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Faculty Success Stories: November 2018This month, Pace faculty are keeping up with the torrent pace (no pun intended) of technological innovation—and are earning some recognition along the way!
Fit to Print: November 2018Pace professors are commenting on the news of the day, publishing books, and earning local and national recognition in this edition of Fit to Print.
Giving Tuesday 2018On November 27, #GivingTuesday returns to Pace University. We invite you to share in this one-of-a-kind day of global generosity.
Lend a Helping HandWe're headed into the holiday season and that means Pace faculty and staff are giving back to the community. Did you know that full- and part-time employees get paid time off for volunteering? Read on to find out more!
Middle States Self-Study: November 2018The Self-Study Draft is now available for review. Your input and feedback is essential as we move into the financial stages of our accreditation review process.
Extra, Extra: Get Your Pace MagazineRead all about it! The fall 2018 issue of Pace Magazine is hot off the presses—Pace veterans give back, news from the schools, things to inspire, and so much more!
Research: Natural Wound DressingsProfessor JaimeLee Rizzo, PhD, and Julia Fatum, are experimenting with Manuka honey, aloe vera gel, and essential oils to create a natural and effective antibacterial remedy.
Schimmel Brings The ChillAs daylight savings cedes to dazzling winter nights, warm up with performances featuring some of the most celebrated talents in the biz—from comedians, to singers, to award-winning documentaries, there’s something for everyone at the Schimmel Center.
Faculty Corner: November 2018From insightful workshops and lectures to a one-of-a-kind faculty leadership program, here are some faculty development opportunities to take advantage of this month!
School Snippets: November 2018New programs, student successes, and general updates from Dyson, Lubin, and the Elisabeth Haub School of Law.
Staff Corner: November 2018Learn more about an invaluable resource offered to Pace staff; and nominate a coworker who you feel is Making It Happen.
This Month on Campus: November 2018Poets @ Pace, an exciting eLab panel, and a blood drive in Westchester round out a month of exhilarating events on campus!
What’s Happening in HR: November 2018Retirement planning sessions, employee recognition ceremonies, and save the date for a holiday party in PLV! Here's what's happening for Pace employees.
Dance 4 the KidsWe know you’ve got those secret dance moves—on Saturday, November 17, bust them out for a great cause at the 2018 Pace 4 Kids Dance Marathon!
Faculty and Staff Events: October 2018From a panel about comics and culture, to community service, an exclusive book signing and talk, and Lubin’s One Day Immersion, there’s no shortage of on-campus events events for faculty and staff.
Faculty Success Stories: October 2018Pace faculty are racking up the awards and grants, and ensuring that the current academic year is off to a great start.
Fall Fun At the SchimmelWith award-winning documentaries, comedians, and musicians, Schimmel is keeping it cool this autumn.
Fit to Print: October 2018In this month’s Fit to Print, impressive Pace Professors are providing intellectual firepower to the presses!
HR Updates: October 2018Retirement planning dates, Lee National Denim Day, Staff Development Day, and more from Human Resources!
ITS Connect: October 2018ITS has been hard at work upgrading our technologies, and preparing Pace for (gasp!) the 2020s.
Jefferson Award NominationsKnow a student, faculty, or staff member whose community service efforts are changing Pace and/or the world? Nominate them for a Jefferson Award by October 12, 2018.
The Librarian Is In: October 2018This month, the Mortola Library directs us to where we should be headed on the bookshelf.
Middle States: Assessing And ProgressingAs we enter the next phase of the Middle States Self-Study process, we encourage you to continue to be an active participant in this important initiative.
Office of Research Events: Fall 2018Join the Office of Research for events throughout the month, including strategies for applying for grant funding on October 16 (PLV) and October 17 (NYC).
Alumni Homecoming 2018Pleasantville will be rockin’ on the weekend of October 26. Register for Homecoming today!
PaceCast: New BeginningsPaceCast, Pace’s podcast hosted by President Krislov, returns with a back-to-school episode featuring a football player, a dancer, and a Broadway actress!
The Professor Is In: Lynn KahleThis month, Lynn Kahle, PhD, talks to Opportunitas about the future of sports marketing, and how Pace’s sports marketing program can capitalize on industry and societal trends.
Following the success of the inaugural CyberStorm conference in 2017, this year’s event promises to include fascinating industry insights from top names in
Research: Accelerated Solvent ExtractorAssociate Professor of Chemistry and Physical Sciences Elmer-Rico Mojica discusses the research value of one of Pace’s shiny new toys, and how it can help researchers at Pace make a positive difference.
Faculty Success Stories: September 2018School's in session, but our Professors have kept on working through the summer—and have been racking up the accolades!
ITS Connect: September 2018We're beefing up security. Here's what you need to know!
HR Updates: September 2018Staff Development Day is coming to Pace on Friday, October 19. Get ready!
Fit to Print: September 2018Class is in! Pace faculty are speaking out on a variety of topics including the Manafort trial, nutrition hacks, texting habits of couples, and way more. Ready to get started?
President and Provost Welcome ReceptionYou’re invited to a welcome back party hosted by President Krislov and Provost Quiñones! Come celebrate the start of fall with free food, refreshments, and giveaways.
Alumni Homecoming 2018Mark your calendars for Alumni Homecoming weekend, kicking off in style on October 25!
Middle States Self-Study: Fall 2018In spring 2019, Pace will have its decennial review from our regional accreditor. Join us for an important information session this fall.
Remembering September 11Come together with the Pace Community to remember, reflect, and honor those we lost on September 11, 2001.
Research: Speech and DementiaCHP Professor Linda Carozza, PhD, and Rachel Melamudov '19 are investigating speech patterns to better understand the progression of dementia.
Faculty Exchange Lunch: Fall 2018The Faculty Center is hosting Faculty Exchange Lunches on October 12 and October 22. Be there!
Dogs of Pace: September 2018Pace pups are the unsung heroes of our tight-knit community. Now we’re bringing you their stories—both on the NYC and PLV Campuses, where you can visit them any time!
The Librarian Is In: September 2018This month, the Birnbaum Library directs us to where we should be headed on the bookshelf.
Now Showing at the SchimmelThe Schimmel is back for the 2018–2019 season with a truly spectacular fall lineup. Get your tickets while you still can!
The Results Are In: Pawscars 2018We asked and you answered! Here are the results of the 2018 Pawscars, which brings you the best of the best on Pace’s NYC and PLV campuses. The answers might surprise you!
PaceCast: Summer Intern EditionPaceCast, Pace's podcast hosted by President Marvin Krislov has just dropped it's newest episode! Hear from Pace students interning at the Walt Disney Company, conducting water quality research in Trinidad, and interning at the Manhattan DA's Office.
ITS Connect: August 2018A new phone system, video and audio captioning tips, and more news and notes from ITS.
Be Prepared!The NYPD is helping the Pace Community stay vigilant. We invite you to attend an emergency response training session on August 9 or August 22.
Faculty Success Stories: August 2018From grants to prestigious awards, here's how Pace faculty are raising the bar this summer.
All About ITSFrom keeping the Pace Community safe from harm to building infrastructure that keeps our University going, ITS is an invaluable component of our Setter life. This is what they do.
School Snippets: August 2018Read the latest news and notes from Dyson and Seidenberg.
HR Updates: August 2018Save the date! Staff Development Day will be held on Friday, October 29. Plus, retirement planning sessions and more news from HR.
Research: Advertising and Online DatingOnline dating is the new normal. But how are the apps in this billion dollar industry effectively reaching customers? Professor Aditi Paul, PhD, and Karolina Zaluski '21 examine advertising and online dating across the world.
What Did You Do This Summer?From hiking, to European adventures, to eating sandwiches, here's how Pace faculty and staff spent their summer.
Fit to Print: August 2018This month, Pace faculty are tackling the tough topics: ICE, Trump, Amazon—you name it, they’re weighing in on it. Summer’s just starting to heat up.
Dogs of PaceThere are many hard-working puppers at Pace. From PLV to NYC, their stories are top dog. 10/10 would play fetch!
A Cashless WorldDo you carry cash? Is paper money becoming a thing of the past? PACEspectives discusses.
The Professor Is In: Christen CooperFounding Director of CHP's Nutrition and Dietetics program, Christen Cooper discusses her academic goals and vision, as well as common health and wellness misconceptions for this month's The Professor Is In.
Convocation 2018The next academic year is right around the corner! Here's what you need to know about Convocation on the Pleasantville and New York City campuses.
Welcome James SterngoldJames Sterngold has been named Vice President for University Relations, effective July 9, 2018. We are excited to welcome him to campus.
Summer Events: Fun in the SunWhether you’re spending the next two months in the cool breeze upstate or down by the Brooklyn Bridge, here are some fun things to do that are sure to spice up those slow days of summer.
Dogs of PacePace University is home to more than just incredible students, faculty, and staff—we have plenty of dogs, too! Join us as we meet them and hear a little bit about their stories.
