New Class of Seidenberg Scholars Pleased with College Life

As the Seidenberg Scholars Program enters its 5th year, the school welcomes five outstanding 1st year students into its ranks. They include Brooke Ribelin from Linwood, NC; Michael Cornell from Fishkill, NY; Julie Gauthier from Amston, CT; Cayman Mitchell from Rowlett, TX; and Wayne Williams from Brooklyn, NY.

Brooke, Michael and Julie all became familiar with the Seidenberg School’s programs and its supportive community as well as life in the “Big Apple” while participating in the 2010 Seidenberg Scholar Summer Experience prior to entering their senior year of high school. Judging from their comments, they see more than satisfied with their choice of college. Continue reading “New Class of Seidenberg Scholars Pleased with College Life”

Seidenberg Enrolls 14 IBM India Students

Fourteen IBM India employees are pursuing an M.S. in Computer Science under a newly formed partnership between the University and the corporation.  The students, who are scattered all over India, take classes online along with their counterparts in the U.S. and are expected to complete their degrees in five semesters. Continue reading “Seidenberg Enrolls 14 IBM India Students”

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”

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”

Mobile Solutions for Smarter Cities Competition

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”