Virtual Events Roundup: May 2020
Coffee and tea meetups. Job recruiter Q&As. Wellness discussion groups. Creative writing workshops. All that and more this month! Be sure to check back, too. We update our virtual event roundups every week.
Social Justice Reading: Racism and Microaggressions
Monday, May 4 | 12:00 p.m. | Meeting ID: 138 213 633 Password: 985808
“To see how your experience compares, answer some of the questions that were posed to 101 black teenagers as part of a study,” wrote Amy Harmon for The New York Times. Read her feature and get ready to chat with the Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA).
Faculty Studio Visit
Monday, May 4 | 12:10 p.m. | Registration link available in Pace Art Galley’s Instagram bio
Join Professor Nicole Cohen, who has exhibited her art at the likes of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Los Angeles County of Art, Williams College Museum of Art, and more, for a special talk! She will be discussing her work across a variety of mediums.
Employer Spotlight: Downtown Music
Tuesday, May 5 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Register for the Employer Spotlight Zoom link
Join Career Services to learn more about how technology is influencing the music industry with Pace alum Joe Conyers, chief strategy officer at Downtown Music. Everyone interested in this topic is welcome to join!
Pace Counseling Center Discussion Group
Tuesday, May 5 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Email Amanda Michael, PsyD, for the Discussion Group Zoom link
Are you a graduating senior who was on the PLV Campus? Are you experiencing confusion, mixed feelings, adjustment stress, future worries, and/or sadness related to the abrupt loss of your campus experience as you face this transition? This discussion group is for you! Come share your experience and hear from the Pace Counseling Center team.
A Queer Author Conversation
Wednesday, May 6 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | A Queer Author Conversation Zoom link (Password: outtolunch)
Meet writer, editor, musician, and teacher Melissa Faliveno whose debut essay collection, Tomboyland, will be out August 2020. She’s the former senior editor of Poets & Writers, currently teaches in the graduate writing program at Sarah Lawrence College, and she’s also a singer and guitarist in the indie rock band Self Help.
Wednesday, May 6 | Review the Office for Student Success website for more information
Undergraduate students from throughout Pace are invited to present their research and artistic projects at the first virtual poster session sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Office of Research, the Office for Student Success, and the Pforzheimer Honors College.
Thursday, May 7 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | Meeting ID: 985 2501 2468 Password: 968972
Toast the end of the semester with Pace Library! Bring your toast and toppings and celebrate this time-honored Pace tradition when the University librarians toast everything you’ve accomplished this semester. Nutella, peanut butter and jelly, regular butter, Marshmallow Fluff—we don’t judge.
Ask the Recruiters: Sherwin-Williams Company
Thursday, May 7 | 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Review these details for the Ask the Recruiters meeting link
Join this virtual event along with Career Services and representatives from the Sherwin-Williams Company to see what recruiters wish they knew when they first started their career. This will be an interactive session with lots of Q&A, so come with your questions!
Remote Visit with a Therapy Dog
Thursday, May 7 | 5:30 p.m. | Therapy dogs Zoom link
Spend a little time de-stressing with a team from the Good Dog Foundation! Grab some coffee, settle in, and prepare to watch a few adorable pups play. This special event is hosted by Pace Library.
Harry Potter Trivia
Tuesday, May 12 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Meeting ID: 271 892 013 Password: 511941
Are you a wizard at trivia? Have you taken every Buzzfeed quiz out there? Do you have strong opinions about Cursed Child? Then grab your wand and get ready for a trivia session worthy of any self-proclaimed Potterhead!
’90s Hip Hop Bingo
Tuesday, May 12 | 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | Meeting ID: 993 3402 7484 Password: 285228
Troll dolls. CD players. Tamagotchis. Candy necklaces. Beanie Babies. Rewinding VHS tapes. 'N Sync vs. Backstreet Boys. Bring your nostalgia, because this bingo game is sure to be totally tubular.
Magic Show: ALAKAZOOM
Wednesday, May 13 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Meeting ID: 822 6544 6641 Password: 793360
Prepare to be amazed—virtually! You won’t believe your eyes at this magic show exclusively for Pace students. Join your fellow Setters for an afternoon you won’t soon forget.
Thursday, May 14 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Meeting ID: 271 892 013 Password: 511941
It’s time for more trivia! This is a great way to sharpen your wits and think creatively while also taking a much-needed break from studying. We hope to see you (and perhaps even challenge you) there!
Music Session with Jovan and Meecah
Friday, May 15 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Meeting ID: 946 5681 1744 Password: 832720
Ready for a little afternoon music? Join this jam session with the Student Development and Campus Activities team and your fellow Setters!
Senior Send-Off for NYC Undergrads
Friday, May 15 | 6:00 p.m. | Meeting ID: 963 8278 4530 Password: 624886
Celebrate alongside Rachel Moreno, your senior class president! Come dressed up or dress down and see what surprises are in store for the Class of 2020. Please reserve a ticket to the Senior Send-Off in order to attend.
Class of 2020 Virtual Celebrations
Wednesday, May 20 | 12:30 p.m. (preshow) and 1:00 p.m. (ceremony) | Virtual celebration link
While we are planning an in-person Commencement ceremony for our 2020 graduates at a future date, we want to ensure that you and your families have the opportunity to celebrate your achievements this spring. Join us for our virtual celebrations and award ceremonies!
After Party with DJ Zeke
Wednesday, May 20 | 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Dance party on Pace’s Instagram Live
Following the virtual celebrations for the Class of 2020, you’re invited to an exclusive dance party hosted by DJ Zeke—online! Go to the official Pace University Instagram account when the party goes live. You won’t want to miss it.
Cooking With Chartwells
Every Thursday through Thursday, May 14 | 12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m. | Register for the Zoom link
Looking for quick, healthy recipes? Wondering how to jazz up those leftovers? Trying to be creative with the same ingredients in the pantry? The Chartwells team on the NYC Campus is hosting an exclusive weekly cooking class!
Zoom Tea and Coffee
Every Thursday | 3:25 p.m. 4:25 p.m. | Meeting ID: 944 0660 1091 Password: 269829
Brew a cup of coffee or tea and sit in on Pace International’s weekly meetings! You’ll get to catch up with some cool folks and enjoy a tasty beverage. What’s not to like?
Knitting Circle Fridays
Every Friday through Friday, May 15 | 12:00 p.m. | Password: 928616
Knitting can be a wonderful way to reduce stress during this time of uncertainty. No matter how experienced you are, you’re welcome to join ōMA’s weekly Zoom knitting sessions that happen every Friday.
Every Friday | 3:00 p.m. | Expressive Writing Zoom link
Bring paper, a pen, and an open mind! Expressive writing springs from the belief that writing about one’s feelings gradually eases the experience of anxiety and emotional trauma. Jane Collins, the alumni faculty in residence, will lead the group by providing writing prompts and opportunities to share issues and ideas.
Keep checking this page! We update it regularly with all the latest virtual events happening in May 2020.
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