Category: Progress

A Foundation for Growth

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Shortly after I began my journey with SUNY Empire State College in 2013 I decided to take a hiatus from my formal study of taekwondo and focus on the art of developing information systems.  As a result, my physical health declined, my spirit suffered, and naturally my sense of wellness paled. Continue reading

A Warrior’s Path to Geekdom

When people look at me today they don’t see a warrior.  People are mistaken when they look at someone and believe they know who that person is.  It’s a mistake people make every day.  Continue reading

Summer 2016: Database Systems

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This summer is an exciting season of my life at SUNY Empire State College (ESC).  As a senior at ESC my days as an undergrad are coming to a close, and as a non-traditional student my experience during this transition differs greatly from that of my traditional counterparts. Continue reading

Post Term Thoughts: My Study of Data Structures and Algorithms

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I can’t explain how happy I am, having received the final outcome of my Data Structures and Algorithms (DS&A) course.  It’s deeply satisfying to achieve goals, especially when the adversity you face seems overwhelming.  Thankfully I haven’t been cursed with having too much quit in my personality! Continue reading