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Fall 2017 Incoming Class

Each year, Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management enrolls a new class of accomplished students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Get to know this year’s incoming class. Embed Code <blockquote class=”embedly-card”><h4><a href=”http://voices.whitman.syr.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/WBTN_Fall2017.jpg”>null</a></h4><p>null</p></blockquote> <script async src=”//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js” charset=”UTF-8″></script>

With Viewership and Revenue Booming, Esports Set to Compete with Traditional Sports

By Syracuse Staff Writer In 2017, more than 111 million people watched the Super Bowl, traditionally one of the most popular sporting events on television. But that figure is eclipsed by the number of people who follow a different type of…

Research Finds Preferential Procurement Programs May Help New Minority-Owned Businesses Become Gazelles

New entrepreneurship research from Professor Maria Minniti of Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and Professor Lois M. Shelton of California State University, finds that government and commercial procurement programs may be a means for some minority-owned ventures…

Syracuse University Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at New York Business Plan Competition

Syracuse University student entrepreneurship teams dominated the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC), which took place on Friday, April 28, at SUNY Poly’s NanoTech Complex in Albany. Syracuse teams captured the $100,000 grand prize and took first-place honors…

Director of the WISE Women’s Business Center Joanne Lenweaver Honored as 2016 Woman of Distinction by Assemblyman Al Stirpe

Joanne Lenweaver, director of the Whitman School’s WISE Women’s Business Center, was selected as one of the 2016 Women of Distinction Award recipients and was honored at the 4th Annual Women of Distinction Awards ceremony held Saturday, April 16, at the…

Central Network of Entrepreneurial Collegiate Teams Collaboration

The Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises department at the Martin j. Whitman School of Management in collaboration with Stanford University’s Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students (BASES), Columbia University’s Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs (CORE), Harvard University’s Harvard College Ventures, Northwestern…

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Launches New Business Analytics Graduate Degrees

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman), in partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), today announced the launch of BusinessAnalytics@Syracuse, a Master of Science in Business Analytics degree offered online that will expand its existing MBA@Syracuse program. BusinessAnalytics@Syracuse is designed to prepare students…

Business Leaders Share Insight into Creating a Successful Work-Life Balance

A study released by researchers at Harvard Business School and Stanford University found that stress at work is just as damaging to a person’s health as secondhand smoke. This staggering fact led to MBA@Syracuse students to question business leaders about…

Leen Nsouli

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…

Todd Moss

Professor Todd Moss to Lead the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership

Todd Moss has joined Whitman as an assistant professor of entrepreneurship and faculty director of the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership. Moss’ research is focused on the intersections of entrepreneurship, social responsibility and innovation and has appeared in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice,…

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Veterans Program Gives Former Soldiers Entrepreneurial Training and Support

J. Michael Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families and the Barnes professor of entrepreneurship at Whitman, is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. In his post-service role as a professor, it weighed on him…

Funk 'N Waffles

Adam Gold ’07 and Kyle Corea ’07 Open Second Location of Funk ‘N Waffles Restaurant

Adam Gold ’07 and Kyle Corea ’07 started Funk ‘N Waffles in Whitman’s Couri Hatchery. It is a specialty café, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with an emphasis on natural, organic, locally-grown food. At night, Funk ‘n Waffles features…

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13 Signs You’re a Business Student on Winter Break

1.  Your holiday gift list includes a subscription to Fast Company Magazine. 2.  Internship applications are the new black. 3.  You brought your business cards to your significant other’s family functions…networking opportunity, people! 4.  You can’t wait for a day…