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Good to know: Saint Rose computer science majors net big internships

Mainframes were something Andrew Reifman-Packett ’16 had no experience with. But as soon as he started his summer internship at IBM in the Research Triangle Park of North Carolina, he was assigned to develop a framework for a new mainframe. “Very few colleges teach it and they didn’t expect me to know very much about the framework,” Reifman-Packett explained. “But…

Good to know: Saint Rose welcomes new faculty

With the start of the 2015-16 academic year, The College of Saint Rose welcomes the following professors to its full time tenure-track faculty: Kimberly Gero, assistant professor of computer science: Kimberly Gero earned her Ph.D. in computer science with a minor in mathematics at the University at Albany in 2015. Her degree focused on cryptographic protocol analysis. She earned her…

Good to know: Saint Rose computer science team takes second place at CCSCNE contest

Success hinged on speed, accuracy and knowing what not to worry about At the annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges northeast regional competition, 30 teams were given three hours to solve six problems. The first, titled the Sands of Time, asked for a program to determine how long it would take grains of sand to drop from the top…

Professor Shout-Out! Meet Dr. James Teresco

Dr. James D. Teresco, Associate Professor of Computer Science, has been with Saint Rose since 2012 Where did you attend school? Union College for my BS and MS degrees, RPI for my Ph.D. Where have you been employed? I’ve been mostly in higher ed: Williams College, Mount Holyoke College, Siena College, and now Saint Rose, but I also spent a…

Good to Know: Maureen Conroy ’72, math major with a stellar story

Here’s a good lesson for who was ever really, really good at one thing and really, really interested in another: You can use one to get to the other. Case in point is Maureen Conroy, a gifted math student and fan of space exploration who landed in a field that combines both, as a software designer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center…