School Snippets: December 2018
Dyson’s Year in Review is hot off the presses! Plus a new course offering in Seidenberg, and Lubin students making great strides along their Pace Paths.
The Dyson Year in Review has been published! As the school reflects upon another successful year, read all about outstanding achievements in research, advocacy, scholarships, and more.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Kimberly Collica-Cox, PhD, was unanimously approved and confirmed to serve as a member of the Westchester County Corrections Advisory Board. The board consists of nine members with backgrounds in criminal justice who will assist the Department of Correction in improving programs and services available to inmates, as well as propose methods to reduce recidivism and enhance public safety.
Sydney Korman ‘21, Political Science, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Terrie Soule ’19, Peace and Justice Studies, delivered a statement to the United Nations General Assembly calling for greater participation of youth, women, survivors of violence and people from the 'Global South,' (Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East), in peace and security policymaking. Last year, Korman and Soule worked with professors Welty and Bolton and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.
Gerald Olvera '18 has received the Sgro Fellowship for Veterans in Media Technology from A+E Networks, a competitive, 18-month program for veterans to enter careers in media production. Olvera, who joined the US Navy just weeks before the 9/11 attacks, came to Pace after serving around the world for 11 years.
"The resources gained from this fellowship will allow me to confidently pursue my next career endeavor, becoming an editor, and eventually, a teacher," says Olvera.
Seidenberg is introducing a new course centered around innovation and design, two vital components of the ever-evolving tech space.
Starting this spring, students will have the opportunity to enroll in a new course titled “Design Thinking and Innovation,” a project-based learning course offered on both campuses.
“Innovation is something everyone seems to strive for these days,” says Seidenberg Assistant Dean Andreea Cotoranu. “Through this course, students will learn the tools that can help unlock and fuel their creative problem-solving potential, all while working together on problems that matter to them. Just like the creative process, this course experience will be messy, fun, and rewarding.”
Avery Pickard '20, is a junior in Lubin's five-year public accounting combined BBA/MBA program. His is currently interning at EY as a Financial Services Organization Launch Intern, and is the secretary of Beta Alpha Psi. Avery has participated in numerous competitions headlined by big name companies such as PwC and Deloitte, and is well on his way to future career success.
Erik Molin ’19 moved to the United States from Sweden to play soccer and go to school. He soon decided that New York City was the place to be, and transferred to Pace University. Once at Lubin, he got a business education that inspired him to get back to his start-up, Badpojken. Learn about Erik’s story as a student and business founder.
Lubin is proud to accounce a new certificate in Financial Crimes Compliance! Learn more about this certificate.
Associate Professor Kathryn Winsted, PhD, received the Barnes & Noble national LoudCloud grant to incorporate Open Educational Resources into her BUS 101 course for Spring 2019. She will receive $2,500 and Lubin will receive $1,000. Congratulations, Professor Winstead!
Seidenberg Professor Zhan Zhang, PhD, was recently awarded a $175,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue research pertaining to wearable technologies for health care workers. Zhang discusses the intersection between health and technology, upgrading health care to the "smartphone stage," and much more.
The Professor Is In: Zhan Zhang
Pace University will open all three campuses for in-person, online, and hybrid classes for the fall semester, with classes beginning in New York City, Pleasantville, and the Elisabeth Haub School of Law on Monday, August 24, 2020.
Fall 2020: Returning to Campus
All faculty and staff are invited to join a conversation about plans for resuming on-campus operations in accordance with New York State guidelines. Join us on Thursday, June 25.
Faculty and Staff Community Briefing: June 25