Contact: Public Affairs
Academic Experts on Hand to Provide Comments about the Program
PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – Pace University will provide satellite coverage of
the “White House Conference on School Safety: Causes and Prevention of
Youth Violence,” on Thursday, Oct. 15, in Miller Hall on the University’s
Pleasantville, N.Y., campus. Live coverage will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
and will include President Clinton’s remarks. The media is invited to attend.
The daylong program at the White House will include an important policy address
by the President and panel discussions that will explore best practices and model
school safety strategies. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention,
in partnership with the Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program of the Department of
Education, is sponsoring satellite coverage of the event. Pace University is the
only site in Westchester County airing the broadcast.
The program is sponsored locally by the departments of criminal justice and public
administration in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University in
Westchester. Experts from various academic disciplines will be on hand to provide
comments about the program.
The program is designed for a cross section of the community, including teachers,
school leaders, parents, judges, prosecutors, state and local juvenile justice agency
representatives, drug prevention specialists, law enforcement officials, youth services
providers, and juvenile probation officers.
Pace University is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York
City and Westchester County. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate,
graduate and professional degree programs.