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”

Student Earns IEEE Library Excellence in Research Award

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”

Online Student Places 2nd Nationally in IBM Mainframe Competition

For the second consecutive year, Jay Thomas, an online student in Seidenberg’s NACTEL program for telecommunications workers, competed in IBM’s Master the Mainframe Contest.  This year he completed the “extremely difficult and time-consuming” Part 3 and placed 2nd in a field of over 3,500 competitors. Continue reading “Online Student Places 2nd Nationally in IBM Mainframe Competition”

Stellar Students Inducted into UPE Honor Society

On October 19, 50 outstanding Seidenberg students and one faculty member were inducted into the New York Delta Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) at Pace University. In the opening of the induction ceremony, Sotiris Skevoulis, professor of computer science, gave a talk on “Software Engineering: The Road to Rigorous Software Development, Education and Practice”. Continue reading “Stellar Students Inducted into UPE Honor Society”