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October 21, 2014

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

All Day NCCP9030 - The Future of Blueprint Reading (Multi-Day Event)
The word "blueprint" makes us think of white line drawings on a deep blue background showing beautiful old buildings, or ships, or historic city plans. This introductory course visits the development of blueprints within the construction industry, and shows the student what to expect in a contemporary construction drawing set, and how to understand scale and symbols in drawings. There is hands-on experience with drawing simple scaled drawings. The later lessons in this course review the place of CADD and more advanced 3-D and intelligent building modeling as "blueprints" morph in the world of e-technology.
Semester F14 - NCCP903001 - $475.00
Instructor: MARSH, SARAH (8 Sessions) 
Days: MON 
6:00 PM - 8:50 PM
9/8/2014 - 11/3/2014 
Building: TBA, Room: TBA

To register click here and enter code NCCP9030 into the search box.
All Day NCP6000 - New York Salespersons' License Pre-qualifying (Multi-Day Event)
78-Hour Salespersons' License Pre-qualifying Course. School exam is given during the final three hours. Students must also pass the New York State Department of State licensing exam and obtain Real Estate Broker sponsorship for licensure. Prerequisite: None

Semester F14 - NCP600001 - $475.00
Instructor: YAZ SAMAT; GOLDBERG, STEVE (20 Sessions) 
5:40 PM - 9:40 PM
9/9/2014 - 10/29/2014 
All Day NCCP9026 - Construction Contract Law and Practices (Multi-Day Event)
This course will help students understand fundamentals of construction contracting, including project delivery methods, types of contractual arrangements, roles and responsibilities of the parties and common issues such as changes, delays, defective workmanship, default and termination. Students will be taught basic principles of contract law to foster an understanding of contract formation, performance obligations, and grounds for default and remedies for breach.
Semester F14 - NCCP902602 - $475.00
Instructor: FOULKE, JOANNE (8 Sessions) 
Days: MON/WED 
6:00 PM - 8:50 PM
9/22/2014 - 10/22/2014 
Building: TBA, Room: TBA 

All Day NCFP9030 Facilities Management (Multi-Day Event)
In this course, students will learn the critical tasks and responsibilities of Facilities Management. With cost effectiveness in mind, learners will study how to manage and properly care for real estate, considering the many different aspects of the field. From maintenance and security, through janitorial services and outsourcing, topics will enable course participants to gain a realistic overview of this industry.
Semester F14 - NCFP903001 - $475.00
Instructor: PASSARELLO, DAN (8 Sessions) 
Days: MON/WED 
6:00 PM - 8:50 PM
9/29/2014 - 10/27/2014 
Building: TBA, Room: TBA 

All Day NeoGeo/Landfill Club Art Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Baruch College
NeoGeo/Landfill Club
A two-part exhibition by
Marina Zurkow
with collaborators Ben Kauffman and Daniel Shiffman
Curated by Katherine Behar


The show will open on September 10 and run through December 1 at the New Media Artspace gallery in Baruch’s Library and Information Building, 151 E. 25th Street. While NeoGeo explores the Deep Time of the geologic record, Landfill Club, is a social practice project that "drills up" into future Deep Time.

The New Media Artspace is a teaching exhibition space in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Baruch College, CUNY. Housed in the Newman Library, the New Media Artspace showcases curated experimental media and interdisciplinary artworks by international artists, students, alumni, and faculty. Click HERE for hours and to learn more.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Great Works Reading Series

Sophocles’ Antigone: Joel Segall Great Works Reading Series

Free Admission


Baruch Performing Arts Center presents a reading of Antigone by Sophocles, with a professional cast, directed by Christopher Scott.


Director Chris Scott has been in the in the NYC theatre industry for over 20 years and is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory.  He is experienced in all types of theatre and acting styles. He is equally comfortable with realistic dramas, classical, Shakespeare, musical theatre, absurdist, and non-linear motifs specializing in creating thematic theatre pieces using original writings in combination with existing material. His vast experience as an actor, including his association with Michael Howard, makes him especially sensitive to the quality of the actors work and knows how the actor’s best work is essential to the overall product. Gifted visualization and artistic sensibilities adds to the overall esthetics and cohesiveness of his story telling abilities. He is at home equally with high-tech productions as well as actor-driven vehicles and always welcomes a staging challenge. For more information on the reading’s director Chris Scott, please visit


The cast will be announced soon.



Baruch Performing Arts Center
Baruch College: 25th St. (bet. 3rd and Lexington Aves.), NYC
For reservations to this free reading, please call (646) 312-5073

Contact Information:
Name: Box Office
Phone: 646-312-5073
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Young Class
THE 1043 Catherine Young- Acting Class
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM American Whistleblower Tour
About the Program

Our panel features those who summoned the courage to speak out when witnessing wrongdoing.  We will be joined by one of the most famous whistleblowers of our time, Enron’s Sherron Watkins and Jon Oberg, whose actions helped save billions of taxpayer dollars.  Also featured are experts in supporting whistleblowers and making sure their disclosures, and the risks they take, make a difference.

with pre-registration.

This event is the first stop in the Government Accountability Project’s 2014-2015 annual American Whistleblower Tour, which seeks to educate the public - particularly the future workforce - about the important role whistleblowers play in promoting government and corporate accountability. GAP's American Whistleblower Tour, by presenting the first-hand stories of historic whistleblowers who disclosed corporate fraud, will teach attendees:
  • what whistleblowing is – and isn't

  • the difficult challenges whistleblowers face when deciding to disclose wrongdoing

  • why whistleblowers must be honored and protected to maintain an effective democratic capitalistic society

  • how the current regulatory landscape both fosters and hinders whistleblower disclosures

About the Speakers


Jon Oberg, while working at the Department of Education as a researcher in 2003, discovered illegal payments to student loan lenders of federal tax dollars that department officials instructed him not to investigate further. On his own time, he researched the payments and reported them to Congress, which in 2004 ended the payments prospectively, saving billions of dollars. In 2007, Oberg sued the recipients under the False Claims Act. Three years later, the Department of Justice announced it had settled four of the cases for over $57 million.

