Weekly GSA Newsletter – Oct 24th

Your weekly GSA newsletter.

Week 8! Welcome to the GSA Social this Wednesday!

Header image courtesy of Lem Morrison
News . . .
Annual Career Conference
The Advertising Women of NY is hosting their annual Career Conference, and would love to see consistent student involvement from our School (from both women and men).
Click here for more info, and to register by November 4th.
They will offer discounts to groups that register with 10 or more students in one packet on their website.
If your club is planning to attend with a group, after you’ve registered, please send an email to the GCMC inbox, so that GCMC may share your names with the office that liaises with AWNY.
Great (and free) tunes are now on offer at the Graduate Baruchian. Check the main page for playlists via Spotify created by your fellow students.
Got a team project and need raw data?
Send your survey link (e.g. survey monkey, qualtrics, etc) to the Graduate Baruchian. We have a new Survey Point page just for surveys by Baruch grad students and affiliates. Now you can reach beyond your network and get great data for your project.
Develop and keep your edge with our essential reads via the @gradbaruchian Twitter feed. Follow us and sip from the firehose articles.
Overwhelmed by all the events on campus. Watch the google event calendar on the GCMC.

Upcoming Events . . .
October 23, 24 & 25 7:30 pm BPAC 55 E 25th
A Festival of 5 Short Plays Celebrating the LGBT Community by Marjorie Conn, Jack Dyville, Mark Eugene Garcia, Penny Jackson, Duncan Pflaster.
To purchase tickets call the box-office @ (646) 312-5073 .

October 24 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NVC 2-140

Starting and Running Your LLC: Legal and Tax Considerations
This workshop will explain to entrepreneurs how to start and run an LLC, including how to file and organize the initial paperwork; and how to handle day-to-day legal formalities such as meetings, minutes, consents, and resolutions. Click here to register.

October 25 12:00 pm – 2:30pm NVC 14-220
The David Berg Foundation Series on Ethics and Accountability – Privacy, Data Mining and Business Ethics
Join us for the fourth seminar in the David Berg Foundation Series on Ethics and Accountability at Baruch College! This luncheon discussion will examine the balance between corporate data mining and the individual’s right to privacy.

The program will feature Ken Dreifach, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Office of Rapleaf and Justin Brookman, Director, Consumer Privacy Project, Center for Democracy & Technology. Mr. Dreifach and Mr. Brookman will discuss how personal data is used, and what limits should be placed on its use by companies, politicians and other organizations. They will draw on their regulatory, professional and advocacy experiences working with online companies and the data industry.

Click to register online. For more information on the speakers and registration please click here.

October 27 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm NVC 14-270

Information Technology (IT) Audit: A Panel Discussion


Panelists:Manuel J. Cancel, Director, Auditing, Con Edison

Will DeJesus, CEO and Founder, Republic Groups

Mike J. Kelly, Executive Director – Internal Audit, JP Morgan Chase

Gene Ozgar, Partner, KPMG

Moderator: Prof. Bill Ferns, Department of Statistics and Computer Information Systems

This event is open to the entire Baruch College community and is free to attend for students, faculty and staff. Limited seating is available so please arrive promptly.

More details here.

November 1 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm NVC 14-245

MPA Club and ZMEA – Starting a Startup- Executives on Campus Job$mart Career Hour

Come join us for JobSmart: Starting a Start-Up with the JAR Group, a team of search engine professionals. Speakers include The Jar Group’s A.J. Lawrence (CEO) & Hide Hiroshima (CTO). Refreshments will be provided at this fun and informative event!

November 2 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Library Building 7th Floor

Zicklin Leadership Series
Lunch 12.15-12.45 pm
Presentation 12.45-1.45 pm
Speaker: Thomas V.Milroy, CEO – BMO Capital Markets

November 3 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm NVC 5-165

IFRS Impact on the CPA
Learn more about how the IFRS will affect the CPA exam, with a presentation by professionals from Becker Professional 
Education, a leading provider of exam review courses and continuing professional education. Attendees will have a
chance to win CPA exam flashcards and other prizes from Becker. Refreshments will be served. Presented by ZGAS. RSVP here.

November 4 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Annual Direct/Interactive Marketing Student Career Forum
DMEF have partnered with Microsoft Advertising to plan an entire day of great presentations at their mid-town Manhattan offices. There will be presentations and involvement from key Microsoft executives as well as marketing executives from other companies and agencies in the direct/interactive marketing sphere.
For more info and registration please visit DMEF Student Career Forums.

November 8 12:00 – 1:30 pm NVC 14-250

JP Morgan Chase: Finance Associate Leadership Program Info Session
Learn more about the JPMorganChase Finance Associate Leadership Summer ’12 Internship Program. This is a Chief Financial Officer track program. Meet Joe Bonocore, Treasurer, JPMC and Baruch alums from this Program. Click here to RSVP on Zicklin CareerLink!

November 9 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2nd floor lobby NVC
Grant Thornton Information Table
Stop by and meet the Grant Thornton campus recruiter, Matt Mendes. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Through member firms in 112 countries, including 50 offices in the United States, the partners and employees of Grant Thornton member firms provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients around the globe.

November 10 8:00 am – 12:00 pm 2nd floor lobby NVC
Mentor for a morning
Meet an executive in a 45 minute 1-on-1 mentoring session to:
– Discuss your career objectives and set developmental goals in your field of interest- Put soft skills to the test through a career focused dialogue – Discuss industry trends and challenges – Identify possibilities centered around success – Gain insight on how to transfer your skills into a new industry
RSVP on Zicklin CareerLink prior to Oct. 18th to receive executive bios and rank your mentor meeting preference. All majors are welcome! Executives from a variety of industries will be in attendance.

November 15 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Taj Lounge – 48 West 21st Street (5th and 6th Avenues)  NY 10010
BCAA – 2011 Fall Networking Mixer
Join Fellow Baruch College Alumni for a “pre-holiday”networking event at the TAJ Lounge on West 21st Street in

NYC. Come and network, see old friends and make new

ones. Enjoy hor d’oeuvres, drinks and enter our exciting raffle!

Tickets: $20 for BCAA Members$25 Non-Members

Contact BCAA today at (646) 660-6080 or e-mail

bcaaalumni@baruch.cuny.edu for ticket purchase via Cash,

MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Check, Money Order.


Got news? or an event to publicize. Share it with us. Send the GSA VP, Varatha Vengadesan 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
October 26 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm NVC 14-220
Come enjoy the company of your fellow students and future colleagues. Mingle with friends and meet new ones. Relax with drink specials or just chill.
The After-Party following the Oct 26th Social gathering will take place at Arctica Bar, located on 3rd ave between 27th and 28th st. The lower deck has been reserved from 10pm, and specials will include $4 beers and $6 wines and cocktails.
You will need BOTH your CUNY ID and your state-issued ID.
Follow the GSA on Facebook. Come to the next meeting on Tuesday, Oct 25th. 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.

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