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Weeks of Welcome 2019 (NYC)

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Fall Fest. BSU Block Party. Paint and Sip. Headphone Disco. Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. The NYC Campus is kicking off the fall semester in a big way with events happening almost every day throughout September. Join us!

Sunday, September 1

Bed Bath & Beyond Dance Party
7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. | Meet at the corner of Spruce and Gold Street
Get those dorm room essentials and bust a move all in one trip. For those interested in making the journey to acquire everything from towels to picture frames, shuttles will be departing from the corner of Spruce and Gold.

Tuesday, September 3

Session I: Dyson
10:00 a.m.–10:45 a.m. | Gym
Session II: CHP, Lubin, SOE, and Seidenberg
11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m. | Gym
Read on for more information about the importance of Convocation and what it means to be a Pace Setter. This is a big moment for all first-year students, and how we kick off the new year. We’re excited to see you there!

Fall Fest
10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Throughout One Pace Plaza
Pace’s Programming Board is officially welcoming you back to campus with their annual campus-wide shindig. Drop by for some games, chow down on a culinary revelation, head to class for a few hours, and come on back to the party.

Wednesday, September 4

Find My Classroom
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Student Center Hub
Lost? Need help reorienting yourself on campus? SDACA is here to help! Get directions to your next class and potentially meet up with other students on the way. Don’t worry—it gets easier.

Mat LaVore: Mentalist, Hypnotist, Magician
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Student Center
Skeptics beware! SDACA invites you to an evening of magic and hypnosis with famed self-proclaimed “Astonishment Artist” Mat LaVore.

Thursday, September 5

First-Generation Social
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Student Center
Are you the first one in your family to attend college? You're not alone! Meet with other students and prepare to embark on an exciting new chapter together.

Bubble Tea with Pace International
3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | 163 William Street, 16th Floor
Did someone say bubble tea? Join Pace International for a flavorful afternoon with a yummy treat and great company.

Headphone Disco
7:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Courtyard
Three channels. Three DJs. One night full of fun. Dance to the rhythm of your own beat—while in complete silence.

LGBTQA+ First-Year Social
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 902
Enjoy food, learn more about all the resources at the LGBTQA+ and Social Justice Center, and meet queer friends and allies.

Friday, September 6

Black Student Union Block Party
3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | Bianco Room and Courtyard
Welcome back, Setters! The Black Student Union is throwing a block party, and everyone’s invited. Come mingle, make new friends, and have a great time.

Broadway Musical: Come from Away
7:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Come from Away is a musical that tells the true story of what transpired when 38 planes were ordered to land unexpectedly in a small town within the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, following the events of September 11. Reserve your tickets for Come from Away!

Movie Night: Avengers Endgame
7:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. | Student Center
You’ll love this movie 3,000. Come see (or relive) the shocking conclusion to Marvel’s famed franchise.

Saturday, September 7

NYC Paces: Brooklyn Bridge Walk
2:00 p.m. | Meet in front of One Pace Plaza
Instagram pic alert: join your Orientation Leaders for a trip across the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, just steps from the NYC Campus.

Sunday, September 8

NYC Paces: South Street Seaport Walk
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Meet in front of One Pace Plaza
It’s time to explore another cool Instagram-worthy spot nearby: the South Street Seaport. Join your Orientation Leaders as they show you around the neighborhood!

Monday, September 9

Veteran Social
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Student Center, East Side
Veteran Services is hosting a wonderful opportunity for veteran Pace students to mix, mingle, and hang out in one of our brand new spaces on the NYC Campus. Don’t miss out!

Paint and Sip
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Student Center
Unwind at the beginning of the semester with a step-by-step painting instruction. No experience? No problem! Take some time to step back and let creativity flow as you take a break from the daily grind.

Tuesday, September 10

Meet the Firms
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Student Center
Deloitte. EY. KPMG. This is the real deal. Get your chance to interact with recruiters and potential employers from major accounting and finance firms, and network your way to an internship or job opportunity. For a full list, check out all the businesses set to attend Meet the Firms and be sure to review all the Career Services opportunities this month.

Commuter Social
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Commuting doesn’t have to mean you miss out on all the fun. Get a chance to mix and mingle with your fellow commuter students at SDACA’s exclusive event tailored just for you.

