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Internship Experience: Brianna Gorczynski, Advisory Risk Consultant Intern at KPMG

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: Brianna GorczynskiGraduation Year: May 2020Major(s)/Minor(s): Finance / Retail ManagementHometown: Branchburg,…

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Internship Experience: Becca Shepard, Retail Leadership Rookie Intern at Under Armour

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: Becca Shepard Graduation Year: May 2020 Major(s): Marketing /…

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First-of-Its-Kind Research Offers Guidelines on Virtual Fitting Room Effective Delivery

Virtual reality technology is revolutionizing the online shopping experience by allowing consumers to directly visualize themselves in merchandise through virtual fitting rooms (VFR). While some retailers are rejoicing at the new tech, others are concerned VFRs will decrease sales and…

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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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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.…

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…

#WhitmanWatch: Kara Sciscente

Class of 2016 Major: Retail Management Hometown: Congers, New York LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/karasciscente Kara Sciscente’s Syracuse University education has been jam-packed with internships that have provided her with valuable retail management experience. For her, the most beneficial aspect of her Whitman education…

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Nicole Walters Brings Her Passion For Retail And Developing Talent To Kate Spade

As a 20-something New Yorker steps into the Kate Spade store on 5th Avenue, Nicole Walters ’07 notices something immediately… a yoga mat tucked under the arm of the potential patron. Walters inquires about which yoga studio and type of…

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Amanda Nicholson Comments on Whole Foods’ Future Strategy on Knowledge@Wharton

On Oct. 2, Amanda Nicholson, Whitman School of Management’s associate dean and professor of retail practice, discussed Whole Foods and its future strategy with Knowledge@Wharton on SiriusXM radio. Here are some excerpts from that interview.

#WhitmanWatch: Catherine Cummings

Class of 2018 Majors: Retail Management and Broadcast & Digital Journalism Minor: Economics Hometown: Richboro, Pennsylvania LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/catherine-cummings/a5/712/942 Coming to Syracuse from a small town outside of Philadelphia, Catherine found difficulty choosing between the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and…

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Ray Wimer’s Passion for Teaching and Penchant for Retail Converge at Whitman

When Ray Wimer arrived at Syracuse University to pursue master’s degrees in history and education, there were no available teaching assistantships in either major, but there was one in retail management. He accepted and began work grading course material for an…

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#WhitmanWatch Jennifer Bennett

Name: Jennifer Bennett Hometown: Hershey, PA Grade: Sophomore Major/Minor: Double Major in Marketing and Retail Management GPA: 3.774 Clubs and Organizations: IMPRESS Peer Mentor, Delta Sigma Pi, Enactus, American Marketing Association LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/jennifer-bennett/94/377/174   Jennifer Bennett, rising sophomore in the Whitman…