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Attorney General Includes Baruch's Prof. Jack Krauskopf on Leadership Committee for Nonprofit Revitalization

Two Baruch Psychology Professors Win 2011 M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace

Paid Sick Day Legislation Opinion Analysis Prepared by Baruch Prof. Hector R. Cordero-Guzman Featured in HuffPost Business Article

ANNOUNCEMENTS

New Weight Watchers At Work Session for Summer -- Register July 11th

EVENTS

July 7, 14, 16, 17: Baruch College and The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity to be Featured in PBS Business Ethics Program

News
 

Attorney General Includes Baruch's Prof. Jack Krauskopf on Leadership Committee for Nonprofit Revitalization

KrauskopfThis week Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the members of his Leadership Committee for Nonprofit Revitalization. The task force, composed of 29 leaders in the nonprofit sector from across New York State, is charged with presenting a series of recommendations to the Attorney General to reduce the regulatory burdens and costs on nonprofits while strengthening nonprofit accountability. James A. (Jack) Krauskopf, distinguished lecturer and director of the Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management in the School of Public Affairs, will be part of the esteemed group helping to make recommendations to revitalize the nonprofit sector in the state this year. More information on this initiative is available here. Congratulations to Prof. Krauskopf on this honorable appointment.

Two Baruch Psychology Professors Win 2011 M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace

Goldstein Scherbaum
Profs. Goldstein & Scherbaum

The Society for Industrial and Organizational (I-O) Psychology has announced four winners of their annual M. Scott Myers Award honoring practitioners who have developed and conducted/applied a specific project or product representing an example of outstanding practice of I-O psychology in the workplace. Among the winners were two Baruch College professors, Harold W. Goldstein and Charles A. Scherbaum. The two were recognized for their research on developing employment tests that minimize the negative impact on minority test-takers while still predicting job performance. Our congratulations go out to them.

Paid Sick Day Legislation Opinion Analysis Prepared by Baruch Prof. Hector R. Cordero-Guzman Featured in HuffPost Business Article

HuffPost Business recently took a closer look at the potential for New York legislation around minimum standards for paid sick days for employees, much like the bill passed in Connecticut last month. The article cites a report conducted by Baruch College Survey Research within the School of Public Affairs prepared by professor Hector R. Cordero-Guzman which analyzed the opinions of New York City residents on minimum wage, paid sick days, and living wages. The findings of the report, the HuffPost article points out, show that nearly 90 percent of NYC residents support the idea of all workers being allowed to earn at least five paid sick days per year.

Announcements
 

New Weight Watchers At Work Session for Summer -- Register July 11th

Baruch's Weight Watchers at Work program for faculty, staff, and student starts their new session for summer next month. Join a free info session and register for the program on Monday, July 11 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm in Room 306 of The Field Building (17 Lexington Ave). 12 weeks for $168. Contact weightloss@baruch.cuny.edu for more info.

Events
 

Baruch College and The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity to be Featured in PBS Business Ethics Program

Baruch College and The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity play a prominent role in an upcoming episode of WLIW21's Business Ethics in the 21st Century in which host Bill Baker identifies an unexpected new consensus in the business world: long-term profits are impossible without long-term concern for society and the environment. Interviewed in the episode: Baruch College alumnus Lawrence Zicklin; Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity Director Donald Schepers; Yvon Chouinard, who turned Patagonia from a small, independent business into a $300 million empire without sacrificing his core mission; Gary Erickson, who built Clif Bar from his desire for a healthier way to recharge; and Beth Saurhaft, who oversees PepsiCo's sustainability in North America.

Catch the episode featuring RZCCI and Baruch College on WLIW21 on Thursday, July 7 at 7 pm and Thursday, July 14 at 5 am or on Channel 13 Saturday, July 16 at 1 pm and Sunday, July 17 at 11:30 pm.

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