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Family Weekend 2018

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Now that you’ve got a lay of the land, it’s time to invite your fam! Enjoy a ton of cool events with loved ones on both campuses this October.

PLV Campus

Friday, October 5

Wayne Hoffman: Mentalist and Illusionist
8:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Award-winning performer and world-renowned mentalist Wayne Hoffman will be visiting to blow your mind. Literally: he’s a mind reader.

Saturday, October 6

Family Check-In
9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Kessel, Dean’s Lounge
Check in and pick up your swag while supplies last!

Breakfast with Faculty and Staff
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. | Kessel Multi-Purpose Room and Boudreau Lounge
Enjoy a full breakfast with your loved ones, fellow Setters, and Pace faculty and staff guests.

Nature Center Tour
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Nature Center
Sheep and goats and owls, oh my! Tour the unique Dyson College Nature Center for a closer look at our wildlife and livestock.

LGBTQA+ Family Open House
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Kessel Student Center
Meet with representatives to learn more about inclusivity on campus! There are so many opportunities to get involved, and we’re here to make sure you have all the resources available to you.

Fall Festivities
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Alumni Lawn
Games, Pace’s PEP Band, tons of activities—what more could you want from an afternoon jam-packed with fun?

Family Council Meeting
2:00 p.m. | Elm Hall
Members of Family Council will meet in their newest residence hall.

First-Generation Family Social
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Are you a first-generation student? Awesome! You and your loved ones are invited to a special gathering to share advice and stories about the unique challenges you face and how to successfully navigate college.

Little Pups Program
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Setters Lounge
This program is dedicated to providing a space for families with younger children. Join us for arts and crafts, entertainment, and plenty of snacks!

Dinner on the Town
5:00 p.m. | Participating locations
Discover some of the best restaurants right in town! Be sure to check the Family Weekend program provided to you for special offers from our local partners.

Casino Night
5:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Kessel Multi-Purpose Room and Boudreau Lounge
Bring your family and friends to enjoy the excitement of a real casino without the worry of losing your shirt! Sit at one of our many gaming tables, including blackjack, roulette, and Caribbean poker, or “go all in” at Texas hold ‘em. Don’t miss this opportunity to feel like a high roller, or just come for an evening of fun.

Sunday, October 7

Community Service
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Kessel Student Center
Westchester’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) needs your help! Come make dog toys for the pups they shelter.


NYC Campus

Friday, October 19

Information Fair
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Learn about the wide range of opportunities and resources available to you at Pace. Speak with our staff and learn about student organizations, campus leadership opportunities, internship positions, and studying abroad! You can also get information on housing and financial aid.

Saturday, October 20

Family Council Meeting
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. | Faculty Dining Room
Members of Family Council will meet in the Faculty Dining Room to discuss the upcoming objectives for parents and volunteer opportunities during the new academic year. Please email us if you’re interested in attending the Family Council meeting!

Family Breakfast with Faculty and Staff
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Gym
Begin this event-filled Homecoming Saturday with a filling brunch along with alumni, faculty, staff, students, and their families! Your registration fee includes an array of delicious breakfast items. Children of all ages are welcome! Please note: you must register to attend the breakfast.

Pace Idol
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Students will highlight their singing skills at this reality show-style competition. Cheer on your favorite student singers and see how they fair with our panel of guest judges! We kindly ask for a donation in support of student activities instead of a registration fee.

First-Generation Family Social
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Are you a first-generation student? Awesome! You and your loved ones are invited to a special gathering to share advice and stories about the unique challenges you face and how to successfully navigate college.

LGBTQA+ Family Open House
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 901
Meet with representatives to learn more about inclusivity on campus! There are so many opportunities to get involved, and we’re here to make sure you have all the resources available to you.

Dinner on the Town
5:00 p.m. | Participating locations
Discover some of the best restaurants right in town! Be sure to check the Family Weekend program provided to you for special offers from our local partners. There is also nearby lodging in the area to accommodate parents and families while visiting Pace.

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