2019-2020 SERVICE & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT RECOGNITION

Each year, Pace University students, faculty, and staff contribute to their local and global communities through volunteering, service-learning (Civic Engagement courses), advocacy, activism, and non-profit internships.  Pace’s commitment to service and civic engagement has earned recognition through the Carnegie Classification…

The CARES Act: Pace University Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19

On Tuesday, April 28th the Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) teamed up with Government and Community Relations (GCR) to discuss the CARES Act and answer student questions about this legislation. Part of CCAR’s Everyday Activism Challenge, this event enabled…

Recapping #EverydayActivism2020

It is April 30th which means it is time for our 2020 Everyday Activism Challenge to come to a close! Every April, we at the CCAR organize an Everyday Activism Challenge in which Pace students, staff, and faculty pledge to…

Ten Things You Should Know About Masks in a COVID-19 World

April 22, 2020 By Heather Novak Heather A. Novak is the Interim Director of the Center for Community Action and Research, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science at Pace University and is currently obsessed with mask making.  You can reach…

CE Course Spotlight: the Parenting, Prison, & Pups Program

Have you always wanted to know what it is like to work in a jail?  You can gain real world experience working in a corrections setting with Dr. Kimberly Collica-Cox, who directs the Criminal Justice department’s jail-based services.  Students can…

As a college student, why should I care about the #2020Census?

By Laurianne Gutierrez, CCAR Student Projects Coordinator  Every 10 years, we are bestowed the unique opportunity to exercise an essential civic duty. That is, the Decennial Census comes to the fore, giving us the opportunity to make ourselves count. Many…

Shaniya Francis on the Debating for Democracy Conference

By Shaniya Francis, Student Outreach Coordinator  On February 28th I was invited to the Pace University New York City campus to attend the Debating for Democracy Conference, a workshop for students from many different schools hosted by Project Pericles to…

Noelani Rivera on the Debating for Democracy Conference

By Noelani Rivera, CCAR Student Projects Coordinator  I had the pleasure to attend the Debating for Democracy Conference on Friday, February 28th at Pace University NYC. The conference featured guests from Beautiful Trouble, which is a network of artist-activists from…

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