Tag Archives: civic engagement
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No Food for Thought

Every 3.6 seconds, someone dies of starvation, usually a child under the age of 5. On April 10, stop by A New Millennium: Hunger Banquet in PLV and open your eyes to the empty stomachs around the world.

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Make a Difference

Pace made so much of a difference last fall that the students decided they couldn’t wait until October for the next one. So let’s roll up our sleeves and get volunteering at Pace Makes a Difference Day: Spring Edition!

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Hope for the Homeless

Hope for the Homeless

What would you do if your daily decisions included having to choose between eating and paying the rent? That’s the case for thousands of New Yorkers. For the fourth year, Pace’s Alternative Spring Break program will address the issue of poverty in NYC. Mandatory info sessions to be held this week! >>Read More

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Paint the Campus Red

On December 1, people across the globe will unite for World AIDS Day. Join the African Students Association at Pace in raising awareness and making a difference.

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CARE to Dance?

On November 29, the Office of Housing and Residential Life and RA staff of Maria’s Tower want the 99% and the 1% to join together to Occupy the Dance Floor at their annual dance-a-thon to fight poverty.

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Eat Your Heart Out

On November 1, help Sigma Delta Tau (ΣΔΤ) support Prevent Child Abuse America as you snack on some delicious foods from restaurants all over the city.

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Zumbathon for Autism Speaks

On October 19, make every move count as Pace’s National Student Speech Language Hearing Association hosts a Zumbathon to benefit Autism Speaks on the NYC Campus.

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Set the Pace…Make a Difference

Set the Pace…Make a Difference

On October 15, we’ll put down our phones and pick up paintbrushes; we’ll put our homework aside to make beargrams for sick children and write letters to our troops overseas. And in just one day, we will make a world of difference. Register for Pace’s Make a Difference Day today!

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Pace Goes Pink!

Pace Goes Pink!

Partnering with Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) and the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC), Pace Athletics launches a breast cancer awareness campaign for the 2011-2012 school year. On October 12, the Pace Soccer team will kick off this series of events benefiting the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center.

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CCAR You Ready to Paint a School?

On October 15, the CCAR will participate in Paint a School Day, NYC’s largest day of volunteer service. Will you be there to pick up a paintbrush and make children’s lives a little bit brighter?

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Oh, the Places You Should Go

Horton Hears a Who huge book fair is coming up on September 24 and they don’t just need book buyers, but volunteers to read Dr. Seuss. Join Pace’s Center for Literacy Enrichment at the Barnes and Noble Bookfair!

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It IS Easy Being Green

It IS Easy Being Green

From the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies to our Environmental Center to students taking on Big Coal to our celebration of Earth Day every day, you don’t even need to walk off-campus to feel like you’re making a difference in the world.

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Employees Get PAID to Volunteer

Pace supports community service and civic engagement. Really, really supports it. That’s why full-time faculty and staff are given two working days to volunteer with the Center for Community Action and Research. Are you taking advantage of this benefit?

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Pay it Forward

Pay it Forward

Want to make a change in your community and help pay for your education? Pace’s Community and Volunteer Mobilization (CVM) AmeriCorps program is looking for more than a few good men and women. After all, this is your world. And here’s your chance to make it better.

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Set the Pace…Make a Difference

Set the Pace…Make a Difference

For one day this fall, we’ll put down our phones and pick up paintbrushes; we’ll put our homework aside to make beargrams for the sick children at Maria Fareri Hospital and write letters to our troops overseas. And in just one day, we will make a world of difference. >>Read More

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That’s AOK With Us!

That’s AOK With Us!

At Pace, students don’t just sit through long lectures. AOK1 courses give students the chance to make a difference in the lives of people and animals, whether it means helping a senior learn the power of the internet, clearing a coyote path at a local zoo, working at an orphange in Fiji, and more! >>Read More

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CCAR You Ready to Change Lives?

Whether you’re looking to lend a hand for three hours or three months, the Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) at Dyson College is your connection to hundreds of volunteer opportunities in NYC and Westchester. >>Read More

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Creating More Birthdays

Creating More Birthdays

“Happy Birthday” is a victory song. That’s why this spring, Pace will celebrate, remember, and fight back against cancer with our two-day Relay for Life event. Sign up today to help us create more birthdays!

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Pay for School and Pay it Forward

Want to make a change in your community and help pay for your education? Pace’s Community and Volunteer Mobilization (CVM) AmeriCorps program is looking for more than a few good men and women. After all, this is your world. And here’s your chance to make it better.

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Food for Fines

Have those overdue books got you in a fine bind? Fret not. Take a buck off your library fines for each item of food you donate at the Library’s Food for Fines event. Now if only we could all get the same deal for those pesky parking tickets!

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Boogie Down to Help Build Schools

One penny can buy a pencil. Fifteen pennies, a notebook. A few hundred pennies, a teacher’s salary for a day. While some may think a penny is worthless, Pace is helping to build schools one penny at a time with a Dance-a-thon!

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Wars

We know what you’re thinking. Serious food fight ala Animal House. But how easy do you think it is to get peanut butter out of your hair? On November 8, this food war is fighting for something bigger than an uncleanable mess.

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Working for a BETter Tomorrow

You may have heard that “nice guys finish last,” but the guy who came up with that aphorism didn’t know Pace grad student Brian Kuritzky, who made the ultimate $100K wager.

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Kicks for Kidneys

What better way to support the National Kidney Foundation than a friendly kickball tournament? Get your Kicks for Kidneys September 19 at 12:00 p.m. on the Environmental Center Field in PLV! Entrance fee is just $3.00 or $20 for a team of 10. >>Read more

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Time to Get Back to Doing Stuff

Last week, Temple Grandin, whose inspirational life was brought to the screen in the seven-time Emmy Award-winning film starring Claire Danes, came to the PLV campus to give us a piece of advice. Watch the video!

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