THE PACE CHRONICLE

Producing the Documentary class continues despite previous setbacks

This year's PaceDocs team poses before remote learning.

Alexis Nieman, Media Editor

May 12, 2020

The highly-coveted class, Producing the Documentary (PaceDocs), had to adapt considerably during the current global pandemic. Their original plan of going to France to document beekeeping on urban rooftops for their documentary, Bee Aware, was no longer doable by March, and so the class had to switch to P...

And the award goes to…

And the award goes to...

Miaira Raiford, Contributing Writer

May 12, 2020

On Friday, May 8, The Blue and Golds: Campus Community Award Ceremony took to Zoom to celebrate, honor and highlight previous recognition on the Pace campus. Hosted by the Setters Leadership Initiatives (SLI) and Student Development & Campus Activities (SDCA), around 85 to 100 attendees gathered on the...

What can Pace residents expect come fall?

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, Pace continues to monitor the best course of action to take come fall.

Emily Teixeira, Contributing Writer

May 11, 2020

Pace plans to reopen the Pleasantville campus this fall according to the Director of Residential Life, Alerie Tirsch and the Assistant Vice President for Facilities and Capitol Projects, Aisha Moyla. However, they are also in the process of setting up contingency plans in the event that that is not possible. In...

Pace explores options for the fall semester

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

May 10, 2020

As the university approaches the end to the spring semester, questions still remain regarding what the plans are for the future. Pace has made an official announcement that all in-person classes have been moved to remote learning until August 31 at this time. Although, university officials hope...

Phase two budget cuts announced by President Krislov

President Krislov announced the first round of budget cuts as a result of COVID-19 on May 8.

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2020

A series of budget cuts were announced and sent to faculty via email on May 7. President Krislov will personally take a 20 percent pay reduction starting on June 1. Other university leaders, including the provost and all the deans and vice presidents, will also undergo temporary reductions. The cuts ma...

President Krislov co-hosts town call for graduating seniors

Pace University administration hosted a town call for the graduating class of 2020, co-led by university president Marvin Krislov.

Stefano Ausenda, Contributing Editor

May 8, 2020

“We have been proud of you long before today and long before your commencement, and so should you. We know that you will do well, and we hope that you will do good. There is nothing more important to faculty and staff [than] to hear that we did something that made a difference in your life, because tha...

Pace combats a financial crisis amid COVID-19

Pace is actively undergoing scenario modeling and financial remodeling to combat the effects of COVID-19./

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

The financial implications on higher education are rapidly evolving and are increasingly worrisome for many private institutions. Pace is no exception to the inevitability of monetary concerns stemming from the global coronavirus pandemic. According to the Faculty Counsel Chair of the NYC campus, Dan...

Meal plan balances to rollover amid campus closure

Pace announced that meal plan balances automatically rollover to the next academic year.

Ibrahim Aksoy, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2020

As Pace's campuses remain closed, students continuously inquire of university plans to issue refunds for unused services such as mandatory-to-purchase meal plans. However, in an email sent by the provost clarified that all unused meal plans will be rolled over to the fall semester except graduating seni...

Pace implements hiring and salary freeze

Pace has implemented salary and hiring freeze. In addition, faculty are expected to make sacrifices to improve the financial impact of COVID-19 at Pace

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

May 4, 2020

Pace is one of the many colleges around the country that implemented a hiring and salary freeze for the university's employees.  COVID-19 has tremendously impacted the financial stability of colleges, business’ and families around the world. In early April, President Marvin Krislov stated in a...

Pace to extend pass/fail and withdraw options

Pace extended the pass/fail registration deadline.

Emily Teixeira, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2020

On April 27, Provost Vanya Quiñones sent an email to students announcing that Pace will be extending its deadlines to withdraw from classes and choose to take classes pass/fail. As of now, students may withdraw from their classes until 11:59 pm on May 16-the last day of the semester- and they have until...

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