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Alumni Homecoming 2017

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Save the date and activate your Setter Spirit! Thursday, October 19, will kick off 2017 Alumni Homecoming in Pleasantville.

Pace faculty, staff, and alumni—autumn is nigh. Which, in addition to soon experiencing the full range of fall foliage, means that it’s also nearly time to celebrate your Setter pride in full force.

Be part of the festivities by enjoying the annual step and stroll performance, snagging a beer and artisanal snacks at the alumni reunion, getting decked out for the pep rally, rooting for the women’s soccer and volleyball teams, and much more. There will even be a special ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of Pace Football. Purchase your tickets here to attend this event.

Thursday, October 19

Step and Stroll Show
9:30 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center
Join us for the only Step and Stroll show in Westchester County! Watch Pace University groups and local organizations step and stroll their way to top honors. Additional fee required. Click here to register for Step and Stroll.


Friday, October 20

Westchester Alumni Reunion
6:00 p.m. | Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, 444 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, NY
Are you a #PaceGrad? reconnect with old friends, network with your fellow alumni, and enjoy a tour of the brewery. Includes artisanal cheese and seasonal fruit with crudite and antipasto; make-your-own taco station, pulled pork, hamburger and crab cake sliders, dessert; award-winning Captain Lawrence beer on tap; local NY wine and hard cider; soft drinks; and, coffee and tea. In other words, everything you could possibly want from a reunion! Learn more about registration and tickets for the alumni reunion.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Franklin Pierce
6:00 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center
Check out the Setters as they spike their way to victory against the Ravens of Franklin Piece University. Once upon a midnight dreary, while Setter volleyball emerged victorious, weak and weary…

Women’s Soccer vs. Assumption College
7:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
They only thing we’re going to assume is that the soccer squad will bring their “A” game against Greyhounds of Assumption College. Come out and support soccer under the lights!

Pace Spirit Parade
8:30 p.m. | Leave from Goldstein Fitness Center
Join Pace University faculty, staff and a number of student organizations in a Pace Pride Parade.

Celebrate!
8:45 p.m. | Lot D
Show your Pace spirit at our Pep Rally and bonfire! Enjoy music, performances and food trucks.


Saturday, October 21

Tailgating Opens
11:00 a.m. | Lot F
Get the party started early and fire up the grill. You’re gonna some heapin’ helpin’s of tailgate food to prepare yourself for what should be an outstanding day of festivities.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Southern New Hampshire
12:00 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center
Cheer on the women’s volleyball team as they look to capitalize on the homecoming fervor and get the sports day off to a great start.

Alumni Homecoming Celebration
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Lot F
We’re starting a new tradition in the Alumni Tent! Join Setter Nation for a clambake, barbecue, and libations. There will also be a livestreaming the big game. The registration fee includes steamed clams and mussels, BBQ chicken, cheeseburgers, boiled potatoes, local corn on the cob, macaroni salad, cole slaw, fruit salad and fresh-baked cookies, soft drinks, coffee/tea, and three glasses of beer or wine per registrant 21 years or older. Additional beer and wine will be available for purchase on site. Please note that this event is for Pace alumni. Any guests under 21 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian. No alcohol is allowed outside of the Alumni Tent or inside Pace Stadium. For registration information for the Alumni Homecoming Celebration, visit the homecoming page.

Football Game vs. St. Anselm
1:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
This isn’t any ordinary homecoming football game—Pace will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the football program, and you won’t want to miss what the University has in store! In addition, the homecoming king and queen will be announced at halftime. Note: you must purchase a ticket for the football game in order to enter Pace Stadium.

Baseball Alumni Day
4:00 p.m. | Peter X. Finnerty Field
Baseball alumni are invited to warm up, take extended batting practice on Finnerty Field, and play an alumni game. Afterwards, stick around for a post-game meal.

Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Day
4:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
Men’s Lacrosse alumni will face-off against each other before taking on the current students. Registered participants will receive a tank top scrimmage jersey and post-game meal. Proceeds will support the Men’s Lacrosse Program. Register for Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Day Here.

For any changes, updates, and even more details about 2017 Alumni Homecoming, learn more on the Pace website.