Author Archives: Dr. Jamie Pinchot

About Dr. Jamie Pinchot

Professor of Computer and Information Systems at Robert Morris University

2020 Career Opportunities at BNY Mellon

Full-time job placement for students graduating in 2020…

OCAP – Operation Campus Analyst Program
Follow the link below for details of job description and qualifications:
https://jobs.bnymellon.com/jobs/1910951?lang=en-us

Internship opportunities for junior undergraduate student…

SAP – Summer Analyst Program
Follow the link below for details of job description and qualifications:
https://jobs.bnymellon.com/jobs/1906742?lang=en-us

May apply online.

Locations include:
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
• Boston area (Everett, Westborough), Massachusetts
• Orlando & Lake Mary, Florida
• Dallas & Houston, Texas
• New York, New York.

You may also seek help from an academic adviser or other faculty to prepare resume and application.

RMU Students win TRISS Scholarships

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Congratulations to Brandon Nelson, Christopher Cullen, and Kaden Mahsoob, who each won a $1,000 scholarship, awarded by the Three Rivers Information Security Symposium (TRISS) planning committee. Thanks to Professor Karen Paullet for her recommendation. Professor Paullet and the Top Secret Colonials have been active supporters of the TRISS the symposium and the TRISS Scholarship Program.

Cybersecurity Scholarships

Students in cybersecurity degrees should consider the following federal scholarship opportunities:

CyberCorps Scholarship For Service from the US Office of Personnel Management
DoD Cyber Scholarship program from the US Department of Defense

Dr. Laverty honored as AITP-EDSIG Fellow

lavertyThe CIS Department congratulates Dr. J. Packy Laverty who was inducted as an AITP-EDSIG Fellow at the 2019 EDSIG Conference for Information Systems and Computing.  AITP-EDSIG Fellows are inducted in honor of their long-term, meaningful, and effective support of AITP-EDSIG in its mission to improve information systems (IS) education and foster the careers of IS faculty.

Dr. Laverty is a Professor of Computer Information Systems and Coordinator of Enterprise Systems at Robert Morris University.  Prior to his time at RMU, he held faculty positions at University of Pittsburgh, St. Vincent’s College, Community College of Allegheny County, and Carlow College. He has 35 years of professional consulting experience which includes working closely with IBM on its z-System academic initiative and curriculum. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting and a MBA from Duquesne University. He received his Ph.D. in Academic Computing from University of Pittsburgh. In addition, he has obtained numerous IT-related certifications. During his 44 years as an information systems and business administration educator, he has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate classes including Linux, Java, IBM DB2, Unix, COBOL, Oracle, HTML, JavaScript, and MySQL-PHP, just to name a few.

During his time in academics, Dr. Laverty has established a consistent research record including publications and innovative outcomes assessment initiatives. He has consistently published in the Information Systems Education Journal and Issues in Information Systems journal, as well as presented his research at numerous international and national conferences. Dr. Laverty has been actively involved with EDSIG throughout the years serving as the workshop chair, publishing papers, making presentations, and always willing to help out wherever needed.

Congratulations, Dr. Laverty, on receiving this prestigious honor.

TSC Fundraiser at All-Star Sports on October 29th

The Top Secret Colonials (TSC) will be hosting a fundraiser on Tuesday, October 29th from 4:00 pm to close at the All-Star Sports Bar in Robinson located at 6302 Robinson Centre Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.

This fundraiser directly supports the club. We will have raffle items including gift baskets, gift cards, and more.  We hope to see you there and please spread the word!

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PNC is coming to RMU – October 1, 2019

Representatives from PNC Bank‘s recruiting team will be on campus for a presentation on Tuesday, October 1st from 4:30 – 5:30 pm in the Wheatley Atrium.  PNC will be presenting on their Summer Internship and Early Career Development Programs. They are ready to hire for summer.

This is a TSC sponsored event. You will receive 1 hour of SET credit for professional development. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

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