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10 Years of IDS Podcast, Ep.2: Gilded Social and Scott Friedberg ’14

Editor’s Note: In honor of 10 years of the IDS program at the iSchool, Alexandra Archambault will be leading you through a 10-episode podcast series. Each episode highlights a different successful startup company from the program.  Alexandra: This week I traveled to a quaint office in Downtown Syracuse to talk to Scott Friedberg to learn about all his… Read the full article…


10 Years of IDS Podcast, Ep.1: BrandYourself and Patrick Ambron ’09

Editor’s Note: In honor of 10 years of the IDS program at the iSchool, Alexandra Archambault will be leading you through a 10-episode podcast series. Each episode highlights a different successful startup company from the program.  Alexandra: Today we’re featuring Patrick Ambron of BrandYourself. BrandYourself was founded in 2009 in the Syracuse Student Sandbox. Today, the company… Read the full article…




Steering the Boat for the First Time

Editor’s note: in this piece, Alex reflects on his 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! Before getting started about the highlight of my Peak to Peak (P2P) experience, let me tell you about my… Read the full article…



BLISTS Annual STEM Networking Event

Recently, I met with Melanie Moreaux, a senior in the iSchool majoring in Information Management and Technology, with a minor in retail management. She also recently accepted a job after graduation at EY. Melanie is the President of BLISTS and I interviewed her about the 2nd Annual Networking event for diversity in the workplace. BLISTS is… Read the full article…