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Graduate Student Assembly


BOARD 2018 - 2019

Michael Urist, President and University Student Senate (USS) Delegate
Michael Urist headshot   Michael is a Second-Year, Full-Time MBA Student in the Zicklin School of Business, focusing on general business classes. Besides for academics, he is an Active Duty Soldier, training at City College of New York with the US Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). As GSA President, he intends to improve the GSA brand by representing all grad students inside of Baruch. As a USS Delegate, he intends to represent all Baruch College students inside the CUNY system.
Joseph Moran, Vice President
Joseph Moran headshot   Joe is in his second year as a MPA candidate in the Marxe School. He has stepped into the role of Vice President after serving as the GSA Director of Communications last year. As Vice President, he will be in charge of working with all graduate organizations if they have any questions related to funding, student activity protocol, or GSA general inquiries. In addition to this role, Joe will act as the main GSA contact for the Marxe graduate student body. He looks forward to working with the students involved with GSA and hopes to help push for the needs of all our graduate students at Baruch.
Alexander Perez, Treasurer
Alexander Perez headshot   Alex is in his second year of the Full time MBA program with a concentration in Accounting. As the Treasurer for GSA, he helps all graduate clubs reconcile their budgets in addition to managing GSA's budget. He acts as liaison between students, administration, and the accounting department. He hopes his efforts ensures programming is available to all graduate students which will benefit their overall experience at Baruch.
Arijit Dhillon, Secretary
Arijit Dhillon headshot   Arijit is in his second year of studying Higher Education Administration at the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. He transitioned into the field of higher education after completing his medical degree because he believes higher education is the answer to the problems affecting our neighborhoods and communities. A proper and rigorous education is the engine to transform students into agents of change to bring about a more stable and balanced future for all.As GSA Secretary, his mission lies in bringing together all graduates of the Baruch community to share in their values and form a network for personal and professional growth and development.
Samantha Goodman, Director of Special Events
Samantha Goodman headshot  

Samantha is a second year full-time MBA student at the Zicklin School of Business from Naples, Florida, with focuses in marketing and data insights. Prior to pursuing her MBA, Samantha worked in marketing and events for a hospitality firm based in Miami, FL - an experience which morphed her into a pizza fanatic. As GSA Director of Events, Samantha hosts graduate student socials, coffee hours and more.


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