October 2012


Homecoming 2012
Come Back to Campus for Homecoming 2012!
Grab your fellow Pace friends and colleagues and join us for lots of great events, including some new traditions, on both the New York City and Pleasantville Campuses! Mark your calendar and spread the word: New York City is October 27 and Pleasantville is November 3.
New York City Pleasantville

New York City HomecomingOn October 27 reconnect, reminisce, and celebrate your Pace connections! The day kicks off with the inaugural Leaders and Legends Brunch with Provost Uday Sukhatme where we will recognize alumni who have made an impact on and off campus, various student organizations and classes, and even have a mini-reunion or two. This is followed by a Parent's Coffee House for our parents of current students. At 2 PM, everyone is invited to our neighborhood walking tour to see what's new in the Pace corridor and learn more about our history downtown. Or, relive your Pace days with the Keeping Pace Pub Crawl. Wear your favorite Pace gear, answer Pace trivia questions, and earn free drinks and prizes! Then, it's back to Pace Plaza for a good old-fashioned pick-up basketball game with alumni, friends, students and families! Cap the day off with one last Alumni Cocktail Reception as you make your plans to attend next year's festivities.

Pleasantville HomecomingWe have a full day planned for you on November 3! Start the day with a 5K Fun Run supporting Pace Athletics. Then head over for tailgating with your fellow alumni before the Setters' noon kickoff versus Stonehill College. The Alumni V.I.P. Hospitality Tent will provide you with plenty of complimentary snacks and drinks, including hot dogs, pretzels, and beer, along with your own special viewing area. After the game, take a "Future of Pleasantville" Campus Tour or join our Parents Reception for parents of current students. At 3 PM, we're celebrating your special Pace connections at our Leaders and Legends Reception, where we will recognize alumni with ties to athletics, Greek life, student organizations, Honors College, residence life and more! Lastly, head over to the Community Dinner with parents, students, and friends to cap off the day.

Click here for more details and to register for all Homecoming 2012 events
Inside the Actors Studio Hits a Milestone
Bradley Cooper at Inside the Actors Studio Bradley Cooper is one of many Actors Studio alumni expected at the taping of the 250th episode of Inside the Actors Studio on October 12th at the Schimmel Theatre. Standby admission for alumni will begin an hour before the taping.
Pace Hosts Financial Education Day
Learn how to take charge of your personal and family finances and meet your long-term financial goals at "Financial Education Day" in Pleasantville on November 17 featuring keynote speakers Kiran Chetry, former host of American Morning on CNN, and Willie Geist, co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC.
Memorial for Pat Woodward
A memorial for Patricia Woodward, Performing Arts Department Activities/Recruitment Coordinator, Student Advisor and Adjunct Lecturer, will be held on October 15 at 7:00 pm in Schimmel Center.
Guatemala: Land of Eternal Spring
Join Professor Ainsley Adams for a "Guatemala Experience & International Literacy Conference" from February 16-24, 2013. The trip includes visits to cultural and historic sites, classroom observations, additional optional credits* and professional development for educators. Cost of the trip is $2,125* - for more details, contact aadams2@pace.edu or fwills@pace.edu.
*cost of optional credits is additional
Alumni Volunteers Needed
Our newest students - representing 47 states and 49 countries - have officially started their Pace experience, and we're ready to started looking for great new candidates for next year's class. Alumni volunteers are invited to assist our regional admission counselors and introduce Pace to prospective students and their families at programs in NY, PA, FL and CA.
Presidential Debate Watch Party
Once every four years, we get treated to the best reality TV around - the presidential debate! It has become a mini-Pace tradition on the NYC campus to watch these debates together; to dissect, debate, and analyze; to cheer your favorite candidate or jeer the opponent.

Give to Pace!

October 23: Distinguished Educators Lecture with Senior Harvard Lecturer Ronald F. Ferguson, PhD

Save the Date! November 29: Inside Track with William Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Pace Spotlight

Robert Schatzman '98, goes from the Pleasantville campus to Brazil.

Athletics News
The Athletics Department is currently accepting nominations for induction into the 2013 Pace Athletics Hall of Fame class. For more information, go to http://bit.ly/QxyrHl.

Join us for upcoming Alumni Days! October 6: Football; October 7: Baseball and Softball; October 13: Soccer; October 21: Lacrosse. Go to the Alumni Calendar for details and to register.

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Photo Gallery

Frank Calabro, Ellie Calabro, Charlie Dammling, Mark Brown, and James Pinto '05 at the Pace Setters Golf Classic.

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Did You Know ...
Special Offer
Pace Alumni are entitled to a discount for shows at the Schimmel Theatre? Visit our website for the discount code, and to view other special offers for Pace Alumni.

Loves, Legacies, Legends, Leaders
Let us know if you are part of our Loves, Legacies, Leaders and Legends group and be honored at our inaugural Alumni Leaders & Legends Brunch during Homecoming. Click here to view our full list of this distinguished group.

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