Fall 2006 Events

Volunteering at Westchester ARC (Association for Retarded Children)

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

9:00am-12:00pm                                    

Hawthorne, NY

*Reservations required*

Bus leaves Pace at 8:45am from North Hall on the Pleasantville campus; should return by 12:00pm.Westchester ARC is a non-profit organization which empowers those with mental retardation and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential and promotes inclusion in the community.

Co-sponsored with Golden Key International Honor Society and the Psychology Club.

 

Make A Difference Day – Pace Reads at the Mt. Pleasant Library

Saturday, October 28, 2006

12:00pm – 2:00pm                                                      

*Reservations required*

Bus leaves Pace at 11:15am from North Hall on the Pleasantville campus; should return by 2:30pm.

Make a Difference Day is a national service day dedicated to helping other people -- a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. We will be reading children’s book to the children of the Pleasantville community.

Co-sponsored with Golden Key International Honor Society, Psi Chi (the National Honor Society in Psychology), the Psychology Club, and the Center for Community Outreach.

 

Worldwide Children’s Issues: Red Cross Presentation

Monday, November 13, 2006

12:20pm - 1:15pm *Snacks will be served*                 

Butcher Suite, Kessel Student Center

Come hear a representative from the Red Cross speak about the issues facing children today worldwide.

 

Worldwide Children’s Issues: Red Cross Presentation

Monday, November 13, 2006

12:20pm - 1:15pm *Snacks will be served*                 

Butcher Suite, Kessel Student Center

Come hear a representative from the Red Cross speak about the issues facing children today worldwide.

Ms. Andrea R. Grimaldi, Director of the Westchester Red Cross Community Volunteer & Blod Services and Pace University alumna will speak about the need for the Red Cross in today's society.  The American Red Cross in Westchester County, led by volunteers and community funded, is the pacesetter and benchmark for excellence in non-profit human services.  They provide relief to all those affected by disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies, while promoting health and safety in our community.

Co-sponsored with the UNICEF C.H.I.L.D. Project and Golden Key International Honor Society.

 

Wrapping Gift for Underprivileged Children

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

3:35pm - 4:30pm                                                         

*Pizza will be served*

Gottesman Room, Kessel Student Center


Make the holiday season brighter--join the Honors College in wrapping presents for underprivileged children. Let your creative side emerge for this worthwhile event! Candia Fitts, Director of Volunteers for the Children’s Village, will speak at this event.

Co-sponsored with Psi Chi (the National Honor Society in Psychology), the Psychology Club, and Golden Key International Honor Society.

 

Human Trafficking Presentation                                          

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

6:00pm - 8:00pm *Snacks will be served*

Butcher Suite, Kessel Student Center

Listen to a thought provoking presentation by the End Child Prostitution and Trafficking Organization. ECPAT is a network of organizations and individuals working together for the elimination of child prostitution, child pornography, and trafficking of children for sexual purposes. It seeks to encourage the world community to ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights free from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation.

Co-sponsored with the UNICEF C.H.I.L.D. Project, Golden Key International Honor Society, and the Criminal Justice Society.

 

Decorate the Pleasantville Cottage School for the Holidays

Saturday, December 9, 2006

11:00am – 1:00pm                                                      

*Reservation required*

Bus leaves Pace at 10:30am from North Hall on the Pleasantville campus; should return by 1:20pm.

The Honors College and the Center for Community Outreach will decorate four cottages for the holidays at the Pleasantville Cottage School, while getting an introduction to residential treatment centers from Phina Geiger, Director of Volunteers, at the Pleasantville Cottage School.

Co-sponsored with the Center for Community Outreach, the Golden Key International Honor Society, and the Psychology Club.