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There's No Place Like Home...coming

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Somewhere over the rainbow, you’ll find fashion shows and food trucks, mechanical bulls and live karaoke, and so much more waiting for you. We’ve got a feeling we’re not at Pace anymore.

This year, Westchester will be the first to celebrate Homecoming on October 9–12. Here's what's happening:

Thursday, October 9

Step and Stroll Show

9:30 p.m. | Goldstein Gym

Stop by to see as steppin’ and strollin’ take over the Goldstein Gym. Interested in showing your step or stroll skill? Applications are due by September 26 at 5:00 p.m. Register here. Need incentive? First place prize is $1,000. Still there? Hello?

Friday, October 10

Think Pink Fashion Show
8:00 p.m. | Willcox Gym
Participants have the opportunity to showcase their best pink outfits as we raise awareness about breast cancer. Categories may include Sexy Pink, Silly Pink, and Professional Pink (work-place pink). More details to come.

Trip to Blaze
9:00 p.m.
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.

Saturday, October 11

Homecoming Extravaganza
12:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Check out the huge variety of fun activities—participate in the famous chili cook-off (register by October 3), ride our mechanical bull, sing a song in live band karaoke, play games and win prizes, or just sit back and enjoy some food and conversation with friends. No matter what you choose, you’ll want to be here!

Faces of Pace: Welcome Reception and Dinner
4:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center
All Faces of Pace attendees are invited to kick off the festivities at our Welcome Reception. At 6:00 p.m., celebrate Homecoming at the Second Annual Faces of Pace Dinner in the Goldstein Fitness Center, honoring Professor Nicholas Catalano, who recently celebrated 50 years of service to Pace. Current students and children under 13 are $10 per person. Family members are $25 per person.

Celebrate!
9:00 p.m. | Parking Lot
The outdoor post-extravaganza and dinner party and pre-party to Casablanca, celebrate with food trucks, a DJ, and bonfire.

Casablanca Party
11:00 p.m. | Willcox Gym
Tired yet? After a full day of fun, like Miley, we can’t stop…we won’t stop. Join OLAS and the rest of the Pace Community to celebrate Homecoming weekend and break out your Pace spirit with some music and dancing.

Sunday, October 12

Broadway Shows
Meet in front of Kessel Student Center at 11:30 a.m. | $55
You’ve got one wish left. Take a trip into NYC with your family and friends to see Broadway’s newest hit Aladdin or the Tony Award-winning play Wicked. Transportation provided.

Pumpkin Picking Trip
Meet in front of Kessel Student Center 
at 11:00 a.m.
Join us in our annual pumpkin picking trip that has become a Homecoming tradition. Cap off your pumpkin picking with a donut and cider.

Football for the Future
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
A spin-off of Football for Fighters, Phi Sigma Sigma will host a flag football game with co-ed teams, featuring students from local schools. Each team will consist of eight people total with at least three females per team. Teams will be competing for gift cards as a prize. Teams will also be receiving t-shirts. $2 to play and $4 to watch—all money raised will benefit Phi Sigma Sigma’s Delta Omega Chapter and their philanthropy: School and College Readiness.

The NYC Campus will celebrate Homecoming on October 20–24 with P.A.C.E. Board’s famous concert, Oktoberfest, a formal, pep rally, obstacle course, and more!

For a full schedule of events on both campuses, please visit www.pace.edu/homecoming.

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