Posts Tagged: Syracuse

A Rivalry Coming To An End – And Much Too Soon – Syracuse vs. Georgetown

Hey Govloopers – Happy Saturday!!! Doc Nix – and the esteemed Green Machine from George Mason will warm you up with their version of a Rage classic: Three weeks from tomorrow it will be Selection Sunday (you make sure you stay tuned here because we’re going to have a bracket challenge on Govloop) – the… Read more »

Local Gov Interview: Andy Maxwell, Director of Planning & Sustainability in Syracuse, NY

I love learning about different roles in local government. I was lucky enough to interview Andy Maxwell, the Director of Planning & Sustainability in the City of Syracuse, New York. This interview was especially interesting to me since I spent the past year completing my MPA program at Syracuse. It was fun to hear some… Read more »

Poor City Management: City Hall Mistake Accidentally Hires Couple

Here is a very disheartening article from my hometown of Syracuse, New York. On Sunday, the Syracuse Post Standard reported that Eileen and Brendan Caver were unintentionally hired by Syracuse City Hall. The Caver’s quit their jobs in Iowa and were set to make the move to Syracuse, only to learn that a mistake had… Read more »

2011 NCAA Men’s LAX Tournament Bracket Projection from the Hokie Guru, Your Bureaucrat on Sports!!

Good morning!! Hey Govies Good day from the @HokieGuru. Hope all is well in your world. Daily Awesome Update (yes, I’m stealing from @govloop… so what haha): The Department of Justice is looking into Bowl Championship Series anti-trust claims. Some think they are barking up the wrong tree. 2011 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament Bracket Projection… Read more »

Social Media Game Plan for Debts, Deficit and the Economy Conference

Dear friends, we know many of you can’t come to the conference or you’ve got ADD and will be fiddling with your phone/laptop. You can still join the conversation and do something with those twitchy fingers by amplifying our live tweeting. We will also be fielding questions from twitter to pose to the panelists in… Read more »

All I Want for Christmas is a Beta City

Dear Santa, I’ve been pretty good this year. I completed a year of public service through AmeriCorps, I started Graduate School at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, and I moved out of my parents house. So, this year I am not asking for much, just that the City of Syracuse become a beta city. “Beta City”… Read more »