The Nobel Prize for Public Service
Know a student, faculty, or staff member whose community service efforts are changing Pace and/or the world? Nominate them for a Jefferson Award by October 9.
Each year, the Jefferson Awards for Public Service looks for the unsung heroes, the selfless people who make the world a better place through volunteering and community service efforts. Known as the “Nobel Prize for public service,” the awards recognize ordinary people who do extraordinary things without needing recognition. And we know there are a ton of you right here at Pace!
The Center for Community Action and Research is requesting nominations from Pace University students, faculty, and staff for this year’s Jefferson Awards for Public Service. If you or someone you know is making a difference in the community (whether they are doing it inside or outside of Pace), nominate them today.
Pace University became a Champion of the Jefferson Awards for Public Service in 2008. Nominations are solicited from the University community and finalists are selected based on their personal, sustained commitment to service, and for the model of spirit and service they provide the University community. Last year, 12 members of the Pace Community (including six students) were awarded bronze medals for their commitment to service, and Jefferson Awards Board of Directors selected Lubin Professor and longtime faculty advisor to Colleges Against Cancer Melissa Cardon, PhD, to represent the Pace winners at the national Jefferson Awards for Public Service ceremony in Washington, DC.
All members of the Pace University Community are eligible for this prestigious award. Nominate yourself or another student, staff, or faculty member through this form today! The deadline for submissions is October 9.
For more information about the Jefferson Awards, visit the CCAR website. Questions about nominating an individual for the Jefferson Awards should be directed to Heather Novak, associate director, CCAR Pleasantville, at email@example.com or (914) 773-3464; or Daniel Botting, associate director, CCAR New York City, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 346-1791.
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Class of 2023, put your paws up! As you head to campus, keep in mind these five ways to help make your Orientation experience as worthwhile as possible, which will help ensure that you’ll be ready and raring to go come move-in day.
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Get ready, #PaceU, because we’re gearing up for Tuesday, September 3, where we’ll be welcoming the Class of 2023! Stop by on either the PLV or NYC Campus for a fun and informative day celebrating a new class of Setters.
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