About Jonas J. Patricko
Jonas J Patricko has been in the Information System field for several years. A graduate of SUNY College at Buffalo, Jonas has worked with various IT companies and higher education institutions in the technology industry through the changes and advancements of information technology. His teaching experience expands from college prep schools to colleges teaching IT and business courses that also include a position of information technology department chair. "I believe that learning never stops. We should continue to educate ourselves in our area of expertise especially in the IT field that continues to evolve". Jonas has also directed Information System seminars and workshops at WNY colleges and universities. Being involved in his own successful business for many years, Jonas knows both sides of education and real life experience. He is currently the program director of the Bachelors of the Business Administration Information Systems program and clinical assistant professor at Medaille College. Jonas plans to help continue expansion of the BBA- IS online program by staying current with the latest technology and course curriculum. Having current industry IT professional speakers address the students from time to time is essential for course success.
His professional achievements include: Advisor, University at Buffalo CS, advisor and Board Member NT school district technology advisor, advisor of computer science curriculum, Buffalo College Prep Schools, advisor & committee member ECMAA, Hall of Fame award IFMA martial arts instructor of the year and United States Coast Guard Aux Computer Specialist. Jonas is also an accomplished musician; he has written and produced music for a full-length feature film and artists for MCA Universal pictures. His most favorite hobbies are martial arts, music, water sports, and flying airplanes. Jonas likes spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.