Fit to Print: June 2018Pace professors are keeping their cool in these latest media mentions. Check out what they’ve been up to this summer!
Faculty Success Stories: June 2018From prestigious prizes to appearances on national game shows, our Pace faculty members aren’t exactly easing up on the brakes this summer!
HR Updates: June 2018Looking ahead to your future? Sit down with TIAA and get your long-term finances in order.
Master Plan Updates: Summer 2018Construction on the NYC Campus is moving along! Here are some important updates.
All in: Legalized Sports GamblingFaculty members from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law break down the recent Supreme Court ruling on sports betting.
Pawscars 2018The Pace University community gets to vote on the best of the best in PLV and NYC—best coffee shop, best study spot, best pizza, best professor. Here’s your chance to make your voice heard.
Research: The Internet of ThingsIoT is hot, hot, hot, and Seidenberg’s Miguel Mosteiro, PhD, is delving deep into what makes the world’s smart devices tick.
School Snippets: June 2018Dyson, Lubin, and Seidenberg keep us apprised on the latest and greatest happenings from around their schools.
Summer Reading RecommendationsLooking for an engrossing summertime read? From the story of a 1930s tabloid king to a fantasy novel about the corporate world, here’s what Pace faculty and staff are recommending this month!
Summer School 2.0School may be out, but there’s always an opportunity to learn more. Here’s where Pace faculty and staff can brush-up their professional skills this summer.
The Professor Is In: Todd YarbroughClinical Assistant Professor of Economics Todd Yarbrough talks to Opportunitas about the complex relationship between fiscal policy and natural disasters in this month’s The Professor Is In.
Fit to Print: May 2018As the warmer weather (finally) rolls in, Pace professors aren’t taking a break just yet—they’re lending their expertise to several publications, and we’ve got it all here for you. Talk about summer reading!
Passing the Research TorchHaving served as a research mentor to over 50 students while at Pace, Nancy Krucher continues to train the next generation of savvy and cutting-edge researchers.
From the President's DeskPresident Krislov reflects on the many accomplishments of the Pace Community, and looks ahead to 2018–2019.
Commencement Is HereAt long last, the moment has come for the class of 2018 and the Pace Community. Join us for this momentous occasion.
HR Updates: May 2018Looking ahead to your future? Sit down with TIAA and get your long-term finances in order.
ITS Connect: May 2018An important Blackboard upgrade, summer construction and computer access, and more in this month’s updates from ITS!
Meet Your New Pace ProvostOn May 9, please join the Pace Community in welcoming new Pace University Provost, Vanya Quiñones, PhD.
PACEspectives: Social Media and Big DataAs social media companies are increasingly scrutinized regarding the ways personal information is used, our professors weigh in on the complex relationship between social media, big data, and human tendencies.
Schimmel Now in SessionThe academic year may be drawing to a close, but there’s plenty still going on at the Schimmel this May and June!
School Snippets: May 2018It’s been a busy month at Seidenberg, and Dyson keeps us up to date on their student, alumni, and faculty news!
Second Annual Retention ConferenceJoin fellow faculty and staff from Pace and nearby institutions to discuss student retention strategies at Pace’s Second Annual Retention Conference on Friday, June 15.
Spirit of Pace AwardsThe annual celebration is here! On June 13, join the Pace Community for a night of toasts, awards, and Pace pride at the Museum of Natural History.
The Professor Is in: Bruce BachenheimerClinical Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship Lab Director Bruce Bachenheimer talks New York City, Pace, and more in this month’s The Professor Is In.
Advice to the Class of 2018What would you say to yourself as a recent college graduate? Members of the Pace Community reflect back on what they’ve learned since entering the real-world.
17th Annual Faculty InstituteThe 17th Annual Faculty Institute, held on May 17 and 18, will examine contemporary notions of critical thinking. Be there!
Fit to Print: April 2018Hot off the presses, it’s another round of faculty media mentions! This month, they’re tackling the Russia investigation, sex trafficking legislation, and more.
Volunteer at CommencementCommencement wants YOU to volunteer for one (or multiple) ceremonies this May! Volunteer registration closes Monday, April 16.
Research: Urban ThinkscapeBy applying unorthodox uses to regular spaces, Dyson Assistant Professor Brenna Hassinger-Das is reshaping the way children and parents experience educational opportunities.
Faculty Success Stories: April 2018Through grants, awards, and more, our professors continue to elevate Pace to a new level of prominence.
HR Updates: April 2018Take your daughter or son to work on April 26! Also, learn more about a great educational resource offered free to the Pace Community.
ITS Connect: April 2018Keep your information safe by making use of the following passphrase tips!
Pace Alumni Days 2018Hundreds of Pace alumni work right here at Pace! If you’re a faculty or staff member who is also Pace alumni, join us for Pace Alumni Days, happening Wednesday, April 18, and Thursday, April 19.
Schimmel Hits Its StrideThe Schimmel is closing out the semester strong with music from a folk legend, Dance Out Loud, and a powerful musical drama addressing gun violence.
School Snippets: April 2018Lubin invites you to experience the Future of Everything, and Seidenberg gives us tips on how to get back in the swing of things after a vacation.
Skills We Build Toward IndependenceSave the date! On Tuesday, April 17, the OASIS program at Pace will host its first-ever panel led by students on the spectrum. They’ll be sharing their experiences and answering questions.
Student-Faculty Research DaysJoin the Pace Community for Research Days, happening Wednesday, May 2 (PLV), and Thursday, May 3 (NYC). Also, learn more about a special travel grant, reserved for student-faculty research pairings.
Upcoming Events: April 2018Relay for Life, Pace Pitch Contest, The Art of Femininity panel, Faculty Institute, and Wilson Center internships. Here’s what you need to know.
Earth Month 2018Pace faculty and staff are invited to attend the following Earth Month events—from birdwatching to sustainability workshops, and oh-so much more!
Campus Safety ForumsPlease join the Pace Community as we partner with renowned firm Margolis Healy to enhance safety and security on campus. The Campus Safety Forums will be held on Wednesday, April 4 (NYC) and Thursday, April 5 (PLV).
Honoring Leaders in EducationOn Monday, April 16, join the School of Education in honoring some of the world's foremost leaders in cultivating the minds of tomorrow.
Faculty Success Stories: March 2018Pace faculty are on a roll—and it isn’t even summer break yet! Check out their latest successes. You’ll be inspired!
Fit to Print: March 2018Extra, extra! Professors are dishing on issues in higher education, the Mueller investigation, eating vegan on a budget, and much more in this edition of Fit to Print!
HR Updates: March 2018Leadership programs, retirement planning dates, and more great info from Human Resources coming your way!
School Snippets: March 2018Lubin debuts a dazzling new video, a look at food across borders, and more in this month's School Snippets.
Middle States Self-Study Update: Spring 2018Stay up to date on the Middle States review of Pace's accreditation with upcoming town halls in spring 2018.
Faculty Center EventsJoin the Faculty Center for the Best Practices Conference on March 23, and the 17th Annual Faculty Institute on May 17.
Commencement 2018With the spring semester almost halfway over, it's time to prepare for this year's graduating class and ceremony.
Poets@Pace: Spring 2018On Monday, April 2, join the Pace Community for another edition of Poets @ Pace, featuring celebrated poet Ron Padgett.
Research Events: Spring 2018The Office of Research is pleased to announce the following events for Spring 2018. Faculty and staff, take note!
Research: Community ScienceAssistant Professor Anne Toomey, PhD, and her research assistants are engaging teachers and community scientists to understand the relationship among city-dwellers, environmental engagement, and education in New York City.
Springtime at the SchimmelThe Schimmel's here with some fantastic springtime performances—featuring a traditional Irish ensemble, Kathleen Madigan, a Mother Goose ballet, and more!
2018 Film Festival MarathonMark your calendars! March 20 is the sixth annual Celebration of People with Disabilities in Films Festival, held in the Bianco Room.
PACEspectives: Coffee and the WorkplaceThis month we examine the phenomenon of caffeine in the workplace, and ask members of the Pace Community to describe their daily coffee rituals.
This Is Pace: OutcomesThis is Pace—the University-wide ad campaign that launched in 2017—has improved Pace’s perception vs. competitive schools in the New York metropolitan area.
Welcome Provost QuiñonesVanya Quiñones, PhD, has been named the next Provost of Pace University, effective July 1, 2018. We are excited to welcome her into the Pace Community.
Women's Leadership ConferenceFor an informative and impactful day celebrating and discussing leadership on campus, attend the Third Annual Women's Leadership Conference on March 3, 2018.
You’re in the YearbookOn behalf of Student Development and Campus Activities and Legend Yearbook, we cordially invite you to take professional portraits for the 2018 yearbook.
Black History Month 2018From African dance to celebrations of Harriet Tubman and from hip hop's iconic places to an evening of networking at the Copacabana, we've curated a special list of events happening in New York City and Westchester this February.
Faculty Success Stories: February 2018From another Fulbright award to celebrating a Nobel Peace Prize, Pace faculty are always on the move. Catch what they've been up to since the holiday break!
