Web Design, Multimedia, Management Information Systems, E-Commerce
BA, St. John's University
MBA, Adelphi University
Professor Smolizza is constantly keeping up to date with the latest applications and programs for web development and design. She has practical experience with software, including Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator and Indesign. She encourages her students to think outside the box when creating a website and to take full command of their projects, not just echo what they learn in class. Professor Smolizza challenges them to view the site they develop from a third person standpoint putting the responsibility on them to find faults with there individual projects and better preparing them for future careers in IT where troubleshooting is one of the most valuable skills a person can have. By doing so she believes this teaches them not only the technical aspect of the software but also the conceptual.Her considerable real world experience in sales is another valuable tool she brings to the classroom, teaching students about how the business industry has changed.