Pace-O-Poly: Student Clubs and Organizations

With more than 100 student organizations on our NYC, PLV, and WP campuses, there’s something for everyone to get involved in.

UPDATED 2012: VISIT WWW.PACE.EDU/PACEOPOLY FOR NEW LISTING.

With more than 100 student organizations on our NYC, PLV, and WP campuses, there’s something for everyone to get involved in. For more information on each student organization at Pace, click through below:

Business/Professional: From marketing plans to market analysis, choose from more than a dozen Pace students clubs and orgs that are getting down to business.

Media and Entertainment: Whether you’re interested in writing, reporting, TV, or concert-planning, Pace has got you covered. Now back to you, Barbara!

Performing Arts: Can you dance your tail off? Do you have the pipes to give people chills? Our performing arts student organizations are going to fill you with Glee.

Cultural/Social: From Latin flavor to rainbow pride, Pace has more than 20 cultural students organizations to choose from!

Politics and Advocacy: Change-makers in the movement to end genocide and cancer; promote HIV awareness; and save our planet.

Collegiate Interests: Whether you’re a nursing major interested in getting involved with SNAP or a crime buff interested in the Criminal Justice Society or Forensic Science Student Organization, take your interests to the next level with these student orgs.

Greek Life: If you wanna go Greek, then you’re in the right place! From the alpha to the omega, check out which sororities and fraternities are on campus.

Student Governance: SA, SGA, RHA. If you don’t know these acronyms, then you don’t know the student leaders of your University.

Law School: From sports and entertainment to politics to animal defense, we’re going to lay down the law school student orgs for you!

Clubs and Organizations: Business/Professional

From marketing plans to market analysis, choose from more than a dozen Pace students clubs and orgs that are getting down to business.

UPDATED 2012: VISIT WWW.PACE.EDU/PACEOPOLY FOR NEW LISTING.

Accounting Society (PLV): AA stress management, KPMG interview workshop, presentations, and other activities. For more information, e-mail bfarrell@pace.edu. (OrgSync)

ASCEND
(NYC): committed to advancing the finance and accounting professions in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities. (OrgSyncFacebook)

Association of Latin Professionals in Finance & Accounting (ALPFA) (NYC and PLV): brings visibility and opportunities to Latino professionals in Accounting, Finance and other related fields. The Pace chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) ranked first in the Northeast Region at last year’s KPMG accounting case competition, held last in Orlando, Florida. For more information about the chapter and its activities, e-mail ALPFAPaceChapter@gmail.com. (OrgSync NYC | OrgSync PLVFacebook)

Beta Alpha Psi (NYC): the national honors fraternity for financial information professionals. Lubin’s Iota Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi placed first in collaboration, second in leadership, and third in strategic planning at the 2014 Regional Best Practices Competition and was awarded a Gold Chapter Award for 2013. For more information about the chapter and its activities, e-mail bap@pace.edu. (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter)

Hospitality and Tourism Association (HATA) (NYC): provides opportunities for Hospitality and Tourism Management students to gain value-added educational experience beyond their course work, helping them to become future business leaders and entrepreneurs. HATA strives to enhance interaction among the Pace student body and faculty as well as with local, state, and national businesses and communities through intellectual and social programs on and off campus. For more information, e-mail cgreen@pace.edu. (OrgSync | Facebook)

INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) (NYC): a 12,000 member society representing professionals in the fields of operations research and the management sciences. For more information, e-mail INFORMS@pace.edu.

Institution for Management Accountants (IMA) (NYC): the worldwide association for accountants and financial professionals working in business. Pace’s IMA chapter connects students to professionals through exclusive networking events once every month and conference programs include prominent speakers, CPE-qualified educational sessions, workshops, and valuable networking opportunities. (OrgSync)

Interactive and Direct Marketing Lab (IDM) (NYC and PLV): functions as a student-run direct marketing agency. Students at the NYC and PLV campuses can earn credit for their work in the IDM Lab or can work as volunteers to gain experience. For more information, please contact hmarkovitz@pace.edu.

Lubin Business Association (LBA) (PLV): serves as a business resource for Pace students focusing on management, marketing, and finance. For more information, e-mail lba.pace@gmail.com. (OrgSyncFacebook)

Lubin Graduate Marketing Association (LGMA) (NYC): The Lubin School of Business’ new graduate marketing club. (OrgSync | Facebook)

Lubin Graduate Society (LGS) (NYC): provides a forum that promotes learning leadership; fosters career advancement and professional equality; invokes innovation, diversity, and creativity; and builds friendships, networks, and togetherness among graduate students. For more information, e-mail lgs@pace.edu. (Facebook)

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) (NYC): builds leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession. NABA openly welcomes students of all nationalities and majors. For more information, e-mail arabinowitz@pace.edu. (OrgSync)

