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March 18, 2020

Mentoring Helps Turner ’20 Excel in Computer Science

Jules Turner Class of 2020 Computer Science major Computer Science major Jules Turner ’20 doesn’t know where she’d be without the female mentors she’s had at Arcadia University: Dr. Kathy Macropol , professor of Computer Science, who has helped her find her calling, and Caleigh Diefenthaler...

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February 18, 2020

Phung ’21 Awarded Jackson International Fund

Thach Phung ’21 is the recipient of the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development, which is supported by the Windmill Foundation. Phung, a Mathematics and Computer Science double major, will intern in Sydney, Australia during the Summer 2020 semester...

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December 17, 2019

MASC and IPALs Host Karaoke Glow Party

The Math and Actuarial Science Club (MASC) and the International Peer Associates League (IPALs) hosted a Karaoke Glow Party on Dec. 4 to help integrate international students into the Arcadia community and promote inclusivity of different cultures. Over 80 students attended the event, which had...

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December 4, 2019

MASC and Computer Science Club Host STEM Professional Panel

The Math and Actuarial Science Club and the Computer Science Club hosted their first Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Professional Panel on Nov. 18. The eight professionals represented different areas of expertise in the STEM fields, including engineering, computer science,...

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November 25, 2019

Saeed ’20 and Chebatarev ’22 Participate in Jefferson Health Hack

Computer science students Muhhamad Moiz Saeed ’20 and Alexandr Chebatarev ’22 participated in the Jefferson Health Hack, a Hackathon hosted by Thomas Jefferson University on Nov. 1 to 3. Teams of students were presented with issues relating to healthcare and technology and were required to present...

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November 19, 2019

Vira I. Heinz Program Helps Students Experience the World

In May, Perfect Eadric ’21 , Christa McDowell ’21 , and Michelle Qu ’20 departed for eight weeks abroad as part of the Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership . The VIH Program awarded scholarships to fund the Arcadia cohort’s first international learning experiences. “I wasn’t able to...

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October 17, 2019

Dr. Ford Mentors Tomorrow's Tech Leaders

Dr. Vitaly Ford Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Courses: Computer Organization and Architecture, Data Structures and Algorithms, Operating Systems, Introduction to Practical Security Assessment, and Network Security Expertise: Cybersecurity Advice for Students: Be persistent...

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September 25, 2019

Dr. Ford Receives NCC Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Award

GenCyberCoin is not just a widely used educational tool—it’s also an award winner. Dr. Vitaly Ford , assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at Arcadia University, was one of five winners in the National CyberWatch Center’s (NCC) Innovations in Cybersecurity Education award program...

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August 7, 2019

NSF/NSA Grant Renewed for Dr. Ford’s GenCyber Coin Project

This year, Dr. Vitaly Ford , assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, is taking cybersecurity to universities and school districts around the country so students can learn the ins and outs of principles and best practices. Support for this project comes from the National Security...

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June 28, 2019

Turner ’20 Receives Scholarship to Attend Women in Computing Conference

Computer Science major Jules Turner ’20 received AnitaB’s Grace Hopper Scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) from Oct. 1 to 4 in Orlando, Fla. Established to advance women in the computer science and technology field, scholarships are awarded to students who...

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June 9, 2019

Academic Affairs Supports Innovative Programming

Last November, an Innovative Programming Group was established by Academic Affairs to strengthen programs, identify areas for growth, and support pioneering opportunities. Its work led to Arcadia’s first Innovative Programming grants, designed to help faculty and staff demonstrate feasibility,...

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May 2, 2019

Students Present at Research Symposium

Arcadia students presented research on a variety of topics at the 30th annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium on April 5. The symposium is open to both undergraduate and graduate students engaged in mathematics, computer science, engineering, and natural or social...

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April 26, 2019

Faculty, Staff Present at Next-gen Network and Technology Conference

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Dr. Vitaly Ford , Director of Infrastructure John Zottola , and Senior Network Engineer Matt Flint attended the 2019 KINBERCON Conference on April 2-3 in Philadelphia, Pa. In fall 2018,...

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April 18, 2019

Students Create Award-winning Domain at Hackathon Competition

Computer Science and Mathematics majors Jules Turner ’20 , Nicole Mueller ’19 , and Alexandr Chebatarev ’22 attended a Hackathon at West Chester University from March 30 and 31. Hackathon is a 24-hour event during which teams of students from local universities develop projects. Together with...

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April 10, 2019

Students Present at Math Association of America Conference

Students from Computer Science and Mathematics presented at the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPADEL) Mathematical Association of America Conference at King’s College in Wilkes Barre, Pa., on March 23. The analytical research presented included: Carlie Banchi ’20 , Shurong Huang ’19 , and...

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March 21, 2019

UNC Professor Dr. Wang Discusses Post-Quantum and Code Based Cryptography

Computer Science and Math Department hosted Dr. Yongge Wang, professor in the School of Information Systems at University of North Carolina Charlotte, where he discussed his work in cryptography and cryptographic scheme resistancy to quantum computer attacks. Dr. Wang introduced quantum computing...

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January 31, 2019

Engineering Students Earn Scholarship for Washington University Winter Program

Arcadia University Mathematics and Pre-Engineering students Talha Zaid Kiani ’20 and Muhammad Moiz Saeed ’20 traveled to Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. during winter break to explore university options for the 3+2 program. Each received a new departmental scholarship to fund the experience...

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December 12, 2018

School of Education, Computer Science and Mathematics Host Philadelphia High School Students

Faculty from the School of Education and Computer Science and Mathematics Department welcomed to campus high school students from the School District of Philadelphia’s Academy at Palumbo on Dec. 6. Dr. Augusto Macalalag , assistant professor of Education, Dr. Yanxia Jia , associate professor of...

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November 20, 2018

Students Attend Philadelphia Actuaries Meeting

Actuarial Science majors Caroline Toner ’20 , Kelsey Mashinski ’21 , Di Zhu ’21 , and Alyssa Grandmont ’20 attended a Philadelphia Actuaries Club meeting on Nov. 8 with Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Irina Pogrebivsky . Students attended a panel session on non-traditional...

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November 14, 2018

Faculty, Students Participate in Programming Contest and Conference

Arcadia’s Computer Science and Mathematics faculty and students competed at the annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Eastern Regional Conference at Marymount University in Arlington, Va., from Oct. 19 to 20. William Bibbs ’20 , Andy Malinsky ’20 , Brian Muller ’19 , Virginia Myrkalo...

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November 11, 2018

Geneticist and Biologist Dr. Nathan Mortimer Presents on Parasite Interactions

The Department of Computer Science and Mathematics hosted geneticist and biologist Dr. Nathan Mortimer, who held two presentations for students and faculty on Nov. 8. An assistant professor of Cellular Immunology at Illinois State University, Dr. Mortimer conducts research on the methods that...

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