Justice Events

Event Name

Event Date

Event Time

Event Location

Event Description

Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs Welcome Reception

September 9

12:00 PM

Commuter Lounge

This reception will be a general welcome from the Office of Multicultural Affairs to the Pace students.  Food will be provided and information on cultural student organizations and opportunities for involvement in the office will be shared.

 

Everyday Justice

September 24

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Pace Perk

In this discussion-oriented workshop facilitated by English professor Dr. Jane Collins, we will explore the ways our daily personal consumption- of food, of goods, of media, of music and entertainment--might be connected with the larger world. We will ask ourselves if small, conscious changes on an everyday level can lead to a more just and happy world.

 

Social Justice Fair

September 30

12:20 PM-1:15 PM

Gottesman Patio

The Social Justice Fair will be an opportunity for Student Organizations, faculty offices, and invited outside guest to show case, bring awareness to , and spark dialogue on a specific topic concerning social justice to the Pace PLV Campus; utilizing mediums such as visual aids, ice breakers, hand outs, and relevant practical research. 

 

Green Chimneys

September 21

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Off Campus

Help Green Chimneys set up for their Fall Festival!  Green Chimneys operates a residential treatment center and special education school for children with behavioral, social, educational, and emotional challenges, located within a beautiful nature reserve and farm.  Registration is required.  Please contact CCARPLV@pace.edu

Study Abroad Fair

September 24

1:30-4:30 PM

Gottesman

Learn about the exciting opportunities that the Study Abroad Office has to offer.

Everyday Justice

September 24

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Pace Perk

In this discussion-oriented workshop, we will explore the ways our daily personal consumption- of food, of goods, of media, of music and entertainment--might be connected with the larger world. We will ask ourselves if small, conscious changes on an everyday level can lead to a more just and happy world.

 

SLC Lunch Buddies Back to School Party

September 25

12:10 PM-1:10 PM

Setters Lounge

Make new friends and share what you love most about being a Pace student with a new friend at Lunch Buddies! The Successful Learning Center provides collegiate-based learning opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.

Vox Creative Arts Series

September 25

12:30 PM

Birnbaum Room, Mortola

Shane McCrae will read from his new collection poetry Blood. Wednesday, September 25th, at 12:30 (common hour).  Mortola Library, Birnbaum Room and Blackboard Collaborate.

 

Vox Creative Arts Series

October 1

3:30 PM

Choate House Dining Room

Furniture Press authors, on their tour through the U.S., read from new work

How to Plan a Service Event Workshop

October 2

12:10 PM-1:10 PM

Kessel Conference Room C/D

The CCAR student staff will lead a workshop to teach other students how to successfully plan and implement community service projects.  Great for student leaders and members of organizations or Greek life.  Lunch will be provided.  Registration is required.  Please contact CCARPLV@pace.edu

For the Bible Tells Me So

October 8

9:00 PM

Butcher Suite

This entertaining documentary brilliantly reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture, and in the process reveals that Church-sanctioned anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon a significant (and often malicious) misinterpretation of the Bible. 

LGBTQA Taskforce Common Hour Conversation

October 9

12:15 PM

Kessel Well 12:15 PM

The LGBTQ Taskforce will discuss avenues and barriers related to “coming out” for students on the pace campus and within their communities.  Refreshments will be provided.

Vox Creative Arts Series

October 9

1:30 PM

Butcher Suite

Megan Burns reads from her new poetry collection Sound and Basin

Safe Zone Training

October 18

3:00 PM

Butcher Suite

Included in this training is information necessary to dispel myths and understand negative and hurtful stereotypes, and increase awareness of misinformation regarding LGBT people. In addition, this training will give participants the language and skills they need to provide support and to create environments that are safe, welcoming and inclusive.

Paint a School Day

October 19

7:30 AM-3:00 PM

Off Campus

Students from both the NYC & PLV campuses will travel to an elementary school in the Bronx to paint murals, organize classrooms, and plant flower bulbs as a part of New York Cares Day.  Registration is required.  Please contact CCARPLV@pace.edu

Make a Difference Day

October 19

Sign-In at 10:00 AM

 

Gottesman

On this day, we challenge students, faculty and staff to go into our community and lend a helping hand. Make a Difference Day is a great opportunity for students to learn how they can become part of the solution.

 

Meet the Candidates

October 21

6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Butcher Suite

Pace welcomes politicians and candidates running for local elected offices to answer questions about the issues affecting our local community.  Cosponsored by the Organization for Chinese Americans.  Snacks will be provided. 

Common Hour Conversation:  Internet Security & Privacy

October 23

12:10 PM-1:10 PM

Kessel Conference Room C/D

A Common Hour Conversation is a discussion of a current event topic with fellow students, faculty, and staff.  Today’s topic: Internet Security & Privacy, moderated by Prof. Joe Ryan.  Lunch will be provided.  Registration is required.  Please contact CCARPLV@pace.edu

Lunch Buddies Halloween Party

October 30

12:10 PM-1:10 PM

Setters Lounge

Members of the Pace community and Successful Learning Center students celebrate Halloween, creating scary masks and telling spooky stories together during Common Hour!  The Successful Learning Center provides collegiate-based learning opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.

Defining the Limits of Justice

November 4

12:15 PM

Setters Lounge

The program facilitated by SGA VP of Social Justice, Qadry Harris, will be in interactive discussion utilizing the Socratic Method encouraging 1st year students to define a Justice, deeply analize these definitions, and then critique them to make sure they are the strongest possible answers.

Vox Creative Arts Series

November 12

3:30 PM

Kessel Conference Room C/D

Matthew Klane reads from his new poetry collection Che

 

Common Hour Conversation

November 13

12:10 PM-1:10 PM

Kessel Conference Room C/D

A Common Hour Conversation is a discussion of a current event topic with fellow students, faculty, and staff.  Past topics have included the Death Penalty, Marriage Equality, Charity & Justice, and Gun Control vs. Gun Rights.  Registration is required.  Please contact CCARPLV@pace.edu

Successful Learning Center Graduation

November 19

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Setters Lounge

Pace students, faculty, and staff come together to cheer on the Successful Learning Center students and celebrate the end of another great semester.  The Successful Learning Center provides collegiate-based learning opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.

CCAR Workshop

November 19

3:25 PM-4:25 PM

Butcher Suite

The CCAR staff will lead a workshop on civic engagement skills to teach students how to be effective advocates for change.  Please contact CCARPLV@pace.edu

Internet Security, Privacy, & the NSA

November 19

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Pace Perk

A presentation by Criminal Justice professor, Dr. Joe Ryan

Bully

November 21

9:00 PM

Gottesman

This year, over 13 million American kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home, through their cell phones and on the streets of their towns, making it the most common form of violence young people in this country experience. BULLY is the first feature documentary film to show how we've all been affected by bullying, whether we've been victims, perpetrators or stood silent witness.

Vox Arts & Literary Magazine Launch Event & Featured Reading by Randall Horton

 

December 4

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Gottesman

Join us as we celebrate Vox Arts and Literary Magazine’s newest issue. The launch event includes student readings from the newest issue of Vox, prize announcements, and sharing free copies of the latest issue of Vox Arts & Literary JournalVOX Arts & Literary Magazine and the English and Modern Language Department. We are thrilled to host a featured reading with award-winning writer Randall Horton. Lunch will be served. 

 

Edenwald Holiday Decorating

December 7

10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Off Campus

Volunteers will decorate the recreational center at Edenwald for their holiday celebration.   A part of the Pleasantville Cottage School, the Edenwald Center is a residential treatment facility for children with special emotional needs.  Registration is required.  Please contact CCARPLV@pace.edu.