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CURRICULUM VITAE - JAMES J SARKIS


Days gone that will never return

About

Residence: South End, Charlotte, NC
Birthplace: Rochester, NY

Education

St. John Fisher College [Pittsford, NY]
Summa cum laude
BS in Computer Science
Degree earned: Spring 2008
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Spanish
GPA: 4.0 out of 4.0
Class rank: 1

Spencerport High School [Spencerport, NY]
Regents Diploma with Distinction
Diploma earned: June 2004
GPA: 4.4 out of 4.5





Honors

St. John Fisher College

Trustees' Distinguished Scholar
Spring 2008
Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest cumulative grade point average.

Boris Rakover Award
Spring 2008
Awarded to the graduating senior who demonstrates excellence in Mathematics and Computing Sciences.

Dean's List
Fall 2004 to Spring 2008
Named to the Dean's list each semester.

Trustees' Scholarship
Spring 2004
Awarded the highest amount available to incoming students.

Spencerport High School

President's Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence
June 2004

Academic Bar and Letter
June 2004

Four years High Honor Roll
June 2004

Four years perfect attendance
June 2004

Academic Achievement
May 2003

Chemistry Achievement Award from the American Chemical Society
May 2003

Various academic awards for individual courses (Physics, History, etc.)
June 2000 to June 2004

Lectures

Object-Oriented Paradigm in C++
Course: CSCI-306-01 at St. John Fisher College
Date: Oct. 23, 2007
Delivered a lecture on utilizing Object-Oriented Programming techniques in C++ toward developing solutions to programming problems, and produced and administered an exam on Linked Lists.

Projects - Businesses

SoHo Yogurt Cafe [Greece, NY]
Online presence for Greece, NY frozen yogurt cafe.

Sarkis Printing & Bindery Services [Rochester, NY]
Online presence for Rochester, NY printing company.

Other Projects

Citation Wizard
Utility developed for students and writers to automate the generation of bibliographies according to MLA style specifications. Citation Wizard has received the endorsement of multiple academic institutions.
Web-based edition: PHP, JavaScript, HTML
Desktop edition: C#

Recordbase
Database application designed to catalog a user's vinyl record collection.
Browser-based edition: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server
Desktop edition: C#, MySQL

Rochester Churches
An encyclopedia of all Catholic churches, past and present, located within the geographic boundaries of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester.
Web site: PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML

Technical Competencies

Programming languages: BASIC, C, C++, C#, Java, Perl, Python, SQL, Visual Basic
Web technologies: ASP.NET, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, JQuery, XML, CSS, Flash, ASP
UNIX shell scripting: Bourne, Bash, C, TC
Programming in the .NET framework

Operating systems: Linux, MS-DOS, UNIX, Windows
Databases: MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle
Software: Adobe Suite (Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash), Apache, cPanel, Microsoft IIS, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Visual Studio, Oracle Forms and Reports, phpBB, phpMyAdmin, WordPress.

Service

St. Nicholas the Wonderworker Church [Gates, NY]
Served as acting parish council secretary, parish photographer/videographer, and social media co-administrator (Facebook, YouTube).

Interests

History, Law, building computers, producing Web sites and software, photography, videography, collecting (vinyl records, coins, sports memorabilia), sports, music.



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