Baruch College Welcomes Guest Speakers for Ethics Week, March 17-23

March 7, 2014 | Baruch College

 

NEW YORK, NY- March 7, 2014 – Baruch College is hosting its annual Ethics Week March 17-23.  Designed by expert faculty to increase student engagement in ethical matters, this year’s Ethics Week features guest speakers and faculty who will lead lectures and discussions on ethical writing, corporate social responsibility, law and corporate communications.

EVENT DETAILS:

“ETHICAL WRITING AND SOURCE USE”(STUDENT WORKSHOP)
March 17, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Newman Vertical Campus Building, 55 Lexington Avenue (enter on 24th or 25th Street), Room 8-190

Through this workshop, students will be able to: describe the benefits to readers of a writer’s comprehensive, ethical attribution; accurately and fairly summarize a short, provided text; and describe the rhetorical benefits of comprehensive, ethical attribution, such as establishing authority, earning readerly trust, supporting claims, and enabling writers to participate in scholarly conversations. Students can sign up online.

“PEOPLE, NOT PROFIT: MERCK’S BATTLE AGAINST RIVER BLINDNESS”

March 18, 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. (12:00 p.m. Lunch & Registration)

Newman Conference Center, 151 E. 51st St. (between Third and Lexington), Room 750

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College  is hosting this inaugural seminar in the HSBC Student Series on Ethics and Accountability. The discussion features corporate social responsibility with former Merck CEO Dr. Roy Vagelos.Dr. Vagelos will speak about his research at Merck and the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP), known as a model for corporate social responsibility since 1978. Complimentary pre-registration is required.  For more information, visit the website or to register, contact Matthew Lepere at (646) 312-3231 or e-mail matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu.

“BOUNTIES FOR BAD BEHAVIOR: REWARDING CULPABLE WHISTEBLOWERS UNDER THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND INTERNAL REVENUE CODE”
March 18, 1:00-2:15 p.m.

Newman Vertical Campus Building 55 Lexington Avenue (enter on 24th or 25th Street), Room 9-215

This lecture is presented by Jennifer Pacella, Department of Law, Baruch College, as part of the Department’s Faculty Scholarship Series. For more information or to RSVP, contact Marie Wright.

“OF TROLLEYS AND TRANSPLANTS, MORALS AND MARKETS: THE BASES OF ETHICAL DECISION MAKING”

March 18, 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m.

Newman Vertical Campus Building, 55 Lexington Avenue (enter on 24th or 25th Street), Room 8-210.

Baruch Corporate Communication Graduate Student Association is hosting Dr. Steven Field for a discussion on ethical decision making as an essential part of contemporary organizations.  Dr. Field is on the Board of Advisors for the MA in Corporate Communication and serves as Adjunct Professor of Corporate Communication at Baruch.  He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine, and Attending Physician, Tisch Hospital/NYU Langone Medical Center.   Since 2000, Dr. Field has served on the Ethics Committee for Tisch Hospital-NYU Langone Medical Center, and as Chair of that committee from 2002 – 2011. For more information, visit the website  or contact Michael Goodman at 646-312-3723 or michael.goodman@baruch.cuny.edu.

 

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About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world.  For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu

Celene McDermott, (646)660-6134; celene.mcdermott@baruch.cuny.edu