Pace Advertising Club (NYC and PLV): Operating like an advertising agency, the Pace Ad Teams help students develop the skills of problem analysis, creative design of media materials, and effective presentation to a professional jury.  At the 2012 American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), known as the “Olympics of Advertising”, the NYC Advertising Team placed third in a field of eight teams. For more information about the NYC Ad Team and its activities, visit webpage.pace.edu/paceadteam or e-mail lchiagouris@pace.edu. For more information about the PLV Ad Team and its activities, e-mail pkurnit@pace.edu. (OrgSync NYC)

Pace Finance Club (NYC): promotes and strengthens student awareness of the financial markets, investment and analysis, and portfolio management, while keeping its members alert of the various career opportunities available through our continuously expanding network.

Pace Hedge Fund Club (NYC): provides students with a simulated experience of working at a money management firm. On top of networking and connecting with professional money managers, the club will run a paper trading account and continuously submit investment write ups online. (OrgSync)

Pace Investment Club (NYC): helps students interested in investments (regardless of their previous knowledge or investment experience) strengthen their understanding of how to invest for one’s future. Students will learn to analyze stocks in particular sectors, participate in a virtual stock exchange, hear from speakers, participate in debates, and more! (Facebook)

Pace University Economics Society (NYC): Are you interested in economics? Do you want to know more then your classes offer? Have you been looking for ways to reach out to Pace alumni to see what life is like after graduation? The Economics Society wants to make all this possible and more. (OrgSync)

Pace University Marketing Association (PUMA) (NYC and PLV): a collegiate organization of students who are interested in the field of marketing. PUMA provides students with the opportunity, education, and experience to differentiate themselves from the competition. At the 2013 American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, Pace students represented the New York City and Pleasantville chapters of the Pace University Marketing Association (PUMA). The teams competed against many schools from across the country, winning a total of three awards. The New York chapter won the Regional Conference Award and the award for Outstanding Chapter Planning. The Pleasantville chapter won the Outstanding Membership Award. For more information about the PUMA chapter and its activities, contact dsandler@pace.edu (NYC) or pgopalakrishna@pace.edu (PLV). (OrgSync NYC | Facebook)

Pace University Rotaract Club (NYC): focuses on the development of young adults as leaders in their communities and workplaces. Clubs around the world also take part in international service projects, in a global effort to bring peace and international understanding to the world. Affiliated with the Rotary Club of Wall Street New York, the Pace University Rotaract Chapter is involved in community service projects with the Wall Street club. (OrgSync)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) (NYC): the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. For more information, e-mail itarique@pace.edu.

Women in Corporate America (WICA) (NYC and PLV): dedicated to being future leaders of Corporate America by building inner strength, excelling professionally and academically, and helping fellow students succeed in the community. WICA creates a leadership environment, develops relationships among current members and alumni, hosts professional workshops, networks with external organizations, and is involved in community service.  (OrgSync NYC | OrgSync PLV)

For more information on professional organizations and for business-related honors societies, visit the Lubin website.

Clubs and Organizations: Media and Entertainment

Whether you’re interested in writing, reporting, TV, or concert-planning, Pace has got you covered. Now back to you, Barbara!

UPDATED 2012: VISIT WWW.PACE.EDU/PACEOPOLY FOR NEW LISTING.

Campus Newspapers

The Pace Chronicle
 (PLV): Formerly known as The Paw Print, the Westchester Campus’ award-winning newspaper gives you the latest updates and news both on and off campus. Meetings are held in the Pace Chronicle Office on the 3rd floor of Willcox Hall on Mondays at 9:00 p.m. Interested in writing or photography? E-mail pacechronicle@pace.edu for more information. (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter)

The Pace Press (NYC): Want to join the weekly student-operated NYC Campus newspaper? Send an e-mail to info@pacepress.org and let them know you’re interested in contributing. In addition to writers, the Pace Press is looking for photographers and graphic designers. Meetings are held most Mondays at 12:20 p.m. in room 902 of 41 Park Row. (OrgSyncTwitter | Facebook)

Radio Station

WPUB Radio (NYC): NYC’s radio station broadcasts 24/7 and can be heard live on their website. Interested in becoming a DJ? Shoot WPUB an e-mail at: wpubradio@gmail.com. (OrgSynclast.fm | Facebook | Twitter)

WPAW (PLV): From block parties to beats, PLV’s campus radio station is keeping you entertained via the airwaves, open mic nights, and more! E-mail wpaw@pace.edu for more information on joining. (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter | Instagram)

Yearbook

The Legend Yearbook (NYC): If you want to be legendary, then clearly you’re going to want to join the group who puts together Pace’s yearbook each year. To join, e-mail yearbook@pace.edu. To order, visit YearbookOrderCenter.com and enter order #14182 (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter)

