Margaret “Peggy” McCoey is the Director of Graduate Programs in Computer Information Science, Information Technology, and Economic Crime Forensics at La Salle University. Born in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia in 1957, Peggy grew up in St. Martin of Tours parish attending their grade school before going to Little Flower High School. After graduation in 1975, Peggy entered La Salle University an undergraduate where she received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Peggy received a master’s degree from Villanova in 1984. Beginning in 1982, Peggy McCoey has taught at La Salle University in some capacity. Throughout the 1990’s, Peggy spent time with companies creating operating systems, data management, along with other duties assigned. In 1998 she became Director of the Digital Arts and Multimedia Design program where she oversaw the evolution of the program’s curriculum. In 2005, she moved to her current position. Within the La Salle community, Peggy has served on the Faculty Senate for two terms. This interview documents not only Peggy’s La Sallian experience which spans over three decades from her time as an undergraduate to her time as a professor and program director, but also the evolution of the Computer Science Department, and technology in the classroom.
McCoey, Margaret M. and Riffe, Matthew, "Interview of Margaret McCoey, M.S." (2015). All Oral Histories. 94.
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