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Sherman Raskin introducing Manuela Soares as the new M.S. in Publishing Director at the Spring 2018 Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner. (Photo: Rachael Kelly)

After 32 years as the M.S. in Publishing Director, Sherman Raskin has retired and is being succeeded by Manuela Soares. Professor Soares has been director of the Graduate Seminar in the Publishing Program since 2004 and associate director of the Pace University Press since 2015. Prior to joining Pace University, Professor Soares worked in both book and magazine publishing for 30 years, holding positions at companies such as the Scholastic Trade Book division and Rizzoli International.

With a stunning background in publishing and her support for the future of M.S. in Publishing students, Professor Soares is sure to continue building Pace University’s successful reputation for the Publishing Program as its new director.

You can read more about Professor Soares here.

Congratulations, Professor Soares!

Yahdon Israel Distinguished Professor 2018-2019

Yahdon graduated from Pace in 2013 and has been a successful member of our alumni ever since.

Photo Credit: DP Jolly

We posted about the lecture that he was going to present as the distinguished Professor for the M.S. in Publishing program, here.

The lecture was called, “Turning Barriers Into Bridges: How to Create Market Opportunities with Innovative Thinking.” Continue reading “Yahdon Israel Distinguished Professor 2018-2019”

Quote of the Week | Anne Rice

Rice in 2006This month is Diabetes Awareness Month and one author that we know who lives with diabetes is Anne Rice. After living for years, not having any problems, she suddenly was struck with Type 1 diabetes, without recognizing the symptoms. Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Anne Rice”

Quote of the Week | Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin was a fantasy and science fiction writer. She passed away this past January and would have celebrated her 89th birthday on October 21st.
She is most famously known for her works, the Earthsea series, The Left Hand of Darkness, Lavinia, and The Dispossessed. 

Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Ursula K. Le Guin”

Around Town | 7th Annual Book Club Brunch

One of our students and past Graduate Assistant, Rachael Kelly, went to an event this weekend. Read more about her experience at the Book Club Brunch hosted by Hachette Book Group!

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Comics & Culture Panel: Those Who Can, Teach

Last week on October 3rd, Pace University hosted the Comics & Culture Panel: Those Who Can, Teach.

One of our graduate students, Ayana Underwood, attended and wrote about her experience while there:

I may be slightly biased because anything (literally anything) that has to do with comics is something I’ll never miss—unless I’m dead of course and even then … maybe! Continue reading “Comics & Culture Panel: Those Who Can, Teach”