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IN THE NEWS

Baruch College’s Newman Real Estate Institute Awarded $422,528 Federal Grant for Online Certificate Programs

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Annual College Re-inventory Process Taking Place Now

Last Chance to Complete the CUNYfirst Survey

ARTS AND CULTURE

BPAC Events

June 12 - July 31: Platanos & Collard Greens

July 2-3: Steel Drums Musical: The Pan Man

OFFERINGS

Workplace Violence Prevention Training In July

Workshop: Supercharge Your Career Search in Tough Times

In the News
 

Baruch College’s Newman Real Estate Institute Awarded $422,528 Federal Grant for Online Certificate Programs

The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute of Baruch College has been awarded a 2-year, $422,528 grant by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to design and deliver an online certificate program for commercial building operators, property managers and portfolio asset managers that will equip them to plan a path toward net zero energy-consuming building operations. Baruch College is one of 18 colleges and universities selected, and the only recipient of any kind based in New York City. More info

Announcements
 

Annual College Re-inventory Process Taking Place Now

Each year, the College is mandated by New York State to conduct a physical re-inventory of equipment throughout the college. Property Management staff must physically see ALL equipment that is on campus, purchased by the College, as part of its physical re-inventory process. The staff will communicate and arrange a date and time for each visit, for which keys to ALL offices, classrooms, closets, and cabinets must be provided. For more information and to download the form for any authorized off-campus equipment, see http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/cfo/reinventory_process_2010.htm.

Last Chance to Complete the CUNYfirst Survey

Please be sure to take – and complete – the CUNYfirst survey by 5 pm today! The CUNYfirst Survey FAQ should answer any questions you have about the survey and CUNYfirst. The results will help the CUNYfirst team and staff, students, and faculty to make best use of the system in the future, so please complete the survey by 5 pm today. If you need the survey resent or have technical questions, please contact Mr. Rom Litwin, Operations Manager, Baruch College Survey Research, at 646-660-6776 or romuald.litwin@baruch.cuny.edu.

Arts and Culture

BPAC events

June 12 - July 31: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Platanos & Collard Greens

Platanos & Collard Greens is a sweetly enacted tale of secret lovers -- two college students from different cultures attracted at first sight -- until mom finds out and has a heart attack! This smash hit play is now entering its seventh season! If you haven't seen it yet, it's time to experience this hilarious romantic comedy. More info

July 2-3: Nagelberg Theatre, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Steel Drums Musical: The Pan Man

The Pan Man is a musical play set in the 1970’s on the beautiful island of Trinidad and Tobago when “the living was easy” and “pan” was considered real rebel music. It was a time when pan music was looked down on and viewed negatively by most of society. The story of “The Pan Man” brings humor to the history of pan through a multi-talented cast and lively, energetic original music. More info

Offerings
 

Workplace Violence Prevention Training In July

Attending training on workplace violence prevention is required by New York State Workplace Violence Prevention Law for all faculty and staff. Those who attended a session of Preventing Workplace Violence in 2007-08 or Civility and Violence (same class with new name) in 2008-09 at Baruch College do not have to attend upcoming sessions. In addition to helping the College reach full compliance, you will gain awareness on this important issue and be able to address concerns earlier, thereby helping to eliminate or minimize threatening incidents to maintain a secure, safe, and healthy campus environment for all of us.
Baruch College is committed to ensuring a safe and secure academic and work environment for all members of the College.

The training schedule is as follows:

Date Time Location
Tuesday, July 13 10:00 am – 12:00 pm VC 14-280
Thursday, July 15 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm VC 14-280

Monday, July 19
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm VC 14-269
Thursday, July 22 10:00 am – 12:00 pm VC 14-269
Tuesday, July 27 10:00 am – 12:00 pm VC 14-269

To register, email HR.Learning@baruch.cuny.edu. If you have 10 or more faculty/staff members who need to attend and would like to arrange a session for your division, school, or department, please contact Leah Schanke, Training and Development Specialist, at (646) 660-6618 or leah.schanke@baruch.cuny.edu.

You can review CUNY's Workplace Violence Policy and Procedures at this link:
http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hr/documents/CUNY-Policy-workplace_violence.pdf

July 20 - August 17, Tuesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue, Room TBA, $120 fee

Supercharge Your Career Search in Tough Times

This Department of Management's five-session intensive program is for students, alumni, and friends who are looking to promote their talent by mastering the skills needed for finding that new job, being noticed for advancement where they work, or transitioning to a new career. Review of resumes, practice managing awkward interview questions, and other areas needed for career success are included in the series. Meet with an executive coach to identify the path to your ideal career. Learn effective job search skills in role-plays and interactive exercises, and practice how to develop a strong workplace presence. Class size is strictly limited and will be held on five Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm. For more information or to register, please contact Linda Moore at 646-312-3620 or Linda.Moore@baruch.cuny.edu