Advice From an Alum

Ms Samantha Matin VP Samantha Matin (Sam) hails from the UK. She completed a Master of Science in Public Policy from the University of London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management from the University of Birmingham. During her MBA at Baruch College, Ms. Matin had greatly contributed to the development of Zicklin Women in … Continue reading

Diversify Your MentorS

A mentor is someone who offers guidance and professional advice for your career path.  At Baruch we are constantly told that one of the keys to success is to have a mentor.  The more I attend events and do informational interviews with people who have successful careers, I hear about the importance of having multiple … Continue reading

ICSC: Conversation with Glenn Rufrano

The Oak Room in the Newman building welcomed Glen Rufrano, the President & CEO of Cushman Wakefield and Erika Miller, correspondent of PBS’s “nightly Business Report” for a discussion about commercial real estate.  ICSC sponsored the event. Professor Ko Wang, Newman Chair in Real Estate Finance, welcomed everyone and introduced the program. Ms. Miller started … Continue reading

Danny Meyer: Do it here in NYC

May 9th, 2012 brought the inimitable Danny Meyer of the Union Square Hospitality Group to the Newman Library for the last Zicklin Leadership luncheon of the semester. Mr. Meyer spoke with a breezy comfort and started with a perennial topic — leadership. It is everything you learned as a kid: picking a winning team.  Who’s … Continue reading

Sustainability Evolved: ESG & Valuations

April 17, 2012.  14-220 Newman Vertical Campus The Sustainability Practice Network and the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Responsibility sponsored a panel discussion about environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance in corporate valuations. Robert Solomon, Associate Professor, NYU, Introduced the program and commented on the size of the audience and how it’s grown over the … Continue reading

Tackling the ACG Cup

Two weeks of being an M&A Advisor by George Selinsky Since 2009, the New York Association for Corporate Growth has hosted an annual mergers and acquisition case competition. Competitors include MBA students from NYU, Cornell, Fordham, Pace, St. John’s, Hofstra, and of course, Baruch. The competition consists of a case study on a merger or … Continue reading

The Graduate Baruchian Needs You

Special Announcement: GB needs You I May 9th, Wednesday 9-9:30 pm: NVC 14-266 Graduate Baruchian Editorial Meeting Current contributors and soon-to-be contributors, come to a short meeting to discuss the future of this noteworthy phenomenon.  RSVP to Lem Morrison You’ve thought about it and schemed about it. . . Now it’s time.  Put those thoughts … Continue reading

100th Mitsui Lunch Forum: Mitsuhiko Kawai

May 2, 2012 brought Mitsuhiko Kawai, CEO of Mistui & Co, to the Newman Library for the 100th Mitsui Lunch Forum. Professor Terrence Martell offered introductory remarks and reflected on the  Mitsui lunch forums.  It has been an opportunity for students to hear and meet industry leaders.  President Mitchell Wallerstein introduced Mitsuhiko Kawai and commented … Continue reading

Your GSA Newsletter! Week 14 – 5/1

  Your weekly GSA newsletter! Welcome to Week 14!! Header image courtesy of Lem Morrison. News . . .  SAVE THE DATE!!  May 29th 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm GSA presents…Baruch Year-End Party!! A huge expanse privately rented only for Baruch Graduate and Graduate Alumni students; open to the public after 10pm. Drink tickets, free … Continue reading

Heeding the SOS: Sustainable Operations Summit 2012

by Helen Serebin, MBA Candidate 2012, Sustainability Last week, between April 18-20, sustainists of all varieties (credit goes to Scott Seydel, chairman of Global Green for this neologism) met to discuss operationalizing sustainability. In the spirit of continuous improvement in operations management and sustainability, I offer the following observations. 1)      Sustainability = COST EFFICIENCY Energy … Continue reading