At New York Comic Con, Growing Pains Come With the Crowds – New York Times
New York TimesAt New York Comic Con, Growing Pains Come With the CrowdsNew York TimesIt runs the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, Calif., the U.F.C. (Ultimate Fighting Championship) Fan Expo in Las Vegas and several video game conventions. It has global ambitions … “The convention scene has …and more »
Leading by Example (Carnegie Mellon)
Micah Rosa (TPR'11) came to Carnegie Mellon University determined to become a leader — and his CMU experience is helping him achieve just that. At age 21, the young entrepreneur founded Shoutside Media, a Pittsburgh-area marketing startup dedicated to helping small and midsize companies optimize their online presence.
"My dad always said that you don't go to college to get a job, you go to college to become a good citizen," Rosa said. "You learn how to contribute, become a community leader and take the country forward."
The North Carolina native first experienced Carnegie Mellon at age 13, when he attended the Summer Academy for Math and Science (SAMS). The rigorous, skill- building program is offered by the Carnegie Mellon Advising Resource Center (CMARC), an organization committed to diversity and empowering students to excel.
Following his early high school graduation, Rosa enrolled as a CMU student at the age of 16. He chose the Tepper School of Business after hearing an inspiring presentation given by Milton Cofield, executive director of the Tepper School BSBA program.
Rosa also remained involved with CMARC.
"CMARC helped me with a lot of good opportunities," he said. "It was populated with good people that …