• MBA Student Selected as Leader of Tomorrow
• Professors Participate in Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce
• Baruch Students Named 2012 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge Winners
• Professor Named Director of Afro Latin Jazz Alliance
• #7 Men's Volleyball Team Defeats Medgar Evers to Advance to CUNYAC Semifinal/Final Rounds
• Softball Team Stays Undefeated in CUNYAC, Sweep Lehman (11-0, 16-2)
• Baseball Team Defeats Yeshiva in CUNYAC Doubleheader (20-3, 12-1), Win Streak at Six
• Softball Team Sweeps Brooklyn Doubleheader (8-0, 6-0), Nicole Flint Pitches Two Shutouts
• #7 Men’s Volleyball Defeats York, Upset #4 Stevens on Senior & Alumni Day in ARC Arena
Baruch Performing Arts Center Events
• Apr. 11-14: Wakka Wakka and Nordland Visual Theatre present SAGA, co-presented by Baruch Performing Arts Center
• Apr. 15: Framed, Captured and Gagged: State Repression of Black Radicals in the 1960's, by the Baruch History Department
• Apr. 16: Jayme Stone Folk Band Concert; Part of the WC2 Conference
• Apr. 18: Wicked Marketing: A Panel Discussion about Marketing and Management for the Broadway Show Wicked, presented by TDF and Baruch Performing Arts Center
• Apr. 15: Global Cities/Global Universities: A Complicated Relationship
• Apr. 17: Germany After 1945: A Society Confronts Antisemitism, Racism & Neo-Nazism
• Apr. 18: Strengthening the Nonprofit Sectors’ Human Capital, Mutual of America
• Apr. 18: Salsa Power: Latin Music and Politics in the 1960’s
MBA Student Selected as Leader of Tomorrow
Marissa Stuart, an MBA student in the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, has been selected as a Leader of Tomorrow by The St. Gallen Foundation for International Students in Switzerland. Marissa will be one of 100 graduate students from around the world who will participate in the St. Gallen Symposium, May 2-3.
The Leaders of Tomorrow represent the most promising young talents from the new breed of entrepreneurs, outstanding academics, professionals, politicians and public intellectuals under the age of 30. Marissa, who will earn her MBA degree in Summer 2014, was selected as one of the 100 Leaders of Tomorrow after she participated in the global essay competition highlighting this year’s topic “Rewarding Courage.” Learn more.
Professors Participate in Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce
Baruch College Professors Nicole Marwell and Hector Cordero-Guzman, from the School of Public Affairs, were invited to participate at a roundtable with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank. Dr. Blank led the conversation and listened to local leaders who work in, or with, immigration reform including our two professors who shared their expertise and suggestions.
While Dr. Marwell raised an issue about the importance of local governments in the implementation of immigration reform, Dr. Cordero-Guzman shared some of the demographic studies he and Baruch College have completed, and the significance behind supporting immigration groups. Dr. Blank will share the notes and suggestions mentioned at the roundtable with the White House to further the discussion on immigration policies here in the United States.
Baruch Students Named 2012 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge Winners
Baruch students Christopher Cosgriff and Samson Peng were among the winners of the 2012 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge.
At a ceremony held on February 27, 2013, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research honored the winners of the 2012 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge. CUNY undergraduates in four essay categories: chemistry, economics, physics, and physiology/medicine, received awards. Essays addressed the science behind the Nobel prizes awarded in each category in 2012.
In the Chemistry category, Christopher Cosgriff, a senior biochemistry major at Baruch, won first place. In the category of Economics, Samson Peng (Baruch College) won second place honors. Learn more.
Professor Named Director of Afro Latin Jazz Alliance
Hector Cordero-Guzman was also recently announced as the director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA). The alliance is dedicated to preserving the music and heritage of big band Latin jazz, supporting its performance for new audiences, and educating young people in the understanding and performance of this important cultural treasure. As director, Cordero-Guzman, who describes himself as a frustrated musician, with a love for the arts and music, will help oversee the strategic direction of the organization and provide support in management and development. As an occasional bongo player, he has performed as a guest with the Jornaleros del Norte during a rally in Washington, D.C.
#7 Men's Volleyball Team Defeats Medgar Evers to Advance to CUNYAC Semifinal/Final Rounds
The #7-ranked men’s volleyball team swept the Cougars of Medgar Evers College in a CUNYAC/Con Edison Championship Tournament quarterfinal match played on April 9 in the ARC Arena. Learn more.
Softball Team Stays Undefeated in CUNYAC, Sweep Lehman (11-0, 16-2)
Baruch’s softball team swept a CUNYAC doubleheader from the Lightning of Lehman College on a very warm Tuesday afternoon in the Bronx. Learn more.
Baseball Team Defeats Yeshiva in CUNYAC Doubleheader (20-3, 12-1), Win Streak at Six
The baseball team is on a six-game winning streak after defeating the Maccabees of Yeshiva University in a CUNYAC doubleheader on April 7 at Taft High School in the Bronx. Learn more.
