About Graduate Organizations
- Beta Alpha Psi
- Chinese Students & Scholars Association
- Lubin Graduate Society
- Lubin Women in Leadership
- Pace Graduate Finance Club
- Lubin Graduate Marketing Society
- Human Resources & Talent Management Club
- Pace Indian Student Association
- Pace Toastmasters
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is a national and professional honor society for students in the accounting, finance, and information systems fields. As the premier professional accounting and business information fraternity, Beta Alpha Psi's primary objective is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field by providing many opportunities for students, faculty, and professionals to interact and by encouraging ethical conduct and public service.
Beta Alpha Psi is a national and professional honor society for students in the accounting, finance, and information systems fields. As the premier professional accounting and business information fraternity, Beta Alpha Psi’s primary objective is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field by providing many opportunities for students, faculty, and professionals to interact and by encouraging ethical conduct and public service.
In Spring 2017, Beta Alpha Psi attended a regional conference. The conference was an excellent opportunity for students to network with BAP colleagues from different universities as well as with the professors and professional partners who support the organization. Additionally, the conference was when the "Best Practice Competition" was held. In the past year, the Graduate Division of the Pace University Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi presented in each of the three Best Practice categories of Leadership and Management, Alignment of Officers Activities, and Good or Great.
Chinese Students & Scholars Association
CSSA provides a variety of services to Pace Chinese students, scholars, and alumni, including propagating Chinese culture, providing an information platform, and guiding members in school life, career and culture activities.
CSSA collaborated with the Confucius Institute at Pace University to host the annual Lunar New Year Celebration at Pace's Schimmel Center for the Arts. Many cultural and musical performers were featured on stage.
CSSA also organized numerous meetings throughout the year for both international and domestic students to discuss various topics of interest to participants. These meetings cover various topics including "Networking", "Life in Big Four", "Western Dating", "Interview Workshop", "American Living", and more!
Lubin Graduate Society
Established in 2000, LGS is our longest running student organization. Their focus is to present programming with the goal of developing Lubin student's career and job search readiness.
LGS has hosted trips to Bloomberg LP headquarters, New York City Hall, Federal Reserve Bank, and The New York Stock Exchange.
LGS also host social events each spring and fall semester.
Lubin Women in Leadership
Lubin Women in Leadership offers women of Lubin Graduate School of Business a platform that allows women and men to learn and grow professionally and personally. The challenges that women face are unique and if we work together we can create a culture where we all can achieve our goals.
A trip to the Federal Reserve gave students the opportunity to learn about the history of central banking in the United States.
Kara Raiguel, Vice President of Berkshire Hathaway, Thomas Scherer, Senior Consultant of Berkshire Hathaway, and guest speakers from and BDO shared their professional experiences and offered advice on how to keep moving careers forward.
Harvard Business School graduate and entrepreneur, Deena Malian, helped students to enhance students' team building, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Networking with Katheryn Roberts, Deloitte campus recruiter, helped students to learn about internships and careers at Deloitte as well as how to stand out at a career fair.
Dan Swift, Area Sales Director from Sprinklr Inc. helped graduates manage and optimize valuable social experiences and improve leadership skills.
Pace Graduate Finance Club
Established in 2008, Pace Graduate Finance Club ("Pace GFC") provides students with a forum to explore and learn about various aspects of the financial world. Pace GFC's mission is to provide students with the opportunity to learn more about the financial industry from industry executives, Lubin alumni, and faculty members through panel discussions and lecture events. The club gives students an outlet to explore different career options, connect with industry professionals, in addition to share and discuss current financial events with their peers. Pace GFC host several events during the semester and the goal is to increase student's knowledge and skills in finance, professional networking, and the financial industry as a whole. The club serves to prepare young professionals for successful careers and to create more competitive and knowledgeable candidates in the global financial market.
The events Pace GFC hosts are designed to enhance the graduate students' knowledge of the industry and provide networking opportunities. In the previous year Pace GFC has arranged several successful panel discussions and lectures events including:
How to Become a Successful Trader with the world-class American finance practitioner and author on risk management Aaron Brown
The popular lecture series Professor's view on Wall Street, featuring a Lubin faculty member's current World Economic view on the global market
The annual ACG Case competition with real-world experience and invaluable insights into M&A, investment banking, financial advisory and private equity. Several teams of Lubin students compete for a cash prize and the right to represent Pace University at the New York finals. It is a great opportunity to compete as well as network and connect with industry executives and students from other New York business schools
Lubin Graduate Marketing Society
Graduate Marketing Society was established in 2017 through the merger of two marketing focused clubs: Lubin Graduate Marketing Association and Graduate Advertising & Public Relations Society. GMS was formed to provide an educational, professional, and fun platform for students to learn about latest industry trends, updates, and essential skills to be competitive in today’s marketing and advertising world.
GMS organized a series called Marketing with CEO's. In spring 2017, the club invited Ben Legg, CEO of AdParlor and former COO of Google Europe as the guest speaker. Mr. Legg provided a two-way conversation on insights of current topics within the Advertising, Marketing, and PR space.
Another well-attended event was the Analytics Marathon where three successful graduating students gave presentations to help students at Pace University develop the most essential and popular required skill sets (Google Analytics, Tableau, R) in the job market to stay competitive.
Human Resources & Talent Management Club
HRTM Club provides Lubin graduate students with an opportunity to learn from HR professionals at club events, and to give students an outlet to share ideas and discuss current HR topics as well as exploring career options by participating in group discussions. Its goal is to assist in the preparation of students for successful careers in the global environment and to promote relationships within the business community.
The HR & Talent Management Club hosted a number of panel discussions and industry spotlight events focused on a variety of issues important to the hiring and talent management industry.
An annual highlight is hosting the New York chapter of The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). Board members from the professional organization came to Lubin to present on the different career tracks within the field.
HRTM Club also organized panel discussions on topics such Salary Negotiations, and Diversity & Inclusion with guests from Tiffany & Co., Prudential, USTA, The Port Authority, and SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
Pace Indian Student Association
Pace Indian Student Association represents the growing number of Indian students attending Lubin. It shall also seek to facilitate mentorship to international students to bridge the cultural gap as well as project vital aspects of Indian culture to a global audience.
Collaborating with several other organizations around campus, PISA hosted a colorful "Holi Festival" celebration in the Courtyard of One Pace Plaza equipped with color powders, authentic Indian food, and lively music.
Pace Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Recently, Pace Toastmasters successfully obtained Distinguished Club status by meeting a combination of education, membership and administrative goals set by Toastmasters International.
Guests from numerous local Toastmasters chapters were invited to campus to share their stories and experience with their community; inspiring many of Pace University's members! Deloitte, Black Rock, PWC, and American Express were among the many companies the experienced Toastmasters members represented.
Pace Toastmasters has been working hard over the last year to increase their membership by organizing Open Houses and providing consistent and persistent communication to current and prospective members. They have kept their members engaged by holding regular general meetings and speech contests each semester. Former President, Shweni Patel won the Area Humorous Speech Contest in September 2015.