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December 2, 2020

Baron ’24 Shares Out Of This World Work Experience

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Annapolis, M.D. resident Benjamin Baron ’24 came to Arcadia with some unusual work experience: an internship with The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The Computer Science major spent his past two summers interning at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center...

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December 2, 2020

Collins ’22 Showcases Achievement and Heritage at HSF Financial Conference

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Jazmin Collins ’22 , a double major in English and Computer Science, attended the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation’s (HSF) 2020 Finance Conference from Oct. 8 to the 11. Collins is the first Arcadia student to attend the conference. Even though she was just one of 50...

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November 10, 2020

Computer Science Helps Students Build Resume with Security Plus Certificate

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dr. Vitaly Ford teamed up with Sabre Systems, Inc., and the Urban League of Philadelphia to allow students to obtain skills and qualifications that will give them an edge when applying to professional positions in the cybersecurity and technology fields. In...

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October 22, 2020

Psychology Students Take Second Place in Social Engineering Competition

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 Arcadia Psychology students Jill Brennan ’22 , Michael McCoy ’22 , Jassika Riad ’22 , and Najae Jaylen Owens-Boone ’21 took home silver in a social engineering competition hosted by Temple University, held virtually from Oct. 2 to 5. “There were only six teams that were...

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October 20, 2020

Broccardi ’24 Combines Love of Science and Art in Astrophotography

One night last summer, Computing Technology major Paul Broccardi ’24 , while bored, started photographing through his telescope in his backyard. Just four months later, he invested in a computerized telescope and software to help improve his astrophotography skills. Astrophotography, also...

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August 13, 2020

Arcadia University Launches Online “Semester of Code” Beginning Fall 2020

Arcadia University is launching a set of innovative, online undergraduate coding programs in partnership with 2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology. The Arcadia University Semester of Code will provide undergraduate students from colleges and universities across the nation with an...

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April 10, 2020

Computer Science Students Teach Robotics at Cheltenham, Philadelphia Schools

Computer Science majors Maya Sierra ‘20 , Teresa Ontiveros ‘20 , and Thach Phung ‘20 took their educational Capstone on the road and helped teach Robotics to several local middle and high schools in the Philadelphia area. The students, along with Dr. Yanxia Jia , associate professor and chair of...

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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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