G Day -11

This week marks graduation minus 11 weeks to go. And what a week it has been.  For anyone hiding under a rock here are the biggies for the week: Dean Elliott announced his departure, Greg Smith quit Goldman with a thunderbolt, and TEDxGramercy held their event at BPAC. . . . and your correspondent jumped … Continue reading

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

The Countdown

For those of keeping track at home, it’s almost time . . . for graduation that is.  That’s right  the end game is near.  For those of us wrapping up our programs, the deadline to apply for graduation is this Friday, March 9th.  Your weary correspondent turned his application in last week. ChecklistMeet with GCMC … 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

Spring 2012 Mixer

by Danielle V Hemsley MS Statistics Candidate On February 16th, 2012 Zicklin Women in Business (ZWIB) hosted a Spring Mixer co-sponsored by the Operations Management Club (OMC) & HCM I/O club.  Students gathered in room 2-125 of the Newman Vertical Campus to enjoy conversation, laughter, relaxation, coffee, tea, cookies, and other snacks in between classes.  … Continue reading

Gaming Sustainability

by Helen Serebin, MBA Operations Management & Sustainability 2012 A day after everything was red for Valentine’s Day, on February 15th a panel talked about greening the world through ‘gamification.’ Green Gamification: Combining Social Media & Game Mechanics to Promote Sustainability presented by the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity and co-sponsored by one of … 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

Dan Choi: “Do You Have What It Takes?”

by Danielle V Hemsley, MS  Statistics How do you set yourself apart from all the other MBAs and land the job that gives you the best opportunity in the future?  This is a big question on the minds of many students.  Dan Choi, Managing Director of Credit Suisse, helps you discover your personal answer to … Continue reading

Lessons in Operational Sustainability from Cracking the Glass Ceiling

by Helen Serebin, MBA Operations/Sustainability 2012 Last Monday, September 26, four women who breached the glass ceiling: Jessica Bibliowicz, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, NFP; Marietta Bottero, Senior Vice President HR, BMO Capital; Anne Izzillo, Financial Planning Specialist, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; and Laura Cirello, Senior Vice President, Bank of America gathered to address … Continue reading

EOC: The JAR Group — Starting a Startup

November 1st, 2011. The 14th floor of  VC saw Hide Harashima and AJ Lawrence come to campus to speak about their experience on the front lines of the start-up world.  The MPA club and the Zicklin Media & Entertainment Club hosted the event that was organized by the Executives on Campus (EOC) Job$mart project. Hide … Continue reading