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Four-Year Flash: Shanyah Saunders

Meet Shanyah Saunders ’19, a senior Information Management and Technology major with double minors in Global Enterprise Technology and Public Communications. She hails from New Jersey but was originally born and raised in Trinidad. Tell me about yourself. I have a big interest in technology, especially after attending the iSchool. It has become my passion… Read the full article…


Diversity Starts With Me

Editor’s note: in this piece, Anna reflects on her experience on Peak2Peak, one of the many Immersion Experiences the iSchool offers. Applications for the spring 2019 trips – EntreTech NYC, Spring Break in Silicon Valley, and TechTrek Chicago – are open now! “Diversity is like being asked to a party, but being inclusive is like… Read the full article…


Dear Future EntreTech Student …

Applications for EntreTech NYC will be opening Monday, October 1st on the EntreTech website! For questions contact Julie Walas, Director of Alumni & Student Engagement at jlwalas@syr.edu.    So you’re thinking about applying for EntreTech or another iSchool immersion program? Congrats! You have been introduced to an incredible opportunity very few will ever experience. Once you have… Read the full article…


Making Yourself Marketable: EntreTech NYC

First, imagine this: a group of 18 students travel to NYC to explore the tech startup ecosystem. The students show extensive knowledge of technical terminology.  They have engaging conversations with the heads of amazing companies and these terms are spewed in between, what seems like every other word. Now imagine this: a writing major who has… Read the full article…




Dos and Don’ts of EntreTech NYC

As I sit to write about my EntreTech experience, it is hard to choose where to focus and write about. The trip was packed full with workplace tours ranging from rented spaces in WeWorks to multiple floors of the Empire State Building. However, as I prepare to write, what I want to share are my… Read the full article…



Career Networking for Newbies

I was not always good at professional networking … and I’m still not that good, but when I came to college, I understood that networking is one of the most important skills to advance one’s career, land internships, jobs, and, in my opinion, make the most of the college experience. Through networking, I have met incredible… Read the full article…