MATYCNJ Fall 2020 Meeting  

in conjunction with the

Community College Computer Consortium of New JErsey

Data Science Summit

November 7th, 2020

9am – 3:30pm



To join a session, click on the session name to join the meeting via Zoom.







9:00 – 9:30 am




9:30 – 10:00am


Welcome to MATYCNJ Fall Meeting




Updates from AMATYC

Kelly Fitzpatrick, President, MATYCNJ

Michael Tirrito, President, CCCC

Dr. Anthony Iacono, President of CCM

Dr. Kathleen Naasz, Dean, School of BMET

Dennis Ebersole, Vice-President, AMATYC, Mid-Atlantic Region

10:15 – 11:00 am

Keynote: The Joy of Data Science

Hadley Wickham, Chief Scientist, RStudio





11:15 am – 12:00 pm


Data Science at a Community College


Expanding Pathways to a Data Science Career by Developing a Certification in Data Science and Analytics


NSF Award  # 2000887

Kelly Fitzpatrick, Nancy Binowski, Professors, County College of Morris

Vendor Presentation

Hannah Bullard, Hawkes Learning

Break the Ice

Andrea Gloetzer, Daniela Kitanska, Professors, Passaic County Com College

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm


Lunch Break

Link will be open for networking and open conversations

4CCC Business Meeting

Michael Tirrito, President, CCCC

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

MATYCNJ Business Meeting

Kelly Fitzpatrick, President, MATYCNJ





1:15 – 2:00 pm


Vendor Presentation

Sid Grover, Edfinity

Math is Magical!

Check Out Some Mathemagics!

George Soliman, Professor, Raritan Valley Community College

Discussion Boards in Blackboard

Heather Wolfgang, Ania Cecala, Professors, County College of Morris





2:15 – 3:00 pm


What is Data Science?

People buying a left shoe also buy a right one.

Jerry Tuttle, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design


Samuel Pinkava, Professor, Ocean County College

Student Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

Ashley Tasy, Professor, Brookdale Community College

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Creating a Data Science Program at a Two-Year College

Joe Diaco, Mathematics Chair

Tuan Le, Mathematics

Anita Wright, Computer Sciene

Camden Community College