This Week in NYC
Feeling artsy this week? Enjoy poetry, an art gallery, a discussion with a celebrity fashion designer, an urban fashion show, and more this week in NYC.
This Week in NYC
Looking for a little inspiration to help you get through the semester? Check out these awesome events happening on the NYC Campus this week to help you rejuvenate and get in touch with your artsy and entrepreneurial sides.
Here’s a look at what’s coming up this week:
Monday, November 7
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Bianco Room
Award-winning poets Thomas Devaney and David Trinidad will give the fall 2016 reading in the Poets@Pace series. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include a Q&A, book signing, and refreshments. For more information, click here.
Visual Inquiries: Artists Inspired by Science
Monday: 12:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.; Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Peter Fingesten Gallery, One Pace Plaza
Curated by Dyson Adjunct Professor Daniel Hill, this exciting exhibit features a plethora of mixed media that explores how we look at the world. The work is from 11 artists who maintain strong visual presence while being firmly rooted in the conceptual foundation of the sciences. Catch it November 7 and 8 before it closes!
Tuesday, November 8
Election Day Returns Party
7:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m. | Bianco Room
Join the Political Science Department, Women's Political Caucus, and Center for Community Action and Research for an election returns party! Connect with your Pace Community as the election results come in and participate in an ongoing discussion about the 2016 Presidential Election.
Wednesday, November 9
The Designer Files: Asher Levine
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Success is always in style, and Pace alumnus Asher Levine sure knows a thing or two about making it in the fashion world. Levine, who designs clothing and entertainment wear for celebs such as Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Beyonce, Will.i.am, and Lady Gaga, will be coming back to Pace to share his advice and secrets to success. Hosted by Pace Profashionals. Register here.
Peer Advocates Against Sexual Assault (PAASA) Meet and Greet
12:10 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
It’s on us to stop sexual assault. Come meet the PAASA team, tour the office, and learn how you can get involved and make a difference, end gender based and interpersonal violence on campus, and promote a culture of respect. Free pizza will be served.
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | 163 William Street, 1510 Conference Room
Tea Time, hosted by Provost Uday Sukhatme, ScD, is your chance to chat with the Provost about—well, whatever you want really. Join the Provost for tea, an informal discussion, and learn how to maximize your academic experience while on campus.
The Power of Poetry in a Complex World
6:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Bianco Room
In today’s complex world, poetry has the unique power to convey emotion and facilitate change. Enjoy an evening of powerful poetry and conversation with six preeminent poets, including Pace faculty. Each poet will read and discuss how they use poetry to educate, advocate and influence others. Read more here.
Thursday, November 10
3:30 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Birnbaum Library
Got spirit, Setters? Setter Spirit Ambassadors present #PaceThursdays where you can show off your Pace pride by wearing your Pace gear or blue and yellow on Thursdays to win prizes! Stop by the Spirit Ambassadors table in front of Birnbaum Library every Thursday during Common Hour and share your spirit on social media using #PaceThursdays.
Friday, November 11
Veteran’s Day Parade
11:10 a.m.–1:10 p.m.
Stop by New York City’s Veteran’s Day Parade to support Pace’s Student Veteran Association (SVA) who will march through the streets in rain or shine. The parade is preceded by the traditional opening ceremony in Madison Square Park (24th Street and Fifth Avenue) at 10:00 a.m. and the parade starts at 11:15 a.m. The parade goes north on Fifth Avenue, from 26th to 52nd Street.
Caribbean Student Association Urban Nightz Fashion Show and After Party
8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Student Union
See some fierce fashion at the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) annual fashion show that has become a favorite among the Pace Community. The show’s theme is “Urban Nights” and will celebrate up-and-coming college fashion designers and provide a platform for their work to be seen. Enjoy a few live performances and free food! Stay around after the show for the Black Out after party. A Pace ID is needed for admission at entrance. Reserve a ticket today here!
Saturday, November 12
North Eastern Regional Networking Event (NERNE)
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Join Pace University Marketing Association as they welcome guest speakers, Yamaris Leon from BBDO, Alex Schell from Pentacle Dance Company, and Dinah Diaz from Ingredion FYI, who will share their career stories with students. No tickets are required for this event, but an ID must be shown at the door. Reserve your space here.
Sunday, November 13
Pumpkin Picking with Alpha Kappa Alpha
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Halloween is over, which means now is the perfect time to go pick pumpkins without the crowds! Join the sisters of Alpha Kappa Alpha to go pumpkin picking at Alstede farms in Lane Chester, New Jersey. Admission is $6.99 per person and tickets must be purchased here.
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It’s time to hit the books! Check out the following extended hours for the Mortola and Birnbaum Library, make sure you pack up your borrowed textbooks, and get ready to meet a few therapy doggos. All leading up to finals!
And the award goes to...you! From the 6th Annual Lavender Awards to the Setters Leadership Gala, we’re honoring your commitment to the Pace Community. Let’s celebrate, #PaceU!
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Michaiyla Carmichael ’21 is a political science major finishing up her first year on the NYC Campus, and she already debuted her original designs at Harlem Fashion Week.
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