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#LubinLifeA publication of the Lubin School Of Business
     Spring 2017 Issue
Class of 2017 Receives Honors
Class of 2017 Receives Honors
Outstanding doctoral, master's, and baccalaureate students will be honored in New York City and Pleasantville this month at Lubin's Awards and Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremonies. Catherine Anderson, attorney, Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson, LLP, will be honored as the Beta Gamma Sigma Pace chapter honoree on the New York City campus, and Marie Gallagher '80, senior vice president and controller, PepsiCo, Inc., will be honored as the Beta Gamma Sigma Pace chapter honoree on the Pleasantville campus.
Speaker to Invoke MLK at Commencement
Speaker to Invoke MLK at Commencement
The 2017 New York City campus commencement speaker is business management major Jordan Gonsalves '17. His speech is inspired by Martin Luther King's "Letter From a Birmingham Jail." Jordan would like to leave an everlasting impression on his fellow graduates that they can take with them on life's voyage.
Distinguished Professor
Distinguished Professor
Melissa Cardon, PhD (management and management science), has been awarded the title of Distinguished Professor. This is the highest honor Pace University bestows on a faculty member in recognition of a sustained record of extensive extraordinary research and scholarship, outstanding teaching, and exemplary service to the University, community, and the faculty member's professional field.
Julian Alston Takes the Pace Path by Storm
Julian Alston Takes the Pace Path by Storm
Julian Alston '18 took the Pace Path by storm working his way from student government to pitching marketing strategies to Lyft. Interested in technology, bilingual, and a born leader, Julian has combined his passions and strengths by becoming an international management major. At Pace, Julian is encouraged to use his classroom learning in the real world, whether that's via student-led organizations, self-motivated entrepreneurship, or at one of his many internships at Pace. Watch as Julian tells his Pace Path story in this great video.
Beta Alpha Psi's Winning Streak Continues
Beta Alpha Psi's Winning Streak Continues
Beta Alpha Psi's Iota Lambda chapter continues to excel! This year, the chapter had the honor of co-hosting the 2017 Beta Alpha Psi Atlantic Coast Regional Meeting where the winners of the "Best Practices" Competition were announced. Iota Lambda won first-place in the Leadership Development category and second in the Strategic Planning category.
ACCA Student Chapter Promotes Diversity
ACCA Student Chapter Promotes Diversity
Pace's chapter of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) hosted a highly impactful case competition in April on the benefit of diversity in the workplace. Six teams participated in the competition, while six seasoned professionals served as coordinators helping the teams to develop their presentations. The winning team received a cash prize totaling $2,200 and delivered their presentation at the ACCA Annual Meeting this month.
PUMA Wins AMA Award
The Pace University Marketing Association (PUMA-New York City) participated in the Chapter Awards competition at the American Marketing Association's Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, in March. They won the Outstanding Communications Award for their activities during the 2016-17 academic year. The award is in recognition of the chapter's promotional program and internal communications.
Student Success at Lubin
Student Success at Lubin
Lubin is all about experiential learning, and our students achieve that through an array of exciting internships and other noteworthy accomplishments. Take a look at some of the students we've featured, and be inspired by their hard work and ambition. Want to see your name, face, and #LubinLife story on our website and social media properties? Share your student success with us. Contact Andrea Carricato, assistant director, Digital and Social Content at acarricato@pace.edu.
What's Your Mantra?
The Thirteenth Annual Pace Pitch Contest was held on April 20. The contest is based on the Elevator Pitch concept popular in the venture capital community. Finalists had three minutes to pitch their ideas to a panel of distinguished judges for a chance to win cash prizes. Teams with winning pitches were Minute Mantra (first place), VAICAM Pi (second place), and Fitness Dynasty (third place).
Mobile App Contest Winners
Mobile App Contest Winners
The Pace Mobile App Design Contest was held on March 24. The contest is based on the popular hackathon, an event in which computer programmers, and others involved in software development, collaborate intensively on software projects. Winning teams included Touch Donation (first place), Look at U (second place), and Give 2 Get (third place).
Pace Delivers More than Just a Great Education
The Center for Student Enterprise has launched its fourth venture, Pace Delivers! Pace Delivers is an online food ordering and delivery service on the Pleasantville campus. Students and staff can order from local restaurants for delivery to dorms and offices. Learn more about Pace Delivers.
Bossy
Bossy?
Are you your own boss? If so, show us your entrepreneurial spirit by telling us about your business. Contact Andrea Carricato, assistant director, Digital and Social Content at acarricato@pace.edu. Read about Lubin students who started their own businesses.
Field Study Trips and Figueroa Scholarship
Through faculty-led international field study trips, Lubin students will have the opportunity to learn more about global economies. In Fall 2017, students will travel to Brussels, London, and India. In Spring 2018, field study trips will be offered to Brazil, China, Scandinavia, and also a new destination: Poland and the Czech Republic. Scholarships are available to eligible Lubin students through the Figueroa Family Scholarship.
Summer Common Reading
Summer Common Reading
This summer's common reading assigned to Pleasantville's incoming first-year students is the acclaimed This I Believe: Life Sessions, edited by Dan Gediman, John Gregory, and Mary Jo Gediman. The common reading complements this year's theme, "Get Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and Motivation," nicely.
PROGRAM NEWS
Fast Track MBA in Marketing Management
Fast Track MBA in Marketing Management
The Fast Track MBA in Marketing Management (New York City campus) and the Fast Track MBA in Financial Management (New York City and Pleasantville campuses) are innovative and highly selective 39-credit programs that can be completed in one year. Priority applications are due by June 15. Learn more about the programs.
New CCRP® Program Cycle
The Center for Global Governance, Reporting, and Regulation's (CGGRR) Certified Compliance and Regulatory Professional (CCRP®) program launches a new cycle in September, available in both in-person and online modes. This professional comprehensive certification program is led by veteran compliance professionals from the world's leading financial institutions, professional organizations, and top-level academic institutions. Learn more about the program.

New EMBA Program Cycle
The Executive MBA at Lubin is a hybrid program combining online learning with weekend residencies once every ten weeks. The program is designed for experienced managers and professionals. On September 9, the next cycle for this 20-month executive program will begin. No GMAT required. Learn more about the program.

New DPS Program Cycle
The Executive Doctoral Program (DPS) allows students to continue full-time careers while developing their conceptual and analytical capability. The program enables graduates to launch an academic career, advance in senior management, or initiate a consulting practice. Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2017 semester, which begins in August. Learn more about the program.
ALUMNI NEWS
Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner
Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner, June 14
Pace University invites you to attend the annual Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 14, at the American Museum of Natural History. A special legacy tribute will honor President Stephen J. Friedman and the achievements he has made throughout his remarkable tenure at the university.
Annual President's Scholarship and Benefactor Dinner
The 26th Annual President's Scholarship and Benefactor Dinner took place on Wednesday, March 29. Morgan Steadwell '17 was the student speaker. The event served as a celebration of Pace's wonderfully talented students, the visionary leadership of President Stephen J. Friedman, and the generous donations of alumni donors and friends.
Alumni Spotlight
Alumni Spotlight: David Berry '82
When David Berry '82 began his studies at Pace, he was already well prepared. Unlike most of his fellow students, Berry had already spent four years in the U.S. Navy. He worked full-time at Pepsi while attending Pace - from which he graduated magna cum laude - and parlayed his military experience in cryptography into studying Information Systems.
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