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Events Roundup: October 2020

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Black health matters writing session. Debunking LGBTQA+ coming out myths. Talks on voter suppression. Dating and domestic violence workshops. Love in the Time of Corona. Pace students have a lot to say. Will you join in the discussion?


Both Campuses

Let the People Decide Discussion Panel
Wednesday, October 7 | 7:00 p.m. | Register to attend the Let the People Decide event
The Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) is offering a free link to view Let the People Decide, a film that explores the history of the voting rights struggle from the 1960s to today. Watch the film separately and then tune in for a panel—including David Goodman, Clarence Jones, and Dave Dennis, who are featured in the film, and Gavin Guerra, the film’s producer—discussing the film’s major themes of voter suppression, racial injustice, and the significance of youth-led movements.

These Hands Don’t Hurt
Thursday, October 8 | On the PAASA Instagram account
Brought to you by the Peer Advocates Against Sexual Assault (PAASA) at Pace, this campaign will raise awareness about dating and domestic violence by promoting healthy behaviors. What positive thing do you use your hands for? Write it on your palm, take a photo, and tag PAASA on Instagram!

Coming Out: Debunking Myths
Friday, October 9 | 2:00 p.m. | Meeting ID: 963 2932 5468 Password: 535827
In honor of National Coming Out Day, join the LGBTQA+ Centers on both campuses for an exclusive talk featuring Pace alumni and staff who will debunk myths of coming out and share their lived experiences. You don’t want to miss this!

Our Pledge Against Oppression: Interrogating Whiteness
Tuesday, October 13 | 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Register to attend the anti-racism workshop
Join the ōMA team as they interrogate and work toward becoming anti-racist within the concept of whiteness. This is an important workshop, and one in which we can all learn from.

Deep Dives: Porn
Monday, October 19 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | PAASA Instagram Live
A discussion with PAASA about porn, OnlyFans, sex work, and how these things impact expectations we have for sex, dating, and consent.

Queer Movie Monday: Election Edition
Monday, October 19 | 8:00 p.m. | Register to attend Queer Movie Monday
This is an LGBTQA+ film viewing that will include a post-screening discussion, brought to you by CCAR, the Pace Libraries, and the LGBTQA+ Centers. All are welcome to attend and chat!

Healthy Relationships 101
Tuesday, October 20 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Meeting link will be shared on the PAASA Instagram account
Learn more about healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors with representatives from PAASA!

National Wear Purple Day
Saturday, October 24 | On the PAASAA Instagram account
Wear something purple to show solidarity with survivors of dating and/or domestic violence. Show PAASA what you’re wearing by tagging them on Instagram!

Healthy Relationships 201
Wednesday, October 28 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Meeting link will be shared on the PAASA Instagram account
Discuss and unpack social dating norms, expectations, and beliefs to better understand yourself when in a relationship.


PLV Campus Only

In-Person Profile Perfect Workshop
Tuesday, October 6
Tuesday, October 13 | 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Environmental Center Pavilion

Learn more about Handshake and how you can utilize this platform to build a profile that the employers are looking for. Maximize Handshake’s artificial intelligence to push opportunities that are of interest to you! Career Services will be handing out giveaways to each student attendee, as well as cider and seasonal treats. For more workshops and events to get you market ready, read the full Career Services roundup for October 2020.

A Walk to Remember: Danroy "DJ" Henry and a Candelight Vigil
Saturday, October 17 | 4:00 p.m. | Finnerty Field
In memory of Danroy "DJ" Henry, a candelight vigil will be held on the football field. To hear more about his story, we invite you to watch the video by the DJ Henry Dream Fund.

Black Health Matters: Expressive Writing for Wellness
Sunday, October 18 | 7:00 p.m. | Meeting ID: 986 4343 8841 Password: 510884
Curated by Faculty in Residence Jane Collins, PhD, this engaging and informative event will include faculty, staff, students, and alumni to discuss managing Black health and social justice. Please email Jane Collins if you have any questions.

Brown Bag Lunch with Provost Quiñones
Wednesday, October 21 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Register to attend the PLV Campus Brown Bag Lunch
This is a great opportunity to meet with the Provost and Interim University Dean for Students, get your questions answered, and check in with your peers. 

Think Pink
Wednesday, October 21 | 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Alumni Lawn
Think Pink is the Colleges Against Cancer annual breast cancer awareness event and fundraiser! There will be activities as well as breast cancer-themed giveaways. There will also be a raffle that every participant will be entered in.

Let’s Talk About It: LGBTQA+ Mental Health
Tuesday, October 27 | 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Pride at Pace is teaming up with the Psychology Club to bring you a special talk on LGBTQA+ mental health.


NYC Campus Only

Resume Review Party
Tuesday, October 6 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the Resume Review Party
Join RA Mae for some resume reviewing! You’ll get the chance to brush up your resume and prepare for a job or internship application in this exclusive session.

