Activist Spotlight: Larissa Szilagyi

Activist Spotlight: Larissa Szilagyi

Larissa Szilagyi is an activist at Pace who is passionate about social justice issues, especially regarding gender equality and sexual assault legislation. She is an active member of the #PaceUEndRape campaign, and the founder of Pace’s Women’s Political Caucus. Read on to learn more about Larissa! Graduating Year: 2018 Majors: Political Science and Women’s and […]

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April 2015: Earth & Conservation Month @ CCARNYC

This month, CCARNYC will focus on environmental issues, food justice, climate change, conservation, and making a difference for people, animals, and the planet. Join us for a discussion, volunteer with us, follow our educational campaigns on social media, and stop by our Take Action table on Earth Day to get involved! Food Justice 101 Tuesday, […]

Pets Alive

Pets Alive was an extremely successful event! There was a great turn out, and everyone had lots of fun. Pets Alive was both educational, fun, and interactive. Pace Students split their time between the fat cat room, the kittens, the dogs, and the puppies. The CCAR will definitely be running this event again! If you […]

ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK 2015 !

ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK 2015 !

Two years straight volunteering for Alternative Spring Break in the Rockaways, NY and it still felt like a brand new experience. I enjoyed my experience very much in the Rockaways. We as a group are in the rockaways because we want to help our fellow community become what they once were. As we went further […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Maria Gozon

Volunteer Spotlight: Maria Gozon

This week’s Volunteer Spotlight is Maria Gozon! Maria has been a part of not only Pace University’s chapter of Rotaract, but also the Rotaract Club at the UN. Read more to learn about Maria. Year of Graduation: 2016 Major(s): Public Accounting Minor(s): Management Career Aspirations: To work for a company or organization with a creative […]

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The Month for Human Trafficking Awareness

Here at the Center for Community Action and Research we dedicated the month of March to the take-action of Human Trafficking. As Washington fights against one another over passing a bill on the topic, here at Pace we were trying to raise awareness of topic that so many ignore. The main event of the month […]

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“During the process, it didn’t seem like there were a lot of visible changes, but the pictures proved otherwise.” ASB Day 4: Kyrstle Solano, Alejandro Velasquez & Ashleen Ulysse

Kyrstle Solano It was the last day of the trip. We finished painting the back room, which looked awesome. The room looked so bright and open. After that, we tried putting in the drywall at the front room. I was still getting used to the drill, and it was getting frustrating at times. The screw […]

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“Everyone whom I have interacted with continuously works with passion, generosity, and kindness.” ASB Day 3: Paola Perez & Stephania Castro

Paola Perez It was the third day of Alternative Spring Break in the Rockaways. It was a day full of energy, motivation, and fun. As we arrived to our site, we headed straight to the projects that we had been previously working. My partner and I immediately set out to finish working on the intricate […]

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“The homeowners walked in and the first thing they said was thank you.” ASB Day 2: Elizabeth Garcia, Michael Tropeano, Lindsay Burgess, & Ruchika Bagga

Elizabeth Garcia When Hurricane Sandy hit, I remember seeing it on TV and thinking how horrible it was. However, I lived in California at the time and never really gave it much thought after it was on the news. One day, I was walking in the hallway at school and an ASB flyer caught my […]

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“I look forward to learning about the community that we will be helping throughout the week.” ASB Day 1: Cesar Ballesteros, Jessica Raja, & Tiffany Pabon

Cesar Ballesteros Today was the first day of our ASB journey. We spent the majority of the day getting to know our fellow volunteers by playing icebreakers, going on adventurous scavenger hunts, and exploring downtown with one another. Today was a very long day, and I’m excited to have met most of my fellow “volunteer-mates.” […]

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#ENDTRAFFICKING: Halleh Seddighzadeh @ PaceU

Forensic traumatologist and human trafficking expert Halleh Seddighzadeh, PhD, will share her knowledge with the Pace community in a series of events from March 23rd-26th in NYC and PLV. Check out the list of events below, sponsored by: the Center for Community Action and Research, Project Pericles at Pace, CHP, Lienhard, Student Affairs, and the […]

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Feminism in 2015 on the Pace Campus

I’m Andre Arias and this month I went around and I did some research on Feminism today. I’m not sure if it was because I was more aware of it but I noticed many examples of feminists speaking out and asking for a change in the media this month. Whether it was Actress Jessica Chastain […]

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Protest 101: Know Your Rights

In response to recent events across the country, many members of the Pace University community have chosen to participate in the numerous demonstrations, rallies, and protests occurring in New York City and beyond. For students, staff, and faculty who do choose to participate in these events, it is important to be aware of the right […]

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