ISSUE 005 ‘16-’17
UNDERGRAD STUDENT SURVIVAL GUIDE
LETTER FROM THE
PRESIDENT Dear Bearcats, Welcome to the Baruch community! Whether you’re just starting your journey here, or you’re a returning student, the Undergraduate Student Government of Baruch College is excited to have you join us in enjoying everything our college has to offer. In this 5th edition of USG’s Undergrad Survival Guide, you’ll find tips and tricks from academic resources and career development, to Baruch-exclusive discounts. As a member of the Baruch community, you will have the opportunity to engage in hundreds of exciting activities both on and off campus. As a senior heading into my final year at Baruch, I can tell you first hand that my engagement in Student Life has made my college experience one that I will never forget. There’s no better time than now to be a college student in New York City. The City University of New York is home to over five hundred thousand students, but we all know the best ones go to Baruch. Over the next year, our Bearcat family will have many exciting experiences together. Among them will be ushering in the 45th President of The United States. As a Student Government that prides itself on diversity, we will continue to strive for equality for all. From the inclusiveness of our events to the actions we take in our senate meetings, we hold ourselves to the highest standard and will strive to be an example community in these times of change. As you begin or continue your time here at Baruch, never hesitate to reach out to any member of the Undergraduate Student Government team. Whether it’s to direct you to the nearest bathroom, or advocate in Albany against your tuition being raised, your Student Government is here for you! If you have questions about something you find in this guide or need assistance throughout the year you can find my office in the Vertical Campus, room 3-272 by the local elevators or reach me at 646-312-4738. Let’s make it a great year together.
Daniel Dornbaum President, Undergraduate Student Government 2016-2017
THE MAGAZINE TEAM
JOANNE BELOY Executive Secretary Editor-in-Chief
ANDREW ARMOOGAN VP of Academic Affairs Copy Editor
CHRISTINA YOUNG Chair of Graphic Design Graphic Designer
WRITERS RYAN POWERS Executive Vice President
AUSTIN FISCHER Treasurer
NICOLE ZELENKO VP of Campus Affairs
EHTASHAM BHATTI VP of Legislative Affairs
SHAWNTELL JAMES VP of Student Affairs
REBECCA CLABBY Chair of Appeals
ALEX SUN Chair of Finance
VIVIAN WANG Chair of Clubs & Orgs
ISABEL ARIAS Representative Senator
ANDREW WINDSOR Representative Senator
VERONICA LEONG Representative Senator
MICHAEL CHERRY Representative Senator ZIZEN PAN Representative Senator YVONNE DUONG Representative Senator
NICHOLAS DIMARCO Representative Senator MAGI MOHAMED Representative Senator ANTHONY ODIE Auxiliary Board Member
Past Contributors: Farhana Hassan (Co-Founder), Anastasia Sourbis, Benjamin Chatham, Selina Lee, Natalie Ann Barton, Salma Mohamed, Alvin Daniel, Sau Fong Lin, Sean Liu, Cherry Aung, Larry Biscette, Andrew Armoogan, Nora Salama, Candice Chatterpaul, Daniel Dornbaum Special Thanks: Lexicon, BCTC, Starr, Office of Communications, Marketing & Public Affairs, Photography Club, the Study Abroad office, the Athletics Department and the Office of Student Life
PHOTOGRAPHERS LAURA MARTINEZ Chair of Marketing NATHAN C. LIN Representative Senator JOSUE MENDEZ Board of Directors BRANDON PAILLERE Magazine Contributor
TOOLS FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
ENSURING PHYSICAL & MENTAL HEALTH
STUDENT ASSISTANCE RESOURCES
PATHWAYS AT BARUCH & GENERAL EDUCATION
WEISSMAN SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
ZICKLIN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
TOOLS FOR BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT
STARR CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER
THE ROAD TO COLLEGE SUCCESS
BARUCH CENTERS & SERVICES
JOB HUNTING BASICS
LIBRARY & RESOURCES
STYLE IN THE WORKPLACE
2016-2017 EXECUTIVE BOARD
AROUND THE SENATE TABLE
THE BOARDS OF USG
MAP OF BARUCH COLLEGE
USG ANNUAL EVENTS
WHAT’S ON THE MENU?
