Competitive Bridge Player Featured in NY Times

Marius AgicaThe 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. Continue reading “Competitive Bridge Player Featured in NY Times”

Exceptional Undergraduate Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

Beginning fall 2011, John Vincent Monaco, who prefers to be called “Vinnie,” will continue his studies towards both a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Mathematics, with the support of a full scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense’s prestigious Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP).  Vinnie is one of only 18 students nationwide to receive this coveted award this year.  When asked about the scholarship, he said that he was both “thrilled and thankful” and glad to see that “hard work pays off.” Continue reading “Exceptional Undergraduate Awarded Prestigious Scholarship”

PCLC Renamed

The Pace Computer Learning Center, Seidenberg’s division for Continuing Education and Professional Development, has changed its name.  Now called the Pace Center for Business and Technology, it offers an expanded menu of courses and certification programs in iPhone and Android apps, Microsoft Office, project management, accounting, business analysis, Adobe applications, Web design, graphic digital design, technical classes, solar panel design and installation and more. Continue reading “PCLC Renamed”

Seidenberg Bids Farewell to its First Class of Scholars

This May, the Seidenberg School graduated its first class of Seidenberg Scholars, actively recruited high school graduates who attended Pace both as Pforzheimer Honors College students and as invited participants in the prestigious Seidenberg Scholars program. The program is funded by the gift from Ivan G. Seidenberg, Pace alumnus and member of the University’s Board of Trustees. Continue reading “Seidenberg Bids Farewell to its First Class of Scholars”

Annual Leadership Award Gala a Great Success

Nearly 200 people, including members of the Pace and professional IT communities, came together to honor Gary Butler, president and CEO of Automatic Data Processing (ADP), at this year’s Leadership and Service in Technology Award Reception.  The event, which took place on Wednesday, June 22 at PricewaterhouseCoopers headquarters in Midtown, generated more than $135,000 for student scholarships and select scholarly initiatives.

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Faculty Member Receives IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Grant

Christelle ScharffProfessor 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. Continue reading “Faculty Member Receives IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Grant”