Around Pace PLV in 50 Days
From Greek life recruitment to hiking at Rockefeller State Park, 50 Days and 50 Nights is packed with exciting entertainment and opportunities to get involved on the PLV Campus.
SDCA is back with another week of unique events to get you out and enjoying the beautiful PLV Campus with your fellow Setters! You’ve got 50 days worth of reasons to get out there and enjoy all that 50 Days and 50 Nights has to offer!
Here's what’s coming up this week:
Monday, September 19
Greek President Roundtable
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Kessel Conference Room A/B
Get to know Greek leaders, ask and discuss questions, and get informed about all things Greek life at this roundtable event.
12:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
The signing of the US Constitution changed our country’s history forever and now it is time to celebrate the birth of our government. During the event, students will have the opportunity to speak with New York State Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti. Come out to commemorate this special day!
I Am Awake
12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Kessel Conference Room A/B
Join the Pace Señoritas (Sigma Lambda upsilon) to talk social responsibility during their annual Raíces Week that promotes and celebrates Latino heritage through this year’s theme, “The Campaign for Political Literacy.”
Tuesday, September 20
Laws of the Nation
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Join the Pace Señoritas for Laws of the Nation, focused on celebrating your roots no matter where you are from as part of their annual Raíces Week that promotes and celebrates Latino heritage.
Wednesday, September 21
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Kessel, Gottesman
Go wild for Black Student Union’s take on the MTV show Wild 'n Out with a freestyle/improv comedy show. Enjoy the show or bring your own team of five to compete for the chance to win bluetooth wireless speakers!
Back to School Bash
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Are you a commuter or a student simply looking for some food and fun? Join the Commuter Advisory Board for their back to school bash to help jump into the school year, get acquainted with your peers, create arts and crafts, and indulge in some free BBQ.
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Don’t let one drop go to waste! Roll up your sleeves and donate blood to help do your part and save lives.
Investing in You
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
Join the Pace Señoritas (Sigma Lambda Upsilon) for a workshop collaboration with Career Services focused on preparing you for the real world through interview tips, resume building, and how to look your best and nail those interviews.
Thursday, September 22
Common Hour Conversation
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | Kessel Conference Room A/B
Ready to speak your mind? Join the Center for Community Action and Research in PLV to discuss hot topics with your peers, spark questions, and create an engaging dialogue.
Happy Hour: Comedian Marc LaMotte
8:00 p.m. | Boudreau Lounge
Get ready for a good laugh! Enjoy a comedy set from well-known college touring comedian Marc LaMotte.
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Kessel, Butcher Suite
You should go and love yourself. Join the Pace Señoritas (Sigma Lambda Upsilon) for their event, which focuses on self-image and self-love.
Friday, September 23
Volunteer at the Teatown Lake Reservation
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Depart from Goldstein Fitness Center
Spend a beautiful fall Friday helping your local environment! Join the Center for Community Action and Research and the Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment by being a volunteer for the day replacing gravel, staining bird of prey enclosures, and taking part in other conservation practices. Transportation will be provided. RSVP here.
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Feeling groovy? Get your tie dye on with Nu Zeta Phi on Miller Lawn and rock a one-of-a-kind masterpiece on campus.
Late Night Program: Movie Night
8:00 p.m. | Alumni Hall Lawn
Looking to unwind on a Friday fall night? Lounge, relax, and watch a movie on Alumni Hall Lawn.
Saturday, September 24
Football vs. University of New Haven
12:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
Watch the Setters take on the University of New Haven at this special home game raising awareness for muscular dystrophy as part of Coach to Cure MD. The first 500 fans will score a stadium cup giveaway!
Trip to Rockefeller State Park
Love the outdoors? Lace up your hiking shoes and go for a scenic walk past lakes, rivers, meadows, and woods. Get refreshed so you can take on the rest of the semester with ease.
12:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room, Alumni Hall Lawn, Miller Lawn, and Shirley Beth’s Way
Don’t miss your chance to Go Greek! Learn more about getting involved with Greek life at Interfraternity Council recruitment.
Sunday, September 25
Spike Away Multiple Sclerosis
3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn, Shirley Beth’s Way
Join Alpha Lambda Sigma for their second annual volleyball tournament of faculty members versus students to raise awareness for multiple sclerosis. To play, players on teams of six (three boys and three girls) will pay $3 each. Spectators will pay $5 to watch and enjoy food and music. The last two teams standing will duke it out for the chance at a $25 gift card per teammate and all proceeds will be donated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | North Bus Stop
Nothing says fall like apple picking! Gather your friends for a trip to gather apples at Wilken’s Farm. An apple a day…
Monday, September 26
Common Hour Chaos
11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. | Kessel Table Area
Make common hour creative! The Programming Board is back with Common Hour Chaos, which includes everything from making your own t-shirt and custom pillows to winter-themed crafts around the holidays.
9:00 p.m. | Location TBA
Campaign season is in full gear, so get ready to watch Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the first general election debate of 2016.
Tuesday, September 27
No Game, No Haze
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Feeling hazy about hazing? Come out to this anti-hazing awareness event to learn more.
Field Hockey vs. Merrimack
6:00 p.m. | Finnerty Field
Cheer on the Setters at home as they take on the Merrimack College Warriors.
Wednesday, September 28
Commuter Life Programming
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Kessel, Multipurpose Room
Feeling disorganized? Learn how to get everything in check and sail smoothly through the semester with this week’s Commuter Life programming event: Organize You, Yourself, and Your Time!
For more happening September 29 and beyond, check back next week!
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