Fit To Print: February 2018The cold never bothered these Pace professors! They're taking on the winter chill with a few sizzling media mic drops. You won't want to miss what they've been up to outside the classroom!
HR Updates: February 2018Retirement planning dates, exciting departmental change, and more highlight this month's updates from Human Resources.
Save the Date! Upcoming EventsThe Westchester Faculty Council and the SGA host the Community Trivia Challenge on February 28, the College of Health Professions will host its Distinguished Lecture Series on March 5 and Pace's Faculty Center hosts its Best Practices Conference on March 23.
Kenan Award Nominations 2018The Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes exemplary teaching performance by Pace University faculty. The deadline to nominate Pace faculty is Wednesday, February 28.
Phones and Planned ObsolescenceDid you recently buy a new phone that within months, is already old news? This month's PACEspectives tackles this ever-present technological trend.
Research: Decreasing DeliriumCollege of Health Professions professors Lin Drury, PhD, and Sharon Wexler, PhD, are studying how robotic pets can improve the mental well-being of hospitalized older adults.
School Snippets: February 2018A Dyson Professor treks up to the Arctic Circle, and some major updates from Seidenberg!
Book Recs: Philosophy and Religious StudiesBeen pondering the human condition? You're not the first! Here's some book recommendations from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, which will help you along your journey.
The Professor Is In: Juan ShanSeidenberg Assistant Professor Juan Shan, PhD, talks to Opportunitas about her grant from the National Science Foundation, and her quest to use computer science to better understand arthritis pain.
ITS Connect: February 2018ITS welcomes you back to another exciting year of innovations at Pace, and hopes you all have returned from winter break refreshed and ready for an exhilarating spring semester.
Warm Up with the SchimmelFrom a magically hysterical evening with an internationally acclaimed comedian to flamenco singing to Norwegian Dance choreography, the Schimmel is starting 2018 with a bang.
A National PowerhouseOur Federal Reserve Challenge team has been dominating the competition—and the rest of the country is taking notice!
Fit to Print: December 2017The holiday season is in full swing, but Pace faculty are still hard at work researching and weighing in on a number of important issues. Grab a coffee and settle in, because this month’s Fit to Print is chock-full of insights.
#THANKYOUPace University’s 2017 #GivingTuesday was an enormous success and we are truly grateful for everyone who participated to make it possible.
How to Prepare Your Home for WinterPreparing your humble abode for those harsh New York winters requires more than just cranking the heat. Read on to save yourself with some quick tips for winterizing your home!
HR Updates: December 2017Human Resources wishes you a happy and healthy holiday!
ITS Connect: December 2017Be sure to change your password by January 9 to continue to access all Pace IT resources.
PACEspectives: Favorite Holiday MoviesA Christmas Story. A Rugrats Chanukah. A Muppet Christmas Carol. Pace faculty and staff dish on the memorable holiday movies they’re drawn to, year after year.
School Snippets: December 2017Seidenberg celebrates the life and passions of one its most influential professors, and Dyson shares some first-gen success stories.
The Librarian Is In: PPA EditionThis month, the Pace School of Performing Arts directs us to where we should be headed on the bookshelf.
The Professor Is In: Denise SantiagoDirector of the Office of Multicultural Affairs Denise Santiago chats with Opportunitas about ōMA, what she loves about Pace, and plans a thrilling dinner party.
Faculty Success Stories: December 2017It’s official: the 2017–2018 Wilson Faculty Fellows have been announced! Three faculty from Dyson and one from Seidenberg are hard at work on their research projects.
Research: Digital HumanitiesThrough Babble Lab, Professors Tom Liam Lynch and Kelley Kreitz are harnessing the changing world to help reshape education in the 21st century.
Helping for the Holidays‘Tis the season to give back. Here’s where you can lend a helping hand to families in need during the 2017 holiday season.
Hot Off the PressRead all about it! The fall 2017 issue of Pace Magazine is here.
Faculty Success Stories: November 2017Pace University's faculty has been hard at work this fall—here are two faculty success stories that have particularly stood out among all the great work that’s happening at Pace.
Fit to Print November 2017In an extremely busy month for Pace professors, here's all the media mentions, book publications, and special awards that are fit to print for November 2017!
Giving Tuesday#GivingTuesday returns to Pace on Tuesday, November 28, as the Pace Community hopes to set a new record and surpass last year’s total of $126,000.
HR Updates: November 2017This month, honor your colleagues who have served Pace for five, 10, and even 50 years at the 2017 Employee Recognition Ceremonies.
ITS Connect: November 2017A flashy new look for Pace Portal, plus spam and phishing avoidance tips from ITS.
The Professor Is In: JaimeLee RizzoRecently named a 2017 American Chemical Society Fellow, Dyson’s JaimeLee Iolani Rizzo discusses research, Pace, and more in this month’s The Professor Is In.
School Snippets: November 2017Dyson highlights from their first-gen college issue, prestigious fellowships at Seidenberg, and more from this month’s School Snippets.
Research: Mapping Out a GIS LabSeidenberg professors Dan Farkas and Namchul Shin are in the process of creating a GIS Lab, which will help Pace students and faculty across many academic disciplines better understand and incorporate spatial data into their studies and research.
Events Roundup November 2017Poets @ Pace, Kate Berlant, and PPA's Lysistrata headline a fantastic schedule of November events.
PACEspectives: The State of Black FridayThis month, our faculty experts break down the trends and cultural significance of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holiday shopping craze.
Faculty and Staff for the KidsJoin the Pace Community at the fifth annual Pace 4 Kids Dance Marathon, and help raise money for the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at the Westchester Medical Center.
Setter Sports with Mark BrownAthletic Director Mark Brown sits down with Opportunitas to discuss the exciting developments surrounding Setter sports.
Middle States Town HallThis month, join Pace faculty, students, and staff for town hall meetings regarding the Middle States review of Pace’s accreditation.
American ScoreboardOn Monday, October 23, come to the Schimmel Center for the latest installment of the American Scoreboard pop-up reading series of the Betsy DeVos confirmation hearing.
ITS Connect: October 2017A Pace Portal makeover, a new lecture capture tool, and tips to avoid phishing scams in this month's ITS Connect.
Fit to Print: October 2017Pace professors don’t stop educating when they step out of the classroom. Take a look at all their latest work from media quotes to published works to special awards!
An Opulent October SchimmelFrom a tribute to an iconic New York arts institution, to Disney’s Frozen skating on down to the financial district, Schimmel’s October lineup is certainly one to get excited for.
Faculty Success Stories: October 2017Our faculty members are making great strides in everything from smart and connected health, to social policy work, to mental health mentoring. Here are a few of October's faculty success stories!
School Snippets: October 2017Accomplishments from Lubin students, the importance of film analysis, and Seidenberg peer mentoring highlights this month’s school snippets.
HR Updates: October 2017Staff Development Day on October 13, TIAA Financial Planning Dates, and more news and notes from Human Resources.
Inauguration of President KrislovJoin the Pace Community for a number of engaging events—including the Office of the Provost's Faculty Showcases—in the week leading up to the inauguration of Marvin Krislov as Pace University's eighth president on October 29.
Jefferson Award NominationsKnow a student, faculty, or staff member whose community service efforts are changing Pace and/or the world? Nominate them for a Jefferson Award by October 13, 2017.
PACEspectives: Natural Disasters and AidThis month, PACEspectives takes a look at the recent uptick in major natural disasters, and examines the policies and attitudes that may help us moving forward.
Poetry in MotionOn Monday, November 6, join the Office of the Provost and Pace Poet-in-Residence Charles North for the fall edition of Poets @ Pace, featuring Jiwon Choi and Amanda Nadelberg.
The Disruptive Power of Social JunkWomen’s and Gender Studies Assistant Professor Jason Whitesel, PhD, talks to us about his recent research regarding the idea of social junk, and its implications for queer studies and queer theory.
Taking Cybersecurity by Storm
On Friday, October 6, join the Business Council of Westchester and Pace University for the inaugural cybersecurity conference CyberStorm: Cybersecurity in Business.
The Professor Is In: Steven SweitzerPace’s founding director of the new physician assistant program in Pleasantville talks to us about the legwork involved in establishing a new program, and how he hopes it’ll make a major difference both locally and globally.
Alumni Homecoming 2017Save the date and activate your Setter Spirit! Thursday, October 19, will kick off 2017 Alumni Homecoming in Pleasantville.
30 Years of Lubin’s EIRThe Lubin School of Business is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Executive in Residence Program, which joins C-suite executives with current students for industry insights, networking, and more. This year’s EIRs are Richard L. Gelfond, Barry Klarberg, and Kelvin Joseph.
Laying Down the Law
We’d be remiss if we failed to mention that the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University was one of the first law schools to combine classroom learning and le
September 2017: Faculty Success StoriesPace University's faculty has been hard at work this summer winning top-notch grants, presenting research abroad, winning prestigious awards, and so much more.
