Baruch College Hall Of History Installed in the Information and Technology Building
There’s something new on the Baruch College campus and it’s big and eye-catching: two giant murals on the east and west walls of the atrium depicting Baruch College’s rich heritage — from the founding of the Free Academy in 1847 to the opening of the Newman Vertical Campus in 2001. Read more
Zicklin CFO Survey Makes Headlines
The third quarter CFO Outlook Survey from Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business and Chief and Financial Executives International (FEI) revealed a heightened sense of confidence toward the U.S. economy and their own companies — and the news is spreading. To see a full listing of media coverage on the survey, click here. To find out more about the survey, click here.
Training Sessions on Blackboard, Smart Lecterns, Powerpoint, Blogging, etc.
Faculty training sessions are open to full-time faculty and adjuncts. Additional one-on-one sessions are sometimes available. Scheduled sessions can be found at http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/training/faculty_training.html
For more information, please contact Kevin Wolff, Instructional Designer at Kevin.Wolff@baruch.cuny.edu or 646-312-1149
Research-Related Events Calendar Being Maintained Online
A schedule of department-sponsored, research-related events at Baruch is available at http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/facultyhandbook/DepartmentalResearchPresentations.htm
Departmental representatives should contact Hartley Bramhall with any additions or changes, preferably before your event takes place.
Writing Center Seeking Volunteers for Faculty Interview Series
This semester, the Writing Center is beginning a faculty interview series aimed at demystifying for students the requirements of writing in various disciplines. Veronica Karpoich, a Macaulay Honors student and the Writing Center’s Presidential Intern, will arrange, conduct, film, and edit the interviews. These interviews will be posted to the Writing Center website as a resource for students. We will ask that you find a piece of writing in your discipline, authored by yourself or another scholar, that you can use to anchor the discussion and point out specific examples. Interviews should be less than 30 minutes and will be edited to their most concise, informative, and flattering form. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be interviewed for this series.
25,000 T-Shirts for Haiti: Drop Box at the BPAC
Baruch College is participating in a t-shirt donation campaign to help the residents of Haiti who lost their homes and personal belongings in the recent earthquake. If you have extra t-shirts, from a promotion or event (or just extra ones that you bought but don’t wear), please consider donating them at the Box Office in the lobby of the NVC, across from the 25th Street entrance. Call or email John Malatesta at (646) 312-4083 or email@example.com with any questions.
CUNYAC Championship Tournament Begins
The first round of the CUNYAC basketball championship tournament begins this weekend. The Baruch men, seeded #3, play the College of Staten Island at 1 pm in the Baruch College gym. The Baruch women, seeded #1, will play Medgar Evers, seeded #8, on Sunday at 1 pm, also in the Baruch gym. There is no admission charge to any game in the tournament, however, tickets will be required for the semifinal and championship rounds, for which dates and information will be provided should Baruch proceed in the championship. For more information, please call 646-312-5048.
Feb. 22, 12:30 pm | Administrative Building, Room 308, 135 East 22nd St.
Perspectives on Immigration: Chinatown Buses, All-You-Can-Eat Buffets, and an Expanding Transnational Labor Migration Circuit
The 2009-2010 Perspectives on Immigration lecture series continues with Ken Guest of the Weissman School of Arts & Sciences delivering a lecture titled "Chinatown Buses, All-You-Can-Eat Buffets, and an Expanding Transnational Labor Migration Circuit." Talk will be approximately 45 minutes to be followed by questions and discussion.
Feb. 24, 12:00 pm | Information and Technology Building, Room 750, 151 E. 25th Street
Zicklin Graduate Leadership Speaker Series Presents Diane D’Erasmo, Executive Vice President HSBC Bank
Diane D'Erasmo, industry leader, will be participating in the Zicklin Graduate Leadership Speaker Series. The Speaker Series includes lunch, a formal presentation, and an opportunity for students and alumni to speak with Ms. D'Erasmo. Business attire is required. Please RSVP online.
Feb. 24, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Newman Vertical Campus, Room 1-107, 55 Lexington Avenue
Am I Hispanic, Latino, Black, African-American, none-of-the-above, all-of-the-above or something else entirely? How do ethnic identities and racial labels arise and change over time? Why do they matter and what are their implications? Join faculty members of the Black and Hispanic Studies Dept. as they discuss these issues and consider options for renaming their department. Student input is also greatly encouraged.
Call for Submissions for Focus on Photography: Images from the Baruch Community
You are invited to submit your photographs for potential inclusion in Focus on Photography, a juried exhibition that will be presented this spring at Baruch’s Mishkin Gallery. All members of the Baruch community — students, staff, and faculty — are welcome to participate. The entry deadline is March 5, 2010. Click for more info and submission information.
Tonight: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
The Breakfast is a hard-hitting jazz rock experimental quartet whose music ranges from progressive rock to sonic landscapes. More info
Feb. 19 - Feb. 27: Nagelberg Theatre, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
Shakespeare’s iconic romantic tragedy of innocent young lovers falling victim to family hatred and cruel destiny... swords clash, everlasting love is promised and a treacherous sleeping potion is swallowed in the greatest love story of all time. Young love has never been so delightful or as dangerous as in this stirring new production from the Acting Company. Tickets are $45. More info
Feb. 22: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
Weissman Talks Onstage Dialogue Series: A Screening and Discussion of the PBS Documentary “Dolley Madison: America’s First Lady”
At a time when women could neither vote nor participate officially in politics, Dolley Madison, wife of the fourth president James Madison, became one of the most influential and best loved figures of her day. The Weissman Talks Onstage Dialogue Series is proud to present a special screening of the PBS Documentary “Dolley Madison: America’s First Lady,” followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the film’s producers, writers, and scholars.More info