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Deferred Compensation 457 Plan Rep on Campus, Mar. 19

Annual Teaching and Technology Conference on Mar. 27

Let’s Talk Ethics: The Student Recruiter’s Perspective


Arts and Culture

Mar. 15: BPAC Kids Concert: Uncle Rock and the Playthings

Mar. 16: Great Works Spring Season Reading

Mar. 19: Risky Business

Workshops and Seminars

Mar. 19: Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture Series Presents Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard

Mar. 19: CUNY China Study Tour for Educators Information Session



Deferred Compensation 457 Plan Rep on Campus

To: Full Time and Part Time Baruch Faculty and Staff

From: Donna Katz, SPHR DK
Associate Director of Human Resources

A New York State Deferred Compensation Plan representative will be on campus on Thursday, Mar. 19 from 12 pm to 2 pm. The information session will be held in Room 200, 135 East 22nd Street. For more information, contact Bina Kumar at 1-800-422-8463 ext. 44329 or visit www.nysdcp.com. No RSVP required. Download the following flyer for information: www.baruch.cuny.edu/hr/documents/SPR09NRM-0122NY-NY.pdf


Annual Teaching and Technology Conference on Mar. 27

Baruch College will hold its 12th annual Teaching and Technology Conference on Friday, Mar. 27 in the Newman Vertical Campus. The conference is an opportunity for faculty and staff to share the work they are doing with their colleagues. This year the presentations cover course blogging, tablet PCs in the classroom, iTunes, clickers, ethics, visual media, GIS software, Blackboard 8.0, online Math homework, oral communication assessment, assistive technology, and incorporating gaming into tutorials. The full program and free registration are available at www.baruch.cuny.edu/teachtech/.


Let’s Talk Ethics: The Student Recruiter’s Perspective

You may be aware Mar. 23rd through Mar. 27th is Baruch College Ethics Week. As part of the week’s programming, the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity is sponsoring Let’s Talk Ethics: The Student Recruiter’s Perspective on Thursday, Mar. 26 from 12 pm to 1:45 pm. Lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 am. Senior recruiters and industry experts from leading national companies will share with students ethical traps to avoid during the recruiting process, as well as campus and volunteer activities to highlight their positive moral and ethical standing. The panel will be moderated by Dean John Elliott and panelists include:

Ken Boyer, Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting, E&Y
Andre Lee, National Director of Talent Management, InRoads
Blane Ruschack, Executive Director of University Relations & Recruiting, KPMG

The panel provides a great opportunity for students to participate in an ethics dialogue, ask questions, and network. Please encourage your students to attend. Contact Matthew LePere via e-mail at matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu or by phone at 646-312-3231 for more information. Register online at http://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/ethics2009.


Arts and Culture

Sunday, Mar. 15, 1 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center

BPAC Kids Concert Series: Uncle Rock and the Playthings

Uncle Rock delivers kid-tested mom-approved concerts for ages 3 to 11. $10 with Baruch ID.

Monday, Mar. 16, 1:30, 6 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center

Great Works Reading Series: “I Can’t Remember Anything”

A one-act by Arthur Miller and two short plays by Harold Pinter.

Thursday, Mar. 19, 12:40 pm | Asian/Asian American Studies Program

"Risky Business"

Three shorts by Asian American filmmakers. Damn the Past, a musical love story set at an auto repair shop by Juli Kang; Underpass, a family of Khmer Rouge survivors find hope when they reach out to a young illegal immigrant; and Manoj, a mockumentary about a desperate Indian stand-up comedian.


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Thursday, Mar. 19, 9:30 am | Executives on Campus

Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture Series: Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard

The guest speaker, Mr. Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard, is president and CEO, Timex Group B.V., one of the world's top watch companies. He is also the chairman of the board of Timex Group India Ltd. He will discuss business leadership and take questions. RSVP to eoc@baruch.cuny.edu.

Thursday, Mar. 19, 3:30 pm | Weissman Center for International Business

CUNY China Study Tour for Educators Information Session

The study tour is ideal for all full time faculty and staff, especially staff in the areas of student affairs and academic services, who need to learn more about Asia and China and the important and growing cohort of Asian students at CUNY. The session takes place in the eighth floor conference room at 137, E. 25th Street, and includes a presentation from Professor Yang Zhizhong, director of the CUNY student program at Nanjing University; a video about this professional development/study tour for educators; and presentations from participants in past programs.

Applications are welcome now! Download the program flyer at http://www.csi.cuny.edu/international/projects_programs/ChinaStudyTour.pdf.

Visit www.csi.cuny.edu/international/projects_programs/ChinaStudyTourApplication.pdf to download the study tour application.