Fausto Franco, MEng, MA

About Fausto Franco, MEng, MA

Fausto Franco is the oldest of four children born of immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic and raised in the Bronx, New York. Currently Professor Franco works in Information Technology with a focus in Cyber Security as a business information security officer for state government. He was a member of the Secretaria Juvenil Nacional (National Youth Secretariat) for the Hispanic Catholic Charismatic Renewal for the United States and Canada and is active on the Diocesan Service Committee. He served as the national coordinator and was published in the summer 2018 edition of Pentecost Today magazine. He was also the Hispanic Youth/Young Adult coordinator for Ministerio Juvenil at the Hispanic Catholic Charismatic Center for the Archdiocese of New York. Fausto was a speaker at the Golden Jubilee 50th anniversary for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in July 2017 and was a participant at the V Encuentro of Latino/Hispanic Ministry representing ecclesial movements. He is also a member of the Locos por Jesus ministry that travels to the Dominican Republic on mission and a speaker who has traveled throughout the United States and abroad to evangelize. He currently resides in Albany, New York, and is a parishioner at the Shrine Church of Our Lady of the Americas and actively plays baseball in the Albany Twilight League, one of the oldest amateur baseball leagues in the country.

Education:

BS in Computer Science, Siena College, Loudonville, NY

MEng in Computer Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

MA (Theology) Catholic Distance University, Charles Town, WV

Area of Teaching Specialization: Math, Information Technology

Course Level: Undergraduate

Courses Taught: Math 105 General Mathematics for Liberal Studies