Patrick 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 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 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 until its elimination in 2018.
Professor Aievoli is still involved in the new media arena consulting for some of the metro areas largest new media companies and is a 6 Time Long Island Advertising Club – Advisor for Student Best On Long Island winner 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2009
Client Roster (Partial)
Directly involved in the conception, creation and final production of numerous new media projects for companies such as:
- American Express
- Association for Computing Machinery
- Autism Academy
- Computer Sales Specialists
- Electro Dynamics, Inc.
- McGraw-Hill Health Professions
- New York Islanders
- Standard MicroSystems
- Tommy HilfigerUSA