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Ivan G. Seidenberg Delivers Guest Lecture

Ivan Seidenberg took time out of his busy schedule to deliver a guest speech entitled "Inventing Verizon: Innovation & Growth in a Transforming Communications Industry." This was the third lecture of Dean Amar Gupta's Massive Online Open Class (MOOC) entitled "International Technology Services in the Knowledge Economy"

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Pace University's First Massive Open Online Course

New Dean of the Seidenberg School Dr. Amar Gupta has started on an innovating foot teaching the University's first ever MOOC class. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course and refers to the current trend of online courses being offered to students both within and outside the University.

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1st Pace University STEM Collaboratory Center Conference

Pace University is getting the ball rolling with STEM education outreach hosting our 1st two-part STEM Collaboratory Conference May 31st and June 1st! The purpose of the Collaboratory and conference is to connect Middle and High School educators in the metropolitan area with Pace University faculty, students, and high profile industry professionals. We seek to spark inspiration and teamwork in the STEM fields and ensure equal opportunity for the upcoming generation. At the conference we will feature interactive lectures, workshops and exciting guest speakers. If you are an educator, student, alumni, or simply interested in STEM outreach, please follow the links below to sign up and find your name on the guest list for this exciting two day event!

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Pace Computing Society: Speaker Series

The Pace Computing Society returned for another semester and presented the Pace community with a host of diverse topics presented every week by different speakers. From Pace faculty, such as Darren Hayes, to students, such as Zahid Mahir (CS '14), and industry professionals such as Staff Security expert Andrea Cotoranu, the weekly speakers always proved intellectually stimulating. Two speakers that stood out this semester were David McKinnis CTO of Suretech.com who spoke about the skills needed to be a CTO and author of "Twinkie, Deconstructed" Steve Ettlinger who talked about his new project - sourcing all the parts of the new revolutionary device, the smartphone. We can't wait to see who will be bringing insightful conversations regarding tech and career development to 163 William Street next semester.


Women in Tech Panel

Pace Student Julie Gauthier attended last month's Women in Technology event and was kind enough to write about it for our blog. Read about her experience at the event and meeting all the wonderful female technologists.


Register for Summer Courses

There is still time to take a summer course! 
Start Dates:

Summer I begins Thursday, May 30, 2013 
Summer II begins Monday, July 15, 2013

[Summer course schedule]


1st Annual Pace Research Day

The 1st Annual Research Day took place on April 25 in PLV and April 30 in NYC. To view the projects featured please click here.

Dean's Message

Last August, I became Dean of this school, one of the first schools of Computer Science and Information Systems in the country. Since then, several developments have occurred that highlight the truly unique nature of this school and this university.

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IBM Fellow Emeritus to be Honored

Nicholas Donofrio, fellow emeritus & EVP Innovation and Technology (Ret.) at IBM, has been named this year's recipient of the Leadership and Service in Technology Award. The award, presented annually by the Seidenberg School to an outstanding leader in the IT community, will be conferred at a reception to be held at Bank of New York Mellon, in downtown Manhattan on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

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Upcoming Events

Leadership and Service in Technology 
Bank of New York Mellon 
101 Barclay Street, New York, NY
6:00PM-10:00PM

STEM Collaboratory Center Conference 
NYC
Multi Purpose Room
8:30AM-4:00PM

Write. Speak. Code. 

 

Seidenberg Summer Scholars
NYC
Sunday- Friday

Tech Kids Unlimited 
NYC
163 William Street
10:00AM-4:00PM

Tech Kids Unlimited 
NYC
163 William Street
10:00AM-4:00PM

Congratulations Graduates!


Photo's from the award ceremony

Photos from Commencement                 

In The News

Seidenberg faculty, students and alumnus continue to make news on the air, on the Web and in print:

  • Dr. Gabberty served as a webinar panelist for Chief Financial Officer magazine on "Selecting a Financial Management System."

  • Watch Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes talk about the boom in Cybersecurity careers on the Fox Business Channel.

  • Associate Dean of Seidenberg, Jonathan Hill, speaks to the National Journal about the STEM collaboratory and The Hill about the sequester.

  • Dr. Gabberty also appeared in Chief Security Officer magazine discussing the recent cyber attacks on Korean banks. Read South Korea bank attacks should prompt rethink in U.S"

  • Kaila Letteri Bachelor of Science, IT ('15) will be honored at In the Company of Women luncheon hosted by the YWCA. Ms. Letteri will be honored by the People to Watch award.

  • Nina Freeman created a Twine game simply titled Dating Sim about the myriad interpersonal invasions one may encounter at a crowded party full of drunks, as mentioned in a video game blog. Nina also appeared in the video from the Sony Game Jam.

  • Professor Pauline Mosley was highlighted in the NY Post for her engagement with LEGO robotoics at Pace and with non-profit organizations.

  • Professor Darren Hayes was also featured in the NY Post for his involvement with our cyber security program, which has put IT students on the front line of defense.

  • Two students affiliated with Seidenberg, Marcelo Zimmler (CS/ Math '12) and Darren Alphonse, were finalist in the Lubin Schools' Pace Pitch contest.

  • Associate Dean of the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Jonathan Hill, recently penned another opinion piece for The Hill's Congress blog about the importance of comprehensive and fair immigration reform
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