Pace Presentia (PLV): In years past, they’ve also been known as Legend or just the Yearbook, but they redefined themselves during the 2013-2014 year. Presentia in Latin means Presence and Pace Presentia staff are committed to document, encourage, enhance, support, and showcase the unwavering presence that Pace University Pleasantville has to offer. (OrgSync)

Television

POP TV (NYC Campus): An information and entertainment outlet serving Pace students on the NYC Campus, Pace’s Official Programming (POP TV) has made it possible for Pace students interested in all aspects of television broadcasting to be involved in the following processes: production, editing, hosting, management, finances, lighting, promotions, story development, directing, sound, graphic design, communications, etc. POP TV will soon be casting for their new show Pace Life! If you are a freshman or transfer student and are interested in auditioning, visit their Facebook. E-mail poptv@pace.edu to get involved. (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter | YouTube)

Magazine

VOX (PLV): Pace’s art and literary magazine, VOX publishes students’ original fiction, poetry, prose, artwork, and photography. Vox, which is Latin for “voice”, provides a medium through which students can creatively express themselves. To learn more check out their website or e-mail them at vox@pace.edu. (OrgSyncFacebook)

Aphros Literary Magazine (NYC):  A collection of poetry, prose, artwork, and photography submitted by Pace students, faculty, staff and alumni and run by Pace students, Aphros has been around for more than 50 years. E-mail them at Aphrosmag@gmail.com. (OrgSyncFacebook)

Entertainment

P.A.C.E Board (NYC): “Infamous for planning the most brag-worthy events, having the most innovative and effective promotions, and generating the largest event turnout of any student organization in NYC, P.A.C.E Board is the premier student organization at Pace University.” That’s their words, but who are we to argue? In the past, they’ve brought you some of Pace’s most entertaining events including Amateur Night, Homecoming concerts including 2Chainz, Kanye, Busta Rhymes, Big Sean, Wynter Gordon, Fabolous, and Keri Hilson, fall and spring fests, Live.Love.Laugh which included R&B singer Mario, cultural celebrations, scavenger hunts, and much more! (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter)

Programming Board (PLV): The Pace University Pleasantville Programming Board is a student run organization that create that keeps the campus going with consistent events including Common Hour Chaos, weekend programs, Springfest, and more. (OrgSyncFacebookTwitter)

Clubs and Organizations: Performing Arts

Can you dance your tail off? Do you have the pipes to give people chills? Our performing arts student organizations are going to fill you with Glee.

UPDATED 2012: VISIT WWW.PACE.EDU/PACEOPOLY FOR NEW LISTING.

Glee Club (PLV): Are you a major Gleek? Well, good news, because the Westchester Campus is home to a Glee Club! This a-cappella group is fairly new, but has performed at several events including their very own Spring Semester Concert, where they belted out some favorites including Cee Lo’s “Forget You,” Green Day’s “21 Guns,” and Rent’s “Seasons of Love.” They also hosted a benefit concert for the Save the Music Foundation and Invisible Children, where “Don’t Stop Believin’” was on the setlist. (OrgSyncTwitter)

Pace Inspirational Praise Ensemble (PIPE) (PLV): Founded in 1989, this Pace Gospel Choir holds two major concerts throughout the school year and also sings at other events throughout the semester. If God is your strength, then this student org is for you. E-mail them at pipe@pace.edu. (OrgSync)

Pace Drama Alliance (PLV): Interested in acting, screen writing, directing, staging, costumes, or just have a lot of great ideas? Well, Pace Drama Alliance is your stop. The Alliance would like people with all different interests to be involved and want to put on big productions for each semester as well as small ones during open houses. (OrgSync)

Sons of Pitches (NYC): Did you watch the Pitch Perfect Barden Bellas and Treblemakers and wonder why we don’t have that at Pace? Well, now we do! Founded in 2012, Sons of Pitches is a premier student-run a cappella choir looking to make beautiful music for Pace and beyond. For more info on this group, check out their website. (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter)

Stand Up Productions (NYC): a not-for-profit theater company run entirely by students. Our most important goal is to send all our profits to charities based on the context of the show or the director’s personal decision. We believe these acts will promote a better atmosphere, establish more fulfilling work habits, and give students the opportunity to use theater to directly benefit the community in which we live and learn. (OrgSync)

808’s (Step Team) (PLV): Rhythm and movement is what the Pace Step Team is all about! If you’re interested in learning about the art of step dancing, get your fancy feet over to an 808 meeting. (OrgSync)

Clubs and Organizations: Cultural and Social

From Latin flavor to rainbow pride, Pace has more than 20 cultural students organizations to choose from!

UPDATED 2012: VISIT WWW.PACE.EDU/PACEOPOLY FOR NEW LISTING.

