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March 20, 2024
Episode 4: Pace University And The “Pace Difference,” Real-World Learning With A New York Advantage

Pace University And The “Pace Difference,” Real-World Learning With A New York Advantage

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About the Episode

About the Episode: In this episode, we're honored to be joined by two extraordinary leaders from Pace University: President Dr. Marvin Krislov and Vice President for Enrollment and Placement, Robina Schepp. Together, they offer insights into how Pace University embodies "The Pace Difference" and drives its commitment to student success.

At Pace University, "The Pace Difference" is more than just a slogan—it's a guiding principle that permeates every aspect of the institution. Rooted in the mission of "opportunitas," Pace University is dedicated to providing unparalleled opportunities for both academic and career growth.

Dr. Krislov and Vice President Schepp discuss how "The Pace Difference" shapes their collaborative efforts, from providing personalized paths for each student to bolstering academic support services and addressing mental health and wellness. They highlight how Pace's commitment to collaboration and inclusivity creates a supportive environment where students can thrive

Furthermore, the episode explores how "The Pace Difference" extends beyond the classroom, leveraging Pace's prime locations in Manhattan and Westchester County to provide students with unparalleled access to internships and career opportunities. Through industry partnerships and immersive learning experiences, Pace ensures its students are prepared to excel in today's dynamic job market.

Throughout the discussion, President Krislov and Vice President Schepp emphasize the importance of embracing "The Pace Difference" and its transformative power in higher education. Their insights offer valuable lessons for aspiring leaders, reminding us of the importance of collaboration, empathy, and listening to students' voices.

Join us on Visionary Voices as we celebrate "The Pace Difference" and explore how Pace University is inspiring greatness and shaping the future of higher education. Tune in now and discover how Pace is making a difference, one student at a time.

About the Show: This show explores a range of critical topics, from navigating financial challenges and embracing technological innovation to fostering student success and promoting diversity and inclusion. Featuring in-depth case studies and a focus on transformative strategies, the podcast is a valuable resource for current and aspiring leaders in academia, offering a playbook of visionary ideas and practical solutions for the ever-evolving landscape of higher education.

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Dr. Bryan Gross

About The Enrollify Podcast Network: Visionary Voices: The College President’s Playbook is a part of the Enrollify Podcast Network. If you like this podcast, chances are you’ll like other Enrollify shows too!  

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Dr. Bryan Gross is the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Athletics at Hartwick College. and the host of Visionary Voices.


Marvin Krislov

Marvin Krislov is the eighth President of Pace University. He is deeply committed to Pace’s mission of Opportunitas—providing educational access for all students. Under his leadership, Pace is innovating new interdisciplinary programs, continuing to transform its New York City Campus, and delivering on its experiential education model, the Pace Path, for superior career outcomes.

Robina Schepp

Robina Schepp is the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Placement at Pace University. Having served Pace for almost 20 years, she leads undergraduate, graduate, and international enrollment, financial services, veterans’ services and career services for the private university with campuses in New York City, and Westchester County, NY. Known for experiential education and its strong connections to employers, Pace educates 13,000 students in its seven schools and colleges.

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