Patrick Aievoli started his career in 1978 as a designer for local editorial and advertising companies. In 1984, he became a promotional designer at McGraw-Hill.
Professor Aievoli has been a full-time academic since 1989 when he left his position as a senior designer, print promotion, at the McGraw-Hill Book Company. During his time at McGraw-Hill Patrick helped in the creation of McGraw-Hill’s first interactive CD-ROM “Encyclopedia of Science and Technology” in 1987.
In 1989 Prof. Aievoli started teaching full-time at SUNY Farmingdale immediately starting courses in multimedia. From 1990 to 1996 Prof. Aievoli completed his thesis on “The Use of New Media in Higher Education” culminating in an interactive art history CD-ROM featuring core and dynamic content along with a simplified suite of online learning tools.
In 1998 he became a full-time faculty member at LIU Post in Brookville, NY. He became the director of the campus’ Interactive Multimedia Arts graduate program in 1999 and has built the program from the start.
Although he is a dedicated academic, Professor Aievoli is still involved in the new media arena and has consulted for some of the metro area’s largest new media companies.
Director of the Interactive Multimedia Arts graduate program
Long Island University Post
Brookville, New York.
Teaching full time at the college level for the past 27 years, responsible for hiring, budget, recruitment, promotion, technology and advisement.
Course development and teaching experience include the following;
Interactive design/ Digital imaging – Adobe Creative Suite,
Digital video/audio – Final Cut/Premiere/After Effects
Served on curriculum development committee and search committee – Digital Game Design – LIU Post
USDAN Summer Arts – developed game design program
Client Roster (Partial)
Directly involved in the conception, creation and final production of numerous new media projects for companies such as:
Association for Computing Machinery
Electro Dynamics, Inc.
McGraw-Hill Health Professions
New York Islanders
Long Island Business News – “50 over 50” – 2010
6 Time Long Island Advertising Club – Advisor for Student Best On Long Island winner 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2009
How Magazine Award – 1996
“The Digital Incunabula: rock • paper • pixels”
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
2008, Whittier Publications,
Long Beach, NY
“Supporting the Aesthetic through Metaphorical Thinking”,
2004, Journal of National Collegiate Honors Council
“Colliding Forces”, Chapter “Collide”,
2004, McNabb and Kremer,
Seybold Seminars, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2002
Acxiom Direct Marketing conference, 1999
CD ROM Live – 1995
Adobe Event – 1995
Knowledge Industry Publications (KIP) Top 100 Multimedia Producers
Long Island Media Arts Juried Exhibition 1999-2008