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IN THE NEWS

Q3 Zicklin/FEI CFO Survey Released: Economic Confidence Rises as More CFOs Plan to Hire

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Lifetime Award for Distinguished Professor of Psychology Edwin Hollander

Fortune Society to Honor Fine and Performing Arts Professor Eric Krebs

EVENTS

Nov. 5: Crisis Management: Supply Chains; Business Partners; and Sustainability

Nov. 9: Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series, "The Ground Zero Mosque: To Build Or Not To Build"

Nov. 10: Mitsui USA Lunch-Time Forum, "Your Global Business Partner"

Nov. 10: "Living in More Than One World: How Peter Drucker's Wisdom Can Inspire and Transform Your Life"

ARTS AND CULTURE

BPAC Events

Nov. 4: Repast Baroque Dialogues

Nov. 6: Musica Sequenza in Concert: "Bach Meets Mozart"

Nov. 9: The College Comedy Hour... (and a Half)

In the News
 

Q3 Zicklin/FEI CFO Survey Released: Economic Confidence Rises as More CFOs Plan to Hire

According to the most recent survey of CFOs conducted by Financial Executives International (FEI) and Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business, many companies are focused on retaining their existing talent, and are taking measures to do so. As their overall optimism rises, an increasing number of CFOs are showing interest in making acquisitions, demonstrating progress from the previous year. To view the full press release, survey questions, and media coverage of the survey, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/cfosurvey.

Announcements

Lifetime Award for Distinguished Professor of Psychology

HollanderEdwin Hollander, emeritus distinguished professor of psychology at Baruch College, was the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Leadership Association at the 12th Annual Convention held in Boston on Oct. 27-30. The Association serves as a global network for all those who practice, study, and teach leadership. Hollander was recognized by the Association for his 50-year commitment to research on leadership roles and the development of "key insights about and contributions to our understanding of both leadership and followship." He continues to contribute to student research on the subject at Baruch College. More info

Fortune Society to Honor Fine and Performing Arts Professor Eric Krebs

The Fortune Society, a non-profit organization that assists in issues of criminal justice and prisoner re-entry, will honor theatrical producer and Baruch College professor Eric Krebs at the annual Fortune Society Benefit on November 15. Krebs will receive the "Corporate Leader for Change Award" for his production of The Castle, a play based on the first-person stories of four ex-convicts with a total of 70 years in prison. The play was produced off-Broadway at New World Stages for 14 months in 2008-2009. It continues to tour colleges, prisons, and religious institutions. For further information on the production of The Castle go to www.thecastletheplay.org or call 212-967-7079.

Events
 

November 5, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm: Information and Technology Building, Room 750, 151 E. 25th Street

Crisis Management: Supply Chains; Business Partners; and Sustainability

Join the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity and Corporate Communication International as they examine the sustainable corporation's response to crises in the extractives, manufacturing, and financial services industries. Complimentary registration for Baruch College alumni, students, staff, and faculty. Register online or call 646-660-6851.

November 9, 6:00 - 7:30 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Suite 14-220, 55 Lexington Ave

Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series, "The Ground Zero Mosque: To Build Or Not To Build"

The Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series continues with a discussion of the the new Islamic center proposed for Lower Manhattan. Featuring Rabbi David Ellenson, president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. A light reception will precede the event, beginning at 5:30 pm. RSVP here or call 646-660-6851.

November 10, 12:15 - 1:45 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Suite 14-250, 55 Lexington Ave

Mitsui USA Lunch-Time Forum, "Your Global Business Partner"

Clarence Kwan, national managing partner, Chinese Services Group, Deloitte LLP will discuss opportunities and challenges for doing business in China.

November 10, 1:00 - 2:00 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Room 3-150, 55 Lexington Ave

Book cover"Living in More Than One World: How Peter Drucker's Wisdom Can Inspire and Transform Your Life"

Author Bruce Rosenstein will share Drucker's advice on self-management for living in more than one world, developing talents, clarifying values, and time management. Rosenstein studied Peter Drucker's work for more than twenty years and wrote about and interviewed him extensively for USA TODAY, where he worked for 21 years.

Arts and Culture

BPAC events

Nov. 4, 8 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Repast Baroque Dialogues

Repast teams up with violinist Claire Jolivet in a program portraying a century of trio sonata repertoire. The evening includes works of Purcell, Corelli, Handel, Couperin, and C.P.E. Bach's comically poignant Dialogue of Sanguineus and Melancholia. More info

Nov. 6, 8 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Musica Sequenza in Concert: "Bach Meets Mozart"

Baruch Performing Arts Center and Bubu Productions present Musica Sequenza, The New York Baroque Ensemble with "Bach meets Mozart" in duo concerts by soloists of Musica Sequenza New York. Works will be presented by Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Devienne, and Schaffrath. More info

Nov. 9, 7 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Barnes VideoThe College Comedy Hour ... (and a Half)

This new comedy series at Baruch Performing Arts Center is produced and presented by Victor Pleacoff and John Malatesta, director of the Baruch Performing Arts Center. Headlining the November 9th show will be Greer Barnes, who has appeared on "In Living Color," "The Late Show with David Letterman," and "Chappelle's Show." Other comedians will include Ryan Hoffman, James Harris, Victor Pleacoff, Carolina Hidalgo, Mark Anthony Ramirez, and Manashe Khaimou. More info