NYC Events Roundup: October 2019
Brush up that resume and break out your most profesh outfit, because the NYC Campus is hosting a ton of business events! Learn how to market yourself, sit in on a lecture series, grab some free coffee, and more.
How Women Rise Lecture Series
Tuesday, October 1 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room W507
Brought to you by the Women in Corporate America club, Pace alumna Christina Vricella ’05 will be visiting to share her unique expertise. She's worked at Goldman Sachs and she's currently at AXA Equitable Life, not to mention the fact that she competes nationally as an amateur ballroom dancer.
Welcome Back Party
Tuesday, October 1 | 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.| Student Center West
The greatest karaoke event of them all? The one hosted by Pace University President Marvin Krislov and Provost Vanya Quiñones. They’re welcoming back the entire Pace Community with some tasty treats, karaoke, and a whole lot of fun.
Let’s Talk About It: Mental Health in Culture
Tuesday, October 1 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room W511
Join Active Minds for a discussion about the way mental health is viewed in culture. Their organization is dedicated to breaking down barriers and working to eliminate stigma. Food and drinks will be provided!
Martial Arts Meeting
Wednesday, October 2 | 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. | Gym
Join the Martial Arts club for basic demonstrations on wraps, gloves, and stances. Anyone is welcome to join—from amateurs to professionals.
Thursday, October 3 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Lecture Hall W613
The Law Society will be hosting an LSAT workshop with the help of TestMasters! If you’re interested in or preparing to take the LSAT, here’s your chance to sit the exam.
The Smash Society: Weekly Tournaments
Friday, October 4 | 5:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room W504
Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a new challenger, the Smash Society has got you covered. Join them for their weekly Friday tournaments of Super Smash Bros. Melee and the newly released Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. And if tournament brackets aren’t your thing, they offer friendly side setups for a more relaxing experience.
Monday, October 7 | 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room Y31
Thursday, October 11 | 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room Y31
Interested in registering to vote? Wondering why it’s so important? Have questions about filling out your voter registration form? The Center for Community Action and Research is here to assist! Stop by to learn more.
Design Your Own Femme Notebook
Monday, October 7 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | 163 William Street, Room 236
Pace Women in Tech invite you to decorate notebooks with them! They work to build a community of strong ladies in the STEM field across the NYC Campus. Notebooks, art supplies, and pizza will be provided.
Urban Sound Dance Practice
Tuesday, October 8 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Student Center East
Urban Sound, a team that accepts dancers of all levels and talents, invites you to join them during their practice! They meet on Mondays and Tuesdays every week to prepare for performances. If you’ve ever thought about joining a dance team, now’s your chance.
Movie Night: Green Chemistry
Wednesday, October 9 | 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room E328
The Chemistry Club will be showing Chasing Coral, a Netflix original documentary about coral reefs disappearing at a rapid rate all over the world. Join them for a short open commentary after the film! There will be lots of food and fun.
Thursday, October 10 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Bianco Room
Co-sponsored by Career Services, the American Marketing Association will show you how to market yourself. Come dressed to impress! You’ll receive professional headshots and also a chance for your resume to be reviewed. All majors are welcome.
PwC Networking Event
Thursday, October 10 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Student Center East
Join the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) and Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) for a great opportunity to meet professionals from one of the big four accounting firms, as well as members of ALPFA and BAP. You have the potential to stay in touch with recruiters, increase your professional network, and learn more about the firm.
Math Anxiety Workshop
Friday, October 11 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room W607
Tuesday, October 15 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room E301
Feeling anxious about math class or an upcoming exam? Discover how to build your math confidence and improve your math grades at this brief and interactive workshop! This opportunity will be led by Professor of Mathematics Education Brian Evans, PhD.
Artist Lecture: Elia Alba
Friday, October 11 | 1:30 p.m. | Lecture Hall North
Through a photo transfer process, Elia Alba creates dolls with her likeness and hands of friends and family to explore history, gender, race, and transformation. Come to this exclusive workshop with a couple photos of an object, body part, etc. There are limited spots for this opportunity, so be sure to sign up outside the Art Department office door at 41 Park Row, Room 1205.
Tea and Coffee: A Conversation with Eric Kombey Thursday, October 11 | 3:25 p.m. | 163 William Street, 16th Floor Eric Kombey, a fellow of the Community Solutions Program, is focused on providing quality health accessibility in his community of Yaounde, Cameroon, where he works to improve the health and welfare of rural women and children. Join him and Pace International for a discussion about his vital work as well as his four-month fellowship.
Horizon Media Visit
Friday, October 11 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Lecture Hall North
Horizon Media, a global company in media and marketing, will be visiting to offer more information about their work as industry professionals. Join the American Marketing Association for this wonderful networking opportunity!
Opportunities at Baker Tilly
Friday, October 11 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room E329
Join the sisters of Beta Alpha Psi to learn more about career opportunities at Baker Tilly, a well-known public accounting and consulting firm.
Coffee and Confidence
Wednesday, October 16 | 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Library Lobby
Fuel up with a little free coffee! It’s courtesy of the sisters of Kappa Delta to promote confidence and give you some spring in your step before your next class.
Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Thursday, October 17 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Room W513
Co-sponsored by the Business Honors Program Advisory Board, Career Services is going over tips and tricks for creating a professional resume and cover letter. Bring your laptop! Even if you’ve never written one before, that’s okay. Start fresh or learn more about this important tool.
Thursday, October 17 | 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor, Room P810
As midterms approach, Order of Omega will provide a variety of activities to unwind and relax. Treat yourself!
Friday, October 18 | 7:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Auditions are open, so if you've got a song in your heart share it with the world. Submit your audition video via email to the folks at Setter Stage no later than Sunday, October 6, at 5:00 p.m.
Monday, October 21 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room E328
Mole Day is an unofficial chemistry holiday that stems from Avogadro’s number (6.02 x 10^23). The Chemistry Club is celebrating with themed games and plenty of food. Come win prizes and enjoy great company!
Monday, October 21 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | 163 William Street, Room 236
Brought to you by Women in Tech, this workshop will help you craft the perfect resume tailored to your skills. Come learn all the tips and tricks necessary to market yourself!
T. Howard Foundation
Wednesday, October 23 | 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Student Center West
Another wonderful networking opportunity brought to you by the American Marketing Association. Meet with representatives from the T. Howard Foundation, a well-known dedicated to advancing diversity in the media industry. Food and refreshments will be provided.
This is an ongoing list. Be sure to check back for more events throughout October 2019!
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