STUDENT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
MODEL NEW YORK STATE SENATE SESSION OPPORTUNITY
The New York State Assembly & Senate Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force has again invited CUNY to organize and conduct a Model New York State Senate Session Project for college students at the SOMOS Conference in Albany on Saturday, March 21st, 2015.
The Model Senate Project, now in its 19th year, is intended to provide SOMOSstudent participants with a unique opportunity to develop leadership skills in a legislative/policy-making setting, with an emphasis on critical thinking and public speaking. Students will participate in the SOMOS Conference and will attend a Gala dinner on Saturday evening following their model session in the New York State Senate Chamber. They will also be eligible to apply for one of ten SOMOS College Scholarships.
Baruch College can nominate up to four enrolled undergraduate students to participate in the Model Senate Project training program. Nominees may come from any major field of study, must be in good academic standing, and have participated no more than two times in the Model Senate Project. Students who have not previously taken part in the Model Senate Project will be given priority in the selection process.
Transportation, meals and overnight accommodation costs will be provided for all student participants.
Here’s the application and student requirements fact sheet (PDF).
Completed application forms must be returned no later than 5pm, Tuesday, February 17th to the Office of Student Life (NVC 2-210).
HERITAGE MONTH LEADERSHIP SERIES
Join Student Life for a series of co-curricular off-campus programs related to celebrated heritage months. Engage with renown Baruch College faculty and Student Affairs professionals as we bring the experience to life.
Black History Month: Exploring the African Diaspora in Baltimore, MD
Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women’s Rights in Seneca Falls, NY
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Exploring Asian Pacific American Heritage in New York City, NY
Click HERE for more information.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GOVERNMENT (USG)
STUDENT GOVERNMENT (GSA)
Graduate Student Assembly (GSA)
Students are encouraged to participate in student government and to serve
on College-wide committees and tasks forces. Participation in student government
through democratic elections is a concrete way to share in the policy setting
and governance of the College. Elections are held each April for the following
T.E.A.M. BARUCH (TOGETHER EVERYONE ACHIEVES MORE)
See the T.E.A.M. Baruch section for more information.
STUDENT LEADERSHIP WEEKEND
The Annual Student Leadership Weekend is the premier leadership event in the fall semester and is open to all undergraduate students who are involved in some form of leadership at Baruch. Students will participate in high energy experiential activities that will develop leadership skills, build confidence and character, and expand their network. Each year a new theme relevant to Baruch students is chosen based on nationwide best practices. Leadership Weekend is a retreat that takes place outside of New York City, giving participants the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. It is an amazing place to make new friends, build up a strong network, and learn.
Read about Leadership Weekend 2014.
VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $53,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Learn more about becoming a VITA volunteer.