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Volunteer Spotlight: Natasha Bynum

Summer (can’t stop) won’t stop our student spotlight series! June’s spotlight is Natasha Bynum, who you may recognize as CCARNYC’s Student Volunteer and Advocacy Projects Coordinator for the 2014-2015 school year. Although Natasha is moving on from Pace next year, her experience here and as an engaged citizen of the world is a great example […]

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2014-2015 Service & Civic Engagement Recognition (NYC)

Each year, Pace University students, faculty, and staff contribute over 87,000 hours of service to the New York City and global communities through volunteering, service-learning (Civic Engagement and Public Values courses), advocacy, activism, and non-profit internships. Pace’s commitment to service and civic engagement has earned recognition through the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, […]

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Spring 2015 in Review: CCARNYC

It’s May, which means summer is right around the corner! Before we start daydreaming about sunshine, iced coffee, and the many amazing places Pace students will be going this summer, we’d like to throw it back and reflect on some of our events from the Spring 2015 semester.  Thank you to all of the amazing students who […]

The Earthquake in Nepal: What You Can Do

The Earthquake in Nepal: What You Can Do

On Saturday, April 25th, a massive, magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, killing over 3,600 people and injuring more than 6,500. One senior official of the district in the earthquake’s epicenter heard reports that over 70% of houses there had been destroyed. Aftershocks on Sunday were felt in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh. While reports are still coming out […]

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Activist Spotlight: Elena Marmo

Our Activist Spotlight this week is Elena Marmo! She is a senior here at Pace who has gotten involved all around campus, including starting the Student Peace Alliance, and working with Model UN. Read on to find out more of her contributions to the activist community!     Year of Graduation: 2015 Major(s): Political Science […]

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Westchester Land Trust: Tree Huggers Welcomed !

Westchester Land Trust: Tree Huggers Welcomed !

This weekend Pace University took a trip to help out the non profit organization Westchester Land Trust to plant trees in a park that was donated by the residents of South Salem in order to save this property of 120 acres  to save the land and keep the beautiful town from over population. When I realized how […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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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