This Week in NYC
April is buzzing with spring events! From parties and film screenings to test prep and diversity discussions, there’s something for everyone.
Monday, April 17
Brown Bag Lunch Seminar featuring Lijun He
12:10 p.m. | Birnbaum Library Fishbowl
Join the Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship for a Brown Bag Lunch Research Seminar featuring Dyson professor Lijun He. He will present her funded research “From Grants to Investment: Exploring Philanthropic Foundation’s Motivation and Managerial Model of Strategic Change from Grant-making to Impact Investing.” The paper has two main objectives: to identify the motivation and enabling environment for such strategic change, and to analyze the issues and changes of the managerial model when evolving from traditional grant-making to impact investing. Please contact the Wilson Center for any additional information at email@example.com.
Defending our Dreams: Activists, Allies, and Immigration Justice in the Trump Era
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W614
Learn about the impact this administration is having on immigrant communities. Join speakers Antonio Alarcón, the youth organizer for Make the Road New York; Nisrin Elamin, a staff member of African Communities Together; and Albert Saint Jean, an organizer for the Black Alliance for Just Immigration, as they lead the discussion and talk solutions.
Tuesday, April 18
Spring Fest with the Stars
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Student Union and Courtyard
Celebrate spring with the stars! P.A.C.E. Board is back with their annual Spring Fest, except this time they're holding it Hollywood style! Come out for food trucks, music, giveaways, games, and much more as part of #SpringFestHollywood.
Beta Alpha Psi Baker Tilly Lecture
3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W613
Jumpstart your career in accounting by attending the Baker Tilly lecture. Meet with representatives from one of the leading accounting firms and practice your networking skills to get your foot in the door.
Wednesday, April 19
Harvard Business School Summer Program Information Session
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W606
Have you ever thought about pursuing your MBA? The Harvard Business School Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) could make that a reality. Come down and learn about the week-long summer course taught by Harvard Business School professors. Spend a week living on campus immersed in the program, analyzing business case studies and debate management issues.
Adecco Staffing Agency
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Learn about the amazing career opportunities at one of the top staffing agencies in the city, Adecco. ALPFA invites all students to think about their future and what they would do if given the opportunity to be CEO for one month.
The Housing Ball
8:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. | Student Union
Who says you have to be rich to attend a lavish masquerade ball? Join your classmates for a night of refreshments, dancing, and mystery. Masks will be provided and awards will be given out at the end of the night. All those in attendance will receive two housing perks.
Thursday, April 20
ΣΔΤ Your Way through NYC
3:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza Gym
ΣΔΤ Your Way through NYC is back and better than ever! This year, the sisters of Sigma Delta Tau will provide food from all over the city—Rosella's, Eataly, Cowgirl Seahorse, Melt Shop, Jersey Mike's, and much more. As always, the event will be focused on raising money for Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA), their national philanthropy. This year's event will include an all you can eat buffet, raffle baskets, and live music from Pace students and special guests. Buy a ticket or donate here! Cost is $5 per plate or $10 for unlimited. Tickets will also be sold at the door on the day of the event.
The Human Scale Screening
3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W514
April is Earth Month and Pace is screening another film as part of our environmentally conscious film series. Danish filmmaker Andreas Dalsgaard explores the mental and environmental ramifications of overpopulation in urban cities in his documentary The Human Scale.
P.A.C.E. Board and POP TV First Annual Film Festival
4:00 p.m. | Location TBD
POP TV and P.A.C.E. Board are proud to bring you their first annual film festival. Refreshments will be served and prizes will be given out to winning filmmakers. Get a sneak peek at the indie film scene on our campus.
Diversity and Inclusion Discussion
4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | Civic Lecture Hall North, 2nd Floor
The Human Resources and Talent Management Club invite all students to an informative lecture on diversity. Learn how to be a proper ally by never excluding anyone. Diversity + discussion = inclusion.
Friday, April 21
Caribbean Student Association Wild 'n Out
7:30 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W614
Are you ready for a fresh take on improv comedy? The Caribbean Student Association presents Wild 'n Out, an improv show in the style of the classic namesake MTV show. These students are ready to put a Caribbean-style spin on all the classic improv games you know and love.
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Tribeca Three Sixty
Put on your fancy clothes and your dancing shoes! It's time for Pace's annual Spring Formal, a night of food, fun, and dancing at a beautiful venue. Don't wait on saving your spot! Tickets for students are $7 and $10 for guests and can be purchased at www.pace.edu/tickets.
Saturday, April 22
Hands On New York Day 2017
8:15 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Off campus; transportation provided
Join more than 50 members of the Pace Community to participate in this city-wide day of caring to help make our city a cleaner and greener place to live. NYC’s Department of Parks and Recreation is the largest land owner in the city, yet it receives less than 1% of the city’s annual budget. Inevitably, many parks and gardens go without the care they need to remain healthy and safe places to gather. But you can help make a difference! Pace's team will be volunteering to help revitalize and beautify Coffey Park in Red Hook, Brooklyn by painting fences and benches, clearing out park space to create room for a children's garden, and more. Transportation and snacks will be provided. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or for more information!
Law Society Mock LSAT
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W626
Do you dream of a future in law? If so, the Pace University Law Society Mock Trial Team and TestMasters have an event for you. They will be administering a free full-length mock LSAT under official test conditions. The test will be conducted by veteran TestMaster instructor with an LSAT score in the 99th percentile, Parker Winship. Following the test, he will go over the more challenging questions and offer tips and advice. All attendees will receive a one-week pass to the Online Resource Center, where they can continue to practice for the real LSAT.
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