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Archive for 2007

New Initiative Launched for Students with Disabilities

December 3, 2007 | News

The CUNY LEADS Project (Linking Employment Academics and Disability Services) will provide enhanced services and promote successful employment for CUNY students with disabilities. This ground-breaking project is the result of the recently signed Memorandum of Understanding between CUNY and VESID (Vocational & Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities)—a model collaboration for universities and vocational rehabilitation systems nationally.

New Help for Vets

December 3, 2007 | News

Retired Navy Master Chief Wilfred Cotto knows what it’s like to be in charge. A 28-year veteran, he commanded thousands of naval personnel aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk, and served in Operation Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. Now, as the new Coordinator of Veteran Affairs, he wants to continue to help veterans by introducing them to educational programs, career opportunities and other support services available through the University Office of Veteran Affairs.

Aiding and Honoring Our Vets

December 3, 2007 | News

This October, in collaboration with CUNY’s Office of Admission Services (OAS), the Division of Student Affairs hosted CUNY’s First Veterans College Fair at Baruch College. The Division’s Veteran Affairs staff also participated in the “Salute to Heroes” Job and Information Fair at the Javits Center along with OAS and Hunter College School of Social Work (SOS) PROVE intern-students.

A Welcome Addition to the Division

December 3, 2007 | News

Dr. Carl Kirschner has joined the Division of Student Affairs as the University Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, effective October 15, 2007. Dean Kirschner received his Ph.D in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from New York University. He has taught psychology and business courses at both undergraduate and graduate programs and has served in Student Development at Baruch for over twenty-five years.

The Vice Chancellor’s Welcome Letter

October 1, 2007 | News

Welcome to the new Academic Year, 2007 — 2008! And welcome to the debut of our new Student Affairs Division blog!