Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

What's New

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

What's New

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Programs Accreditations, & Initiatives

Pace University's School of Computer Science and Information Systems now offers a doctorate of professional studies degree in computing studies for technology professionals. The degree includes part-time distance learning study with courses in applied science, information systems, telecommunications and emerging technologies.

The 48-credit program can be completed through part-time study with limited residency in three years, including the completion of an 18-credit core curriculum, a 12-credit advanced elective sequence and a 12-credit capstone research project. There also is a six-credit research seminar that spans the first two years.

The program offers applied research experience that emerges from the student's professional environment. "It also responds to the enormous need in the culture for [information technology] professionals who are current," says Dr. Susan M. Merritt, dean of the university's computer science and information systems school.

For more information, contact Merritt at (212) 346-1687, or by e-mail at

The American Indian College Fund has released a series of student handbooks designed to provide both inspiration and financial education to American Indian college students.

The four-handbook series, titled Developing Your Vision While Attending College, provide students with a step-by-step guide through the process of deciding to go to college and, once enrolled, learning about financial aid and money management. …

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