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! (OrgSync NYC | OrgSync PLV)

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 ccc@pace.edu. (OrgSyncFacebook)

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 pace.csa.nyc@gmail.com. (OrgSync)

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 chabad@pace.edu.

Christian Fellowship at Pace (NYC): provides students the opportunity to pursue their faith and fellowship and connect with other students on the NYC Campus. E-mail them at pcfnyc@gmail.com. (OrgSync)

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 ciao@pace.edu.

Commuter Advisory Board (PLV): designed to build community between the commuter and residential students at Pace. CAB 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. (OrgSync)

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. (OrgSyncFacebook)

Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) (PLV): 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 gsa@pace.edu. (OrgSync)

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. (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter | 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. (OrgSyncFacebook)

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 paceisc@gmail.com. (OrgSync)

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. (OrgSync)

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. (OrgSync PLV)

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 olas@pace.edu. (OrgSync)

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. (OrgSync | 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. (OrgSync)

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 pace.saborlatino@gmail.com. (OrgSync)

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. (OrgSync)

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. (OrgSync NYC)

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  soca@pace.edu. (OrgSyncFacebook)

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. (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 mh93273n@pace.edu 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 visa@pace.edu or find VISA on Facebook.

Currently Inactive
Arab & Co. (NYC Campus)
Project Nur
(NYC Campus)
Turkish Student Association
(NYC Campus)

Clubs and Organizations: Politics and Advocacy

Change-makers in the movement to end genocide and cancer; promote HIV awareness; and save our planet.

UPDATED 2012: VISIT WWW.PACE.EDU/PACEOPOLY FOR NEW LISTING.

C.O.R.E.(Consciousness of Reality Everywhere) (NYC): some of the change-makers in the movement to end genocide and mass atrocities. Formerly STAND, CORE’S mission is to take into account another person’s thoughts, values, background, and perspectives; to spark ideas about the magnitude of change in changing oneself; to empower other young people to live by example. (OrgSync)

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) (PLV): a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by working to implement the programs and mission of the American Cancer Society. Join this student org and become a part of the fight against cancer as you participate in major events like Paint the Campus Purple, the Great American Smokeout, and Relay for Life, held each year in PLV. E-mail cac@pace.edu for details. (OrgSync)

Model UN (NYC and PLV): an internationally recognized competitive team of students dedicated to learning about how to create peace, justice, and security in the world. Model UN is a class and club designed to simulate the United Nations. Students take on the roles of countries, observers, and nongovernmental organizations in various UN committees in order to debate the most important issues in the world and to learn the skills of diplomacy, consensus-building, policy analysis, and policy writing. The Model UN teams have had longstanding success at Model UN conferences each year. The PLV team earned honors at the 2013 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference held in Atlanta. The Pace NYC took home four awards at the 2013 National Model United Nations conference in Washington DC (NMUN DC).  The NYC team also hosts the Model UN Conference for high school students each year.

N.A.T.U.R.E. (Natural Activists Teaching an Understanding and Respect for the Environment) (PLV): Pace’s environmental club, which focuses on local and global environmental issues. Events are aimed at bringing awareness to the Pace Community of pressing environmental issues. E-mail nature@pace.edu for more information. (OrgSync)

OXFAM America at Pace (NYC): a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice. OXFAM saves lives, develops long-term solutions to poverty, and campaigns for social change. As one of 17 members of the international Oxfam confederation, OXFAM America works with people in more than 90 countries to create lasting solutions.  (OrgSync)

Peace and Justice Society: Discussion ‘n Activism (PLV): increases student awareness regarding local, national, or international issues of peace, justice, and sustainability and empowers them to take nonviolent and effective action toward a peaceful, just, and sustainable future. (OrgSync)

Students for a Smarter Planet (SFSP) (PLV): an international student organization that allows students to actively help create a smarter planet.

Styleta (NYC): combines fashion and philanthropy in a way no other student org can. Love fashion and your community? Looking for a way to combine your passions and gain experience? Styleta at Pace collects clothing donations and raises funds to support charitable causes, organizing clothing drives as well as other events such as photo shoots and fashion shows. (OrgSyncFacebook | Tumblr | Pinterest)

To Write Love on Her Arms (NYC): serves as a voice of inspiration and support for students and their surrounding communities struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA Pace is a UChapter of the national non-profit organization and movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for those struggling.  (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter)

Student orgs that are currently inactive:

Pace College Democrats
Pace College Republicans

Clubs and Organizations: Collegiate Interests

Whether you’re a nursing major interested in getting involved with SNAP or a crime buff interested in the Criminal Justice Society or Forensic Science Student Organization, take your interests to the next level with these student orgs.

