Two New Educational Events from MBAA

By Victor Kovalkov (MBA ‚Äô14) and Laura Meyer (MBA ‚Äô14) This November, the MBA Association (MBAA) launched two new initiatives at Baruch College: the Zicklin Business Case Competition and a PowerPoint design workshop, inviting professionals to campus to play strategic parts in both events. In what is hoped to be its inaugural year, the Zicklin … Continue reading

Meet the Marketers

Zicklin students connect with marketing experts from American Express, AT&T, Interbrand and GroupM by Jennifer Bender Director of Marketing and Communications,¬†AIGA, the professional association for design MBA Candidate, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College On what turned out to be a blustery morning, Zicklin international business and marketing grad students gathered on Tuesday, October 12, … Continue reading

Credit Suisse: A Look at Careers in Financial Information Systems

By Beidi Sabrina Ma (MS Statistics ‚Äô14) As a graduate student who has a background in information technology, having Credit Suisse visit Baruch‚Äôs Subotnick Financial Services Center (SFSC) on October 17, 2013 was a terrific experience. The event they joined was a collaboration between Credit Suisse and Baruch‚Äôs Zicklin Graduate Career Management Center and Starr … Continue reading

SASB Unifies Accounting and Sustainability

Max Platoff, Sustainable Business Club, ’15 Early morning on a recent Friday, while most of my graduate classmates are contentedly dozing, our group streams¬†into the expansive meeting room on Bloomberg’s 6th floor.¬†Organized by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the event marks the 4th release in an ambitious series of reports that will eventually provide … Continue reading

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity: A Q & A with Associate Director Matt LePere

by Dan Boardman ’14, Zicklin School of Business After eight years at the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity,¬†Associate Director¬†Matt LePere answers questions and shares his thoughts on American debate and¬†special programs at Baruch.   Matthew, thank you so much for taking the time to talk about your work and that of the Center.¬†For those … Continue reading

Connect or Disappear

Whether you attend full-time or part-time, we tend to find themselves in a rush just taking care of the basics. Registration, tuition, career development, readings, reports, presentations… The bureaucracy helps us accommodate our large, diverse student body, but it might leave you feeling more like a product than a person. You might be forgiven for … Continue reading

Back to School

Wednesday, August 28th will be the first day of fall classes at Baruch College. Passing by the 25th street plaza, you might think we had started already. Such is our urban 24/7/365¬†campus, where the transition between summer and fall takes only a weekend. The special centers are busy opening their very special programs. New students … Continue reading

Details in the data

Many of the things prospective students and recruiters want to know about a university are hard facts & numbers. Here’s¬†the official college fact sheet. You can find similar summaries in a number of online and print publications. The new wave of big data tools is bringing us a new kind of fact sheet; see one … Continue reading

MBA for a good cause

By Sasha Vilchynskaya What does it mean to be a social entrepreneur? Social entrepreneurship¬†describes an entrepreneurial venture that aims to achieve a particular social goal through positive externalities, in addition to profit. Business entrepreneurs¬†typically measure performance in profit and return, but social entrepreneurs also take into account a positive return to society. Social entrepreneurship typically … Continue reading

Integrity in the arena

Ethics at Baruch

By Bhavin Patel I recently attended an on-campus panel, titled ‚ÄėEthics in Financial Services‚Äô. The experience left me with a renewed optimism about the industry that many argue has lost its way. Each of the featured guests had current insights related to the demands on ethical systems and managers, as well as the recent west … Continue reading