Computer Science Receives
Major Software Gift
by Dave Reid
From Dateline (September 25, 2003)
The Computer Science Department has received
a major boost in the form of a gift of Automated Error Prevention
software from Parasoft Corp. in Monrovia.
The software, which has a market value of $1.5 million,
“will be of great value to the proposed master’s of
software engineering online degree program to begin in fall 2004,”
said Dorota M. Huizinga, acting associate dean of the College of
Engineering and Computer Science and professor of computer science.
“Parasoft Corp. is a firm
be-liever in providing computer science students with the most comprehensive
training on current software and methodologies,” said Adam
Kolawa, Parasoft chief executive officer and a degree advisory board
“Our products and solutions
are designed to help developers integrate best practices throughout
the entire software develop- ment lifecycle,” he noted.
Parasoft develops and markets proprietary development
tools and solutions to help companies eliminate and prevent software
“Their gift fits our curriculum
very well and also can be used in connection with other computer
science courses,” said Huizinga.
“We certainly appreciate
their donation and their support of higher education and the computer
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