I chose Siena because of the community and because of the presidential scholarship I received. Go visit a handful of schools, and I guarantee you won’t find another campus that’s as friendly as Siena—even something as simple as everyone holding the door for each other—it just felt right. It also meant a lot to me that Siena believed in my academic potential and was willing to contribute to my education.
Truthfully, I came to Siena wanting to become a Math teacher. Part of the Math curriculum was to take one year of computer science and I just fell in love with the idea of my final projects being actual code instead of lengthy papers.
Unquestionably it was studying abroad in Argentina. I was lucky enough to transfer in some college level credits from St. John’s at the high school level. That allowed me to take a full semester and live with a host family down in Buenos Aires. It was probably the most challenging and humbling thing I have ever experienced.
I’ll keep this short and sweet… Discrete Mathematics. Why? Professor Jim Matthews.
I currently work at the National Hockey League as the Director of Product Development; I’m in charge of overseeing development of our flagship app, our 22 of the 30 club apps, and our websites.
Class of 2007
Computer Science Major