Competitive Bridge Player Featured in NY Times
The name of Marius Agica, a senior majoring in both computer science and economics, appeared in The New York Times' bridge column on September 7. Marius, a native of Romania, plays bridge competitively for his home country. Over the summer, he and his partner, Radu Nistor, placed third in both the Teams and Pairs events at the World Youth Congress held in Croatia.
Graduate Programs Updated for Today's Workplace
Following months of intensive review by computer science faculty, the curricula for several graduate programs – the M.S. in Computer Science, the M.S. in Telecommunications Systems and Networks and the M.S. in Software Development and Engineering – have been updated to meet the needs of today's students in an increasingly specialized workplace. The changes to these programs went into effect this fall.
New Class of Seidenberg Scholars Pleased with College Life
As the Seidenberg Scholars Program enters its 5th year, the school welcomes five outstanding 1st year students into its ranks. They include Brooke Ribelin from Linwood, NC; Michael Cornell from Fishkill, NY; Julie Gauthier from Amston, CT; Cayman Mitchell from Rowlett, TX; and Wayne Williams from Brooklyn, NY.
Brooke, Michael and Julie all became familiar with the Seidenberg School's programs and its supportive community as well as life in the "Big Apple" as participants in the 2010 Seidenberg Scholar Summer Experience prior to entering their senior year of high school. Judging from their comments, they seem more than satisfied with their choice of college.
SICI Computer Forensics Workshop a Big Success
At the request of the Seidenberg Institute for Computing Innovation (SICI), a newly established faculty development organization, Professor Darren Hayes organized a day-long workshop to teach practical skills in the burgeoning field of computer forensics to Pace faculty and students as well as invited faculty from other institutions. The workshop, which featured presentations by law enforcement experts, Hayes, and a specialist in forensic software tools, was well-attended and exceptionally well-received.
Seidenberg Enrolls 14 IBM India Students
Fourteen IBM India employees are pursuing an M.S. in Computer Science under a newly formed partnership between the University and the corporation. The students, who are scattered all over India, take classes online along with their counterparts in the U.S. and are expected to complete their degrees in five semesters.