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.
The Pace University Center for Business and Technology welcomes Eugenio Solis de Ovando, an Adobe Certified Expert Design Master, to its teaching staff. Students in his Digital Publications class learn to create and publish interactive content for mobile devices and high profile sites like iTunes and Amazon. Continue reading “Pace Welcomes Adobe Certified Expert Design Master”
Contestants participating in the recent Mobile Solutions for Smarter Cities competition organized by the Seidenberg Mobile Lab had five weeks to build an application relating to public services like transportation, education, health care, energy and human services and submit a video demo. A team of five judges declared Palak Shah, MS/CS ’12 the 1st place winner for her Smarter City Ranking application. Second and 3rd place winners were David Gethers, MS/IT ‘12 and Eric Greene, MS/CS ‘13, respectively. Continue reading “Mobile Solutions for Smarter Cities Competition”
Eleven Seidenberg faculty members and six faculty from other academic institutions in the area, 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, the SICI is a faculty development forum for sharing information and materials on the latest computing technologies and on how to integrate hands-on labs on specific topics into the curriculum. The event was well received. Future plans include expanding participation to involve students and Seidenberg alumni as well encouraging interaction on an ongoing basis through the creation of a SICI Web site.
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! In addition, Marc received a Library Excellence in Research Award for his paper, one of several such awards given annually by the Pace University Library. Continue reading “Student Earns IEEE Library Excellence in Research Award”
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. Continue reading “Faculty Member Receives IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Grant”