e-News for Faculty and Staff - Baruch College

 

Oct. 2 - Oct. 10

EVENTS

Baruch at the Ballot Box: Election 2008 Events on Campus

Oct. 2: First Vice Presidential Debate Live Broadcast
Oct. 7:
Second Presidential Debate Live Broadcast
Oct. 15:
Third Presidential Debate Live Broadcast

Workshops and Seminars

Oct. 7: Do Good Work: How to Land a Great Nonprofit Job

Arts and Culture

Through Nov. 2: "Irena's Vow"
Oct. 6: Guitar Plus Concert Series
Oct. 7 - 9: An Adult Evening with Shel Silverstein

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Human Resources
October is Technology Month at CUNY University Training
Deferred Compensation 457 Plan Representative on Campus
Faculty and Staff Benefits Fair, Oct. 15

Image - Election 2008 at Baruch

Thursday, October 2 | 8:30 pm | School of Public Affairs

Watch a live broadcast of the debate between vice presidential candidates Sen. Joe Biden and Gov. Sarah Palin in St. Louis, Missouri.

Subotnick Center
Information and Technology Building, 151 E. 25th Street

Tuesday, October 7 | 8:30 pm | School of Public Affairs

Baruch broadcasts the second debate between presidential candidates Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama live from Nashville, Tennessee.

Subotnick Center
Information and Technology Building, 151 E. 25th Street

Wednesday, October 15 | 8:30 pm | School of Public Affairs

Watch the third debate between presidential candidates Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama live from Hempstead, New York.

Subotnick Center
Information and Technology Building, 151 E. 25th Street

About the Events

All members of the Baruch community are welcome to attend. Each debate runs from 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm, and will be followed by a lively audience discussion led by Dean David Birdsell and Professor Doug Muzzio of the School of Public Affairs. Refreshments will be served. To RSVP, contact Persi Cofresi at 646-660-6702 or persi.cofresi@baruch.cuny.edu.

Arts and Culture

Through Nov. 2 | Baruch Performing Arts Center

Irena's Vow

Irena's Vow tells the riveting, life affirming story of Irena Gut Updyke and features Broadway veteran Tovah Feldshuh. Faculty/Staff/Alumni rate is $39.50.

Nagelberg Theatre
Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
More Info: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac/calendar/event.php?id=324

Monday, Oct. 6, 8 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center

Guitar Plus Concert Series

Artistic director David Leisner teams up with violinists Soovin Kim and Hsin-Yun Huang. Tickets are $20.

BPAC
Newman Vertical Campus , 55 Lexington Avenue
More Info: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac/calendar/event.php?id=371

Tuesday, Oct. 7 - Thursday, Oct. 9, 7:30 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center

An Adult Evening with Shel Silverstein

A provocative, farcical, cynical, and sometimes raunchy look into human relationships created by the late great author. For mature audiences only. Tickets are $15.
More Info: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac/calendar/event.php?id=369

 
Workshops and Seminars

Friday, Oct. 7 | Do Good Work: How to Land a Great Nonprofit Job

Do Good Work: How to Land a Great Nonprofit Job

A panel discussion and book signing featuring Shelly Cryer, author of Do Good Work: How to Land a Great Nonprofit Job. RSVP required: call 646-660-6743 or email NPcareer@baruch.cuny.edu.

Newman Conference Center
Information & Technology Building
Room 750, 7th Floor

Announcements

October is Technology Month at CUNY University Training

From: Leah Shanke
Training and Development Specialist
Office of Human Resources

Course Application can be found at this link: http://web.cuny.edu/administration/ohrm/training-development/PDLM_APPLICATION-5.pdf

Below is a listing of computer software courses for October 2008 from the Office of Professional Development and Learning Management (CUNY University Training). To register for one or more courses, please complete the application located at the above link and fax the completed application to Leah Schanke in the Office of Human Resources at 646-660-6591 or e-mail application to Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu. University Training likes to receive applications at least two weeks before the start of a course, and popular courses do fill up quickly.

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

For questions regarding registering for any of the courses, please contact Leah Schanke, our Training and Development Specialist, at Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu or at 646-660-6618.

Word 2003/2007 Basics

Description: a highly interactive course designed to give participants an introduction to the features of Word 2003. This full-day course will enable users to create, edit, and enhance standard business documents, and to become more comfortable using the software for daily tasks. A brief introduction to Word 2007 also will be presented.

Date: 10/15/2008 OR 10/23/08 (Same one-day course offered twice)

Time: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM

Location: 555 West 57th Street

Course No.: WTT 131

Cost: $25 materials fee per person

Excel 2003/2007 Basics

Description: participants will learn basic skills for creating, editing, formatting and printing worksheets. An introduction to formulas, functions and using the chart wizard also will be covered, as well as a brief introduction to Excel 2007.

Date: 10/17/2008 OR 10/30/08 (Same one-day course offered twice)

Time: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM

Location: 555 West 57th Street

Course No.: WTT 141

Cost: $25 materials fee per person

PowerPoint 2003/2007 Basics

Description: participants will learn PowerPoint fundamentals for creating, modifying, and presenting basic presentations. A brief introduction to PowerPoint 2007 also will be presented.

Date: 10/21/2008

Time: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM

Location: 555 West 57th Street

Course No.: WTT 151

Cost: $25 materials fee per person

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Deferred Compensation 457 Plan Representative on Campus, Oct. 7

To: Full Time and Part Time Baruch Faculty and Staff

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

Please visit the following link for information on the 457 Plan representative's visit on campus: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hr/documents/Fall08NRM-0122NY-NY.pdf

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Baruch College’s Faculty and Staff Benefits Fair on Oct. 15

Receive answers to your questions and concerns about health and retirement plans, Social Security, credit unions, and more. To download a poster for this event, visit the following link: Benefits Fair poster

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Listen to the BPAC Hour on www.wbmbradio.com

Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.

Learn about performances and hear great music and conversation with local artists.

 

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