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New Service Engagement Initiatives Reach Out to Assist Syracuse City Communities

New Service Engagement Initiatives Reach Out to Assist Syracuse City Communities While Whitman School of Management students are required to complete 50 hours of community engagement to complete their degrees, they have many ways to do so. However, Diane Crawford,…
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Full-Time Graduate Student Spotlight: Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA

Full-Time Graduate Student Spotlight: Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA Hometown: Thane, India Degree: MBA Concentrations: Marketing and Supply Chain Management Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA came to the Whitman School after working in advertising in her home country of India for a…
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Sharing Her Expertise and Showing Her Generosity to Benefit the Whitman School 

Sharing Her Expertise and Showing Her Generosity to Benefit the Whitman School Deb Leone ’86, ’87 MBA didn’t think twice about attending Syracuse University. Following in her older sister’s footsteps, the Long Island native loved the school from the first…
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Whitman at Work: Dual Degree Program Helps Recent Grad Carve Out Career Opportunities Combining Business, Engineering

Whitman at Work: Dual Degree Program Helps Recent Grad Carve Out Career Opportunities Combining Business, Engineering Patrick Riolo ’20 (ECS), ’21 MBA always had an interest in health care, and a desire to create things that “would give value to people.”…
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Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Rehan “Reh” Balsara ’23

Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Rehan “Reh” Balsara ’23 Hometown: Mumbai, India Majors: Accounting, Business Analytics and Finance Minor: Psychology Rehan “Reh” Balsara ’23 was initially drawn to the Whitman School’s finance program and its emphasis on experiential learning. He says, “During…
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Engaged Syracuse: Whitman Interdisciplinary Programs Offer Students the Opportunity to Combine Business with Medicine or Law Degrees and Much More!

Engaged Syracuse: Whitman Interdisciplinary Programs Offer Students the Opportunity to Combine Business with Medicine or Law Degrees and Much More! One of the goals of the Whitman School is to continue to be a leader in providing undergraduate and graduate…
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Orange Tank 2021 Awards $41,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs

Orange Tank 2021 Awards $41,000 to Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs A true entrepreneurial spirit was in the air as the Whitman School held its seventh annual Orange Tank business pitch competition on Nov. 4, 2021. The event brought Whitman students and alumni entrepreneurs together…
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In the News and Trending: The Shopping Mall Crisis: What Will It Take for Them to Recover? Is There any Hope?

In the News and Trending: The Shopping Mall Crisis: What Will It Take for Them to Recover? Is There any Hope? Ray Wimer is a professor of retail practice leading courses on retail, buying and planning, marketing, sales and business foundations.…
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Whitman Professor Firmly Grounded in Syracuse University and the Community

Whitman Professor Firmly Grounded in Syracuse University and the Community John Petosa L’95 jokes that he is “a kind of Swiss army knife” of teaching at the Whitman School. Indeed, since 2003 the professor of practice has led classes in…
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The Case of Havana’s Paladares, Creating Legitimacy in the Eyes of Stakeholders

The Case of Havana’s Paladares, Creating Legitimacy in the Eyes of Stakeholders What if you start a business under one set of rules, and then the rules keep changing—sometimes drastically. This is the regulatory environment in which owners of paladares,…
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Evaluating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Holistically: How Businesses Grow, Develop, Exit or Survive

Evaluating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Holistically: How Businesses Grow, Develop, Exit or Survive How does a diverse set of actors—such as investors, business incubators, governments and universities—interact to boost entrepreneurial activity and help new companies thrive? This entrepreneurial ecosystem (EE) perspective,…