Spring 2012

Dyson Digital Digest
 
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A New Home for the Performing Arts Department
The undergraduate Performing Arts Department will move to its new home during the fall 2012 semester. On January 6, Pace University signed a 21-year lease for 140 William St., a 47,200-square-foot building which will house rehearsal spaces, classrooms, a television studio and a 100-seat theater. … Read more
Chemistry Department Awarded ‘Project of the Year’ by DnDi

The Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative has recognized the work of Professors Cyrus Bacchi, PhD, and Nigel Yarlett, PhD, of the …Read more
DEAN'S MESSAGE:
Worst of Times, Best of Times
Dickens’s famous opening quote has been the theme of the past few months in Dyson College: “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” Dyson lost two dear colleagues from the Performing Arts Department this year: Anne Lommel and Patricia Woodward. Both Anne and Pat gave their all to our programs, to our students and to their colleagues. …Read more
   
Alternative Spring Break Gives Students a 360-Degree View of Homelessness

Through the Center for Community Action and Research, students participated in Alternative Spring Break volunteering at a food bank …Read more
   
Pace Team Wins Second Place at College Federal Reserve Challenge

Professors Gregory Colman, Anna Shostya and Mark Weinstock coached the team at the national academic competition that beat out St. …Read more
   
‘Summit on Resilience’ Brings Together Government and Corporate Leaders

The Hon. Tom Ridge, President and CEO of Ridge Global, and first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security delivered the keynote address at the … Read more
     
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Gifts to the Annual fund will help a deserving student, can support our curriculum, and helps to secure internships and jobs for our students. Your gift provides the flexibility to quickly respond to emerging needs and opportunities throughout Pace University. Make a secure, online gift at www.pace.edu/givetopace. Questions? Call us at 212.346.1232
Development & Alumni Relations News
Support from our alumni and corporate and foundation partners provides crucial funding for scholarships, faculty research, capital projects, and programming across the University. …Read more
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Brooke Springer. Questions? Call 212.346.1505.
Students Raise Sexual Assault Awareness with Citywide Collaboration

On April 14, Pace University hosted FlipIt, a New York City-wide conference on sexual assault awareness. Pace students … Read more
Model UN Team: From Geneva to NYC

Pace University’s Model UN team participated at the Geneva International Model United Nations’ conference and in the National … Read more
Award-Winning Travel Documentary Course Unveils Latest Film

The student-produced documentary film “Battle Behind the Bottle” premieres May 2. Each spring, this travel course takes our … Read more
MPA Celebrates Three Decades

Pace’s Master of Public Administration program, located at the White Plains Graduate Center, has been teaching future leaders … Read more
Benton Awarded Fulbright to Teach in Russia

Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts Janetta Rebold Benton, PhD, has received a Fulbright Scholar Lecturing Award …Read more
Earth Month Returns to Pleasantville Campus

Earth Month, held each year on the Pleasantville campus, offers a month of environmental programming, spearheaded by … Read more
Students’ Health App Places in Major Competitions

John Robb, Art and Communications major and Peter Franceschini, a computer science major, placed fourth at The Berkeley … Read more
Meet the Staff: Director of Development Jeanne Hayes

Eugenia “Jeanne” Hayes joined Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at the start of this academic year as the Director of Development … Read more
In Memoriam

The Performing Arts Department of Dyson College of Arts and Sciences mourns the loss of two beloved colleagues. … Read more
Faculty & Staff News

From Emmy nominations to Fulbright awards, Dyson professors are staying at the top of their fields and sharing the latest trends with their students. … Read more
Student News

A blog-as-thesis project gets a big name retweet, science students present at major conferences, and performing arts students get rave reviews. … Read more
   
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