10 Things to Inspire You

Rocking Radio City

Can’t pick out the Pace Radio City Rockettes from the photo on our opener? Meet (back row, from left) Elizabeth DuPont ’18, Maile Makaafi ’19, Kathleen Laituri ’18, and Emily King ’19, all who made the cut from some 400 who auditioned down to 80. Another three Pace students and alumni also had roles in the iconic show.

The Power of 1,000+ Students

For more than a decade, Pace has partnered with AHRC NYC, an organization helping people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, on critical service-learning projects. To date, more than 1,025 Pace students have partnered with AHRC NYC individuals to create a custom website highlighting their talents, skills, and interests.

Prepping Young Black Men for College

Pace is proud to partner with One Hundred Black Men of NYC to host the annual Junior 100/Pathways to Success program, a 16-week, on-campus program that prepares high school juniors and seniors for college and career success.

Next Stop: Pace University

Pace is pulling out all the stops in its new charge to ask the MTA to include the University’s name in its signage and announcements at one of the Fulton Street subway stations. With backing from the downtown community board and a petition signed by more than 3,000+ people as of March 2019, Pace looks to join the six other NYC colleges, including NYU, Columbia, and Hunter, with station recognition. Add your name today.

Good Company

Playbill lists Pace among the top 10 most represented colleges by students and alumni on Broadway during the 2018–2019 season. Think Hamilton, The Band’s Visit, Waitress, Wicked, The Prom, and The Book of Mormon. Bravo!

#1

The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University has been ranked the number one school in the country for environmental law by U.S. News & World Report.

First-Gen First

Latino U College Access, which helps first-generation Latino students achieve their goals, honored Pace with its Founder’s Award in recognition of the University’s support for first-generation college students in Westchester County. Latino U’s founder, Shirley Acevedo Buontempo, is a Pace double alumna.

500+

hats, blankets, and sweaters were knitted by Pace students, faculty, and staff and donated to Bellevue Hospital’s pediatric unit this winter.

Combatting Hunger in Westchester

Together with Feeding Westchester, Pace launched a mobile food pantry program last fall, providing nourishing food that’s free or affordable to the Pace and local community.

“A disability is an ability because it gives you the opportunity to prove people wrong.”

In The Forward, Daniella Harris ’21 shared how her hearing loss and people’s lowered expectations inspired her to work even harder. As one of 28 Ruderman Inclusion Ambassadors on campuses across the US, Harris is working to implement programs that involve students with disabilities in campus Jewish life.