Remembering 9/11Come together with the Pace Community to remember, reflect, and honor those we lost at events being held on both campuses:
September 2017: Fit to PrintFrom podcasts to Amazon pricing, Pace professors spoke to it all in this end of summer edition of Fit to Print.
School Snippets: September 2017A time of transition in Dyson, and two field trips for Seidenberg in this month’s news and notes from around the University.
2017 Alumni HomecomingSave the date and activate your Setter Spirit! Friday, October 19, will kick off 2017 Alumni Homecoming in Pleasantville.
Research: Going for the GoldFor Lubin Professor Francisco J. Quevedo and Andrea Quevedo-Prince ’20, research is a family affair. The father-daughter duo and karate-do competitors are analyzing fundraising in the nonprofit sector, in attempt to promote a better understanding of the market and nonprofit dynamics, especially aimed at improving fundraising for Olympic sports.
An Amazing Autumn SchimmelThe leaves are turning, and so are the stars at 3 Spruce Street. Check out the fall lineup at the Schimmel and reserve your seats today!
Pace University Experts DatabaseThe Office of Media Relations has launched the Experts Database—bridging the gap between faculty expert knowledge and relevant commentary and analysis.
Middle States Self StudyOn Wednesday, September 13, join Pace faculty, students, and staff for a conversation with Sean McKitrick about the Middle States review of Pace’s accreditation.
PACEspectives: Celebrity in 2017This month’s PACEspectives takes a look at celebrity in 2017, and how radically the concept has altered countless facets of American life.
The Professor Is In: Matthew BoltonThis month, we sat down with Professor Matthew Bolton and learned a little bit about international treaty research, Amy Winehouse, the International Disarmament Institute, and surfing history.
Call for Honorary Degree RecipientsNominations for HDRs are due no later than September 15; we encourage you to nominate an outstanding individual who honorably reflects Pace’s motto of Opportunitas.
Welcome Back CelebrationsJoin the Pace Community for exciting welcome back events with your new President and Provost on September 14 in PLV and September 15 in NYC.
HR Updates: September 2017Save the date for Staff Development Day on October 13 on the Pleasantville Campus.
True PartnershipsOn September 13, Pace University's Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship hosts their fifth annual True Partnerships event featuring the New York Women’s Foundation.
Save the Date: InaugurationOn October 29, join us in Pleasantville to celebrate the inauguration of our eighth president, Marvin Krislov.
5K Fun RunsThis September, lace up your shoes and join the Pace Community in some 5K fun—Food Bank for Westchester’s Miles for Meals 5K on September 9 on the PLV Campus and the NYC Race for the Cure on September 10 in Central Park.
PACEspectives: Advice for the Class of 2021With a new class coming to campus in a few week's time, we asked the Pace Community what advice they'd give to a younger, eager version of themselves about to embark on an unforgettable undergraduate experience.
Vacay? Yes, Way!Summer breaks aren’t just for the students. Pace University faculty and staff are trotting the globe, kicking back at home, and gearing up for the fall.
The Librarian Is In: Seidenberg EditionWe may be reaching the tail-end of summer, but there's still plenty of time to sneak in some beach reads! From the 21st century music industry revolution, to the rise of big data, the faculty at the Seidenberg School of CSIS has some engrossing reading recommendations.
Faculty Success Stories: August 2017Even in the dog days of summer, our professors never stop pushing academic boundaries. Here are a few recent notable accomplishments from our faculty members.
Have An Idea for Opportunitas?Since Opportunitas is the faculty and staff newsletter, we figured we'd ask you, Pace's wonderful faculty and staff, what you'd like to see from us this fall!
August 2017: School SnippetsIn this month's School Snippets, Seidenberg tells us all about their busy summer.
August 2017: Fit to PrintOp-eds on financial aid, writing awards, and more comprise this month’s faculty news mentions!
Research: Fidget SpinnersMellison Arguson ’19 and Professor Catherine Zimmer are investigating one of the most unlikely crazes of the past few years—the fidget spinner. What they are discovering is that for all its innovation, the digital world does have its limits.
Fall Into The SchimmelProgramming at the Schimmel Center is making its triumphant return for the 2017–2018 season. Here’s everything you need to know about the dazzling performances hitting the stage this summer and fall!
Convocation 2017Summer is here and school is out, but this is what faculty and staff need to know about Convocation on the Pleasantville and New York City campuses and welcoming incoming President Marvin Krislov.
Welcome, President Krislov!The Pace Community is excited to welcome Marvin Krislov as the eighth president of Pace University. Krislov, who served for 10 years as the president of Oberlin College, began his term on August 1, 2017.
NYC Master Plan UpdatesImportant news and notes regarding developments from Pace University's NYC Master Plan.
Faculty Success StoriesFrom exciting new grants to civil rights advocacy awards, here are a few recent major faculty accomplishments.
HR Updates: Summer 2017Everything you need to know about summer flex days, the nominations database, PMDP, and more news from HR.
June 2017: Fit to PrintAn op-ed on nuclear disarmament, opinions about the administration in Washington, an interesting segment on cow's milk, and more in this month's Fit to Print!
Building the FoundationSciame Construction’s Marshall Wheeler and Davey Glover sit down with Opportunitas to discuss the nuts and bolts of revitalizing the New York City Campus.
Summer School 2.0Think classes are just for our students? Think again. We’ve got seminars, workshops, and skill-builders galore to keep you sharp over the summer.
Summer Events: Fourth of July EditionNeed something to do this summer? We’ve got you covered. Whether upstate or downtown, there are plenty of cool things going on to fuel summer adventures.
June 2017: School SnippetsStudent success at Lubin, Seidenberg students succeed at the Pace Pitch Contest, and more in this month's School Snippets!
Research: Farm Bill Law EnterpriseProfessor Margot Pollans is leading the Elisabeth Haub School of Law’s efforts in proposing policy recommendations for the upcoming 2018 United States farm bill.
The Librarian Is In: Summer Reading EditionLooking for an engrossing summertime read? From a groundbreaking work of science fiction to a historical thriller, here’s what Pace faculty and staff are recommending this month!
Staff By Day, Martial Artist By NightGiselle Canino, a graphic designer within the Marketing and Communications Department, spends her days creating images for many of the print and digital materials the University puts out. But when Canino gets home, her jiu-jitsu gear comes out.
PACEspectives: The Class of 2017This month, faculty and staff give their PACEspectives about the Pace Class of 2017, and what they will bring to the workforce.
Interim Provost: Nira HerrmannPlease join us in congratulating Nira Herrmann, PhD, dean of the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, on her new appointment as interim provost!
I Make It HappenThrough focusing on key customer service values, Pace’s I Make It Happen campaign is helping departments around the University reach even greater standards of excellence in service of our students.
Spirit of Pace Awards 2017
The Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner will be held at the American Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Showcase Your ResearchOn May 4 in NYC, and May 8 in Pleasantville, students and faculty will show us the research projects they've been tirelessly working on all year.
Schimmel ShowstoppersSchimmel is springing into action with show-stopping performances from Immortal Chi, Stormy Love, and more this May.
Pave the Way Through ResearchInterested in collaborating with a bright mind? Apply for the undergraduate student/faculty research program grant for summer 2017 or academic year 2017–2018. Applications are due May 15.
May 2017: HR UpdatesGet your benefits plan all settled with the upcoming open enrollment period, running from May 11–25.
May 2017: School SnippetsCelebrating Civic Engagement, From Pace to Max Planck, and more in this month's School Snippets.
May 2017: ITS ConnectA Blackboard upgrade, a Pace Portal makeover, and more info fresh off the servers from ITS.
Commencement Is HereCommencement is a-comin'! From award ceremonies to dates and times, find out what you need to know as a faculty or staff member.
Faculty Success StoriesOur professors consistently put in the work to make Pace one of New York’s most exciting universities. Here are a few recent major accomplishments from some of our faculty members.
May 2017: Fit to PrintOur faculty and staff are winning awards and weighing in military action, homeland security, education technology, and more in this month’s Fit to Print.
PROFspectives: The Gig Economy
Over the past decade, companies like Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, TaskRabbit, and many more have emerged to create was is loosely defined as the “gig economy”—an
Technology and Academic PerformanceMelissa Bowley ’17 and professor Anna Shostya compared student reliance on technology in the United States and China. They found that regardless of where you are in the world, the work simply needs to get done.
Book Recommendations: The Librarian Is InLooking to curl up with a book? From a beautifully structured immigration tale to a book espousing new learning techniques, here’s what the School of Education faculty has on their night stands.
Upcoming Workshops and EventsGlobal Psychology Day, Faculty Institute, Assessment Workshop Day, and Pace’s Inaugural Retention Conference—get the latest updates and RSVP today!
The Professor Is In: Theresa LantLubin Professor Theresa Lant talks leeches, binge-watching "Orphan Black," and who would be on her dream guest list in this month’s The Professor Is In.