SPORTS AT BARUCH
OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
CLUB LIFE EVENTS
BARUCH’S SUCCESS STORIES
RESOURCES >> TOOLS FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE STUDENT ACADEMIC CONSULTING CENTER (SACC)
CENTER FOR ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT
The SACC provides a positive learning experience through free tutoring in a majority of undergraduate subjects. Students are encouraged to take advantage of SACC’s many resources including practice exams, instructional videos, all math textbooks, TI-89 calculators, and more.
The Center for Academic Advisement is available for general one-on-one consultations with an academic advisor. Students should come prepared with a printed copy of their Degree Works audit from CUNY Portal. Sessions last ~15 minutes.
SACC’s Speech Lab also offers weekly review sessions, conversation hours, and tutorials for ESL and non-native English speakers, guided by professional speech consultants and trained peer tutors.
Students must complete an Academic Appeal in order to receive an academic waiver for a class or to change a Pathways designation. Please speak to an academic advisor for more information.
SACC can help with: }} Mathematics
When to go to Academic Advisement:
}} You have general questions about classes
}} Writing & English
}} Freshmen: you want to drop a class during your first semester (mandatory)
}} Communications }} Natural Sciences
}} Sophomores (or <60 credits): to declare a major/minor
}} Modern Languages }} Business NVC 2-116 (646) 312-4830 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/sacc Mon–Thu: 9am–8pm Fri: 9am–3pm Sat: 10am–4pm
WRITING CENTER The Writing Center’s professional consultants are teachers of college writing and writers themselves. They work individually with you to deepen your English language skills by identifying strengths and weaknesses, and offering strategies to help improve and refine your writing. Group workshops are also offered to further enhance learning and practice. You can simply walk in, or schedule an appointment in person or online. NVC 8-185 (646) 312-4012 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/writingcenter Mon–Thu: 9am–8pm Fri: 9am–3pm Sat: 10am–4pm
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}} Juniors: to fill out a graduation requirement worksheet (strongly recommended) NVC 5-215 (646) 312-4260 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/advisement *Hours vary by week so call or go online to check for the most current hours
ENSURING PHYSICAL & MENTAL HEALTH STUDENT HEALTH CENTER The Student Health Center makes it easy and affordable for any student with a Baruch ID to take care of their health. Free primary care services such as physical exams, vaccinations, and medications for basic ailments are provided. Special screenings and blood work are offered at reduced prices. Services offered by the Student Heath Center: }} Physical Exams: Sports, routine, employment, study abroad, disability services }} Women’s Heath: Gynecology, pregnancy testing, contraception
A Physician’s Assistant (PA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is always present during regular and extended hours. Walk-ins are welcome during business hours but a scheduled appointment is recommended.
}} Primary Care: Cold/cough/flu, vaccinations, strains/ sprains, STI/HIV testing Health insurance is not required to utilize the services at the Health Center, but information regarding affordable health care for students is provided if intertested.
138 East 26th Street, Main Floor (646) 312-2040 baruch.cuny.edu/studentaffairs/healthServices.htm Mon, Thu: 10am–2pm, 3pm–7pm Tue, Wed: 9am–12pm, 1pm–5pm Fri: 9am–12pm, 1pm–3pm
DISABILITY SERVICES Through the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (OSSD), Baruch provides services for students who have a physical, psychological, or learning disability. OSSD ensures that all students, despite any disabilities, are able to fully participate in programs, services, and activities at Baruch. They treat all students fairly and equally, and provide appropriate accommodations to assist students with disabilities. Services provided for students with disabilities: }} Federal mandate 504 and American Disabilities Act advocacy }} Reasonable modifications for exams and academics }} Assistive technology and auxiliary aids
THE HEALTH & WELLNESS SUITE Health and Wellness, endorsed by PAWS (Peers Advocating Wellness Services), encourages healthy behavior to enhance personal and academic achievements, paving the way for a long-term healthy lifestyle. They provide free meditation and yoga classes, and host workshops on stress management, nutrition/fitness, and healthy relationships. Students can stop by the suite at any time for more information on staying healthy, as well as pick up feminine hygiene products, condoms, and other safe-sex items!
