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Upcoming and Recent Events

Recent Events

September 30, 2021 - Learning Outcomes Reception

Join us for our annual Learning Outcomes Reception and hear from our summer 2021 Wilson Center Interns as they present their learning outcomes of their respective summer internships at nonprofits and social enterprises. The event will be held during common hour, 3:20 p.m.–4:30 p.m. in the Zannino Conference Room located in the Student Center at One Pace Plaza.

September 2, 2021 - Live From the Field

Join us on Thursday, September 2 at 2:00 p.m. for a virtual tour of the River Project Wetlab at @hudsonriverpark. Our Wilson Center funded intern, Zoe Kim’ 21, will be leading the tour where she has been the Environmental Education Intern this summer. Join the virtual tour which will be streaming LIVE on HRPK’s Instagram account.

August 22, 2021 - Wilson Center Faculty Fellowship 2021-2022 Application Deadline

Wilson Center Faculty Fellowship 2021-2022 Application Deadline, for additional information please visit our website.

July 22, 2021 - Wilson Center Faculty Fellowship Information Session

A virtual session held to provide prospective faculty applicants with guidance and information regarding the fellowship as well as the application and double-blind review process. Email us at wilsoncenter@pace.edu to attend.

July 21, 2021 - Centering Racial Equity in Measurement and Evaluation

Join us in connecting with Measure4Change on Wednesday, July 21, for a virtual event featuring experts from the nonprofit sector centering racial equity and inclusion (REI) in their organizations’ measurement and evaluation processes. Guest panelists will share their insights, challenges, and strategies for integrating both performance measurement and REI in nonprofits.

May 10, 2021 - Faculty Steering Committee Meeting

Convening up to two times each year, the committee provides guidance for the Center’s research agenda and helps identify and engage faculty from across Pace whose research works to address immediate issues facing nonprofits, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and social enterprises.

May 3-7, 2021 - The 19th Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit

As a long-standing partner of the United Way of Westchester and Putnam and a co-sponsor of the annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit, the Wilson Center is thrilled to invite you to join the upcoming virtual UWWP Nonprofit Leadership Summit running from May 3–7, for free! The program will feature a daily keynote speaker, breakout sessions of panels and workshops, and networking opportunities. We hope you can join us for this annual event which attracts more than 700 nonprofit leaders and employees throughout the region, a number of which are Pace alumni working in the nonprofit sector.

March 31, 2021 - Wilson Ctr. Funded Summer Internship Program Application Deadline

Each year, the Wilson Center's Funded Summer Internship Program funds up to 15 internships at unique and innovative nonprofits and social enterprises in the New York City metro area, all full-time pace students graduating in December 2021 or later are eligible to apply via Handshake, visit our website to learn more.

February 23, 2021 - SOROS Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Join us Tuesday, February 23 for a virtual film screening followed by a panel event discussing the renowned activist and film, SOROS. The virtual panel discussion at 12:30 p.m. will feature Director Jesse Dylan and Producer Priscilla Cohen to further discuss the film, life and impact of billionaire activist, George Soros.

November 20, 2019 - Crisis at the Border: Activism and Professions for Creating Change

Join us for this insightful panel discussion held in Lecture Hall West beginning at 1:40 p.m. This timely event in partnership with the Center for Community Action and Research and the Political Science department, will provide students with an opportunity to learn more about the challenges and obstacles meeting immigrants at the border while providing them with tools and resources as well as career paths that can create change towards more civil and humane immigration policies.

October 16, 2019 - Health Care Access Panel

A discussion presented by Eric Kombey, Wilson Center's Community Solutions Fellow through the U.S. Department of State in partnership with the College of Health Professions. The discussion will begin at 2:20 p.m. and will be held in the David Packer Lecture Hall in Wilcox Hall on the Pleasantville Campus.

October 10, 2019 - A Conversation with Eric Kombey: Creating Community Impact in Cameroon

Join us to learn more about the efforts made by our Community Solutions Fellow, Eric Kombey as he strives to create community impact in his home country of Cameroon. The discussion will be held on the 16th floor at 163 William Street during common hour. The event is co-sponsored by the College of Health Professions and hosted by Pace International.

