According to the Metro Monitor Dashboard from the Brookings Institution, from 2010-2015, Syracuse ranked 100/100 in growth, 80/100 in prosperity, and 83/100 in inclusion. To see the data, click here.
Archive for the ‘Business’ Category
Actor Derek Luke visited Syracuse University recently for the Kappa Alpha Psi Executive Series and talked about capturing his voice (as a performer). He also discussed the clarity of choices actors, and even business people face with each pending project.
Luke will soon generate a story about Dr. Chris Emdin, aka The Science Genius. Below he talks about how actors, like entrepreneurs, do best when they think outside the box.
New York is slated for plenty of redevelopment, including airports, transportation hubs, tourism/welcome centers, as well as clean energy initiatives, in nearly every part of the state. All these projects are scheduled to be assessed for minority and women business (MWB) goal settings.
Zapata told a room full of either certified or aspiring minority and women business firms to pay attention to these types of projects because “these are where the opportunities are coming in the future.”
Educator Dr. Najah Salaam Jennings-Bey (above) gave a short keynote during a recent NAACP meeting. Her work encompasses educating children, engaging staff, and healing trauma for the Syracuse City School District.
To check out more of her research, click here.
Is 13 a lucky number?
It was announced that the fair will add another day this year. If we think outside the box, the fair could be our Sundance, Davos, Superbowl, Final Four, Mackinac Policy Conference, Cannes Festival or SXSW.