Coffee and Voting Talk
Tuesday, October 6 | 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the Coffee and Voting Talk
Join RA Sarah from the John Street residence hall with your cup of coffee and ready to talk about voting!

Let’s Talk About It: Missing Home, Adjusting to College, Making Friends
Tuesday, October 6 | 8:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the Let’s Talk About It event
This is an open discussion about the realities of transitioning to college. If you are feeling homesick, or like you’re having trouble making friends, or just want a place to chat about anything that’s on your mind, you are not alone.

Korean Family Names and Hangul Day
Wednesday, October 7 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend Hangul Day
Learn about the history of family names in Korea, and the history of Hangul, the alphabetic system used for writing the Korean language. You’ll also find out how to write your name in Korean, too!

Paint and Sip
Wednesday, October 7 | 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend Paint and Sip
Bring your favorite art supplies—and non-alcoholic beverages—to Zoom! Whether that be painting, drawing, digital design, doodling, or sculpting, and tea, coffee, water, or apple cider, you’ll create something awesome.

Learn Korean with GKTE
Thursday, October 8 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the first Learn Korean event
Thursday, October 22 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the second Learn Korean event

Join members from Global Korea Through Entertainment (GKTE) to learn beginner-level Korean!

Meet and Greet: Dean Singleton
Thursday, October 8 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | RSVP to attend the Dean Singleton meet and greet
The American Marketing Association is partnering with Lubin for a chance to meet Dean Singleton! Get to know Lubin’s brand new dean, ask questions, participate in fun activities, and socialize with other students on campus. There will be an opportunity to attend in-person as well as virtually, so be sure to sign up soon.

Love in the Time of Corona
Thursday, October 8 | 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the Love in the Time of Corona event
Learn more about safe sex and dating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Knowledge is power! Stay informed.

Pace Music Group Trivia Night
Thursday, October 8 | 9:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the PMG trivia night
The Pace Music Group (PMG) invites you to their exclusive trivia night! Join them to see just how much you know about music.

Weekly Smash Bros. Tournaments
Friday, October 9
Friday, October 16
Friday, October 23
Friday, October 30 | 3:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend one of the weekly Smash tournaments

Welcome to the Fall 2020 season of Pace Smash! They run tournaments of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate every Friday. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a new challenger, they’ve got you covered. And if tournament brackets aren’t your thing, they also have friendly side setups running, too. Join the Smash Society @ Pace’s Discord for updates!

Pretentious Press Pitch Meeting
Monday, October 12 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Pretentious Press meeting links
Pace’s student-run satirical newspaper, Pretentious Press, is looking for article pitches! Join them for an evening of witticisms and be sure to check out their past editions for inspiration.

Friends Trivia Night
Monday, October 12 | 8:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the Friends trivia night
Think you know the hit TV sitcom Friends? Think again! Your knowledge will be put to the test in this special trivia night.

BYOA&C
Thursday, October 15 | 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the BYOA&C event
Bring your own arts and crafts and come hang with RA Taliah from the Beekman residence hall for a special Zoom meet-up. It’s time to get creative!

Stress Strategies and Yoga with Shannon Haick
Friday, October 16 | 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend Stress Strategies and Yoga
Join Psi Chi for a free yoga session and stress coping strategy workshop with Shannon Haick! They will discuss how to fight stress and maintain mental health and self-care along with time for yoga at home.

Spooky Movie Night
Friday, October 16 | 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend Spooky Movie Night
Be prepared for a scare! Choose between Nightmare Before Christmas, ParaNorman, Coraline, Beetlejuice, Hocus Pocus, Halloweentown, Corpse Bride, or a spooky selection of your choice.

Brown Bag Lunch with Provost Quiñones
Monday, October 19 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Register to attend the NYC Campus Brown Bag Lunch
This is a great opportunity to meet with the Provost and Interim University Dean for Students, get your questions answered, and check in with your peers.

Final Presidential Election Debate Watch Party
Thursday, October 22 | 8:30 p.m.–11:45 p.m. | RSVP to attend the Election Debate Watch Party
Join the Political Science Society (PSS) to watch the final 2020 presidential election debate! They will have lots of food, games, and discussions.

Dinner Date: Filipino Cooking with FYI
Friday, October 23 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend the Filipino Cooking event
Grab you pots and pans, because it’s cookin’ time with Filipino Youth International (FYI). Come join them for a dinner date as they teach you how to cook popular Filipino dishes. Watch as they chef it up or follow along from home with our provided list of ingredients!

Fright Night
Friday, October 23 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | RSVP to attend Fright Night
In the spirit of Halloween season, RA Julia from Maria's Tower residence hall will be hosting a horror Netflix watch party. Get ready to get spooked!

Active Minds Presents: Yoga with Shannon
Tuesday, October 27 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | RSVP to attend Yoga with Shannon
Join Active Minds for a stress-relieving hour of yoga with Pace’s favorite instructor, Shannon Haick.

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