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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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Orange Tank Awards $42,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs

Orange Tank Awards $42,000 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…

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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 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…

Alumnus Participates in Brand Activism Webinar

Mitch Hamilton ’12 Ph.D. participates in a webinar titled “(In)authentic Brand Activism” on Oct. 28, 202, is featured by the Marketing Science Institute (MSI). MSI also featured Hamilton’s article, “Taking a Stand: Four Steps to Creating and Marketing Authentic Brand Activism.” Hamilton joined Loyola Marymount…

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Internship Experience: Aastha Badlani, Finance and Strategy Intern at Rookie Road

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: Aastha BadlaniGraduation Year: May 2021Program: M.S.…

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Internship Experience: Lauren Mueller, Wealth Advisory Sales Intern at BlackRock

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: Lauren MuellerGraduation Year: May 2021Major(s): Finance…

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Whitman’s Earliest Ph.D. Graduate Reflects on Experience Over 50 Years Later

Eli Seggev ’69 recalls one of his best days at Syracuse University, a story that he claims will forever be imprinted on his brain. Seggev reminisces, “The office of the business school was called Lubin Hall and it was across…

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Finance Major’s Journey Pairs Passion with Opportunities

Opportunities have been abounding for Jack Benedict ’20, finance major, from Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. He believes his relationships with professors, hands-on work experience and extracurricular activities have helped him excel. Benedict says that he always knew he was going to come to Syracuse…

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From Reader to Writer, Alumna Finds Her Passion Through Books

Reading is Deedi Brown’s ’16 MBA superpower. Last year, she read 120 books — dystopian fiction, memoirs, Malcolm Gladwell-type nonfiction and everything in between. She organized international book giveaways and met authors at local bookstores. She also documented all her…