Briarcliffe College

Old-school art, next-gen tech converge at Five Towns

By GREGORY ZELLER // Once the pipedream of an overactive imagination, a new Interactive Computer Graphics degree program is now resetting educational and professional trends at Five Towns College. With the start of the Fall 2018 semester, the Dix Hills-based college has officially introduced its new course, the masterwork of digital innovator Paul Lipsky, who spearheaded the effort – including creation of the program curriculum – in an effort to right some wrongs he perceives…


Ex-Briarcliffe College prez gets technical at TCI

The Manhattan-based TCI College of Technology has tapped a longtime Long Island college administrator to be its new president. Bethpage resident George Santiago Jr. is TCI’s new president and CEO, according to an announcement Thursday by the college’s Board of Directors. Santiago, who also fills a seat on the board, assumed the office in late May. The new president joins TCI after a decade as president and CEO of Briarcliffe College, a business- and healthcare-focused…