UPDATED 2012: VISIT WWW.PACE.EDU/PACEOPOLY FOR NEW LISTING.

ASPIRE (NYC and PLV): Alumni, Students, and Professors Influencing Recruitment and Enrollment (ASPIRE) is a volunteer program at Pace that engages enthusiastic and well-informed students in a variety of recruiting activities. Students volunteer in the activities that interest them most including providing a helping hand to high schools aspiring to go to college, inviting high school seniors to shadow you to actual college classes, “adopting” a handful of new students each semester to help them the first few weeks of classes, etc. To join the ASPIRE program, e-mail your name and phone number to aspire@pace.edu. (OrgSync PLV)

Beta Beta Beta, the National Biological Honor Society (NYC and PLV): is “dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.” Most recently, the campus chapters sponsored trips to the Bronx Zoo, NY Botanical Garden, the Philadelphia Mutter Museum, the Bodies Exhibit and the Van Cortlandt Manor Jack-O-Lantern Blaze. (OrgSync NYC)

Chemistry Club (NYC): hosts different activities that help students apply chemistry to the real world. These activities include guest speakers, tours to local points of scientific interest, and more. (OrgSync)

Criminal Justice Society (NYC and PLV): promotes awareness and interest in the many fields that criminal justice has to offer and prepares students for future careers. Students participate in hands-on activities in criminology outside of the classroom and membership is open to anyone in the Pace Community who has a general interest in criminal justice. (OrgSync NYCOrgSync PLVFacebook)

Forensic Science Students Organization (NYC): promotes and educates the community about forensic science. (OrgSync)

Future Educators Association (FEA) (PLV): encourages and supports those interested in the field of education. Students interested in education can belong to an organization that is tailored to the profession by providing beneficial workshops like Project Learning Tree, and guest speakers discussing up-to-date educational information, skills, and strategies that are necessary to become a successful educator. (OrgSync)

Health Pre-Professional Society (NYC): provides students interested in pre-medicine with academic, research, and career opportunities. (OrgSync)

Law Society (NYC): the central pre-law organization within Pace, aiding students in the Law School admission and selection process, providing free LSAT tutoring, and informing about the vast field of law. (OrgSync)

National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) (NYC): a pre-professional membership association for students interested in the study of communication sciences and disorders. (OrgSync)

Pace Computing Society (NYC): committed to promoting interest in technology among Pace students. (OrgSync)

Pace Public Relations Club (NYC): educates students about PR, developings and expands skills, and provides networks of professional contacts. This org advocates for a greater understanding of public relations by exposing students to a variety of career choices. Through conferences and hands-on experience, students will gain special skills and industry knowledge for success. (OrgSync)

Psi Chi (NYC): promotes academic excellence in the exciting, ever-changing, field of psychology.  Events include panel discussions, psychology conferences, and volunteer events. (Facebook)

Psychology Club (PLV): for students interested in the field of psychology provides resume-building professional experiences outside the classroom. Members attend lectures, professional meetings, and colloquia. E-mail them at psychi@pace.edu. (OrgSync)

Public Relations, Editors, and Producers (P.R.E.P.) (PLV): unites the students that fall within the Media, Communication, and Visual Arts concentration academically, or those who are looking for a profession within the field of media. PREP is a home for students who simply enjoy media, visual arts, editing, public relations, pop culture, marketing, and imaging. (OrgSyncFacebook)

Student Nurses at Pace (SNAP) (NYC and PLV): founded by the student nurses attending Pace for a common goal: to one day care for, treat, and potentially save lives in a rewarding nursing career. For more information, e-mail snap@pace.edu. (OrgSync NYCOrgSync PLV)

Clubs and Organizations: Greek Life

If you wanna go Greek, then you’re in the right place! From the alpha to the omega, check out which sororities and fraternities are on campus.

UPDATED 2012: VISIT WWW.PACE.EDU/PACEOPOLY FOR NEW LISTING.

Get connected, stay connected! Pace’s fraternity and sorority community promotes student success, enables students to leave legacies, and creates unmatched campus traditions.

Becoming a member of this close-knit community will not only provide you with life-long bonds but will also offer an academically supportive environment, numerous leadership prospects, community service opportunities, and access to larger alumni networks.

