Christopher Appello
Christopher AppelloWriter
Christopher Appello is a writer, digital advertiser and entrepreneur with a rich background in Italian food and culture. Chris is currently a Global Fellow at Syracuse University’s Blackstone Launchpad and Techstars where he writes profile pieces on inspiring, innovative individuals on-campus, along with helping manage the organization’s social media. Attending the university’s S.I Newhouse School for Public Communications, he is an advertising major with a double minor in both information management and technology and italian.

Articles

Trevor Miller ’20 on creative expression through drag

Trevor Miller ’20 on creative expression through drag

Christopher Appello<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">/</span>February 14, 2021
It’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has halted business operations across many sectors.  With shutdowns of the Broadway stage, nightlife and nearly every performance space across the country, it
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Insights:  How to build a successful digital brand

Insights: How to build a successful digital brand

Christopher Appello<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">/</span>January 19, 2021
In 2020, an estimated 3.6 billion people were using social media, and that number is only projected to increase exponentially in the next five years. As social media platforms establish
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Jose Arrieta ’21 on tackling climate change through innovative food waste management

Jose Arrieta ’21 on tackling climate change through innovative food waste management

Christopher Appello<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">/</span>December 22, 2020
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently reported that by 2030, carbon dioxide emissions need to be cut by 45% to keep the rise in global temperatures in check for
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Maggie Sardino brings authenticity to telling refugee stories

Maggie Sardino brings authenticity to telling refugee stories

Linda Dickerson Hartsock<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">/</span>November 22, 2020
With a population of only 143,000 people, Syracuse has seen the resettlement of nearly 9,500 refugees in the last decade alone. Growing up in Syracuse and attending Corcoran High School
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Aley O’Mara on championing gender identities, diversity and inclusion

Aley O’Mara on championing gender identities, diversity and inclusion

Linda Dickerson Hartsock<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">/</span>November 17, 2020
Freelance writer and Syracuse University English PhD candidate Ashley “Aley” O’Mara is restructuring the conservative systems of academia through their background as a queer, asexual and non-binary individual. With their
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Jason Kuperberg ’18 on building communities and a culture of innovation

Jason Kuperberg ’18 on building communities and a culture of innovation

Linda Dickerson Hartsock<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">/</span>October 10, 2020
People and communities have always driven the success of Syracuse University alumnus Jason Kuperberg. Before graduating in 2018 with a major in biotechnology from the College of Arts and Sciences,
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Kate Regan is repurposing vintage clothing into fashionable streetwear

Kate Regan is repurposing vintage clothing into fashionable streetwear

Linda Dickerson Hartsock<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">/</span>October 1, 2020
As the print editor of Syracuse University’s premiere fashion publication, Zipped Magazine, Kate Regan not only publishes fashion content but also lends a voice to aspiring stylists, costume designers and
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Join the Syracuse eClub to connect with a community that shares your entrepreneurial spirit

Join the Syracuse eClub to connect with a community that shares your entrepreneurial spirit

Linda Dickerson Hartsock<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">/</span>September 22, 2020
If you are a Syracuse University student who has an inherent entrepreneurial spirit, there is an organization on campus that speaks to your passion. Fostering a community of ambitious and
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Chris Appello ’21 on social media as a creative outlet for self-expression

Chris Appello ’21 on social media as a creative outlet for self-expression

Linda Dickerson Hartsock<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">/</span>September 7, 2020
Social media have always been my outlets for self-expression and creativity. When I was a closeted gay man walking among the hyper-masculine jocks of my all-male Catholic high school, I
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