PLV - Fall 2011

Honors Ice Cream Ice Breaker

Monday, September 26, 2011
12:20-1:15pm (common hour)
*Ice Cream will be served*
Gottesman Room, Kessel Student Center

Join the Pforzheimer Honors College for ice cream and the opportunity to meet fellow Honors College students. The advisors from various honor societies on campus will speak about each of their prestigious organizations. Representatives from various university services will also speak.

Trip to Six Flags Great Adventure

Jackson, NJ
Saturday, October 1, 2011
8:30am-8:00pm
*Reservations required*

Travel to this theme park, home of the world’s largest and fastest roller coaster, Kingda Ka.  There is a $15 charge, which must be paid in advance to reserve your seat on the bus. Pace bus leaves at 8:30am from North Hall on the Pleasantville campus, and should return by 8:00pm.

Children’s Issues Presentation: Make-A-Wish Foundation and Westchester ARC

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
3:35-4:30pm (common hour)
Gottesman Room, Kessel Student Center

Come listen to presentations by two organizations that support the welfare of children. The Make-A- Wish Foundation enriches the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. Westchester ARC is the oldest and largest agency in Westchester county serving children and adults who have developmental disabilities and their families.

Make-A-Difference Day - Paint a School Day with NYCares

Saturday, October 15, 2011
7:30am-3:30pm
*Reservations required*

Be one of 100 Pace students from Westchester and New York as we converge on an elementary school in New York City that needs a makeover! Pace students will be painting doors, the gym, colorful murals, and planting flower bulbs to help this needy school. Pace bus leaves at 7:30am from North Hall on the Pleasantville campus, and should return by 3:30pm. Co-sponsored with the Center for Community Action and Research.

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

Sunday, October 16, 2011
12:45-3:15pm
*Reservations required*

Make-A-Difference Day is a national service day dedicated to helping other people - a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. We will be reading books to local Pleasantville children. Pace bus leaves at 12:45pm from North Hall on the Pleasantville campus, and should return by 3:15pm. Co-sponsored with Golden Key International Honor Society and the Center for Community Action and Research.

Honors Open Meeting

Guest Speaker: Dr. Joseph Pastore, Management Department
Monday, November 7, 2011
12:20-1:15pm (common hour)
Gottesman Room, Kessel Student Center
*Snacks will be served*

Come and share your ideas for future Honors events and Honors courses with Dr. Benton and fellow Honors students.

Wolf Conservation Center Presentation

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
12:20-1:15pm (common hour)
Gottesman Room, Kessel Student Center

Come hear a presentation from the Wolf Conservation Center , with a visit from Atka, an Arctic gray wolf. Atka is a unique ambassador as he travels to schools, museums, nature centers, and libraries across the Northeast to help people learn about the importance of his wild brothers and sisters. The Wolf Conservation Center promotes wolf conservation by teaching about wolves, their relationship to the environment, and the human role in protecting their future.

Trip to the United Nations 

Manhattan, NY
Friday, November 11, 2011
10:00am-3:00pm
*Reservations required*

Explore the United Nations with a guided tour. Lunch is not provided, but there will be an opportunity to purchase lunch after the tour.  Pace bus leaves at 10:00am from Miller Hall on the Pleasantville campus, and should return by 3:00pm. Co-sponsored with the Golden Key International Honors Society.

Wrapping Gifts for Underprivileged Children

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
3:35-4:30pm (common hour)
*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! Ms Candida Fitts, Director of Volunteers at the Children’s Village, will speak. Co-sponsored with Golden Key International Honor Society.

Decorate the Pleasantville Cottage School for the Holidays

Saturday, December 3, 2011
10:30am-1:20pm
*Reservations required*

The Honors College and the Center for Community Action and Research will decorate four cottages for the holidays at the Pleasantville Cottage School, while getting an introduction to residential treatment centers from Ms Phina Geiger, Director of Volunteers at the Pleasantville Cottage School. Pace bus leaves at 10:30am from North Hall on the Pleasantville campus, and should return by 1:20pm. Co-sponsored with the Center for Community Action and Research and the Golden Key International Honor Society.

Honors Yoga Workshop

Thursday, December 8, 2011
4:00-5:00pm
1st floor, Goldstein Fitness Center
*Reservations required*

Relax all of your pre-finals stress and anxiety by attending a yoga workshop taught by Prof. Laurice Nementz. Please wear comfortable clothing.