Announcing the Dr. Susan A. Locke Award Nominations for 2011
The Susan A. Locke Award was created to honor Dr. Susan A. Locke and the years of devotion, commitment, energy, empathy, intelligence, vision, and loving attention she has given to the Honors Program at Baruch College and its countless students. The SAL Award recipient will be a Baruch, Macaulay, or Provost Scholar who embodies two of the main qualities that characterize Dr. Locke: selfless service to the Honors Program, Baruch College, and/or broader community; and full and enthusiastic engagement in the learning process. To learn more about student eligibity and nomination requirements and to download a nomination form, click here. Nominations are due by Monday, March 7, 5:00 pm.
Baruch College Alumni Magazine (BCAM) Launches New Online Content
Suffering from winter doldrums and feel in need of some inspiration? Visit the newly updated Baruch College Alumni Magazine online.
Featured are three young Baruchians who have set up shop as a clothing designer, the CEO of a gluten-free baked goods company, and a jewelry maker.
But students and alumni aren't the only Baruchians who are entrepreneurial — our faculty is as well. Read about School of Public Affairs Associate Professor Jennifer Goldstein, who secured a prestigious multiyear grant to collaborate with scholars and teachers throughout New York City to uncover factors that influence teacher turnover and its impact on school functioning and effectiveness.
Attention trivia buffs: Check out the latest "Did You Know..." to learn of a surprising couple.
Also get updates from Executives On Campus, VITA, and the Harman Writer-in-Residence Program.
Spring '11 Blood Drive Taking Place March 8-9 — Register Now!
The Baruch College Spring 2011 Blood Drive will be taking place on Tuesday, March 8 and Wednesday, March 9 from 11 am - 4:30 pm. Make your commitment to helping save lives by booking your appointment now!
Bearcats to Play Lehman in CUNYAC Final
After a victorious 91-59 CUNYAC/Con Edison Semifinal against John Jay College, the Baruch Bearcats will be heading to the CUNYAC Final seeking to win their fifth title in team history. For details on the team's semifinal win, click here. For free tickets to the final game scheduled for Saturday, February 26th, at 3:00 pm in CCNY's Nat Holman Gymnasium, call 646-312-5048.
This seminar will review conventional and unconventional qualitative research techniques that will help you identify consumer needs. Specific case studies will be reviewed and discussed. Register online.
Our expert panel will discuss the new atmosphere on Wall Street and analyze the legal and investment implications of the recent SEC investigations and prosecutions. Investment professionals and students will gain valuable insights into the dynamics of the enforcement of the laws that regulate the everyday business of equities research and investing. Register online.
Feb. 27: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
The New York Flute Club presents its 91st concert season with acclaimed concert flutist Andras Adorján on Sunday, Feb. 27. More info
March 6: The Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st Floor, $22
Set amidst the intersection of age-old tradition and encroaching modernity, The Dybbuk is an engrossing story of ill-fated lovers, spiritual ascension, and ghostly reunion. Before the show, meet director Lenny Leibowitz and members of the acting company and stay for a Q&A session after the performance. RSVP by calling 646-660-6132. More info
Living Smart Seminars for Faculty and Staff
In the fall, the Office of Human Resources announced a new program, Living Smart Seminars, designed to help faculty and staff better manage the demands and complexity of daily life. These free sessions are conducted by experienced professionals from Corporate Counseling Associates (CCA) who administers the CUNY Work/Life Program. To register for one or both seminars, please send an e-mail stating the title of the session you would like to attend to HR.Learning@baruch.cuny.edu or call 646-660-6618 to register by telephone. Please register early as space is limited and to avoid unnecessary cancellation of a seminar. For questions regarding this program or other professional development opportunities, please send an email to Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu or call 646-660-6618.
Finding Meaning in Your Work
Tuesday, March 15, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
We spend most of our life at work. Despite this fact, many people experience a lack of satisfaction. Mundane routines and job stress can get in the way of enjoying what we do on a daily basis. This seminar provides participants an opportunity to explore different ways to reinvigorate your professional life with a renewed sense of meaning and energy.
Thursday, March 24, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Stress is a normal part of our everyday lives and has a significant impact on our physical, mental, and professional well-being. CCA's most popular seminar provides an overview to help you define the sources of stress in your life, explore how you personally experience stress and how to develop positive coping skills in response to stress.