During the 2011 tax filing season, Baruch College students from the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program prepared 6,555 tax returns resulting in more than $8 million in refunds.
Baruch College, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), will host its 47th commencement exercises to be held in two complete ceremonies on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center North, on West 40th Street and Eleventh Avenue. Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein will confer the degrees to the undergraduates and graduates in the morning ceremony at 10:30 a.m. and in the afternoon ceremony at 3 p.m.
Baruch College will honor three members of its outstanding alumni during the 23rd Annual Bernard Baruch Dinner, Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at New York City’s Gotham Hall. Friends, colleagues and alumni will pay tribute to Joseph Macnow ’67, Francis Greenburger ’74, and William M. Newman ’47, Hon., LLD ’97 for their professional leadership and continued support for the College.
Baruch College sophomores Kamelia Kilawan and Michael Stivers have been awarded a 2012 Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship, making it the second year Baruch students were awarded the fellowship.
Baruch College alumna Donna Leno Gordon, RN, MS, MPA was honored for her work and dedication to public service by the Fund for the City of New York, supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Gordon was presented with the Public Service Award during a ceremony on March 14 at Cooper Union.
Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business was rated a top MBA program with the most financial value at graduation according to a survey in U.S. News & World Report. Of the 437 business schools surveyed in 2011, the Zicklin School of Business’s MBA program is ranked #2 as the best place for students to earn the most in their first year after graduation relative to their debt load.
Baruch College MFE students took first place in the annual Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC), held February 23 -25 in Toronto. Baruch assembled two teams which placed in the top five overall standings, taking first and fourth places, beating last year’s winner MIT and other top schools including Duke University, Boston University, and Columbia University.
Over the past fifty-plus years, Cuba has been largely off limits to Americans. But thanks to the recent initiatives of CUNY and Baruch College, a handful of fortunate students were able to take part in a study abroad program on the Caribbean island this past January.
As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Baruch College’s Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute in association with New York New Visions, AIA New York Chapter, APA New York Metro Chapter and ASLA New York Chapter will host Lower Manhattan Rising, a series of revealing panel discussions on the emerging Lower Manhattan community and the [...]
Baruch College’s Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute and CUNY’s Building Performance Lab will formally launch a new web site at an event on June 21st from 9am – 11am at the Newman Institute. The “Building Performance Toolkit” web site is designed to help commercial property owners and managers achieve sustainability goals – and do [...]
Baruch College’s commitment to providing access to quality education was recognized recently in a report by The Education Trust titled “Priced Out: How the Wrong Financial-Aid Policies Hurt Low-Income Students.” According to the findings from nearly 1,200 four-year colleges and universities that have comparable data, Baruch College is one of only five that: (1) opens its doors to a proportion of low-income students that is at or above the national average; (2) provides all of its students with at least a 1-in-2 chance of graduating; and (3) asks low-income students to pay a portion of their family income no greater than what the average middle-income student in the United States pays. Additionally, of the five schools, Baruch College has the highest graduation rate (60.3%) and highest Pell enrollment (44%).
Baruch College, a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) system, will welcome students, family, faculty and friends to its 46th graduation ceremony to be held in two complete commencement exercises on Wednesday, June 1 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center North. Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein will confer the degrees [...]
Baruch College’s Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity will host the 3rd Seminar in the David Berg Foundation Series on Ethics and Accountability titled The Madoff Clawbacks: Whose Money Is It? on Tuesday May 10 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm.
Baruch College will welcome friends, colleagues, alumni and students to its 22nd annual Bernard Baruch Dinner on Wednesday, April 27, at Gotham Hall.
Honors students from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business placed first – beating out regional schools Cornell University, Fordham University, Hofstra University, New York University, Pace University, and St. John’s University to win the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) New York Chapter’s ACG Cup competition.
Macaulay Honors Program students from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business recently placed ahead of 40 schools including New York University and the University of Southern California to win the 2011 Ernst & Young’s Your World, Your Vision national competition.
Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business was recently rated the top MBA program with the most financial value at graduation according to a survey in U.S. News & World Report.
Students from the Baruch College’s Master Program in Financial Engineering (MFE) in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences placed third ahead of 43 academic institutions including Duke University, University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School and Northwestern University in the eighth annual Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) hosted by the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
The Dean of the Baruch College School of Public Affairs, David Birdsell, recently announced the formation of a new advisory board which held their inaugural meeting earlier this month.
Baruch College’s Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity will host a luncheon discussion on conducting business with integrity in emerging markets on Tuesday, March 28 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm as part of Ethics Week 2011 at Baruch College. Generously supported by the Charles Dreifus Ethics-Across-the-Curriculum Initiative, Ethics Week encourages Baruch faculty to initiate discussions in their classrooms of ethical issues related to their subjects/disciplines.