photo of El-Java outside the Whitman School, posing with a suit and mask

The Teacher Becomes the Student: Adjunct, Entrepreneur Uses Skills to Pivot His Own Business

Over the past few months, individuals and businesses alike have had to adapt to the ever-changing conditions brought on by COVID-19. Though entrepreneurs and newer businesses might have been more immediately vulnerable to the economic uncertainty, established business have turned…

buildings in Clinton Square, downtown Syracuse, NY

Local Businesses Find Innovative Ways to Help the Community During Pandemic

While COVID-19 has hindered the normal operations of businesses and institutions across the country, many leaders have quickly shifted their attention from “How can we continue to operate?” to “What can we do to help?” With this perspective, several local…