South Side Innovation Center Awarded Outstanding Program Performance

The South Side Innovation Center (SSIC), a program of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, received an award at the New York State Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) Annual Conference on Aug. 20, 2015. the SSIC was presented…

Joanne Lenweaver Honored at Successful Business Women Awards

Joanne Lenweaver, director of the WISE Women’s Business Center—a program of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University—was recognized with the 2015 Award of Outstanding Mentor at the inaugural Successful Business Women Awards on Sept. 24. Lenweaver…

Professors of Entrepreneurship Tom Lumpkin and Johan Wiklund

Two Whitman Entrepreneurship Professors Receive 2015 Greif Research Impact Award

A paper co-authored by Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Johan Wiklund, professor of entrepreneurship, and Professor Tom Lumpkin, The Chris J. Witting Chair in Entrepreneurship, was selected to receive the 2015 Greif Research Impact Award. The two…

Todd Moss

Research Finds Competition Fuels Motivation When Resources are Scarce

Research by Todd Moss, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, has been accepted for publication by the Academy of Management Journal. The paper, titled “Cooperation vs. Competition: Alternative Goal Structures for Motivating Groups in a Resource Scarce Environment,” finds that competitive goal structures generally lead…

Ryan Blum

Recent Whitman Alum and CEO of Study Abroad Apartments, Ryan Blum

Ryan Blum is the co-founder and CEO of Study Abroad Apartments. Study Abroad Apartments acts as a third party intermediary between American students studying abroad and international housing providers. University students are able to rent apartments for as little as…

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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…

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Whitman School of Management Hosts 6th Annual Conference on Africa Business and Entrepreneurship

The Kiebach Center’s Africa Business Program at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will host the 6th Annual Conference on Africa Business and Entrepreneurship Apr. 16 through 18 at the Whitman School. The conference offers a…

Alumni Profile Michael Sadicario

Michael Sadicario ’03: A Career Path Paved by a Passion for Media

When it came time to choose a university, Michael Sadicario ’03 knew he wanted to do two things: watch competitive college basketball and learn everything he needed to know about business to become a successful media executive. The Syracuse University…

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Whitman School’s Couri Hatchery Reaches Significant Milestone

 Incubator Has 100 Participating Student Businesses The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s Couri Hatchery, located within the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, recently achieved a major milestone – 100 student businesses are now part of the incubator, a student-centered, supportive co-working space…

Johan Wikland

Faculty Profile: Entrepreneurship Professor Looks to Apply Research to the Classroom to Prepare Aspiring Entrepreneurs with Neurological Disorders

What do the founders of Virgin Group, JetBlue and Ikea have in common? They are all successful entrepreneurs who share an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. Dr. Johan Wiklund, Whitman professor of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, is studying the…

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,…

Melanie Witkower

PANASCI Winner Bridges Gap Between Production Companies and Audiences

Melanie Witkower ’14 earned the top prize and a $20,000 award in the Panasci Business Plan competition for her business, Screen-Bridge. Screen-Bridge is a social television production company that works with TV networks to engage viewers online through campaign conceptualization,…

Alejandro Amezcua

Professor Amezcua’s Research Featured in Industry and Consumer Media

Research by Alejandro Amezcua, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, on business incubators was published in the Academy of Management Journal. The paper, titled “Organizational sponsorship and founding environments: A contingency view on the survival of business-incubated firms, 1994–2007,” was co-authored with…

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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…

Steve Pincus

Experiential Learning Yields Mutual Benefits for Students and Businesses

The objective of EEE420/621 “Corporate Entrepreneurship” is for students to understand the entrepreneurial behavior of corporations. Student teams are assigned to local companies and examine growth, organizational structure, culture, employee compensation, knowledge management and human resource issues. The teams are…

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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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#WhitmanWatch Kanique Swinson

Name: Kanique Swinson Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina Grade: Junior Majors: Marketing Management and Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises GPA: 3.56 Clubs & Organizations: Syracuse University Student Philanthropy Council (student ambassador), Relay for Life (Entertainment committee co-chair), University-100, Resident Advisor LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaniqueswinson…

Whitman Graduate Students Celebrate International Week 2013

Content by: Aayushi Chiripal ’14 MBA From November 12th through November 15th the Whitman School of Management was all about fun, food and fiesta as we celebrated the Whitman International Festival 2013 in association with Whitman Graduate Student Organization and…

First Ever Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC) Held at the University of Vermont

Content provided by Max Jones ’13 MBA – History was made on a recent trip to the University of Vermont over winter break. Under the guidance of Entrepreneurship Professor Alex McKelvie, a team of Whitman School of Management MBA candidates,…