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Communiversity Day 2019

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Pace University is opening its Pleasantville Campus to the community at large. We’re welcoming our friends and neighbors to join us and the harris project at our first-ever Communiversity Day on Saturday, September 28.

For more than 50 years, Pace University has been a proud member of the Westchester community. We’re setting aside a special day to welcome our friends and neighbors to our Pleasantville Campus and join us for a fun-filled day of free activities for the whole family! We are proud to be cosponsoring the harris project’s 2nd annual Co-Occurring Disorders Awareness (CODA) Walk and hosting special guests including Westchester County Executive George Latimer, New York State Senator Pete Harckham, and New York State Senator Shelley Mayer.

Schedule of Events

9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Check-in | Kessel Student Center
Registration for the harris project’s Co-Occurring Disorders Awareness (CODA) Walk begins at 10:00 a.m. outside of the Kessel Student Center.

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The harris project’s CODA Walk.

11:00 a.m.–2:30p.m.
Food trucks | Shirley Beth’s Way
Family fun activities | Alumni Quad
Join us for family friendly fun with our student organizations hosting a variety of activities including arts and crafts, carnival booths, photo opportunities, and games!

Food trucks include:

Crafty ‘Cue BBQ
Crafty ’Cue BBQ opened in May of 2014 in Mount Kisco, NY. Specializing in authentic, pit-smoked meats prepared with the traditional Southern techniques of smoking; incorporating that into a variety of flavor profiles that represent the many styles of American Barbecue.

Waffle Box Truck
Waffle Box is boxin' up a whole lotta goodness on the streets of Briarcliff Manor, NY, and we bet you can guess just what that is. Yes, it's waffles, but it's all coming out of a food truck, and here, they've reinvented that fluffy waffle for the better in a few delicious forms, both sweet and savory.

Westchester Burger Truck
Westchester Burger Truck is sharing its favorite burgers from the restaurant to the streets in style. After their popularity surged from 1 to 4 brick and mortars, Westchester Burger Co. decided to put it all on the go, in a food truck roaming the streets to serve up some seriously good eats. You'll find all your favorites here on a big menu built to satisfy.

12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. 
Drone Flying | Location TBA
Learn how to operate a mini-quadcopter with Pace Professor Pauline Mosley, PhD! Participants will be given hands on drone flight training prior to experiencing the joy of a successful indoor flight.

12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. 
Pace University Football vs. Saint Anselm | Pace Stadium
If you are one of the first 100 registrants for Communiversity Day, this event is free. 

2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Birds of Prey Demonstration | Nature Center
Pace’s master falconer James Eyring leads an unforgettable demonstration with hawks, owls, and falcons.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Meet the Animals | Nature Center
Join us for a student-led tour of the Nature Center and meet some of our resident animals—goats, pigs, sheep, chickens, and more.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Organic Vegetable Gardening | Nature Center
Visit our organic vegetable garden and meet the students and staff who care for it. Learn about some of the techniques and methods used to grow vegetables without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.

6:00 p.m.
Pace University Women's Soccer vs. Assumption | Pace Stadium
Free admission for all!

The first 300 guests to register for Communiversity Day will receive a free drawstring bag and the first 100 will receive free tickets to the football game! We will also be hosting a bingo scavenger hunt on campus to! The first 100 children to complete their bingo board and bring it to the registration table will get their own Pace university bracelet. Learn more about the harris project and Pace University’s first-ever Communiversity Day at www.pace.edu/communiversity

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