Home Sweet Homecoming (PLV)
Football and food trucks. A pep rally and parade. A bonfire and trip to Blaze. And that’s just the beginning. Westchester Homecoming is where the heart is.
One of the most memorable weekends of the semester, Westchester Homecoming isn’t messing around this year. Events will fill up fast, so be sure to register for your favorites here.
Thursday, October 6
Step and Stroll Show | 9:30 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center
Stop by to see students step and stroll to take home the highly coveted first-place prize and bragging rights. An annual tradition worth checking out, and the only Step and Stroll show in Westchester county.
Friday, October 7
Crafts with Pace Pride | 5:00 p.m. | Boudreau Lounge
Get in the Homecoming mindset with some craft creation with Pace Pride!
Women’s Volleyball vs. Adelphi | 6:00 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center
Cheer on your Setters as they look to ground the Panthers of Adelphi University.
Pace Pride Parade | 8:30 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center
Homecoming, parades, and pride. The perfect way to kick off a weekend to remember.
Celebrate! Pep Rally | 8:45 p.m. | Parking Lot D
If the Step and Stroll didn’t put some pep in your step, we’re thinking a bonfire, music, and food trucks will do the trick.
Saturday, October 8
Homecoming Tailgate Opens | 11:00 a.m. | Parking Lot F
Chow down on some pre-football game snacks, reunite with friends who have graduated, and get in the Pace spirit prior to the big Homecoming football game.
Football vs. Southern Connecticut State | 1:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
Put on your blue and gold and head to Pace Stadium to cheer on the Setters as they take on the Southern Connecticut State. Alumni and friends must purchase a ticket to the game—seating for students is free, but space is limited so be sure to arrive early!
Fourth Annual Faces of Pace Celebration | 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Kessel Student Center
A Pace Pleasantville tradition, the Faces of Pace dinner brings alumni, students, families, faculty, and staff together to celebrate Pace PLV. This year’s event will celebrate the 50th anniversaries of the Lienhard School of Nursing, the School of Education, and Pleasantville Greek Life, as well as Reunion for our Westchester alumni. You can view a list of our 2016 Faces of Pace here, and register for the event—which includes an initial reception in the Kessel Student Center followed by dinner and dancing in the Goldstein Fitness Center.
Trip to Blaze | 8:00 p.m. | North Hall Parking Lot
See more than 5,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o’ lanterns in this elaborate walk-through experience. Meander through a historic, 18th-century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display–all made of jack o’lanterns. Stroll through the Tunnel O’ Pumpkin Love and emerge to the incredible sight of gourd-filled Jack-in-the-Box springing up and bouncing around.
Sunday, October 9
Women’s Soccer Game | Pace Stadium | 1:00 p.m.
Root for the Setters as they face off against Southern New Hampshire!
To learn more about Homecoming events, visit www.pace.edu/homecoming.
On the NYC Campus? NYC Homecoming is October 27–29. Stay tuned for more info. And don’t forget to share your favorite Homecoming moments with us! Tag tweets, Instagram posts, and Facebook posts with #PaceHomecoming. At the end of each Homecoming weekend, a random winner will receive a Pace prize pack!
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