Greek Organizations on Campus

Sororities

Delta Phi Epsilon (PLV)  | Phi Sigma Sigma (PLV)  | Alpha Lambda Sigma* (PLV) | Nu Zeta Phi* (PLV) | Sigma Iota Chi* (PLV) | Alpha Kappa Alpha (NYC and PLV) | Delta Sigma Theta (PLV) | Sigma Gamma Rho (PLV) | Omega Phi Beta (NYC and PLV) | Sigma Lambda Upsilon(PLV) | Kappa Delta (NYC) | Sigma Delta Tau (NYC) | Sigma Iota Alpha (NYC) | Sigma Lambda Gamma (NYC) | Sigma Sigma Rho (NYC)

Fraternities

Delta Upsilon (PLV) | Phi Kappa Tau (PLV) | Alpha Phi Delta (PLV) | Delta Kappa Epsilon (PLV) | Tau Kappa Epsilon (NYC and PLV) | Alpha Chi Epsilon* (PLV) | Alpha Chi Rho (PLV) | Alpha Phi Alpha (PLV) | Kappa Alpha Psi (PLV) | Lambda Upsilon Lambda (PLV) | Sigma Beta Rho (NYC) | Sigma Lambda Beta (NYC) | Zeta Beta Tau (NYC)

* indicates a local chapter

For more information about Greek Life, e-mail greek@pace.edu.

Greek Governing Councils

Pace fraternities and sororities come together in their “councils” to advance campus life for Greeks and non-Greeks alike. Councils offer national representation, resources, and support to Greek organizations on campus. Each official Greek organization must be represented under a governing council.

PLV Greek Governing Councils

The Inter-fraternity Conference (IFC): comprised of six national fraternities (Alpha Chi Rho, Alpha Phi Delta, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Delta Upsilon, Phi Kappa Tau, and Tau Kappa Epsilon)

The National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations, Inc. (NALFO): comprised of Latino/a fraternities and sororities (Lambda Upsilon Lambda, Omega Phi Beta, and Sigma Lambda Upsilon)

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC): comprised of five predominantly African-American fraternities and sororities (Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Sigma Gamma Rho, and Omega Psi Phi)

The Panhellenic Council: comprised of five women’s fraternities (Delta Phi Epsilon, Phi Sigma Sigma, Alpha Lambda Sigma*, Nu Zeta Phi, and Sigma Iota Chi)

NYC Greek Governing Council

Pace NYC Greek Council: comprised of all NYC Campus fraternities and sororities

Clubs and Organizations: Student Governance

SGA, RHA, BAC. If you don’t know these acronyms, then you don’t know the student leaders of your University.

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Student Government Association (PLV): serves as a liaison between the administration, faculty, staff, and the students of the Westchester Campus. Student Government Association (SA) offers governance and support to all student organizations through a legislative branch and executive branch. (OrgSyncTwitter)

Student Government Association (NYC): the governing organization of the NYC Campus. Committed to bringing change and student concerts to light, the SGA acts as a liaison between the administration and the student body. SGA is also responsible for overseeing the Budget Allocation Council (BAC) which distributes funding to the clubs and organizations on campus. For more information, e-mail studentgovernment@pace.edu. (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter)

RHA – Residence Hall Association (NYC and PLV):  is both a school and national organization created to make sure that residence halls are the best they can possibly be. RHA is a form of student government and leadership for the residence halls and works to improve the quality of your residence hall and programming, gives the students a voice, and helps students meet and interact with other students. If you are interested in joining RHA, visit the website or e-mail rha@pace.edu. (OrgSync NYC | OrgSync PLV)

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) (PLV): committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. Students build a sense of community within athletics and campus-wide and foster a positive student-athlete image. SAAC hosts various fundraisers including BINGO Night, which raised $3,100 for Make-A-Wish Foundation and a Japan Relief Drive, which collected 50 bags to send overseas.

Budget Allocation Committee (BAC) (NYC and PLV): reviews submitted requests for funding from student organizations and checks for policy and financial compliance issues. (OrgSync NYCOrgSync PLV)

Greek and National Panhellenic Council: You can read more about those here.

Law School Student Orgs

From sports and entertainment to politics to animal defense, we’re going to lay down the law school student orgs for you!

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American Bar Association/Law Student Division (ABA/LSD) is comprised of elected representatives from its member schools. At Pace the elected representative serves on the executive board of the Student Bar Association. The representative also attends the annual American Bar Association Law School Division convention. The purposes of the Division are to encourage student input to the ABA through their representatives and to develop programs to aid law students in developing their legal skills.

American Constitution Society (ACS) for Law and Policy is a group of students concerned about the pervasive conservative orthodoxy in American law and politics.  The mission of the American Constitution Society is to harness the values of compassion and respect for each individual, and to incorporate them into American law and politics, in order to build a stronger and more decent national community.

Asian American Law Students Association (AALSA) is an organization for students of diversity and for the School of Law as a whole. With the change of demographics, people of diversity are a significant and growing population nationally as well as globally. As lawyers serving this community, it will be necessary for us to be aware of different social and cultural dynamics in order to represent our clients zealously. We shall have a duty to be leaders in promoting awareness and education of cultural, political and legal times.

