April 2017: HR UpdatesTake your daughter or son to work, plan for retirement, and stay up to date with the latest from Human Resources.
Staff by Day, Fundraiser by NightVanessa J. Herman, assistant vice president of Government and Community Relations, supports women through her mentoring roles at Pace and in her local community as a board member of Dress For Success Brookhaven.
As Seen On: April 2017
Faculty and staff are an important part of the Pace Community.
Spirit of Pace Awards 2017
The Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner will be held at the American Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Leadership Report: Winter 2017From a look back at President Friedman’s decade with Pace to a look inside his most treasured mementos and pictures, this special issue celebrates the life and legacy of President Stephen J. Friedman.
Showcase Your ResearchDid you conduct research or studies you want to share with the Pace Community? Now’s your chance to show us what you’re researching with. Submit an abstract to the Student and Faculty Research Days by April 10.
Schimmel ShowstoppersSchimmel is springing into action with show-stopping performances from the New York Theatre Ballet, DakhaBrakha, Storm Large, Kayhan Kalhor, and more this April and May.
April 2017: Fit to PrintPace faculty and staff are weighing in on the Trump administration, Apple and Google campuses, Snapchat, cybersecurity, and more in this month’s Fit to Print.
NYC Master Plan 2017Get ready for a whole new look! In June 2017, Pace University will launch a major project to create new, expanded student-centered spaces on the New York City Campus where students can connect, learn, and collaborate. Find out more at a town hall on April 17.
Book Recommendations: The Librarian Is InLooking for a new book to crack open? From dystopian futures to political intrigue and the poetry of John Ashbery, faculty from Pace's New York City English Department share what's on their nightstands.
Celebrating Stephen J. FriedmanYou’re invited to renaming ceremonies on April 25 at both campuses in honor of President Stephen J. Friedman and his decade of leadership at Pace.
Research: Cell Mutations, Epilepsy TreatmentProfessor Zafir Buraei, PhD, and Pace student Salma Allam teamed up for some rather complex neuroscience research. What they uncovered can potentially result in providing more personalized treatment for individuals with epilepsy.
Welcome to Earth MonthWith nature walks, film screenings, academic conferences, and more, Pace is digging into the pressing environmental issues during Earth Month.
Government Intel in the Digital AgeThis month, our professors discuss the recent CIA hacks and the state of digitally vulnerable government intelligence.
Events: Pace Pitch Contest, Poets @ PaceTwo exciting annual events come to the Bianco Room within days of each other—first hear some poetry, then some business ideas!
Water, Cooperation, and ConflictRegister today for the Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment’s Summit on Resilience, held on April 13. Registration is due April 6.
March 2017: ITS ConnectITS is here to serve up some fresh info from the servers, including:
Visualizing the Pace PathStudents in New York City and Westchester discuss how the Pace Path has helped them make the most of their college experience, and prepare for what lies ahead.
Research: Planning in PoughkeepsieThrough a grant from the Dyson Foundation and funding from the Empire State Development Cooperation, the Pace Land Use Law Center is helping revitalize downtown Poughkeepsie.
March 2017: Fit to PrintOur faculty and staff are weighing in on immigration ban, "fake news," Super Bowl advertising, and more in this month’s Fit to Print.
Commencement 2017 is ComingCommencement is coming! Faculty and staff need to register no later than March 14.
Call for SessionsThis year’s Faculty Institute will focus on what achievement means for faculty and students. Submit your proposal for a 60-minute session no later than March 24, 2017. Also stay tuned for the inaugural Retention Conference!
GreenPace Award Nominations: Now OpenKnow someone at Pace with a knack for being green? Let it be known! Nominations are now being accepted for the GreenPace Award—recognizing people, departments, organizations, and clubs that are helping to make Pace a greener place.
In Celebration of WomenOn March 24, join women leaders on Pace’s NYC and PLV campuses for a day of empowerment, celebration, and activism in honor of Women’s History Month.
March 2017: School SnippetsGet the 4-1-1 on what’s been happening at Dyson, Lubin, Seidenberg, and CHP.
Shaping the Future of EducationPace’s School of Education brings New York State policymakers to the Westchester Campus as part of the Shaping Public Education Policy forum happening on April 7.
Spring Into SchimmelWe’ve got it goin’ on at the Schimmel this spring—from art history, to a bluegrass opry, to a rendition of the childhood classic, Cinderella.
The Professor Is In: Jennifer PankowskiJennifer Pankowski, EdD, assistant clinical professor and program coordinator for special education at Pace’s NYC Campus, shares her passion for teaching, Betty White, her previous experiences in business fields, and her advice for students seeking their passions.
Book Recommendations: The Librarian Is InLooking to curl up with a book? We’re here with Pace faculty and staff’s latest reading recommendations!
Welcoming Pace’s Eighth President“Pace reflects the dynamism—the great sense of striving to better one’s self, one’s community, and one’s country—that is the essence of the American experience.”—President-elect Marvin Krislov, during visits to each of Pace’s three campuses in February 2017.
2017 Disabilities in Film FestivalOn March 23, Pace University and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems will host a film festival marathon featuring shorts respecting the autonomy and empowerment of people with disabilities.
This Is PaceOn Monday, January 30, Pace launched an extensive brand campaign—This is Pace.
February 2017: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff are weighing in on the inauguration, Amazon technology, cybersecurity, art that reflects the beauty standards of the past, and other interesting news.
Staff by Day, Lifestyle Blogger by NightWhen Jessica Paredes isn’t working or attending school here at Pace, she ventures out into the city and documents her finds on her blog, Just Under Petite.
Now Showing At The SchimmelSpring into the Schimmel for a spectrum of superb entertainment, from a tribute to the Who, to a Shakespeare shakeup, to a magical evening with Cinderella.
February 2017: HR UpdatesUpcoming events include the 2017 Women at Pace Program and TIAA retirement planning sessions. Plus, an office move.
February 2017: School SnippetsA message from Dean Herrmann, Seidenberg Magazine, and more in this month's School Snippets.
Call for Convocation KeynotesThe Convocation committee is seeking faculty speakers for this fall’s Convocation ceremonies on the New York City and Westchester campuses.
Black History Month 2017From the scholarly work of W.E.B. Du Bois and the historic Apollo Theater to Afro-vegan cooking and Brooklyn’s abolitionists, we’ve curated a special list of events happening in New York City and Westchester this February.
The Professor Is In: Vince BarrellaPace alumnus and Professor of Legal Studies and Taxation Vince Barrella '73 is a proud Pace Setter through and through.
The Librarian Is InLooking to curl up with a book? Our librarians are here with their latest reading recommendations!
Research: Game Theory and the Hearsay RuleDyson Professor Mark Weinstock and Iliana Taormina ’18 are using game theory to help simplify a complicated aspect of the legal system.
The Truth About Valentine’s DayOur experts examine the state of this internationally recognized unofficial holiday, and the cultural and economic forces behind it.
Kenan Award NominationsThe faculty is the lifeblood of any institution of higher learning and at Pace, we're all about rewarding excellence. Nominations for the Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence are due on February 27.
Innovation in Teaching Grants 2017Pace University is dedicated to supporting curricular innovation through technology. Read more about this year’s grant recipients and their plans to change the way Pace students learn.
Wilson Faculty Fellows, 2016–2017Each year the Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship funds four fellowships for Pace University faculty to grow our diverse portfolio of research projects with a focus on the identification and analysis of issues facing nonprofits and social enterprises. Here are this year's fellows.
December 2016: HR UpdatesAn HR Office move announcement, plus tips and tricks to avoid holiday stress from the Health and Wellness Library.
December 2016: ITS ConnectAn important Kronos upgrade, utilizing Starfish, Open Education Resources, and more from ITS.
December 2016: School SnippetsA message from Dean Herrman, Seidenberg heads to Texas, and Lubin rankings headline this month's School Snippets.
December 2016: Fit To PrintPace University faculty and staff are weighing in on post-election questions, a $300 coffee table tome, cybersecurity, the benefits of working in shared spaces, and other interesting news. Read all about it in this month’s issue of “Fit to Print.”
A Day Tue Say ThanksPace University’s 2016 #GivingTuesday was an enormous success and we are truly grateful for everyone who participated to make it possible.
Get Your Pace Mag Here!The fall 2016 issue of Pace Magazine....
December 2016: As Seen OnA little birdie told us that Pace faculty and staff were sharing some awesome content on Twitter...
Schimmel ShowcasesWarm up to the Schimmel this winter for Portuguese blues, a Shakespeare shakeup, a journey through time into the homes of famous artists, and a mind-blowing mentalist performance.
PROFspectives: The Electoral CollegeProfessors weigh in on this special post-election edition of PROFspectives.
Pace Launches Disarmament InstituteDyson is proud to announce the launch of the International Disarmament Institute, an academic center providing world-class education and research on global disarmament, arms control, and non-proliferation policymaking.
