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Welcome Week Heats Up (NYC)

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Baseball games, movie screenings, and giant board games come together to create a slate of welcome week events that are the real-life equivalent of fire emojis.

Monday, September 19

Commuter Social
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Whether you come to One Pace Plaza by car, train, bus, bike, or floo powder, there are many students who share the commuter experience. Meet your fellow Setters at the commuter social, share some grub, and make friends with some future train buddies.

Drag Queen Bingo w/ Vivacious
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Student Union
Who doesn’t love a good game of bingo especially when it’s paired with a world-famous drag queen? Sashay your way over to the Student Union for drag queen bingo featuring a performance by Vivacious from RuPaul’s Drag Race, drag contests including a high-heel race, and prizes from Babeland.

Braves vs. Mets
5:30 p.m. departure | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
It’s almost fall, and baseball is winding down. Head out to Citi Field and see the Mets take on the Atlanta Braves. Whether your baseball food desires be peanuts and cracker jacks or Shake Shack, Citi Field has got you covered. Reserve your tickets at www.pace.edu/tickets.

Tuesday, September 20

Spa Day
2:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Student Union
There’s still a lot of time to go until the end of the semester, but chances are you’re already stressed. It’s time to treat yo’self at the spa, and get rejuvenated for what are sure to be some action-packed months ahead.

Student Government Swearing in Ceremony
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Honor the new leaders of Pace University as they officially assume their positions in office. The swearing in ceremony that will be held in Washington in January may be a bit grander, but this one has that Setter touch.

Captain America: Civil War Movie Night
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Unwind with the stylings of Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, Sam Wilson, Natasha Romanoff, T’Challa, Scott Lang, and more with the number one grossing movie of 2016. Get out the popcorn, sit back, relax, and enjoy.

Wednesday, September 21

Giant Board Games and BBQ
11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Courtyard
You’ve probably had a growth spurt since age seven, so wouldn’t it make sense for your favorite board games to grow with you? Enjoy some burgers and adult-sized iterations of some classic childhood favorites, like Jenga and Connect Four.

Thursday, September 22

All-Gender Housing Students Mixer
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 902
If the first few weeks of school have been a whirlwind, here’s your chance to unwind and meet your fellow Setters sharing a welcome and inclusive all-gender living environment. Refreshments, snacks, and Setter pride will merge together, for what has proven to be an unbeatable combo.

Silent Disco Dance Party
7:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Courtyard
Can you hear that? Can your friend hear that? This Thursday, don’t make some noise, but bust out the dance moves for the always memorable silent disco dance party. A dance floor, some headphones, and the best non-traditional dance party to get you in the groove.

Monday, September 26

Pre-Presidential Debate Panel
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Student Union                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       As the election heats up, join faculty members in dicussing their thoughts and opinions on both Presidential candidates. 

Presidential Debate Viewing
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Courtyard
Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, it’s hard to deny that this election season has been…memorable. This debate marks the home stretch of the 2016 Presidential Race, and will put the issues in focus. Watch, stay knowledgeable, and take away what you need to make an informed decision this November. 

Tuesday, September 27

Pace Roller Skating Night
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | 5:30 p.m. departure from SDACA
A throwback to the socials of old, Pace’s roller skating night is shaping up to be quite a spectacular time. The event, overlooking the water on Brooklyn Pier #2, is free to students. Get your roller skating on, reserve your tickets, and make some memories.

Wednesday, September 28

Early Recruitment Fair
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Gym
Dreaming of the perfect summer internship or landing a job before you graduate? Come to the Early Recruitment Fair to meet with employers hiring for a variety of positions including leadership programs, management training programs, rotational programs, and diversity/multicultural initiatives. This event is open to all students and will feature more than 30 different companies and businesses. 

Finding Dory Movie Night
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Courtyard
If you haven’t seen Finding Dory, the follow-up to childhood favorite Finding Nemo, boy do we have a treat for you. Finding Dory will be featured for all Pace students in the Courtyard, reminding you that when the going gets tough, to just keep swimming.

Thursday, September 29

Spirit Ambassadors #PaceThursdays Spirit Party
3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th floor
The wonderful universe in which Welcome Week events live will be coming to a close. Celebrate the conclusion of a glorious month of events in style, with a spirit party hosted by those who do it best. In celebration of #PaceThursdays, remember to hashtag the fun!

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