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NEWS

Baruch College Mourns the Passing of Eli Mason (’40)

The Princeton Review Names Baruch One of Best 371 Colleges

ANNOUNCEMENTS

President Waldron Invites You to the 2009 Ice Cream Social TODAY!

Newman Library Now Open Fridays and Saturdays

Campus Construction Notice

OFFERINGS

15% Off NYCSHS Test Prep for Teens

CAPS Fall 2009 Catalog

News

Baruch College Mourns the Passing of Eli Mason (’40)

The Baruch College community notes with deepest sorrow the passing of Eli Mason ’40, Trustee Emeritus. Eli Mason was held in the highest esteem by all who had the good fortune to know him. His generosity was matched only by his modesty and his tireless work on behalf of his alma mater. We extend our deepest sympathy to Claire, his wife and partner in philanthropy for 67 years, his daughters Judith Ann and Nina Felice, his grandchildren and his countless friends and admirers. Full Article

The Princeton Review Names Baruch One of Best 371 Colleges

The Princeton Review has once again named Baruch College one of the best in America, according to their just-released survey of “The Best 371 Colleges – 2010 Edition.” The popular guide, widely used by parents and high school students, represents only about 15% of the country’s 2,500 4-year colleges and inclusion is prestigious. The Review cites Baruch for its rigorous academics, the “beautiful” Newman Vertical Campus, and “hardworking” students. This is the second year in a row have achieved this distinction.
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Announcements

President Waldron Invites You to the 2009 Ice Cream Social

Today, August 5th, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The William and Anita Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-220

Join us for this refreshing tradition! Please stop by to have a cone or make your own sundae, if only for a few minutes.

Fruit, cookies, beverages, and kosher options will also be available.

Newman Library Now Open Fridays and Saturdays

In response to student requests for additional summer library hours the Newman Library will be open on Fridays and Saturdays for the remainder of the College’s summer session. The library’s hours through August 13 will be Monday - Saturday 7:00 a.m. to midnight. The hours of operation of the service desks in the library are posted on the library hours web page.

Campus Construction Notice

Preventive maintenance is required on the façade of the Information and Technology Building, 151 East 25th Street. A protective platform has been erected over the 25th Street sidewalk. The required work is expected to be completed before the end of the summer at which time the platform will be removed. The platform is similar to the one located on the Newman Vertical Campus 24th Street Plaza. Should you need any additional info, please email or call Lisa Edwards at 646-660-6042.

Offerings

15% Off NYCSHS Test Prep for Teens

Save money as you help your child prepare to score high on the upcoming New York City Specialized High School Exam. Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) offers a 15% discount to the children of Baruch faculty and staff members. Intensive test preparation classes begin Tuesday, August 4. Find out more here or call Patti Juza at x5114.

CAPS Fall 2009 Catalog

Over 1000 courses at Baruch’s Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) Division begin at the end of September and faculty and staff members can enroll for free on a space available basis. Immediate family members enjoy a 15% discount on CAPS enrollment.* If your department would like a supply of catalogs, please call CAPS at x5000. Or visit the CAPS web site to download the catalog or check for the latest course information online: www.baruch.cuny.edu/caps

*ESL classes and courses offered by CAPS educational partners cannot be discounted.