Dr. Sandra Gorka

Associate Professor, Computer Science, Department Head

  • sgorka@pct.edu
  • 570.320.2400 ext. 7531
  • ATHS, Rm.E221
Dr. Sandra Gorka

Education

  • Ph.D. – Mathematics - University of Delaware
    Dissertation: Several Set Functions and Continuous Maps
  • M.S. – Mathematics - University of Delaware
  • M.S. – Mathematics - Shippensburg University
  • B.A. – Mathematics - Shippensburg University

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor – Information Technology Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, July 2009-present
    • Taught courses related to Unix/Linux, Programming, Networking, and Information Assurance and Security
  • Assistant Professor – Information Technology Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, May 2000-June 2009
    • Taught courses related to Unix/Linux, Programming, Networking, and Information Assurance and Security
  • Assistant Professor – Mathematics Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, August 1997-May 2000
    • Taught courses related to Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus
  • Adjunct Faculty – Computer Science Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, August 1998-May 2000
    • Taught courses related to Programming, Information Technology, and Unix/Linux
  • Adjunct Faculty – Mathematics Department,Widener University, September 1993-May 1997
    • Taught courses related to Algebra, Calculus, and Elementary Functions
  • Lecturer – Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Lincoln University, January 1994-May 1995
    • Taught courses related to Mathematics, Calculus, Algebra, and Freshman Word Processing
  • Instructor – Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, January 1990-February 1995
    • Taught courses related to Algebra, Statistics, Finite Math, and Calculus
  • Adjunct Faculty – Mathematics Department, Delaware County Community College, September1993-December 1993
    • Taught courses in Finite Mathematics

Work Experience

  • Consultant – Various institutions - Served as an external reviewer for Information Technology related academic programs
  • Consultant/Chief Technology Officer – Eagle Consulting Services, Inc.- Provided consulting, web development, and programming services
  • Consultant – IBM, Service Parts Support - Evaluated and made recommendations concerning IBM’s parts distribution system
  • ABET Program Evaluator – Evaluate academic programs for external accreditation

Dr. Gorka has extensive experience in course development and program evaluation. Her teaching interests include Information Assurance and Security, Unix/Linux, Risk Analysis, and ethical hacking.