Computer Science

Justin Tai Oct 30, 2018 3:21 pm

Small Island, Big Dreams

“I don’t care what you want to be, just make sure you graduate from college.” I didn’t know how to feel when my mother said this. I was motivated, but the responsibility felt overwhelming. As I imagined my future, I knew that if I stayed on the little rock I call home (Guam), I would...

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Oct 23, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science and Math Department Holds Picnic

The Department of Computer Science and Math held their annual departmental picnic on Oct. 6. At the picnic, students and faculty of the department enjoyed games of volleyball, cornhole, trivia, and grilled food. International faculty from Jiangsu University, located in Zhenjiang, China, also...

Oct 22, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Jiangsu University Students Celebrate Mid-Autumn and National Day Festivals

On Oct. 1, Jiangsu University (JSU) students and Arcadia’s Computer Science and Mathematics faculty gathered at Minado Restaurant in Norristown, Pa. to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day of the People's Republic of China. Students and faculty connected over dinner, shared their...

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Sep 6, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Margolis, Dr. Ford Awarded NSF Grant for New Campus Science & Education Network

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis and Dr. Vitaly Ford, assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide new, high-speed networking resources on campus for technology-driven science and education applications...

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Aug 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Ford Receives Grant for GenCyberCoin Project

Dr. Vitaly Ford, assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, has created a web platform where middle school and high school students can learn about cryptocurrency and web security through his grant award from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF...

May 30, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Faculty, Staff Recognized at 2018 Years of Service Luncheon

By Nicole Gieselman '19 On May 23, Arcadia University celebrated its dedicated faculty and staff at the 2018 Years of Service Luncheon in the Kuch Gymnasium. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan...

May 8, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science Students Present Language Learning App at Women in Computing Conference

Computer Science majors Maisa Hamdan ’18 and Margaret Blackmon ’18 presented “DeepLang: A Language Learning App Empowered by Deep Learning” alongside Dr. Yanxia Jia, associate professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Philadelphia Celebration of...

Mitchell Boulden Peiffer Dec 22, 2017 12:46 pm

Dr. Vitaly Ford, on Being a New Professor at Arcadia

Be persistent and explore. Find your passion, take it apart, and study it from top to bottom. As they say, ‘get comfortable with being uncomfortable.’” The newest assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, Dr. Vitaly Ford, is a cybersecurity specialist...

Dec 13, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Three Earn Gilman International Scholarships

This November, three Arcadia students received the U.S. Department of State’s Gilman International Scholarship Program Spring 2018 Award, a national scholarship benefiting students who plan to study abroad. Biology major Aspen Settle ’19 will study in Australia, Computer Science major Jules...

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Dec 5, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science Team Places in National Cyber League Competition

Arcadia’s Computer Science Cybersecurity Student Team participated in the National Cyber League (NCL), a cloud-based cybersecurity competition held Nov. 3 to 5. Arcadia’s team, led by Assistant Professor of Computer Science Vitaly Ford, placed 33 out of 174 teams, completing 87 percent of...

Mitchell Boulden Peiffer Oct 31, 2017 8:00 pm

Computer Science Obsession

Before I knew what I wanted my major to be, I took my first Computer Science class (CS201) with Dr. Kathy Macropol (featured in the video). She’s an amazing professor, and I enjoyed the coding assignments so much that I picked Computer Science as my major. In fact, I’ve really...

May 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

In Video, Class of 2017 Grads Share After Arcadia Plans

Find out what graduates of the Class of 2017 have planned after Commencement.   Watch the Video