Founded in 1997 through a grant from the Bell Atlantic Foundation, the Technology Center for Education and Community Empowerment is part of the Pace University School of Computer Science and Information Systems. Since the awareness of and use of technology in the not-for-profit, government-funded and education sectors of our economy is often behind that of the private sector, the Center was founded for the purpose of making possible and managing, projects to benefit these communities. Since 1997, the Center has successfully shared its resources and expertise in a number of well-documented projects (see Current and Past projects). Funding has come from both the private and public sectors.
The staff and resources of the Center are drawn from the Pace Computer Learning Center and the faculty of the School of Computer Science and Information Systems as well as other parts of the University.