Professor Donald H. Schepers Acknowledged for Contributions to 2010 United Nations Global Compact Report
The United Nations Global Compact is a voluntary initiative that relies on public accountability, transparency, and disclosure to improve business operations and strategies in the areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption. For their 2010 report, the organization was assisted by Donald Schepers, Baruch College Department of Management Professor and Academic Director of The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity, in analyzing data on local networks that have been established to spread the Global Compact message in their communities and countries. The full report, with acknowledgment for Professor Schepers' contributions, can be viewed here.
Register Now for the Baruch College Summer Blood Drive
The Summer 2010 Baruch College Blood Drive will be taking place on Wednesday, August 4 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Newman Vertical Campus Multipurpose Room, 1-107. To register for the drive and select an appointment time, click here.
Pathways Within Accountancy: Baruch Alumnus Stan Ross Is Your Guide
According to labor market analysts, accountants are in short supply and the number of jobs available will increase as Wall Street comes to terms with recently enacted government regulations. Careers in Accounting devotes individual chapters to public, corporate, non-profit and government Accounting as well as to Certification, Careers in Teaching and Finding that First Job. The book is accessible, with illustrative graphics and an easy-to-read format. It may be ordered from the AICPA store at www.aicpa.org.
Two Zicklin MBA Students are First-Place Winners in Case Writing Competition
Eric Pliner and Leslie MacKrell are first-place winners in the Reaching Out MBA 2010 international case writing competition, a foundation dedicated to promoting the acceptance and visibility of LGBT businesspeople and their interests in the workplace. As part of this effort, Reaching Out MBA runs an annual case writing competition to exemplify quality business cases that address contemporary Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender issues with sensitivity and sensibility. Pliner and MacKrell's case, which is based on the fictional Domestic Arcade, Inc., will be published by the European Case Clearing House (ECCH) later this summer.
August 11, 6:30 pm: Information & Technology Building, 151 E. 25th St, Room 750
The New York chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI-NY), in cooperation with the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College, is calling a special summer session to discuss the Dodd-Frank bill, a historic financial reform legislation recently passed by Congress, and its provisions regarding corporate governance, proxy access, executive compensation, market regulation, disclosure and more. More info
September 1, 9 am - 5 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-220, 55 Lexington Avenue
Join us for a 2009 - 2010 fiscal year tax update with Professor Sam Dyckman. 8 CPE credits are available for this program. This is the first of three seminars in the Zicklin Tax Seminar Series. Register online.
August 3-12: Bernie West Theatre, The Field Building, 17 Lexington Avenue
Pam and Richard are hosting their best friends Wendy and Tom for their annual dinner get-together. An animal sacrifice kicks off the evening, followed by a little more sex, violence, deception, revelations, wrestling and dancing than previous years. Hunter Gatherers is a dark comedy where the line between civilized and primal man is blurred. More info
August 7, 8:30 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
Kicking off this new comedy series at BPAC will be stand-up comedian Ted Alexandro, who has made late-night appearances on the David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, and Jimmy Kimmel shows, as well as daytime appearances on The View and bookings at comedy clubs across the country. More info
CCI Welcomes Students and Faculty from Aarhus University for its Forum on Strategic Communication Leadership
CCI - Corporate Communication International at Baruch College will welcome 20 Executive Master in Corporate Communication students and two faculty members from Aarhus University (Denmark) to participate in a forum on Strategic Communication Leadership, August 17-20, 2010, on campus. The forum will be an intensive professional and academic seminar focusing on the strategic adaptation of corporate communications to the current business and communication environment by examining issues of leadership, context, culture, models of practice, and performance measures. Forum faculty are senior corporate communication professionals and scholars. Joining Aarhus graduate students are area-practicing corporate communication professionals. Registration for Baruch graduate students is $875.00. More information is available at http://www.corporatecomm.org/strategicforum.html or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.