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  • Baruch College’s Karen Gourgey Wins ‘Touch of Genius’ Award

    October 22, 2007 | Baruch College

    Karen Gourgey, director of Baruch College’s Computer Center for Visually Impaired People (CCVIP) and Steve Landau, President of Touch Graphics, have been named co-winners of the first Touch of Genius Prize. The prize is awarded by the National Braille Press in partnership with The Gibney Family Foundation. Gourgey and Landau will both take part in […]

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  • Baruch Student Interns With Major League Baseball

    October 18, 2007 | Baruch College

    Maritza Alarcon (’08) is a big baseball fan, as well as a young woman who knows how to make the most of her Baruch education. So it was a match made in heaven last summer when she got a highly coveted internship with Major League Baseball, working in the offices of Commissioner Bud Selig on […]

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  • Baruch College MBA Recognized by Aspen Institute for Excellence on Social and Environmental Issues

    October 16, 2007 | Baruch College

    Baruch College has demonstrated significant leadership in integrating social and environmental issues into its MBA program, according to the Aspen Institute’s 2007-2008 edition of Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey and alternative ranking of business schools. The College is among the Global Top 100 Schools for the first time. View Baruch’s entry. John Elliott, Dean […]

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  • Survey: CFOs Place Credit Crisis Blame on Lenders and Brokers

    October 16, 2007 | Baruch College

    American companies view mortgage brokers and lenders as the primary culprit for the subprime mortgage mess, according to a recent survey of CFOs conducted by Financial Executives International (FEI) and Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. When asked in the 2007 third quarter “CFO Outlook Survey” who, in their view, was to blame for the […]

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  • BARUCH COLLEGE’S 2007 SURVEY OF NONPROFIT EXECUTIVES FINDS MOST AGREE WITH PERFORMANCE MEASURES

    October 15, 2007 | Baruch College

    Executives at New York’s non-profit human service agencies generally endorse the need for accountability through performance measures, but question its implementation and dislike the added administrative burden, according to the third annual Nonprofit Executive Outlook Survey conducted by Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs. Although 56% thought performance contracting was generally a good thing for […]

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  • Baruch Awards Zicklins with Medal for Philanthropy

    October 15, 2007 | Baruch College

    President Kathleen Waldron announced that Lawrence Zicklin ’57, LHD (Hon.) ’99 and Carol Zicklin have been honored with William and Anita Medal for Philanthropy, a newly established medal in recognition of extraordinary, leadership-level generosity to Baruch College. The award is named after William Newman ’47, LLD (Hon.) ’97 and his wife Anita, dedicated friends and […]

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  • Baruch Honors Its Alumni at Reunion 2007

    October 15, 2007 | Baruch College

    Baruch College held Reunion 2007 this weekend for more than 175 Baruchians and their guests. It was the 70th reunion for the Class of 1937, the 60th reunion for the Class of 1947, the 50th reunion for the Class of 1957, the 40th reunion for the Class of 1967, and the 25th reunion for the […]

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  • Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture on Monday, Oct. 22

    October 12, 2007 | Baruch College

    This semester’s installment of the Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture in Accounting will take place on Monday, Oct. 22 in the Newman Conference Center, Seventh Floor, 151 East 25th Street at 5 pm. Shyam Sunder, the James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance in Yale University’s School of Management, will deliver this year’s lecture, […]

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  • Baruch Hosts National Hispanic Corporate Achievers Job Fair Oct. 9; Leadership Summit on Oct. 11

    October 11, 2007 | Baruch College

    Baruch College’s ongoing celebration of Latino/a Heritage Month continues with a job fair and leadership summit sponsored by National Hispanic Corporate Achievers (NHCA), a nonprofit organization that provides networking and career development opportunities for Hispanics in the corporate world. The NHCA job fair, taking place on Tuesday, Oct. 9 in Room 14-220 of the Newman […]

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  • Baruch College Junior Places in National Student Research Competition

    October 10, 2007 | Baruch College

    Baruch College junior Christian de Rojas was awarded second place in the New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation’s (AMP) 2007 Student Research Conference. “This is the first time that I’ve entered a research competition,” said de Rojas. ”The judges were very attentive to the topic, the research methods used, and the delivery of the presentation.” […]

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