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Dr. Deborah Whitfield, Ph.D.
deborah.whitfield@sru.edu
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Courses Taught
  • Introduction to Programming using Pascal
  • Computer Literacy
  • FORTRAN Programming
  • Computer Concepts
  • Computers and Information Systems
  • QBASIC
  • Introduction to Programming: C++
  • Advanced Programming: C++
  • Small Computer Languages: C
  • Small Computer Languages: Unix
  • Scripting in Unix (sh, csh, perl)
  • Programming for E-commerce
  • Architecture
  • Operating Systems
  • Compiler Design and Implemntation
  • Compiler Transformations
Tigger: The bounciest kind!
Goofy and Me
Destiny - Burnese Mountain Dog
Professional Activities
  • Voting member of ACM
  • Member of SIGPLAN
  • Voting member of IEEE
  • Member of IEEE Computer Society
  • Editor of UPE International Newsletter
  • Member of the PA Assoc. of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) Executive Board
  • PACISE Secretary (1993-2000)
  • Member of the Ohio Academy of Sciences
  • SRU Faculty sponsor of ACM student chapter
  • SRU Faculty advisor student chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon
  • Program Chair for the Spring 1994 PACISE conference to be held at SRU.
  • Attended 1993 NIH sponsored Grant Writing Workshop
  • Attended the PACISE Fall 1993 conference
  • Attended the PACISE Spring 1993 conference and judged the student programming contest
  • Attended the PACISE Spring 1992 conference and judged the student programming contest
  • 1993 Referee for 1994 ACM SIGPLAN Programming Language Design and Implementation
  • 1993 Referee for a Special Issue of IEEE Parallel amd Distributed Technology: Systems amd Applications
  • 1993 Reviewer for Garrett's text on the C Programming Language to be published by Harcourt Brace College Publishing
  • 1992 Referee for Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems
  • 1991 Referee for Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences Two Day Workshop on Parallel Programming Tools
  • 1990 Referee for the Second Annual IEEE Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing
Department and University Contributions
  • Chair, Programming Contest for High School Students ('00 - '01)
  • Member of Middle States Review Board Committee ('99 -' 00)
  • Member of the University Assessment Core Workforce ('98 - '01)
  • Member of the University Liberal Studies Monitroing Committee ('94 - '00)
  • Chair, College TLTR ('96 - '98)
  • Member of the Teaching Learning Technology Roundtable ('95 - '98)
  • Member of the University International Studies Advisory Committee ('91 -'94)
  • Member of the Academic Network Advisory Group ('91 - '94)
  • Member, Evaluation and Tenure Committee ('99 - '01)
  • Member, Department Assessment Committee ('98 - '01)
  • Chair, Department Search Committtee ('96 - '00)
  • Chair, Sabbatical Committee ('00 - '01)
  • Department Representative for APSCUF (92 - '94)
  • Chair, Student Activities Committee ( '93 - '99)
  • Chair of Department Curriculum Committee: ('91 - '94, '00 - '01)
    Created a new Degree Program in Information Technology
    Revised Allied Area for the Information Systems Major
    Initiated discussions for MIS major
    Modified requirements for CS, IT, and IS majors
  • Proposed and developed new Advanced Programming Course for Information Systems Major
  • Member of the Department Equipment Committee('91 - 93)


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