Macy's building sign in NYC

Students Create Sustainable Solutions for Macy’s

This past spring, 10 students in the Certificate of Advanced Study in Sustainable Enterprise (CASSE) Capstone course worked alongside Macy’s to create sustainable solutions for the company. This interactive consulting course provided graduate students enrolled in the course a chance…

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Spring 2020 Capstone Competition: Global Pandemic Edition

Each semester, graduating students at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management complete their undergraduate degrees with the three-credit Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management course, more commonly known as “capstone.” Students form teams of four or five students to turn an original…

student Tyler Newman presenting with his capstone team

Capstone Profile: Tyler Newman ’20, 1st Place Clear Coast Systems

Tyler Newman ’20 has had a passion for business since he was young. Originally from Suffern, New York, Newman is pursuing a double major in finance and marketing at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Newman’s…

alumnus Daniel Fridliand stands with business partner Dylan Sen

Dan Fridliand ’18 tackles anxiety and stress management with new app, Awning

Alumnus Daniel Fridliand ’18, entrepreneur and co-founder of the stress management app Awning, almost didn’t pursue a business degree at Syracuse University. He started as an intended international relations major. When Fridliand started his first semester through the SU Discovery…

fall 2019 Capstone winning group posing for a photo with faculty member

Fall 2019 Capstone Business Plan Competition Winners

Every student’s business education at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is concluded by what is known as “Capstone.” This three-credit course is designed to inspire graduating students’ entrepreneurial spirits and teach tangible skills. The final product of this…

Capstone winners

Spring 2019 Capstone Business Plan Competition: Meet the Winners

Each semester teams of graduating students enrolled in the Capstone course at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management are challenged to propose and develop viable, sustainable entrepreneurial ventures. At the end of the semester, teams pitch these ventures at…

Four students smiling after presenting their senior capstone project

Meet the Winners — Fall 2018 Capstone Business Plan Competition

The culmination of every student’s business education at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is what is known as “Capstone,” a three-credit course designed to inspire graduating students’ entrepreneurial spirits and teach tangible skills. The final…

Spring Capstone Business Plan Competition: Meet the Winners

This year, more than 30 teams of graduating students competed in the Spring 2017 Capstone Business Plan Competition at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Capstone is an experiential program that joins all of the elements of the Whitman education by having…

Professor Ken Walsleben

Faculty Profile: Ken Walsleben, Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice

Ken Walsleben’s career came full circle when he joined the faculty at his alma mater. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1983 with a degree in economics and returned to teach in the Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Department at the…

Capstone students

Team Voce Shares their Voice at TCU’s Ventures and Values Competition

Voce—it’s the Italian word for voice, and it’s exactly what the winners of Whitman’s fall 2014 capstone competition want to give back to women on college campuses with their award-winning product. Last fall, the team worked together to develop a…