Clubs and Organizations: Cultural and Social
African Students Association at Pace (ASAP) (NYC and PLV): increases awareness about Africa, African values, beliefs, and culture. This group organizes major events for World AIDS Day, has hosted the Rip It charity fashion show, and brought New York Giants player Osi Umenyiora to campus. E-mail them at email@example.com.
Black Student Union (BSU) (NYC and PLV): promotes diversity, leadership, enhances skills, and promotes unity amongst members and the community. From soul food dinners to soul train dance competitions, it’s time for you to get on board, no matter which campus you’re on! E-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CRU (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) (PLV): provides regular opportunities to study and discuss the Bible, worship, and pray, all in a group setting. For more information on CRU events and programming, e-mail them at email@example.com. (Facebook)
Caribbean Student Association (CSA) (NYC): promotes diverse activities for the Caribbean student body. CSA fosters cultural awareness through exchanging ideas and brings awareness of current issues. From Patois classes to date auctions to their wildly popular annual CariCulture concert, you’re going to want to check CSA out. E-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chabad at Pace (PLV): promotes Jewish educational, social, cultural, and spiritual values to the Jewish student body on campus as well as all other students who show an interest. Through holiday celebrations, weekly social get-togethers, Friday night Shabbat dinners, classes, and a special crisis intervention program, the Chabad Jewish Club will offer something for everybody. E-mail them at email@example.com.
CIAO-Collegiate Italian American Organization (NYC): for the Italian-Americans of Pace, along with anyone interested in Italian culture. From Festa Italia to bake sales to Italian cinema movie nights, connect with CIAO on Facebook or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commuters and Residential Students (CARS) (PLV): designed to build community between the commuter and residential students at Pace. CARS shall ensure that they recognize the needs of commuter students and formulate methods to address those needs by working with the Pace Community; and provide educational, social, and recreational services designed to meet the needs of commuter students in accordance with the Pace University mission statement. E-mail email@example.com for more info.
Desi Heritage of Southeast Asia (DHOSA) (PLV): provides social and cultural activities for South Asian students, along with the entire Pace Community, and cultivates the rich cultural heritage of South Asia by raising awareness about the region. Find out what they’re up to on Facebook or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) (PLV Campus): provides a safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth and their straight allies and in the past has organized events for Coming Out Day, Day of Silence, and trips to the National Equality March in Washington, DC. E-mail them at email@example.com.
Generation Citizen at Pace University (NYC): a chapter of Generation Citizen, which encourages the student body to be active citizens, by giving back to local communities throughout the New York metro area. In doing so, students are encouraged to apply for a non-paid position as either a Democracy Coach or a Civic Ally. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
Hillel (NYC): dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all Jewish college students, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually, and socially. From Shabbat Extravaganzas to Israeli dancing to lectures and lunch and learns, Pace Hillel has the events to fill up your calendar this semester. Check them out on Facebook.
International Student Club (NYC): helps to create a feeling of world fellowship by assisting one another to better understand each others’ cultures. The International Student Club is open to all students and often hosts field trips, soccer matches, movie nights, and more. E-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lavender Ladies (NYC): an environment where women identified people who love women identified people feel safe and supported by their peers. This organization seeks to bring visibility to queer women on campus and inspire pride among women at Pace who may otherwise feel isolated from their peer group.
Muslim Student Association (NYC and PLV): serves as a uniting forum for Muslim students from diverse backgrounds. In the past, students have participated in lectures, short films and discussions, and more.
Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) (PLV): represents the Latino/a community and shares Latin culture with the Pace Community. Their most popular event, the Casablanca All-White Party, usually kicks off the fall semester! E-mail them at email@example.com.
Pace Stonewall Coalition (NYC): encourages students to come together to stop hate by sharing differences, voicing difficulties, spreading gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender awareness, as well as awareness of diversity not only of sexual orientation, but of race, gender, class, and culture. In the past, the group has participated in the New York AIDS Walk, Day of Silence, LGBTQA Fair, workshops, lectures, and more. E-mail Stonewall at PaceNYCStonewall@gmail.com or follow them on Twitter.
SAMOSA (South Asian Multi Oriented Students Association) (NYC): From game nights to Eid and Diwali dinners to their annual culture show, SAMOSA is the recipe for fun.
SABOR Latino (NYC): promotes Latino culture through their very own dance team. SABOR is more than just flavor. It stands for Sabiduria. Amistad. Bondad. Orgullo. Respeto. E-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shakti Dance Team (NYC): represents talent and artistic minds that have been molded together into one unified masterpiece. From hip hop to Bollywood to classical, the Shakti Dance Team is bringing their moves all over both campuses and beyond, with performances at other universities and invitationals. To see them in action, click here.
Student Veterans of America (NYC and PLV): is dedicated to meeting the needs of the veteran student population at Pace. Veteran students meet to discuss events, challenges and successes at Pace, and work to affect change.
Students of Caribbean Awareness (SOCA) (PLV): promotes Caribbean awareness by engaging in social, cultural, and educational events. From Caribbean Jeopardy! to fashion shows to their famous Rep Yuh Flag party, SOCA is heating up the Westchester Campus. E-mail them at email@example.com. (Facebook)
United Chinese Student Association (UCSA) (NYC): promotes and supports diversity in the Pace Community and interest in Chinese culture and heritage. In the past UCSA has hosted events including Pace Inter-Collegiate Karaoke (PICK), bubble tea socials, movie and game nights, and more. Visit their website for more info or join them on Facebook.
Vegetarian Society (NYC): seeks to make the world a better place for people, animals, and the earth. It’s more than just Meatless Mondays! Learn more by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or follow them on Twitter.
Voices of International Students Association (VISA) (PLV): gathers both international and American students who are interested in becoming better culturally aware and provides members with a support group that will enable each individual to grow. To become an engaged citizen of the world, e-mail email@example.com or find VISA on Facebook.