GSA Weekly Newsletter – Nov 14th

Your weekly GSA newsletter.

Welcome to Week 11!  
Header image courtesy of Kunal Lakhani.
News . . .
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 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. Joseph Maturando, (Ernst & Young-NESA Campus Recruiting Director) will be the guest speaker. 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 16 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm NVC 1-107
Mitsui & Company (U.S.A.) Lunch-Time Forum XCVII – Tales of a Serial Financial Entrepreneur
Speaker: John Grifonetti, BBA ’90
Former President & COO, Datek Online,
Former President & COO, CrediTex,
Chairman & CEO, Certified Pure Air LLC.
Sandwiches and drinks will be served.

November 17 8:30 am – 10:30 am Library Conference Room 750
Russell Banks CEO Leadership Lecture Series
Conversation with Richard Grasso, former Chairman and CEO of  the NYSE, will be moderated by John Elliott, Dean of Zicklin School of Business.
Event begins with a breakfast reception at 8:30 am and the lecture will start at 9:30 am. Free admission but limited capacity! To RSVP, contact Kinshasa Best.

November 17 12:45 pm – 2:20 pm NVC 9-135
Baruch VITA Open House
This will be Baruch VITA’s last open house/information session of the academic year. Come learn how you can serve your community through the program. RSVP required!

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.

November 18 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm NVC 5-150
Hypnosis Comedy Show Fundraiser for Easter Sales
Baruch Psi Chi, Psych in Motion and Golden Key are hosting the comedy show of a lifetime with our special guest, Sonny Nardone. Come watch your fellow students being hypnotized. All proceeds go to Easter Sales, an organization that helps children with autism and disabilities.
Tickets start at $5 for Baruch students and $10 for Non-Baruchians and will be sold all this week, on the 2nd floor area of NVC building after club hours. 

November 29 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NVC 14-220
SEC Climate Change Disclosure Requirements
Join the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity and the New York Society of Security Analysts for SEC Climate Change Disclosure Requirements. What you need to know – Legal, Analyst, Corporate and Asset Manager Perspectives.
RSVP required! For more information contact Matthew LePere.

December 1 8:45 am – 4:30 pm NVC 14-220
Ensuring Integrity: 6th Annual Audit Conference
The conference provides a forum for interaction between business, public accounting, academics, and policy setters from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). It also examines the current best practices of ethics and independence within the auditing profession. For more info and registrations please contact Matthew LePere.

December 2 6:00 pm – December 3 12:00 am Mad River Bar & grille, 3rd Ave between 81st & 82nd
MBA Social II – Multi-School Mixer
There will be food & drinks specials, beer games and dancing! Bring your appetite and your game face. Come out for dinner, drinks, to meet some new people, or just to show some school spirit!
Alumni and guests welcome! Click here for more info. For upcoming events ‘like’ our facebook 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  Nov 30th – NVC 14-220
We cordially invite you to attend the Alumni Social for the Fall 2011 Semester on: 
Nov 30th
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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. RSVP required for all. Please bring your Baruch ID along with another form of State Identification. For more info see our event page on facebook.

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 22nd. 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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