GSA Weekly Newsletter – Nov 7


Your weekly GSA newsletter.

Welcome to Week 10!  
Header image courtesy of Lem Morrison
News . . .
Do not miss the opportunity too be photographed for the 2012 Lexicon Yearbook
Senior portraits for the class of 2012 will be taken Monday, Nov 7th to Friday, Nov 11th and Monday Nov 14th to friday Nov 18th in the room NVC 2-110. To Schedule an appointment, login here and enter school code 87182, or call 1-800-687-9327 during normal business hours. Upon registration you will be contacted via email for further information.
Lunch with President Wallerstein
All matriculated Baruch students are invited to have lunch with President Wallerstein on Thursday, Nov 17th at 12:45 pm in NVC 14-266. RSVP by visiting the Office of the President’s homepage.
Kicking the spectrum, the company of fellow Baruchian David Rosenberg entered the “Pepsi Refresh Everything” contest to win a $25,000 grant for great ideas that refresh the world. Together with Soccer Super Stars, they plan to run a week-long special needs soccer and martial arts camp in NYC. They are relying on your votes to get them to the top. You are able to vote 3 times a day – through our email account, by signing in through Facebook and by texting in. To text in, text 109550 to Pepsi (73774).
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 . . .
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 – 2:00 pm NVC 2-125
Sustainable Business Club – Green Marketing Workshop
In this highly interactive talk, Jacquie Ottman shares the stories and strategies from her just releases book, “The New Rules of Green Marketing”, including how to engage cutomers in sustainable consumption, what multi-national CPG companies can learn from sustainability-focussed upstarts, and what fundamentals companies should be focussing on when communicating their sustainability efforts. To RSVP, click here.

November 10 12:40 – 2:00 pm NVC 3-150
Becker CPA Simulation Workshop
From 2011, Task-Based Simulations (TBSs) consist 40% of the total score in CPA exam. Are you familiar with CPA simulation questions? How to master simulations and manage your time in CPA exam? Graduate Beta Alpha Psi cordially invites you to this great opportunity to learn them. Lunch will be served. To RSVP and win your Flash Cards for the CPA exam click here.

November 10 9:00 pm Arctica Bar
Mid-Term Madness
It is approaching the end of mid-term season–that means it is time for another BGM event. Come out and grab a drink after class and socialize with Baruchians, new and old. Take a break from studying and enjoy some of our extended happy hour specials. For more upcoming events join our Facebook page.

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 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm NVC 1-107
Fall 2011 Business Networking Luncheon
Come network with top-notch industry professionals from both corporate and public accounting. RSVP by email.

November 15 1:00 pm NVC 14-245
EoC Job$mart Career Hour- The Art of Public Speaking & Communication
EoC Job4mart Career Hour Program along with Zicklin Women in Business will be hosting Paul Cahill, President on Cahill Associates as he shares tips on how to communicate better. Refreshments wil be provided at this fun and informative event. For more information, visit Job$mart Calendar, EoC Website or contact Jacqueline McLoughlin.

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 inNYC. Come and network, see old friends and make new ones. Enjoy hor d’oeuvres, drinks and enter our exciting raffle!
Tickets: $20 BCAA Members, $25 non-members.
For tickets call 646-660-6080646-660-6080 or send e-mail for ticket purchase via Cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Check, Money Order. TICKET DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, 2011.

November 17 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm NVC 1-107
Hot Topics – Derivatives
Delve into one of the financial world’s most powerful instruments. Presented by ZGAS.

November 17 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Library Building Room No. 750
Increasing Access to Healthy Foods in NYC
Networking and refreshments will start at 4:00 pm. Admission is free – RSVP required. For more information please visit the event page.

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.
GSA Alumni Social
We cordially invite you to attend the Alumni Social for the Fall 2011Semester on Nov 30th, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm in NVC 14-220. 

This is a chance to network with fellow classmates and build connections with Baruch Alumni. Food and alcohol will be provided as always. Please bring your Baruch ID along with another form of State Identification.

Dear Weissman and SPA Students,
In order to encourage Weissman/SPA students to bring forth issues that they have with their respective schools and to participate more in the governance of the college and co-curricular organizations, the GSA has created the position of Weissman/SPA Liaison. For information about initiatives being undertaken or to express a concern or opinion please email Justin Simmons (MPA, 2013).
Follow the GSA on Facebook. Come to the next meeting on Tuesday, Nov 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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