Why Joining A Sorority Changed My Life
Apr07

Why Joining A Sorority Changed My Life

As a new transfer student to SUNY Cortland in the Fall of my sophomore year, I was filled with excitement but also fear-fearful that I wouldn’t find a group of friends because I came in a year late.  I had always considered joining a sorority, but when I realized a friend from home was in Alpha Phi at Cortland, rushing wasn’t even a question.  I immediately reached out to her and asked when the events for recruitment...

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6 Ways I Paid for My Dream College
Mar30

6 Ways I Paid for My Dream College

One of the biggest deterrents for people about going to college is the cost. At face value, $60,000 is a huge sum of money, and most high school students or recent grads barely make enough money to fill their gas tanks. So how are we expected to come up with all that money? Well, I know how I managed to afford tuition at Syracuse University for four years, but my path is certainly not the only one. Hopefully, after reading this,...

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Completing Your First Job Application
Mar29

Completing Your First Job Application

By Shannon Phillips, Employment and Training Specialist at Cortland Works Career Center For most job seekers, the job application is the first impression you make upon an employer. Whether the application is in person or online, there are a few general tips you need to follow. Provide complete information – Read the entire application before you start writing. Make sure you’re writing in the right place. Do not leave areas blank if...

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College Spotlight: Tompkins Cortland Community College
Mar23

College Spotlight: Tompkins Cortland Community College

Whether you are in high school or are a returning student, college is something big and something we all think about at some point in time. Deciding which college is the right college can be very stressful especially if you aren’t sure as to where you want to go in life or what career you desire.  It can be overwhelming when it comes to wondering and waiting and sometimes it may be harder for some to get into the schools they...

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College Spotlight: SUNY Cortland
Mar16

College Spotlight: SUNY Cortland

Deciding on what college is right for you can seem daunting.  However, it doesn’t have to be that difficult.  The newest weekly segment on Noyze is dedicated to informing you about all the wonderful schools located around Cortland.  We’ll cover every aspect of college you can think of to make the choice that much easier.  As a current SUNY Cortland student, I can give you an inside look into what it’s really like to...

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College Spotlight: Syracuse University
Mar09

College Spotlight: Syracuse University

Deciding on which college to attend is a no-brainer for some, but for others it can be highly nerve-wracking. Spring is right around the corner, and soon, if not already, you’ll be hearing back from the schools you applied to. For seniors, the next few months will be so exciting, yet also a little bit stressful as you begin to make those important decisions about your future. For me, I knew right away that Syracuse University was my...

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