Melanie Witkower ’14 was interning at a television production company last spring when she noticed a better way to connect a show’s production with fans online. Witkower now has a company that links the small screen with its life in social media and the fans that make it a hit.
“Tina’s” office is a riot of orange. Next door, “Dave” has just a few photos of himself, his wife and their dogs.Their offices may look very different, but they are both demonstrating what Associate Professor of Management Kris Byron contends—the widespread tendency to personalize one’s workspace is highly meaningful.
Jackie Barr ’15 was glued to the coverage of the Sochi Olympics. As one of 33 students interning with NBC Sports, Barr worked as a shot selector to pull the best of the coverage for online viewing. The interns played a part in helping bring the games to the world.
Can social media and social entrepreneurship help leverage small change to make a big difference? Centscere, an SU student start-up, is putting this theory into action.
The Department of Child and Family Studies in Falk College will host, “A Community in Trauma: The Impact on Children and Families.”