Computer Science

Arcadia University student Jazmin Collins

Mar 24, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Collins ’22 Selected as Short Story Winner

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Jazmin Collins ’22, a double major in English and Computer Science, was selected as the winner of the 2021 Dell Magazines Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing for her story, “My Gardening Journal: Tales from a Psychic Gardener...

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Dec 4, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science Grads Earn Best Poster Award

Computer Science graduates John Viaud ’20, Vitali Surmach ’20, and Bilal Abdulmajid ’20 won Best Student Poster Award at the 37th annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Eastern (CCSCE) Regional Conference, held virtually on Oct. 23 and 24. The poster was based on their capstone...

Arcadia University student Benjamin Baron in front of NASA sign

Dec 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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...

Dec 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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...

Arcadia University student Patrick Kirby with certificate

Nov 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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....

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Nov 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Academic Affairs Awards Innovation Grants

Academic Affairs awarded 13 proposals for initial or continued funding this year through the Innovative Programming Grants.  These awards, which were established in 2018, identify areas for growth and support pioneering opportunities. Faculty and staff members who proposed particularly...

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Oct 22, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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...

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Oct 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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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Aug 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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...

Sierra, Ontiveros, and Phung in front of a classroom with projection behind.

Apr 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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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Mar 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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...

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Feb 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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...