The Ultimate Zicklin School of Business Survival Guide

By Emily McMillen, MBA, Accounting 2012 It’s time for another semester here at good ole Baruch and from the looks of it, it’s going to be a doozy. For those of you who have just joined us, I welcome you. For the past four semesters of my career here at Baruch I have picked a … Continue reading

Baruch Pays Airfare for Students Interning Abroad

Visualize the streets of Spain last week as Spanish youth celebrated España´s Eurocup 2012 victory.  Picture spending summer weekends at Mediterranean beaches and European Museums.   Now imagine that Baruch paid for your plane ticket.  Wishful thinking, a dream, a hoax, you ask. It so no hoax.  It is a dream, come true!  Thanks to the … 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

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

Spring Break!

Enjoy the week off and may it be a time of renewal. See you again on  Monday April 16th.

TEDx Gramercy at Baruch

Saturday March 10th brought a special treat to the Engleman Recital Hall here at Baruch  College. Costa Michailidis (a Baruch alumnus), Katie Tracy, and  their team (TEDxGramercy), put together a morning of presentations to Upgrade Your World. Local communities of doers and thought-leaders independently organize TEDx events.  TED simply lends the name and offers some … Continue reading

International Women’s Day 2012

By Maria Shpokayte Last week on Thursday, March 8th, 2012, graduate student club Zicklin Women in Business (ZWIB) hosted their 3rd annual International Women’s Day event at Baruch College. For the third time in the past three years, a panel of distinguished guests and a large group of graduate students gathered at Baruch College’s Newman … Continue reading

Jim Pynn: The Anatomy of a Leader

by Helen Serebin MBA Operations & Sustainability 2012 Two weeks ago a group of students from the Operations Department had the rare pleasure of touring the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant with Jimmy Pynn, superintendent of the facility.  A fellow operations major, Jeremy Larsen, who works at the DEP, arranged the visit, which spanned 2.5 … Continue reading

Tried and True Career Success

By Danielle V Hemsley MS Statistics Candidate “We are different students.  We are practical.” Director of Infrastructure at BHR Capital LLC & Baruch MBA Alumni, Jacqueline Gleason said when referring to how Baruch students stand out from private school MBAs.  Gleason followed up with an example of Baruch students winning a competition, full of competitors … Continue reading

No Angel Funding? 7 Ways to Flex Your Bootstrapping Muscles

I was sitting a bar enjoying a pint of my favorite and bullshitting, er strategizing, with some others who had started their own operations without any funding.  While we d0 very different things, we all were frugal, can-do people. The entrepreneurial skills that made us successful were all things we had “learned in kindergarten.” So … Continue reading