Mary Courtney
Professor

E-mail: mcourtney@pace.edu

Personal Website: Click Here

School/College: Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Department(s): Computer Science West
Primary Location: Goldstein Academic Center Room 313

Office Hours: (Fall 2014)
Tuesday, Thursday
2:30PM-5:00PM
Monday, Wednesday
(by Appointment Only)
1:30PM-4:30PM

Office Phone:
+1 (914) 773-3406

Education

EdD, Columbia University, Teachers College, 1991

College Teaching of Mathematics

MS, Pace University, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, 1984

Computer Science

MA, Lehman College, 1975

Mathematics

BA, College of Mt. St. Vincent, 1972

Mathematics

Scheduled Courses

Fall 2014:
  • CS 121: Computer Programming I
  • CS 113: Mathematical Structures for CS

View All Courses Taught
  • CIS 101: Cmptrs & Environmental Science
  • CIS 101: Cmptrs & Frnsc Scnce Lrng Pod
  • CIS 101: Computers & Social Respnsblty
  • CIS 101: Computers & Social Rspnsblty
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing -CAP
  • CIS 101: Urban Environment
  • CIT 241: Database Management
  • CIT 312: Introduction to Programming l
  • CIT 314: Introduction to Programming II
  • CIT 471: Information Tchnlgy Internship
  • CS 113: Mathematical Structures for CS
  • CS 121: Computer Programming I
  • CS 122: Computer Programming II
  • CS 241: Data Structures/algorithms I
  • CS 242: Data Structure/Algorithms II
  • CS 387: Database Design
  • CS 602: Fndmntl Cmptr Sci I with Java
  • CS 623: Database Management Systems
  • CS 631: UNIX System Programming
  • IS 223: Fundamentals of Programming
  • IS 323: Object-Oriented Programming
  • IS 481: Database Mgmt and Orgztn
  • IS 612: Objct Oriented Cncpts & Dvlpmt
  • IS 613: Database Management Systems
  • IT 600: Ovrvw -Cmptr Network / IT Tech
  • IT 605: Database Management Systems
  • IT 608: Web Dev II: Java Applets/Serv
  • IT 636: XML Application Development
  • UNV 101: First-year Sem:University Comm
  • UNV 101: First-year Sem:unversity Commu
  • UNV 101: First-Yr Smnr: Unvrsty Commnty
  • Research Interests

    Algorithms; Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation (Graph Theory); Computer Science Education;

    Awards and Honors

    • Pace University, May 1, 2005 - 2005 University Faculty Award for Distinguished Service
    • NULL, January 1, 2004 - Who's Who Among American College Teachers
    • October 2003 - St. Patricks Elementary School Hall of Fame
    • NULL, January 1, 2003 - Inducted as Parent Representative into St. Patrick's School Hall of Fame
    • NULL, January 1, 2002 - Who's Who Among American College Teachers
    • April 2000 - Cardinal Spellman HS Athletic Hall of Fame
    • Pace University, CSIS, December 31, 1997 - CSIS Excellence in Service Award

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • APCC
    • CCSC
    • IEEE - SIGCSE
    • Iona College
      Iona College Computer Science Advisory Board

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Courtney, M. (2005, October 1). CCSC 2005 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. 2005 conference, iona college. Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
    • Courtney, M. (2005, October 1). CCSC 2005 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. 2005 conference, iona college. Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
    • Courtney, M. (2005, October 1). CCSC 2005 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. 2005 conference, iona college. Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
    • Courtney, M. (2005, April 1). CCSCNE 2005 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges — Northeastern Region. 2005 conference, providence college. Providence College, Providence, RI
    • Courtney, M. & Gargano, M. (2003, November 16). Mathematics Honor Society Induction. Hendrick hudson high school convocation. Hendrick Hudson High School, NY
    • Courtney, M. (2003, October 1). CCSC 2005 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. Montclair State University
    • Courtney, M. (2003, October 1). CCSC 2005 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. Discussion entitled, "objects first". Montclair State University
    • Courtney, M. (2003, October 1). CCSC 2005 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. Presentation entitled, "on the fence, while learning to draw". Montclair State University
    • Courtney, M. (2003, April 1). CCSCNC 2003 - Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges: Northeastern Conference. Central Connecticut State, CT
    • Courtney, M. (2003, April 1). CCSCNC 2003 - Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges: Northeastern Conference. "teaching cs courses online". Central Connecticut State, CT
    • Courtney, M. (2002, March 1). CCSCNE 2002 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges — Northeastern Region.
    • Courtney, M. (2001, March 1). CSCCNE.
    • Courtney, M. (2001, March 1). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2001.
    • Stix, A. & Epelbaum, S. S. (2000, November 9). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000. 2000 conference. Philadelphia, PA
    • Courtney, M. & Stix, A. (2000, September 1). DIMACS Conference 2000 - Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science. Developed solution in java to the "complemented domination" problem written by michael gargano. Rutgers University, Long Island, NY
    • Courtney, M. & Stix, A. (2000, September 1). Sixteenth Eastern Small College Computer Conference. "moving from c++ to java". Scranton University, Scranton, Pennsylvania
    • Courtney, M. & Murthy, N. (1998, May 1). Faculty Research Day - May 1998. "a new algorithm for clipping a line". Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems, White Plains, New York
    • Courtney, M. (1998, April 24). Third Annual Northeastern Conference of the Consortium of Computing in Small Colleges. Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
    • Courtney, M. (1996, April 1). Faculty Research Day - April 1996. "using labs to teach computer graphics". Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems, White Plains, New York

    Department Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: Attended Pepsico and IBM events for student internships.
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Special Student Project(s)]
      Desc: Worked with Karen Ennis and Dr. Pastore on the Kaufman internship project.

    College Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
      Desc: Committee led by Mehdi Badii on Game Programming and Committee led by Lixin Tao on Internet Programming
    • Kennedy Catholic High School [Committee Chair]
    • St. Patrick's Parish [Committee Member]

    University Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: Participant in CSIS Scholarship Luncheon, Fall Open House, contacted prospective students, attended Graduation Ceremonies, CSIS Award Ceremony.

    PUBLIC SERVICE

    • St. Patricks Finance Committee [Member]