Pace’s Theater Program Appears in The New York Times’s article, “Answers to Your Questions About College Theater Programs”

Mary Anna Dennard, the author of “I Got In!: The Ultimate College Audition Guide for Acting and Musical Theater,” answered questions about college theater programs and mentioned that Pace’s as among those that offer “direct relationships with industry professionals.” She also explained that during her years as a casting director she “had relationships with and respect for these institutions.”


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In this New York Times Article, Mary Anna Dennard, the author of “I Got In!: The Ultimate College Audition Guide for Acting and Musical Theater,” answered questions about college theater programs and mentioned that Pace’s as among those that offer “direct relationships with industry professionals.” She also explained that during her years as a casting director she “had relationships with and respect for these institutions.”

“Kaitlin Hopkins at Texas State and Amy Rogers at Pace have solid industry contacts with agents and casting directors and composers. They use those connections to help their students upon graduation, and even before with four years of master classes and workshops,” she adds.

Here is the link to the full article: http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/11/answers-to-your-questions-about-college-theater-programs/

To preview the upcoming 2010-2011 season, visit http://www.pace.edu/pace/dyson/academic-departments-and-programs/performing-arts/current-productions/.

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 Confucius Institute is Featured in People’s Daily Online

People’s Daily Online reports on The Pace University Confucius Institute, starting to offer classes this fall, as a “platform for anyone who is interested in learning Chinese culture, Chinese language, traveling to China or getting involved with Chinese community.”

People’s Online Daily reports from Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency, about The Pace University Confucius Institute as a “platform for anyone who is interested in learning Chinese culture, Chinese language, traveling to China or getting involved with Chinese community.”

The institute offers exciting programs of Chinese culture, Chinese language, scholarship opportunities in China, and begins classes this fall.

The article also contains commentary from Dyson’s Dr. Nira Herrmann, who is supervising the Confucius Institute. At one point she explains how institute brings together “Confucius’ notion that you learn through your life and our notion of life-long learning.”

Read more here: http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90777/90852/7103365.html

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