The first official rankings of the 2011 men's volleyball season have been released and the Baruch College Bearcats are ranked #7 nationally in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III Poll. Get the full story.
On CUNY-TV: Chancellor Goldstein Speaks on Coping With the State's Tough Economic Environment
Don't miss CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein speaking about the new strategies required for dealing with New York State's difficult financial crisis on CUNY TV. The footage was shot at the January 11th Center for Educational Innovation — Public Education Association (cei-PEA) luncheon. The program will air on CUNY TV, Channel 75, on the following dates:
- Wednesday, January 19 - 1 pm, 10 pm
- Saturday, January 22 - 5 pm
- Sunday, January 23 - 8:30 am
This program can also be streamed on the CUNYTV website here.
Schedule an Appointment to Participate in Baruch's Spring '11 Blood Drive
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. A reminder will be posted closer to the dates of the blood drive.
Submissions Sought for Abraham J. Briloff Prizes in Ethics 2010-2011
The Abraham J. Briloff Prizes in Ethics are intended to stimulate scholarship in the field of ethics, with an emphasis on ethics in professional life. The prizes are funded by a gift from alumnus Charles R. Dreifus, ('66, MBA '73) in honor of Abraham J. Briloff, Emmanuel Saxe Distinguished Professor of Accountancy Emeritus. The prizes are awarded annually to a faculty member who has written an important topical article, essay or book on ethics and to a student or students who have written an outstanding research paper or essay, also as it relates to current events.
"Ethics" in professional life is used in the broadest sense. Relevant topics include but are not limited to: ethical decision making for managers and professionals related to business enterprises, the ethical and social implications of investment policies, ethics in public policy, ethics in law and medicine, ethics in the academic world, the ethics of business and government relations, and corporate accountability.
FOR THE FACULTY PRIZE, any faculty member may submit an article, essay, op-ed piece, website, or book, unpublished or recently published. Works must be topical and current; relevance is more important than length. THE FACULTY AWARD IS $1,500.
FOR THE STUDENT PRIZE, any currently enrolled Baruch College student may submit an original essay or research paper. Work that was done for a course may be submitted for this prize. Works must be topical and current; relevance is more important than length. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. THE STUDENT AWARD IS $500.
The prize winners are selected by a committee of faculty from the Zicklin School of Business, the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Public Affairs. The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 18, 2011.
Submissions and questions should be addressed to the Briloff Prizes in Ethics Committee via email to: Provost.Office@baruch.cuny.edu,
Subject: Briloff Prizes
Jan. 31, 6 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Suite 2-140, 55 Lexington Ave
This seminar will cover cutting edge ethnographic research techniques that will enable you to develop consumer insights and gain a competitive advantage. Examples from several organizations across industries will be reviewed and discussed. Register online.
Jan. 13-23: Nagelberg Theatre, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
Dzul Dance was created in 2003 and fuses dance with aerial arts as a means to communicate indigenous pre-Hispanic and Mexican culture and create dialogue between contemporary art and historical heritage. After a sell-out 2010 season, Dzul Dance returns with the premiere of Forest of Kings, and the return of its highly acclaimed performance, Danzon. More info
Jan. 21, 9 pm: Mason Hall, Field Building, 17 Lexington Avenue
The Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian comedy trio that has appeared in television specials from Comedy Central to BBC America. Their hit comedy mockumentary TV series,Trailer Park Boys, ran from 2001-2007, and was included in film festivals across the country and beyond. Their current show is touring to theaters across the United States and Canada. More info
Jan. 23, 5:30 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
The New York Flute Club presents its 91st concert season with Nicolas Duchamp performing works by Philippe Gaubert on Sunday, Jan. 23. More info
Jan. 22, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Suite 9-215, 55 Lexington Ave, $200
This experiential seminar will offer the fundamental strategies that you need to know to be effective at the bargaining table. Dr. Mary Kern is an award winning instructor with research published in the Harvard Business Review, Group Decision and Negotiation, International Journal of Conflict Management, Academy of Management Learning and Education, and Psychological Science. RSVP by Jan. 20 to firstname.lastname@example.org. More info