April 2017: HR UpdatesTake your daughter or son to work, plan for retirement, and stay up to date with the latest from Human Resources.
Staff by Day, Fundraiser by NightVanessa J. Herman, assistant vice president of Government and Community Relations, supports women through her mentoring roles at Pace and in her local community as a board member of Dress For Success Brookhaven.
As Seen On: April 2017
Faculty and staff are an important part of the Pace Community.
Leadership Report: Winter 2017From a look back at President Friedman’s decade with Pace to a look inside his most treasured mementos and pictures, this special issue celebrates the life and legacy of President Stephen J. Friedman.
April 2017: Fit to PrintPace faculty and staff are weighing in on the Trump administration, Apple and Google campuses, Snapchat, cybersecurity, and more in this month’s Fit to Print.
NYC Master Plan 2017Get ready for a whole new look! In June 2017, Pace University will launch a major project to create new, expanded student-centered spaces on the New York City Campus where students can connect, learn, and collaborate. Find out more at a town hall on April 17.
Book Recommendations: The Librarian Is InLooking for a new book to crack open? From dystopian futures to political intrigue and the poetry of John Ashbery, faculty from Pace's New York City English Department share what's on their nightstands.
Celebrating Stephen J. FriedmanYou’re invited to renaming ceremonies on April 25 at both campuses in honor of President Stephen J. Friedman and his decade of leadership at Pace.
Research: Cell Mutations, Epilepsy TreatmentProfessor Zafir Buraei, PhD, and Pace student Salma Allam teamed up for some rather complex neuroscience research. What they uncovered can potentially result in providing more personalized treatment for individuals with epilepsy.
Welcome to Earth MonthWith nature walks, film screenings, academic conferences, and more, Pace is digging into the pressing environmental issues during Earth Month.
Government Intel in the Digital AgeThis month, our professors discuss the recent CIA hacks and the state of digitally vulnerable government intelligence.
Events: Pace Pitch Contest, Poets @ PaceTwo exciting annual events come to the Bianco Room within days of each other—first hear some poetry, then some business ideas!
Water, Cooperation, and ConflictRegister today for the Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment’s Summit on Resilience, held on April 13. Registration is due April 6.
March 2017: ITS ConnectITS is here to serve up some fresh info from the servers, including:
Visualizing the Pace PathStudents in New York City and Westchester discuss how the Pace Path has helped them make the most of their college experience, and prepare for what lies ahead.
Research: Planning in PoughkeepsieThrough a grant from the Dyson Foundation and funding from the Empire State Development Cooperation, the Pace Land Use Law Center is helping revitalize downtown Poughkeepsie.
March 2017: Fit to PrintOur faculty and staff are weighing in on immigration ban, "fake news," Super Bowl advertising, and more in this month’s Fit to Print.
Commencement 2017 is ComingCommencement is coming! Faculty and staff need to register no later than March 14.
Call for SessionsThis year’s Faculty Institute will focus on what achievement means for faculty and students. Submit your proposal for a 60-minute session no later than March 24, 2017. Also stay tuned for the inaugural Retention Conference!
GreenPace Award Nominations: Now OpenKnow someone at Pace with a knack for being green? Let it be known! Nominations are now being accepted for the GreenPace Award—recognizing people, departments, organizations, and clubs that are helping to make Pace a greener place.
In Celebration of WomenOn March 24, join women leaders on Pace’s NYC and PLV campuses for a day of empowerment, celebration, and activism in honor of Women’s History Month.
March 2017: School SnippetsGet the 4-1-1 on what’s been happening at Dyson, Lubin, Seidenberg, and CHP.
Shaping the Future of EducationPace’s School of Education brings New York State policymakers to the Westchester Campus as part of the Shaping Public Education Policy forum happening on April 7.
Spring Into SchimmelWe’ve got it goin’ on at the Schimmel this spring—from art history, to a bluegrass opry, to a rendition of the childhood classic, Cinderella.
The Professor Is In: Jennifer PankowskiJennifer Pankowski, EdD, assistant clinical professor and program coordinator for special education at Pace’s NYC Campus, shares her passion for teaching, Betty White, her previous experiences in business fields, and her advice for students seeking their passions.
Book Recommendations: The Librarian Is InLooking to curl up with a book? We’re here with Pace faculty and staff’s latest reading recommendations!
Welcoming Pace’s Eighth President“Pace reflects the dynamism—the great sense of striving to better one’s self, one’s community, and one’s country—that is the essence of the American experience.”—President-elect Marvin Krislov, during visits to each of Pace’s three campuses in February 2017.
2017 Disabilities in Film FestivalOn March 23, Pace University and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems will host a film festival marathon featuring shorts respecting the autonomy and empowerment of people with disabilities.
This Is PaceOn Monday, January 30, Pace launched an extensive brand campaign—This is Pace.
February 2017: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff are weighing in on the inauguration, Amazon technology, cybersecurity, art that reflects the beauty standards of the past, and other interesting news.
Staff by Day, Lifestyle Blogger by NightWhen Jessica Paredes isn’t working or attending school here at Pace, she ventures out into the city and documents her finds on her blog, Just Under Petite.
Now Showing At The SchimmelSpring into the Schimmel for a spectrum of superb entertainment, from a tribute to the Who, to a Shakespeare shakeup, to a magical evening with Cinderella.
February 2017: HR UpdatesUpcoming events include the 2017 Women at Pace Program and TIAA retirement planning sessions. Plus, an office move.
February 2017: School SnippetsA message from Dean Herrmann, Seidenberg Magazine, and more in this month's School Snippets.
Call for Convocation KeynotesThe Convocation committee is seeking faculty speakers for this fall’s Convocation ceremonies on the New York City and Westchester campuses.
Black History Month 2017From the scholarly work of W.E.B. Du Bois and the historic Apollo Theater to Afro-vegan cooking and Brooklyn’s abolitionists, we’ve curated a special list of events happening in New York City and Westchester this February.
The Professor Is In: Vince BarrellaPace alumnus and Professor of Legal Studies and Taxation Vince Barrella '73 is a proud Pace Setter through and through.
The Librarian Is InLooking to curl up with a book? Our librarians are here with their latest reading recommendations!
Research: Game Theory and the Hearsay RuleDyson Professor Mark Weinstock and Iliana Taormina ’18 are using game theory to help simplify a complicated aspect of the legal system.
The Truth About Valentine’s DayOur experts examine the state of this internationally recognized unofficial holiday, and the cultural and economic forces behind it.
Innovation in Teaching Grants 2017Pace University is dedicated to supporting curricular innovation through technology. Read more about this year’s grant recipients and their plans to change the way Pace students learn.
Wilson Faculty Fellows, 2016–2017Each year the Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship funds four fellowships for Pace University faculty to grow our diverse portfolio of research projects with a focus on the identification and analysis of issues facing nonprofits and social enterprises. Here are this year's fellows.
December 2016: HR UpdatesAn HR Office move announcement, plus tips and tricks to avoid holiday stress from the Health and Wellness Library.
December 2016: ITS ConnectAn important Kronos upgrade, utilizing Starfish, Open Education Resources, and more from ITS.
December 2016: School SnippetsA message from Dean Herrman, Seidenberg heads to Texas, and Lubin rankings headline this month's School Snippets.
December 2016: Fit To PrintPace University faculty and staff are weighing in on post-election questions, a $300 coffee table tome, cybersecurity, the benefits of working in shared spaces, and other interesting news. Read all about it in this month’s issue of “Fit to Print.”
A Day Tue Say ThanksPace University’s 2016 #GivingTuesday was an enormous success and we are truly grateful for everyone who participated to make it possible.
Get Your Pace Mag Here!The fall 2016 issue of Pace Magazine....
December 2016: As Seen OnA little birdie told us that Pace faculty and staff were sharing some awesome content on Twitter...
Schimmel ShowcasesWarm up to the Schimmel this winter for Portuguese blues, a Shakespeare shakeup, a journey through time into the homes of famous artists, and a mind-blowing mentalist performance.
PROFspectives: The Electoral CollegeProfessors weigh in on this special post-election edition of PROFspectives.
Pace Launches Disarmament InstituteDyson is proud to announce the launch of the International Disarmament Institute, an academic center providing world-class education and research on global disarmament, arms control, and non-proliferation policymaking.
Research: Courage, Sacrifice, and SurvivalProfessor Elliot Hearst and Angelica Roman ’19 embarked on a student-faculty research project that tells the remarkable story of a Holocaust survivor from Amsterdam.
Working with a Great Student? Let Us Know!Here at Opportunitas, we want to know about the Pace students who inspire you to continue working toward greatness each and every day.
Spread Holiday Cheer—Volunteer!The holiday season is officially here, which means it’s officially time to ramp up the generosity. Check out various volunteering opportunities in New York City and Westchester!
Staff by Day, Comic Writer by NightPeter Espinal crafts creative tweets, memes, and other fun and informative posts for Pace’s social media accounts, but at night this staffer trades in his smartphone and let’s his pen do the work as a comic writer.