Research: Courage, Sacrifice, and SurvivalProfessor Elliot Hearst and Angelica Roman ’19 embarked on a student-faculty research project that tells the remarkable story of a Holocaust survivor from Amsterdam.
Working with a Great Student? Let Us Know!Here at Opportunitas, we want to know about the Pace students who inspire you to continue working toward greatness each and every day.
Spread Holiday Cheer—Volunteer!The holiday season is officially here, which means it’s officially time to ramp up the generosity. Check out various volunteering opportunities in New York City and Westchester!
Staff by Day, Comic Writer by NightPeter Espinal crafts creative tweets, memes, and other fun and informative posts for Pace’s social media accounts, but at night this staffer trades in his smartphone and let’s his pen do the work as a comic writer.
The Professor Is In: Ellen MandelCollege of Health Professions Clinical Professor Ellen Mandel has had quite a marvelous journey through the medical field. But did you know she was a thespian in high school, or that she had dreams of being a rock ‘n’ roll singer? Find out what drives this professor and why health and the human body will always have a special place in her heart.
Calling the CouncilsLet your voice be heard and attend an upcoming Administrative Staff Council or Faculty Council meeting or join the Faculty Center for events on diversity, writing, or Digital Studio training.
#GivingTuesday 2016Pace will once again be participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back, and we need your help!
Sponsored Research EventsThe Office of Sponsored Research is holding an event concerning faculty grants (and how to get them!), as well as a lecture series. Plus, an important save the date!
Fall 2016: Athletics RoundupSetters sports heat up as the temperature drops. Volleyball, Swimming and Diving, and Football finish up their seasons while Basketball just gets started with a special visit to Pace's NYC Campus.
The Professor Is In: Ron FilanteLubin Professor Ron Filante, PhD, talks love, Silence of the Lambs, the importance of inquisitiveness, and a dream dinner with Serena Williams in this month’s "The Professor Is In."
Encore’s Second ActPace's Encore Transition Program got rave reviews in a recent Forbes article. Learn more about our program and register for sessions starting November 14, 2016.
Primary Health Care ConferenceJoin the Lienhard School Nursing for the primary health care conference, “Striving for a Culture of Health” on Friday, November 4 that will highlight essential elements of primary health care.
Pace Path BrochureWant to know more about what the Pace Path is and how it affects you as a faculty or staff member? Check out our new brochure.
November 2016: As Seen OnA little birdie told us that Pace faculty and staff were sharing some awesome content on Twitter...
November 2016: School SnippetsLubin's new rankings, EY scholarship winners, a Q&A with actor Charles Brice, and pooches for prison and its effects on recidivism. All of this and more in the latest news from eLubin and Dyson Digital Digest.
November 2016: HR UpdatesPace employees kick butt(s), yoga classes on both campuses, and an opportunity to celebrate your colleagues at this year's Employee Recognition Ceremonies!
November 2016: ITS ConnectHere's what you need to know about utilizing Starfish, open education resources, the data center move, and so much more!
November 2016: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff are weighing in on the election, environment, exploding phones, and other exciting news. Read all about it in this month’s issue of “Fit to Print.”
Call for Faculty NominationsNow's the time to nominate a faculty member who you believe gives true meaning to Opportunitas. Nominations for the Homer and Charles Pace Faculty Award are due November 18.
A Schimmel ShowcaseProgramming at the Schimmel Center is in full swing this December. Here’s everything you need to know about the dazzling performances from comedy to holiday concerts coming up!
Research: Policing DatabaseDyson Professor Hasan Arslan and Seidenberg Professor Daniel Farkas have collaborated on the Statistics Help Officer Training Database System, a project several years in the making, that can help make major headway in improving police and community relations.
PROFspectives: Opinion and ExpressionIn a single decade, the rise of billion-dollar social media platforms has radically altered not only how we communicate, but also how we manipulate. How radically has this new communicative infrastructure altered the reality of personal expression, basic political engagement, and more?
Jefferson Award Nominations 2016Know a student, faculty, or staff member whose community service efforts are changing Pace and/or the world? Nominate them for a Jefferson Award by October 9.
Fall 2016: Executives in ResidencePartner and Chief Operating Office of Kohlberg and Company Shant Mardirossian, BBA, MBA ’89 and Broadway legend Robert E. Wankel are coming to Pace this October for Lubin’s Executive in Residence program.
Striving for a Culture of HealthJoin the Lienhard School Nursing for the primary health care conference, “Striving for a Culture of Health” on Friday, November 4 that will highlight essential elements of primary health care.
PLV Homecoming 2016Join alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends on October 6–8, 2016 at this fun-filled weekend and show your Pace Pride! Highlights include the pep rally, football game, alumni tent, and Faces of Pace—a celebration for the whole Pace Community!
Staff by Day, Amateur Chef by NightOffice of Student Success Program Coordinator Jen Crespo talks about learning to cook, learning to cook healthy, and how it’s reshaped her life. See what she’s got to say about her trials, tribulations, and triumphs from behind the stove.
Research: Investigating AnxietyDyson Assistant Professor Ion-Cosmin Chivu and Holly Wright ’18 are aiming to bring more conversation and awareness to anxiety through research and theater.
The Professor Is In: Deborah PoeDyson Professor Deborah Poe, PhD, talks student engagement, her not-so-secret alter ego, her love of Mr. Robot, and more in this month’s Professor Is In.
October 2016: HR UpdatesYoga for Pace employees, new programs and opportunities at Staff Development Day, and an opportunity to celebrate your colleagues at this year's Employee Recognition Ceremonies!
October 2016: ITS ConnectHere's what you need to know about utilizing Starfish, creating an Edublog, open education resources for students, and so much more!
October 2016: Fit to PrintA publishing star, a milk documentary, a musical masterpiece, and more—Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
PROFspectives: 2016 ElectionAfter long months on the campaign trail, the race for the Oval Office is nearing completion. Pace's expert faculty weigh in on the campaign process this year and what they expect the impact of this election will be on our nation's very near future.
The Pace Path ExplainedWant to know more about what the Pace Path is and how it affects you as a faculty or staff member? Check out our new brochure!
NYC Homecoming 2016PLV had its turn, but now NYC is going to show you how Homecoming is really done. From crafting to schmoozefests, to InsideTrack, and so much more, Pace University is bringing you a host of Homecoming fun.
InsideTrack: Joel BrennerInsideTrack with Stephen J. Friedman returns on Friday, October 28, with special guest and cybersecurity expert and former Inspector General for the National Security Agency Joel F. Brenner.
Save the Date: InsideTrackOn Friday, October 28, InsideTrack with Stephen J. Friedman returns with special guest and cybersecurity expert and former Inspector General for the National Security Agency Joel F. Brenner.
Research: The Arms Trade TreatyDyson College of Arts and Sciences Professor and Model UN Adviser Matthew Bolton, PhD, draws on his years of experience traveling around the world to research the humanitarian impact of weapons and engage in advocacy on the Arms Trade Treaty.
Party On, SettersHomecoming 2016 culminates with the Faces of Pace Celebration in Pleasantville and the Leaders and Legends Dinner in New York City. Join your fellow Setters this October for a party to beat the band.
Elm Hall Ribbon CuttingCelebrate the opening of Elm Hall with a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 6, 2016.
2017 HDR NominationsAn actor, an astrophysicist, an entrepreneur, a Wall Street bigwig, or a senator. Who do you think should share their words of wisdom and well wishes with the Class of 2017? Nominations of this year’s Honorary Degree Recipients are due September 23.
A Fall WelcomeFall is (almost) here, which means two things: get that light jacket in ready position, and attend the welcome reception with President Stephen J. Friedman and Provost Uday Sukhatme!
The Professor Is In: Lee EvansPPA Professor Lee Evans drops by to tell us what he considers to be the secret to collegiate success, and envisions a dinner party where the music selection might be a bit…contentious.
September 2016: School SnippetsThe new Dyson Digital Digest brings us Stonewall's invisible leaders and film versus reality and Seidenberg shares stories on successful students and cybersecurity programs for high school teachers.
Remembering September 11Join the Pace Community in commemorating the 15th anniversary of 9/11/01 with vigils on both campuses, stories from our community, and memorials made from the heart.
September 2016: HR UpdateAs we wrap up FY16 PMDP process, we're also getting started on setting our goals and developing ways to better ourselves in the year to come. Learn more about the PMDP process and Organizational Learning and Development programs.
September 2016: ITS ConnectWe're getting this new school year started right with refresher information about IT support and services offered to faculty and staff at the University as well as information for new employees on how to activate their Pace accounts!
September 2016: Fit to PrintWhat do vampires, social media, Senegal, and Donald Trump have in common? They're just a few of the things Pace faculty and staff are discussing in the news.
PROFspectives: Pokémon GoSince the augmented reality app Pokémon Go launched in July, the world has been on a quest to catch ‘em all. In this month’s issue of PROFspectives, our professors weigh in on the pros and cons of the game, why it is so popular, its implications on learning, and what it means for the future of augmented reality.