Wednesday, September 11

Study Abroad Fair
10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Bianco Room
From faculty-led programs specifically tailored to your interests to semester-long exchange programs at the location of your choice, the opportunities are endless. Check out our top five reasons to study abroad before hitting up the fair!

September 11th Memorial
6:00 p.m. | Student Center
You’re invited by Pace’s Student Veterans Association, Pace Christian Fellowship, and the American Marketing Association for an evening of refreshments, networking, and most importantly, the opportunity to learn how our community was affected by 9/11. We’re stronger together. 

Broadway Musical: Dear Evan Hansen
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Dear Evan Hansen, a Tony Award-winning musical, tells the story of a teenager who imagines a role for himself in the wake of a tragedy. Reserve your tickets to see Dear Even Hansen.

Thursday, September 12

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | 163 William Street, 16th Floor
Mooncakes. Dumplings. Tea. What’s not to love? Come celebrate this East Asian harvest festival with the Pace Community.

Debate Watch
8:00 p.m. | Student Center
The next Democratic presidential primary debate is coming up fast. Share in this important moment in history with your fellow Setters.

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 903
A space for queer and trans people of color to meet, create a community, and connect at the LGBTQA+ and Social Justice Center! This event is open to all QTPOC students, faculty, and staff.

Friday, September 13

Dunk a Student Leader
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Courtyard
Ever want the opportunity to dunk a student leader? Now’s your chance! Come for some fun, free smoothies, and a chance to fundraiser for the Pace Pantry.

Debate Watch
8:00 p.m. | Student Center
Another round of debates. What do you think about the Democratic candidates for presidency? Share your thoughts with others in the Pace Community.

Saturday, September 14

NYC Paces: Little Italy and Chinatown Walk
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Meet in front of One Pace Plaza
Join your Orientation Leaders for a trip to the San Gennaro Festival! Saluting the patron saint of Naples, this celebration is one of NYC’s most popular and longest-running street fairs. Come hungry!

Sunday, September 15

INdustry Network: Picnic in the Park
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Meet in the courtyard
The Arts and Entertainment Management Industry Network (also known as the INdustry Network) will be taking a stroll through City Hall Park with some food for a fun and informative lunch. Join them!

Monday, September 16

Picture It Now
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Student Center, West Side
Join Her Campus to take professional headshots or announce your return to school with fun, themed photobooths. Dive into the picture perfect school year with photographers ready to capture this exciting new beginning!

Greet and Grow: DIY Succulents
12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | Student Center, East Side
Spruce up your space with your very own succulent! This event is sponsored by the Counseling Center, Student Accessibility Services, and PAASA (Peer Advocates Against Sexual Assault).

Tuesday, September 17

Meet the Greeks
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Student Center
Ready to go Greek? Or at least thinking about it? Then swing by for the Greek life fair for more information and to meet directly with representatives from all our fraternities and sororities.

Transfer Student Social
3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
This will be a wonderful opportunity to meet and connect with other transfer students. You will also hear from members of Tau Sigma, the transfer student honor society.

Let's Talk About It: Adjusting to College
3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | W511
Join Active Minds, the student organization working to promote awareness about mental health, as they discuss the nuts and bolts of your first year at college. Food and drinks will be served, goodie bags provided, and even a raffle!

Yankees vs. Angels Game
6:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
SDACA is taking us out to the ballgame! Purchase tickets to see the New York Yankees face off against the LA Angels.

Wednesday, September 18

PAASA Meet and Greet
12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m. | Outside the cafeteria
This is your opportunity to meet with representatives from the Peer Advocates Against Sexual Assault (PAASA) and learn more about their necessary work and what resources are available to you.

Welcome Back Karaoke
7:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
It’s your turn to take the mic. Meet up with SDACA for one of their welcome events! Whether you’re all about ’90s classics or more of a contemporary spin, sing out. This is your time to shine.

Thursday, September 19

ōMA Meetup
3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
The Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) has been sponsoring programs and leading initiatives to broaden perspectives at Pace for years, and you’re invited to join them in their important work. Be sure to hit up their meet and greet event kicking off the fall semester!

Friday, September 20

Auschwitz: Not Long Ago, Not Far Away Exhibit
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Meet at the 41 Park Row lobby at 11:15 a.m.
Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) for a trip to the Museum of Jewish Heritage. For the first time ever, this traveling exhibition brings more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs of Auschwitz to the public from institutions around the world. Please RSVP to attend this exhibit.

