September 8, 2014


Dear Colleagues and Graduate Students,

I hope you enjoyed your summer break. Welcome back to Pace University. We have 43 new students and 81 current students enrolled in the Pace Publishing program for the Fall 2014, a total of 124 students this semester. We are also very pleased that the MS in Publishing Lab has been completely updated with all new Apple desktops providing you with the most current technology available to assist you in the program.. The faculty and staff look forward to working with you and assisting you this term.

SRaskinPlease mark your calendar for the following publishing events:  Paul Levitz will give the fall semester lecture as the David Pecker Visiting Professor on Thursday, October 30, 2014. Mr. Levitz was formerly president and publisher of DC Comics and will serve as David J. Pecker Visiting Professor for the 2014-15 academic year. His lecture will take place at 163 William Street, 18th floor at the downtown NYC campus from 6-8pm. He will discuss issues currently facing the publishing industry. Refreshments will be served.

Another major event and date to place on your calendar is Thursday, December 4, 2014. At that time the Pace University Publishing Department will host the fourth Student/Alumni Appreciation Dinner that will celebrate student excellence. The Student Appreciation Dinner will be held at 163 William Street, 18th floor from 6 to 8pm. The dinner gives us opportunity to recognize student and alumni achievement and the uniqueness of our publishing students and graduates. Please make every effort to attend both events.

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



Sherman Raskin

Professor English/Publishing

Director MS in Publishing Program

Director Pace University Press