2009-2010 Life at Dyson

View the documentary of a day in the life of the American Ambassador to Holland, Fay Hartog Levin produced by MCA students. Learn more

2010 ECSC Conference
The 2010 Eastern Colleges Science Conference, hosted this year for the first time by Pace University, had the highest turnout in its 64-year history with more than 400 students representing universities from across the northeast presenting their research projects. View highlights from the event.

Dyson College welcomes 21 executives from the Phoenix Publishing and Media Group (PPMG) who will spend three weeks training with the Masters in Publishing program. PPMG is one of the co-sponsors of the Confucius Institute at Pace University, and a long-time partner of the publishing program.

Chinese Bridge
Pace student volunteers Emily Morris, Miki Tamura, Ben Oliveri, and Yichuan Ji participated in a Chinese Bridge Competition on April 17, with Dr. Weihua Niu, Director of the Confucius Institute at Pace University. The competition is featured in the Xinhua news.

Breaking Upwards
When the independent film Breaking Upwards was screened at Pace University in December, the directors bonded with students in the audience and subsequently took on 6 Film and Screen Studies majors as interns to work on the film’s promotion, which recently landed a feature article in The New York Times. The Dyson College students who interned for the film are Daniela Adams, James Corjuo, Carolyn Duggan, Melissa Gangi, Claudia Goodman, Jillian Magee, Eric Nunez, and Amanda Sileo.

2010 Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship Winners
Two Dyson College students, Sophia Eilbacher and Ethan Taylor, have been awarded 2010 Jeannette K. Watson Fellowships. Read the press release.

Maria Luskay, EdD, and 14 Pace students are spending Spring Break making a documentary of a day in the life of the American Ambassador to Holland. Follow them on http://hollanddocumentary.blogspot.com/.

think green
Dyson Adjunct Professors Angelo Spillo, Director of the Environmental Center, and Sue Maxam, University Director of Student Success, presented, “Integrating Sustainability and Social Justice into the Student Experience” on February 12, 2010 at the 10th Annual Student Affairs Conference at NYU. They shared “12 Steps for Initiating a Green School.” Professors Spillo and Maxam co-teach the “Exploring our Environment” learning community course.

Dyson Digital Digest: Fall2009/Spring2010
View the quarterly e-newsletter of Dyson College of Arts and Sciences with news about students, staff, faculty, and alumni.

La Mama
Performing arts students, alumni and faculty are teaming up with world-renowned La Ma Ma Experimental Theatre to present Three One Acts by Mrozek starting March 19. Find out more. Read about it on Broadwayworld.com.

Remembering Our Colleague
Leo Greenfest

Pace University mourns the loss of Leo Greenfest, who taught as an adjunct lecturer in the Mathematics Department on the New York City campus for 52 years. >> View Dean Nira Herrmann’s Message

Barbara Friedman New Work
A solo exhibition of new works by Professor Barbara Friedman, an accomplished painter, opens Feb. 23 in the Peter Fingesten Gallery.

Cailan Rose Seavey
Sophomore Cailan Rose Seavey, a Performing Arts major, has joined the Broadway company of HAIR at the Al Hirschfeld Theater.

Amanda Ferrandino
Dyson alumna Amanda Ferrandino ’09 is currently in Bangladesh on a Fulbright scholarship. Follow her blog.

Dr. Thomas O'Sullivan
In Memoriam: Thomas O’Sullivan
A funeral mass for Dr. Thomas O’Sullivan will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 11:00 am at St. John the Baptist Lutheran Church, 300 Bloomfield Avenue, Hoboken, NJ. >> View Dean Nira Herrmann’s Message >> View Provost Geoffrey Brackett’s Message

Pace University's Memorial Service
February 23, 2010, 3:30-5:30PM, Student Union, 1 Pace Plaza, NYC Campus

Jen Raftery
Communications major Jen Raftery has the coolest part-time job ever. She dances for the New Jersey Nets. Read about her experience.

Professor Grant Kretchik in India
Professor Grant Kretchik gives Dyson the inside scoop on the film “When Harry Tries to Marry”.

Making Connections
Dyson Assistant Dean of Instructional Technology Beth Klingner, PhD; Associate Dean Linda Anstendig, PhD, and Instructional Designer Elizabeth Lowe have been awarded a grant and will participate in a year-long seminar which helps participating 2-year and 4-year colleges to collaboratively develop and test plans for using ePortfolios through the Making Connections National Resource Center at LaGuardia Community College (CUNY).

Karla Jay
Read “Empathy, Not Apathy: an open letter to my students” by Distinguished Professor Karla Jay, and post your comments on the Dyson blog.

Pace Goes West
“Pace Goes West” a holiday show written, produced and choreographed by Diane Cypkin, PhD, was performed by faculty and staff on December 2, 2009 on the Pace Pleasantville campus. >> Watch the video >> Check out the photos

Chelsea Trip
Students enrolled in Mixed Media and Introduction to Aesthetics classes visit art galleries in Chelsea.

Claire Darling
In recognition of her academic achievement, Claire Darling ’10, received one of only four $1,000 scholarships awarded by the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA).

Pace University student Kayla Mason talks about her role as the sexy Ukrainian exchange student in the film “When Harry Tries to Marry” on the Dyson College blog. >> Read more

Ginger Graham
Acting Major, Ginger Graham talks about her role in the movie “When Harry Tries to Marry” on the Dyson College blog. >> Read more

To become a guest blogger, e-mail nthompson2@pace.edu.

Julie Robles
Follow Acting Major, Julie Robles on her experience filming the movie “When Harry Tries to Marry” on the Dyson College blog. >> Read more

PA Students at Today Show
Physician Assistant Studies students Lauren Magee, Stephanie Lang, and Kristin Lieber visit the Today Show on October 6. >> Read about their experience.

When Harry Tries to Marry
Multiple Award-winning Script “When Harry Tries to Marry” filmed at Pace University features Performing Arts Professor Grant Kretchik as well as several Pace students. >> Read more