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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…
Tracy Barash

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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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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Sharing Her Expertise and Showing Her Generosity to Benefit the Whitman School 

Sharing Her Expertise and Showing Her Generosity to Benefit the Whitman School Deb Leone ’86, ’87 MBA didn’t think twice about attending Syracuse University. Following in her older sister’s footsteps, the Long Island native loved the school from the first…
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Whitman at Work: Dual Degree Program Helps Recent Grad Carve Out Career Opportunities Combining Business, Engineering

Whitman at Work: Dual Degree Program Helps Recent Grad Carve Out Career Opportunities Combining Business, Engineering Patrick Riolo ’20 (ECS), ’21 MBA always had an interest in health care, and a desire to create things that “would give value to people.”…
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Orange Tank 2021 Awards $41,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs

Orange Tank 2021 Awards $41,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs A true entrepreneurial spirit was in the air as the Whitman School held its seventh annual Orange Tank business pitch competition on Nov. 4, 2021. The event brought Whitman students and alumni entrepreneurs together…
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Whitman Recognizes Alumni and Friends with Awards for Exemplary Engagement and Service

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 awards presented to alumni and friends of the School for exemplary engagement and service: Jonathan J. Holtz Alumnus of the Year Award The…
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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…