Westchester Homecoming 2016Join alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends on October 6–8, 2016 at this fun-filled weekend and show your Pace Pride! Highlights include the pep rally, football game, alumni tent, and Faces of Pace—a celebration for the whole Pace Community!
The Professor Is In: Jillian McDonaldWhat do George Romero, motherhood, and the word "iceberg" have in common? They're just a few of the things Associate Art Professor Jillian McDonald loves. Read what else tops the list in this month's The Professor Is In.
Pace Races for the Cure 2016September is just around the corner and it's almost time to race for the cure. Register today and join the Pace team in the fight against breast cancer on September 10.
Summer DazeActivism on the island, Axl Rose in Jersey, wine in the woods, and meeting an elephant named Hannah who lives in Zimbabwe—Pace faculty and staff made the most of their summer Fridays.
A Word of AdviceFrom striking up a conversation with a stranger to taking a class not in their major, we asked faculty and staff to share their insights with the Class of 2020 and here's what they had to say.
August 2016: School SnippetsA $100,000 grant, Love Letters to Nobody, a brand new documentary, Zubats invade Pace, and so much more in this month's "School Snippets."
August 2016: HR UpdateStay tuned for more information regarding this fall's Staff Development Day, featuring the programs Pace employees most want to learn about.
August 2016: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff share their expert opinions on the republican and democratic conventions, issues stemming from police brutality, and contemporary cybersecurity concerns.
Research: Freedom of Information ActDyson Assistant Professor Kate Fink and Michelle Ricciardi ’17 are researching the Freedom of Information Act and how it relates to student journalists seeking public information for their stories.
PROFspectives: BrexitMembers of Pace's expert faculty weigh in on the impacts—both long- and short-term—that Britain’s withdrawal will have on the country and people there, as well as on the global stage.
Schimmel Center: Fall 2016Programming at the Schimmel Center is making its triumphant return for the 2016–2017 year. Here’s everything you need to know about the dazzling performances hitting the stage this fall!
Convocation 2016Save the date: September 6, 2016. Join the Pace Community in welcoming the Class of 2020 at the ninth annual Convocation in NYC and PLV.
A New Dean for SeidenbergPace is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan H. Hill, DPS, as Dean of the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, effective July 1, 2016.
In HindsightDo you remember your transition to college life? Wish there was something someone had told you? Know a special Pace perk that could benefit the Class of 2020? Let’s hear it!
The Professor Is In: Erika CrispoDyson Biology Professor Erika Crispo shares how to study for success, why she can’t be bothered with a career in law or politics, and what makes her so passionate about animals and her area of research.
Winning ResearchWere you unable to attend last month's inaugural Student and Faculty Research Day? Read on for information about the student and faculty winners on both campuses.
Come Together for ConvocationSave the date: September 6, 2016. Join the Pace Community in welcoming the Class of 2020 at the ninth annual Convocation in NYC and PLV.
June/July: HR UpdateWeight Watchers at work, a wellness incentive, financial planning, and staff training—learn about these and other HR opportunities.
June/July: School SnippetsAn ecology and wildlife seminar, a student-built app to stop Zika virus, a Pace alumnae dining experience, and Pace faculty shell out plans for restoring oysters in this month’s School Snippets.
June/July: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff share their expert opinions on delegates in the presidential election, Target’s support of transgender rights, and companies labeling foods as ‘natural’ in this month's column.
Ask The Expert: Summer SafetyAssociate Director of University Health Care Karen Martin shares ways for Setters to keep cool this summer. Here's what you need to know about staying safe on the water, dealing with ticks and mosquitoes, and so much more.
Research: Virtual Reality MedicineSeidenberg Professor Jean Coppola, Anthony Bonifacio ’17, and Alexa McKenna ’17—AKA Team DiscoVeR—have designed a virtual reality app that can have a considerable impact on the medical field.
2016 ISEE ConferencePace’s Dyson College hosts the International Society for Environmental Ethics Conference’s 13th annual meeting on environmental philosophy featuring discussions on natural value, pollution, climate change, and more.
PROFspectives: Cincinnati ZooAfter a 3-year-old boy fell into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo on May 28, Harambe, a 400-pound western lowland gorilla, was shot and killed. Issues of safety concerns, proper parenting, and animal rights are debated in response to the killing of Harambe in this month’s PROFspectives.
Leadership and Service in TechnologyOn Monday, May 16, Seidenberg will honor CPO of Medidata Solutions Michael Capone ’93 at the 21st annual Leadership and Service in Technology Award Reception.
Research: Women's Justice CenterBy launching the CARE Program, the Pace Women’s Justice Center has been able to provide an additional layer of support to victims and survivors of domestic violence.
Provost Is In: Uday SukhatmeIn this special edition of “The Professor Is In,” Pace University Provost Uday Sukhatme discusses his artistic aspirations, sub-nuclear elementary particles, and his secret love of “The Big Bang Theory.”
Pace Path: A Q&A with Michael RosenfeldDirector of the Center for Academic Excellence Michael Rosenfeld shares the importance of faculty and staff supporting students along their own Pace paths and why early adoption is critical to success.
Get Ready For Your Encore!If you want to remain active and involved and you have the desire to help make the world a better place, the Pace Encore Transition Program is the place to begin.
May 2016: School SnippetsA Pace alumna on Forbes' 30 Under 30 List, a professor's painting goes to the Smithsonian, mobile tech goes to developing countries, and women take on cybersecurity—all this and more from Dyson Digital Digest and Seidenberg eNews.
May 2016: HR UpdateHR brings us the annual staff picnics, financial planning with TIAA-CREF, training opportunities, and so much more!
May 2016: ITS ConnectIntegrating Open Educational Resources into the classroom, an Edublogs update, a Digital Measures makeover, and more.
May 2016: Fit to PrintPace University faculty and staff are an opinionated and prestigious bunch. See what they're saying about Olive Garden's breadsticks, Obamacare, and the presidential election in this month's issue of "Fit to Print."
PROFspectives: Panama PapersOff-shore accounts and tax evasion come to light as 11.5 million private documents and 2.6 terabytes of data revealed themselves to the public on April 3. This issue of PROFspectives takes a look at the implications of the Panama Papers.
2016 Faculty InstituteThis year, the institute will examine literacies across the disciplines and how the creation of a collaborative student community can unify Pace’s diverse campus.
Spirit of Pace Awards 2016On June 8, join us under the big blue whale as Pace University hosts the Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner to honor several members of the Pace Community and support student scholarship.
Commencement 2016Commencement is just around the corner, so here’s the 411 for faculty and staff members. From award ceremonies, to dates and times, find out what you need to know.
Faculty Institute 2016This year, the institute will examine literacies across the disciplines and how the creation of a collaborative student community can unify Pace’s diverse campus.
Booking ItSusan Katz returns for her second David J. Pecker Lecture where she will address the changing nature of the young adult market and the success of Veronica Roth’s Divergent series.
Pace Path Series: History in the (film)MakingWith one foot in the '60s and the other in the future, Professor Maria Luskay, EdD, and Pace Academy’s Andrew Revkin capture a unique time in Cuba’s history on film through the Producing the Documentary course.
Summer 2016 at PaceIf summer school doesn’t sound like your idea of fun, think again. Pace is offering classes and workshops for faculty and staff as well as a summer program for techie teens.
The Professor Is In: Grant KretchikPPA Associate Director Grant Kretchik discusses the importance of curiosity, finding your place in the world, and why he’d enjoy being a wildlife conservationist.
Research: Sleep DeprivationDo we need nap time as adults? CHP faculty and students team up to figure out why college students forgo sleep and to what detriment.
Staff by Day, Home Renovator by NightSchool of Education staffer Linda Guyette talks about her renovation journey that took her from a house of horrors to the home of her dreams.
Help is HereAlbert Einstein once said, “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.” Thankfully, Pace VITA volunteers are here to help you file your taxes before time runs out.
April 2016: School SnippetsLubin talks about their new ICC partnership, it's new Fast-track MBA, and much more.
April 2016: HR UpdateHR brings Pace employees information about training sessions and development opportunities, and we gear up for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
April 2016: ITS ConnectIntegrating Open Educational Resources into the classroom, an Edublogs update, a Digital Measures makeover, and more.
April 2016: Fit to PrintA profile in Forbes, how Anonymous hacked The Donald, the case for closing GTMO, and peanut allergies in children...Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Research DaysDid you conduct research or studies you want to share with the Pace Community? Now’s your chance to show us what you’re researching with. Submit an abstract to the Student and Faculty Research Days by April 18.
PROFspectives: Rock the VoteMedia, celebrity, and politics reign supreme this election year. Here at Pace, faculty are weighing in on an issue that their students can get behind—the youth vote.
Earth Month 2016April showers bring May flowers…or so we hear. To find out what else April has to offer the Pace Community, check out our numerous events celebrating Earth Month.
