[spacer] July 2014

CBS COO Elected to Board

[CBS COO Elected to Board]  
Lubin alumnus Joseph R. Ianniello '90 has been elected to the Pace Board of Trustees. He is the chief operating officer for CBS Corporation where he works closely with Leslie Moonves, CBS president and CEO, and senior management to maximize the monetization of the company's content. Previously Ianniello held several positions at Viacom, including SVP, treasurer, and VP of Corporate Development. Ianniello also worked for KPMG for seven years in various capacities. His leadership, management skills and devotion to Pace make him an outstanding addition to the Board.
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"Fun, Fearless" Alumna Featured
in Cosmo

  [Fun, Fearless Alumna Featured in Cosmo]
Ashley Small '14, an aspiring marketing executive, is featured in the July issue of Cosmopolitan magazine. A BBA marketing graduate, Small served as the public relations officer for the Student Veterans of America and was inducted into Sigma Iota Epsilon. Prior to attending Pace, she spent five years in the US Navy maintaining the Fresnel lens optical landing system. Ashley hopes to hit it big in the fashion marketing industry working for a brand name like Zara or Calvin Klein. See her full-page feature for more!
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Joe DiBenedetto Honored at Spirit of Pace Awards
  [Joe DiBenedetto Honored at Spirit of Pace Awards]
On June 18, faculty, friends, and alumni attended Pace University's fundraising gala, the Spirit of Pace Awards. The event honored Joseph R. Ficalora '79, Carll Tucker, and Joe DiBenedetto, JD, CPA, CMA, who was awarded the Homer and Charles Pace Faculty Award for his profound impact on the lives of Pace alumni and students. Nearly 500 people were in attendance and more than $600,000 was raised. Proceeds from the event will support student scholarships and special projects selected by President Friedman.
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Blackstone Awards Pace Veteran Grant
[Blackstone Awards Pace Veteran Grant]
The Blackstone Charitable Foundation has awarded Pace University $50,000 to support a series of intensive seven-week Entrepreneurship Boot Camps at the Entrepreneurship Lab to offer focused training for up to 96 veterans in the tri-state area. The award is the latest initiative in a series of programs Blackstone has introduced as part of its Veterans Hiring Initiative. Programs for veterans are in accordance with the White House's Joining Forces Initiative to help support employment of veterans and to foster entrepreneurial spirit in the military community. One of over two hundred organizations to submit a proposal, Pace is among the top six selected to receive a grant. For veterans seeking additional information about the boot camps, please contact the program director, Bruce Bachenheimer, at bbachenheimer@pace.edu.
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COAP Hosted at Pace for the 28th Time
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From June 28 to July 2, the New York State Society of CPAs and Pace co-hosted the 28th Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession Residency Program, which introduces students from backgrounds underrepresented in the accounting profession to the discipline. The goal of the program is to increase the diversity of CPAs. This year's program featured Bernard Guinyard, diversity manager at the law firm Ropes & Gray. Guinyard is a strategic thinker and innovative leader with more than 15 years of human capital, diversity, and talent management experience.
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Summer Common Reading Life of Pi
[Summer Common Reading  Life of Pi]
The common reading assigned to Pace incoming freshmen this summer is the acclaimed Life of Pi by Yann Martel. Life of Pi won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film in 2012. This year's theme is "Finding Your Passion." Discussions of personal growth derived from the book will be used to help first-year students discover their path and passions at Pace.
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Co-chair Jim Anziano '77 (R) and his foursome
Lubin Golf Classic:
A Great Success
The 16th Annual Lubin School of Business Golf Classic was held at the Wheatley Hills Golf Club in East Williston, Long Island, on May 27. It was a beautiful day on the green with more than 100 Lubin alumni and friends in attendance. All proceeds benefit scholarships for Lubin undergraduate students who demonstrate academic excellence, service to Pace, and financial need. Proceeds also support special funds, programs, and projects that position Lubin to compete with other leading business schools. Thanks to all who participated and to the 2014 Lubin Golf Classic committee for all their hard work!

New CCRP® Cycle and
"Boot Camp" Programs

The Center for Global Governance, Reporting, and Regulation develops programs to address critically important proficiencies essential for today's ultra-complex and rapidly evolving regulatory environment. The Center's Certified Compliance and Regulatory Professional (CCRP®) program will launch its sixth cycle on Thursday, September 18. Topics covered include vital foundations (corporate governance, risk management, etc.), pertinent regulations (AML, OFAC, Dodd Frank, Basel III, etc.), and best practices for developing and leading a compliance program. The Center also offers "boot camps" tailored to particular regulatory topics, and distance learning via online videos and publications. For more information, visit the Center's Web site, or contact Bob Chersi, executive director, at rchersi@pace.edu, or Jack James, chairman emeritus, at jjames@pace.edu.

New EMBA and DPS Cycles

The Executive MBA at Lubin is a hybrid program combining online learning with weekend residencies every ten weeks. The program is designed for experienced managers and professionals. On September 6, the next cycle for this 20-month executive program will begin. No GMAT required. Contact Dr. Jay Sholes, director, Executive Programs, at jsholes@pace.edu or 212-618-6653.

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. Orientation is scheduled for August 15. For more information, visit the program Web site or contact Dr. John Dory, director, at dps.business@pace.edu or 212-618-6660.

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