The Barrister’s Guild is an organization that hosts networking events to introduce students to attorneys in a variety of fields.  Using the resources of the Law School, the Alumni Association and the contacts of members, the organization has been successful in arranging some creative events this semester such as dining on sushi with a corporate lawyer, indoor rock climbing with an environmental litigator or touring a major record label with an industry attorney.  The Barrister’s Guild offers students an exceptional opportunity to make contacts and gain insight into their chosen fields.  Unlike traditional networking events where students are limited to short question and answer periods, the Barrister’s Guild events allow students ample time to have a meaningful exchange with guest attorneys.  Participants are encouraged to come prepared with questions ranging from tips on getting a job, the difficulty of the bar exam, to specific areas of law.

Black Law Students Association (BLSA) is made up of a group of law students devoted to concerns of African-American students. They provide an academic and social support system, send a representative to various conferences and conventions, and participate in the recruitment of minority students.

The Campaign for Justice in the Middle East (CJME) recognizes that serious human rights violations are currently occurring in the Middle East and that these human rights violations are of vital concern. This organization’s purpose is to engage the legal and political issues facing the Middle East from an international law and human rights perspective.

Christian Law Students Association (CLSA) is a non-denominational Christian organization at Pace focusing on what it means to be a Christian lawyer and creating a Christian fellowship among law students at Pace.

Corporate and Commercial Law Society (CCLS) strives to expand awareness of corporate and commercial law for students at any stage in their legal studies. By encouraging interaction between students and professionals, the Society aims to help students form long lasting ties with the corporate and commercial law world. CCLS will provide informational and networking events that facilitate learning in the corporate and commercial law areas.

Dispute Resolution Society (DRS) strives to complement Pace Law students’ curricular exposure to dispute resolution with additional opportunities to learn about dispute resolution. Through DRS sponsored programs and events, students will have opportunities to network and interact with dispute resolution professionals.

Environmental Law Society (ELS) is committed to improving the environment through legislative action, citizen action forums, recycling programs, campus awareness activities, guest speakers and the annual Earth Day Celebration. ELS members attend local and regional conferences.

Federalist Society fosters critical thought and debate about the application of conservative principles to the law.  The Pace Law School Federalist Society embraces the principle that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to the integrity of the Constitution of the United States of America, and that it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is – not what it should be.  The Pace Law School Federalist Society seeks both to promote an awareness of these principles and to further their application through its activities.  This entails reordering priorities within the legal system so as to place a premium on individual liberty, traditional values, and the rule of law.  It also entails restoring recognition of these norms among lawyers, judges, law students, and professors.

Gaelic Law Society (GLS), whose name is derived from the ancient dialect of Ireland, is a student organization concerned with Irish-American current issues.  The Gaelic Law Society meets several times a year, at which time members discuss and plan events.

Health Law Society (HLS): Following the development of the health law curriculum and the approval of the Health Law Certificate, a group of interested students formed the Health Law Society (HLS). One of its major goals is to build a supportive relationship with the surrounding community by developing an information source for community residents and facilitating their health care planning.

Hearsay is an award-winning student newspaper that began during 1977–78 on the initiative of interested students. Hearsay includes articles, editorials, and information that directly affect the Law School community. Faculty, student, and staff contributions are welcome.

Honor Board: The mission of the Pace Law School Honor Board is to promote and uphold the ethical values of the legal profession. By setting and meeting high ethical standards, Pace students prepare themselves to stand alongside members of the Bar with honesty and integrity.

Intellectual Property Student Organization (IPSO) allows Pace Law School students who are interested in the general area of intellectual property law to keep abreast of major intellectual property law legislation and case law; network with firms that practice in the intellectual property law arena; and network with other Pace Law students interested in the intellectual property law field.

International Law Society (ILS) introduces students to the ever-expanding field of International Law. By working with the faculty and administration to help shape the international law curriculum at the University as well as helping to set up internships both domestic and foreign, the society allows the students an outlet to attain their educational and career goals. The Society itself is an autonomous, student run organization chartered by the Association for International Law Students. By being involved with the Society, students are able to participate in moot court competitions, cultural discussion groups and career panels. It is our belief that in the competitive legal job market it is not enough just to have the highest GPA or Law Review, involvement and commitment to international law outside of the classroom also entices possible future employers.

Italian-American Law Students Association (ITALO) is a group of students of Italian descent and any other interested students. ITALO sponsors speakers and enables members to network with lawyers and judges in Westchester County and New York City.

Jewish Law Students Association (JLSA). The purpose of the Jewish Law Students Association (JLSA) is to have fun while learning about Jewish traditions and modern day concerns.  JLSA holds discussions about current issues and co-sponsors social events with other organizations, which provide an excellent opportunity for students to meet and become an active part of the law school community.  Other activities include the celebration of Holy Days and lectures on topics such as the relevance of Talmudic Law to modern law and practice, international law and the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the role of traditional Jewish values in modern law.

