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Syracuse University Fosters Entrepreneurship Through the Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Living and Learning Community

Each year incoming students have the opportunity to apply to learning communities at Syracuse University. A learning community is a group of students living together in a residence hall based on a common major, interest or theme, such as business…
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Whitman Seniors Featured among Poets & Quants for Undergrads’ Best & Brightest Undergraduate Business Majors for 2018

Catherine Cummings and Justin Harris, both seniors at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, were featured as two of the “best & brightest undergraduate business majors,” by Poets & Quants for Undergrads, a news website for undergraduate business education.…
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Entrepreneurship Program Named “National Model Entrepreneurship Program”

United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Presented Award at its Annual Conference The Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) program at the Whitman School of Management was recently named the National Model Program by the United States Association for…
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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Ranked in Poets&Quants’ Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2017

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate business program is ranked #43 by Poets&Quants for Undergrads, the leading online publication for undergraduate business education news. The website released its second annual Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2017 ranking Dec.…
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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>
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Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship Programs Ranked in Top 20 by The Princeton Review; Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Syracuse University offers one of the best programs for students aspiring to launch their own businesses according to The Princeton Review. The education services company named the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises program #16 and…
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The Whitman School Hosts Third Annual Orange Tank Competition

As part of the 2017 Orange Central celebration at Syracuse University, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted its third annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. During the Orange Tank competition, current Whitman students and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to…
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Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Ranked in Top 10 for Research Impact

A new study of entrepreneurship research impact ranked the entrepreneurship department at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management #8 globally. Among the top 50 schools ranked, based on a citation analysis of published entrepreneurship articles, are Harvard University, Stanford University,…

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises 2016-2017 at a Glance

Syracuse University‘s Whitman School Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) department, consistently ranked as one of the top entrepreneurship programs in the United States, offers students the total entrepreneurship experience. From the unique entrepreneurship courses to the exciting extracurricular activities and experiential learning opportunities, every student…
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Growing Pains: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Scaling a Supply Chain

Charmaine DaCosta remembers the exact moment she truly felt like an entrepreneur. It was a sweltering summer day and she was setting out in her Toyota Corolla to deliver her Jamaican limeade drink, Limation, to grocery stores and delis in…
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U.S. News Ranks the Whitman School in Top 50 Nationwide

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate business program was ranked #42 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best College rankings. The School’s department of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises was ranked #13 nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News…
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Maria Minniti: Developing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurial Leaders

From an early age, Maria Minniti, director of the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) and the L. Bantle Chair of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, was interested in exploring what causes…
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New Study Shows College Graduates Tend to Start Businesses Near Their Alma Maters

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from four major universities, including Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, find that those who graduate from metropolitan universities tend to start businesses where they go to school. The same study finds those…

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…

Latina Women Build Entrepreneurial Dreams and Pitch Business Ideas at the WISE Women’s Business Center with support from Onondaga County Office of Economic Development

Through a grant from the Onondaga County Office of Economic Development, the WISE Women’s Business Center, a program of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, will host a graduation and pitch competition for the women in…

Applications Being Accepted for New Online Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School) today announced a new degree offering within its existing partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU). Entrepreneurship@Syracuse, a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship degree, adds to the Whitman School’s already robust…
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Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Appointed to CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council

Michael Haynie, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation, and Alexander McKelvie, associate professor and chair of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department, are two of 39 thought leaders selected to serve on the…
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Late-Life Entrepreneurs on the Rise According to New Entrepreneurship Study

Research Concludes Older Entrepreneurs Prioritize Quality of Life over Financial Gain Traditionally, young men have led the way when it comes to new small business start-ups, but new research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management suggests an…

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…
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Fulbright Scholar Johan Wiklund to Research Workplace Mental Health Issues

Author’s Note: This article was first featured on Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University’s news page. The story was written by Jane Kenrick. Better understanding of workplace mental health issues is the focus of two inaugural Fulbright scholars at…

