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Student Brings Entrepreneurial Spirit to Whitman MBA Program

Sabina Seredneva ’21 MBA and her family bled orange even before she made the nearly 6,000 mile trip from her hometown of Baku, Azerbaijan to Syracuse, NY. Her sister attended Syracuse University and completed the Whitman MBA experience that Seredneva…

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Business Analytics Program Prepares Students for Rapidly Growing Industry

The field of analytics has been growing exponentially over the past few years and will not be slowing down anytime soon. To prepare for a growing demanding profession, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University recently introduced…

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Kira Reed Receives Chancellor’s Citation for Leading the Way Towards a More Diverse, Welcoming and Respectful Campus Culture

Whitman’s Associate Professor of Management and Provost Fellow Kira Reed, Ph.D., is making an impact in helping every new Syracuse University student feel welcomed, safe and respected on campus. As part of her responsibilities as provost faculty fellow, she has…

Whitman Offers Master’s Degree Partnership with Four Area Colleges

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently announced a partnership that will allow graduating students from four regionally accredited schools to “Go Orange!” while obtaining a master’s degree in business in just one year. The initiative will offer students from Alfred…

Whitman Students Among First to Complete University Wellness Leadership Institute—and Get Some Extra Credit, Too.

What could be better than focusing on your health—and getting extra credit for it? That’s what Whitman students Christina Coco ’23  and Sophia Carnicelli ’23 thought when Associate Professor of Management and Provost Faculty Fellow Kira Reed offered extra credit to the students…

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Fireside Chat with John C. Williams, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Please join us! Syracuse University, Onondaga Community College and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York invite faculty, staff, students and City of Syracuse business leaders, anchor institutions, community-based organizations and other stakeholders to join us for A Fireside Chat…

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IES Postdoctoral Researcher Works to Shows Data-driven, Localized Solutions Bring Innovation Forward

“Serendipitous.” That’s what Zachary Rodriguez, Ph.D., calls the opportunity to join the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management as a postdoctoral researcher. And, while that’s probably the last word most would use…

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Bang, Mueller Serve as Class of 2021 Senior Whitman Class Marshals

Last semester, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University selected Ruth Bang and Scott Mueller as the 2021 Whitman Class Marshals to represent the senior class throughout the academic year.  As marshals, Bang and Mueller serve as…

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Riley 3+2 Dual Degree Program Helps Student Land Job That Combines Interests in Business and Engineering

Patrick Riolo ’20 (ECS), ’21 MBA, had always had an interest in healthcare, as well as a desire to create things that “would give value to people.” This led him to pursue a degree in bioengineering at Syracuse University’s College of…

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Entrepreneurial Professor’s New Book Uses Whitman Research and His Own ADHD Diagnosis to Help Entrepreneurs Harness Their Super Powers

Most people think of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a negative, but Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice John M. Torrens G’93 (A&S), Ph.D. has a different take, showing that many aspects of the disorder can be turned into a positive.…

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Assistant Professor of Marketing Shares Her Fascination With Data-Driven Marketing

Number-driven data has always been fascinating to Hyoryung Nam, Ph.D., who joined the faculty at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as an assistant professor of marketing in August 2020.  “Data matters. Data is the basic building block…

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Assistant Professor Drawn to Whitman’s Niche Appreciation of Quantitative Marketing, Cross Section of University Researchers

Assistant Professor of Marketing Meheli Basu, Ph.D., was drawn to Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management because she knew that many of her peers were involved in exactly the type of work she, too, was interested in. “Quantitative…

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Professor Fatma Sonmez-Leopold Named to Poets and Quants Top 50 List

Fatma Sonmez-Leopold, Ph.D., assistant teaching professor of finance at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management was honored as one of the 2020 Top 50 undergraduate business professors in the world by Poets and Quants for Undergrads, a higher…

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#WhitmanWatch: Ze Zeng ’23

Ze Zeng ’23 has a passion for people and a desire to change the world similarly to his role model, Elon Musk. Although Zeng admires many people, he explains, “I think that the ideas that Musk has are for the greater good. Tesla and SpaceX are a couple of the companies that he runs. They are for humanity’s future. He wants to do things for the greater good, the entire population. I may not achieve something like that, but if I have a chance, I hope to be a person like him.”

