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EVENTS

Conferences and Seminars

Apr. 29: Zicklin Graduate Leadership Speaker Series: Arthur Ainsberg

May 7: Ethics and Finance Town Hall: We Got What We Deserved

Arts and Culture

Apr. 23: Milt Hinton Jazz Perspective Series presents Edmar Castaned

Apr. 23 - 26: The Chase Brock Experience Spring Season 2009

Apr. 27: The Alexander String Quartet presents An Evening of Brahms

Apr. 30: The Acting Company presents Henry V

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Baruch Students Go For Second District Win in American Advertising Federation Competition

CUNYAC Volleyball Finals on CUNY TV featuring Baruch College

Domestic Violence and the Workplace – New April Sessions Added!

Professional Development Courses in May

 

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Wednesday, Apr. 29, 12 pm | Zicklin Graduate Leadership Speaker Series

The Shackleton Endurance Expedition

Alumnus Arthur Ainsberg ('68, MBA '72) conducts a seminar on the leadership lessons embodied and implemented by famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton – lessons that translate seamlessly into both life and the business world.

Thursday, May 7, 12:40 pm | Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity

Ethics and Finance Town Hall: We Got What We Deserved

Participants include three elite former financial executives: Arthur Zeikel, Lawrence Zicklin ('57, LHD [Hon.] '99), and Edward Zinbarg. These leaders of industry will examine the current financial crisis through the prism of ethics. The discussion will focus on the vision of an ethical marketplace as seen by the world’s great religions.

 

Arts and Culture

Thursday, April 23, 1pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center

Milt Hinton Jazz Perspective Series presents Edmar Castaneda

Edmar Castaneda has a unique style of playing harp, combining latin jazz with traditional Colombian music. Producing cross-rhythms like a drummer, smashing chordal flourishes like a flamenco guitarist and collating bebop and Colombian music, he is practically a world unto himself. Tickets are free for Baruch College faculty, staff, and students.

Thursday - Sunday, April 23 - 26 | Baruch Performing Arts Center

The Chase Brock Experience Spring Season 2009

Called “candy-bright” in The New Yorker and “exhilarating” in Back Stage, The Chase Brock Experience returns with their most ambitious modern dance season yet!

Monday, Apr. 27 | Baruch Performing Arts Center

The Alexander String Quartet presents An Evening of Brahms

Baruch Performing Arts Center’s resident chamber music group and perennial favorite.

Thursday, Apr. 30 | Baruch Performing Arts Center

The Acting Company presents Henry V

The nation’s leading touring classical theater group presents Shakespeare’s charismatic warrior king.

 

Announcements

Baruch Students Go For Second AAF District Win

Five Baruch College “Chaos Advertising” team presenters will show how to stop college binge drinking for The Century Council sponsor (http://www.aaf.org/default.asp?id=798) on Saturday, May 2 at 3:20 PM sharp in NVC’s 3rd floor auditorium (Room 3150). Students, faculty and staff are invited to cheer on our team - Marcos Avila, Bianca DeLeon, Edward Drakhlis, Michael Moll, and Yalitza Pena - as they once more attempt to vanquish the likes of Georgetown, Pace and Syracuse in this 20 team elimination. In addition, the American Advertising Federation (www.AAF.org) will hold a student Career Fair on the 14th floor from 3 to 6 PM that day.

CUNYAC Volleyball Finals on CUNY TV featuring Baruch College

Ranked 11th nationwide in the NCAA Division III, Baruch College Men’s Volleyball team will be starring on CUNY TV in the CUNYAC Volleyball Finals on May 17th at 3pm. Tune in to watch as undefeated top seed Baruch College faces off against uptown second seed rival Hunter College. CUNY TV is broadcast throughout the five boroughs of New York City on cable channel 75. Please check with your local cable provider to certify as some cable systems may carry CUNY TV on a different channel.

More information about CUNY TV can be found at http://www.cuny.tv.

Domestic Violence and the Workplace – New April Sessions Added!

