Division of Computer Science, Mathematics
Professors Helen Cloherty, Larry Stouder and Richard Scorce
served as judges at the Long Island Science and Engineering Fair
held at the Crestwood Country Club in Westbury, Long Island on
March 28, 2006. Professor Cloherty judged the semifinalists
on the last day of the competition. She also judged six
entries in the fields of mathematics and computer science.
Professor Ellen Tufano co-chaired a session on Internet Security
as part of Sonia Kovalevsky Day on March 8, 2006 at St.
John’s. Sonia Kovalevsky was the first woman to earn a Ph.D.
in Mathematics, Professor Tufano explained, adding “we celebrate
her achievement in hopes of encouraging female students to consider
advanced study in the field of Mathematics and Science.” The
program named in her honor is for high school girls throughout the
metropolitan area and their teachers.
In honor of Women’s History Month, male administrators in
CPS hosted a luncheon for the women of CPS. Approximately 30
administrators and staff attended the luncheon, which was held in
Bent Hall Room 277.
On March 23, 2006, also in honor of Women’s History Month, CPS
hosted a women faculty celebratory tea, chaired by Professors
Judith Cramer and Nancy Rourke of the Division of Humanities
Approximately 25 female faculty members attended the event at the
University Center Lecture Hall.