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ANNOUNCEMENTS

An Invitation to the Annual Baruch College Holiday Celebration

CUNY TV Programming Now on the Web

Memorial Scholarship Raises $27,000 in Honor of Dr. Salih Neftci

EVENTS

Workshops and Seminars

Dec. 7: A Brief History of Scandal

Dec. 10: Sustainability Case Presentatio

Arts and Culture

Dec. 10: Baruch in Concert

OFFERINGS

December is “Save Yourself” Month!

Announcements

An Invitation to the Annual Baruch College Holiday Celebration

On Thursday, Dec. 17, from 3:30-5:30 pm, a holiday gathering for all Baruch College faculty and staff will be held at the Newman Vertical Campus, rooms 14-220 and 14-250. For more details on the festivities, see the printable invitation at http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/documents/holidaypartyinvite.pdf.

CUNY TV Programming Now on the Web

The Baruch College CUNY TV page is now hosting direct links to video from Baruch programming featured on CUNY TV, channel 75. The upcoming programming schedule is also available and is updated regularly.

Memorial Scholarship Raises $27,000 in Honor of Dr. Salih Neftci

In less than one month, Baruch College Master of Science in Financial Engineering (MFE) alumni and students raised $27,000 toward a scholarship established in honor of Dr. Salih Neftci, a longtime professor in the Baruch MFE program, who passed away in April 2009.The first scholarship will be awarded in February 2010 to a Baruch MFE student who has demonstrated the desire and ability to help others in understanding the principles of financial engineering, a very important initiative to Dr. Neftci.

Workshops and Seminars

Dec. 7, 6 pm | Information and Technology Building, Room 750, 151 E. 25th Street

A Brief History of Scandal

Hear the amazing stories of great scandals from the railroads and Robber Barons to Enron and Madoff, and what lessons they still teach us. This program is sponsored by the CEO Trust in partnership with the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity.

Dec. 10, 12:30-2:30 pm | Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-250, 55 Lexington Ave

Sustainability Case Presentation

If you had $1,000 to improve the environmental/sustainability programs at your school, what would you do? KPMG posed this very question to students participants in its Living Green Case Competition and 11 teams from Baruch College stepped up to the plate to provide answers. This event will honor Baruch's participants and provide them with an opportunity to share their ideas with the entire College Community. RSVP by calling 646-312-3231 or email Matthew.LePere@baruch.cuny.edu.

Arts and Culture

Dec. 10, 1 pm | Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Baruch in Concert

Baruch in Concert features Baruch students playing and singing music of diverse styles and traditions, from piano classics to songs old and new, from the early Baroque to contemporary rock. More info

Offerings

December is “Save Yourself” Month!

Below is a listing of professional development courses for December 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 here and fax the completed application to Fanny Zou in the Office of Human Resources at 646-660-6591 or e-mail your 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. For questions regarding registering for any of the courses, please contact Leah Schanke, Baruch College training and development specialist, at Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu or 646-660-6618.

Stressmakers and Stressbreakers: How to Stress-Proof Your Life

For all staff — focuses on how we can better manage the stress we experience and develop greater resiliency to handle challenges both in and outside of the workplace. The workshop explores the ways in which job stress can impact our ability to concentrate, to work well with others, to experience job satisfaction, and to perform well both on and off the job. Participants will learn strategies and coping mechanisms for increased stress control.

Date: 12/08/2009
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No. C9086
Cost: $60 per person

Leading Short-Term Improvement Projects

For professional staff — presents an overview of project management concepts and introduces the framework of the project management lifecycle. Participants will learn such concepts as stakeholder management, project initiation and scope verification, and the use of specific tools to achieve project success.

Date: 12/11/2009
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No. C9014
Cost: $60 per person