e-News for Faculty and Staff - Baruch College

Sept. 26 - Oct. 3

EVENTS

Baruch at the Ballot Box: 2008 Election Events on Campus

Sept. 26: First Presidential Debate Live Broadcast
Oct. 2:
First Vice Presidential Debate Live Broadcast

Workshops and Seminars
Sept. 26 - 27: Geolinguistics in the 21st Century

Arts and Culture

Through Nov. 2: "Irena's Vow"
Sept. 26: 55Underground Featuring The Mood and La Strada
Sept. 28: Concert Pianist Elisha Abas

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Human Resources
Halliday Financial Group (HRC) Informational Meetings
MetLife Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA) Program Rep. on Campus Oct. 2

General
Baruch College Content Now Available on iTunes U.
Study Abroad - Extended Application Deadline

 

Image - Election 2008 at Baruch

Friday, Sept. 26 | 8:30 pm | School of Public Affairs

Watch a live broadcast of the debate between presidential candidates Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama in Oxford, Mississippi.

Multi-Purpose Room
Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
More Info: www.baruch.cuny.edu/spa/newsevents/calendar.php

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
More Info: www.baruch.cuny.edu/spa/newsevents/calendar.php

About the Events

All members of the Baruch community are welcome to attend. Doors open at 8:30 pm. 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. The faculty, staff, and alumni rate is $39.50.

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

Friday, Sept. 26, 7 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center

55Underground

Opening act: The Mood
Featured performer: La Strada (Indie Rock/Euro Folk)

BPAC Lounge
Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
More Info: www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac/calendar/event.php?id=328

Sunday, Sept. 28, 5 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center

Concert Pianist Elisha Abas

Elisha Abas, the great-great grandson of legendary Russian composer Alexander Scriabin, performs the works of Chopin, Liszt, Scriabin, and Rachmaninoff.

Engelman Recital Hall
Newman Vertical Campus , 55 Lexington Avenue
More Info: www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac/calendar/event.php?id=360

 
Workshops and Seminars

Friday, Sept. 26 - Saturday, Sept. 27 | Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Geolinguistics in the 21st Century

Scholars from universities in Japan, Georgia, Nepal, Switzerland, Italy and the United States meet to consider political and cultural factors influencing languages and their dissemination around the globe.

Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
Room 14-270

 

Announcements

Halliday Financial Group (HRC) Informational Meetings

From: Donna Katz, SPHR
Associate Director of Human Resources

Halliday Financial Group (HRC) administers a tax deferred annuity program, in addition to an array of funds that are available to vested members of the Optional Retirement Program (TIAA-CREF). Representatives are available at your convenience to discuss the plan.

Please click here for more information.

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MetLife Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA) Program Rep. on Campus Oct. 2

Rosa Morales, the representative for MetLife Tax Deferred Annuities, will be on campus Thursday Oct. 2 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Human Resources office, 135 East 22nd Street Room 200.

For appointments, please call Ms. Morales at 917-217-8533.

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Study Abroad – Extended Application Deadline

Faculty and staff are urged to make the following announcement to students about the extended study abroad application deadline:

The study abroad application deadline has been extended to Friday October 3, 2008 for study abroad in winter and spring 2009 term.

Have you ever thought about how to give yourself a competitive edge in today’s globalized economy? Have you ever wondered how life is like around the world? Do people in different countries share the same interests as you do? If you have ever contemplated these questions, you should stop by Study Abroad Office at Weissman Center for International Business, 137 East 25th St, 8th Floor. For more information, send an e-mail to study_abroad@baruch.cuny.edu, call 646-312-2070, or visit www.baruch.cuny.edu/studyabroad.

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Baruch College on iTunes U

Baruch College content, including video and audio recordings of lectures, performances, and athletic events, is now available to the public through iTunes U. To access Baruch's iTunes U site, visit www.baruch.cuny.edu/itunesu.

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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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