June 2013

Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner is Nearing Capacity!
More than 700 Pace alumni and friends have already purchased their tickets to our inaugural Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of three individuals who embody Pace's mission of Opportunitas. Seats are selling quickly and we are nearing capacity, so register today! To find out more about this year's event and our honorees, click here.
Pleasantville Campus Celebrates 50 Years!
Pace's Pleasantville campus celebrates its 50th anniversary this year! The Gold Ribbon Committee - a growing committee bringing together alumni from each decade - has been formed to play a central role in the celebration, which includes a dinner on Saturday, October 26 featuring tables hosted by your favorite Pace faculty and staff. More details will be announced shortly.
Dyson looks back
A new performing arts building, conferences, research - Dyson College of Arts and Sciences had a busy year! You can read more about their various programs and events in their 2011-2012 Year in Review.
Two Alumni Named 914Inc. "Wunderkinds"
914Inc. has included Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions Zach Dayton '09, '11 and Pace graduate student John "Vinnie" Monaco '12 on their 2013 Wunderkind list, which features Westchester's top business leaders and innovators under 30.
Master Site Plan Update
Pace's Board of Trustees unanimously approved the first phase of the University's Master Site Plan that will transform and reposition the Pleasantville campus for its next 50 years.
Pace Pitch Contest and Business Plan Competition Winners!
Sociology/anthropology student Christian Velez (pictured) and his company, Nuque Tie New York, a reversible tie company, placed first in the Ninth Annual Pace Pitch Contest. Pace graduate student Peter Courtney/Wapsi 67 Brewing Company, was announced as the winner of the 10th Annual Pace Business Plan Competition.
School of Education to Help High School Students Get on the College Track This Summer
Know a high school junior or senior who is thinking about college? The School of Education's Headways program is an intensive two-week summer program for students who want to be best prepared for the demands of college and work after high school. Participating students will learn about their individual learning style and personalized technology tools and digital strategies for success.


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August 9: Cruise on the Zephyr

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Golden Jubilarian alumni marched in Commencement at Radio City Music Hall.

Athletics News
Pace's Baseball team received an at-large bid as the #5 seed in the East region to the 2013 NCAA Division II Baseball Tournament. It was the first trip to the NCAA's under Head Coach Henry Manning '91, and Pace's first bid since 1985. After defeating St. Thomas Aquinas 3-0 on day one, the team finished the season at 33-17 overall with a loss to Franklin Pierce on day three of the tournament. The Setters were Co-Champions of the Northeast-10 Southwest Division along with New Haven.

September 9: Pace Setters Golf Classic

Pace Spotlight
John Draheim '64
After traveling the world in telecommunications, John Draheim '64 found a new passion: Florida's Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

Did You Know ...
Seidenberg School Dean Dr. Amar Gupta introduced the University's first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), part of the current trend of online courses being offered to students both within and outside the University. Trustee Ivan Seidenberg '81 served as guest lecturer for the third class in the series.

Loves, Legacies, Legends, Leaders
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