| April 15, 2016

Hacking, Defending, and a Gala: 3 Days at NECCDC 2016

The Syracuse University iSchool's 2016 NECCDC Team

After months of practice in preparation for the big competition, the Syracuse University National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Team, as a subset of the Information Security Club, was finally ready for the Northeast CCDC (NECCDC). Consisting of students from the School of Information Studies and the School of Engineering & Computer Science, the team members → Read More

| April 13, 2016

A Vision for Cross-Campus Collaboration at Syracuse University

Vision students at their Pop Up event.

So this is my second post for InfoSpace, and it is awesome to be asked to write for a second time. Today, I get to talk about a concept that will help to shape a stronger Syracuse University, and where ideas are turned into reality: cross-campus collaboration. Why Cross-Campus Collaboration? In the real world, individuals with same skill sets → Read More

| April 8, 2016

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Dr. Ruth Small

7 Questions with iSchool Professor Ruth V. Small

(Editor’s Note: This is the seventh in a series of posts  profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty. Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Jian Qin, Marilyn Arnone, and Barbara Stripling) _____________________________________________________ Besides the School Media students, most iSchool students (not just LIS students!) encounter Dr. Ruth Small → Read More

| April 6, 2016

From Kitchen to 6K Instagram Followers: How the iSchool Helped Build My Passion Into a Career


When I first walked into the iSchool almost 3 years ago, little did I know just how much my life would change. Finding a community of diverse and motivated individuals from around the world gave me a new perspective on the possibilities and opportunities that the information technology world presents … some a little more → Read More

| April 4, 2016

IST 195 Provides a Technology Base for iSchool Students

IST 195

Thinking about the iSchool, one of the first things that comes to mind is the course IST 195 – (Introduction to Information Technologies). First year students in the iSchool’s Information Management & Technology undergraduate program have weekly small group advising sessions with faculty and peer advisors and large groups sessions with staff, but they get another opportunity → Read More

| March 31, 2016

Finding Career Clarity on the Buffalo Sports Road Trip

The iSchoolers on the Buffalo Sports Road Trip in early 2016.

Road Trips are one of the most special things the iSchool does here at Syracuse. While we do have classes in Database Management Systems and Organizational Systems (two courses that apply directly to the financial and consulting world), it wasn’t until I visited companies on a road trip that I could fully comprehend and see → Read More

| March 30, 2016

Coworking, Challenges, and Competitions: 3 CNY Opportunities for Student Entrepreneurs

CompeteCNY Feature Image

If you take a second to look around Syracuse University and the City of Syracuse, you’ll notice things are changing. Not only is the weather getting warmer (or supposed to be getting warmer) day by day, but entrepreneurs are budding and ideas are blossoming. The life of an entrepreneur is far from ordinary, and no → Read More

| March 24, 2016

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Barbara Stripling

7 Questions with Barb Stripling

(Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty. Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Jian Qin, and Marilyn Arnone) Barbara Stripling, or Barb, emanates both kindness and innate leadership. Her care for each student is reflected in her → Read More

| March 21, 2016

5 Reasons to Have Your Resume Checked in Career Services


1. Resumes are important Many students don’t even know where to begin when creating a resume, or realize how important a resume really is. It can be very difficult to look at a blank computer screen and literally have no idea how to make your resume come together. The iSchool’s Career Services office will help → Read More

| March 17, 2016

Learning to build Legos — My  First Day on SBinSV


I woke up to the sounds of the city and my blaring alarm clock at 7 AM. I was all pumped up for the first day of the iSchool’s Spring Break in Silicon Valley (SBinSV) and excited to visit the companies lined up for the day. So what did we actually do ? Well, I spent → Read More