2019-2020 SERVICE & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT RECOGNITION

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…

Volunteer At Rockefeller State Park Reflection

Volunteer At Rockefeller State Park Reflection

When asked to work on an event this semester I already knew what I wanted to do. Helping persevere the environment is very important to me. Climate change affects every aspect of the natural environment and we need to protect the…

Tim Martinez: 4 Years After Alternative Spring Break

Tim Martinez: 4 Years After Alternative Spring Break

  Seven years ago, Hurricane Sandy took the lives and homes of many people, leaving only destruction and tears in its wake. 4 years ago, the Center For Community Action & Research (CCAR) at Pace University organized a trip for…

Alex Agbulos Alternative Spring Break 2019

Alex Agbulos Alternative Spring Break 2019

Throughout ASB, our team did flooring. There’s nothing fancy to it – you just lay some floor boards down and because of their tongue and groove application, they connect like a puzzle. Although an effective design, the installation process is…

Julianne Marder Alternative Spring Break 2019

Julianne Marder Alternative Spring Break 2019

Today, I witnessed firsthand how climate change is directly impacting the earth and the people who inhabit it. I witnessed how a homeowner had to wait years for the government to assist her when she was in need. I witnessed…

Breanna Battles Alternative Spring Break 2019

Breanna Battles Alternative Spring Break 2019

Over this past week, I was able to work at three different homes. Tuesday and Wednesday was spent painting doors, walls, even ceilings. However, what I did on Thursday was very different and will have a lasting impact on the…

Rachael Summers Alternative Spring Break 2019

Rachael Summers Alternative Spring Break 2019

The first time I encountered Hurricane Sandy was as a thirteen-year-old disappointed that Halloween had been rescheduled. I grew up 30 minutes outside of Philadelphia, and the storm flooded a few homes in my neighborhood but the damage didn’t last….

Kristina Parise Alternative Spring Break 2019

Kristina Parise Alternative Spring Break 2019

Until this week, I didn’t understand how much work still needed to be done years after a natural disaster. While working on two separate houses on the Jersey Shore not only did I realize just how much damage still needs…

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