David Sachs
iPace Liaison

E-mail: dsachs@pace.edu

School/College: Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Department(s): Information Technology West
Primary Location: Goldstein Academic Center 324

Office Hours: (Spring 2018)

Office Phone:
+1 (914) 773-3319

Fax Phone: 914-763-9324


EdD, Columbia University, Teachers College, 1978

Educational Administration

M.Ed., Columbia University, Teachers College, 1977

Educational Administration

MA, New York University, 1970


BA, Colgate University, 1969


Scheduled Courses

Spring 2018:
No courses scheduled.

View All Courses Taught
  • AIT 103: Online Seminar
  • AIT 107: Cmptr Applctns for Tlcmnctns
  • AIT 109: Broadband Essentials
  • AIT 111: AC/DC Electrical Circuits
  • AIT 113: Solid State Devices & Circuits
  • AIT 120: Bus & Tchncl Comm for Telecom
  • AIT 170: Basic Telephony & Voice Comm
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Access
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Excel
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Pwrpt
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Word
  • AIT 223: Dgtl & Mcrprcssr Fndmntls
  • AIT 231: Cabling Technology
  • AIT 235: Sgnl Transmissions for Telecom
  • AIT 241: Data Transmission Systems
  • AIT 245: Data & Emrgng Comm Technlgy
  • AIT 371: Fiber Optics
  • AIT 381: Emerging Broadband Tchnlgy
  • AIT 382: Voice Over IP Technologies
  • AIT 383: Emerging Wireless Technologies
  • CHE 105: Consumer Chemistry
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIS 102: Tpc: Intro to Project Manager
  • CIS 133: Social Media
  • CIT 335: Creating w/the Interactive Web
  • CIT 481: Cpstn in Infrmtn Tchnlgy
  • CIT 490: Independent Study in Infor Tec
  • COM 221: Professional Communication
  • DCS 860: Topic: Assistive Technology
  • DCS 861: Scl Ntwrkng Opprtnts & Chllngs
  • ENG 110: Composition
  • ENG 120: Critical Writing
  • HIS 113: Wealth and American Culture
  • INT 196: Integrity Issues in Telecom
  • INT 196: Prior Learning Assessment
  • INT 196: Telecom Wrkrs/20th Cen Lbr His
  • IT 603: Overview of Infrmtn Security
  • IT 605: Database Management Systems
  • IT 607: System Dvlpmnt & Prjct Mgmnt
  • LIT 196: Tpc: Amer Det Fiction-Nactel
  • LIT 200: Global Crossings: Nactel
  • LIT 343: Contemporary Amrcn Literature
  • MAT 125: Technical Math 1
  • MGT 323: Orgnzl Bhvr & Virtual Entrprs
  • OIS 090: Topic: Academic Skills Sem (C)
  • PAA 690: Practicum
  • PSY 196: Topics in Psychology
  • PSY 256: Psy of Persnal Adjstmnt
  • PSY 323: Psychology of Learning
  • SCI 150: Astronomy
  • SOC 113: Dynamics of Change
  • TS 090: Tpc: Academic Skill Semnr
  • TS 313: Multimedia Applctn / Mcrcmptr
  • TS 314: Computer Operating Systems
  • TS 333: Plng Dsgn Implmtn & Evltn
  • TS 341: Networking Technologies
  • TS 351: Cmptr Hrdwre: Trblesht / Mntnc
  • TS 410: Innvtv Tech for Complex Issues
  • TS 652: Using Intrnt as Instrctl Tool
  • Research Interests

    Social media, telehealth, online education

    Awards and Honors

    • National Association of Counties - , May 1, 2016 - 2016 Achievement Award - NACo
    • National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, May 12, 2015 - Aging Achievement Award (to the TIPS Program)
    • The Sloan Consortium, October 30, 2014 - Sloan-C Fellow
    • NACTEL Board, May 20, 2014 - David Sachs Award


    • Westchester County - Channel 12 [TV], May 8 2014
      I was interviewed at a telehealth event at the Westchester County Center on May 8, 2014 about the new telehealth initiative that is being offered in Westchester County.


