Pace University’s School of Education and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems recently launched the Pace STEM Collaboratory to facilitate interdisciplinary research and the exchange of ideas among students, faculty and staff in STEM disciplines, and improve and support STEM teaching and learning at the middle and high school levels through continued and expanded relationships with public schools in the region. Funding for the project was provided by the Verizon Foundation.
From left, Amar Gupta, dean of the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems; Lauren Birney, principal investigator of the Pace STEM Collaboratory and School of Education faculty member; Jonathan Hill, co-principal investigator and associate dean of the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems; Andrea (Penny) Spencer, dean of the School of Education; and Uday Sukhatme, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Pace University.
Westchester Real Estate Inc. recently announced that 18 brokers and salespersons in the organization graduated from Floyd Wickman’s S.M.A.R.T. Program Dec. 7 at the HGAR offices. The program focuses on presentation, negotiation and selling skills, creating a permanent referral base with long-term residual value, time management skills and the principals of providing exceptional service. Graduates must complete an intensive 42-day training program and demonstrate mastery of the essential program skills.