Pace Professor’s Fund-raising Efforts Appear in the New York Times

Dr. Chris Malone’s participation in an upcoming New Orleans fund-raiser is mentioned in the New York Times’ list of upcoming events.

On Aug 29th, Associate Professor of political science, Christopher Malone, PhD, orchestrated a New-Orleans fund-raiser in Lower Manhattan to benefit those hit hardest five years ago by Hurricane Katrina. He sold his personal photographs of the devastation and all proceeds will benefit the Louisiana Environmental Action Network.

The event was mentioned in the Arts section of The New York Times on Aug 26th.
Read the listing here.

Pace’s Manhattan campus plays a role in the Ground Zero mosque initiative

Nearly 140 media representatives swarmed to Pace for the vote of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission that refused to landmark a building proposed for an Islamic study center, thereby blocking it.

Nearly 140 media representatives  swarmed to Pace for the vote of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission that refused to landmark a building proposed for an Islamic study center, thereby blocking it.

The Commission voted 9-0 to give a green light the construction of a multipurpose Islamic community center in Lower Manhattan, two blocks from the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Check out the details in the articles below.

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/stock-alert/zzhui_-ground-zero-mosque-in-new-york-city-clears-hurdle-1085214.html

http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2010/08/ground-zero-mosque-is-a-go.html

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703545604575407131182033768.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

http://www.observer.com/2010/real-estate/landmarks-vote-potential-mosque-site-tuesday

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gieR_gNwrCUCH2jR03xjTCoEp4qgD9HC6NT01

Pace University’s Women’s Justice Center Founder to be Honored at Eighth Annual

Michael G. Dowd, founding director of the Women’s Justice Center, will be honored and give the key speech at the Domestic Violence Crisis Center’s eighth annual Voices of Courage Spring Luncheon.

The Hour Newspapers: Crisis center to honor Women’s Justice Center founder.


Michael G. Dowd, founding director of the Women’s Justice Center, will be honored and give the key speech at the Domestic Violence Crisis Center’s eighth annual Voices of Courage Spring Luncheon on May 12 at the Stamford Marriott Hotel.

Greater New York Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students Held at Pace University

Chinese traditional dance is staged during the “Chinese Bridge” Greater New York Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students held at Pace University in New York, the United States, April 17, 2010.

Xinhua News Agency: Greater New York Chinese Proficiency Competition held. Photo: Chinese traditional dance is staged during the “Chinese Bridge” Greater New York Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students held at Pace University in New York, the United States, April 17, 2010. Four winners will go to China for the “Chinese Bridge” finals. The annual “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students, a large international competition organized by the Office of Chinese Language Council International, has attracted more than 50,000 university students from over 59 countries since it was first launched in 2002. (Xinhua/Wu Kaixiang)

Pace news release on business leaders’ dinner picked up by hundreds of web sites, from the Albany Times Union to Worth Magazine

Pace paid tribute to magazine publishing magnate David J. Pecker (BBA ’72) and online advertising innovator Gurbaksh Chahal at its 47th Annual Leaders in Management Award Dinner held at Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, April 29, 2010.

Pace Pays Tribute to Magazine Publishing Magnate David J. Pecker (BBA ‘72) and Online Advertising Innovator Gurbaksh Chahal
On Thursday, April 29, Pace University hosted the 47th Annual Leaders in Management Award (LIM) Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street. The event brought together distinguished Pace alumni, business luminaries and supporters of the University to celebrate the achievement of the $100 million It’s Time Centennial Campaign goal two months ahead of schedule. The dinner was the highest grossing in its 47-year history with $605,000 raised in support of a student scholarship program, special projects selected by the President and general University purposes. David J. Pecker ’72, Pace University Trustee and chairman and CEO of American Media, Inc., and Gurbaksh Chahal, founder, chairman, and CEO of gWallet, Inc. and, according to Oprah Winfrey, the “youngest billionaire on the planet Earth.” Both Pecker and Chahal are industry leaders whose work has transformed the traditional and digital media landscapes.

Maria Bartiromo, anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo,” served as mistress of ceremonies. Special guests included Donald J. Trump, who introduced his long-time friend David Pecker, television personality Montel Williams, ESPN NFL Analyst Tim Hasselbeck and his wife Elisabeth Hasselbeck, co-host of “The View.”