LAMBDA Law Students Organization. The purposes of LAMBDA include: (1) to promote visibility for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students at Pace Law School, (2) to serve as a forum to discuss areas of the law that affect the LGBT community, (3) to foster diversity and understanding in the Pace Law School community for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, and (4) to serve as a vehicle to increase networking opportunities for LGBT Pace Law School student to help overcome the barriers that LGBT job applicants typically encounter.

Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) is comprised of students working together to enhance the educational experience and the professional pursuits of law students committed to diversity in legal education.

Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA) was established to accommodate the diverse social, religious, and intellectual needs of Muslim students in the law school community. The MLSA seeks to encourage discourse on and increase awareness of the domestic and international legal, cultural and political issues affecting Muslim communities today. Activities shall include celebration of religious holidays and Ramadan, speaker events, and social gatherings.

National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is an association dedicated to the support and defense of economic and social justice, and to progressive change rather than the acceptance of the status quo. They seek to unite the lawyers, law students, legal workers and jailhouse lawyers of America in an organization that shall function as an effective political and social force in the service of the people, to the end that human rights shall be regarded as the most sacred interest in this country.

National Security and Law Society (NSLS) fosters interest in, and understanding of the legal and policy aspects and ramifications of national security by sponsoring speakers and programs concerning the many issues covered by this umbrella.  Additionally we wish to aid members in their pursuit of careers in these fields and contribute to the development of the law as it relates to national and international security.

Pace Law School Democrats (PLSD) seek to energize, amplify, and channel the political interests of Democratic law students. PLSD seeks to formulate a politics of inclusion, rather than division, promoting the traditional American values of fairness, equality, freedom, tolerance, and economic opportunity for all.

Pace Law School Republicans (PLSR) seek to energize, amplify, and channel the political interests of Republican law students. PLSR seek to encourage traditional values, state sovereignty, and the conservative spirit among Pace Law School.

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) is the largest of the three legal law fraternities and the only law fraternity represented at Pace.  The Adolf Homburger Law School Chapter strives to uphold the principles and ideals of integrity, compassion, courage, and professional service.  Our goal is to implement a well-rounded organization incorporating activities including professional, academic, community service, fundraising, and networking events.  The PAD chapter has over 80 student members and has received active encouragement and involvement from Pace alumni and PAD alumni in the area.

Public Interest Law Scholarship Organization (PILSO)provides grants on a competitive basis to students pursuing public interest law summer internships and careers. Funding for the grants comes from various on-campus events, faculty, and students. In its first six years, PILSO has given over $58,000 in grants to Pace law students and has thus provided over 8,000 hours of volunteer legal services to public interest law organizations.

Real Estate and Land Use Law Society introduces law students to the complex legal issues related to real estate and land use as well as creates a medium through which members can explore the various aspects and possible career opportunities that exist in these industries.

Society of Visual and Performing Arts (SOVAPA) is an organization designed to bring together musicians, actors, dancers, visual artists, artists working in any media, and lovers of art. SOVAPA will enrich the Pace Law School community by infusing it with the full spectrum of the arts.

Sports, Entertainment & Arts Law Society (SEALS) is a student-founded and led organization that strives to promote a greater awareness to the student body of the opportunities in lawyering in sports and entertainment fields.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) provides a form for education, advocacy, and scholarship aimed at advancing the interests and improving the lives of animals through the legal system and raising the profile of animal law. The organization accomplishes these goals by sponsoring campus literature tables, speakers and debates, movies, volunteer opportunities and other forums for learning about animal law.

Student Bar Association (SBA), to which all members of the student body belong, is a service organization run by and for students. The SBA is also the umbrella organization that all other student organizations fall under. The association works closely with the Dean’s Office, Pace faculty and staff to coordinate and improve all aspects of Pace student life. It represents student concerns to the faculty and administration. SBA executive board members and class representatives participate on faculty appointment committees, assist with orientation and graduation, attend faculty meetings, and sponsor several professional and social functions throughout the year. It sponsors speakers, orientation, mixers, a dinner-dance, and graduation activities. In addition, the SBA President and SBA delegates serve as liaisons to the Pace Alumni Association Board and Board of Visitors. At the national level, the association is a member of the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association.

Unemployment Action Center (UAC) is devoted to the representation of unemployment insurance claimants. Members are given training and are directly responsible for advising and representing claimants. The UAC gives law students exposure to pro bono work and cultivates an interest in public service early in their legal careers. IL students are encouraged to participate.

Women’s Association of Law Students (WALS). The Women’s Association of Law Students provides a forum for information concerning women’s issues in the law. Each year WALS invites speakers to the school, sponsors lobbying and involvement with off-campus activities of concern to women.

For the latest information, visit the Pace Law School student organization website.