International student Meghna Samant was born in Mumbai, India. When she was in high school, she moved to the Fiji Islands. From Fiji, Meghna decided she wanted to pursue college specifically in New Jersey. She chose College of Saint Elizabeth because it was small, beautiful, and offered a financial aid package.
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The mission of the Computer Software Engineering Program is to strive for excellence in engaged teaching and learning by promoting the development of mathematical and computer competence and by fostering the ability to apply mathematics and computer technology to related fields. The Program will seek to emphasize the provision of educational opportunities to underrepresented and under-served students in STEM fields. It will endeavor to furnish all of its students with specialized skills and knowledge in the field of computer software engineering that will complement the broad knowledge base and transferable skills afforded to them through the College's Liberal Arts tradition.
1. Acquire knowledge, skills and a high level of competence in computer software engineering
2. Develop the ability to analyze a computer software engineering problem and be able to apply computer software engineering principles, theory and current technologies in designing an appropriate solution with the understanding of professional, ethical, security, and social issues and responsibilities
3. Demonstrate the ability to clearly and effectively communicate ideas and solutions in computer software engineering with a range of audiences
1. Small classes and caring faculty with real-world experiences
2. Flexible curriculum to suit student’s need
3. Internship opportunities
On her internship: "I was introduced to the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Atlantic Health, Linda Reed. I told her about my interests in project management and growing industries. It was my first time being exposed to the health care IT, so I got to learn multiple new things each day. I loved that."
– Blen Tesfay, '16
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