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Weeks of Welcome 2018 (NYC)

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Broadway shows, city walking tours, open mic night, silent disco, and so much more is happening on the NYC Campus this month. Get involved!

Monday, September 3

Bed Bath & Beyond Dance Party
6:30 p.m. | Meet at Spruce and Gold Street for the shuttle
Oh, yeah—you read that right. Every year, SDACA kicks off the start of the academic year by kicking off their (proverbial) shoes. Unless you want to dance barefoot. You do you!


Tuesday, September 4

Convocation: Dyson Students
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. | Gym
Convocation is an important moment during your first year at college. If you’re a Dyson student, read on for more information about this special event. We’re so excited to see you there!

UNV 101 Breakout: All Students
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. | Gym
This will be your first-ever class at Pace. Come prepared to learn, but also to have fun! You’re about to embark on a very special time in your life, and we want to help you make the most of it.

Convocation: Lubin, SOE, CHP, and Seidenberg Students
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Gym
Another round of Convocation events will be held for all other Pace students! Read more about this special event if you’re part of Lubin, SOE, CHP, or Seidenberg.


Wednesday, September 5

Magicians and Mentalists
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Schimmel Center
Join Eric Dittelman and Sean Bott for a night of comedy, magic, telepathy, mind reading, and predicting the future! This event is first come, first serve, so arrive early.


Thursday, September 6

Students Fight Back
3:30 p.m.–5:15 p.m. | Gym
This 75-minute program will offer self-defense tips, active bystander training, how to support survivors of sexual assault, and much more. Check out the Students Fight Back event on OrgSync for more information.

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness
9:00 p.m. | Schimmel Center
Can you believe? Breakout star Jonathan Van Ness, best known for his role as a style expert on Netflix’s Queer Eye, will be visiting the NYC Campus! These looks are all yours.


Friday, September 7

Movie Night: Black Panther
8:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Join SDACA for a free showing of Marvel’s Blank Panther! The world’s ninth highest grossing film of all time, you won’t want to miss the King as he claws his way to the top.


Saturday, September 8

NYC Paces: Brooklyn Bridge
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Get to know the city—and take plenty of selfies! Join SDACA and the Setter Spirit Ambassadors for a tour along the Brooklyn Bridge.


Sunday, September 9

NYC Paces: Times Square
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
It’s another round of city tours, this time exploring the concrete jungle that is Times Square. Don’t forget to bring a MetroCard!


Monday, September 10

SDACA Meet and Greet
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Get to know the SDACA team! There will be free snacks and refreshments and plenty of opportunities to meet and greet with the bright minds behind so many on-campus activities. 

Trivia Night
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Bring your smartphone or laptop to compete in round of trivia individually or as a team. Snacks and refreshments will be available, as well as prizes to be won!


Tuesday, September 11

9/11 Memorial
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
The Pace Community always takes time out to gather together and remember the lives lost in the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001. This year, join them on a visit to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.

Broadway Series: Once on This Island
6:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Kick off your proverbial shoes and enjoy the sand, because you’re invited to see a hit Broadway show! Purchase your discounted tickets to Once on This Island.


Wednesday, September 12

Transfer Social
12:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Come mingle with fellow transfer students while enjoying free snacks and refreshments! You never know—you just might meet your future BFF.


Thursday, September 13

Campus Activities Fair
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Gym
Swing by for a rundown of all the clubs and organizations you can join during your time here! From the Black Student Union to Women in Corporate America to Mock Trial, there’s something for everyone. And if there isn’t? You can start your own group, too! For a full list of student-run organizations, check out PaceOPoly.

Headphone Disco
7:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Dance to the rhythm of your own beat—while in complete silence! You’ll get a pair of headphones, then you’ll ‘plug in’ (wirelessly) for the beats.

Broadway Series: Mean Girls
6:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Still trying to make fetch happen? Yeah. Us, too. You’ll be in good company when SDACA heads over to see this next Broadway show! Purchase your discounted tickets to Mean Girls.


Friday, September 14

Open Mic Night
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Check out the talent at Pace! Come show your chops; whether that be music, poetry, comedy, or more, there’s a place for you on the stage.


Saturday, September 15

iLuminate Dance Group
7:30 p.m. | Schimmel Center
A music, dance, and experience to behold, iLuminate features a wide variety of dance styles expressed through inventive visual design, featuring music from Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars, Janet Jackson, Sam Smith, and more! This event is free to all students.


Sunday, September 16

iLuminate Dance Group
4:00 p.m. | Schimmel Center
A music, dance, and experience to behold, iLuminate features a wide variety of dance styles expressed through inventive visual design, featuring music from Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars, Janet Jackson, Sam Smith, and more! This event is free to all students.


Monday, September 17

Meet the Greeks
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Get to know what Greek life is like on the NYC Campus! All our fraternities and sororities will be there to answer your questions.