Leadership Report: Winter 2016It’s here! The winter 2016 Leadership Report should’ve already arrived at your home or your campus common area, but if you couldn’t get your hands on a copy, you can check it out online.
Call for Staff By Day ColumnWe’re looking for you! We know you have hobbies and interests outside of work and we want to hear all about them. Juggler, dancer, dog groomer, fire-eater? Share your story!
Funny Business with EIRHe’s won Emmys and a Tony, he’s written for hit television shows such as “Saturday Night Live” and “The Late Show with David Letterman”, and now Alan Zweibel is Lubin’s Executive in Residence. Catch this one-man show on March 29 in the Schimmel.
2016 Disabilities Film FestivalThis March, Pace invites you to the fourth annual Celebration of Individuals with Disabilities in Film, featuring short films respecting autonomy and empowerment of people with disabilities.
March 2016: School SnippetsRobot wars, a new tech infrastructure, a Pace alumna on Netflix, a conversation on conservation, plus so much more in this month's School Snippets.
March 2016: HR UpdateHR brings Pace employees special health and wellness seminars on sleep and sleep disorders and shares information about training sessions and development opportunities, and we gear up for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
March 2016: ITS ConnectFrom Mobile Tech Meetings and Webinar Wednesdays to active learning classrooms and accessing Pace Wi-Fi, this month's ITS updates are keeping you connected.
March 2016: Fit to PrintDeadpool's love for Bea Arthur, the FBI and your Apple ID, corporate inversion, and a Distinguished Professor...Pace faculty and staff are sounding off in the news.
The Professor Is In: Barry MorrisDyson’s hot shot prof Barry Morris shares his thoughts on the secret to in-class success, the desperation of stamp collectors, and why he’s too cool to sizzle in a Grant Kretchik class.
Pace Path Series: A Q&A with Brian EvansPace Path Coordinator and Assistant Provost for Experiential Learning Brian Evans shares his views on the Pace Path and answers questions for faculty and staff.
PROFspectives: Flint MichiganWe've asked Pace experts in education, health care, and environmental issues to weigh in on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and the long term effects the town may see, even after remediation.
InsideTrack with Carmen FariñaPresident Stephen J. Friedman sits down with New York City Schools Chancellor and Pace alumna Carmen Fariña ’88 to discuss the changing state of public education.
Crowdfunding for SuccessHelp a documentary filmmaking class get to Cuba, send 12 student researchers to a science conference in Springfield, or help students land internships at organizations with a social mission. The choice is yours!
Great Strides in ResearchCybersecurity, nursing abroad, social justice, and so much more—in the last few years, Pace University has made great strides in research. Here is the latest update from the Office of Sponsored Research.
Kenan Award NominationsThe faculty is the backbone of any university and at Pace, we're all about rewarding excellence. Nominations for the Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence are due February 12.
Convocation KeynotesThe Convocation committee is seeking faculty speakers for this fall’s Convocation ceremonies on the New York City and Westchester campuses.
Lienhard Turns the Big 5-0!The Lienhard School of Nursing is turning the big 5-0 this year. Join them in kicking off the celebrations on February 10 in NYC and PLV.
Tell Us Something GoodWant to get the word out to the Pace Community about your news, events, accomplishments, and more? Sharing your information is as easy as sending an e-mail.
February 2016: HR UpdateHR brings Pace employees a special health and wellness seminar on sleep and sleep disorders and we gear up for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day and shares information about training sessions and development opportunities.
February 2016: Fit to PrintAward winners, thought leaders, and educated opinions—Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Ask the Expert: Super Bowl EditionLubin Professor Paul Kurnit talks advertising’s biggest stage, letting us know what to watch for during the Super Bowl’s so-called “breaks in the action.”
Showtime at the SchimmelFrom the Flying Karamazov Brothers to the singing Bacon Brothers (joined by a PPA professor) to blues and boogie woogie, the snow show must go on at the Schimmel!
2016 Best Practices ConferenceThe Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching and Professional Development is trying something a bit different for this year’s sixth annual Best Practices Conference…or should we say “unconference”?
PROFspectives: Making A MurdererDid you spend your winter break and blizzard binge-watching “Making a Murderer” on Netflix? So did the rest of Pace. Find out what a documentary film professor and a criminal law professor had to say about Steven Avery’s controversial trial captured in the series.
Research: Peer BondsDyson Professor Kimberly Collica-Cox investigates the role peer attachment plays in female correctional facilities, and how specialized programs can help form new, industrious outlooks on life.
The Professor Is In: Peggy MinnisToo short to teach high school? Maybe. But Professor Peggy Minnis is just the right size for inspiring students both at home in Westchester and abroad. Find out what drives this professor and why science will always be a key ingredient to her life.
#GivingTuesday: Thank You!Pace University’s #GivingTuesday was an enormous success and we are truly grateful for everyone who participated to make it possible.
Year End PLV UpdateWe're on the move in PLV with the near completion of the Ianniello Field House, the naming of Residence Hall B, and the opening of the Alumni Hall Café!
Share UR NewsWant to get the word out to the Pace Community about your news, events, accomplishments, and more? Sharing your information is as easy as sending an e-mail.
December/January: President's BlogIn his latest blog post, President Friedman gives thanks to the generosity of the Pace Community, which made Giving Tuesday a remarkable success.
December/January: School SnippetsEntrepreneurship in Israel, faculty news, new majors from Dyson and Lubin, and more in this month's School Snippets.
December/January: ITS ConnectGet ready for the snowy season by connecting remotely to your office computer, accessing your virtual classroom, and more. Also new are updates to Qualtrics and a Blackboard migration that may affect you!
December/January: Fit to PrintFrom Instagram to #literaryswag and from nursing to cybersecurity, Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
New Year, New Schimmel ActsThe Schimmel Theatre is dancing, singing, rocking, and rolling in the new year with the Bacon Brothers; a classic sing-along starring you, the T-birds, and the Pink Ladies; rising opera stars; and more.
Work Toward GoodnessDid you know that doing good is good for you? Hear from faculty and staff who are giving back and find out why we should make 2016 the year of the volunteer!
Jefferson Award Winners 2015The results are in: 12 members of the Pace Community have been selected to receive Jefferson Awards Bronze Medals for their commitment to service.
Pace Magazine | Fall 2015There’s no denying Pace’s recent growth and momentum. The latest issue of Pace Magazine gives you a peek into how the University is making its impact and presence felt.
Tribute to TroopsThis Veterans Day, the Pace Community shares a big, heart-felt “thank you” with those who have served.
Research: Cyberbullying PreventionDyson Adjunct Assistant Professor Elliot Hearst and Pace student Sidorela Lleshi ’18 are using Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein to fight cyberbullying.
Presidential RecognitionLatino U College Access, the 2015–2016 Social Enterprise in Residence at Pace's Wilson Center, has been recognized by the White House for their ongoing commitment to the White House's Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
Call for Faculty Award NominationsNow's the time to nominate a faculty member who you believe gives true meaning to Opportunitas. Nominations for the Homer and Charles Pace Faculty Award are due November 20.
The Professor Is In: Chris RamosLubin Arts and Entertainment Management Professor Chris Ramos is more than just a lecturer—he’s a dancer, an artist, and a Sherlock Holmes mega-fan.
Encore’s Second ActPace University’s Encore Transition Program takes a new form this fall with a hybrid format that combines in-person workshops and an online component for those transitioning into their encore careers.
Becoming BuzzworthyWant to see your name in black and white, and read all over? Media Relations has a few helpful tips when it comes to creating buzz and getting mainstream media mentions.
November 2015: President's BlogPresident Friedman discusses the importance of finding and sticking with your passion in his latest blog post.
November 2015: HR UpdateHere's what you need to know about this year's annual employee recognition ceremonies and the Great American Smokeout.
November 2015: Fit to PrintFrom feminist theory to laundromat sadness, Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Q&A With Jonathan HillInterim Dean for the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems Jonathan Hill, DPS, shares his hopes for the future of Seidenberg and what he expects from his time as dean in this thoughtful Q&A.
Staff by Day, Stand-Up Comic by NightBy day, University Relations' Marketing Writer/Editor Lance Pauker writes snappy copy for the University, but by night, he writes punchlines as a stand-up comic.
Faculty and Staff for the Kids24 hours in a day; 12 hours to save a life. The annual Pace 4 Kids Dance Marathon is happening on November 21 and we invite faculty and staff to join us in making miracles happen.
Wilson Center Names Faculty FellowsEach year the Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship funds four fellowships for Pace University faculty to grow our diverse portfolio of research projects with a focus on the identification and analysis of issues facing nonprofits and social enterprises. Here are this year's fellows.
Research: Celebrity PhilanthropyThose with societal influence have long been at the forefront of philanthropic causes. But as Dyson Professor Paul Ziek investigates, is philanthropy really a major factor in maintaining celebrity?
You Besca Believe ItOn Tuesday, November 3, Mark Besca ’81, NYC office managing partner at EY (Ernst & Young), will visit the Westchester Campus as part of Lubin’s Executive in Residence program.
