THE PACE CHRONICLE

President Krislov is hopeful for fall 2020 return

President Krislov is hopeful for fall 2020 return

Katie Walsh, Feature Editor

April 5, 2020

It took a matter of days for lives to completely flip upside down, as the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, made a worldwide impact.  Although notable actions within the United States were taken in March, the preparation and planning process for contingency plans arose long before then.  ...

Coronavirus outbreak causes uncertainty in soon-to-be graduates

Coronavirus outbreak causes uncertainty in soon-to-be graduates

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2020

Total nonfarm payroll employment--goods, construction and manufacturing companies--fell 701,000 in March due to the coronavirus outbreak. This drop in employment has potential to affect graduates as they search for their first long-term position. "What is important during this crisis, is to keep ...

Expressive Writing Workshops with Professor Jane Collins: Social Distancing Edition

Expressive Writing Workshops with Professor Jane Collins: Social Distancing Edition

Emily Teixeira

April 5, 2020

Professor Jane Collins will be hosting expressive writing workshops on Fridays at 3:00 p.m. via Zoom to help students release and relieve their stress. Collins defines expressive writing as “using a pen or pencil and paper to get out whatever you have on your mind or in your heart… it’s writing...

This is what the leftover campus organization funding is going towards

This is what the leftover campus organization funding is going towards

Stefano Ausenda, Contributing Editor

April 4, 2020

Since the bulk of students had to move out of all three of Pace campuses after spring break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all events that were planned by student-run campus orgs have either been altered, postponed until the fall semester or canceled altogether. This gave the Pleasantville campus’...

Changes to Pace’s study abroad program

Changes to Pace’s study abroad program

Miaira Raiford

April 2, 2020

Pace's Study Abroad Department switched its focus in the safety and security of Pace students and is as optimistic about returning to regular study abroad offerings once the COVID-19 pandemic is settled. Director of the Study Abroad Department, Jennifer Ley, had more to say regarding her thoughts...

Summary of President Krislov’s Town Hall

Summary of President Krislov’s Town Hall

Katie Walsh, Feature Editor

April 2, 2020

Pace President, Marvin Krislov, held a virtual town hall meeting through Zoom and here are the main takeaways. Structure: The Zoom Town Hall had four university staff members answering student questions and concerns. President Marvin Krislov, Provost Vanya Quiñones, Pleasantville Dean of Students Rachel ...

Zoom hackers yelling profanity during virtual courses

Zoom hackers yelling profanity during virtual courses

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2020

There have been multiple reports of Zoom sessions being hacked while classes are in progress. Assistant Professor of History, Michelle Chase, describes the experience she had when her World History After 1650 class was broken into on Tuesday, March 31. "It was our first "real" Zoom class... [and]...

International student struggles with time zone changes amid virtual learning

International student struggles with time zone changes amid virtual learning

Ibrahim Aksoy

March 31, 2020

In a town next to Barcelona, Pace junior, Joana Krause Massaguer, tries to adapt to online classes from afar . Krause, a biochemistry major and student-athlete, is one of the many Pace international students who have left the U.S. after Pace announced that there will no longer be in-class meetings this...

Update on pass/fail option for spring semester

Update on pass/fail option for spring semester

Alexis Nieman, Media Editor

March 30, 2020

After our last article about Pace potentially allowing students to have Pass/Fail grades for the Spring 2020 semester, faculty received an email from the University heads about the issue.  The email explains that the issue of Pass/Fail grades had been discussed by the academic Deans, the faculty counci...

President Krislov to host Zoom Meeting

President Krislov to host Zoom Meeting

Katie Walsh, Feature Editor

March 30, 2020

Are you concerned, confused or have questions regarding the current and future situation of Pace ? President Marvin Krislov, alongside Provost Vanya Quiñones are hosting a chat for all undergraduate students on both the Pleasantville and NYC campus. In addition, there will be representatives from...

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