Register by email to hr.learning@baruch.cuny.edu.

Baruch College is committed to promoting the health and safety of its employees. Domestic violence can spill over into the workplace, compromising the safety of both victims and co-workers and resulting in lost productivity, increased health care costs, increased absenteeism, and increased employee turnover. As a public employer, CUNY is committed to full compliance of all applicable laws governing domestic violence in the workplace. All faculty and staff with supervisory responsibilities are required to attend this mandatory training on how to respond appropriately to domestic violence concerns.

New April sessions are as follows:

Tuesday, April 28: 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm

Tuesday, April 28: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Wednesday, May 6: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Wednesday, May 6: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

All sessions will be held at the Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue, Room 14-267. To register for one of the training sessions, please send an e-mail to hr.learning@baruch.cuny.edu, stating the session you would like to attend. You will receive a reply with a confirmation.

You can review CUNY's Policy and Procedures for Domestic Violence at this link: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hr/documents/CUNYPolicy-DomesticViolence.pdf.

If you have any questions regarding the policy, please contact our Domestic Violence Liaison, Ms. Leah Schanke, in the Office of Human Resources at (646) 660-6618.

Professional Development Courses in May

May is Managers and Supervisors Month!

From: Leah Schanke
Training and Development Specialist
Office of Human Resources

Course Application can be found at this link: http://web.cuny.edu/administration/ohrm/training-development/PDLMAPPLICATION5.pdf

Send completed course applications to HR.Learning@baruch.cuny.edu or fax to Fanny Zou at 646-660-6591.

Below is a listing of Managers and Supervisors courses for May 2009 from the Office of Professional Development and Learning Management (CUNY University Training). To register for one or more courses, please complete the application located at the above link and fax the completed application to Fanny Zou in the Office of Human Resources at 646-660-6591 or e-mail application to HR.Learning@baruch.cuny.edu. University Training likes to receive applications at least 10 days before the start of a course, and popular courses do fill up quickly.

For further information on professional development programs from CUNY University Training, please visit the CUNY web site: http://www.cuny.edu/training.

For questions regarding registering for any of the courses, please contact Leah Schanke, our Training and Development Specialist, at Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu or at 646-660-6618.

Clown: A Diversity Experience

Participants will take a fresh look at their personal assumptions and interactions in our diverse society through a unique, thought-provoking and entertaining film. “Clown” follows the lives of three “Clown-Americans” as they make poignant observations about life and stereotypes inspired by their “clown heritage.”

Date: 05/01/2009
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 41st Street
Course No.: PDP121
Cost: FREE

Maintaining a Positive Work Environment

Participants will develop tools to create a “positive” work environment when a negative culture is present. The course will explore the causes of negativity, its impact on individuals and the work unit, and provide strategies for managing a “cultural” change in the work environment.

Date: 05/05/2009
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No.: C3031
Cost: $60 per person

Dynamics of Management

An overview of the role of the manager in a nonprofit public sector environment. Emphasis is placed on handling internal and external customers, devising and implementing process improvement, and tracking measurable outcomes. Participants will explore ways to develop strategies for employee involvement through team building, mutual problem-solving and decision-making. (MCP foundation course for managers and potential managers)

Date: 05/12, 5/13, and 5/14 (3-day course)
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No.: C1006
Cost: $180 per person

Managerial Leadership

An overview to assist managers and supervisors in combining their leadership styles with their managerial responsibilities. This course will focus on ways to use leadership skills as strategic tools to realize goals by building a work culture that promotes trust and high performance. (SCP core course)

Date: 5/19 and 5/20 (2-day course)
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 41st Street
Course No.: C3032
Cost: $120 per person

Team Building

Managers and supervisors will review the tools and techniques for building an effective team. Supervisors, team leaders and managers will learn to turn existing work groups into teams and how a team approach can result in improved work performance and productivity for the work unit.

Date: 5/28 and 5/29 (2-day course)
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No.: C1233
Cost: $120 per person

 

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