Senior Programs (PARC)

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About the Class

Designed for individuals 55 years or older, Pace’s Active Retirement Community (PARC) brings the most affordable programs to Pace University’s lower Manhattan campus. PARC’s innovative programs and dynamic lectures allow you the opportunity to meet new people and share your ideas and knowledge. Enjoy the natural support network that grows as you explore and learn with others of your generation.

PARC Membership Privileges Include

  • Coffee & Culture Lecture Series (see below for lectures)
  • Use of Pace University Downtown Campus Library. Subject to change depending upon COVID status.
  • Use of Pace University Downtown Computer Lab (PARC ID Card required). Subject to change depending upon COVID status.
  • Intergenerational technology assistance

PARC Coffee and Culture Lecture Series

Be a part of this exciting lecture series! PARC invites our distinguished professors to participate in thought-provoking discussions and debates. Lectures are held 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. in person ( subject to change based on COVID status).

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October 2022 Lecture

Aba Yala: Structural Origins, 2022 New York Latin American Art Triennial Exhibition

Join Pace University's Art Gallery Director and Clinical Assistant Professor Sarah Cunningham on a guided walking tour and discussion of a portion of the New York Latin American Art Triennial, which is dedicated to organizing exhibitions throughout New York City to promote Latin American culture​ and artists.

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Pace University Art Gallery
41 Park Row
1st floor, Spruce Street entrance
New York, NY 10038

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December 2022 Lecture

While You're Away: Love Songs of World War II
A Concert Lecture Performed by Prof. Diane Cypkin, PhD

Take an hour’s sentimental journey where, without costumes or props, Diane Cypkin will transport you to the time of the Greatest Generation. By combining her performing and teaching artistry, Dr. Cypkin skillfully tells the stories of the love songs of World War II in a way that is both entertaining and educational.

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Time: 2:00p.m.–3:00 p.m.
41 Park Row
The Dezer Den, Spruce Street entrance
New York, NY 10038

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