The Professor Is In: Ellen MandelCollege of Health Professions Clinical Professor Ellen Mandel has had quite a marvelous journey through the medical field. But did you know she was a thespian in high school, or that she had dreams of being a rock ‘n’ roll singer? Find out what drives this professor and why health and the human body will always have a special place in her heart.
Calling the CouncilsLet your voice be heard and attend an upcoming Administrative Staff Council or Faculty Council meeting or join the Faculty Center for events on diversity, writing, or Digital Studio training.
#GivingTuesday 2016Pace will once again be participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back, and we need your help!
Sponsored Research EventsThe Office of Sponsored Research is holding an event concerning faculty grants (and how to get them!), as well as a lecture series. Plus, an important save the date!
Fall 2016: Athletics RoundupSetters sports heat up as the temperature drops. Volleyball, Swimming and Diving, and Football finish up their seasons while Basketball just gets started with a special visit to Pace's NYC Campus.
The Professor Is In: Ron FilanteLubin Professor Ron Filante, PhD, talks love, Silence of the Lambs, the importance of inquisitiveness, and a dream dinner with Serena Williams in this month’s "The Professor Is In."
Encore’s Second ActPace's Encore Transition Program got rave reviews in a recent Forbes article. Learn more about our program and register for sessions starting November 14, 2016.
Primary Health Care ConferenceJoin the Lienhard School Nursing for the primary health care conference, “Striving for a Culture of Health” on Friday, November 4 that will highlight essential elements of primary health care.
Pace Path BrochureWant to know more about what the Pace Path is and how it affects you as a faculty or staff member? Check out our new brochure.
November 2016: As Seen OnA little birdie told us that Pace faculty and staff were sharing some awesome content on Twitter...
November 2016: School SnippetsLubin's new rankings, EY scholarship winners, a Q&A with actor Charles Brice, and pooches for prison and its effects on recidivism. All of this and more in the latest news from eLubin and Dyson Digital Digest.
November 2016: HR UpdatesPace employees kick butt(s), yoga classes on both campuses, and an opportunity to celebrate your colleagues at this year's Employee Recognition Ceremonies!
November 2016: ITS ConnectHere's what you need to know about utilizing Starfish, open education resources, the data center move, and so much more!
November 2016: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff are weighing in on the election, environment, exploding phones, and other exciting news. Read all about it in this month’s issue of “Fit to Print.”
Call for Faculty NominationsNow's the time to nominate a faculty member who you believe gives true meaning to Opportunitas. Nominations for the Homer and Charles Pace Faculty Award are due November 18.
A Schimmel ShowcaseProgramming at the Schimmel Center is in full swing this December. Here’s everything you need to know about the dazzling performances from comedy to holiday concerts coming up!
Research: Policing DatabaseDyson Professor Hasan Arslan and Seidenberg Professor Daniel Farkas have collaborated on the Statistics Help Officer Training Database System, a project several years in the making, that can help make major headway in improving police and community relations.
PROFspectives: Opinion and ExpressionIn a single decade, the rise of billion-dollar social media platforms has radically altered not only how we communicate, but also how we manipulate. How radically has this new communicative infrastructure altered the reality of personal expression, basic political engagement, and more?
Jefferson Award Nominations 2016Know a student, faculty, or staff member whose community service efforts are changing Pace and/or the world? Nominate them for a Jefferson Award by October 9.
Fall 2016: Executives in ResidencePartner and Chief Operating Office of Kohlberg and Company Shant Mardirossian, BBA, MBA ’89 and Broadway legend Robert E. Wankel are coming to Pace this October for Lubin’s Executive in Residence program.
Striving for a Culture of HealthJoin the Lienhard School Nursing for the primary health care conference, “Striving for a Culture of Health” on Friday, November 4 that will highlight essential elements of primary health care.
PLV Homecoming 2016Join alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends on October 6–8, 2016 at this fun-filled weekend and show your Pace Pride! Highlights include the pep rally, football game, alumni tent, and Faces of Pace—a celebration for the whole Pace Community!
Staff by Day, Amateur Chef by NightOffice of Student Success Program Coordinator Jen Crespo talks about learning to cook, learning to cook healthy, and how it’s reshaped her life. See what she’s got to say about her trials, tribulations, and triumphs from behind the stove.
Research: Investigating AnxietyDyson Assistant Professor Ion-Cosmin Chivu and Holly Wright ’18 are aiming to bring more conversation and awareness to anxiety through research and theater.
The Professor Is In: Deborah PoeDyson Professor Deborah Poe, PhD, talks student engagement, her not-so-secret alter ego, her love of Mr. Robot, and more in this month’s Professor Is In.
October 2016: HR UpdatesYoga for Pace employees, new programs and opportunities at Staff Development Day, and an opportunity to celebrate your colleagues at this year's Employee Recognition Ceremonies!
October 2016: ITS ConnectHere's what you need to know about utilizing Starfish, creating an Edublog, open education resources for students, and so much more!
October 2016: Fit to PrintA publishing star, a milk documentary, a musical masterpiece, and more—Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
PROFspectives: 2016 ElectionAfter long months on the campaign trail, the race for the Oval Office is nearing completion. Pace's expert faculty weigh in on the campaign process this year and what they expect the impact of this election will be on our nation's very near future.
The Pace Path ExplainedWant to know more about what the Pace Path is and how it affects you as a faculty or staff member? Check out our new brochure!
NYC Homecoming 2016PLV had its turn, but now NYC is going to show you how Homecoming is really done. From crafting to schmoozefests, to InsideTrack, and so much more, Pace University is bringing you a host of Homecoming fun.
InsideTrack: Joel BrennerInsideTrack with Stephen J. Friedman returns on Friday, October 28, with special guest and cybersecurity expert and former Inspector General for the National Security Agency Joel F. Brenner.
Save the Date: InsideTrackOn Friday, October 28, InsideTrack with Stephen J. Friedman returns with special guest and cybersecurity expert and former Inspector General for the National Security Agency Joel F. Brenner.
Research: The Arms Trade TreatyDyson College of Arts and Sciences Professor and Model UN Adviser Matthew Bolton, PhD, draws on his years of experience traveling around the world to research the humanitarian impact of weapons and engage in advocacy on the Arms Trade Treaty.
Party On, SettersHomecoming 2016 culminates with the Faces of Pace Celebration in Pleasantville and the Leaders and Legends Dinner in New York City. Join your fellow Setters this October for a party to beat the band.
Elm Hall Ribbon CuttingCelebrate the opening of Elm Hall with a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 6, 2016.
2017 HDR NominationsAn actor, an astrophysicist, an entrepreneur, a Wall Street bigwig, or a senator. Who do you think should share their words of wisdom and well wishes with the Class of 2017? Nominations of this year’s Honorary Degree Recipients are due September 23.
A Fall WelcomeFall is (almost) here, which means two things: get that light jacket in ready position, and attend the welcome reception with President Stephen J. Friedman and Provost Uday Sukhatme!
The Professor Is In: Lee EvansPPA Professor Lee Evans drops by to tell us what he considers to be the secret to collegiate success, and envisions a dinner party where the music selection might be a bit…contentious.
September 2016: School SnippetsThe new Dyson Digital Digest brings us Stonewall's invisible leaders and film versus reality and Seidenberg shares stories on successful students and cybersecurity programs for high school teachers.
Remembering September 11Join the Pace Community in commemorating the 15th anniversary of 9/11/01 with vigils on both campuses, stories from our community, and memorials made from the heart.
September 2016: HR UpdateAs we wrap up FY16 PMDP process, we're also getting started on setting our goals and developing ways to better ourselves in the year to come. Learn more about the PMDP process and Organizational Learning and Development programs.
September 2016: ITS ConnectWe're getting this new school year started right with refresher information about IT support and services offered to faculty and staff at the University as well as information for new employees on how to activate their Pace accounts!
September 2016: Fit to PrintWhat do vampires, social media, Senegal, and Donald Trump have in common? They're just a few of the things Pace faculty and staff are discussing in the news.
PROFspectives: Pokémon GoSince the augmented reality app Pokémon Go launched in July, the world has been on a quest to catch ‘em all. In this month’s issue of PROFspectives, our professors weigh in on the pros and cons of the game, why it is so popular, its implications on learning, and what it means for the future of augmented reality.
Westchester Homecoming 2016Join alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends on October 6–8, 2016 at this fun-filled weekend and show your Pace Pride! Highlights include the pep rally, football game, alumni tent, and Faces of Pace—a celebration for the whole Pace Community!
The Professor Is In: Jillian McDonaldWhat do George Romero, motherhood, and the word "iceberg" have in common? They're just a few of the things Associate Art Professor Jillian McDonald loves. Read what else tops the list in this month's The Professor Is In.
Pace Races for the Cure 2016September is just around the corner and it's almost time to race for the cure. Register today and join the Pace team in the fight against breast cancer on September 10.
