In the News
      • Prof. Nachum Wins Emerald 2012 Outstanding Author Award
      • Prof. Treitler Speaks at United Nations Racism and Migration Symposium
  • Events
      April 4: Navigating Change in the Accounting Profession and Business World
      April 17: Sustainability Evolved: Embedding ESG Performance in Corporate Valuations

    Sports
    • • Men's Tennis Improve to 6-0 at Home, Defeat Staten Island
  • Baruch Performing Arts Center Events
      March 29 - April 1: DUEL by Sidra Bell Dance New York
      March 31: Platanos Y Collard Greens
      April 4-5: The Joel Segall Great Works Reading Series: Miss Julie by August Strindberg

    Offerings
    • April 10 - 27: CUNY Professional Development Courses

In the News

Prof. Nachum Wins Emerald 2012 Outstanding Author Award

Emerald Literati Network AwardsLilach Nachum, professor of international business and strategy at Baruch College, has been chosen as an Outstanding Author Contribution Award Winner in the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012. The awards recognize authors who have contributed to Emerald Publishing's scholarly journals and books and exemplify their commitment to internationality; diversity; support for scholarly research; encouragement of applied research; and to ensuring the best possible reader, author and customer experience. Nachum is being recognized for her chapter, "The Home-Based Advantages and a Hierarchy of Location Resources: Foreign and Local Firms Dependency on Location Resources," published in Advances in International Management (volume 24), 2011. Congratulations to Prof. Nachum!

Prof. Treitler Speaks at United Nations Racism and Migration Symposium

Prof. Treitler at the SymposiumProf. Vilna Bashi Treitler of Baruch College's Black & Hispanic Studies Department spoke at a United Nations symposium around issues of racism, migration, and development on Thursday, March 22. The panel was organized by the UN Commission on Human Rights, and especially the Commission's Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) subcommittees that focus on racism. Treitler's talk focused on the social construction of race and racism. As a result of her participation, she has accepted invitations to join two NGO subcommittees: the NGO Subcommittee on Racism and Mental Health, and the NGO Subcommittee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Events

April 4, 12:30 pm: Mitsui USA Lunch-Time Forum: Navigating Change in the Accounting Profession and Business World

Information & Technology Building, Rackow Conference Room (750), 151 E. 25 St.

The Baruch College Weissman Center for International Business, in cooperation with the Mitsui USA Foundation, presents a talk with Karole Lloyd, vice chair at Ernst & Young and Southeast managing partner. More info

April 17, 6 pm: Sustainability Evolved: Embedding ESG Performance in Corporate Valuations

Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-220, 55 Lexington Ave

Short-term profits at the expense of long-term sustainability is one of the main drivers of the recession, the occupy Wall Street movement, and the subject of political debate on Capitol Hill. Expanded corporate performance measures can put an end to this myopic approach to profit returns. Companies have begun to include Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) measures in their reports.  A panel, including ESG analysts, users, and investors, will discuss. Register online. More info

Sports

Men's Tennis Improve to 6-0 at Home, Defeat Staten Island 8-1

tennis

The men’s tennis team won their seventh straight match and improved to 3-0 in the CUNYAC following an 8-1 victory over the College of Staten Island on Tuesday afternoon at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York.

The Bearcats won five of the six singles and all three doubles to improve to a perfect 6-0 at home at the National Tennis Center. More info

Baruch Performing Arts Center Events

March 29 - April 1: DUEL by Sidra Bell Dance New York

Nagelberg Theatre, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Sidra Bell Dance New York is a NYC-based contemporary dance troupe presenting innovative, provocative and kinetic dance theater works. The company's repertoire features pieces that are simultaneously haunting, emotionally transporting, complex, dynamic, articulate, sensual and highly physical. More info

March 31, 8 pm: Platanos Y Collard Greens

Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

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 in its seventh season! If you haven't seen it yet, it's time to experience this hilarious romantic comedy. More info

April 4-5: The Joel Segall Great Works Reading Series: Miss Julie by August Strindberg

Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Miss JulieThis classic play about love, lust, class, and the battle of the sexes will be read on stage as part of the Joel Segall Great Works Reading Series. This reading is a 60-minute abridged version of the classic play, performed by a professional company of actors. More info


Offerings

April 10 - 27: CUNY Professional Development Courses

Below is a listing of the remaining courses offered for April 2012 from the Office of Professional Development and Learning Management (CUNY University Training). To register for one or more courses, please complete the application located here and fax the completed application to Andrew Smilowitz in the Office of Human Resources at 646-660-6614 or e-mail your application to HR.Learning@baruch.cuny.edu no later than seven days before the class date. Most courses are free or have a reasonable fee that will be charged to the College, not to individual department budgets.

For further information on professional development programs from CUNY University Training, please visit the CUNY training web site: www.cuny.edu/training.

For questions regarding registering for any of the courses, please contact Andrew Smilowitz at Andrew.Smilowitz@baruch.cuny.edu or 646-660-6592 or Leah Schanke at Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu or 646-660-6618.

Tuesday, April 10, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Working with Generations X, Y, and Z (C9263)
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Gain an understanding of the different generational styles to foster positive and productive workplace interactions across generations.

Wednesday, April 11, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Effective Office Management for Today’s Workplace (C2202)
Location: Central Office at 41st Street
For Administrative Staff
Explore common workplace challenges, as well as strategies for managing time and changing priorities, developing effective office routines, better communication, increased motivation and enlisting help to build a team environment.

Friday, April 13, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Excel Level 1 (WTT141)
Location: Baruch College
Learn to create, edit and format Excel worksheets. An introduction to formulas, functions and the chart wizard also will be presented.

Tuesday, April 17, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Effective Telephone Skills (C5044)
Location: Central Office at 41st Street
For Administrative Staff
Learn to create “customer” satisfaction through effective communication and to deal effectively with difficult people over the telephone.

Friday, April 20, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Managing Multiple Priorities (C5044)
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
For Administrative Staff
Learn to clarify and set work and personal goals and priorities, stay organized, take charge of time, recognize and overcome productivity killers, and utilize planning and organizing tools to measure and monitor progress.

Tuesday, April 24, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
“People Smart” Strategies for Positive Relationships (C9156)
Location: Central Office
For Administrative Staff
Explore smart strategies to manage personality conflicts, complain less, maintain self-control, and avoid undermining your own work performance when faced with challenging situations.

Friday, April 27, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Excel Level 2 (WTT241)
Location: Baruch College
Learn to rotate chart text, plot data, work with objects, and sort and protect data. Create headers and footers, sparklines, and work with formulas and functions (such as “If” functions).

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