Homecoming and Family Week come to campus this October as NYC and PLV gear-up for some serious fun. These celebrations aren’t reserved for only students and families–staff and faculty are invited, too. In NYC, Family Week starts on Thursday, October 25 and continues until Saturday, October 27. Events include a pep rally, several Broadway shows, an alumni pub crawl, and more. On the PLV Campus, Homecoming kicks off Thursday, November 1 and includes a pep rally, a student unity parade, football game, and much more. Check out the list of events below for just a small taste of all Pace has to offer for Homecoming 2012.
NYC Family Week 2012
Wednesday, October 24, 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Join us in the Courtyard for an afternoon of authentic Oktoberfest food, activities, and games. Departments and student organizations will also be hosting carnival games during the event.
Homecoming Pep Rally
Wednesday, October 24, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
The only way to celebrate the new school year is with a Pep Rally. Deejays, games, sport teams, cheerleaders, and the Homecoming Court will be on hand for a night filled with laughter and fun in the Gymnasium.
Friday, October 26, all shows begin at 8:00 p.m.
- Lion King, $85 Giraffes strut, birds swoop, and gazelles leap in a dazzling panorama that overwhelms the senses and inspires you with the wonder of life.
- Once, $45 On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician and Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music.
- Nice Work If You Can Get It, $56 Overflowing with 15 great songs, including “But Not For Me,” “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” “I’ve Got a Crush on You,” and “Someone to Watch Over Me,” this brand new Gershwin musical comedy combines laughter, romance, and high-stepping musical magic.
Alumni Leaders and Legends Brunch
Saturday, October 27, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Join our new Provost Uday Sukhatme in the Student Union as we recognize our former student leaders who made significant contributions to the Pace Community while attending the University as well as those who continue to make an impact as alumni. All alumni and their families are welcome as we celebrate your special Pace connections at this complimentary event.
Neighborhood Walking Tour with the Dean for Students
Saturday, October 27, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Join Dean Marijo Russell O’Grady, PhD, in Pace’s Reading Room and head out on a walking tour of Pace’s historic home in lower Manhattan. Learn how Pace’s future plans are helping to change the overall campus experience for both our students and the surrounding community.
Keeping Pace Pub Crawl (Alumni only)
Saturday, October 27, 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Relive your college days at our first ever neighborhood trivia pub crawl. Join us as we visit some of the most popular locations in downtown Manhattan where you spent so much time as a student, when you were not studying, of course! Show your school spirit and wear your favorite Pace gear and en route, answer trivia questions about Pace and earn free drinks!
PLV Campus Homecoming
Student Unity Parade
Friday, November 2, 6:00 p.m.
Come watch and enjoy the parade as we kick-off Homecoming weekend as our royal court, football team, campus organizations, and pep band show off their decorating skills and parade their way to Goldstein Gym.
Friday, November 2, 8:00 p.m.
Time to cheer on your Pace University Athletics teams! Come to the pep rally and be introduced to our football team along with other fall sports teams and enjoy fun contests and cool giveaways!
Saturday, November 3, 12:00 p.m.
It’s Game Day! Pace Football kicks off against Stonehill College at noon in the final home game of the regular season. Show up early for the game as the tailgate lots open at 10:00 a.m.! Our senior football players will be honored before the game, the Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at halftime, and enjoy a free giveaway at the ticket gate!
Dinner and Entertainment
Saturday, November 3, 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a delicious dinner with family and friends while watching some entertainment.
Faculty and staff are encouraged to join in the celebration by registering to be guest judges for the banner contest, the step and stroll show, or Fabulosity. Contests not your thing? No problem. Faculty and staff are also encouraged to register to ride on floats in the Student Unity Parade.
For a full schedule of events on both campuses, please visit www.pace.edu/homecoming.