Legendary retailer Sy Syms built his business on the idea of educating consumers. His eponymous foundation is helping to educate the next generation of business leaders.
Mr. Syms, who died in 2009, was the name and face to the Syms chain of discount-clothing stores. When Syms Corp. went public in 1983, Mr. Syms set aside $5 million to launch a business school at New York’s Yeshiva University. It was his first major philanthropic gift….