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Post-Doc’s Appreciation for Veterans, Entrepreneurship Shapes Career Path

Mirza Tihic’s ’03 (A&S), ’04 (ECS), ’06 MBA, G’19 (SoE) interest in helping military veterans and their families stems from the peace the U.S. military helped to bring to his native Bosnia in the mid-1990s. His love of entrepreneurship came…

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Whitman Supply Chain Professor Elected VP of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society

Burak Kazaz, Ph.D., was elected vice president of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Society, one of the largest societies within the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). The position not only recognizes Kazaz’s contributions but also…

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$42,000 Awarded in Annual Orange Tank Business Pitch Competition

On Oct. 22, 2020, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted the sixth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition virtually. Student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their ventures to a panel of accomplished judges in hopes of receiving valuable feedback…

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Whitman School Makes Firm Commitment to Lead Business Schools in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

Whitman School Makes Firm Commitment to Lead Business Schools in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts 2020 is certain to stand out as a year when issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion consumed the country – and the Syracuse University Campus…

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Internship Experience: Ishan Gajra, Summer Intern at Acropolis Realty Group

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Ishan GajraGraduation Year: 2021Majors: Finance / Management…

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Internship Experience: Joshua Cohen, Events Intern at The Brand Guild

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Joshua CohenGraduation Year: 2021Majors: Marketing / ManagementHometown:…

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Office Coordinator Looks Back on Why She Stayed at Whitman for 33 Years

Following her graduation from Alfred University, Sue Dean ’01 MBA, (or Sue B., as she’s known by the Whitman community) recalls, “I came out of school and had no idea what I wanted to do.” She was a temporary worker at SUNY Upstate…

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Internship Experience: Alison Panacek, Enterprise Finance Intern at Wells Fargo

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Alison PanacekGraduation Year: 2021Major: Finance / MarketingHometown:…

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Internship Experience: Daniel Adediran, Financial Analytics and Sales Intern at Bloomberg

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Daniel AdediranGraduation Year: 2021Major: FinanceMinors: Economics /…

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#WhitmanWatch: Gizelle Jayne Ortiz Vidal ’22

Gizelle Jayne Ortiz Vidal ’22 (WHIT/iSchool) is an individual who works with a ‘pay it forward’ attitude, which they demonstrate in their involvement at Syracuse University and the greater Syracuse area. Vidal, from Yonkers, New York, is a dual major studying finance at the Martin J. Whitman…

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Internship Experience: Olivia Moeller, Sales and Trading Summer Analyst Intern at Citi

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Olivia MoellerGraduation Year: 2021Majors: Finance / AdvertisingHometown:…

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Internship Experience: Matthew Kikel, Technology Consulting Intern at EY

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Matthew KikelGraduation Year: 2021Majors: Finance / Information…

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Internship Experience: Kelly Davis, Social Media Manager at Thinc-Hub

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Kelly DavisGraduation Year: 2023Majors: Marketing / Entrepreneurship…

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Internship Experience: Jared Lynch, Operations Intern at Target

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Jared LynchGraduation Year: 2021Majors: Supply Chain Management…

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Internship Experience: Madeline Ferguson, Marketing and Sales Intern at GRS Recruiting

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Madeline FergusonGraduation Year: 2022Majors: Marketing Management /…

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Internship Experience: Ryan Klinger, Ratings and Research Support Intern at Moody’s

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Ryan KlingerGraduation Year: 2021Majors: Real Estate /…

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Internship Experience: Karen Henao, Merchant Analyst Intern at Kohl’s

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Karen HenaoGraduation Year: 2021Majors: Retail Management /…

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Study Abroad Hong Kong: Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Hong Kong, China isn’t the biggest study abroad program at Syracuse University, but for recent graduate Tyler Newman ’20, his semester living and working in Asia was unforgettable.  “No matter where you go, you’re going to learn something,” Newman shares.…

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Internship Experience: Patrick Penfield Jr., Wealth Management Intern at UBS

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Patrick Penfield Jr.Graduation Year: 2021Major: FinanceHometown: Baldwinsville,…

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Study Abroad Florence: Finding a Second Family with a Host Mother

From taking trips to places like northern Italy and seeing the Dolomites to decorating a Christmas tree with her host’s family, Brittney Loper ’21 had a study abroad experience that many students aspire to have.  Loper, a senior dual major in marketing…

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Internship Experience: Courtney Terr, NBC News Audience Development Intern at NBCUniversal

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Courtney TerrGraduation Year: 2021Majors: Marketing / AdvertisingHometown:…