Top Students Inducted into Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Honor Society

Thirty-two outstanding Seidenberg students were inducted into the New York Delta Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Honor Society at a ceremony held at the Graduate Center in White Plains on February 29.  Professor Bel Raggad of the IT department gave a brief talk on “Artificial Intelligence in Information Assurance.” Continue reading “Top Students Inducted into Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Honor Society”

Pace Freshmen Place Fourth in Mobile Challenge

Much to their surprise and satisfaction, Peter Franceschini (BS/CS) and John Robb (BA/Comm/Art) placed fourth in the University Mobile Challenge for their mobile app CANDOO.  The event was held in Barcelona, Spain in early March.  This achievement allows them to advance to the GSMA Mobile Health University Challenge scheduled for late May in Cape Town, South Africa. Continue reading “Pace Freshmen Place Fourth in Mobile Challenge”

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”

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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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”