It’s Time for All to Know: Origins

I sat in the second row FIN9770 awaiting my test results.  I wasn’t expecting a stellar score, but certainly above the average.    That was my modus operandi — a solid B+ student.  Most of the answer cards were met with an exaltant “Yes!”   Mine was a 86.  Satisfactory I thought. Until . . .  I … Continue reading

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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

MiniDates — Coming to a Smartphone Near You

You may have noticed a new link to a survey about MiniDates on SurveyPoint.  It’s an exciting new app and a fellow Baruchian is on the front lines of its roll-out.  Here’s what he has to say and be sure to fill out the survey. by Herry Pierre-Louis, MS Computer Information Systems 2013 (expected) This … Continue reading

Guest Speakers: Philip Marra + Robert Fraher – KPMG

October 19th brought Philip Marra and Robert Fraher to the Oak Room in Newman Hall. Mr. Marra is the Partner in Charge of Northeast Real Estate Practice at KPMG and Mr. Fraher is a Partner, Finance Services, Real Estate. In short, their team at KPMG helps RE companies through their life cycle (e.g. acquisition / … Continue reading

Friedman LLP: Top Questions You Always Wanted To Ask Your Recruiter

by Emily McMillen, MBA, Accounting, 2012 Monday Evening, Friedman LLP joined Zicklin students for a workshop about all of those questions you have wanted to ask your recruiter, but didn’t think it was appropriate to ask. This event was hosted by Baruch Beta Alpha Psi and co-sponsored by Ascend, The Accounting Society, Cents Ability, Delta … Continue reading

Week 1 — Stormy Weather

by Lemuel Morrison, MBA 2012 The fall semester roared in with tempests both literal and figurative. Irene delayed the start of classes as Baruch became an evacuation shelter.  The rumpus over the academic excellence fee sharpened tongues around campus.  Amid all the action, this series of posts will aim to step back and document the … Continue reading

Baruch Gems — MGT9870

by Séverine PERRIN — MBA HR Management – Baruch College/IAE Lyon In a recent discussion, Sev said that her current class MGT9870 was one of her favorite courses here at Baruch. The content was useful and the professor impressed her. In a new effort to share what makes Baruch great, she has graciously offered to … Continue reading