Student Awarded New York State Humane Service Medal

Yuriy Tanskiy (MS/IS ’13), a political refugee from the former Soviet Union, was awarded the New York State Humane Service Medal for meritorious service in New York’s response to Hurricane Irene.  Tanskiy is a member of the New York State Guard, a volunteer uniformed state defense force, that assisted the National Guard when it was activated by Governor Andrew Cuomo last August in anticipation of the storm. Continue reading “Student Awarded New York State Humane Service Medal”

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2011

Valerie Cayo (BS/CS ’15) and Julie Gill (BS/CS ’12), both Seidenberg Scholars, attended this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference titled “What If . . .?” along with Constatnce Knapp, interim dean. The celebration, which took place in Portland, Oregon in early November, highlighted the accomplishments of women in technology. Continue reading “Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2011”

Dyson Student Awarded Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program Scholarship

In appreciation of the mentoring that Pace students in Professor James Lawler’s CIS 102W service learning course do with developmentally and intellectually challenged clients of AHRC NYC, the organization established the Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program Scholarship.

This award of $1,000 was given to Nadezhda “Hope” Goldfard, a Dyson psychology major, for her ongoing efforts on behalf of individuals affiliated with AHRC.

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Tech Mentor-in-Residence Program Adds Another Member

David McKinnis, recently named Tech Mentor-in-Residence for software development, spoke on “How to Become a Great Developer” to Seidenberg students on the New York City campus. McKinnis, CTO and co-founder of SureTech.com, will share his extensive experience with students, faculty and alumni over the course of the academic year. He joins Matt Knell as a Tech Mentor, whose expertise is in social networking. Continue reading “Tech Mentor-in-Residence Program Adds Another Member”

Seidenberg Faculty Receive ‘Best Paper Awards’ at Information Systems Education Conference

Two of the 10 Best Paper Awards given out at the recent Information Systems Education Conference (ISECON) went to Seidenberg School faculty – Professor James Lawler and Professor Anthony Joseph for their research in cloud computing and Professor John Molluzzo and Vijal Doshi (MS/IS) for their paper on social networking. Continue reading “Seidenberg Faculty Receive ‘Best Paper Awards’ at Information Systems Education Conference”