Staff By Day, Wedding Dancers By NightBy day, these Pace staffers are in charge of Lubin’s communication, but at night (okay, on their lunch break) they're leading line dances and getting Pace moving.
An Evening with Angela DavisJoin famed activist and scholar Angela Davis for an evening of reflection and conversation on sustained social justice movements and student engagement.
True PartnershipsA Wilson Center discussion between Pace University’s Lauren Birney and Jon Forrest Dohlin of the Wildlife Conservation Society and the New York Aquarium to discuss their collaboration on the Billion Oyster Project.
A Powerhouse PublisherJoin the MS in Publishing program as they welcome Susan Katz, retired president and publisher of HarperCollins Children’s Books and this year’s David J. Pecker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Publishing, on October 29 for the David Pecker Lecture Series.
October: President's BlogIn his latest blog posts, President Friedman gears up for his InsideTrack conversation with Kerry Kennedy and presents his welcome video to the Pace Community.
October: School SnippetsLubin brings us high rankings, a case competition, scholarship winners, and so much more! Dyson shares new faculty information, a dancing diva, and a history of classroom innovation.
October: HR UpdatesHuman Resources presents their Women at Pace Program featuring a very special guest speaker, the annual employee recognition ceremonies, and the Great American Smokeout.
October: ITS Connect
October: Fit to PrintFrom blogging about Fashion Week to intergenerational learning and multinational enterprises, Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Celebrate New SpacesIf you build it, they will come and celebrate at the ribbon cutting ceremonies for new buildings on both the New York City and Westchester campuses on October 15 and 20.
InsideTrack with Kerry KennedyPresident Stephen J. Friedman welcomes Kerry Kennedy, president of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, for an impassioned discussion about equal justice and poverty eradication.
Making Poverty HistoryJoin the Pace Community for the Poverty Awareness Campaign, intended to be a powerful platform of change aiming to educate, activate, and turn New Yorkers into key players to help solve this global issue.
Homecoming 2015It's that time of year again when the Setters come home for stepping and strolling, legends and leaders, a football game, a chili cook-off, and a whole lot of Pace pride.
Fall 2015 at the SchimmelHere's what you need to know about fall performances at the Schimmel Center, featuring dance, silent films, singing, art history, and so much more!
President and Provost Welcome ReceptionEnjoy some tasty treats and kick off the new academic year with President Stephen J. Friedman, Provost Uday Sukhatme, and students, faculty, and staff at welcome receptions on both campuses.
Research: Ghost HeartsA popular song by Adam Lambert suggests that hearts can be “Ghost Towns,” a sentiment that’s overwhelmingly negative. But as Lauri Nemetz’s research has shown, the scientific iteration of a “ghost heart” can potentially be a very, very good thing.
Staff by Day, Cancer Crusader by NightGovernment and Community Relations program coordinator Caitlin Grand takes on a cause that’s near and dear to her heart.
Third Annual Faces of Pace CelebrationThis fall, join the Pace Community for the Third Annual Faces of Pace Celebration which reconnects alumni (many of whom are Pace employees) during the Homecoming season.
Jefferson Awards Nominations Now OpenKnow a student, faculty, or staff member whose community service efforts are changing Pace and/or the world? Nominate them for a Jefferson Award by October 9.
Call for HDR NominationsPreet Bharara, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Roz Abrams, Joseph E. Stiglitz...These are just a few of the people who have graced Pace's Commencement stage and now we're looking for a few more.
September 2015: HR UpdateMark your calendars for Lee National Denim Day, HR's Women at Pace Program featuring a very special guest speaker, and the annual employee recognition ceremonies.
September 2015: Fit to PrintKardashians, identity theft, the Tappan Zee Bridge, and much more—Pace faculty and staff sound off in the news.
Strategic Plan 2015-2020Pace University and President Stephen J. Friedman present the 2015–2020 Strategic Plan, Opportunitas: Embracing the Future, which prioritizes improvements in our core operations while leveraging the opportunities made possible by the major investments.
September 11 RemembrancesJoin the Pace Community in commemorating the anniversary of 9/11/01 with vigils on both campuses, sharing our stories, and more.
InsideTrack ReturnsPresident Stephen J. Friedman welcomes Kerry Kennedy, president of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, for an impassioned discussion about equal justice and poverty eradication.
Cybercrime 2015On September 17, Pace and the ACCA hosts a symposium to address the top cybersecurity threats and unveil groundbreaking research on cybercrime in the financial realm.
What You Did on Your Summer VacationGetting up close and personal with Bono, playing with puppies, traveling abroad, and planning a wedding. We asked members of the Pace Community what they did over their summer vacation and here's what they had to say.
Staff by Day, Animal Portraitist by NightAfter a 26-year hiatus, ITS Project Manager Fran Megerdichian goes back to the drawing board and the classroom. Find out how she can turn your Maltese into a masterpiece!
Race for the Cure 2015September is just around the corner and it's almost time to race for the cure. Register today and join the Pace team in the fight against breast cancer.
Cookout 101Summer is almost over, but that doesn't mean the fun has to end. University Relations' Special Events team has you covered with Cookout 101.
August: HR UpdateSummer flex hours—use them before you lose them! Here's your go-to guide for summer hours and this fall's employee recognition ceremonies.
August: ITS ConnectTo get the school year started off right, ITS is now offering tech consulting, making renovations to classrooms, and updating their videoconferencing.
August: School SnippetsDyson takes us from Yale, to Kiang, to the Emmy red carpet. Seidenberg remembers colleague John Molluzzo, celebrates Richard Kline, and announces an NSF grant.
August: Fit to PrintContextual journalism, becoming an overnight success, books, poetry, and more—Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Step UP!Get the info you need about the right way to step up and intervene, learn the skills and techniques you’ll need to make a positive impact, and get involved with Pace’s Step UP! program today.
Updates from PLVThere are great things happening in Westchester. Here's what you need to know about updates to academics, buildings, facilities, programs, and so much more.
Research: Analyzing FingerprintsDyson Associate Professor Rita Upmacis, PhD, is exploring the potential for a new approach to forensic fingerprint analysis: chemistry.
2015 ConvocationIt may feel like the school year just ended, but we’re all still working towards making this year’s eighth annual Convocation one to remember. Check here for dates, times, and speaker bios.
STEM CAMP 2015Know a high school student who is interested in programming, gaming, artistry, or environmentalism? Seidenberg has just what they need to make their summer amazing.
Ask the Pace Expert: EducationSchool of Education Associate Professor and Director of the Delany Center for Educational Enrichment Sister M. St. John Delany discusses how you can keep your student sharp over summer vacation.
Do you have plans after work?We’re looking for you! We know you have hobbies and interests outside of work and we want to hear all about them. Juggler, dancer, dog groomer, fire-eater? Share your story!
Missed Commencement 2015?Did you miss Commencement? No worries, we have you covered. Check out these collections of social media moments added to the #PaceGrad hashtag.
Faculty Research Days WinnersThis year’s Faculty Research Days produced numerous abstracts and presentations on myriad subjects and issues, however these researchers came out on top.
Convocation 2015It may feel like the school year just ended, but we’re all still working towards making this year’s eighth annual Convocation one to remember. Check here for dates, times, and speaker bios.
June/July: HR UpdateSummer is in full swing at HR. Read about our summer flex hours, the employee recognition database, and what it means to be nominated for a special service award.
June/July: School SnippetsThis month we hear about the Emmy wins of Pace alumni and shine the spotlight on Mary E. Clark '88. We also hear about Pace alumnus Barry Klarberg's visit to campus and winners of the Pace Pitch contest.
June/July: Fit to PrintFaculty and staff are winning awards and accolades and sharing their expertise on the shapes of planes, going solar, and more in this month’s “Fit to Print” column.
2015 Leadership and Service in Tech AwardsThe Seidenberg School hosts the 20th annual award ceremony to honor outstanding leaders in the field of technology.
Research: Poverty SimulationCollege of Health Professions Assistant Professor Angela Northrup discusses a new approach to educating students about the realities of life in poverty.
New Dean of the Honors CollegeWe are pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Dinan, PhD, as the Founding Dean of the Pforzheimer Honors College at Pace University.
Inside the Spring 2015 Pace MagazineDelivering midnight meals to the homeless in Colombia. Providing justice and free legal services to US immigrants. Investing time and guidance in Pace students to ensure their success. Find out how students, faculty, and alumni are giving back to Pace and the community-at-large.
Your Guide to the PLV ProjectUniversity Relations announces the launch of an online resource for information regarding the marketing, promotion, and strategy for Pace in Pleasantville.
Curaçao’s Coral ChallengeRoll out the blue and gold carpet, because Dyson is inviting you to the world premiere of a documentary produced by a Pace class on May 12 at the Jacob Burns Film Center.
