March 2013

March 2013

And the winner is ...
Thank you to all of you who participated in our eConnect survey last month. The winners of the $25 gift cards are Joan D'Orsi '74, Sheila Murphy '04 and Patricia Waters '08. All participants will receive a thank you gift shortly!
Be a Class Ambassador for Reunion 2013!
Want to reconnect with your Pace classmates? Be a Reunion Class Ambassador! We're inviting alumni who are celebrating milestone anniversaries to reach out to their classmates via email, phone calls and social media and rally the troops for Reunion 2013 on June 21 at Hudson Terrace.
Save the Date for the Lavender Awards
Join the Pace Community for the LGBTQA & Social Justice Center's first annual Lavender Award Ceremony on April 24 to recognize Pace University students, staff, faculty, and alumni who have made lasting contributions to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Ally Community. To nominate someone, click here.
Alternative Spring Break in the Rockaways
Founded by Rachel Chopra '08, Organization Reaching for the Empowerment of Youth (OREY) is currently focusing its resources to provide help to those the New York/New Jersey area who were devastated by Hurricane Sandy following six trips to New Orleans.
Learn More About Careers in Criminal Justice
Pace's Criminal Justice Society presents Criminal Justice Career Day on April 3 at the Kessel Campus Center in Pleasantville from 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Meet representatives from federal, state and county agencies as well as private organizations.
PepsiCo Exec. Next Lubin Executive in Residence
Mario Mercurio
Lubin continues its Executive in Residence series this spring when Mario Mercurio, senior vice president and general manager of the Franchise Business Unit (FBU) of Pepsi-Cola North America Beverages, visits the Pleasantville campus on April 2. His lecture topic is: "The Pepsi Cola Strategy: Performance With Purpose" and will feature promotional spots from the Super Bowl, and showcase Pepsi's partnerships with Beyoncé, One Direction, Drew Brees and more.
New Degree in Education for Career Changers
Our high schools need you! Earn an MST from the School of Education's new Inclusive Adolescent Program and become a dually certified general and special education high school teacher. Learn more by attending "Opportunities in Inclusive Adolescent Education" Seminar and Open House on March 18, from 5-8 p.m. in the Butcher Suite, Kessel Student Center on the Pleasantville Campus. Reserve your space today! Call Liz Luongo at (914) 773-3829.
University Librarian Retires After 36 Years
William (Bill) Murdock, University Librarian, who served Pace for 36 years and oversaw various projects that launched the Pace University Library into the internet and digital age, retired on January 31, 2013.

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Hello, It's the Pace Annual Fund

Our spring Annual Fund initiatives are underway. With a goal of 6% alumni participation - that's nearly 7,000 alumni - every gift truly counts. So when we call in the next few weeks, we hope you’ll pick up the phone. To learn more about the impact your Annual Fund gift has contact Dawn Rigney, Executive Director for Alumni Relations and Annual Giving at

View our Calendar of Upcoming Events
Save the Date! April 23: Inside Track with President Stephen J. Friedman
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Encore Career
Panelists (pictured) discussed transitioning into encore careers with alumni and friends on January 19.

Athletics News
Athletics Hall of Fame
The Pace Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2013 will be inducted on April 12 at 6:00 pm on the White Plains Law School campus. This year's class includes Kim DePaola-Napier '89 (Softball), Brian Finnerty '72 (Baseball), Rich Middlebrook '87 (Football), Fred Oglesby '83 (Men's Basketball) and Michelle Seeley-Flannory '99 (Volleyball). Professor Nick Catalano will receive the Peter X. Finnerty Leadership Award. Register online at
Remember to save the date for the Spring Football Game on April 21 and Lacrosse Alumni Day on April 27!

Pace Spotlight
Harold Johnson, Jr. '96 channeled his passion into a successful business, Finer Touch Entertainment.

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Loves, Legacies, Legends, Leaders
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