Pace in the News
PACE MAKES HEADLINES From Pace faculty experts to record-breaking developments on campus, Pace University’s name and community members made the news in hundreds of media outlets last year. Here are the top five stories that grabbed your attention—and headlines—in 2015, and a few of the diverse media outlets that have called on Pace for information and commentary.
World’s Tallest Residence Hall Pace University saw record media coverage for the announcement of the opening of the new residence hall at 33 Beekman. News coverage of the world’s tallest dorm reached major newspapers, and TV, and radio stations nationwide, as well as across the pond with the Daily Mail reporting it in the UK.
Westchester Cuts the Ribbon As Pace celebrates the completion of the first phase of the Westchester Master Site Plan, there is a great story of growth and renewal to tell. The ribboncutting events for Kessel Student Center, Alumni Hall, and the Environmental Center Complex were covered by all major Westchester media.
Field House Funding Another major milestone in Westchester that attracted national media was the Ianniello Field House naming and $2 million gift from Pace alumnus and trustee Joe Ianniello ’90. The story broke in The Wall Street Journal and was covered by media nationwide.
Pace Wins National College Fed Challenge An undergraduate team of Pace students won the national College Fed Challenge for the second consecutive year. Pace bested Princeton, Bentley University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Northwestern. The competition tests students’ understanding of the US economy, monetary policymaking, and the role of the Federal Reserve System.
Partners in Accounting News of Pace’s partnership and accreditation program with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) USA, which now allows Pace accounting students to complete coursework that will qualify them for specific exemptions from ACCA’s 14 exams, reached leaders in the accounting field through media coverage in Accounting Today and Compliance Week, among others.
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Pace University • Leadership – Winter 2016
Published on Mar 3, 2016