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Class of 2016 Receives Honors

Class of 2016 Receives Honors  
Outstanding doctoral, master's and baccalaureate students were honored in New York City and Westchester this month at Lubin's Awards and Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremonies. One hundred and thirty-eight students were inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the preeminent international honor society in business. Valerie Reardon '88, chief enterprise risk, ethics and compliance officer, EmblemHealth Inc., was honored as the Beta Gamma Sigma Pace chapter honoree on the New York City campus, and Marianne Gambelli '80, chief investment officer, Horizon Media, Inc., was honored as the Beta Gamma Sigma Pace chapter honoree on the Westchester campus.
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Outstanding Chapter Advisor
  [Outstanding Chapter Advisor]
Professor Jessica Magaldi (Legal Studies and Taxation), advisor to Pace University's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the preeminent honor society for business students, has been awarded the Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the success of the Pace chapter and her support of the honor society's mission throughout the year. This distinction is awarded to one chapter advisor among all of the international chapters of the society. Pace University's BGS chapter is also on the BGS Collegiate Honor Roll. The chapter achieved "Highest Honors" based on its engagement of students, faculty, and staff in the objectives and the mission of BGS.
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Pace Ad Teams Win Big
[Pace Ad Teams in New York City and Pleasantville Win Big]
The Pace Ad Teams in New York City and Pleasantville presented comprehensive marketing campaigns for Snapple to the American Advertising Federation (AAF) on April 15 and 16, respectively, in this year's National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The New York City team placed first in the plans book and media plan categories, and third place overall among nine teams competing. Pace Pleasantville came in a very close second among eight teams competing with first-place scores from two of the four judges. NSAC provides more than 3,000 college students with real-world experience by requiring a strategic advertising campaign for a corporate sponsor. Congratulations to both teams!
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[Pace Snapchat: Need we say more?]
Pace Snapchat: Need we say more?
Pace University has jumped into the Snapchat game! Be sure to add Pace University, and enjoy all the snapping and chatting the university has to offer.
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Lubin Students Visit NASDAQ
[Lubin Students Visit NASDAQ]
On April 18, Lubin students had the honor of visiting NASDAQ and being present to observe Sandy Spring Bancorp open the market. NASDAQ MarketSite is the location for the Nasdaq Market Bell ceremonies. The site visit and an accompanying information session featuring NASDAQ executives was sponsored by Lubin alumnus and NASDAQ executive Mike Caramico '84, '93, vice president and tax director. Other information session panelists included Jean-Jacques Louis, senior vice president and head of strategy; Peter Strandell, senior vice president and treasurer; and Ann Dennison '92, senior vice president and controller. Thank you to Mike, the panelists, and NASDAQ for providing Lubin students with this great opportunity.
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Henry George Distinguished Speaker 2016
  [Henry George Distinguished Speaker 2016]
Lieutenant Jack Cambria, former commander of the NYPD's Hostage Negotiation Team, joined Lubin's prestigious list of Henry George Distinguished Speakers on April 6 on the New York City campus. He recently retired after serving the city for almost four decades and running the team for 14 years. Lt. Cambria has been involved in every major negotiation in recent memory and has been called New York's most reliable person in its most tense situations, including some popularized in movies and on television. When he addressed his audience of Pace students, faculty, and staff, he discussed the varied dimensions of negotiation - philosophical, practical, rational, and humanistic - and how related principles can be applied to address public, strategic, and professional challenges.
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Lubin and Media Storm Announce
$10,000 Scholarship

