Welcome Back to Pace University |

Professor Sherman Raskin

Dear Colleagues and Graduate Students,

I hope you enjoyed your summer break. Welcome back to Pace University. We have 27 new students, 57 current students, and 3 visiting students enrolled in the Pace Publishing program for Fall 2017 – a total of 87 students this semester. The faculty and staff look forward to working with you and assisting you this term.

Please mark your calendar for the following publishing event. Bette Rockmore will be giving the Fall semester lecture as Visiting Professor on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. She is the Vice President of Advertising Sales at SiriusXM Satellite Radio and will serve as Visiting Professor for the 2017/18 academic year. Her lecture will take place at 163 William Street, 18th floor at the downtown NYC campus from 6–8pm. She will discuss issues currently facing the publishing and media industries. Refreshments will be served. You will receive an official invitation shortly.

Another important date to place in your calendar is Wednesday, September 27th. We would like to invite all M.S. in Publishing students to our Fall Orientation to meet faculty, staff, and classmates. Join us from 5–6pm in our Multimedia Lab at Midtown Center, 8th floor. RSVP to puboffice@pace.edu no later than September 13, 2017.

We wish you a very successful semester. Please feel free to contact me or faculty or staff if you have any questions. My very best to you this term.

Sherman Raskin
Professor English/Publishing
Director M.S. in Publishing Program
Director Pace University Press


Link of the Week: The Morgan Library

Tired of the regular coffeehouses and cafes that you frequent every week? Looking for a new place to explore? Better yet, need a new and exciting venue to let your creative juices flow? Then look no further! The Morgan Library is the spot for you. The Morgan Library prides itself in being a site awash with history and culture, as it is a national landmark. It celebrates creativity and the imagination, strongly emphasizing the importance of literature, music, history, and art. The Morgan Library operates with the idea that these features open minds, deepen understanding, and enrich lives. It is located on Madison Avenue, at 36th Street, so head over, and experience for yourself what this rich and historical building has to offer.


Pet Industry Magazine Publisher Seeks an Associate Editor

Leading business-to-business publisher located in Midtown Manhattan seeks a dynamic associate editor to work on multiple magazines for the pet industry. The ideal candidate will be a motivated, detail-oriented professional with excellent writing and interviewing skills, a sound knowledge of AP style and the ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented atmosphere. A B.A. in English or Journalism and 2-3 years of experience in magazine publishing is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities include:

  • managing industry news and new products editorial departments
  • researching & writing multiple bylined features on a monthly basis
  • managing content for weekly e-newsletter
  • managing website for a quarterly publication
  • traveling to and covering trade shows and other industry events
  • supporting senior members of the editorial staff

To apply, please send your resume, salary requirements and 2-3 writing samples to mkalaygian@petbusiness.com.

Good luck!