Stop Complaining About Group Work; or Collaboration After College

“As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people’s ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” (BrainyQuote 2015) ~Amy Poehler~ Group work is […]

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Social Media: The bigger picture

The PC has improved the world in just about every area you can think of. Amazing developments in communications, collaboration and efficiencies. New kinds of entertainment and social media. Access to information and the ability to give a voice people who would never have been heard. (BrainyQuote, 2015) Bill Gates Social media is a massive part […]

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ArtPrize, Technology, and THE FUTURE

ArtPrize and tech have been in a loving relationship since Artprize first began. This year, the relationship seems to have flourished to its best ever. We’ve talked about how the ArtPrize App works, its benefits, and integrations into the festival, but what does the future look like? Tailor-made apps are becoming more and more prevalent, […]

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ArtPrize Seven, Technology and YOU

With ArtPrize in full swing, Downtown Grand Rapids is full of artists, tourists, buskers, shoppers, and vendors. This was my first trip to Grand Rapids for Artprize, and it was everything I expected and more. One of the first things my roommate and I noticed as we wandered to Rosa Parks Circle (RPC) to start our Artprize walk […]

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Ten Possible Careers In Technology in the West Michigan area

 1. Director Of Social Strategy Meijer Inc. 10+ years of online marketing and creative experience Bachelor’s degree in marketing or advertising Ability to negotiate contracts & create SOWs. I need to complete my Advertising/PR program at GVSU. I will also need to spend at least 10 years working in social media marketing before I will be considered […]

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