}} Priority registration
}} Off-campus referrals and liaison with vocational rehabilitation
NVC 2-271 (in suite 2-225) (646) 312-4590 baruch.cuny.edu/studentaffairs/ossd/disabilityServices.htm *Visit us online for the current semester’s hours
COUNSELING CENTER The Counseling Center helps students achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals by alleviating the stresses and conflicts that often distract students from reaching their full potential. The Center is staffed with experienced licensed psychologists, resident psychiatrists, and supervised doctoral students. They promote overall mental health and wellness of the Baruch community by providing cost-free counseling services including individual psychotherapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and referrals with respect for the diverse social and cultural identities of our students.
Issues the Center has helped students with: }} Relationship problems }} Sleep problems }} Family complications
}} Social skills
}} Academic/career pressure
}} Sexual and gender identity development
}} Chronic stress
}} Substance abuse
}} Eating disorders
}} Adjusting to new environments
}} Time management
Annex Building, 9th Floor (646) 312-2155 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/advisement Mon–Friday: 9am–5pm *Call or go online to schedule an appointment
STUDENT ASSISTANCE RESOURCES
FINANCIAL AID BURSAR }} Collects tuition payments
}} Works with professionals to guarantee aid to those who need it
}} Defers billing
}} Answers student questions/ concerns about their aid
}} Processes refunds of overpayments
}} Handles student scholarships and loans
}} Maintains student accounts
}} Administers work study
}} Provides tuition installment plans by Nelnet
}} Verifies student financial aid
}} Supplies students with the 1098-T IRS Tax Form }} Liaison with NYSHESC Library Building, 8th Floor, 810 (646) 312-1280 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/bursar Mon–Thu: 9:15am–6pm Fri: 12pm–4:45pm
REGISTRAR }} Keeps academic records
}} Keeps calendar of check refund dates }} Provides information for FAFSA and TAP college codes Library Building, 8th Floor, 880 (646) 312-1360 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/financialaid Mon–Thu: 9am–6pm Fri: 9am–5pm
}} Administers official transcripts ($7 per transcript) }} Obatin an ePermit }} Declaration of official major and minor }} Apply for graduation }} Change personal information }} Addresses scheduling concerns Library Building, 8th Floor, 850 (646) 312-1150 baruch.cuny.edu/registrar Mon–Thu: 9am–6pm Fri: 9am–5pm
TRANSFER CENTER Switching to a new school can be a stressful challenge for transfer students. Fortunately, the Transfer Center is here to help. If you have any questions about club life, the social atmosphere, or transfer credits, be sure to stop by. The Center serves as a great way to learn about the variety of resources Baruch provides for its students.
Library Building, 7th Floor, 725 (646) 3121800 baruch.cuny.edu/transfer Mon–Thu: 9am–6pm Fri: 9am–5pm
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICE CENTER The International Student Service Center helps manage common concerns for international students at Baruch, including administrative services, immigration and visa matters, and study abroad. Their mission is to educate our international student population and college community of the rules and regulations which govern the enrollment of our international students. The ISSC serves a larger population than most—approximately 1300 students, as Baruch boasts one of the richest diversities among its student body of any college in the nation. ISSC also provides a wide range of essential services for international students, such as online tutorials and other helpful information designed to ease the transition for international students. Appointments can be scheduled by phone or in person, but it is recommended you speak with a receptionist before scheduling.
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Library Building, 7th Floor, 730 (646) 312-2050 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/issc Mon, Tue, Thu: 9am–6pm Wed: By appointment only Fri: 9am–4:45pm
TOOLS FOR BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT LAWRENCE N. FIELD CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP
DO YOU WANT TO GET AHEAD ON WALL STREET?