Veteran Social
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Welcome back to campus! Enjoy an exclusive social event for your fellow veterans. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. 

Show with Mike Birbiglia
7:30 p.m. | Schimmel Theater
Comedy king Mike Birbiglia will be bringing the laughs to the NYC Campus! He’s a comedian, actor, and filmmaker with appearances in hits like Broad City, Orange Is the New Black, and more.


Tuesday, September 18

Commuter Social
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Live off campus? Join your fellow commuter students for a meet-up! Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Broadway Series: Frozen
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
If love is an open door, you’re gonna fall in love with this Broadway show the second you get to the theater. It’s sure to give you goosebumps! Purchase your discounted tickets to Frozen today.


Wednesday, September 19

NYC Paces: Bronx Zoo
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Did you know the Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan zoo in the US? It’s also one of the largest in the world. Stop by for a visit! Admission is free, but you’ll need to bring your MetroCard.

Disrupting Rape Culture
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Join the fight against rape culture on campus and learn more about how you can be a better ally. This is an important first step in keeping the discussion going!

MOSAIC Kickoff
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Interested in learning about different cultures? Want to explore the city with likeminded people? Learn more about MOSAIC, the group exclusive to first-year students!


Thursday, September 20

Spa Day
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Treat yourself! Free massages, manicures, eyebrow threading, and DIY essential oil kits will be offered to all interested students.

Yankees vs. Red Sox
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
So which team are you rooting far? Purchase tickets for a night out at the ball game and show support for either the Yankees—or Red Sox! ;)

Sacred: The Documentary
7:30 p.m. | Schimmel Theater
More than 40 filmmaking teams from around the world shot this documentary, bringing to life the private and daily spiritual practices of a huge variety of people. Step into their world.


Friday, September 21

Class with TheJonaShow
5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Gym
You won’t need books for this class! Based in NYC, these open classes teach professional-level hip hop routines to aspiring dancers all over the country. Level up your skills and be there to throw down!

Movie Night: Oceans 8
7:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. | Bianco Room
It’s the heist of the century, and only eight women can pull it off. Catch the latest remake of Ocean’s 8 for free. It’s totally a steal.


Saturday, September 22

NYC Paces: Central Park
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
You’re invited to visit what’s arguably the most famous travel destination in all of NYC: Central Park! Grab a MetroCard before you go and hit the road with SDACA.


Sunday, September 23

NYC Paces: Battery Park
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
NYC isn’t all concrete and metal! Join SDACA for a visit to Battery Park and enjoy the sweeping views of the New York Harbor. Be sure to bring your MetroCard when you go!


Monday, September 24

Sweets and Board Games
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
You’ve heard of breakfast for dinner, but what about dessert for lunch? Take a break from class to play board games and enjoy some afternoon sweets.

Welcome Back Party
12:10 p.m.–2:10 p.m. | Bianco Room
President Marvin Krislov, JD, and Provost Vanya Quiñones, PhD, are kicking off the fall semester in a big way—by throwing a party, of course! They’re welcoming back the entire Pace Community with free food, refreshments, and a raffle.


Tuesday, September 25

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Snap a pic with all your celebrity faves! This wax museum is the best spot in the city for selfies, so purchase your $15 discounted ticket to Madame Tussaud’s today. You’ll need to bring a MetroCard!


Wednesday, September 26

Acquaint and Paint
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Snap a pic with all your celebrity faves! This wax museum is the best spot in the city for selfies, so purchase your $15 discounted ticket to Madame Tussaud’s today. You’ll need to bring a MetroCard!

Shamilton! The Improvised Musical
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Schimmel Theater
Join the cast of Shamilton! as they create an improved hip hop parody musical based on a historical celebrity of your choosing! That’s right: you get to choose the celebrity they sing about. Pretty incredible, huh?


Thursday, September 27

Broadway Series: Pretty Woman
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
Based on the hit Julia Roberts film from the ’90s (which earned the most ticket sales of any US romantic comedy ever), this Broadway show will leave you with stars in your eyes. Purchase your discounted tickets to Pretty Woman.

Comedy Night with Jackie Tohn
7:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Join Jackie Tohn (Melanie Rosen on Netflix’s GLOW) for a musical comedy show! You’ll enjoy a night of fun and laughs as Jackie performs her musical stand-up. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.


Friday, September 28

Bubble Soccer
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Gym
What’s bubble soccer? You wear a giant inflatable bubble suit and you run around as you play soccer with all of your friends! Think of it as a big hamster wheel with legs. Trust us, it’s fun (and hilarious).


Sunday, September 30

NYC Paces: Governors Island
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor (SDACA Lounge)
This 172 acre oasis lies just off the southernmost tip of NYC, providing a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of the city without breaking the bank. Remember to bring a MetroCard!

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