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Baruch College To Hold Conference on
Multi-Language Proficiency

Weissman School of Arts and Sciences Welcomes American University's Dr. Alexander Arguelles

NEW YORK, NY - August 13, 2013 - Baruch College’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences and The American Society of Geolinguistics invite you to a two-day conference titled, Multi-language Proficiency: Language, Polyglossia and Polyglottery starting on Friday, September 6, 2013.

Dr. Alexander Arguelles from the American University in Dubai will lead the keynote speech on Friday, September 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon where he will discuss the price of polyglottery.

See complete agenda here.

WHAT:  Multi-language Proficiency: Language, Polyglossia and Polyglottery

WHEN:   Friday and Saturday, September 6 - 7; 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Baruch College Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue at 24th Street, Room 6-210




About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to


About the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences:

The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences provides a broad-based arts and sciences education to all Baruch undergraduates. With courses in more than 40 areas of study, the school offers students a variety of majors and minors, as well as the chance to build their own program.




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