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…

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Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Named Among the Best Colleges for Start-Ups by bestcolleges.com

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management  recently was ranked #18 on bestcolleges.com’s list of the Best Colleges for Start-Ups. According to the site, “nearly all of these entrepreneurial powerhouses are large research universities, as big schools often have the vast and…

What can I do with a Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Degree?

Established in the 1990s, the entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises program Whitman offers is one of the few formal academic programs dedicated to teaching students entrepreneurial skills. The program consistently ranks as one of the top entrepreneurship programs in the country and…

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Guest Post: Graduate Student Gefei Zhang Finds Passion through Balancing the Books Volunteer Program

After I started classes at Syracuse, I often felt bored because as a graduate student, I only had three courses this semester. Naturally, I tried to find something else to do. I went to the Annual Taste of Westcott, had delicious…

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Faculty Spotlight: John J. Petosa, Professor of Practice

John Petosa is the perfect example of how a golf game can influence a career. Nearly 12 years ago, while on the golf course with Professor of Accounting Practice Bill Walsh, Petosa first considered being an adjunct professor of accounting. Professor Walsh thought he’d…

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Students Encouraged to Pitch Business Ideas at ACC Innovation Challenge

Entrepreneurship initiatives within schools from across the Syracuse University campus are working together to collect applications from current and aspiring student entrepreneurs to enter the first annual Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Innovation Challenge. Students with a business idea or startup…

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

On Nov. 14 the Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Club took a trip to Boston to take part in Harvard University’s annual one-day Entrepreneurship Conference, SPARK. The conference was an exciting opportunity to connect with and learn from renowned entrepreneurs, investors, experts…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – Sept./Oct.

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 Catherine Maritan, associate professor…

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Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises 2014-2015 Year at a Glance

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises is a flagship program at the Whitman School of Management, which is consistently ranked as one of the top entrepreneurship programs in the nation. Whitman EEE helps students discover their innate entrepreneurial potential, giving them a set…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…