Student Team Participates in Cyber Defense Marathon
For approximately 20 hours over a period of three days, a team of eight Seidenberg students participated in the 2011 Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition organized by Northeastern University and hosted by EMC. The event took place outside of Boston in early March.
Online Student Places 2nd Nationally in IBM Mainframe Competition
For the second consecutive year, Jay Thomas, an online student in Seidenberg’s NACTEL program for telecommunications workers, competed in IBM’s Master the Mainframe Contest. This year he completed the “extremely difficult and time-consuming” Part 3 and placed 2nd in a field of over
The Dr. Susan Merritt Verizon Woman in Technology Award, to be given annually to a young woman planning to study technology in college, was recently established by the Verizon Foundation. Named in honor of the former dean of the Seidenberg School and current professor emerita-in-residence, the $3,000 scholarship was presented to Kayana Jean-Phillipe, a graduating senior from Harrison High School. The presentation took place at the Westchester County Women's Hall of Fame and Scholarship Awards Luncheon recently held at the Rye Town Hilton.
From Borders to Bosnia
Thomas “Tom” Lombardi recounts his personal and professional odyssey from selling books in Borders to serving as Visiting Assistant Professor of IT Leadership at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania. Along the way, he earned MS and DPS degrees from the Seidenberg School; worked as a consultant, system administrator and software developer; taught and assumed an administrative role at the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina; and travelled throughout the Balkan peninsula, eastern Europe, and Italy.
He credits his Pace experience in making all of this possible in “From Borders to Bosnia.”
"Finding Fred," a film written, directed and produced by Geoffrey Kappenberg (Dyson/Film and Screen Studies) based on his interaction with a client from AHRC New York City was selected for screening at the 2011 Sprout Film Festival held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last month. Geoff was a student in CIS 102W Community Engagement offered through the Seidenberg School and taught by Professor Jim Lawler.