NYC's Seven-Day Forecast
There's a 100% chance it's raining events in NYC this week. Start your week with lunch with the President, meet 100+ prospective employers on Thursday, and end your week with an anime convention. Only on the NYC Campus.
Spend your days and nights on the NYC Campus this week. Here are our picks for your planners:
Monday, April 11
Lunch with the President
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | Café 101
Have you ever wanted to sit down with one of the University’s top administrators to share ideas about your academic experience and the direction at Pace? Now’s your chance! President Stephen J. Friedman invites students to join him for a brown bag lunch. Here’s how it works: You bring your lunch, the President brings the cookies, and everyone brings their voices and perspectives to an informative conversation.
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Celebrate national poetry month with readings from two accomplished and acclaimed poets, Gary Lenhart and Eileen Myles, followed by a Q&A and book signing. >>Read more
Tuesday, April 12
Dyson Dean’s Lecture Series
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Room W608, One Pace Plaza
How can you turn a liberal arts education into multiple careers? How do you move from one career to the next? Get advice about career transformations from Pace English literature alumna Amanda Grant, who has mastered it, as founder of the first national domestic adoption consulting USAdopt, principal at an asset management executive recruiting boutique, and business development consultant.
Race, Privilege, and Power: A Conversation with Tim Wise
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Student Union
Acclaimed antiracist activist, author, educator, and speaker Tim Wise reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the current political climate. >>Read more
Wednesday, April 13
Criminal Justice Career Day
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Student Union
Interested in working for the Secret Service? How about doing criminal investigation for the IRS? Meet with representatives from federal, state, municipal, and nonprofit organizations to learn more about careers in the field.
School of Performing Arts Presents Hair
7:30 p.m.| Schaeberle Studio Theater (additional dates)
Can you Hair the music? It’s coming from Schaeberle. Claude, Berger, and Sheila are back with the Tribe in this blast from the past, brought to you by Pace School of Performing Arts. Hippies, rejoice! >>Read more
Thursday, April 14
Spring 2016 Job and Internship Fair
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Student Union and C-Level Gym
More than 100 companies, including KPMG, IBM, Apple, NYC Office of the Mayor, and ION Media will be on campus recruiting Pace students for internships and full-time positions after graduation. Print out resumes and suit up, because this will be your last opportunity this semester to network with that many companies. For more info on who will be attending, click here.
9:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. | Bianco Room
After a day of suits, Pace’s Caribbean Student Association (CSA) knows exactly what you need: PJs. Slip out of those painful shoes and into some bunny slippers as CSA hosts their annual Pajama Party.
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Friday, April 15
Dyson Day Conference 2016
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. | Student Union
This year’s Dyson Day will focus on fostering integrative learning and research initiatives, featuring a keynote address by Kathy Wolfe, the vice president of the Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons at American Colleges and Associations (AAC&U), on “Integrative Learning: Some Principles and Practices”; discussions on research initiatives, scholarship accomplishments, and collaborative future opportunities; and much more. >>Read more
A Night of Noise
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Courtyard and Bianco Room
National Day of Silence is going to end with some noise. Join the LGBTQA and Social Justice Center in the Courtyard at the unveiling of a campus-wide art installation on bullying, followed by the chance to break it. Then, proceed to the Bianco Room, where guest speakers and renowned activists CeCe McDonald and Joshua Allen will be share their experiences and efforts to bring unity and respect to the LGBTQ community. McDonald, a trans African American woman, survived a violent, racist, and transphobic attack, served time in a men’s prison in Minnesota, and is the focus of the documentary film FREE CeCe!, produced by Orange Is the New Black’s Laverne Cox. To reserve your tickets, click here.
Saturday, April 16
Hands on New York Day
8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Help make NYC cleaner and greener! Part of the city-wide New York Cares Day Spring, Hands on New York Day is full of exciting volunteer projects directed towards improving our community. Roll up your sleeves and join more than 85 Pace volunteers to garden, weed, paint, and more. By the end of the day, more than 70 parks, community gardens, and green spaces across the five boroughs will be spruced up and ready for the arrival of summer. Lunch will be provided. Spots are limited for this popular event, so sign up today.
11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza
An anime, comics, and gaming convention is coming to Pace and it’s run entirely by Pace students and alumni! Qirin Con is a free, one-day con that will feature interactive and discussion-based workshops on the art, craft, and enjoyment of anime and gaming culture, plus guest speakers on how to develop professional skills for anime- and gaming-related careers. Qirin Con will also include a gaming tournament, a cosplay contest, a small marketplace, and special entertainment provided by NY Jedi stage combat and the Triforce Quartet. Register at http://qirincon2016.eventbrite.com and e-mail questions to email@example.com. This annual event is produced by Dyson College's Anime Comics Entertainment (ACE) House.
Sunday, April 17
Take it easy during the day Pace students, because it’s been a long week.
7:30 p.m. | Schimmel Theater
This critically acclaimed, quirky quartet is known for their passionate virtuosity, instrumental acrobatics, charm, and a great sense of fun. Their work is a delightful combination of classical music: tango, chansons, folk, and film soundtrack presented in a cabaret aesthetic of artistic sketches, all performed with an effortless flair and disarming self-irony. Click here for ticket information.
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