Blackboard Comes to CampusIf you're a member of the Pace Community, chances are good that you've used Blackboard. Join us on June 10 for Blackboard on Tour, a great opportunity to meet experts, educators, and technologists that use Blackboard each and every day.
Ask the Pace Expert: FitnessPace’s Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Michael Bohlander shares his expertise and advice in this new Q&A that will shed some light on shedding the pounds.
Jefferson Award Winners 2015Each year, the Jefferson Awards for Public Service looks for the “unsung heroes,” the selfless people who make the world a better place through volunteering and community service efforts.
Lubin's Golf ClassicFore! Polish your clubs and join the Lubin School of Business on the back nine for their annual golf classic on May 26.
May: Presidential Blog Round UpIn this month's blog roundup, the Pace Prez talks about the growth of the iPace degree completion program and how it allows Pace to offer a 21st century opportunity built on our century-old mission.
May: HR UpdateTake a course, learn a skill, become an engaged and informed member of the Pace Community. Here’s the information you need to participate in Staff Development Day on June 5.
May: ITS ConnectHere's what you need to know about using Wi-Fi in the classroom, grade and course evaluation delays for Dyson and Lubin, and the ins and outs of using Lync.
May: School SnippetsThis month, eLubin and Dyson Digital Digest discuss award-winning faculty and deans, students we all can be proud of, and events that bring us closer as a community.
May: Fit to PrintFrom cyber spoofing to preparing children for school while they're still in the womb, Pace faculty and staff are sounding off and making waves in the news.
Research: NanomaterialsDyson Assistant Professor Elmer-Rico Mojica discusses his work with Pace’s undergraduate students and the tiny particles that can have a huge impact.
Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner 2015On June 10, join us under the big blue whale as Pace University hosts the Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner to honor several members of the Pace Community and support student scholarship.
Faculty Institute 2015This month, the 14th annual Faculty Institute addresses who gets to graduate from Pace and why. Join us on the New York City Campus for sessions about retention, the Pace Path, support for students, and so much more.
Celebrating Commencement 2015Commencement is just around the corner, so here’s the 411 for faculty and staff members. From award ceremonies, to Honorary Degree Recipients, to dates and times, find out what you need to know.
Rep Season 2015The Actors Studio Drama School, which is the only MFA theater program officially sanctioned by The Actors Studio, welcomes you to a challenging and exciting seven-week theatrical experience.
Staff by Day, Dancer by NightCollege of Health Professions Assistant Professor Karen “Toby” Haghenbeck shares how she learned to kick up her heels and take a spin around the ballroom.
Poets@Pace ReturnsThis month, celebrate the work of award-winning poet James Schuyler and join several poets, writers, and artists as they read from his body of work.
Spring at the SchimmelNo April foolin’—come check out some great shows this spring at the Schimmel including the return of “Dance Out Loud,” West African rockers, and more.
Faculty Research DaysProvost Uday Sukhatme, ScD, and the Office of Sponsored Research invite you to participate in or attend the third annual Pace-wide Faculty Research Days held on the New York City and Westchester campuses.
April: President's BlogIn this month's blog roundup, the Pace Prez talks debt and the return on an investment in education.
April: HR UpdateInfo on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, retirement planning, and va-va-va-vacation days.
April: School SnippetsNew academic programs in Dyson, a focus on photography, the new Ms. Marvelous, and much more from Dyson and Seidenberg.
April: Fit to PrintIreland, jazz, toddler tech, and so much more—Pace faculty and staff are sounding off in the news.
Undergraduate Research ProgramWhat do fingerprints and music therapy have in common? They’re just a few of the subjects that Pace faculty and students have delved into as part of the 4th Annual Pace Undergraduate Research Program.
Meet the Acting Dean for SOEIn this Q&A with the new Acting Dean for the School of Education, Xiao-lei Wang, PhD, shares her hopes for the future of the school and her wishes for continued success.
Earth Month 2015April showers bring May flowers…or so we hear. To find out what else April has to offer the Pace Community, check out our numerous events in Westchester celebrating Earth Month.
Special Report on LeadershipPace University has just published this special report on leadership in all facets of the University community. Learn about our success, our leaders, and our inspiring community members.
Sexual Assault Resources and SupportThe issue of sexual assault on college campuses continues to be one of national concern. Protecting our students, faculty, and staff and ensuring a safe campus community are among the University's highest priorities.
Kessel Center Ribbon CuttingThis month we're officially cutting the ribbon on the new and improved Kessel Student Center and we want you to join us for this very special day in Pace history.
Research: Mindful MessagingDyson Professor Leora Trub, PhD, and Pace student Jonathan O’Hadi '16 teamed up to explore why we text compulsively, how we learn to feel our emotions before we hit send, and why some messages just leave us anxious and upset.
The Great New York Power ShiftThe Gen En Campaign at Pace University is about building the pillars of our clean and efficient energy future around the environment, entrepreneurship, and engagement. And there’s no better place to be than right here in New York State.
Celebrating ResearchProvost Uday Sukhatme, ScD, and the Office of Sponsored Research invite you to participate in or attend the third annual Pace-wide Faculty Research Days held on the New York City and Westchester campuses.
Pace Encore Transition ProgramsPace University's revamped programs are transforming midlife and beyond.
Call for Convocation SpeakersThe Convocation Committee is seeking faculty speakers for this fall’s Convocation ceremonies on the New York City and Westchester campuses.
Have You Met Lynda?Want to enhance your business, creative, or programming skills and/or background knowledge on a specific topic? Locate high-quality video courses all in one location! Customize your own video tutorial playlist to obtain the literacy you need for projects or tasks.
March: Presidential Blog Round UpThis month's blog round up is brought to you by the letter "P" and the number "four." The Pace Prez is talking about progress in Pleasantville and the Provost's Finish in Four campaign.
March: HR UpdateHuman Resources shares great facts and figures from 2014, information on staff and faculty training, and so much more!
March: ITS ConnectITS brings us info regarding Microsoft Lync, Blackboard collaborations and support, and important information about protecting yourself online.
March: School SnippetsLubin announces their new landmark partnership with ACCA and shares info about their very first lecturer in residence. Seidenberg explains shmoo and discusses their new partnership with the Junior 100 program. Plus so much more!
March: Fit to PrintPace's faculty and staff have been busy making the news, discussing everything from Lindsay Lohan to tax reform.
Producing the Doc: CuracaoProfessor Maria Luskay, EdD, and Pace Academy’s Andrew Revkin discuss the importance of bonding abroad, sustainability, and making great documentaries.
Because Tomorrow Needs HerJoin the fight for women’s health as Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières launches its new initiative with a photo exhibit and panel discussion on March 4 at Pace.
March at the SchimmelNeed to put a little spring in your step even though it’s still cold and blustery out? The Schimmel Center has you covered when it comes to pick-me-ups.
Third Annual Disabilities Film FestivalLights, camera, activism! This March, join the Pace Community for a Celebration of Individuals with Disabilities in Film, the University’s third film event depicting individuals with disabilities in the media.
Staff by Day: Nursing Prof Turns NovelistCollege of Health Professions Professor Joanne K. Singleton is a healer and a teacher, but after hours? She's the writer she's always dreamed of being.
Dining Discounts for the Pace CommunityLet's do lunch (or breakfast or dinner)... for less!
February: Presidential Blog RoundupAs the University continues its “You Asked, We Acted” campaign, President Friedman highlights the ways that student suggestions are being put into action. Plus, triumph for our Fed Reserve Challenge team, a visit with actor Kevin Spacey, and Giving Tuesday raises more than $100,000.
february: school snippetsReunion and Alumni Weekend dates announced, the School of Education remembers John Di Natale, and more.
February: HR UpdateDo you know Pace's emergency closing policy? Here's a refresher, just in case.
February: Fit to PrintFaculty and staff share their expertise on easy graders, ethnic rivalries, potential Cuban cyberattacks, and more in this month’s “Fit to Print” column.
Research: Science of SalesThe study of luxury marketing has provided a rich subject for Lubin assistant professor Charles A. Lawry.
Best Practices ConferenceThe Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching and Professional Development is sponsoring the fifth annual Best Practices Conference on February 27 in White Plains.
Awarding Faculty ExcellenceTeaching and learning are the heart and soul of every university. The Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence and the Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty are just two of the ways we recognize faculty excellence.
Unlocking the Puzzle of the BrainOn March 7, join Pace's Center for Literacy Enrichment for a symposium on the science and genetics behind teaching a child to read and the difficulties they may face with language and communication.
Pace app gets faculty and staff updateThe Just in Case app, for mental health and emergency information, has a new section for faculty and staff.
A Month of MasterpiecesPopular lecturer Janetta Rebold Benton, PhD, is back at the Schimmel Center this month for a series on architectural masterpieces around the world.
Two Named Distinguished ProfessorsPace has appointed John R. Nolon, left, and Mark Hussey, right, to five-year terms as distinguished professors, starting next fall.
