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WhitmanWatch: LaVerne Sessler ’16, G’17, Civil Engineering & Business

Editor’s note: The following article first appeared on the College of Engineering & Computer Science’s website. It was written by Matt Wheeler. It isn’t hard to see how LaVerne Sessler ’16, G’17 ended up enrolled in Syracuse University’s H. John Riley 3+2 Engineering…

Student Start-Up Encourages Students to Engage with the Local Community

Richard Lewis launched his company, StudentTicket, during his first year at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, where he is currently double majoring in entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises and finance. “Almost every member of my extended family has…

SU Enactus to Compete in the 2016 Enactus National Exposition

In less than two weeks, a handful of Syracuse University Enactus students will be competing in the 2016 Enactus National Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri. Every year, SU Enactus, a social entrepreneurship organization housed within Whitman, competes in a presentation competition. This…

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Syracuse University selects its ACC InVenture Prize Competition Team

PowerSpike will represent Syracuse University at the inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition Apr. 5 – 6 at Georgia Institute of Technology. A “Shark Tank” style pitch competition where a team of undergraduates representing each ACC university pitches…

#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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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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Editor’s Note: The following piece was originally published in the Spring 2015 edition of Whitman Magazine. The WhitmanNYC Alumni Club recently launched the real estate breakfast speaker series. The goal of the program is to connect alumni in the real…

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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…