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Let's Get WOWed (NYC)

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Weeks of Welcome continues in NYC with socials for vets, commuters, and transfer students; bubble soccer; Broadway shows; comedians; and so much more.

Monday, September 11

Meet the Greeks
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Thinking about going Greek? Learn all about Pace’s sororities and fraternities, and the advantages to joining some of the most expansive student and alumni networks across the globe.

9/11 Memorial Vigil
12:00 p.m. | 33 Beekman
A vigil to honor, mourn, and remember the victims of 9/11.

Tuesday, September 12

Veterans Social 
3:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Meet and network with those who have also served. For more info about veteran resources, visit

Come From Away
7:00 p.m. | Depart from 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
A remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Don’t miss this breathtaking Broadway musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff (an alumna of the Actors Studio Drama School!) and David Hein. You must register.

Wednesday, September 13

Study Abroad Fair
10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Bianco Room
Want to take your Pace education across the globe? Get the lowdown on the boundless study abroad opportunities offered at Pace, and begin planning what will likely prove to be an unforgettable semester. 

LGBTQA First Year Mixer
7:00 p.m. | SDACA Lounge, 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Join the LGBTQA and Social Justice Center for the first year welcome back mixer for LGBTQA+ students. If you are LGBTQA+ or an ally, come by for food, fun, games, and raffle prizes. This is a great opportunity to meet and make new friends on campus.

Thursday, September 14

Campus Activities Fair
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Gym
Make this the year you get involved on campus. From cultural organizations to stand-up comedy, there’s a student org or club for everyone. Come down and meet student representatives. Learn more about Pace’s clubs and orgs.

ōMA Meet and Greet
3:30 p.m. | SDACA Lounge, 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Meet the staff and students of Pace’s Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) whose mission is to provide opportunities and venues to examine, discuss, debate, collaborate and develop partnerships around themes that perpetuate (un)checked power, privilege, marginalization, and social injustices.

Upright Citizens Brigade
7:30 p.m. | Bianco Room
Head over for a night of laughter and improvisation with the famed Upright Citizens Brigade. Free pizza and snacks will be provided.

Friday, September 15

Queer Crafting
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 902
Ever see those fancy melted crayon art pieces on Pinterest? Here’s your chance to make one. Get crafty with the LGBTQA and Social Justice Center and walk away with a new piece of wall art.

Open Mic Night
7:00 p.m. | Bianco
The mic is yours on Friday night, so be sure to hit the stage. Sing a song, crack a joke, read a poem—the choice is yours.

Saturday, September 16

NYC Paces: Central Park Walk
2:00 p.m. | Meet at SDACA
Strawberry Fields. Sheep Meadow. The Carousel. You won’t want to miss out on this stroll through the park.

Monday, September 18

T-Bone Tryouts 
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | SDACA Lounge, 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Got some bite in your bark? Audition for the most coveted role on campus! To schedule an audition, please email

Out to Lunch: Discussion Group
12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 902
Come OUT and enjoy free lunch with Pace’s LGBTQA and Social Justice Center! Weekly discussion group for all about LGBTQA topics, social justice, allyship, health, international issues, intersectionality, and relationships.

Constitution Day
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m | Birnbaum Library 
Exactly 230 years ago, the US Constitution was signed. Constitution Day will feature voting registration tables, discussions on civic engagement and what it means to be a partcipatory member of our democracy and society, and last but not least, red, white, and blue cupcakes. 

Hamilton Dance Workshop
2:30 p.m. | Meet at SDACA
Don’t throw away your shot at this very special dance workshop with cast members from the hit Broadway musical, Hamilton. Reserve your space.

Tuesday, September 19

Transfer Social
3:30 p.m. | SDACA Lounge, 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
New to Pace? Head to the SDACA Lounge to mix and mingle with other new transfer students.

Bubble Soccer
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Gym
First we inflate the bubbles, then you climb inside. Kick off the semester with a friendly game of bubble soccer. Do it for the Vine...oh, wait—Vine isn’t a thing anymore...Do it for the snap!

6:30 p.m. | Meet at SDACA
Broadway meets Bolsheviks as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past in this gorgeous tale set at the end of the Russian Empire.. Reserve your seat today.

Wednesday, September 20

T-Bone Tryouts 
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | SDACA Lounge, 41 Park Row, 8th Floor

Commuter Social
3:30 p.m. | SDACA Lounge, 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
The bridge and tunnel crew gets together for a mix and mingle social.

Comedian Chris DiStefano from MTV2’s Guy Code
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Get ready to laugh your faces off with Chris DiStefano of MTV2’s hit show Guy Code. DiStefano has also been featured on MTV’s Girl Code, Failosiphy, and Money From Strangers.

Register for any and all events and contact with questions.

For more on NYC Welcome Week(s), check back next week!