Meet a Mentor, Build Your Network

On November 6, 2013 Zicklin Women in Business hosted the third annual mentorship event. This year, we were pleased to have professionals from Barclays, EY, KPMG, Moody’s and PwC join us for this early morning mentoring program at Baruch College. Many students had the opportunity to meet with three or even four mentors of their … Continue reading

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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

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

The Bucket List – Attend Baruch Graduate Social

by Victoria Danilevskaia  Dual MBA, Accounting and Taxation, 2014 Lately our society seems obsessed with bucket lists.  It has become very common to refer to one’s list in daily conversation to justify an outrageous activity that one may want to do.   Although I have not made one of my own, partially because school and work … 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

After Hours at Zicklin — Sesion IV

A small group gathered to enjoy a beautiful summer evening at Cavatappo.  The conversation drifted from power (what is it, who has it and how to cultivate it) to a subject defining many developed countries, especially China — small families. The topic started from a recent spot on WNYC’s  Leonard Lopate Show called (L)Only Child. … Continue reading

After Hours at Zicklin — Session III

Choose one word to describe the business person you think you are.  Integrity, Innovative, Communicative, Decisive, Creative, Collaborative et al attended the third session of  AHZ.    That was the just beginning.  You weren’t off the hook with just one word.  Back ups and explanations were required — a segue to that 30-second pitch. With spring … Continue reading

After Hours at Zicklin — Session I

“In Vino Veritas,” was the toast that kicked of the inaugural session of the After-Hours Sessions at Zicklin.   Cavatappo served 14  venturous (and thirsty) Zicklineers seeking to create connections to fellow graduate students.  The first order of business . . . vino and nosh and of course introductions.   In addition to refreshment after classes, the … Continue reading