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Baruch Ranked One of 50 Best Value Public Colleges by Princeton Review
CUNY Professional Development Opportunities for February '09


Arts and Culture

Jan. 28: "Under The Lights"

Workshops, Seminars, and Panel Discussions

Jan. 20: View The Inauguration of President Obama Live at Baruch


Baruch Ranked One of 50 Best Value Public Colleges by Princeton Review

Baruch College has been selected as one of the 50 best value public colleges in the nation for 2009, according to a Princeton Review/USA Today survey. The publications released their list of the 100 “Best Value” colleges in the nation earlier this month, dividing them into public and private categories. Click here for more information.


CUNY Professional Development Opportunities for February '09

Visit the following link to fill out the course application: http://web.cuny.edu/administration/ohrm/training-development/PDLMAPPLICATION5.doc.

Below is a listing of professional development courses for February 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 Leah Schanke in the Office of Human Resources at 646-660-6591 or e-mail application to Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu. University Training likes to receive applications at least one week 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: 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.

Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Effective Leadership
(for managers and supervisors)

Description: How do you manage people without manipulating them? How can you manage your personal emotions and "read" those of your employees? A review of the basics with lots of interaction.

Date: February 10 and 11 (2-day course)
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No.: C9207
Cost: $120 per person

Giving Effective Ongoing Feedback (for managers and supervisors)

Description: Feedback can be the key to retaining talented employees.
Date: February 17
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No.: C1041
Cost: $60 per person

Dealing with Difficult People (for administrative support staff)

Description: A favorite among administrative support staff. Helps participants understand the needs of their managers.
Date: February 18
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 41st Street
Course No.: C6060
Cost: $60 per person

Clown: A Diversity Experience (for all staff) New!
Description: Basic diversity concepts presented in a non-threatening manner.
Date: February 20
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No.: PDP121
Cost: FREE


Arts and Culture

Wednesday, Jan. 28 - 31, 7:30 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center

"Under the Lights"

City at Peace-New York is proud to present its first premiere of 2009, “Under the Lights”. This original musical is written and performed by a diverse group of New York City teenagers from the stories of their lives and their ideas for change around the most serious conflicts they face.

$30 General Admission
$10 Student and Seniors

Nagelberg Theater
Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

More Info: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac/calendar/event.php?id=403


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Tuesday, Jan. 20, 11: 15 am | School of Public Affairs

Presidential Inauguration Viewing and Panel Discussion

Join Dean David Birdsell and the School of Public Affairs community to watch the broadcast of Barack Obama as he takes the oath of office as the 44th President of the United States. A discussion featuring Professors Sarah Ryan and Douglas Muzzio will follow the inaugural address.

More Info: Visit the School of Public Affairs website.