Summer Series 2021

July 22, 2021
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Back by popular demand, Pace faculty are inviting new and continuing students to a virtual lecture series—featuring topics like technology, language and culture, criminal justice, and so much more. These events are free and open to the Pace Community.

Why Is It Important to Learn A Foreign Language at College?

Wednesday, July 28 | 1:00 p.m. ET
Meeting ID: 964 9508 0912
Password: 273372

Professor Ying Wang, PhD, hosts an information session about the importance of taking a foreign language during college and how language skills can open doors to professional opportunities after graduation. This session will also cover the language requirements for Pace students and teach you how to succeed in language courses at Pace.

How Will Technology Affect the Way We Live, Learn, Communicate and Work

Thursday, July 29 | 1:00 p.m. ET
Meeting ID: 985 5265 6285
Password: 250164

How will technology affect the way we live, learn, communicate, and work in the future? What will life look like in 2050 when today’s students are mid- career? What skillsets will be most important for future careers? This interactive session hosted by Professor Brian Evans, EdD, will allow you to stretch your imagination and consider how current trends could affect your future.

Online Shopping and Internet Security: A Behind the Scenes Glimpse

Friday, July 30 | 1:00 p.m. ET
Meeting ID: 216 205 3416
Password: 336243

Everyone shops online nowadays, but how do we know if our online transactions are really secure? What if someone intercepts your credit card number or other personal information? Professor Shamita Dutta Gupta, PhD, gives you a behind-the-scenes look at makes our online transactions safe and how to protect yourself from identity theft.

Meet and Greet: Political Science Department

Wednesday, August 4 | 1:00 p.m. ET
Meeting ID: 939 3043 0547
Password: 922041

Are you thinking about majoring in political science? Join Professor Amy Freedman, PhD, for a meet and greet with faculty and students from the political science departments on Pace’s NYC and Pleasantville campuses. Learn more about course offerings, Pace Model UN, student orgs on campus, and research and internship opportunities in the field.

Meet and Greet: Science Programs at Pace

Thursday, August 5 | 12:00 p.m. ET
Meeting ID: 966 6479 1013
Password: 526382

Biology, chemistry, physical science. If you’re planning on majoring in one of Pace’s science programs, you’ll want to join professors Zafir Buraei, PhD, and Rita Upmacis, PhD, for this special meet and greet with students and faculty from Pace’s NYC Campus. Learn about various programs and opportunities, faculty and facilities, and more. You’ll also get to hear about what our students are doing after graduation in fields like medicine, research, and government.

Enhancing Your Criminal Justice Experience

Tuesday, August 10 | 12:00 p.m. ET
Meeting ID: 925 3354 8002
Password: 876557

If you’re planning to study criminal justice, your education will go far beyond the four walls of a classroom. Join Professor Kimberly Collica-Cox, PhD, to learn about all of the exciting opportunities available to students in Pace’s criminal justice program. Learn about our Criminal Justice Club, the honor society, course offerings, and internship opportunities. Plus, you’ll also get to hear about our jail-based services and opportunities to work with the incarcerated.

Video Game Development at Pace

Thursday, August 12 | 1:00 p.m. ET
Meeting ID: 985 7654 5317
Password: games101

Interested in video games development? Professor Carmine Guida will “speed run” making a simple platformer style game in the Unity game engine and explain the basics as he goes along. Check out this fun demo and learn about the game development courses and student clubs that are available at Pace.

All events will be hosted on Zoom. Please use the meeting ID and password to attend. See you then!

Pace Now

Faculty and Staff

The Department of Criminal Justice and Security and Westchester Department of Correction (WCDOC) joined together to complete a virtual course offering on Crime and Public Policy within the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, in which Pace students learned in conjunction with incarcerated students.


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Pace Magazine

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