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Elisabeth Fontenelli Appointed Chair of the Whitman Advisory Council

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management announced that Elisabeth “Lisa” Fontenelli ’86 has been appointed chair of the Whitman Advisory Council. Fontenelli recently retired as managing director at Goldman Sachs in April 2017 after 25 years at the…

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Christopher Crooker Appointed Assistant Dean for Advancement

Christopher Crooker has been appointed assistant dean for advancement at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. With more than 21 years of experience in alumni affairs and development, Crooker has a track record of engagement and advancement success.…

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Dave Knox Predicts the Turn Sept. 18 at Bird Library

Dave Knox, Grand Prix winner of the WPP Atticus Award for his book “Predicting the Turn: The High Stakes Game of Business Between Startups and Blue Chips” (Paramount Marketing Publishing, 2017), will visit Syracuse University to share his insights at a book…

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Syracuse University Startup Powerspike Raises $500,000 and Joins Techstars Atlanta to Build Live Streaming Influencer Marketing Tools

PowerSpike, the leading influencer marketing and analytics platform for live streaming, announced this week a combined investment of $500,000 by The Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball, Techstars Atlanta – in partnership with Cox Enterprises, Dorm Room Fund, and other…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management’s WISE Women’s Business Center Relocates, Gaining Space for Growth

The WISE Women’s Business Center, a program of the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, housed in Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, recently relocated, offering more space for the entrepreneurship resource program. WISE, which stands for Women Igniting the…

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Syracuse University Introduces Handshake Software

Syracuse University recently transitioned to Handshake, a platform that easily enables employers to search for and manage relationships with top student talent and more. “Handshake is a one-stop site that allows employers to register for events and post opportunities at multiple schools…

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Potential Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Sales Poses Opportunity in NY

By Syracuse Staff When investors begin testing the waters in the budding and potentially lucrative marijuana market, the dollars flow somewhat tentatively. Marijuana is still illegal at the federal level, and despite the eight states that have legalized it for…

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A United Nations Project Marks a Decade of Global Sustainability Research and Practice at Whitman

For 10 years, Syracuse University’s Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP), a collaboration between the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, College of Engineering and Computer Science, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and the Syracuse Center of Excellence (CoE), has been committed to training students and facilitating leading research…

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First-of-Its-Kind Report Estimates En Primeur Wine Prices Using Weather and Market Data

A report by Burak Kazaz, Steven R. Becker Professor of Supply Chain Management at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, along with M. Hakan Hekimoğlu Ph.D. ’16, assistant professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lally School of Management, released…

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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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#WhitmanWatch: Kruti Valia 

Graduation: May 2019 Hometown: Mumbai, India Majors: MBA Marketing LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/krutivalia Kruti Valia ’18 sought out Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management to get more out of the professional world with a world-class MBA. With an undergraduate degree in statistics, Kruti believes…

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Whitman School’s Online MBA Program Named #11 Globally by Financial Times

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s online MBA program has been ranked #11 in the Financial Times’ 2018 ranking of all online MBA programs worldwide, #7 in the nation. The full rankings, released this week, are…

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Perspectives From a Ph.D. Alumni : Maria Goranova ’07

Name: Maria Goranova Graduation Year: 2007 Major: Management Maria Goranova Ph.D. ’07, associate professor of management at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, still fondly looks back on her life as a Ph.D. in management student at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse…

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Syracuse University’s MBA@Syracuse Named to Princeton Review’s 2018 List, “Top 25 Online MBA Programs”

Syracuse University’s MBA@Syracuse has earned a #23 ranking on The Princeton Review’s list naming the top 25 online MBA programs for 2018, accessible at www.princetonreview.com/best-business-schools. The online MBA program, delivered in partnership with 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), includes live weekly classes…

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Syracuse University’s MBA a Top 25 Most Desired Program, According to Recent Study

According to Ready4, a Boston-based company that creates test prep apps, Syracuse University’s full-time MBA is the #25 most desired program. The study, now in its third year, uses survey data that obtained the preferences of more than 200,000 current…

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Whitman School Hosts 68th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program on Oct. 19. Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event is a central component of Whitman’s Franklin Center, which is consistently recognized…

#WhitmanWatch: Caitlin O’Hara

Name: Caitlin O’Hara Graduation Year: May 2018 Major(s)/Minor(s): Finance/Accounting Hometown: Merrick, New York According to Caitlin O’Hara, a finance and accounting double major at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman of Management, leadership has always come naturally to her. Growing up as a triplet, she…

Syracuse Life Trustee Launches University’s First Giving Day With $500,000 Gift Challenge

The generosity of Daniel A. D’Aniello ’68, a University Life Trustee, and his wife, Gayle, is the catalyst behind the launch of Boost the Cuse, Syracuse University’s first ever Giving Day on Oct. 17. The D’Aniello family has pledged $500,000…

The WISE Women’s Business Center Marks a Decade of Helping Women Bring Business Ideas to Reality

Berenice Bonilla had long pondered entrepreneurship. When she moved back to her native Syracuse in 2015, she turned to the WISE Women’s Business Center for help. Utilizing the center’s resources, she soon founded The Bérica Agency for Purposeful Branding, a…

Longtime Professional Student Organization Expands Reach

Whitman School accounting students have myriad opportunities to engage in experiential learning and mentoring outside the classroom through internships and well-established participation in professional organizations. One of those is the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), founded in 1969 as…

Latina Women Build Entrepreneurial Dreams and Pitch Business Ideas at the WISE Women’s Business Center with support from Onondaga County Office of Economic Development

Through a grant from the Onondaga County Office of Economic Development, the WISE Women’s Business Center, a program of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, will host a graduation and pitch competition for the women in…

#WhitmanWatch: Chong Kyoon “C.K.” Lee

Name: Chong Kyoon Lee Graduation Year: 2017 Major(s)/ Minor: Entrepreneurship Hometown: Daegu, South Korea LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/c-k-lee-550b9612 Having been to more than 30 countries, C.K. Lee ’17 is no stranger to new experiences. He has traveled all over the globe for schooling…

Whitman Ranked #23 by Bloomberg Businessweek

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management is among the top undergraduate business schools in the country, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of the Best Undergrad Business Schools, 2016. Whitman is #23 on the list, which focused on four main metrics, including an…