GSA Newsflash 9/15


Networking Social TODAY NVC 14-220

Header image courtesy of John Uske

News . . .

The semester’s first graduate social will be tonight on the 14th floor.  Come join your fellow students for light nosh and a few drinks.  You MUST have your Baruch ID and state-issued ID (e.g. passport, driver’s license).

You will also the opportunity to offer your opinion about the Academic Excellence Fee. Your thoughts counts.  Share.  The GSA will gather them and present to the Deans.

A student lounge open to ALL graduate students is now open on the third floor — NVC 3257. It’s stark and needs a warm touch.  Send comments and contributions to the GSA.

There are open positions on the GSA.  The application cutoff will the social.  Contact Leon Fischman if you are interested.

Baruch Behind the Scense.  REPRESENT YOUR CLASSMATES – HAVE A VOTE ON IMPORTANT COLLEGE ISSUES. Here is your chance to get involved in Baruch behind-the-scenes and have an inside ear and serious impact on how the college determines things like the Academic Excellence Fee, graduate curriculums, and Faculty hiring-and-firing.

Want to know more? Check out this link for a list of all committees, their schedules, and their descriptions:  Be sure to e-mail Emily Rotella at  for more info and to get involved!!

Overwhelmed by all the events on campus.  Watch the google event calendar on the GCMC.

Upcoming Events . . .

September 15th, 8 am: 151 E 25th Rm 750 (Newman Library)

The Baruch Index of Corporate Political Disclosure was created by the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity to ensure accountability now that corporations have this political freedom of speech. The Baruch Index highlights those corporations that are transparent about their policies, practices, and giving, and shines a light on those that are not.

September 15th, 7:30-10 pm NVC 14-220

GSA Social

September 15th, 9pm: Revival  Bar 129 East 15th (2nd floor)

Food policy and action – want to learn more? Join us as we explore the topics of nutrition and obesity, sustainability, food justice and security, food-related social enterprise, urban agriculture, and more!

“Bringing Baruch to the table on food policy issues”

Our Mission: To bring together graduate students who are passionate about food issues, and to expose Baruch students to pertinent topics in food policy. We seek to create awareness through events from speaker panels and roundtable discussions to volunteer outings and local/urban food tourism activities.

September 20th, 1-2 pm: VC 14-245 EOC Job$mart Career Hour 

Baruch-Executives on Campus’ Job$mart Career Hour Program along with the Baruch Accounting Society will be hosting two HSBC executives, Mark Martinelli, C.P.A., Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Auditor, HSBC North America Holdings Inc., Chief Auditor, HSBC Bank USA, N.A. and Patrick A. Cozza, Senior Executive Vice President,HSBC InsuranceCEO and Regional HeadHSBC Insurance North America.

EOC Website:

September 20th, 5:30-7 pm 151 E 25th Rm 750 (Newman Library)

Join our panel of experts, Jon Dickinson, Bruce Kahn, David Kooris & Chris Zeppie, to review the current state of climate change research and preparation in NYC and other urban centers. We will explore the issues of infrastructure, environmental and economic changes, and discuss tools to develop adaptation strategies and recommendations on how to achieve an effective climate resilience program.

September 23th, 6pm-8pm NVC 2-125

An annual event put together by the GSA for all the Graduate Club Leaders on campus, Baruch College.

  • Come and represent your club
  • See what other clubs on campus are up to
  • Get your questions answered by club advisers
  • Network
  • Bring in any other concerns that you might have

Got news? or an event to publicize. Share it with us.   Send Lem Morrison an e-mail with your events and details.  It will be in the next weekly newsletter.

Got Talent?  The header image (and more!) of this e-mail is a showcase for you to show off your art or imagery.  Send your artwork and we will put it in header for all to see with your name.

Pick of the Week

GSA Social

NVC 14-220 7:30-10pm

Come enjoy light food some beer and wine with your fellow grad students.  It’s important to stop by and add your opinion about what to do with the Academic Excellence Fee.

You will need BOTH your CUNY ID and your state-issued ID.

Follow the GSA onFacebook. Come to the next meeting on Tuesday, Sept 13th. Contact Leon Fischman, President, to be sure you are on the agenda.

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Can you feel the shadow of your future? Looking for a new position, a change in your career or just better interviewing skills?  Explore what the GCMC has to offer and setup appointments today!

The clock is ticking. Your job search \ career change will take time. Take charge today.

Your active club or idea here on every newsletter.  Send Lem Morrison an e-mail with your proposal.

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