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Challenging Assumptions About Entrepreneurship

Challenging Assumptions About Entrepreneurship The undergraduate and master’s level elective course, Minority and Woman’s Entrepreneurship: Race, Gender and Entrepreneurial Opportunity, is a hidden gem that presents perspectives on entrepreneurship not often studied. “Readings, assignments and guest speakers cover practical and…

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Recent Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts Reflect School’s Commitment

Recent Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts Reflect School’s Commitment Throughout the summer and fall semester, the Martin J. Whitman School School of Management has not only continued to prioritize its commitment to critical issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion…

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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…

Jim Keene

California Alumnus Aims to Connect Whitman Entrepreneurs to West Coast Resources

California Alumnus Aims to Connect Whitman Entrepreneurs to West Coast Resources Jim Keene ’79 was born in Connecticut and spent his college years in Upstate New York, but he’s lived in California for the last 39 years. Keene didn’t plan…

Lisa Fontenelli

Trustee Lisa Fontenelli Makes $1 Million Gift Focused on Experiential Learning Opportunities in NYC

Trustee Lisa Fontenelli Makes $1 Million Gift Focused on Experiential Learning Opportunities in NYC Elisabeth “Lisa” Fontenelli ’86 well remembers a summer internship with a media company that introduced her to working daily in a high-energy, corporate environment in New…

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Funded Research on Diversity and Inclusion in Business and Management

Funded Research on Diversity and Inclusion in Business and Management Several research projects focused on diversity and inclusion in business and management are supported by an internal grant program sponsored by the Whitman School. As part of the school’s strategic…

John and Laura Lally

Former Football Player and Wife Give $1 Million to Establish Undergraduate Scholarship

Former Football Player and Wife Give $1 Million to Establish Undergraduate Scholarship A $1 million gift has established a four-year scholarship at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management for a promising student. The gift comes from John Lally ’82,…

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Junior Faculty Contribute Groundbreaking Ideas to Position Whitman For the Future

Junior Faculty Contribute Groundbreaking Ideas to Position Whitman For the Future As the Martin J. Whitman School of Management continues to celebrate its first 100 years, it is also positioning itself for the future. It’s nearly impossible to imagine what…

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New Strategic Relationship Management Solidifies Corporate Partnerships

New Strategic Relationship Management Solidifies Corporate Partnerships For decades, the Whitman School has worked with alumni and corporate recruiters to help students find meaningful internships and jobs. Those relationships have run the gamut from companies that simply hire students to…

Seth Weinger

Whitman at Work: Alumnus Gives the Green Light to Superheroes and Disney Princesses

Whitman at Work: Alumnus Gives the Green Light to Superheroes and Disney Princesses Seth Weinger ’97 has gone from the halls of the Whitman School to a magical place where princesses, superheroes and even an iconic mouse are occasionally spotted—Walt…

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Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Help to Ensure All Students Can Thrive

Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Help to Ensure All Students Can Thrive As the Whitman School continues to celebrate its new core values, students, faculty, staff and alumni continue to strive toward an all-inclusive community where those of diverse backgrounds and…

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Dear Whitman

Dear Whitman Deep runs the roots of the Whitman School’s core values, reaching back to the school’s founding 100 years ago. From Whitman’s earliest days, five principles have guided our community – integrity, inclusion, collaboration, innovation and excellence. The Whitman…

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MBA@Syracuse Residency Program Is Differentiator for Online Student Networking, World View

MBA@Syracuse Residency Program Is Differentiator for Online Student Networking, World View Students in the MBA@Syracuse program at the Whitman School are classmates, but they rarely, if ever, get to spend time together, as these working professionals pursue their degrees online…

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Whitman Program Has Been Training Military Comptrollers for More Than 65 Years

Whitman Program Has Been Training Military Comptrollers for More Than 65 Years Since 1952, Syracuse University has been training members of the military and civilian personnel for careers as comptrollers for the armed forces and the Department of Defense. The…

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Double Digits and Counting: How Four Sisters Started a Syracuse Alumni Tradition

Double Digits and Counting: How Four Sisters Started a Syracuse Alumni Tradition BLEEDING ORANGE SINCE 1997. That is my mantra. Syracuse lives within me and forever will. Those who know me are well aware that spirit and pride for ’Cuse is…

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Alumnus Pushes Boundaries, Broadens Student Experience through NYC Network

Alumnus Pushes Boundaries, Broadens Student Experience through NYC Network Jeff Lipkin, ’92, looks back on his education at Whitman — then known as the School of Management — and appreciates the solid foundation and opportunities he received as an undergraduate…

“Innovative” Professor David Wilemon Remembered

“Innovative” Professor David Wilemon Remembered Exceptional leader, teacher, mentor and scholar Professor Dave Wilemon died Aug. 18, 2019. A native of Texas, Wilemon served as the Earl and Josephine Snyder Professor of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at the time of…

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Long-time Faculty Member Recalls 35-Year Effort to Advance Globalization

Long-time Faculty Member Recalls 35-Year Effort to Advance Globalization In his more than 35 years at the Whitman School, Peter Koveos has witnessed how globalization and technology have changed teaching. In his first semester in 1982, Koveos — now professor…

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Whitman Hosts Event to Recognize Contributions of Alumni, Corporate Partners, Friends

Whitman Hosts Event to Recognize Contributions of Alumni, Corporate Partners, Friends In May, Whitman hosted an evening of appreciation and recognition for our most dedicated and engaged alumni, corporate partners and friends. These supporters play a vital role in our…

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A Chat with Diane Crawford: Newly Appointed Executive Director for Institutional Culture

A Chat with Diane Crawford: Newly Appointed Executive Director for Institutional Culture Diane Crawford was recently appointed to the new position of executive director for institutional culture at the Whitman School. Crawford came to Whitman after serving as president of…

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Student Spotlight: Almantas Palubinskas ’20

Student Spotlight: Almantas Palubinskas ’20 Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia Degree: Ph.D. in entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises As an undergraduate, Almantas Palubinskas already knew he wanted to pursue a doctorate However, it wasn’t until he had the opportunity to work closely with…

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The Fall 2015 Whitman alumni magazine featuring Consurtio is now available online. Look for your copy of the Spring 2016 issue in May. If you prefer to receive our biannual magazine via email rather than a printed copy, please complete the online preferences form. You…