When I’m 64: A Business Version of Tuesdays with Morrie

When I’m 64:  A Business Version of Tuesdays with Morrie By Danielle V Hemsley, MS Statistics Candidate Mavin Tolkin’s book, When I’m 64 Planning for the Best of Your Life is an easy read full of Tolkin’s real life stories. Marvin owned the Women’s Lingerie company, Jennifer Dale which was sold at major retailers such … 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

Zicklin Leadership Series — Owh Kian Ong

The first series of the semester borough Owh Kian Ohn to the 7th floor. Mr. Ong serves as the Vic President for Marketing and Refining.  He earned his MBA from the Harvard Business School and his bachelor’s degree from Baruch College in accounting. Mr. Ong introduced himself though a secret story from his undergrad days … Continue reading

Secrets of the Temple

by Thomas Cleary As a new student of Baruch and the Zicklin School, I am constantly figuring things out on the fly.  Some troubling complications can be as simple as knowing which way your card faces as you slide it through the reader at the turnstile. (picture away from you).  Or the vertical campus elevators … 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

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

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

Zicklin Leadership Series — Peter Jovanovich

December 7th, 2011 Newman library saw Peter Jovanovich, President of Alfred Harcourt Foundation and a veteran of the publishing business, for the last installment in this semester’s Zicklin Leadership Series. Frank Fletcher introduced Mr. Jovanovich and Professor Donald Vredenburgh conducted the discussion. DV:  What’s it like to be in the publishing business? Is it really … 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