Baruch College’s Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management Presents:

Empowering Students with Civic Engagement


NEW YORK, NY- May 15, 2014 –Baruch College’s Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management and the Office of Academic Programs invite you to its upcoming roundtable, Empowering Students with Civic Engagement on Tuesday, May 20.
In a roundtable discussion led by Jerry Mitchell, Associate Dean of Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs, local community organizations will explore the role of civic engagement and nonprofit leadership in New York City’s college readiness programs. They will also discuss how to cultivate an interest in public service, and how to connect students with careers through a public affairs degree.

CUNY and Baruch representatives will be present to provide a university perspective. Participants include Baruch’s Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs program CORO, New York Cares, Inc., The Urban Assembly, SEO Scholars, Global Potential, Breakthrough New York, MASA, CUNY Admissions, CUNY Service Corps., Macaulay Honors College, Baruch Admissions, Baruch Advisement, Baruch School of Public Affairs, SEEK, and College Now.

The Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management prepares students for careers in nonprofit organizations to increase the expertise of those individuals leading and managing in the nonprofit sector of New York City.

See complete agenda here.


WHAT: Empowering Students with Civic Engagement

WHEN: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Baruch College Information &Technology Building
Newman Conference Center
151 East 25th Street, between Lexington and 3rd Avenues

Room 750




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


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