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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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”
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”
The 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”
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”
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”