Other Activities and Events
- Once again, students enrolled in CIS 102Q Problem Solving using LEGO Robotics taught by Richard Kline, associate dean, provided support to the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Tournament held in Pleasantville in January.
- “Finding Fred,” a film produced by Geoffrey Kappenberg, a student in Professor Lawler’s CIS 102W community service course, was shown at the 2011 Sprout Film Festival held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in April. The film was based on the oral history project that Geoff conducted with Fred Goldstein, a client of AHRC, who had once been a resident of Willowbrook, a state school for “children with mental retardation” that was closed down in the early '70s.
Professor James Lawler has received a series of grants in support of the “Catching a Dream” mentoring program which began in Spring ‘10 in which Pace students provide one-on-one mentoring on life planning, personal productivity and technology skills to high school students with disabilities at the AHRC Middle/High School in Brooklyn.
He also established the Computer Club on Saturdays at the Seidenberg School at which students teach young adults from the AHRC NYC organization technology skills.
Professor Jean Coppola’s course in intergenerational computing was featured in a segment shot at the Hallmark in Battery Park City Senior Living Facility that aired several times on WCBS TV in April.
She also conducted a 2-part Webinar “Intergenerational Computing Model to Empower Older Adults” based on her intergenerational service learning course to the American Society on Aging. The Webinar has been made available to the public.
- Professor Pauline Mosleywas interviewed about the robotics project using LEGOs that Pace students undertook at the NY School for the Deaf for the Bloomberg Education on Bloomberg Radio 1130 AM. The program aired in February.