Pace Pleasantville Timeline

Welcome to the Pace Pleasantville Timeline Take a journey through the last 50 years at Pace Pleasantville.
September 16th, 1963 The Pace Pleasantville Campus Opens
May 23rd, 1964 Construction of Willcox Hall began
1966 School of Nursing Founded
Shortly after approval was given for the new Nursing Program by the New York State Department of Education, our trustee and alumnus, Dr. Charles H. Dyson made available through the Dyson Foundation, the first nursing scholarship.
September 1966 Alpha Sigma Kappa established on the Westchester Campus.
Christmas, 1966 Nurses decorate for the holidays.
1967 The Pace Football Club worked hard throughout 1967 to bring Pace College its first varsity team.
1968 Campus Activities throughout 1968 and the 1968 Spring Spree. > View Gallery
1969 Psychology Club in front of Marks Hall on the Westchester Campus.
1971 Lienhard Hall Dedicated
Lienhard Hall was dedicated Gustav O. Lienhard, class of 1926, who served as the president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a Pace trustee, the building contained classrooms and laboratories for the School of Nursing.
1972 Student Center
The Student Center begins to be built on the Westchester Campus, part of Pace's expansion to accommodate the growth in student life on campus.
March 23, 1973 University Status
Pace receives university status from the State Education Department.
1974 The School of Arts and Sciences Renamed to Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
In honor of Pace alumnus and then-trustee Charles H. Dyson, Pace University’s Board of Trustees agreed to rename the School of Arts and Sciences as Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.
1975 Lienhard Hall > View Gallery
September 24, 1976 Livingston Taylor Performs at Pace.
1978 Pace Homecoming & Students Enjoying the Sun. > View Gallery
1979 BSU 1979.
1980 Ad Team 1980.
1983 Homecoming & the 1983 Men's Lacrosse Team. > View Gallery
1985 Orientation 1985.
1989 Homecoming Parade, Martin Hall, Freshman Orientation & Homecoming Game. > View Gallery
1990 Pace Cheerleaders, Phi Sigma Sigma & the Townhouses. > View Gallery
1993 Undergraduate programs in White Plains are transferred to Pleasantville and the North Broadway campus is given to the Law School.
2005 Largest Gift Ever
Verizon CEO and alumnus Ivan G. Seidenberg ’81 gives Pace $15 million, the largest gift in its history; in honor of this gift the School of Computer Science and Information Systems is named after him.
2006 Lubin School of Business achieves dual AACSB accreditation for business and accounting.

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