September 23, 2019 - Alumni Panel: Careers in Government and Advocacy

Join us for for this panel discussion co-sponsored by the Center for Community Action & Research as well as the Public Administration department. The panel will be held on the 12th floor at 163 William Street, Room 1225/1230. Panelists include Pace University’s MPA and Political Science alumni, learn more about their career paths and how you can make a difference through policy and legislation. The conversation will be moderated by Public Administration faculty member and Executive Director of the Helene and Grant Wilson Center, Dr. Rebecca Tekula, panelists include:

  • Lester Marks, 06' Associate Vice President, Nonprofits, Kasirer, LLC
  • Andrea Grenadier, 16' Advance Associate, NYC Office of the Mayor
  • Vanessa Herman, Associate Vice President, Government and Community Relations, Pace University

September 12, 2019 - Campus Activities Fair

Wilson Center tables at the Campus Activities Fair at 2:00 p.m. in the Student Center at One Pace Plaza to inform new students of it's programs, events and upcoming opportunities for engagement and internships.

September 11, 2019 - Learning Outcomes Reception

Join us for our annual Learning Outcomes Reception and hear from our summer 2019 Wilson Center Interns as they present their learning outcomes of their respective summer internships at nonprofits and social enterprises. The event will be held during common hour, 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. in the Zannino Conference Room located in the Student Center at One Pace Plaza.

July 23, 2019 - Fourth Annual Lunch & Learn Event

This annual event provides our cohort of summer funded interns with the opportunity to visit a unique nonprofit organization, Hudson River Park Friends. Wilson Center interns had the opportunity to learn about the history of Hudson River Park, the longest riverfront park in the nation. In addition to learning about the important mission of this nonprofit, students also engaged with field scientists to analyze environmental DNA collected in the Hudson River. The luncheon also allowed our student interns to meet one another, network and share their full-time work experiences in the social impact sector.

June 19, 2019 - Volunteer/Civic Engagement Opportunity

Wilson Center Staff and a small group of students volunteers at God's Lover We Deliver, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses by alleviating hunger and malnutrition.

May 2, 2019 - Sixth Annual True Partnerships Event

Our annual True Partnerships series showcases best practices in collaborations for social impact, this year's event: Best Practices in Collaborations for a Social Impact, A Conversation with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) will be held at 163 William Street, 18th floor at 5:00 p.m. Learn more about the global collaboration of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and its role in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons which later led to ICAN becoming a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017. Guest speakers include:

  • Professor Matthew Bolton, Director of the International Disarmament Institute, Associate Professor of Political Science, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
  • Seth Shelden, United Nations Liaison, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, ICAN
  • Susi Snyder, Disarmament Program Manager, PAX, President of the International Steering Group, ICAN
  • Professor Emily Welty, Associate Professor, Director of Peace and Justice Studies Program, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

April 2, 2019 - Alumni Panel: Career Paths in the Healthcare Sector

Join us for this insightful panel discussion, co-sponsored by the Public Administration department and the College of Health Professions, held in Student Center West at One Pace Plaza at 5:30 p.m. The panel includes various professionals in the healthcare sector including recent Pace alumni and will be moderated by MPA Student, Angelina Astrouskaya '20. Panelists included:

  • Andre Nelson, MPA '17, Project Manager, Division of Community & Population Health, New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Kristin Pasquarello, MPAS '08, PA-C, Administrative Director at the Heart Valve Center at St. Francis Hospital
  • Nana Young, MA, Special Assistant to the President on Strategic Initiatives, Vital Strategies

October 5, 2018 - Communication Across Borders

In partnership with the College of Health Professions, the Wilson Center's Community Solutions Fellow, Cynthia Johnson presents "Communication Across Borders" where she will discuss the importance of cultural competency and its impact in rehabilitating communities in her home country of Sierra Leone, this brown bag lunch event will be held on the Pleasantville Campus, Lienhard Hall Room L20.

October 4, 2018 - A Conversation with Cynthia Johnson: Trafficking in Sierra Leone

Join us for this informative discussion led by Cynthia Johnson, Wilson Center's Community Solutions Fellow through the U.S. Department of State. Cynthia will discuss and share her experiences of rehabilitating victims of human trafficking in her home country, Sierra Leone. Co-sponsored by the College of Health Professions and hosted by Pace International the event will be held on the 16th floor of 163 William Street.

September 12, 2018 - Learning Outcomes Reception

Join us for our annual Learning Outcomes Reception and hear from our 2018 Wilson Center Summer Interns as they present their learning outcomes of their respective summer internships at nonprofits and social enterprises. The event will be held during common hour in the 18th Floor Boardroom of One Pace Plaza.