Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Pace University students dining. Photo taken in the 1940's


Is that fine China? And suits and ties? Freshmen lunch looked a bit different in the 1940s on Pace University’s NYC Campus.
Pace University President Marvin Krislov with students on the NYC campus.

President’s Letter

By Marvin Krislov At Pace University, we’re always focused on the future. That’s what this institution has always been about: preparing our smart, ambitious students to build thriving careers and become the next generation of innovators and leaders. That’s why this issue of Pace Magazine is all about how we’re moving our University forward to even better prepare students and graduates for a lifetime of success. One of our feature stories is a roundtable conversation in which our new provost, Vanya Quiñones, PhD...
Pace University Provost, Vanya Quiñones, PHD walking her dog, Kiwi

A Day in the Life of the Provost

Provost Vanya Quiñones, PhD, is new to Pace, but she’s already making waves. 4:00 a.m. Alarm goes off at home in White Plains. Time to wake up and do yoga.4:15 a.m. The dog needs to go out. Let’s go, Kiwi.4:35 a.m. Water plants. Check. Drink coffee. Double check. Feed my fish, dog, and iguana. Check times 10.5:00 a.m. Drive to the gym to work out.6:30 a.m. Go home and get ready for work.8:01 a.m. Metro North to Pace University. Sitting with my BFFs.9:00 a.m. Provost’s Office team meetings. They...
Decorated commencement cap of NYC Pace Student

Hats Off

From wise words to family thank-yous, the Pace Class of 2018 pulled out all the stops when decorating their mortar boards. Their creativity illuminated each ceremony in a sea of sparkles, gems, bright colors, and emotions. We’re so proud to congratulate the Class of 2018. Keep the ideas coming!
Illustration of John Oliver, Ice-T, Mariska Hargitay, Jim Gaffigan

Film-iliar Locations

There’s something pretty special about watching a movie or TV show and seeing a familiar location. Sometimes we even point at the screen and shout “I love that restaurant” or “I know that block.” Our Pace Community is no stranger to this feeling. Inside the Actors Studio is filmed right in Pace’s Schimmel Center, and brings the hottest stars to our campus—and students have been known to accidentally walk onto the set of their favorite show or spot their favorite SVU star (we’re talking to you,...
plastic straws

No Plastic for Pace Law

Pace’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law has reached a verdict on plastics: they’re out. This summer, the Law School announced that it will make its White Plains Campus one of the greenest in the region, eliminating most use of plastic in its cafeteria and other areas of campus, replacing plastic straws with paper, switching to china and metal flatware, and eliminating singleuse plastic water bottles. “For decades, the Elisabeth Haub School of Law has been a pioneer in the field of environmental law...

10 Things to Inspire You

Our Fulbright(est) “I’m overjoyed and still surprised that I got a Fulbright,” said Kelsey Parker ’18. “I came to Pace from a tiny town in West Virginia, a state with the lowest education attainment levels in the US, so even graduating was a huge accomplishment.” After graduation, the Fulbright Award recipient packed her bags for Zambia, where she’s studying the soil ecology of copper mining sites. Humanity In Action Terrie Soule ’19, who worked alongside professors on disarmament work as an...
These five new programs join the 165+ undergraduate, graduate, and combined degree programs available at Pace.

Ahead of the Pace

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs is the hallmark of a Pace education. As part of this commitment, Pace launched several programs to reflect present and future market demands. College Of Health Professions The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of speech-language pathologists to grow 18 percent from 2016 to 2026. Designed to meet this demand, the MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders and BA in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology will prepare effective speech-...

Setter Support

Athletes are only as strong as the teams that stand alongside them. And there’s a brand new team in town, ready to make the Pace Setters soar to new heights: The Pace Athletics Alumni Board. Created to serve as a leadership group for the Setters Club, the inaugural Pace Athletics Alumni Board is composed of alumni and parents committed to enhancing the experience of nearly 500 varsity athletes and helping them excel in the classroom, in competition, and in the community. The group will partner...
Michael Bohlander, Jackie Burd, Jody Hill, Robert Kranz, and Dan Mulholland at the 17th annual Hall of Fame ceremony

Claim to Fame

Pace Athletics celebrated another class of sports superstars at its 17th annual Hall of Fame ceremony. The class of 2018 inductees were Michael Bohlander ’02 (Baseball), Jackie Burd ’05 (Softball), Jody Hill ’94 (Women’s Basketball), Robert Kranz ’68 (Men’s Basketball), and Dan Mulholland (Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach 1983–1999, Men’s Lacrosse Volunteer Assistant Coach 2014–present, and Assistant Football Coach 1984–1993). Additionally, the 1999 Men’s Lacrosse team—led by Mulholland—was honored as...


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