PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. - Undergraduate students at Pace University 's Pleasantville campus will be walking onto the stage and into a new phase of life on Friday during the school's commencement ceremony.
The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Goldstein Fitness Center, and those unable to attend will be able to watch the ceremony from a live webcast on the school's website .
Stephen Apkon, Jacob Burns Film Center 's founder and executive director is receiving an honorary degree and will address the students during the ceremony.
Steve Apkon is a former Wall Street merchant banker who left the world of finance to follow his passion for film and education and brought leadership, vision and direction to a burgeoning arts organization," Pace President Stephen J. Friedman said in a statement. "Steves story is a powerful example to our graduates that one can achieve great things by following ones passions.
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