BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A team of four MBA students in the University
at Buffalo School of Management captured second place and $1,250 in
the annual Whitman Case Competition at Syracuse University's
Whitman School of Management.
Todd Carter, MBA '13, of Troy, Ohio, Anthony Larosa, MBA '12, of
Rochester, Christopher Maugans, JD/MBA '13, of Tonawanda, and Nick
Notarius, MBA '13, of Clarence, were the members of the team.
Twenty-one teams from MBA programs across New York State,
including Cornell University, Syracuse University and the
University of Rochester, entered the competition, sponsored by the
Whitman Graduate Student Organization.
The UB School of Management team was selected as one of eight
finalists to present their analysis and recommendations on March 23
Competitors analyzed a business case about Pendleton Woolen
Mills, a wool apparel company that faced strategic decisions on
repositioning its brand to younger consumers and what distribution
channels to focus on in the future.
The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on
real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global
perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school has
been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times, Forbes,
U.S. News & World Report and The Wall Street Journal for the
quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides
its graduates. For more information about the UB School of
Management, visit http://mgt.buffalo.edu.
The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public
university, a flagship institution in the State University of New
York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB's
more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through
more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree
programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of
the Association of American Universities.