Since its inception in 1993, the Lawrence N Field Center for Entrepreneurship’s role as an engine for economic impact has been substantial—19,779 businesses have been served, over $156,000,000 invested in the area’s economy, and 6,820 jobs have been saved or created.
HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS?
The Field Center hosts competitions and workshops in partnership with companies including IBM and AT&T, and offers additional resources and services for small businesses like guidelines for writing an effective business plan. The Field Fellowship Program allows students to work alongside business development counselors.
NVC 2-140 (646) 312-4790 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/fieldcenter Mon–Fri: 9am–5pm
The Bert and Sandra Wasserman Trading Floor in the Subotnick Financial Services Center is renowned as one of the largest and most technologically advanced educational facilities of its kind. The fully equipped, simulated trading environment features forty-two highend trading workstations, live data feeds, realtime market quotes, and computerized trading models that introduce Baruch students to the technology used in the industry.
BERT AND SANDRA WASSERMAN TRADING FLOOR
The Wasserman Trading Floor hosts workshops throughout the year to familiarize students with Bloomberg and Reuters terminals—two leading sources of current and historical financial information. Library Building 125 (646) 312-1544 email@example.com zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/sfsc *Check the online calendar for updated hours and a list of events
STEVEN L. NEWMAN INSTITUTE
The Steven L. Newman Institute provides students with extensive opportunities in the real estate industry. It does so by providing New York State-recognized continuing education credits to professionals in the real estate field, and orchestrating certificate programs in facilities management, real estate sustainability, and more.
137 East 22nd St. (646) 660-6950 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/realestate
The Newman Institute also focuses on several key issues outside the core topics in real estate including market analysis, asset repositioning, and building renovations. A recent example of the Institute’s work is its 2020 projection on Downtown Manhattan, focusing on current and future investments.
ARE YOU LOOKING TO MAKE IT BIG IN REAL ESTATE?
With a mission geared toward helping the industry’s research and its educational needs, this is an excellent resource for students to explore the industry.
THE STUDY ABROAD OFFICE STUDY ABROAD OPTIONS
The Study Abroad Office at Baruch helps students make an international experience a part of their academic degree program. They advise students about opportunities and orient them to overcome financial, curricular or personal obstacles. Baruch College students are eligible to attend study abroad programs ranging from January Intersession and Summer Sessions to a semester or even academic year abroad. Students should think about studying abroad now, and start by attending the bi-annual Study Abroad Fair, which takes place in mid-September and mid-February. These fairs offer a wonderful opportunity for program providers and past participants to speak to Baruch students about the study abroad programs available to them.
STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS Experiencing foreign culture is an indispensable component of undergraduate education. At Baruch, students have over 100 different study abroad programs to choose from, located in 35 different countries. Students do not have to know a second language to study abroad, though it is beneficial. Most study abroad programs offer courses taught in English. Students can attend programs sponsored by other CUNY or SUNY campuses or a third party study abroad provider.
BARUCH EXCHANGES Baruch Exchange allows students to pay their normal Baruch tuition while participating in a program at a campus in a different country. The program operates on a one-to-one exchange, which means a visiting student from a partner university will come to Baruch in place of the Baruch student studying abroad. These exchanges are best for students who would like to be thoroughly immersed in the foreign academic institution.
Exchange students from our partner universities who are studying at Baruch will also staff tables to give Baruch students first-hand information about campus life abroad. Understanding the kinds of academic and cultural experiences our students have abroad will help prospective students integrate study abroad into their overall college career. Annex Building, 8th Floor (646)312-2090 or (646) 312-2091 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/study-abroad Walk-In Hours during Fall/Spring: Mon–Fri: 12:30pm–2:30pm Weds–Thurs: 4:30pm–6pm
DIRECT ENROLLMENT Students may enroll in a foreign institution directly if the school does not have an exchange agreement with Baruch College.
