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How to Swim with Sharks: An Interview on IT Leadership with Vickie McCray

The School of Information Studies recently hosted a special guest to teach students about Information Security, but also how to take on a leadership role in the Information Technology industry. Alumna Vickie McCray is President and CEO of The McCray Group, Inc., a consulting firm that focusing on leadership operations. She is also the author of the recently… Read the full article…


3 Data Visualization Tools for Students

Starting off my last semester of college I was ready for a low-stress class load full of Beer and Wine appreciation and Zumba Step. However, one of my friends shared how excited she was to be taking a Data Visualization class, so I decided to tag along. I registered for NEW300 as part of the Digital Media 3… Read the full article…




Twitter Trying New Reporting Tool to Reduce Online Harassment

If you’ve been on the Syracuse University campus anytime recently, you’ve see an outpouring of support for campaigns against sexual harassment and sexual assault. The Girl Code Movement was started by three SU students, and is a college-focused, anti-sexual assault organization. As well, “Yes Means Yes” is a campus-wide campaign advocating against sexual assault and providing helpful resources for those… Read the full article…


Facebook Rooms: A Revival of Chat Rooms?

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and remember AOL chat rooms. I was probably only in middle school when this anonymous form of communication was at it’s peak; but somehow I was still a part of this online social space. This prime example of Web 1.0 was used to connect people with similar interests, and overall… Read the full article…



Slack: A Collaboration Tool You Should Know About

Take a look at your email inbox. Does it make your head hurt? How would you feel if you could cut that clutter in half? Well, Stewart Butterfield definitely had a headache from his mail app, so he created Slack. (He also created photo-sharing social network Flickr many years back) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6zVzWU95Sw How It Works This collaboration tool is meant to… Read the full article…