Sherron Watkins, the former Vice President of Enron Corporation who alerted then-CEO Ken Lay in August 2001 to accounting irregularities within the company, warning him that Enron ‘might implode in a wave of accounting scandals.’  She has testified before Congressional Committees from the House and Senate investigating Enron’s demise.  Ms. Watkins has been lauded in the press for her courageous actions.  TIME magazine named Sherron, along with two others, Coleen Rowley of the FBI and Cynthia Cooper of WorldCom, as their 2002 Persons of the Year, for being “people who did right just by doing their jobs rightly.”  TIME magazine concluded that, “Democratic capitalism requires that people trust in the integrity of public and private institutions alike. As whistle-blowers, these three became fail-safe systems that did not fail. For believing—really believing—that the truth is one thing that must not be moved off the books, and for stepping in to make sure that it wasn't, they have been chosen by TIME as its Persons of the Year for 2002.”

With special guests...

Louis Clark is President and Corporate & Financial Accountability Director of GAP. 

Jennifer M. Pacella is an Assistant Professor of Law at Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business.

Jordan A. Thomas is an American attorney, and writer, speaker and media commentator on securities enforcement, corporate ethics, and whistleblower issues.

About the Government Accountability Project

The Government Accountability Project is the nation's leading whistleblower protection organization. Through litigating whistleblower cases, publicizing concerns and developing legal reforms, GAP's mission is to protect the public interest by promoting government and corporate accountability. GAP's American Whistleblower Tour aims to educate the public – particularly university students – about the phenomenon and practice of whistleblowing.


12:00 pm - Registration and lunch
12:45 pm - Panel Discussion


Complimentary pre-registration is required to attend this program. Register online, by phone or e-mail:
12:30 PM - 2:15 PM American Whistleblowers Live at Baruch - Overflow Room
Overflow Room for American Whistleblowers Live at Baruch being held in room 14-220 on October 21st.
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Mitsui Lunch-Time Forum
Mitsui Lunch-Time Forum

Envisioning The Future: How envisioning the future is essential to planning your success and leading in global business. What does this mean to the Est
ée Lauder Companies and for you?

Robert Aquilina, Executive Vice President Global Initiatives, Estée Lauder Companies

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time: 12:30 - 1:45 PM
Location: Newman Library Building,
                 7th Floor, Room H-750

*No RSVP required.*
*Sandwiches & Drinks served.*
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Parsha and Pizza with Rabbi Friedman
Hillel- Will be holding discussions regarding Jewish life, culture, prayer, and religious practices. It will be a very spiritual and enlightening group meeting with Rabbi Friedman as the speaker.
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Tabling for Israel
Hear more about the YOFI club as well as other Hillel opportunities
12:40 PM - 2:20 PM Global OUTrage: Fighting for Universal LGBT Rights
Love doesn’t have an agenda. Learn about the global struggle for equality.
12:40 PM - 2:15 PM (Cancelled) TASTE
Weekly leadership development meetings for the core leaders in our chapter.
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM Technical Analysis
Technical Analysis This session introduces Reuters tools for technical analysis of the markets, and discusses how professionals calculate and use these tools to make buying and selling decisions. The workshop includes hands-on interaction with real-time and historical market data. The workshops are open enrollment for all Baruch students, undergraduate and graduate.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM P.A.W.S. Tabling
The PAWS (Peers Advocating for Wellness Services) will have information about health and wellness resources on campus. Stop by to learn about free meditation and yoga sessions, the health center, counseling center, health insurance navigator, and other resources on campus!
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Financing Your Social Enterprise
Financing Your Social Enterprise
Presented by Thomas Lyons, Field Family Chair in Entrepreneurship

A social enterprise is a nonprofit, for-profit, or hybrid organization that uses the mindset, tools and techniques of entrepreneurship in pursuit of a social or environmental mission. While a variety of financial resources may be available to these enterprises, they present special financing challenges to their entrepreneurs. This workshop will help to straighten out the maze of social enterprise financing.

Registration is required. To register click here.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Healthcare MBA Info Session
Information Session specifically for those interested in our Baruch College MBA in Healthcare Administration Program. Come and meet alumni, current students, faculty and staff. Plenty of time for discussion and Q&A.

6:00 PM - 8:50 PM NCP7000 - Legal Basics in Real Estate
Designed to inform learners about the legal basics of Real Estate, this course emphasizes both residential and commercial law. Special attention will be paid to landlord-tenant relations, coops and condos, real property, leases, closings, and contracts, themes that will help students make informed decisions when evaluating contracts and other transactions.

Semester F14 - NCP700002 - $475.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (8 Sessions) 
Days: TUE 
6:00 PM - 8:50 PM
9/16/2014 - 11/14/2014 
Building: TBA, Room: TBA

To register click here and enter code NCP7000 into the search box.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Ultimate Body Firming
Instructor Gloria Dare
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM ISO: Karaoke Night
Time to relax yourself before the midterms. Sing out all your stress and make sure to ace those tests. This event will basically be a social where student will have a stress free atmosphere where they can sing different types of songs and enjoy snacks before they prepare for the midterms

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