Student News

Courtney Baxter ’17, Film and Screen Studies student, played a supporting role in the critically acclaimed, independent film, Night Has Settled. The film had its world premiere on February 1 at the 2014 Santa Barbara International Film Festival in Santa Barbara, CA.  

Courtney Baxter

Fourteen publishing students from the class of 2016 – Jaidree Braddix, Christie DiJusto, Caitlyn Callegari, Shawna Clark, Maria Clotter, Dennelle Gerard, Julienne Hayes, Jeffery Hixon, Nicholas Lover, Sarah McLean, Emily Settle, Tara Slagle, Brittany Vincent, and Erica Weiman - received the David Pecker Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to deserving students entering the MS in Publishing program.

…“What’s important is not just cutting taxes and cutting programs but having a plan to better the county,” said Sam Fandrich ’14, Master of Public Administration graduate student and a panelist for the Westchester exec race debate, to the Journal News

Wildlife Conversation Film Festival

 

¡Viva la Tortuga!, the short documentary by Media, Communication, and Visual Arts students, was accepted to the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival. The film screened as part of a festival filmmaker workshop in October.

Graduate students in Media, Communications and Visual Arts Industrial Media Production class produced a video commemorating Pace Pleasantville’s 50th Anniversary. Happy 50th Pace Pleasantville premiered at the Pace Pleasantville Film Festival. Watch it here.

 

CHEMTERTAINMENT: More Fun Teaching and Learning Chemistry

 

Dyson students Sophia Anne Miotto’13, Orkhan Mammadov ’14, Robert Marvin ’14, Nadina Horril ’14, Maximillian Barria ’15, Tyler Brescia ’15, and Eric Nguyen ’16 presented scientific posters at the American Chemical Society Regional meeting in October.

Pace’s NYC Model UN team was recognized with four awards for their poised and adroit representation of global policymaking on peace, security, development and human rights in the National Model United Nations conference in Washington DC (NMUN DC). Pace was in third place in terms of awards received, out of nearly 100 participating universities and student groups.

 

Pace NYC at National Model UN

Pace Westchester’s Model UN team garnered three awards at the Southern Model UN conference held in Atlanta, GA. For the past two years, the Pace Westchester team won the outstanding delegation award at the national conference, and they are hoping for a “three’pete.”

Eastern Economic Association  

Business Economics major Robert McLoughlin ‘14 and Dyson College Assistant Professor of Economics Anna Shostya presented their research The Effect of Video Games and Other Media Usage on College Students' Studying Habits and Academic Performance at the Eastern Economic Association National Conference which took place in Boston from March 6-9. They also were discussants of papers in other sessions.

As part of the Pace Pleasantville 50th Anniversary celebration, the first ever Pace Pleasantville Film Festival kicked off On December 7. The festival was an affair planned and executed by students in adjunct professor Corinna Sager’s event design class. The film festival was the first of its kind, complete with a schedule of Hollywood films, live entertainment and a red carpet gala. Read more about their experience.

 

Film Festival