Fall 2018

 

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Pace Featured in UN Disarmament Report

A report on nuclear disarmament education from UN Secretary-General António Guterres highlights the significant contributions from Pace University students and faculty. According to the July 2018 report, “Pace University plays a globally recognized leading role in disarmament education ..." Read more about Pace's involvement in Nobel Peace Prize-winning efforts, and learn about the International Disarmament Institute here.

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Science

 

THEY'RE HIRED! ALL ENV ’18 GRADS REPORT EMPLOYMENT

Dyson College’s 2018 class of MA, Environmental Policy graduates has reached 100 percent job placement success. Alumni have taken positions supporting local nonprofit organizations and politicians. Their achievements stand as a testament to Pace University’s mission to provide Opportunitas, and the ongoing focus on student success outcomes. This marks the inaugural class of graduates for the program, established in 2016. Read more about what these alumni are doing.

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Humanities

 

PROF AWARDED GRANTS FOR ENERGY DOC

Media, Communications, and Visual Arts prof Melanie LaRosa is one step closer to completing her documentary film project, “How to Power a City.” She has received grant funding from the Puffin Foundation, which provides financial support for arts projects by underrepresented creators; the Yip Harburg Foundation, which funds projects that promote social justice and equality; and the Solutions Journalism Network, supporting reporting and investigation of the response to social problems. The film showcases clean energy efforts at the grassroots level, and Pace students, including Irene Mercado ’17, Nick Ostrander ’16, and Anthony Parker ’15, have been involved in filming, research, writing and website development.

 

PACE FILMMAKERS REMEMBER HURRICANE MARIA

Commemorating the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance will present a free panel discussion and bilingual (English/Spanish) with subtitles screening of Puerto Rico: Hope in the Dark, an award-winning Pace docs project. The film is a look at resilience in aftermath of the storm. RSVP to attend the screening, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 23, 2pm at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling. Additionally, the film will air on WTTN, the Chicago PBS affiliate.

 

MPA GRAD WINS DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

Charles Fall ’14, MPA, has won New York’s Democratic primary on Sept. 13, emerging over two challengers in an open race to represent Staten Island’s North Shore in the state assembly. There’s no Republican running against the 29-year-old, which guarantees him the seat in the November general election. Read more.

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Arts

 

PACE NAMED AMID TOP MUSICAL THEATRE BFAs

OnStage Blog has listed Pace University no. 4 among the “The Top 25 BFA Musical Theatre Programs for 2018-19.” The competitive program is praised for its attention to the business, as well as the art, of performing. Rankings are based on a variety of factors. Read more.

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