Get to Know Whitman’s Undergraduate Student Clubs and Orgs

At Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School, students can meet and network with students and professionals who share their business and entrepreneurial interest. With approximately 12 undergraduate student clubs and organizations,  Whitman students are provided a chance to learn from professionals and…
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WISE Symposium to Inspire and Empower Women Entrepreneurs & Business Leaders

15th Annual Conference Takes Place April 25 at SKY Armory Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) is bringing powerhouse guest speakers to the 15th annual WISE Symposium Tuesday, April 25, to inspire an anticipated hundreds at SKY Armory in…
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Whitman School Professor Receives Inaugural Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award

Johan Wiklund to Conduct Research at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia  Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Chair and professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, has been granted the inaugural RMIT Fulbright Distinguished Chair in…

#WhitmanWatch: Chong Kyoon “C.K.” Lee

Name: Chong Kyoon Lee Graduation Year: 2017 Major(s)/ Minor: Entrepreneurship Hometown: Daegu, South Korea LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/c-k-lee-550b9612 Having been to more than 30 countries, C.K. Lee ’17 is no stranger to new experiences. He has traveled all over the globe for schooling…
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Whitman Entrepreneurship Professor Appointed Editor-In-Chief of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Chair and professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management will transition to the role of editor-in-chief for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, the second most influential journal in the field of…

Students Representing Whitman Compete in the Global Family Enterprise Case Competition

A team of three undergraduate students representing Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management won fourth place in the fifth annual Global Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC), hosted by the University of Vermont. The team, comprised of Jennie May…

Student Ventures Can Enter to Win Part of $45K+ in Startup Funding at 2017 Panasci Business Plan Competition

The Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University announce a call for submissions for the 2017 Panasci Business Plan Competition. The competition accepts…

Local Entrepreneurs Showcasing Products at South Side Innovation Center’s Holiday Market

The South Side Innovation Center (SSIC) is hosting its annual Holiday Market on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the center, 2610 S. Salina St. in downtown Syracuse. Local businesses and community members are invited to sample new and unique food…

Syracuse University’s E-Club Attends Harvard’s SPARK Entrepreneurship Conference

On Nov. 5, Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship Club experienced the Harvard Business School’s one-day entrepreneurship conference, SPARK, once again. This time, it was even better than before. Over 40 members of the club were given the opportunity to attend. They gained…

Syracuse University’s Whitman School Hosts Alumni NYC Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Syracuse University‘s top-ranked Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises department at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management will host an Entrepreneurship Bootcamp on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fisher Center in New York City. The NYC Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is designed for Syracuse University alumni who are thinking…
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Workshop Focuses on Entrepreneurship and Mental Health

The entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department held a workshop Oct. 7-8, to discuss papers that have been accepted for an Academy of Management Perspectives special issue titled, “Entrepreneurship and Mental Health.” Participants included clinical psychologists, as well as leading management…
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Whitman and Partner Host Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Surviving Family Members of 9/11

Members of the surviving families of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks gathered in July at the 9/11 Memorial Museum Education Center in New York City to take part in an entrepreneurship bootcamp hosted by Tuesday’s Children and the Martin J.…

The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs beware! Research by Alexander McKelvie, department chair of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, shows habitual entrepreneurs, those who launch multiple start-ups throughout their careers, may display symptoms of behavioral addiction. Know the signs and negative impacts of entrepreneurship addiction. Embed Code:…
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Whitman Research Newsletter – July/August 2016

The Whitman Research Newsletter highlights awards, honors, new research and more from Whitman’s research faculty. It is published bi-monthly. Send your research inquiries/highlights to: Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and doctoral programs. Awards and Honors Ravi Dharwadkar, chair and professor of…

Questions, Answers and Disney World with Professor Balasubramanian

Natarajan Balasubramanian, associate professor of management at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, has made a career of questions and answers. Before joining academia, he provided answers to business and finance questions as a consultant. Today, he is the one asking questions,…

New Research Examines Non-Compete Agreements and Their Effect on Entrepreneurship

New management research from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University offers new insight into the practice of non-compete agreements common in many industries across the country. Non-competes are often in place so companies can protect innovations/ideas…
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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…