DPS Student Receives Distinguished Technology Pioneer Award

John Calvert (DPS/Ed), a learning facilitator in the Clarkstown School District, received the Distinguished Technology Pioneer Award conferred annually by the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center (LNRIC) in recognition of his innovative uses of technology to advance education in his district. Continue reading “DPS Student Receives Distinguished Technology Pioneer Award”

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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