Pace Esports Presents Game-stop
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m. | E313
Pace Esports invites you to a few friendly competitions in Smash Ultimate, Mario Kart, League of Legends, and Jackbox games! Tournaments for specific games will be held for prizes. All skill levels welcome, and food will be provided!

Saturday, September 21

NYC Paces: The High Line and the Vessel
2:00 p.m. | Meet in front of One Pace Plaza
Join your Orientation Leaders for a trip to the High Line and the Vessel, which are both located over on the west side of Manhattan. Explore your neighborhood and make memories (and take selfies, obvi).

Sunday, September 22

NYC Paces: Washington Square Park
2:00 p.m. | Meet in front of One Pace Plaza
This time, your Orientation Leaders will be leading you to a trip to nearby Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village, a great place to rest and reflect. Also: go people watching.

Monday, September 23

Drag Queen Bingo
6:30 p.m. | Student Center
Sashay your way over to the Student Center for an evening of games and a performance by RuPaul Drag Race’s very own Dusty Ray Bottoms! It’ll queer up your week with some great company.

Tuesday, September 24

Self-care with PAASA
3:25 p.m.4:25 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
PAASA will be making aromatherapy spray bottles and lip scrubs! Come put together these DIY self-care items and relax after a busy first month in the new semester.

Campus Safety Fair
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Student Center
Receive life-saving training on Narcan usage for opioid overdose prevention, learn how to stop severe bleeding, and brush up on your CPR knowledge. Be sure to check out the other Safety and Security training initiatives this fall, too.

Broadway Musical: Ain't Too Proud
7:00 p.m. | Meet at 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
The Tony award-winning musical Ain't Too Proud is a jukebox-style production with music and lyrics by The Temptations. It’s based on their incredible story as a musical group. Reserve your tickets to see Ain't Too Proud.

Comedy Hour Featuring Scott Rogowsky
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m. | Student Center
Comedian Scott Rogowsky, best-known for hosting HQ Trivia and his own late-night talk show Running Late with Scott Rogowsky, will be visiting Pace to deliver the laughs. It’s a great stress-reliever. Trust us.

Wednesday, September 25

NY Citizen Preparedness Training
12:00 p.m. | Gym
With severe weather events increasing in frequency and becoming more extreme, it’s more important than ever that New Yorkers prepare for potential disasters. Learn how best to stock up on supplies, respond accordingly during a crisis, and recover as quickly as possible. Please register in order to attend the NY Citizen Preparedness Training!

Roller Rink
7:00 p.m. | Gym
Light up the night and roll your way across a glow-in-the-dark roller skating rink—right on the NYC Campus. It’s a great way to brighten your week! (Literally.)

Thursday, September 26

305 Fitness
3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m. | Student Center
Kick up your heels and boogie down at this cardio dance party. What better way to exercise than through dance? Bring your best moves and meet us for this exciting event.

Comedy Hour Featuring Matteo Lane
8:00 p.m. | Student Center
Come ready to laugh, because Matteo Lane has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Late Night with Seth Meyers, HBO's Crashing, and on Netflix for his stand-up special The Comedy Lineup.

Friday, September 27

Sundae Fun Day
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
The Student Accessibility Services are serving up several scoops of deliciousness at their ice cream social! Get it while it’s hot—or cold, in this case. We’re looking forward to the toppings.

Movie Night: Toy Story 4
7:00 p.m. | Student Center
Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the gang road trip it in this latest installment of our collective childhood fave. Who doesn’t like Toy Story?

Saturday, September 28

NYC Paces: Governor’s Island
11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m. | Meet in front of One Pace Plaza
Join your Orientation Leaders for a trip across to Governor’s Island, a 172-acre slice of paradise just off the coast of NYC. It’s like getting away from the city without really leaving it!

Sunday, September 29

NYC Paces: Times Square
2:00 p.m. | Meet in front of One Pace Plaza
Lights. Flash mobs. Broadway. Food. It’s known as “The Crossroads of the World” where something is always going on. Your Orientation Leaders will be taking you there!

Monday, September 30

Spa Day
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. | Student Center
Come get pampered on your day off and indulge in a massage, manicure, and some aromatherapy. You deserve it. Treat yourself!

Bubble Soccer
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m. | Gym
Are you ready to play? Show up and suit up with SDACA for a little bubble soccer to close out Weeks of Welcome. It’s a great way to relieve stress and have a good time!