Research: Ho, Ho, Who?Thalia Goldstein, PhD, an assistant professor of psychology, is researching how very young children relate to the concept of Santa Claus.
Staff by Day...Rockabilly Cat by NightUniversity Relations' Peter Sikowitz is getting back to his musical roots and rock 'n' roll's, as a guitarist in rockabilly bands.
December: Fit to PrintPace professors share their expertise on everything from business ethics and computer forensics to hip-hop and hobbits.
DECEMBER: ITS ConnectJust in time for the coming of winter, some advice from Information Technology Services on connecting remotely, wirelessly, and more.
DECEMBER: HR UPDATEHeading home for the holidays? (And back to the University after that?) Don't forget to consult Pace's holiday calendars for 2014 and 2015.
DECEMBER: SCHOOL SNIPPETSAlumni eConnect introduces two new corporate representatives, Seidenberg School News follows Helsinki-bound student inventors.
Art Professor Transforms the WhitneyWill Pappenheimer brought his "augmented reality" to the Whitney Museum of American Art's last Upper East Side gala.
Four Faculty Members HonoredTwelve members of the Pace Community were honored with Jefferson Awards for Public Service this year, including four faculty members.
Return of The NutcrackerThe Nutcracker returns for a special two-week engagement at the Schimmel Center in New York City starting December 11.
Staff by Day, Traducteur par la NuitUniversity Archivist Ellen Sowchek has parlez-ed her love of French into a freelance adventure as a translator and an interpreter.
Call Goes out for NominationsNominations are being sought for the Homer and Charles Pace Faculty Award to be presented next June as part of the Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
November: Presidential Blog RoundupAs the White House and many of the nation’s universities reexamine ways to prevent sexual assaults and ensure campus safety, President Friedman discusses what Pace is doing and how the Pace Community can help.
November: School SnippetsDyson introduces its new environmental studies and science program and Alumni eConnect profiles a leader in local health care.
November: HR UpdateMark your calendars for Pace's Employee Recognition Award ceremonies and the upcoming holiday break.
November: Fit to PrintFaculty and staff share their expertise on topics ranging from the Islamic State to the state of corporate ethics in the US in this month’s “Fit to Print” column.
Project Rebirth at CHP Speaker SeriesLearn about best practices for helping communities and individuals heal in the wake of tragedy.
Learn How Pepsi Hits the SpotMario Mercurio, a senior vice president and general manager at Pepsi-Cola, visits the Westchester Campus to share his experiences with faculty and students as part of the Executive in Residence program.
Pace Magazine focuses on facultyNew and longtime faculty members offer their perspectives on how the University is changing with the times, while mindful of its rich traditions.
Creating ConnectionsSocial media songstress Daria Musk joins Lubin Dean Neil Braun on October 21 for an exciting discussion on the pursuit of passion and the unveiling of a brand new collaboration.
Masters Series with Kathleen TurnerShe’s been Mrs. Robinson on stage and the Serial Mom on screen. She voiced the sultry Jessica Rabbit and performed burlesque as Helena Handbasket, Chandler Bing’s dad in drag. And now she's coming to Pace.
Research: Body Image SubcultureDyson Assistant Professor at Pace University, Jason Whitesel, PhD, shares his ethnograpic study on the lives and interactions of fat men within the gay community.
Call for Staff by DayWe’re looking for you! We know you have hobbies and interests outside of work and we want to hear all about them. Juggler, dancer, dog groomer, fire-eater? Share your story!
Getting the GrantHave a great idea or an interest that you want to pursue? The Office of Sponsored Research and Economic Development is hosting very special faculty workshops to help you get the grants and funding you need and deserve.
2014 Jefferson Award Nominations DueKnow a student, faculty, or staff member whose community service efforts are changing Pace and/or the world? Nominate them for a Jefferson Award by October 10.
October: Presidential Blog RoundupPresident Friedman shares Pace student Bo Jones’ amazing story and welcomes the Pace Community back for another year of renewal in a very special video.
October: School SnippetsAlumni eConnect shares a story of luck and love and shares news about the recent alumnae presence in Marvel Universe Live. Seidenberg presents Agile Explained and profiles Pace grad student Srikanth Bandaru.
October: HR UpdateHR invites you to don your dungarees, save for retirement, and celebrate the great work you do at the University.
October: Fit to PrintFaculty and staff weigh in on topics ranging from ISIS to continuing education to Apple Pay in this month’s “Fit to Print” column.
Homecoming 2014Join the festivities when alumni, students, families, faculty, staff, and friends get together for an event-filled weekend.
Glover's On!On October 1, Pace welcomes an actor and activist to the NYC Campus. We’re definitely not too old for this…
Summit on Resilience IIAs memories of Superstorm Sandy fade, what lessons have measurably shaped public-private partnerships in ways that bolster urban resilience?
President and Provost Welcome ReceptionEnjoy some tasty fall treats and kick off the new academic year with President Stephen J. Friedman, Provost Uday Sukhatme, and students, faculty, and staff at welcome receptions on both campuses.
Second Annual Faces of Pace CelebrationThis fall, join the Pace Community for the Second Annual Faces of Pace Celebration which reconnects alumni (many of whom are Pace employees) during the Homecoming season.
A Call for CandidatesAlthough Commencement 2014 was barely three months ago, it is now time to begin the nomination process for speakers and honorary degree recipients for the University's 2015 Commencement ceremonies.
September: Presidential Blog RoundupPresident Friedman reflects on the power of positive gestures and the importance of bringing mental health and wellness to the forefront of conversation in light of the recent death of Robin Williams.
September: School SnippetsCareer opportunities in the Accounting Profession Residency Program at Pace, a grant for vets, an alumna in Cosmopolitan magazine, a special golf outingo and more from eLubin and the Alumni eConnect!
September: HR UpdateYour excellence shows and we want you to celebrate your success with us. This month, join Human Resources for our bi-annual YES events.
September: ITS ConnectITS has been busy this summer with classroom updates, ePortfolio upgrades, finding the best software discounts, and so much more!
September: Fit to PrintPace faculty and staff make the news this month on topics ranging from summer indulgences, Twitter meltdowns, cyberwarfare, and so much more!
September 11 RemembrancesJoin the Pace Community in commemorating the anniversary of 9/11/01 with vigils on both campuses, a display of artifacts, a trip to the memorial, and a panel of journalists sharing their stories.
Research: NeuromythologyProfessor Terence Hines challenges the neurological urban legend of Albert Einstein’s brain one critique at a time.
Staff by Day, Aerial Artist by NightOffice of Student Success employee Jennifer Ko assists students from 9-5, but after hours, she’s free as a bird.
Fall at the SchimmelThe Schimmel Theatre unveils its exciting fall lineup of events. With everything from a Grease Sing-Along to the works of Botticelli, and opera to silent film, the Schimmel is sure to have something for you.
Making the TransitionThe Pace Encore Transition Program, inspired by the growing Encore Movement, encourages and assists successful executives and professionals to explore the transition from midlife careers to encore careers.
Pace’s New CIOClare van den Blink will join Pace University as Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, effective August 18, 2014.
Run Breast Cancer Out of TownWe know you’re looking forward to summer. But why not look just a little more forward to the annual Race for the Cure on September 7? Join the Pace team today to save on registration fees.
August: Presidential Blog RoundupThis summer, President Friedman blogged about recent events within the University community including a lecture by Temple Grandin, Commencement 2014, and the renewal in Pleasantville.
August: HR UpdateHR’s Luciana Ziegler offers her own insight as an HR professional and a mom on why recognizing achievement is an important part for boosting morale and encouraging more good work.
August: Fit to PrintThis month, faculty and staff from around the University are making news, sounding-off, and publishing papers.
Convocation 2014Pace University cordially invites you to the Seventh Annual Convocation, which will be held on September 2, 2014, on both the New York City and Westchester campuses.
Research: Vigilante MediaProfessor Adam Klein examines the news media’s response and characterization of the vigilante hacktivist group Anonymous.
Concierge to Pace StudentsAs the saying goes: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and with the start of the new school year fast approaching, the Office for Student Success wants you to know how you can positively impact student success and retention.
Master Plan Construction UpdateWith summer just getting underway, construction in Pleasantville is going strong. Read more to get updates on office relocations, parking, and much more.
Whale of a Good TimeWe’re planning to have a whale of a good time at this year’s Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner which gives us the opportunity to come together as one Pace Community to celebrate our rich history and bright future.
Post-Commencement CoverageDid you miss Commencement? No worries, we have you covered. Check out these collections of social media moments added to the #PaceGrad hashtag.
June/July: Presidential Blog RoundupPace President Stephen J. Friedman discusses the lessons of life and how time waits for no man, Pace's involvement in the recent town hall on mental health, Florida's alumni population, and more in this month's blog roundup.
June/July: School SnippetsNews and information about conferences, residencies, pride points, and more from Pace's School of Education and the Lubin School of Business.
June/July: ITS ConnectThis month, ITS provides updates on Blackboard downtime, security alerts, admission widgets, and more!
