Pace Cybersecurity Academic Partnership (PCAP) aims to establish a pipeline of candidates for Pace’s cybersecurity program through collaboration with two-year colleges or programs, and to contribute Pace’s cybersecurity education and research experiences to student activities and faculty development in partner colleges.


PCAP includes seven partner colleges:

  • Borough of Manhattan Community College (New York, NY)
  • New York City College of Technology (New York, NY)
  • Orange County Community College (Middletown, NY)
  • Passaic County Community College (Paterson, NJ)
  • Rockland Community College (Suffern, NY)
  • Union County Community College (Cranford, NJ)
  • Westchester Community College (Valhalla, NY)


PCAP supports a set of academic activities for both students and faculty from Pace and its partner colleges including:

  • student workshops
  • collaborative research teams
  • faculty development workshops
  • faculty collaborative working group

In addition to the above activities, articulation agreements are designed to ensure compatibility and timely completion of degrees.


Li-Chiou Chen, PhD
Professor and Chairperson, Information Technology Department
Pace University, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
861 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Email: lchen@pace.edu    Phone: (914) 773 - 3907


PCAP receives support through the Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program (H98230-12-1-0436) and the National Science Foundation Scholarship for Service (DUE-1241585). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the  Department of Defense, the National Science Foundation, or the U.S. government.