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Willliam BowersSenior Lecturer in Information Sciences and Technology

MBA, Penn State Great Valley

MS, Information Science, Penn State Great Valley

BS, Computer Science, West Chester University

e-mail: whb108@psu.edu
Phone: 610-396-6276
Office: 216 Gaige Building


Bill joined the faculty in 2001 after working in IT with several large companies and as a consultant. His experience includes programming in a number of languages from assembler through fifth generation languages. Bill is an MCP in SQL Server and has worked in MySQL. He has worked with clients to determine and define software requirements to fulfill business needs and goals and has extensive user interface design experience. As a consultant, he has managed software development projects for a variety of large corporations.

Bill teaches a wide variety of IST courses, including programming, the social impact of IT, the legal and regulatory environment of IT, user interface design, databases and computer forensics. He also serves in the University Faculty Senate and the Berks Faculty Senate. He is a member of the Occupational Advisory Council for the computer science programs at the Reading Muhlenberg Career & Technology Center. Bill also volunteers as a puppy home for Canine Partners for Life (www.k94life.org), raising puppies to become service dogs.