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Student Finds Her Path Through Internship Experience

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 reflect on their internship experience over the last year. Name: Juliana CirilloGraduation Year: 2022Majors: Finance /…
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Black Friday 2021: Supply Chain Issues Affecting Consumers Holiday Shopping Experience

As consumers are gearing up for the holiday season, retailers are experiencing unprecedented supply chain issues. Congested ports, lack of truck drivers, long lead times and increased consumer demand are causing many of these supply chain setbacks. In addition to…
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Student Finds Passion for Entrepreneurship, Education in Cryptocurrency

Sophie Waldman ’22 starts every day by reading the news and checking the markets. As a finance and entrepreneurship & emerging enterprises (EEE) double major, staying on top of current events is a must, but this isn’t the only reason…
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Internship Experience Expands Career Possibility for Student

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 reflect on their internship experience over the last year. Name: Jenna Fusco Graduation Year: 2022Majors: Supply Chain…
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Jamie Lyn Perry: New Management Professor Explores How Diverse Teams Can Create Better Organizational Outcomes

From her days of participating in team sports to her new position as an assistant professor of management at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, Jamie Lyn Perry has always been interested in how people work together in teams. Her research focuses…
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Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. Returns to Share Her Professional Experiences with Current Whitman Students

Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. made a positive impression on the faculty of Syracuse University’s Whitman School while working on her master’s degree in finance. Almost a decade later, that reputation stuck with her as she was hired this fall as…
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Rachael Goodwin: Management Professor Focuses on Obstacles Facing Women on the Path to Leadership

While working in New York City 15 years ago, Rachael Goodwin fell in love with Central New York while on a weekend trip. When she heard about an opening at the Whitman School for an assistant professor of management earlier…
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Student Credits Whitman, Prepared for Retail Career

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 reflect on their internship experience over the last year. Name: Feeras HabbabGraduation Year: 2022Majors: Retail Management…
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Graduate Student Gains Experience with Startup

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 reflect on their internship experience over the last year. Name: Yu Bao Graduation Year: 2022Majors: M.S. in…
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Student Finds Passion for FinTech Through Internship

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 reflect on their internship experience over the last year. Name: Lena Karakash Graduation Year: 2022Majors: Finance (WHIT)…
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Accounting Student Finishes Her Master’s Degree While Preparing to “Break into the Stratosphere”

When Emily Woodilla ’20, ’21 M.S. was a little girl, her mother bought her a calculator because she just wanted to push the buttons. Since then, Woodilla pushed all the right buttons, it seems, as she works towards a master’s…
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First in his Family to Graduate, Whitman Accounting Major is on the Fast Track to Success

As Joseph Colon graduated with the Syracuse University Class of 2021, he not only celebrated earning two bachelor’s degrees and landing a great job at a New York City accounting firm, but he had the honor of being the first…
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Lihong Liang: Study on FASB Reporting Suggests Investors Have Different Perspective Than Standard-Setters

The United States differ significantly from the rest of the world in how investment properties are valued in financial statements. Investors, however, appear to favor the international standards, according to “Market Perceptions of Fair Value Reporting for Tangible Assets” by…
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Accounting Stars Program Introduces Students to the “Language of Business”

Accounting Stars Program Introduces Students to the “Language of Business” When Professor of Accounting Practice MaryAnn Monforte ’95 MBA, asks students in her Introduction to Financial Accounting class what majors they are considering, too few answered “accounting.” She set out…
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Arielle Newman: New Addition to EEE Faculty Focuses Research on Entrepreneurs Outside the Mainstream

Arielle Newman: New Addition to EEE Faculty Focuses Research on Entrepreneurs Outside the Mainstream Most entrepreneurs worldwide are far from the image of the prosperous young White male many Americans may have when they think of entrepreneurship. In fact, approximately…
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Student Gains Hands-On Data Analytics Experience

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 reflect on their internship experience over the last year. Name: Christopher Lorenz Graduation Year: 2022Majors: Supply Chain…
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Student Helps Amazon Studios Market New Movies

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 reflect on their internship experience over the last year. Name: Katie HagemanGraduation Year: 2022Majors: Marketing Management…
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Gaining Knowledge and Perspective: Student Pursues Graduate Degrees in Supply Chain Management, Finance

Xinyu Wang ’20 M.S. had two main reasons for coming to Syracuse University for graduate school. First, the view. “To be honest, at first I was attracted by the fabulous view of campus,” she admits. However, her plans were solidified…
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Student Brings Business to Technology with M.S. in Marketing

Julia Nowicki ’20 (iSchool) ’21 M.S. spent her time as an undergraduate majoring in information management and technology at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies, and enjoyed learning about digital analytics and consumer insights. When it came to graduate school…
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MBA Helps Student Get Closer to Dream of Sustainable and Inclusive Business

Nneka Akukwe ’20 (MAX) ’22 MBA didn’t know that she would be attending graduate school so soon, but when COVID-19 descended on the country in the midst of her last semester of college, her plans changed.  “Universities were asking students…
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Graduate Student Applies Business Analytics to Real-World Business

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 reflect on their internship experience over the last year. Name: Kerri KunkelGraduation Year: 2021Major: M.S. in…
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M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Allows Student to Pivot

Christopher Zdenek ’20 (NEW), ’21 M.S. didn’t plan on attending graduate school. His plans included relocating to Los Angeles after graduating from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and beginning a career in the entertainment industry. However, once COVID-19…
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Student Combines Business, Communications in Olympics Internship

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 reflect on their internship experience over the last year. Name: Ryan BakerGraduation Year: 2022Majors: Marketing Management…
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M.S. in Business Analytics Allows International Professional to Dive Deeper

After graduating from PES University in 2017 with a degree in electronics engineering, Prathik Reddy ’21 M.S. entered the workforce. He stayed in Bangalore, India, which is where he grew up and went to college. After two years of working…
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Student Continues Education at Whitman with M.S. in Professional Accounting

When Emma Tangel ’20 G’21 graduated from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management in spring 2020, she decided that couldn’t be the end of her time in Syracuse. “After completing my undergraduate education at Whitman, I knew returning would…
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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…
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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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Whitman Announces Winners of 2021 Annual Panasci Business Competition

Whitman Announces Winners of 2021 Annual Panasci Business Competition An innovative and an entrepreneurial spirit abounded during the Panasci Business Plan Competition, a campus-wide student business plan competition hosted by the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) at Syracuse…
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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…