brescia university 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/22/13) – Brescia University is pleased to welcome Pablo Gallastegui, a 2006 graduate of Brescia, who will deliver this year’s convocation address.

Pablo is originally from Argentina, growing up in the middle of the Andes Mountains in San Salvador. In 2004 he came to the US to complete a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics at Brescia. While at Brescia, Pablo received the Outstanding Computer Science Student of the Year Award in both 2005 and 2006. He was a member of the Alpha Chi Honors Society and named to the Dean’s List for five consecutive semesters before graduating summa cum laude in May 2006.

In June 2006, Pablo was hired by Red Pixel Studios to do what he calls “living the dream of working every day on stuff I’d otherwise do as a hobby.” Pablo is a developer at Red Pixel and specializes in “building scalable, modular solutions that provide flexibility and lower cost of ownership,” according to his biography on their website. He develops applications in Flash and Adobe Air and writes in PHP and AJAX.

He has had the honor to participate in Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference for the past 4 years and in 2012, Pablo led the Red Pixel team that developed "Bicicleta, Buenos Aires," an iPhone and iPad App that won the first place at the inaugural Buenos Aires Apps national contest in Argentina.

When not working on software development, Pablo says he spends his free time volunteering at Theatre Workshop of Owensboro and playing with his two-month-old puppy, Jude.

Brescia welcomes Pablo to campus to address students and their families at this year’s Honors Convocation, which takes place Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m. in the Waitman Taylor Lecture Hall in the Science Building. Immediately following, there will be a “Celebration of Excellence” reception in the Campus Center. All are welcome to attend.

The convocation address will be held on April 28. For more information on Honors Convocation, please contact the Academic Dean’s Office at 270-686-4250.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Tina Kasey
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6812

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 6071

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 4002

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 3235

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 2726

Kentucky State Park Camping Deal Offered in…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 19609

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12254

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 02, 2015 2043

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - September 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 776

One Injured when Motorcycle, SUV Collide

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 721

Ministry Reaches People from Region to Honduras

by Focus on Hopkins County
September 03, 2015 700

TVA Touts Progress of Combined Cycle Project

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 661

TMS Automotive to Locate in Bowling Green

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 622

Nortonville New Water Treatment Plant Another…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 571

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports – Sept. 3, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 516

Kentucky Disc Golf Championships Set for Oct. 3-4…

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 488

Gospelfest Wows Crowd of Approximately 4,500

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 473

Gubernatorial Candidate Spot-on about Head Start

by SurfKY News