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Welcome Events 2019 (PLV)

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A new semester means new beginnings, and on the PLV Campus, there’s always something to get involved in! Sing your heart out at karaoke, sample local cuisine, prepare to be amazed at a mind-reading magic show, and so much more.

Saturday, August 31

Welcome back, Setters! Once you get settled in your new digs (and we’ve got a few essential move-in tips for the big day), check out the schedule of events for the next few days. There will be an outdoor movie, dodgeball and kickball games, and more fun surprises as we celebrate the start of a new semester.

10:00 a.m. | Your residence hall

Get the Scoop
4:00 p.m. | Alumni Lawn

Residential Life Section Meetings
8:00 p.m. | Your residence hall

Movie on the Quad
9:30 p.m. | Alumni Lawn

Dodgeball and Kickball
9:30 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center

Sunday, September 1

Start the semester off right with DIY canvas painting, sampling all the local flavors of Pleasantville’s cuisine, winning free money at a game show, rocking out at karaoke, and so much more.

Sunday Service with Sister Susan
10:30 a.m. | Kessel Student Center, Butcher Suite

Check-in for Commuters
10:30 a.m. | Kessel Student Center, Dean’s Lounge

Commuter Social
11:00 a.m. | Kessel Student Center, Multi-Purpose Room

First-Year Free for All
1:00 p.m. | Kessel Student Center

  • >> DIY canvas painting (Multi-Purpose Room)
  • >> Video games (Boudreau Lounge)
  • >> Community service (Dean’s Suite)

Free Money Game Show
3:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room

Taste of Pleasantville
5:00 p.m. | Kessel Student Center, Setters Lounge

FIG Programming
7:00 p.m. | Your residence hall

WPAW Karaoke
8:30 p.m. | Kessel Student Center, Setters Lounge

Monday, September 2

Summer might be (nearly) over, but not for us on the PLV Campus! Soak up the sun at our beach party, express yourself with tie-dye, get your mind read by a professional magician, and hit up the pièce de résistance: a silent dance party. We’ll see you there!

Class of 2023 VIP Event: Breakfast and Giveaways
10:00 a.m. | Bookstore

Fight for your FIG
11:00 a.m. | Alumni Quad

First-Generation Social
12:30 p.m. | Kessel Student Center, Multi-Purpose Room

CliftonStrengths Tie-Dye Social
2:00 p.m. | Alumni Quad

WOW Leader Meet-up and Lunch
4:00 p.m. | Setter’s Lounge

Beach Party
6:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn

Nash Fung: Magic and Mind-Reading
8:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room

Silent Dance Party
9:00 p.m. | Mortola Library

Tuesday, September 3

Center yourself with a yoga session. Burn away your stress with s’mores. Plan ahead at the student clubs and organizations fair. You’re about to embark on Fall 2019, and we’re here to make sure you have everything you need to make it a great one!

10:00 a.m. | Alumni Quad

WOW Group Meet-up: Taking Care of Business
11:00 a.m. | Your group leader will inform you of the location

Pre-Convocation: Your First College Class
2:00 p.m. | Check email for your assigned location

2:30 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center

Campus Involvement Fair
3:30 p.m. | Alumni Quad

S’mores Night and Burn Your Fears
8:00 p.m. | Alumni Hall Lawn

Thursday, September 5

Pace Athletics is back—and better than ever. Meet us for the first official game of the Fall 2019 season! We’ll be there repping our blue and gold and cheering on our intrepid Setters. Be sure to also check out our full lineup of sports games for September and October while you’re at it.

Football vs. Millersville
7:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium

Friday, September 6

Block out your Friday calendar, because it’s all-day outdoor events! Join Hillel for a BBQ, then hit up the Black Student Union’s annual block party. Hang out with awesome people, play games, and come hungry.

Shabbat BBQ
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Environmental Pavilion

BSU Block Party
7:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Alumni Lawn (Willcox Multi-Purpose Room if rainy)

Saturday, September 7

The weather’s still warm, so check out the women’s volleyball team serve up the heat before cooling off with Delta Kappa Epsilon! They’re hosting their ever-popular slip n’ slide party where you can let loose and wash your stress away.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Goldey-Beacom College
12:00 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center

Slip n’ Slide
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn

Sunday, September 8

Next up on the Pace Athletics front: our women’s soccer team faces off against the eagles of Post University as they swoop in for a game you won’t want to miss. Watch the talons and meet us there!

Women’s Soccer vs. Post University
6:30 p.m. | Pace Stadium

Monday, September 9

Start your afternoon off with a little crafting before heading outside for a rousing game of bumpin’ bubble soccer! Don’t know what that is? Ever seen people running around and knocking into each other while encased in a giant inflatable bubble? Yep. That.

Door Decors
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | Kessel Multi-Purpose Room

Bubble Soccer
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn

Tuesday, September 10

Smash cars and raise money for the Pace 4 Kids Dance Marathon, an annual event that raises money for the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. At night, the Programming Board has a spoken word performer lined up: Dave G, whose poetry is “the tumultuous product of Baptist preaching, hip hop culture, and tireless introspection.”

Car Smash
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Miller Lawn and Shirley Beth Way

Spoken Word with Dave G
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Boudreau Lounge

Stay tuned for more events and updates for PLV students!