  [Lubin and Media Storm Announce $10,000 Scholarship]
Lubin and Media Storm, the second largest independent media agency in the U.S, are pleased to announce a $10,000 scholarship to be awarded to an exceptional incoming student accepted into the Media Storm MS in Social Media and Mobile Marketing program. This program is the first and only accredited master's degree in social media and mobile marketing co-branded with a noted media agency. The scholarship is open to domestic and international students. For more information, contact Devin Gray, dgray@pace.edu.
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Model Behavior
  [Model Behavior]
Lubin students and Marlene Wallach
Media Storm MS in Social Media and Mobile Marketing program students presented social media strategy plans to Marlene Wallach, president, Wilhelmina Kids & Teens. Dr. Randi Priluck, marketing professor and director of the MS program, partnered with Ms. Wallach to develop an assignment that required students to create a social media strategy for her company. The plan's ultimate goal was to turn the modeling agency into a lifestyle brand and support the position "You don't have to be a model to feel like one." Overall, Marlene Wallach found the presentations "highly professional and meaningful" for her company.
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New Pleasantville Video
  [New Pleasantville Video]
This new video, produced by Pace University, welcomes you to Pace's Pleasantville campus, where the physical and academic revitalization that has taken place in the last two years is astounding. Pace University has designed a comprehensive Master Plan for its Pleasantville campus to create a more modern, sustainable, and dynamic living and learning community. The Lubin School of Business offers great programs like Sports Marketing and Hospitality and Tourism Management, in addition to many other academic programs, in a traditional college setting on the Pleasantville campus. Watch and be inspired!
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Pace Pitch Contest Winners
  [Pace Pitch Contest Winners]
Christopher Dunn-Meynell
The Twelfth Annual Pace Pitch Contest was held on April 14. 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. The first place winner is Christopher Dunn-Meynell (Lubin - Ondori Anime); the second place winners are Alexa McKenna and Ian Carvalho (Lubin, Seidenberg Helpteer); and the third place winner is Adil Sanai (Seidenberg - Everyday Pace). Congratulations to the winners! For more information on the winners and their pitches, visit www.pace.edu/pitch.
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Got summer internships? We want to hear
from you!

Want to see your name, face, and #LubinLife story on our website and social media properties? Share your internship success with us! You will definitely end up a Lubin superstar, and perhaps even #PaceFamous. Contact Andrea Carricato, assistant director of digital and social content, at acarricato@pace.edu. Check out our Tumblr to read about students previously featured!
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Summer Common Reading
  [Summer Common Reading]
The common reading assigned to Pleasantville incoming first-year students this summer is the acclaimed This I Believe: Life Sessions, edited by Dan Gediman, John Gregory, and Mary Jo Gediman. This insightful book is a compilation of extraordinary first-person essays written by different authors sharing stories of an important lesson they have learned about life. The common reading complements this year's theme, "Get Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and Motivation," nicely. > more info
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Field Study Trips and Figueroa Scholarship
  [Field Study Trips and Figueroa Scholarship]
Through international field study trips, Lubin students will have the unique opportunity to learn more about global economies by visiting corporations, government agencies, NGOs, and universities. This month, students will travel to Denmark and Sweden. Fall 2016 field study trips will be offered to London, Brussels, Singapore, and India. Grants of $2,000 will be available to students who qualify through the Figueroa Family Scholarship.
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Alumni Spotlight - Michael Monteleone '79 and Joe Bukzin '04
[Alumni Spotlight - Michael Monteleone '79 and Joe Bukzin '04]
They may have attended different Pace campuses at different times, but Michael Monteleone '79, partner, KPMG, and Joe Bukzin '04, senior manager, KPMG, have a lot in common. Both have spent the duration of their careers at KPMG, and both have great affection for their alma mater. > Read more.
Celebrate Pace at the
Spirit of Pace Awards
[Celebrate Pace at the Spirit of Pace Awards ]
For more than 50 years, the Spirit of Pace Awards Dinner has brought together the Pace community to recognize the distinguished leadership of individuals in our community. Join the celebration on Wednesday, June 8. Reserve your tickets today.
Pleasantville Athletics Facilities Opening and Dedication
Alumni, friends, students, faculty, and staff celebrated the generosity of Trustee Joseph Ianniello '90 at the grand opening of the Ianniello Field House on April 30. Immediately following, attention turned to the re-dedication of Peter X. Finnerty Field and the dedication of the Fred Calaicone Dugout.

New EMBA and DPS Cycles
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 10, the next cycle for this 20-month executive program will begin. No GMAT required. Contact Melissa Grant, assistant dean, at mgrant@pace.edu or 212-618-6651.

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 2016 semester, which begins in August. For more information, visit the program Web page or contact Dr. John Dory, director, at dps.business@pace.edu or 212-618-6660.
New CCRP® Program Cycle
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 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. For more information, visit the Center's Web page, or contact Bob Chersi, executive director, at rchersi@pace.edu.