Student Q and As
We asked students on our Facebook site to give a “shout out” to their favorite professors. Now you can attach a name and a face to the educators who inspire your students.
Zev says: “Prof. Jack Yurkiewicz. He's entertaining, he knows the subject material and makes it interesting. He's hard... but you come away learning a lot.”
Jack Yurkiewicz, PhD, has been a professor of management science at Lubin since 1985. He teaches Business Statistics and Modeling and Operations and Quality Management. He received his PhD from Yale, an MS in Mathematics from NYU, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Columbia. His research focuses on forecasting, mathematical programming, and technology in the classroom.
Natalie Melo Yeh says: “♥ Professor Belardo! All of his classes are the best! =)”
Aldo Belardo is a lecturer in Modern Languages and Cultures on the Pleasantville campus. He teaches Italian Levels 100, 200, 300, and 400 and researches classical Roman civilization, medieval Italian literature, and Italian cinema. You can see samples of student papers and images from Italy on his site at: http://webpage.pace.edu/abelardo/.
Una O'Connell Hopkins says: “Dr. Singleton, Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Jaffe Ruiz and Dr. Rona Levin!”
Rona Levin, PhD, joined Pace in 2001 as a Visiting Scholar. She is currently chair of Graduate Studies in the Lienhard School of Nursing and visiting faculty at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. In 2008 she received the Jesse M. Scott Award for exemplary integration of research, education, and practice by the American Nurses’ Association.
Marilyn Jaffe-Ruiz, EdD, came to Pace in 1981, where she served as a professor and chairperson for the baccalaureate program in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing through 1986. Since then, she has worn a variety of hats, having been provost, executive vice president, and professor for Academic Affairs, as well as dean of the Lienhard School of Nursing. Today, her research interests include transitions of administrators to faculty positions, image of nurses in arts and media, cultural diversity, and developmental disabilities.
Rudy Luna says: “Dr. Raubicheck and Prof. Markiewicz”
Walter Raubicheck, PhD, is chair of the English Department in New York City. He teaches American Literature, film studies, and composition, and specializes in 19th and 20th century American literature, film studies, and popular music.
Riad Muhammad says: “Professor Hoefer, all the best!”
Peter Hoefer, PhD, teaches Business Statistics and Modeling, Operations and Quality Management, and Systems Simulation for the Lubin School of Business. His research interests include discrete event systems simulation applications, environmental risk analysis, and input measures/output measures in graduate business education.