Honors and Awards

Deans List – Penn State | Fall 2012 and Spring 2015

2013-14 Fischer Family Scholarship for Continuing and Distance Education | Awarded based on my current status as an undergraduate student and outstanding academic achievements.


RHCE – May 2019
RHCSA – June 2017
Cisco CCENT – June 2013
Undergraduate Certificate in Information Science and Technology from Penn State. Undergraduate Certificate in Security and Risk Analysis

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SRA 111 – Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis | This introductory course spans areas of security, risk, and analysis covering contexts in government agencies and business organizations.

SRA 211 – Threat of Terrorism and Crime | Provides an overview of nature, scope, and seriousness of threats to security as a result of terrorism and crime.

SRA 221 – Overview of Information Security | Provides an understanding of the overview of information security including security architecture, access control, and internet security applications.

CMPSC 101 – Intro to C++ Programming | Properties of algorithms, languages, and notations for describing algorithms, applications of a procedure-oriented language to problem-solving.

IST 110 – Information, People and Technology | The use, analysis and design of information systems and technologies to organize, coordinate, and inform human enterprises.

IST 220 – Networking and Telecommunications | Introduction to digital network topologies; transmission media, signal modulation, digital packet switching and routing, systems integration, communications management, and security.

IST 250 – New Media and the Web | Introduction to how the World Wide Web utilizes emerging technologies. Students acquire a conceptual understanding of constructing Web sites.

IST 210 – Organizational Data | Introduction to the concept of databases including the storage, manipulation, evaluation, and display of data and related issues.

IST 260W – Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design | Introduction to systems analysis and design, stressing the process of requirements acquisition, specification, design, and implementation.

IST 301 – Information and Organization | Overview of organizational structures and functions. Includes information processing and analytic perspectives of organizations.

IST 111S – Seminar in Information Sciences and Technology | Introduction to academic requirements, career planning, and information literacy for students majoring in the College of Information Sciences and Technology.

IST 302 – IT Project Management | Exploration and application of the basic concepts, methodologies, and tools of project management in the field of information sciences and technology.

IST 454 – Cyber Forensics | Fundamental issues and concepts of computer forensics; aspects of computer and cybercrime; methods to uncover, protect, exploit, and document digital evidence; tools, techniques, and procedure to perform computer and cybercrime investigation.

ART 203 – Art of Web Design | This course will focus on utilizing graphic formats ideal for web-based work and designing with web standards.

CAS 100C- Effective Speech | Principles of communication, implemented through analysis and evaluation of messages, with some attention to formal speaking and group discussion.

ENGL 202C – Effective Writing, Technical Writing | Writing for students in scientific and technical disciplines.

French 001 – Elementary French | Grammar, with reading and writing of simple French; oral and aural work stressed.

Math 021 – College Algebra I | Quadratic equations; equations in quadratic form; word problems; graphing; algebraic fractions; negative and rational exponents; radicals.

Math 022 – College Algebra II and Analytic Geometry | Relations, functions, graphs; polynomial, rational functions, graphs; word problems; nonlinear inequalities; inverse functions; exponential, logarithmic functions; conic sections; simultaneous equations.

Astro 010 – Elementary Astronomy | Introductory survey of modern astronomy from planets and stars to galaxies and the universe.

Astro 011 – Elementary Astronomy Laboratory | Selected experiments and explorations to illustrate major astronomical principles and techniques. Telescopes observations of planets, stars, and nebulae.