Oklahoma City Students visit Pace

Four students from Pace University in New York City will be joined by four students (three from the University of Central Oklahoma in Oklahoma City and one from Western Oklahoma State in Altus Oklahoma), to explore “Antiterrorism.” Over a three day period they will be joined by Pace faculty and Pace community at seminars pertaining to this issue.

Students from Pace University (NYC) and Oklahoma City share their experiences, visit Ground Zero together and look for answers to questions of terrorism.

WHO: Four students from Pace University in New York City will be joined by four students (three from the University of Central Oklahoma in Oklahoma City and one from Western Oklahoma State in Altus Oklahoma), to explore “Antiterrorism.” Over a three day period they will be joined by Pace faculty and Pace community at seminars pertaining to this issue.

WHAT: Students from Pace University and Oklahoma City universities look for answers to questions of terrorism.

WHY: Terrorism threatens a society by instilling fear and a feeling of helplessness. Out of fear of destruction and harm it is possible to hold a society or government hostage.

WHEN:
Monday, March 18
1:30 p.m. Students from Oklahoma arrive
2:30 p.m. Tour of downtown New York
4:30 p.m. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) to address students

Tuesday, March 19
9:30 a.m. Tour of Ground Zero (no media)
11:00 a.m. Panel: “Sharing experiences: Oklahoma City Bombing and New York City Terrorist Attack of 9-11.”
Moderator: Herbert Krauss, Chair of the Psychology Department (Dyson)
1:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Panel: “Terrorism: Business and Economic Perspectives”
Moderator: Eric Kessler, Lubin School of Business;
MarkWeinstock (Dyson); James Russell, Associate Dean, (Lubin); Ira Davidson, Director Small Business Development Center (Lubin) and Jorge Pinto, Director, Center for Global Finance, (Lubin).
3:30 p.m. Panel: “Prevention of Terrorism”
Moderator: H.R. Clarke, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences. Panelists: Vincent Beatty, (Dyson) H.R. Clarke, Thomas O’Sullivan (Dyson) and Roger Salerno (Dyson).

Wednesday, March 20

10:00 a.m.- 5:00 pm. “Rebuilding New York, Rebuilding America” Community Service at Ground Zero Relief Center, 304 Spring Street
6:00 p.m. Reception, Student Union

WHERE: Most activities will take place at 1 Pace Plaza across from City Hall unless
otherwise indicated.

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