Softball Team Sweeps Brooklyn Doubleheader (8-0, 6-0), Nicole Flint Pitches Two Shutouts
The softball team swept a CUNYAC doubleheader from the Bulldogs of Brooklyn College on April 5 at Randall’s Island Field #17. Nicole Flint pitched a shutout in each game to raise the team’s record to 4-0 in the CUNYAC standings. Learn more.
#7 Men’s Volleyball Defeats York, Upset #4 Stevens on Senior & Alumni Day in ARC Arena
The #7-ranked men’s volleyball team won a pair of matches on April 6 as part of Senior & Alumni Day in the ARC Arena. The Bearcats began by defeating York College in four sets to finish the regular season CUNYAC portion of their schedule with an undefeated 14-0 record. Learn more.
Baruch Performing Arts Center Events
Wakka Wakka and Nordland Visual Theatre present SAGA, co-presented by Baruch Performing Arts Center, Thursday, April 11 @ 8 p.m.; Friday, April 12 @ 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 13 @ 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 14 @ 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Nagelberg Theatre
The Obie Award-winning and Drama Desk-nominated Wakka Wakka Productions proudly presents the World Premiere of SAGA, written by Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock, with assistance from the SAGA ensemble, and directed by Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock. SAGA features original puppets by Kirjan Waage and original masks by Gwendolyn Warnock. Learn more.
Framed, Captured and Gagged: State Repression of Black Radicals in the 1960's, by the Baruch History Department, Monday, April 15 @ 6:30 p.m., Engleman Recital Hall
FREE admission. A panel discussion featuring Dhoruba Bin Wahad, former Black Panther; Ericka Huggins, former Black Panther and political prisoner; Dr. Akinyele Umoja, Professor at Georgia State University; and Dequi Kjoni Sadiki, activist, educator and co-coordinator of the Sekou Odinga Defense Committee. Learn more.
Jayme Stone Folk Band Concert; Part of the WC2 Conference, Tuesday, April 16 @ 6 p.m., Engleman Recital Hall
As part of the International WC2 Conference at Baruch College, two-time Juno-award-winning banjo player Jayme Stone and his band will perform his original American Folk music in concert, music inspired by folk traditions from around the world. His latest album “Room of Wonders” explores music from Norway, Sweden, Bulgaria, Brazil, Italy and North America. The repertoire includes a movement from Bach’s French Suite, a Moorish sword-fighting dance and Stone’s lush, edgy originals. Learn more.
Wicked Marketing: A Panel Discussion about Marketing and Management for the Broadway Show Wicked, presented by TDF and Baruch Performing Arts Center, Thursday, April 18 @ 1 p.m., Engleman Recital Hall
FREE admission. The panel discussion features Betsy Dollinger Bernstein, founder of dbd marketing, and Partners at 321 Theatrical Management Nina Essman and Marcia Goldberg. Stephen DiMenna, Off Broadway and regional theatre director and educator, will be moderating the discussion. Learn more.
April 15, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Global Cities/Global Universities: A Complicated Relationship
Newman Vertical Campus, room 14-220
This panel discussion is part of the WC2 Conference with representatives from participating universities representing various parts of the world. WSAS Dean Jeffrey Peck, Baruch College, CUNY Representative to WC2, will present opening remarks. CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein and Baruch President Mitchel Wallerstein will present welcoming remarks. Learn more.
April 17, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Germany After 1945: A Society Confronts Antisemitism, Racism & Neo-Nazism
Baruch Performing Arts Center lobby
By bringing this exhibition to the United States, the Amadeu Antonio Foundation seeks to amplify discussion about the necessity of facing up to the past and of actively opposing prejudice and hatred in the present. The April 17th opening event (scheduled in the Engleman Recital Hall) to the exhibition will include a roundtable discussion with representatives from academic institutions and organizations. The exhibition is on display from April 7 – May 13. Learn more.
April 18, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Strengthening the Nonprofit Sectors’ Human Capital, Mutual of America
320 Park Avenue (35th Floor)
Presented by the School of Public Affairs, this all-day conference will address: how to continually attract entry-level professionals; retain middle-level managers and program directors; and strengthen the pathways for sustained growth. Dr. Nicole Marwell, associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and Sociology at Baruch College and the CUNY Graduate Center, will be among the speakers. The conference is organized by the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, and the Baruch College Center for Nonprofit Management & Strategy. Learn more.
April 18, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Salsa Power: Latin Music and Politics in the 1960’s
Lawrence and Eris Field Building, Room 306
The 4th Annual Paul André Feit Memorial Lecture: Salsa Power: Latin Music and Politics in the 1960's, by Dr. Juan Flores, a Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. Affiliated with the Latino Studies Program, his main scholarly interests include Puerto Rican and Latina/o culture, diaspora and transnational communities, social and cultural theory, and the Afro-Latino experience in the United States. Learn more.