    • Association for Computing Machinery

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Sachs, D., Coppola, J. & , . (2017, June 1). Telehealth Intervention Program for Seniors (TIPS). Weinberg Foundation , Private , $1,000,000.00 . Funded,This proposal is intended to continue and extend the TIPS program that began in 2014. The goal is to continue the program in Westchester and Scranton, and to extend the program to Fairfield, CT and Baltimore, MD
    • Sachs, D. & Coppola, J. (2014, June 1). Telehealth Intervention Programs for Seniors (TIPS). Weinberg Foundation , Private , $1,385,000.00 . Funded,
    • Sachs, D. & Coppola, J. (2016, January 1). ITIPS - Expanding the TIPS Project. AARP - American Association of Retired Persons , Private , $150,000.00 . Funded,This project will provide funds to expand the TIPS program to include 3 additional sites - 2 in Westchester and 1 in Scranton PA, along with funding for additional hardware.


    Sachs, D. & Tessema, T. (2017, September). Beginner's Guide to Web Designing with Google Sites, Third Edition. , pages 177.

    McHaney, R. & Sachs, D. (2016, September). Appendix A: Web 2.0 and Social Media Applications. Web 2.0 and Social Media: Business in a Connected World. Frederiksburg, Denmark: Ventus Publishing. (Issue 3rd ) , pages 313. http://www.bookboon.com

    Coppola, J., Shin, N., Sachs, D., Gaur, C., Gaur, D., , N. P., Moffit, G., Kravette, K. & DeRoss, A. (2013, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Usability and Benefits of Telehealth Pilot for Older Adults: Via a Service-Learning Technology Partnership. Communications of the International Information Management Association Conference (IIMA). Vol 13 (Issue 4)

    Farrell, B., Hale, N. & Sachs, D. An Ethnographic Pilot Study Exploring the Future ELearning. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks.


    Sachs, D. (2015, May 4). American Telemedicine Association 2015 Annual Conference. The Impact of Technology As A Game Changer in Chronic Disease Management. American Telemedicine Association, Los Angeles, CA

    Sachs, D. (2015, March 15). American Society on Aging Annual Conference. A Model Assistive Intergenerational Telehealth Program for Older Adults. Chicago, Illinois

    Coppola, J., Sachs, D., Hauser, H. & Phipps, C. (2014, October). Collaborative Age: Integration Across the Disciplines. TIPS - An Innovative Intergenerational Telehealth Program: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Older Adults & Caregivers. State Society on Aging, NYC, NY

    Sachs, D. (2014, September 8). American Telemedicine Association 2014 Fall Forum. Emerging Technologies & Innovations for Chronic Health Management. American Telemedicine Association, Palm Desert, CA

    Sachs, D. & Coppola, J. (2014, May 8). Telehealth Conference. Telehealth Overview. Westchester County, Tarrytown, NY

    Farrell, B., Hale, N. & Sachs, D. (2013, November 20). ALN - International meeting. ALN Corporate SIG session. SLOAN C, Orlando, FL


    • Seidenberg TAP Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: I am working with other faculty to review candidates who are up for tenure or promotion.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: We will provide recommendations about promotion and tenure to the Dean and to the University TAP committee.
    • Seidenberg Dean's Search Committee [Other]
      Desc: I served as Faculty co-chair of this committee.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: The search ended successfully in June 2016 with the appointment of a new Dean.
    • Seidenberg Faculty Search Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: I am a member of the committee that is searching for new faculty members for the Seidenberg School.
    • Seidenberg Restructuring Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: I am one of four members of the Seidenberg Restructuring Committee. We are working to develop a plan to reduce Seidenberg expenses and to develop new programs.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: The committee will deliver a report to the Provost and others about how to cut costs and how to increase revenue.


    • CDFPT Appeals Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: I was a member of this committee for 2017. Our job was to review the appeals that resulted from the work of the CDFPT.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: We reviewed and evaluated two appeals that were brought before the committee. We made our determinations and they were forwarded to President Friedman.
    • Seidenberg Dean Search Committee [Committee Chair]
      Desc: I was co-chair of the Seidenberg Dean Search Committee in Spring 2016.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: The key accomplishment is that we were able to select a new Dean for the School.
    • Victor Goldsmith Review Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: I worked with the members of this committee to evaluate Victor Goldsmith and the Office of Sponsored Research
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: We completed the evaluation in a timely fashion.