The Princeton Review Names Baruch One of Best 371 Colleges
The Princeton Review has once again named Baruch College one of the best in America, according to their just-released survey of “The Best 371 Colleges – 2010 Edition.” The popular guide, widely used by parents and high school students, represents only about 15% of the country’s 2,500 4-year colleges and inclusion is prestigious. The Review cites Baruch for its rigorous academics, the “beautiful” Newman Vertical Campus, and “hardworking” students. This is the second year in a row have achieved this distinction.
Baruch College Mourns the Passing of George Weissman (’39)
Baruch College notes with deepest sorrow the passing of George Weissman (’39), whose generosity and vision had a transformative effect on our classrooms, our students and the excellence of our academics. Along with a handful of others, George Weissman changed the landscape of philanthropy at Baruch. A founding Trustee of the Baruch College Fund in 1969, he was a devoted supporter of his alma mater for more than four decades. Full Article
Study with the BestóBaruch College Special
Baruch College’s Bert W. and Sandra Wasserman Trading Floor in the Subotnick Financial Services Center is the backdrop for a special CUNY-TV segment of “Study with the Best.” The program focuses on the difficult economic situation in which many students find themselves, and on what CUNY is doing to help its students find jobs and cope with new economic realities. The half-hour program features commentary by Dean John Elliott and several Baruch students, and mentions the good work of the Starr Career Development Center. “Study with the Best” will air on CUNY-TV (TimeWarner Cable's Channel 75) on the following schedule:
President Waldron Invites You to the 2009 Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, August 5th, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The William and Anita Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-220
Join us for this refreshing tradition! Please stop by to have a cone or make your own sundae, if only for a few minutes.
Fruit, cookies, beverages, and kosher options will also be available.
Newman Library Now Open Fridays and Saturdays
In response to student requests for additional summer library hours the Newman Library will be open on Fridays and Saturdays for the remainder of the College’s summer session. The library’s hours through August 13 will be Monday - Saturday 7:00 a.m. to midnight. The hours of operation of the service desks in the library are posted on the library hours web page.
Campus Construction Notice
Preventive maintenance is required on the façade of the Information and Technology Building, 151 East 25th Street. Starting this Friday, July 10th, a protective platform will be erected over the 25th Street sidewalk. The required work is expected to be completed before the end of the summer at which time the platform will be removed. The platform is similar to the one located on the Newman Vertical Campus 24th Street Plaza. Should you need any additional info, please email or call Lisa Edwards at 646-660-6042.
New Listing on Baruch’s Social Media Directory
Facebook: Continuing and Professional Studies
15% Off NYCSHS Test Prep for Teens
Save money as you help your child prepare to score high on the upcoming New York City Specialized High School Exam. Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) offers a 15% discount to the children of Baruch faculty and staff members. Intensive test preparation classes begin Tuesday, August 4. Find out more here or call Patti Juza at x5114.
CAPS Fall 2009 Catalog
Over 1000 courses at Baruch’s Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) Division begin at the end of September and faculty and staff members can enroll for free on a space available basis. Immediate family members enjoy a 15% discount on CAPS enrollment.* If your department would like a supply of catalogs, please call CAPS at x5000. Or visit the CAPS web site to download the catalog or check for the latest course information online: www.baruch.cuny.edu/caps
*ESL classes and courses offered by CAPS educational partners cannot be discounted.