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Whitman Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021

Whitman Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021 In honor of Women’s History Month 2021, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University celebrates women at Whitman. Highlighted are Whitman community members celebrated for their contributions to history, culture and society. Students Whitman NYC…

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Assistant Teaching Professor Elizabeth Wimer Draws Out the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Her Students

Adrianna Kocak ’19 was, by her own admission, the “smart kid” at her Syracuse high school, and she thrived on that. But, when she chose to attend Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, she quickly realized that there…

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Assistant Professor of Marketing Shares Her Fascination With Data-Driven Marketing

Number-driven data has always been fascinating to Hyoryung Nam, Ph.D., who joined the faculty at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as an assistant professor of marketing in August 2020.  “Data matters. Data is the basic building block…

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Assistant Professor Drawn to Whitman’s Niche Appreciation of Quantitative Marketing, Cross Section of University Researchers

Assistant Professor of Marketing Meheli Basu, Ph.D., was drawn to Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management because she knew that many of her peers were involved in exactly the type of work she, too, was interested in. “Quantitative…

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Professor Fatma Sonmez-Leopold Named to Poets and Quants Top 50 List

Fatma Sonmez-Leopold, Ph.D., assistant teaching professor of finance at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management was honored as one of the 2020 Top 50 undergraduate business professors in the world by Poets and Quants for Undergrads, a higher…

Kimberly Boynton

Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA: Hospital CEO Never Imagined Leading Through a Pandemic

Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA: Hospital CEO Never Imagined Leading Through a Pandemic When Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA was studying at the Whitman School, she never imagined that a few years later she would be using some of the skills she…

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Dominique Visser ’20 MBA: Online MBA Program Was “Business as Usual” During Belgian Lockdown

Dominique Visser ’20 MBA: Online MBA Program Was “Business as Usual” During Belgian Lockdown Completing the online MBA program in Belgium while COVID-19 had the country locked down was “business as usual for me,” says Dominique Visser ’20 MBA. “I…

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Student Profile: Marie-Jose Michel Sanchez ’21

Student Spotlight: Marie-Jose Michel Sanchez ’21 Hometown: Miami, Flordia Degree: Online M.S. in Professional Accounting Marie-Jose Michel Sanchez ’21 M.S. is an individual who exemplifies the term “life-long learner.” Earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1993 from the University…

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Office Coordinator Looks Back on Why She Stayed at Whitman for 33 Years

Following her graduation from Alfred University, Sue Dean ’01 MBA, (or Sue B., as she’s known by the Whitman community) recalls, “I came out of school and had no idea what I wanted to do.” She was a temporary worker at SUNY Upstate…

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#WhitmanWatch: Gizelle Jayne Ortiz Vidal ’22

Gizelle Jayne Ortiz Vidal ’22 (WHIT/iSchool) is an individual who works with a ‘pay it forward’ attitude, which they demonstrate in their involvement at Syracuse University and the greater Syracuse area. Vidal, from Yonkers, New York, is a dual major studying finance at the Martin J. Whitman…

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Alumna Leverages Opportunities to Expand Business, Gain Knowledge in Graduate EEE Program

As a young alumna, Kelsey Davis ’19 (NEW), ’20 M.S. is taking on Los Angeles with her startup and 10 team members. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Davis saw an opportunity at Syracuse University to explore her creativity and found the…

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Study Abroad Florence: Finding a Second Family with a Host Mother

From taking trips to places like northern Italy and seeing the Dolomites to decorating a Christmas tree with her host’s family, Brittney Loper ’21 had a study abroad experience that many students aspire to have.  Loper, a senior dual major in marketing…

Julie Niederhoff

Supply Chain Professor Uses Innovative Spirit to Help Community

Supply Chain Professor Uses Innovative Spirit to Help Community Over the past several months, Julie Niederhoff, associate professor of supply chain management, spoke to multiple major media outlets, including CNN, NBC Nightly News and The New York Times about supply…

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From Intern to Manager, Alumna Builds Career at Unilever

Emily Fishman ’12 from Langhorne, Pennsylvania had her life changed by Syracuse University’s  Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Not only did she gain skills she needed to be successful working for Unilever, but she also made lifelong memories, close friends and…

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Kari Morrow: It’s Not All Business at Whitman

Most students at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recognize Kari Morrow as the program manager of the Goodman IMPRESS Program. Since August of 2017, she has helped to facilitate hands-on learning opportunities to prepare business students for the workforce. Morrow finds it very…

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From Reader to Writer, Alumna Finds Her Passion Through Books

Reading is Deedi Brown’s ’16 MBA superpower. Last year, she read 120 books — dystopian fiction, memoirs, Malcolm Gladwell-type nonfiction and everything in between. She organized international book giveaways and met authors at local bookstores. She also documented all her…