PROCEDURES AND PRECAUTIONS Interested students should visit the Study Abroad office as soon as possible to inquire about different programs. All Baruch students who intend on participating in a study abroad program must submit an online application. If the program is sponsored by another campus, the student must submit an application there as well. It is extremely important that both applications are submitted. Students should frequently check in with both the Baruch study abroad office and the host organization’s office to ensure the process goes smoothly. All courses taken by Baruch College students at a foreign university must be approved for Baruch College credit by the appropriate department.
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FINANCING YOUR TRIP FINANCIAL AID All Baruch College Students who study abroad on approved programs may use their Pell grants to help pay for their overseas studies. TAP awards may also be applied if the program meets the requirements of the TAP administration. The Baruch College financial aid office also assists students in obtaining loans to help finance their study abroad experience.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS Baruch students also have various opportunities for outside funding. National scholarships, such as the Gilman and Boren scholarships, are highly encouraged. As CUNY students, Baruch study abroad applicants who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply for scholarships for International Resume Building Opportunities for CUNY students (SIROCS) grants. Baruch College students are also eligible to apply for a C.V. Starr study abroad fellowship, which is made available exclusively to Baruch Students, thanks to a generous grant from the C.V. Starr Foundation.
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WEISSMAN CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS The Weissman Center for International Business strives to prepare Baruch students for the global market with programs designed to reinforce business values while exposing them to economic matters from a global standpoint. Some of the services this center offers include: international internships, a study abroad program, the Global Student Certificate program, scholarships and access to the International Business Alumni Association.
BARUCH CENTERS & SERVICES DIVISION OF ATHLETICS AND RECREATION
The Division of Athletics and Recreation offers extensive activities and programs to meet the needs and interests of the student community. The Athletic & Recreation Center (ARC), located on the lower three floors of the Vertical Campus building, contains a state of the art fitness center, Olympic sized swimming pool, two basketball/volleyball courts, three racquetball courts, a sauna and spacious locker room facilities that are available to rent on a first come, first serve basis. Baruch holds fourteen teams in nine men and women intercollegiate sports that compete on the NCAA Div. III level. Each team hosts open tryouts prior to the start of the season. The department also offers a series of undergraduate classes in physical education for students to learn about or improve their skill in a particular sport or fitness program. NVC B1-102 Level (646) 312-5048 baruchathletics.com
EARLY LEARNING CENTER
The College Early Learning Center offers child care services to students who would otherwise not be able to attend college without them. They provide a healthy and fun learning environment for children ages 2½ to 5 with referral and intervention services when needed. They also offer support for student parents as they pursue their degree through bi-monthly meetings with an experienced family counselor. Children participate in individual and group activities, engaging in activities like dramatic play, woodworking, cooking, storytelling, care for animals, music, and work with blocks and art materials. There are also daily outdoor play and walking trips in the neighborhood, and a lending library with books, games, and puzzles.
104 East 19th St., 2nd Floor (212) 387-1420 or (212) 387-1421 baruch.cuny.edu/studentaffairsearlyLearningCenter.htm Mon–Thurs: 8am–5:45pm Fri: 8am–2:30pm
BARUCH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (BPAC) As soon as you enter the NVC Building on 25th Street, it’s hard not to notice the huge “spaceship” and time capsule on the 1st floor. This is the elevator to BPAC. The artists that make Baruch their stage are as diverse as the students that populate the campus. Monthly schedules of performers are available at the box office. BPAC consists of two theaters, the Rose Nagelberg Theatre and The Engelman Recital Hall which are both located below the street level of the NVC.
(646) 312-4083 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/bpac
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BEARCAT FUN FACT There are piano rooms on the 7th floor that students can use.
LIBRARY & RESOURCES
THE WILLIAM & ANITA NEWMAN LIBRARY The William & Anita Newman Library is located on East 25th Street directly across from the NVC building. The library offers many services to students all with the power of a Baruch ID card, including technology services offered by the Baruch Computing and Technology Center.
