Exceptional Undergraduate Awarded Prestigious Scholarship
John "Vinnie" Monaco (BS/CS, BS/Math '12) is an exceptional student - ... the best student, by far, that I have ever had,” says Allen Stix, associate professor of computer science. Vinnie, as he prefers to be called, has not only been awarded a prestigious U.S. Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship, but has also captured the attention and earned the respect of many faculty for his remarkable accomplishments during his first three undergraduate years at Pace.
Faculty Member Receives IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Grant
Professor Christelle Scharff is one of only 50 faculty throughout the world to receive an IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Grant. The $10,000 grant will be used to further collaboration among students at Pace with students from universities in Cambodia, India, and Senegal to develop mobile and Web solutions to pressing global problems in transportation, health care and education.
iPace: Complete Your Bachelor's Degree Online
Are you ready to finish your bachelor's degree but can't go to school full time? Would you like to pursue a concentration in computer forensics in preparation for one of the most exciting and in-demand careers? If your answer is “yes,” consider Seidenberg's new iPace BS in Professional Technology Studies program. Classes are offered online with three optional on-campus opportunities occurring each semester.
Marc Kowtko, Freshman, Presents Research Paper at IEEE Conference
At the urging of Professor Jean Coppola, Marc Kowtko (BS/IT '15) wrote and submitted “Securing our Nation and Protecting Privacy” for possible presentation at the IEEE – Long Island Systems Applications and Technology Conference scheduled in early May. Much to his astonishment, the paper was accepted, a rare feat for a college freshman! Marc presented his paper on May 6.
Seidenberg Institute for Computing Innovation Launched
Seidenberg faculty and faculty members from other area academic institutions as well as corporate representatives from IBM and AT&T participated in the first gathering of the Seidenberg Institute for Computing Innovation (SICI) held at the Graduate Center (WP) in mid-May. Established by Professors Lixin Tao and Li-Chiou Chen, SICI is a faculty development forum promoting courseware, curriculum, and expertise-sharing among faculty members in the greater New York City area who teach in the computing disciplines.