Web Design for Nonprofits

Today, I had an awesome guest speaker for my Mercy College web design students, Gail Orser from Strategies for Organizational Success LLC, to speak about her professional experience working with non-profits. She shared about the importance of creating a good mission and vision statements along with the need for nonprofits to develop SMART Goals for… Continue reading Web Design for Nonprofits

Career Center

Last week, I went to visit MSMC’s Career Center. to chat with their Director, Ellen Bourhis Nolan, to arranged a future visit by her to my technology classes. I look forward to having her sharing about the Career Center’s resources that are available for MSMC’s students. It is also equally important for undergraduates to know… Continue reading Career Center

A King’s Vision

While yesterday our country celebrated Martin Luther King holiday. I like to share a family story that nobody likes to remember, just like this past year. A few years ago, I had the honor and privilege to learned about my extended family and their experienced with the civil rights movement. It took place in July… Continue reading A King’s Vision

What’s Your Passion?

The definition of passion can be viewed as enthusiasm and patience. Basically, if you have passion for a purpose, then you will succeed. If you lose interest in the vision, then you will most likely fail at whatever your doing because your heart isn’t in the mission. When teaching my students I often suggest when… Continue reading What’s Your Passion?

Presidential Debates

Really now, why must we hear the presidential candidates bicker? When are they going tell us what they stand for? I agree the host should have ability to mute the other speaker while the one is talking. Arguing like toddlers didn’t impress me nor change who I would vote for. With all the technology in… Continue reading Presidential Debates

Diversity is Cool!

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment. 1 Corinthians 1:10. I find what is happening in Seattle, Not Cool! While I support those… Continue reading Diversity is Cool!

Dogs Dig Technology

We had a blast in class today. We had the honor of meeting IBM Ai Jackie. Her Puppy Raiser, Lorraine Trapani, an IBM Watson executive, came to speak to my Marist College technology students. IBM Ai Jackie was super good in class while Lorraine shared about IBM’s partnership with Guiding Eyes for the Blind (GEB).… Continue reading Dogs Dig Technology

IBM Ai Jackie Pup

I am super excited to announce that I will be having an IBM guest speaker to one of my technology classes this coming Friday at 11am in LIB 303 classroom. I can’t wait to see my students faces light up by having a real live very special and famous puppy in class. Lorraine Trapani is… Continue reading IBM Ai Jackie Pup

2020 Vision

What is your vision for 2020? The joke is, "If you wear glasses you won't need to this year, because you will have 2020 vision". I expect there will be a lot more puns like this come in the New Year. Many people get caught up in the hoopla of festivities of celebration of 2020.… Continue reading 2020 Vision

IBM Watson & Puppies

My CISC 120 classes will have the privilege of meeting guest speaker Lorraine Trapani from IBM Watson and Keaton her trained guide dog. The students will learn about IBM’s New2Blue program and the partnership between IBM Watson and Guiding Eyes for the Blind (GEB). IBM Watson is collecting a lot of statistical data on puppies… Continue reading IBM Watson & Puppies