June/July: HR UpdateHR’s Luciana Ziegler offers her own insight as an HR professional and a mom on why recognizing achievement is an important part for boosting morale and encouraging more good work.
June/July: Fit to PrintPace faculty and staff sound off in the news on India's election, accounting errors, 401(k)s, the Affordable Care Act, and much more!
PPA Gets School-edPace officially unveils its new School of Performing Arts, Manhattan’s first Performing Arts School in nearly 50 years.
Administrative Staff Council PicnicsThis June, the Administrative Staff Councils in New York City and Westchester want to thank Pace staff for another year of a job well done.
Pace Magazine | Spring 2014A degree from Pace is not only the key to that first job and many internships along the way, but to a lifetime of opportunities. Hear from Pace alumni at NBC, the Federal Reserve of NY, IBM, ESPN, Deloitte, and more in this issue of Pace Magazine.
2014 AESS ConferenceWelcome to the Anthropocene: From Global Challenge to Planetary Stewardship. The 2014 AESS conference is headed to Pace’s NYC Campus this week.
Is There an App for That?School of Education Professors Shobana Musti-Rao and Tom Lynch collaborate with local schools for research on tablet usage in the classroom.
May: Presidential Blog RoundupPace President Stephen J. Friedman discusses the success of SMIP, the realities of internships, the warmth of reunions, members of the Pace Network, and more in this month's blog roundup.
Hitting the BooksWith the revitalization of Westchester underway, there are some important changes to textbook requests and the Pleasantville Bookstore.
Show and TellVideo games. Dace fish. Gender and diabetes. For two semesters, 30 student and faculty pairs have been working together as part of Pace’s Undergraduate Research Program. Hear about their findings at showcases on May 7 in NYC and May 8 in PLV.
Summer at the SchimmelThe fun won’t stop just because the students are going home. This summer, treat yourself to show at the Schimmel Theatre featuring feats of dance and drama.
Celebrating Commencement 2014Commencement is just around the corner, so here’s the 411 for faculty or staff members. From award ceremonies, to Honorary Degree Recipients, to dates and times, find out what you need to know.
The Selfless ElevenThe results are in: 11 members of the Pace Community have been selected to receive Jefferson Awards Bronze Medals for their commitment to service.
The Pace Race24 hours. 24 reasons to give. The Pace Race starts on May 1. On your mark, get set…Give!
13th Annual Faculty InstituteOn May 15 and 16, the 13th annual Faculty Institute returns to the Westchester Campus to promote teaching excellence and collaboration.
Leadership and Service in Technology AwardsOn May 29, the Seidenberg School will honor the accomplishments of Phil Wiser, chief technology officer of Hearst Corporation, at its 19th annual award reception.
May: HR UpdateOrganizational Learning and Development is happy to announce University-wide Staff Development Day is scheduled for Friday, May 30, 2014, at the Graduate Center in White Plains.
May: Fit to PrintPace faculty sound off in the news, we announce a new appointment, and faculty gets recognized for research!
PLV50 Gets RootsPleasantville's 50th anniversary continues with a lecture on Westchester County by urban historian Kenneth T. Jackson and the planting of a brand new Copper Beech tree.
Commencement VolunteerismCommencement provides us one more opportunity to connect with students and their families and to leave a positive lasting impression upon them. Additionally, Commencement cannot be achieved without your help.
Herzog UnpluggedHe’s brought you South Park, The Daily Show, and The Colbert Report. And on April 10, he’s going from the Boardroom to the Schimmel Theatre as the next Executive in Residence.
The Second Annual Lavender AwardsThe LGBTQA and Social Justice Center hosts their second annual Lavender Award Ceremony recognizing Pace University students, staff, faculty, and alumni who have made lasting contributions to the LGBTQA community.
Help's a Click Away!Put vital and potentially life-saving information at your fingertips with the Counseling Center’s new Just in Case app. Plus, a new relaxation room and ongoing groups.
April: School SnippetsThis month's edition of School Snippets is brought to you by the School of Education and Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.
April: ITS ConnectThis month's ITS Connect brings faculty and staff important announcements about the Mobile Technologies User Group, faculty focus groups on classrooms, and the end of support for Windows XP and Microsoft Office 2003.
April: HR UpdateIn this month's column: a professional development panel featuring women in higher education, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and the most recent YES Award winners.
April: Fit to PrintIn this month's Fit to Print column, faculty and staff sound off in the news on everything from Oculus to acting to Ukrainian linguistics, and more!
Celebrating Earth Day All Month LongAre you interested in being a little greener? The Pace Community is invited to celebrate Earth Month every day in April, here at Pace!
Training the Talent of Artists with AutismOn April 16, Temple Grandin, one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world will visit the NYC Campus for an inspiring lecture.
Pace's Birds of PreyYou may have caught a flying demonstration or spied a silhouette on a rooftop, but the relationship Pace shares with its birds of prey goes way beyond that.
Faculty Research Day 2014This April, the second annual Pace-wide Faculty Research Days return to campus to celebrate and recognize a wide variety of faculty research and scholarly activity.
Skimmer Scams70 million were affected by cyber crime during the Target breach this holiday season. On April 3, Pace hosts a symposium to address the top cybersecurity threats and unveil groundbreaking research on skimmer scams.
Trash Dance (NYC)Trash cans and pogo sticks, broken ladders and windowpanes. Pace gets three days of JUNK as the Schimmel Theater presents the experimental dance-theatre on March 6–8.
PLV50 Marches OnPleasantville’s 50th anniversary continues this spring with a variety of events including a wine and food tasting, a panel on women in leadership, and a lecture by famed urban historian Kenneth T. Jackson.
A Brown Bag Lunch SeriesThis spring, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Office of Affirmative Action, and Pace’s Human Resources Department invite faculty and staff to their brown bag lunch series.
Call for Commencement Award NominationsNominate a graduating senior for one of Pace's very special Commencement awards. Nominations are due by March 28.
March: ITS ConnectUser group meetings, electronic paperwork, webinars, and more. ITS has you connected.
March: HR UpdateThis month, HR celebrates employee excellence and achievements at their annual recognition ceremonies, announces a date for us to take our sons and daughters to work, and a listing of the most recent YES Award winners.
March: Fit to PrintFrom Bitcoin to compassion and Ukraine to musical scales, Pace faculty and staff are sounding off in the press.
Research: Social Cognition and ImaginationPace Psychology Professor Thalia Goldstein investigates the intersection of social cognition and imagination and its relationship to psychological development in children and adolescents.
VOX Creative Art SeriesThis semester, celebrate all things literary with the VOX Creative Art Series, featuring poetry readings, a play, a bookmaking workshop, a party, and more.
Disabilities Film FestivalThis March, join the Pace Community for an encore act of A Celebration of Individuals with Disabilities in Film: International Film Festival and Discussion Panel, the University’s second film event depicting individuals with disabilities in the media.
Making Strides with ePortfoliosPace makes great advances in the way ePortfolios are being used and implemented through involvement in a FISPE grant called Connect to Learning.
President Friedman Goes to ChinaIn December, President Friedman and members of the Pace Alumni Relations team traveled to Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong to connect with business leaders, alumni, and parents.
Snow Ball Heats UpThe weather outside is (still) frightful, but the #PLV50 Snow Ball will be so delightful.
ITS UpdateWelcome back! ITS is excited for the 2014 year and wish you luck on getting started for Spring Semester. Read what’s happening in technology and ITS.
Fit to PrintPace faculty and staff sound off in the news on topics ranging from sickness at sea, to fraud, to 401(k) contributions.
$3.1 Million Gift for Science Labs at PacePace University announces $3.1 million gift from trustee emeritus Alfred R. Goldstein for new Lower Manhattan science laboratories.
Cause and the Pace EffectPace’s new crowdfunding site allows members of the Pace Community to support student causes that resonate with them.
Research: Gamers UniteDyson English Professor Jane Collins learns the language of digital gaming for a Student-Faculty Research Program project.
Magic MatthewThe spring semester may not start until the end of January, but things heat up on the NYC Campus on January 6 as Matthew McConaughey stops by Pace.
InsideTrack with Brandon SteinerHow a kid from Brooklyn started from scratch and bought Yankee Stadium.
Pace in ChinaPresident Stephen J. Friedman and members of the Pace Community travel to China this month to meet with alumni, Pace parents, and friends of the University.
Tis the SeasonYour gift makes all the difference. Giving starts at home and your gift sets an important example for all the people we serve—make a gift to the Annual Fund today.
Pace University Film FestivalPace hosts its first-ever student run film festival and gala reception as part of Pleasantville’s 50th anniversary celebration.
Each One, Reach OneThis past year, the Admissions and Retention Committee of the New York Faculty Council launched a new and innovative program called Each One, Reach One.
Tying It All TogetherSeidenberg Professor Constance Knapp teams up with a Lubin student to take a closer look at predictive analytics and data mining.
HR's Call for Nominations
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