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Conference Schedule

Tentative schedule (updated on 4/22/15)


Who Gets to Graduate From Pace and Why


Day 1 – Thursday, May 14th







Bianco Room

9:30am - 9:45am



Overview of the Day

Provost Uday Sukhatme

Bianco Room

9:45am – 11:00am

Who Does and Doesn’t Graduate from Pace and What are we Doing about it?


Sue Maxam

Adelia Williams

Adele MacKinlay

Meghana Nayak

Gerald Ardito

Darren Hayes

Elmer Rico-Mojica

Jacqueline Kelleher

Bianco Room


11:00am – 11:15am


Concurrent Faculty Presentations

11:15am - 12:00pm

Using Peer Support to Achieve Our Teaching Goals: What do we want to achieve and how can we get there?

Brian Evans

Fran Falk-Ross

Peter McDermott

Jennifer Pankowski

Joan Walker


The OASIS College Support Program: Perspectives, Goals and Student Experience

Janet Mulvey

Zachary O’Neal


Teaching Strategies for Student Success

Christine Salboudis

Daniel Molina


12:15pm - 1:30pm


President Friedman

Trustee Christopher Edwards

Bianco Room

Concurrent Faculty Presentation

1:45pm – 2:30pm

Awarding Non-Profit Organizational Grants to Students to Help People with Disabilities with Exciting M-Health Technologies

James Lawler

Samantha Benson

Hannah Moller

Phillip Proctor


Learning in Community: Pairing Introduction to Computers with Contemporary Business Practice

Connie Knapp

Kathryn Winsted




Care Report: A Resource Guide for Pace Faculty and Staff to Address Student Behavior

Robert-Thomas Jones

Debbie Levesque

Rosa Ament

Rachel Carpenter

Lisa Bardill-Moscaritolo


Concurrent Faculty Presentations

2:45pm – 3:30pm

Getting the Most Out of Students doing Undergraduate Research

Elmer Rico-Mojica

Maximilian Baria

Keving Symczak

Normisha Evans

Nadia Abbas

Tabitha Bette

Paris Hanson

Alexis Javornik

Ashley Kupstow

Robert Marvin

Kaitlyn Chhe


Teaching Outside the Textbook to Increase Student Engagement

John Blackwell

Hasan Arslan

Gina Scutelnicu


What Type of Technical Fluency do Pace Student Need to Achieve Upon Graduation

Adam Klein

Kelley Lassman

Luke Cantarella

John Dory

Cathy Dwyer



Who Gets to Graduate From Pace and Why


Day 2 – Friday, May 15th








Bianco Room

9:15am - 9:30am

Welcome & Overview of the Day



Bianco Room

9:30am – 11:00am

missed Opportunitas: Advancing Diversity at Pace


Cornell Craig

Denise Santiago

Rachel Simon

Bianco Room

11:00am - 11:15am



Concurrent Workshops

11:15am - 12:30pm

Step Up – Developing and Fostering Community

Rosa Ament

Cornell Craig

Shari Crandall


Talking Their Talk, Walking Their Walk: Writing Enhanced Courses, Student Retention, and Community Building

Robert Mundy

Andy Stout





12:30pm - 12:45pm



Concurrent Faculty Presentations

12:45pm - 1:30pm

Pace Path: Providing Students with Opportunities to Become Effective and Successful Graduates

Brian Evans


Creating Customized Learning Communities: The Case of Master Public Administration Program

Gina Scutelnicu

Hillary Knepper

Rebecca Tekula

Michelle Lang


Helping our Students Learn: Tools we can Bring into the Classroom to Help Our Students Master Difficult Subjects

Matthew Marcello



Lunch - BBQ