Summer DazeActivism on the island, Axl Rose in Jersey, wine in the woods, and meeting an elephant named Hannah who lives in Zimbabwe—Pace faculty and staff made the most of their summer Fridays.
A Word of AdviceFrom striking up a conversation with a stranger to taking a class not in their major, we asked faculty and staff to share their insights with the Class of 2020 and here's what they had to say.
August 2016: School SnippetsA $100,000 grant, Love Letters to Nobody, a brand new documentary, Zubats invade Pace, and so much more in this month's "School Snippets."
August 2016: HR UpdateStay tuned for more information regarding this fall's Staff Development Day, featuring the programs Pace employees most want to learn about.
August 2016: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff share their expert opinions on the republican and democratic conventions, issues stemming from police brutality, and contemporary cybersecurity concerns.
Research: Freedom of Information ActDyson Assistant Professor Kate Fink and Michelle Ricciardi ’17 are researching the Freedom of Information Act and how it relates to student journalists seeking public information for their stories.
PROFspectives: BrexitMembers of Pace's expert faculty weigh in on the impacts—both long- and short-term—that Britain’s withdrawal will have on the country and people there, as well as on the global stage.
Schimmel Center: Fall 2016Programming at the Schimmel Center is making its triumphant return for the 2016–2017 year. Here’s everything you need to know about the dazzling performances hitting the stage this fall!
Convocation 2016Save the date: September 6, 2016. Join the Pace Community in welcoming the Class of 2020 at the ninth annual Convocation in NYC and PLV.
A New Dean for SeidenbergPace is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan H. Hill, DPS, as Dean of the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, effective July 1, 2016.
In HindsightDo you remember your transition to college life? Wish there was something someone had told you? Know a special Pace perk that could benefit the Class of 2020? Let’s hear it!
Winning ResearchWere you unable to attend last month's inaugural Student and Faculty Research Day? Read on for information about the student and faculty winners on both campuses.
Come Together for ConvocationSave the date: September 6, 2016. Join the Pace Community in welcoming the Class of 2020 at the ninth annual Convocation in NYC and PLV.
June/July: HR UpdateWeight Watchers at work, a wellness incentive, financial planning, and staff training—learn about these and other HR opportunities.
June/July: School SnippetsAn ecology and wildlife seminar, a student-built app to stop Zika virus, a Pace alumnae dining experience, and Pace faculty shell out plans for restoring oysters in this month’s School Snippets.
June/July: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff share their expert opinions on delegates in the presidential election, Target’s support of transgender rights, and companies labeling foods as ‘natural’ in this month's column.
Ask The Expert: Summer SafetyAssociate Director of University Health Care Karen Martin shares ways for Setters to keep cool this summer. Here's what you need to know about staying safe on the water, dealing with ticks and mosquitoes, and so much more.
Research: Virtual Reality MedicineSeidenberg Professor Jean Coppola, Anthony Bonifacio ’17, and Alexa McKenna ’17—AKA Team DiscoVeR—have designed a virtual reality app that can have a considerable impact on the medical field.
2016 ISEE ConferencePace’s Dyson College hosts the International Society for Environmental Ethics Conference’s 13th annual meeting on environmental philosophy featuring discussions on natural value, pollution, climate change, and more.
PROFspectives: Cincinnati ZooAfter a 3-year-old boy fell into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo on May 28, Harambe, a 400-pound western lowland gorilla, was shot and killed. Issues of safety concerns, proper parenting, and animal rights are debated in response to the killing of Harambe in this month’s PROFspectives.
Leadership and Service in TechnologyOn Monday, May 16, Seidenberg will honor CPO of Medidata Solutions Michael Capone ’93 at the 21st annual Leadership and Service in Technology Award Reception.
Research: Women's Justice CenterBy launching the CARE Program, the Pace Women’s Justice Center has been able to provide an additional layer of support to victims and survivors of domestic violence.
Provost Is In: Uday SukhatmeIn this special edition of “The Professor Is In,” Pace University Provost Uday Sukhatme discusses his artistic aspirations, sub-nuclear elementary particles, and his secret love of “The Big Bang Theory.”
Pace Path: A Q&A with Michael RosenfeldDirector of the Center for Academic Excellence Michael Rosenfeld shares the importance of faculty and staff supporting students along their own Pace paths and why early adoption is critical to success.
Get Ready For Your Encore!If you want to remain active and involved and you have the desire to help make the world a better place, the Pace Encore Transition Program is the place to begin.
May 2016: School SnippetsA Pace alumna on Forbes' 30 Under 30 List, a professor's painting goes to the Smithsonian, mobile tech goes to developing countries, and women take on cybersecurity—all this and more from Dyson Digital Digest and Seidenberg eNews.
May 2016: HR UpdateHR brings us the annual staff picnics, financial planning with TIAA-CREF, training opportunities, and so much more!
May 2016: ITS ConnectIntegrating Open Educational Resources into the classroom, an Edublogs update, a Digital Measures makeover, and more.
May 2016: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff are an opinionated and prestigious bunch. See what they're saying about Olive Garden's breadsticks, Obamacare, and the presidential election in this month's issue of "Fit to Print."
PROFspectives: Panama PapersOff-shore accounts and tax evasion come to light as 11.5 million private documents and 2.6 terabytes of data revealed themselves to the public on April 3. This issue of PROFspectives takes a look at the implications of the Panama Papers.
2016 Faculty InstituteThis year, the institute will examine literacies across the disciplines and how the creation of a collaborative student community can unify Pace’s diverse campus.
Spirit of Pace Awards 2016On June 8, join us under the big blue whale as Pace University hosts the Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner to honor several members of the Pace Community and support student scholarship.
Commencement 2016Commencement is just around the corner, so here’s the 411 for faculty and staff members. From award ceremonies, to dates and times, find out what you need to know.
Faculty Institute 2016This year, the institute will examine literacies across the disciplines and how the creation of a collaborative student community can unify Pace’s diverse campus.
Pace Path Series: History in the (film)MakingWith one foot in the '60s and the other in the future, Professor Maria Luskay, EdD, and Pace Academy’s Andrew Revkin capture a unique time in Cuba’s history on film through the Producing the Documentary course.
Summer 2016 at PaceIf summer school doesn’t sound like your idea of fun, think again. Pace is offering classes and workshops for faculty and staff as well as a summer program for techie teens.
The Professor Is In: Grant KretchikPPA Associate Director Grant Kretchik discusses the importance of curiosity, finding your place in the world, and why he’d enjoy being a wildlife conservationist.
Research: Sleep DeprivationDo we need nap time as adults? CHP faculty and students team up to figure out why college students forgo sleep and to what detriment.
Staff by Day, Home Renovator by NightSchool of Education staffer Linda Guyette talks about her renovation journey that took her from a house of horrors to the home of her dreams.
Help is HereAlbert Einstein once said, “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.” Thankfully, Pace VITA volunteers are here to help you file your taxes before time runs out.
April 2016: School SnippetsLubin talks about their new ICC partnership, it's new Fast-track MBA, and much more.
April 2016: HR UpdateHR brings Pace employees information about training sessions and development opportunities, and we gear up for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
April 2016: ITS ConnectIntegrating Open Educational Resources into the classroom, an Edublogs update, a Digital Measures makeover, and more.
April 2016: Fit to PrintA profile in Forbes, how Anonymous hacked The Donald, the case for closing GTMO, and peanut allergies in children...Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Research DaysDid you conduct research or studies you want to share with the Pace Community? Now’s your chance to show us what you’re researching with. Submit an abstract to the Student and Faculty Research Days by April 18.
PROFspectives: Rock the VoteMedia, celebrity, and politics reign supreme this election year. Here at Pace, faculty are weighing in on an issue that their students can get behind—the youth vote.
Earth Month 2016April showers bring May flowers…or so we hear. To find out what else April has to offer the Pace Community, check out our numerous events celebrating Earth Month.
Leadership Report: Winter 2016It’s here! The winter 2016 Leadership Report should’ve already arrived at your home or your campus common area, but if you couldn’t get your hands on a copy, you can check it out online.
Call for Staff By Day ColumnWe’re looking for you! We know you have hobbies and interests outside of work and we want to hear all about them. Juggler, dancer, dog groomer, fire-eater? Share your story!
Funny Business with EIRHe’s won Emmys and a Tony, he’s written for hit television shows such as “Saturday Night Live” and “The Late Show with David Letterman”, and now Alan Zweibel is Lubin’s Executive in Residence. Catch this one-man show on March 29 in the Schimmel.
2016 Disabilities Film FestivalThis March, Pace invites you to the fourth annual Celebration of Individuals with Disabilities in Film, featuring short films respecting autonomy and empowerment of people with disabilities.
March 2016: School SnippetsRobot wars, a new tech infrastructure, a Pace alumna on Netflix, a conversation on conservation, plus so much more in this month's School Snippets.
