Sue McFarland Metzger

Villanova University

Instructor, Management Information Systems

Director, VU Women in Tech


sue.metzger@villanova.edu

2047 Bartley Hall

(610) 519 - 8064

Responsibilities

Teaching

Teach 4-5 undergraduate classes a semester.

Mentoring

Support MIS majors in summer internship placement.

Advising

Faculty advisor for the MIS Society; bring in speakers and support industry trips.

Courses

  • VSB2006 ~ Strategic Information Systems
  • MIS3020 ~ Enterprise Resource Planning
  • MIS3050 ~ CRM and Data Analytics 
  • MIS2020 ~ Programming for Adaptive Problem Solving
  • CSC1300 ~ Discrete Mathematics     
  • EGEN2100 ~ Creativity & Innovation
  • CSC5930 ~ Mobile App Development & Entrepreneurship
  • MIS2030 ~ Database Management Systems
  • EGEN4100 ~ Market, Finance & Venture Planning

Awards

The Wildcat Faculty Crossing Award

Student nominated award given to a faculty member recognized for supporting under-represented and/or first-generation students through their Villanova journey.

Spring 2017


The Meyer Inovation and Creative Excellence Award

The ICE Institute annually award to recognize a faculty member who demonstrates the spirit of innvoation, creativity, and entrepreneurship that enhances the university.

Spring 2016


Gerald A. Dougherty Endowed School of Business Faculty Award

Student generated and faculty vetted award recognizing excellence in teaching for undergraduate business school faculty.

Spring 2014

Publications

Mobile App Development: A Cross-Discipline Team-Based Approach to Student and Faculty Learning

ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2013

with S. Kulkarni, F. Klassner, V. Geholt, E. Dougherty


Discrete Mathematics: Virtual and Both Satisfying and Effective

with R. Beck, September 2011


Agile Governance for SOA-Based Military Systems of Systems

NDIA 10th Annual Systems Engineering Conference, October 2007

with R. Beck, E. Sloane, J. Byrnes


PIVOTS: Service Learning at the Science, Theatre & Magic Boundary

ASEE-IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 2006

with M. Papalaskari, K. Hess, D. Kossman, A. Phares, R. Styer, T. Way, R. Weinstein, F. Wunderlich


SAP R/3 Change and Transport Management (Sybex 2000)

with S. Roehrs


An Insider's Guide to SAP Change and Transport System (CTS)

SAP Professional Journal, Volume 1 Issue 1.


Better Management of Change Request with Extended Transport Control

SAP Professional Journal, Volume 2 Issue 3.

Education

University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA

MS in Engineering


Bucknell University - Lewisburg, PA

BS in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science

Experience

Villanova University

Instructor

2009-present

Teaching and research in the area of enterprise systems, programming, mobile application development and entrepreneurship, database management and business analytics.

Villanova University

Director, Office of Part-Time Studies

2003-2009

Developed new part-time degree programs in Information Systems and Media & Technology; taught undergraduate courses to support these degree programs.

SAP America

Director, Global Support

1994-2003

Consulted on technical aspects of the software; managed teams and processes that provided large scale, global support to critical customer situations.

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Manager, Client Server Technology

1990-1994

Migrated research technologies from mainframe environments to client/server technologies.