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October 2016: HR Updates

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Yoga for Pace employees, new programs and opportunities at Staff Development Day, and an opportunity to celebrate your colleagues at this year's Employee Recognition Ceremonies!

Yoga for Faculty and Staff

Human Resources has partnered with Athletics to offer several yoga classes, free of charge in the fall semester. Mats are provided or participants can bring their own mat if they choose to. Any level of experience is welcome at any time!

Pleasantville Campus
Goldstein Fitness Center, 12:10 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 5
Wednesday, November 2
Wednesday, December 7

New York City Campus
Gym, B-Level
Every Tuesday, 12:45 p.m.–1:45 p.m.

Please note that you do not need to be a member of the Goldstein Health and Fitness Center; just bring your Pace ID to enter the building.

Staff Development Day

Friday, October 28, 2016
Sessions held from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Willcox Hall, Pleasantville Campus
Open to all Pace University staff and faculty. Programs offered in conjunction with Human Resources, ITS, Finance and Administration, Student Development and Campus Activities, Mortola Library, Center for Community Action and Research, Security, Office of Multicultural Affairs, CIGNA, and TIAA, just to name a few.

Course offerings include:

  • •    Advanced Excel
  • •    Advanced MS Outlook
  • •    Courageous Conversations on Diversity
  • •    Discovering your Strengths
  • •    Diversity and Inclusion
  • •    Global Experiential Learning Opportunities (GELOs)
  • •    Library Resources for Staff
  • •    MS Lync Demo
  • •    Time Management
  • •    Tips for Presenting Effectively and many more!

If you have any questions, please contact Julie Werkheiser at or dial x22637. To see all programs and to register, click here. You can sign up for one program or many. Register by October 21.

Wellness at Staff Development Day
In addition to the many topics that will be presented on October 28, we are happy to offer several wellness programs, including preventive health seminar—10 steps to create a lifetime of wellness; stress management and meditation workshop; healthy cooking class demonstration from Chartwells; and office ergonomics. We will also have free 10-minute chair massages and a wellness booth.

Employee Recognition Ceremonies

Save the dates for this year’s Employee Recognition Ceremonies:

Law School Campus
Thursday, November 3
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tudor Room

New York City Campus
Thursday, November 10
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Bianco Room

Pleasantville Campus
Thursday, November 17
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Gottesman Room