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Mother consoles daughter after rocket attack November 15, 2015
Don’t Pray for France, Pray for the World

Yesterday evening, the news started to break about the terrorist attacks in Paris. Since Shabbat had already started, I didn’t get any opportunity to personally review the details of what was unfolding. Earlier this evening, I did my best to catch up. What I saw on social media was a large-scale show of support for […]

David Gordon August 20, 2014
There Are Real People Behind The Headlines

Social media hasĀ come to redefine our interpersonal relationships today. Never has this been more apparent than what I’ve seen yesterday. Due to my own life struggles, I am notorious for not keeping in contact with people. I think of them often, but I can’t bring myself to actually call, write, and most certainly not visit. […]

January 8, 2013
Why I’m Not Adding The Initials ‘MBA’ After My Name

On December 16, 2012, I woke up as a newly minted MBA. Everyone kept asking me if I was excited. Excited? No not really. More like relieved. Relieved at the removal of the insecurity of whether or not I could actually finish or not. Relieved at not having to scramble to buy books, software, or […]

October 22, 2012
Suggested Marketing Improvements For Online Degree Programs

I realize that colleges have it made it regards to the basic supply and demand theory of economics. College enrollment is on the rise, and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. Online degree programs are an excellent way for institutions to keep up with demand. Plus the anomaly of higher education is […]

facebook or twitter December 13, 2011
Social Media Monitoring 1: Reppler and Friend or Follow

Way too often, people just stumble into social media…without understanding it, their ultimate goal, or its long-range impact. My BF is sort of a microcosm of this (to me anyway). When we first met, his interest was a little piqued by my ongoing updates and fiddling with Twitter and Google + (he already had a […]