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David Sachs

Pace Online Liaison

Seidenberg School of CSIS

Information Technology West

  • @Pleasantville
    Goldstein Academic Center 324
Office Hours

Mon 1:00pm-3:30pm

Wed 1:00pm-3:30pm


EdD , Columbia University, Teachers College , 1978
Educational Administration

M.Ed. , Columbia University, Teachers College , 1977
Educational Administration

MA , New York University , 1970

BA , Colgate University , 1969

Awards and Honors

  • National Association of Counties - , May 1, 2016 - 2016 Achievement Award - NACo
  • National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, May 12, 2015 - Aging Achievement Award (to the TIPS Program)
  • The Sloan Consortium, October 30, 2014 - Sloan-C Fellow
  • NACTEL Board, May 20, 2014 - David Sachs Award


Hamilton, T., Johnson, L., Quinn, B., Coppolla, J., Migliaccio, J., Phipps, C. & Schwartz, J. (2019, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 08). Telehealth Intervention Programs for Seniors: An Observational Study. Telemedicine Journal of E Health.

Sachs, D. & Tessema, T. (2017, September). Beginner's Guide to Web Designing with Google Sites, Third Edition. , pages 177.

McHaney, R. & Sachs, D. (2016, September). Appendix A: Web 2.0 and Social Media Applications. Web 2.0 and Social Media: Business in a Connected World. Frederiksburg, Denmark: Ventus Publishing. (Issue 3rd ) , pages 313. http://www.bookboon.com


Social media, telehealth, online education

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Sachs, D. (2019, June 1). Proposal to extend TIPS to Newark NJ.
Fannie Mae , Federal , $500,000.00 . Funded,

Sachs, D. (2019, June 1). Continuity Proposal to extend TIPS for Years 6 and 7.
Weinberg Foundation , Private , $250,000.00 . Funded,

Sachs, D., Coppola, J. & , . (2017, June 1). Telehealth Intervention Program for Seniors (TIPS).
Weinberg Foundation , Private , $1,000,000.00 . Funded,This proposal is intended to continue and extend the TIPS program that began in 2014. The goal is to continue the program in Westchester and Scranton, and to extend the program to Fairfield, CT and Baltimore, MD

Sachs, D. & Coppola, J. (2016, January 1). ITIPS - Expanding the TIPS Project.
AARP - American Association of Retired Persons , Private , $150,000.00 . Funded,This project will provide funds to expand the TIPS program to include 3 additional sites - 2 in Westchester and 1 in Scranton PA, along with funding for additional hardware.


  • Westchester County - Channel 12 [TV], May 8 2014
    I was interviewed at a telehealth event at the Westchester County Center on May 8, 2014 about the new telehealth initiative that is being offered in Westchester County.


  • Association for Computing Machinery


  • Seidenberg Faculty Council [Committee Chair]
  • Seidenberg School Faculty Council [Other]
    Desc: I attended Seidenberg Faculty Council meetings and took notes.
  • Seidenberg TAP Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: I was a member of the committee (5 members). We reviewed the CDFPT applications for 3 Seidenberg Faculty members who were up for tenure and promotion.
  • Seidenberg TAP Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: I am working with other faculty to review candidates who are up for tenure or promotion.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: We will provide recommendations about promotion and tenure to the Dean and to the University TAP committee.
  • Seidenberg Dean's Search Committee [Other]
    Desc: I served as Faculty co-chair of this committee.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: The search ended successfully in June 2016 with the appointment of a new Dean.
  • Seidenberg Restructuring Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: I am one of four members of the Seidenberg Restructuring Committee. We are working to develop a plan to reduce Seidenberg expenses and to develop new programs.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: The committee will deliver a report to the Provost and others about how to cut costs and how to increase revenue.


  • Westchester Grievance Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Should there be grievances about various issues, we will work with the appropriate parties to resolve them.
  • CDFPT Appeals Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: I am a member of this committee. Should there be any appeals from the CDFPT committee, we will review them.
  • CDFPT Appeals Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: I was a member of this committee for 2017. Our job was to review the appeals that resulted from the work of the CDFPT.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: We reviewed and evaluated two appeals that were brought before the committee. We made our determinations and they were forwarded to President Friedman.
  • Seidenberg Dean Search Committee [Committee Chair]
    Desc: I was co-chair of the Seidenberg Dean Search Committee in Spring 2016.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: The key accomplishment is that we were able to select a new Dean for the School.
  • Victor Goldsmith Review Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: I worked with the members of this committee to evaluate Victor Goldsmith and the Office of Sponsored Research
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: We completed the evaluation in a timely fashion.
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