• Announcements
      • Baruch College Team Places Second in Aspen Institute's 2013 International MBA Case Competition
      • Karen Gourgey Receives Two Awards for Service to Visually Impaired Community


  • Sports
    • • Coniglio Named CUNYAC Volleyball MVP, Standring Top Rookie, Stack Coach of the Year
      • NCAA Relocates Men's Volleyball Tournament to Nazareth College in Rochester, NY
      • Undefeated Farmingdale St. Falls to Bearcats (6-3), Tennis Team Clinches 10th Win of Season
      • Men's Tennis Team Defeats Rival Hunter (9-0), Win CUNYAC Regular Season Championship
      • Softball Team Posts 1-0 Shutout in Game 1, Win a 3-2 Walk Off in Game 2 vs Mount St. Vincent
      • Bearcats Score Three Runs in 9th Inning to Earn Exciting 6-5 Comeback Victory Over NJCU


  • Baruch Performing Arts Center Events
    • Apr. 25, 27, 28 & May 1: The Megile of Itzik Manger by Folksbiene
      Apr. 28: Folksbiene Coffee & Conversations: Dov Seltzer, Composer
      May 2: Baruch in Concert


  • Calendar
    • Apr. 26: Urban University Mathematics and Computer Science Conference Series
      Apr. 30: Debating High Frequency Trading
      May 2: Eduardo Halfon on Writing, Bilingualism and Translation



Announcements

Baruch College Team Places Second in Aspen Institute's 2013 International MBA Case Competition

Baruch College's MBA Team 2013Baruch College’s MBA Team placed second, out of 25 teams from all over the world, in the Aspen Institute's 2013 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition on April 19 in New York City.

Baruch’s MBA Team included David Master, Santiago Perez, Marc Persaud and Madhu Sudhan. The Aspen Institute's 2013 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition introduced a new case study created by the Yale School of Management and the National University of Singapore Business School: Golden Agri Resources and Sustainability. Students took on the role of consultants for the company (one of the largest producers of palm oil in the world) and tackled complex questions related to sustainability certification, regional economic development, and stakeholder engagement with activist environmental organizations. Learn more.

 

Karen Gourgey Receives Two Awards for Service to Visually Impaired Community

CCVIP LogoKaren Gourgey, the Director of The Computer Center for Visually Impaired People (CCVIP) at Baruch College was recently honored with two awards for her dedication and service to the blind and visually impaired community throughout the city and state.

New York City Council Member Gale A. Brewer, a longtime friend of CCVIP, presented her with the Matthew P. Sapolin Visionary Award during the 6th Annual Employment & Visual Impairment Conference at Baruch College on April 19.  Named after the late Commissioner for Mayor Bloomberg’s Office for People with Disabilities, the Matthew P. Sapolin Visionary Award was given to Dr. Gourgey by members of CCVIP, the Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped, Helen Keller National Center and other organizations around the city.

During a conference in Albany on April 23, The New York State Association for Education & Rehabilitation (NYSAER) for the Blind & Visually Impaired also recognized Dr. Gourgey’s achievements with the Nat Seaman Award, given in recognition of leadership and service to people with disabilities throughout the state. The award was for 30 years of advocacy for furthering the cause of people who are blind and visually impaired.


Sports

Coniglio Named CUNYAC Volleyball MVP, Standring Top Rookie, Stack Coach of the Year

Coniglio CUNYAC Volleyball MVPThe CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) has announced the all-stars and major award winners for the 2013 season. The Bearcats, the CUNYAC Tournament and Regular Season Champion, won three major awards and had two players named all-stars. Learn more.

 

NCAA Relocates Men's Volleyball Tournament to Nazareth College in Rochester, NY

The NCAA announced that it has relocated the NCAA Tournament from M.I.T. in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Nazareth College in Rochester, New York. Learn more.

 

Undefeated Farmingdale St. Falls to Bearcats (6-3), Tennis Team Clinches 10th Win of Season

The men’s tennis team handed Farmingdale State their first loss on Saturday night at the Billie Jean King U.S. National Tennis Center in Queens. Learn more.

 

Men's Tennis Team Defeats Rival Hunter (9-0), Win CUNYAC Regular Season Championship

The men’s tennis team finished the CUNYAC portion of their schedule with a 9-0 home victory over rival Hunter College on Friday afternoon at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens. Learn more.

 

Softball Team Posts 1-0 Shutout in Game 1, Win a 3-2 Walk Off in Game 2 vs Mount St. Vincent

Baruch's 2013 Softball Team

The softball team posted a 1-0 shutout in the first game and scored three runs in their final at-bat for a walk-off 3-2 victory in the second for an exciting doubleheader victory against the College of Mount St. Vincent on Friday afternoon at Randall’s Island Field #17. Learn more.

 

Bearcats Score Three Runs in 9th Inning to Earn Exciting 6-5 Comeback Victory Over NJCU

The Bearcats rallied in their final at-bat with three runs to defeat the Gothic Knights from New Jersey City University, 6-5, in a non-conference game played on Tuesday afternoon at Bronx Community College. Learn more.

 

Nagelberg Theatre conceptual rendering


Baruch Performing Arts Center Events

The Megile of Itzik Manger by Folksbiene, Thursday April 25, @ 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (OPENING); Saturday, April 27 @ 9:30 p.m., Sunday, April 28 @ 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday, May 1 @ 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Baruch Performing Arts Center, Newman Vertical Campus, Nagelberg Theatre

This Yiddish Broadway hit musical returns in a newly adapted modern production loaded with acrobatic thrills, action and laughter, fancies of delight for all ages rolled up in a compelling story you may know, but have never experienced like this! Told through cutting-edge performances The Megile of Itzik Manger is a spectacular musical epic based on Manger's radical retelling of The Book of Esther. Learn more.

 

Folksbiene Coffee & Conversations: Dov Seltzer, Composer; Sunday, April 28 @ noon

Baruch Performing Arts Center, Newman Vertical Campus, Engleman Recital Hall

Folksbiene talks with the world renowned critically acclaimed composer Dov Seltzer. Learn more.

 

Baruch in Concert, Thursday, May 2 @ 1 p.m.

Baruch Performing Arts Center, Newman Vertical Campus, Engleman Recital Hall

FREE ADMISSION for Baruch faculty and students (reservations required at the BPAC box office or call 646-312-5073).

 



Calendar

April 26, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Urban University Mathematics and Computer Science Conference Series

Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-250

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) will be holding its second Urban University Mathematics and Computer Science Conference. Remarks will be given by Dr. William Millhiser, Professor of Management and current member of Baruch College's Operations Management group and Dr.William Massey, former Bell Labs Research Scientist and current Professor of Mathematics, Princeton University. Learn more.

 

April 30, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Debating High Frequency Trading

Information and Technology Building, Subotnick Financial Services Center (Ground Floor)

High Frequency Trading (HTF) refers to the use of sophisticated algorithms and powerful computer systems to process securities’ transactions at exceptionally fast speeds. Experts will speak on various aspects of HTF. Learn more.

 

May 2, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Eduardo Halfon on Writing, Bilingualism and Translation

Newman Vertical Campus, Room 6-210

Eduardo Halfon was born in Guatemala and is the author of several novels and collections of short fiction, including Esto no es una pipa, Saturno (2003) and La Pirueta (winner of the José María de Pereda Prize). Learn more.

 

 

 

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