March 2016: HR UpdateHR brings Pace employees special health and wellness seminars on sleep and sleep disorders and shares information about training sessions and development opportunities, and we gear up for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
March 2016: ITS ConnectFrom Mobile Tech Meetings and Webinar Wednesdays to active learning classrooms and accessing Pace Wi-Fi, this month's ITS updates are keeping you connected.
March 2016: Fit to PrintDeadpool's love for Bea Arthur, the FBI and your Apple ID, corporate inversion, and a Distinguished Professor...Pace faculty and staff are sounding off in the news.
The Professor Is In: Barry MorrisDyson’s hot shot prof Barry Morris shares his thoughts on the secret to in-class success, the desperation of stamp collectors, and why he’s too cool to sizzle in a Grant Kretchik class.
Pace Path Series: A Q&A with Brian EvansPace Path Coordinator and Assistant Provost for Experiential Learning Brian Evans shares his views on the Pace Path and answers questions for faculty and staff.
PROFspectives: Flint MichiganWe've asked Pace experts in education, health care, and environmental issues to weigh in on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and the long term effects the town may see, even after remediation.
InsideTrack with Carmen FariñaPresident Stephen J. Friedman sits down with New York City Schools Chancellor and Pace alumna Carmen Fariña ’88 to discuss the changing state of public education.
Crowdfunding for SuccessHelp a documentary filmmaking class get to Cuba, send 12 student researchers to a science conference in Springfield, or help students land internships at organizations with a social mission. The choice is yours!
Great Strides in ResearchCybersecurity, nursing abroad, social justice, and so much more—in the last few years, Pace University has made great strides in research. Here is the latest update from the Office of Sponsored Research.
Kenan Award NominationsThe faculty is the backbone of any university and at Pace, we're all about rewarding excellence. Nominations for the Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence are due February 12.
Convocation KeynotesThe Convocation committee is seeking faculty speakers for this fall’s Convocation ceremonies on the New York City and Westchester campuses.
Lienhard Turns the Big 5-0!The Lienhard School of Nursing is turning the big 5-0 this year. Join them in kicking off the celebrations on February 10 in NYC and PLV.
Tell Us Something GoodWant to get the word out to the Pace Community about your news, events, accomplishments, and more? Sharing your information is as easy as sending an e-mail.
February 2016: HR UpdateHR brings Pace employees a special health and wellness seminar on sleep and sleep disorders and we gear up for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day and shares information about training sessions and development opportunities.
February 2016: Fit to PrintAward winners, thought leaders, and educated opinions—Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Ask the Expert: Super Bowl EditionLubin Professor Paul Kurnit talks advertising’s biggest stage, letting us know what to watch for during the Super Bowl’s so-called “breaks in the action.”
Showtime at the SchimmelFrom the Flying Karamazov Brothers to the singing Bacon Brothers (joined by a PPA professor) to blues and boogie woogie, the snow show must go on at the Schimmel!
2016 Best Practices ConferenceThe Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching and Professional Development is trying something a bit different for this year’s sixth annual Best Practices Conference…or should we say “unconference”?
PROFspectives: Making A MurdererDid you spend your winter break and blizzard binge-watching “Making a Murderer” on Netflix? So did the rest of Pace. Find out what a documentary film professor and a criminal law professor had to say about Steven Avery’s controversial trial captured in the series.
Research: Peer BondsDyson Professor Kimberly Collica-Cox investigates the role peer attachment plays in female correctional facilities, and how specialized programs can help form new, industrious outlooks on life.
The Professor Is In: Peggy MinnisToo short to teach high school? Maybe. But Professor Peggy Minnis is just the right size for inspiring students both at home in Westchester and abroad. Find out what drives this professor and why science will always be a key ingredient to her life.
#GivingTuesday: Thank You!Pace University’s #GivingTuesday was an enormous success and we are truly grateful for everyone who participated to make it possible.
Year End PLV UpdateWe're on the move in PLV with the near completion of the Ianniello Field House, the naming of Residence Hall B, and the opening of the Alumni Hall Café!
Share UR NewsWant to get the word out to the Pace Community about your news, events, accomplishments, and more? Sharing your information is as easy as sending an e-mail.
December/January: President's BlogIn his latest blog post, President Friedman gives thanks to the generosity of the Pace Community, which made Giving Tuesday a remarkable success.
December/January: School SnippetsEntrepreneurship in Israel, faculty news, new majors from Dyson and Lubin, and more in this month's School Snippets.
December/January: ITS ConnectGet ready for the snowy season by connecting remotely to your office computer, accessing your virtual classroom, and more. Also new are updates to Qualtrics and a Blackboard migration that may affect you!
December/January: Fit to PrintFrom Instagram to #literaryswag and from nursing to cybersecurity, Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
New Year, New Schimmel ActsThe Schimmel Theatre is dancing, singing, rocking, and rolling in the new year with the Bacon Brothers; a classic sing-along starring you, the T-birds, and the Pink Ladies; rising opera stars; and more.
Work Toward GoodnessDid you know that doing good is good for you? Hear from faculty and staff who are giving back and find out why we should make 2016 the year of the volunteer!
Jefferson Award Winners 2015The results are in: 12 members of the Pace Community have been selected to receive Jefferson Awards Bronze Medals for their commitment to service.
Pace Magazine | Fall 2015There’s no denying Pace’s recent growth and momentum. The latest issue of Pace Magazine gives you a peek into how the University is making its impact and presence felt.
Tribute to TroopsThis Veterans Day, the Pace Community shares a big, heart-felt “thank you” with those who have served.
Research: Cyberbullying PreventionDyson Adjunct Assistant Professor Elliot Hearst and Pace student Sidorela Lleshi ’18 are using Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein to fight cyberbullying.
Presidential RecognitionLatino U College Access, the 2015–2016 Social Enterprise in Residence at Pace's Wilson Center, has been recognized by the White House for their ongoing commitment to the White House's Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
Call for Faculty Award NominationsNow's the time to nominate a faculty member who you believe gives true meaning to Opportunitas. Nominations for the Homer and Charles Pace Faculty Award are due November 20.
The Professor Is In: Chris RamosLubin Arts and Entertainment Management Professor Chris Ramos is more than just a lecturer—he’s a dancer, an artist, and a Sherlock Holmes mega-fan.
Encore’s Second ActPace University’s Encore Transition Program takes a new form this fall with a hybrid format that combines in-person workshops and an online component for those transitioning into their encore careers.
Becoming BuzzworthyWant to see your name in black and white, and read all over? Media Relations has a few helpful tips when it comes to creating buzz and getting mainstream media mentions.
November 2015: President's BlogPresident Friedman discusses the importance of finding and sticking with your passion in his latest blog post.
November 2015: HR UpdateHere's what you need to know about this year's annual employee recognition ceremonies and the Great American Smokeout.
November 2015: Fit to PrintFrom feminist theory to laundromat sadness, Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Q&A With Jonathan HillInterim Dean for the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems Jonathan Hill, DPS, shares his hopes for the future of Seidenberg and what he expects from his time as dean in this thoughtful Q&A.
Staff by Day, Stand-Up Comic by NightBy day, University Relations' Marketing Writer/Editor Lance Pauker writes snappy copy for the University, but by night, he writes punchlines as a stand-up comic.
Faculty and Staff for the Kids24 hours in a day; 12 hours to save a life. The annual Pace 4 Kids Dance Marathon is happening on November 21 and we invite faculty and staff to join us in making miracles happen.
Wilson Center Names Faculty FellowsEach year the Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship funds four fellowships for Pace University faculty to grow our diverse portfolio of research projects with a focus on the identification and analysis of issues facing nonprofits and social enterprises. Here are this year's fellows.
Research: Celebrity PhilanthropyThose with societal influence have long been at the forefront of philanthropic causes. But as Dyson Professor Paul Ziek investigates, is philanthropy really a major factor in maintaining celebrity?
You Besca Believe ItOn Tuesday, November 3, Mark Besca ’81, NYC office managing partner at EY (Ernst & Young), will visit the Westchester Campus as part of Lubin’s Executive in Residence program.
Staff By Day, Wedding Dancers By NightBy day, these Pace staffers are in charge of Lubin’s communication, but at night (okay, on their lunch break) they're leading line dances and getting Pace moving.
An Evening with Angela DavisJoin famed activist and scholar Angela Davis for an evening of reflection and conversation on sustained social justice movements and student engagement.
True PartnershipsA Wilson Center discussion between Pace University’s Lauren Birney and Jon Forrest Dohlin of the Wildlife Conservation Society and the New York Aquarium to discuss their collaboration on the Billion Oyster Project.
October: President's BlogIn his latest blog posts, President Friedman gears up for his InsideTrack conversation with Kerry Kennedy and presents his welcome video to the Pace Community.
October: School SnippetsLubin brings us high rankings, a case competition, scholarship winners, and so much more! Dyson shares new faculty information, a dancing diva, and a history of classroom innovation.
October: HR UpdatesHuman Resources presents their Women at Pace Program featuring a very special guest speaker, the annual employee recognition ceremonies, and the Great American Smokeout.
October: ITS Connect