Veteran standing in front of 1 Pace Plaza in NYC.

Veterans Appreciation Week—Current Students

Veteran Appreciation Week is November 7–12, 2022

Pace University salutes you for your bravery and service—on Veterans Day and every day. We recognize the commitment you have demonstrated to our country and are firmly committed to assisting you in advancing your career through higher education.

Join us for one or all of our events this week:

Monday, November 7

Career Services Resume Workshop
12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Virtual | Register on Handshake
Not sure how to create your Resume? In this workshop for veterans and active military, you’ll learn:

  • How to use Resume Worded to score and perfect your resume with the Score My Resume Tool
  • How to tailor your resume to the job description with the Targeted Resume Tool
  • How to optimize your LinkedIn profile with the LinkedIn Review Tool

Broadway Show: Fat Ham
6:00 p.m. | American Airlines Theater | 227 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Veterans attend for free | Reserve your free ticket

James Ijames' 2022 Pulitzer-winning play Fat Ham is headed to Broadway for a one-night-only reading from Arts in the Armed Forces in honor of Veteran's Day. Taking place at a cookout, Juicy, a queer Southern college kid, grapples with identity questions, the ghost of his father, a supernatural demand for vengeance, and the choice of breaking or continuing cycles of trauma and violence.  The reading will be followed by a Q&A.

Wednesday, November 9

Guest Speaker: Iraq Veteran LTC Mark Wilborn
12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Front Entrance | NYC Campus

Thursday, November 10

Guest Speaker: Vietnam Veteran Jim McCauley ’73, '83
3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Kessel Student Center | Westchester Campus
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Hear from veteran and Pace double alumnus Jim McCauley who had two tours as a Green Beret as an Infantry Officer in Vietnam.

Sebastian Junger: In Conversation with Pace University
6:00 p.m. | Kessel Student Center | Westchester Campus
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Join us as we speak with Sebastian Junger, the New York Times bestselling author of Freedom, Tribe, and The Perfect Storm; and co–director of the documentary film Restrepo, which was nominated for an Academy Award. A former war reporter, Junger is also the winner of a Peabody Award and the National Magazine Award for Reporting.

Military Educational Benefits Webinar
6:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m. | Virtual
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Friday, November 11

NYC Mayor's Veterans Day Breakfast
8:00 a.m. | Iron23, 29 W 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

Saturday, November 12

Veterans 5K Run/Walk
9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. | Westchester Campus
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