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November 2016

#GivingTuesday - NOVEMBER 29, 2016!

Last year, at the close of this one-day giving campaign, Pace raised over $100,000. We hope to far surpass last year’s success this November, and we need your help. Sign up to be Social Media Ambassadors and spread the word. What does that mean? Tweet, follow, like, share - it’s that easy! Contact for more details.

Register today for the Annual Alumni Holiday Party!

We’re excited to return to Naples 45 on Wednesday, December 7 to ring in the holiday season. At your request, we’ve extended the festivities for an extra hour, from 6PM – 9PM! Register by December 2 for discounted pricing.
>> Register here

Nominations are open!

Nominations from Pace University alumni for the 2017 Homer and Charles Pace Faculty Award are now open! Deadline for submissions is Friday, November 18, 2016. Vote today at

Encore Program Featured in Forbes

Joan Tucker, Program Director of Pace’s Encore Transition program, is featured in a Forbes article entitled “Wanted: More College Class to Launch an Encore Career.” You can learn more about Encore and the next series of workshops HERE.


Last month, Pace students from New York and Pleasantville came together to express their gratitude to alumni and friend supporters of Pace. This annual event educates students on the power of philanthropy while showing appreciation to those who provide meaningful support to their education.
>> View photos

Pace Veteran Visits WWII Museum

World War II veteran Arthur Grabiner '50 and his son, Doug, were invited to tour the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA, in October. Doug called the trip “a fabulously-enriching father-son experience."
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Pace’s ASPIRE program is seeking volunteers to handwrite congratulatory notes to newly admitted Spring 2016 students. While Pace is the first choice for some admitted students, others are still undecided, and outreach from alumni can be influential.
>> Volunteer here

Donor of the Day

Jack McCormack '88 realized early on that getting his MBA would be a major boost to his career.
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PaceSetter NEWS AND CLass notes

Liz Whalen '06

Photo courtesy of Liz Whelan

John Drain '86

Photo courtesy of Hearst Communications

José Luis Castro '88

Photo courtesy of International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Lisa DeRienzo '09

Photo courtesy of Westfair Communications

Share your news with us! Register for the Pace Alumni Network and submit a ClassNote online.

11/04: Primary Health Care Conference
11/30: 2016 Celebrate Lubin!

photo gallery

The Pace community celebrated Westchester Homecoming from
October 6-9, 2016.
View Homecoming photos.

Alumni Spotlight

David Berry '82: An award-winning CIO and veteran gives back.
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Did you know ... ?

Pace was once again selected by G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School for 2016, an honor awarded to only 20% of all colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide. We are firmly committed to assisting veterans in pursuing higher education, and thank all of our veterans for their service.
>> Learn more about our commitment to veterans

Career Corner

Are you considering a position at a new company? Marilyn Kaufman from Pace Career Services has some tips for you.
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Support Pace


join us at our annual Basketball tip-off dinner!


Join us as at Trattoria 160 in Pleasantville on November 5 as we celebrate the start of the upcoming season while also recognizing the history of Pace men’s basketball. This year’s dinner will feature a special recognition of players from the Knickerbocker Conference (pre-1978).
>> Register online


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