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Jewish News Syndicate featured Pace's NYC Student Government in "Pace University student government adopts universal definition of anti-Semitism"

10/30/2020

Jewish News Syndicate featured Pace's NYC Student Government in "Pace University student government adopts universal definition of anti-Semitism"

The student government at Pace University in New York City adopted the widely accepted International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism on Wednesday.

The resolution, obtained by JNS, was introduced by Eden Litvin, a student at the school and president of its chapter of Students Supporting Israel (SSI), and co-signed by SSI, the university’s Hillel and the Israeli-American Council Mishelanu campus network.

It states that the student government “was created as a forum for students to voice their opinions on issues presented” by the administration, faculty and student body. Moreover, Pace University “aims to create and sustain a living-learning community that embraces diversity in all its forms, challenges habits and assumptions underlying the structures of power, privilege and injustice, and works to ensure that we are inclusive, welcoming and empowering to all our members.”

The resolution goes on to say that “Jewish students constitute an important part of the broader Pace University community, yet remain distinguishable from the majority by common ethnic, religious and cultural characteristics,” and that the university’s Jewish community is “a distinct and significant cultural community within the university, which Pace University is charter-bound to support, protect and defend.​”

Read the full Jewish News Syndicate article.

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"News12" featured Pace University's all female student body government in "Pace University students discuss importance of more women in leadership roles"

02/06/2019

"News12" featured Pace University's all female student body government in "Pace University students discuss importance of more women in leadership roles"

More woman are taking leadership roles in the U.S., and the change is happening locally at Pace University as well.

News 12 sat down with students at Pace University's Pleasantville campus who were elected to the first all-female student government.

Student government advisor Shawn Livingston says the group brings a different perspective.

"They are constantly navigating the collegiate system to find ways to make it more efficient to shine,” says Livingston.

The students say it’s important to have more women step into leadership roles, and that diversity matters.

Watch the News12 clip.

News12 Nadia Galindo's tweet.

https://twitter.com/NadiaGalindoTV/status/1092930989096136704