A computer-generated view of the southwest entrance to Baruch's academic complex.
- The $168 million Academic Complex, to be completed in July 2000, will channel $84 million in construction income into the City (400 workers for 2 years). It will become the architectural crown jewel of the Baruch campus, which is home to the largest collegiate School of Business in the nation.
- The Division of Continuing Studies has provided training in management and retraining of downsized employees for such organizations as the Health and Human Services Employees Union 1199, Chemical Bank, Citibank, Merrill Lynch, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Price Waterhouse, and the U.S.-China Business Consulting Center.
- The College's Conference Center has been the site of programs and conferences on a wide range of management topics by such organizations as NASDAQ, the American Association of Individual Investors, the Private Industry Council, Credit Suisse, and the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce.
- The World Languages Project is studying which languages other than English will prove valuable for CUNY graduates seeking employment in the New York area.
- The Computer Center for Visually Impaired People helps to prepare students with disabilities for the workplace and participates in the development of new learning technologies.
- Baruch's Small Business Lab, in its fifth year, has counseled and trained more than 250 clients in all five boroughs who desire to start up or expand businesses. These services are provided by faculty, paid staff, and MBA student interns. The SBL also operates Small Business Development Centers at Baruch and Bronx Community College; these resulted in the creation or saving of 500 jobs and $7 million in new financing.