 and Brian Kreischer ’91—both accounting majors at…
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Whitman Announces Winners of 2021 Annual Panasci Business Competition

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 Emerging Enterprises (EEE) at Syracuse…
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Whitman Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021

Whitman Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021 In honor of Women’s History Month 2021, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University celebrates women at Whitman. Highlighted are Whitman community members celebrated for their contributions to history, culture and society. Students Whitman NYC…
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Virtual Career Experiential Learning Trips Lead to Networking and Career Connections

Virtual Career Experiential Learning Trips Lead to Networking and Career Connections Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Career Center’s annual January experiential learning trip to New York City looked very different this year. Instead of cabs and conference…
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Virtual Business Exploration at Unilever Introduces Whitman Students to Career Options, Alumni

Experiential learning and networking with alumni are among the great advantages of a Syracuse University education. The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Career Center typically organizes site visits to alumni workplaces in New York City each January in order…
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Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA: Hospital CEO Never Imagined Leading Through a Pandemic

Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA: Hospital CEO Never Imagined Leading Through a Pandemic When Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA was studying at the Whitman School, she never imagined that a few years later she would be using some of the skills she…
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Post-Doc’s Appreciation for Veterans, Entrepreneurship Shapes Career Path

Mirza Tihic’s ’03 (A&S), ’04 (ECS), ’06 MBA, G’19 (SoE) interest in helping military veterans and their families stems from the peace the U.S. military helped to bring to his native Bosnia in the mid-1990s. His love of entrepreneurship came…
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Young Whitman Advisory Council Announces Leadership Change, Welcomes New Members

Joshua Fishman and Kelly Ryan Jaffe Young Whitman Advisory Council Announces Leadership Change, Welcomes New Members The Young Whitman Advisory Council (YWAC) has a new leadership team and eight new members. Founded in 2014, the YWAC is a diverse group…