BORROWING PRIVILEGES A student may borrow a book for a period of 3 weeks and can renew it given that no one else requests the book. Textbook Loans: Many of the books assigned to you by your Baruch professors can be found at the circulation desk on the 2nd floor. These can be rented out for 2 hours at a time. CLICS (CUNY Libraries Inter-Campus Services): The CUNY wide sharing program known as the CLICS allows you to borrow material from other CUNY libraries’ 7.5 million volumes. General circulation books may be returned to any CUNY library and reserve items must go back to the library of origin. Overdue fines can also be paid at any CUNY library. Books can be put on hold to be borrowed from the Newman library or from another CUNY library by using the online catalogue. To borrow books from libraries outside of CUNY, ask a librarian about interlibrary loans.
RESEARCH CONSULTATION For help with complex research assignments that require in depth assistance, schedule a research consultation with a librarian online: newman.baruch.cuny.edu/help/ forms/ consultations.php
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These online resources are available from anywhere with your Baruch username and password. To learn more about how to access these resources and view the library’s hours and availability, visit: baruch.cuny.edu/library
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On the 3rd floor, students can borrow laptops and tablets. Multiple day loans can be taken out of the library.
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At the 2nd floor circulation desk, students can borrow calculators, clickers, and other devices.
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At the 2nd floor circulation desk, students can borrow study and presentation room keys. Reservations are made in advanced online.
Individual Quiet Student Carrels are intended for absolute silence. This means no talking and no cell phone use. *No reservation required.
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PRESENTATION PRACTICE Students can practice their class presentations using the same technology and equipment that is found in Baruch’s smart classrooms.
You are responsible for any items you check out of the library. Overdue, lost, or damaged items will result in fines. All overdue charges are per calendar day and per item. For a complete list of fines and more information, visit:
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STUDY ROOM RESERVATIONS
Group study rooms are available on reserve. Small rooms can hold 2-3 people while large rooms can hold 4-8 people.
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BARUCH COMPUTING & TECHNOLOGY CENTER (BCTC) BARUCH ONLINE Baruch Username
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baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/baruchusername CUNY Portal
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ACCOUNTS As a Baruch student, there are four accounts which will allow you to access technology resources on campus; your Baruch username, Office365/Baruchmail account, CUNY Portal account, and CUNYfirst account.
LOGIN CREDENTIALS Baruch students, faculty, and staff now have a way they can manage their Baruch username password for logging onto the Baruch college network (desktop computer log on and wireless computer log on, library database log on).
WIRELESS NETWORKS & PRINTING Baruch offers wireless connectivity for use with mobile devices and is widely available across most of the campus. Students can also print wirelessly from Windows laptops to any computer lab with a black and white or color printer. To sign into the Wi-Fi, look for the “BaruchWifi” server, open up a web browser, and type in your Baruch password.
THE COMPUTER AND TECHNOLOGY HELP DESK The Computer and Technology Help Desk responds to problems with computer hardware and software, network services, telephone service and media services. The Help Desk also provides support for CUNYfirst.
Library Building, 6th Floor 646-312-1011 email@example.com *Check online for updated hours baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/helpdesk
For more help and questions, visit the BCTC Tech Intro website, where you will find step by step instructions on how to get your Baruch accounts started: baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/techintro
BEARCAT FUN FACT The library is open 24 hours during finals and mid term week.
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BARUCH TECHNOLOGY LABS BARUCH COLLEGE PRINTING CREDIT
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The student computer labs and library use print management software. Each student receives an allocation of printing credit (from your technology fee) at the beginning of every semester. This can be used for black and white/color printing and scanning, specialty printing (for art students), and resume printing.
Multiple student computing labs are dispersed across campus and provide technologies for course related content requiring computer hardware. Some of these labs are reserved for specific departments.
AVAILABLE SOFTWARE The computer labs are equipped with software to accommodate our courses at Baruch, such as Microsoft Office, the Adobe Suite and many others. www.baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/software/softwareforstudents.htm
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MICROSOFT OFFICE Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students can download multiple Microsoft programs (such as Word, Excel, and Access) for free on up to 5 devices. For more information, visit: baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/software/msoffice
VMMAP With VMware, students have the ability to run Windows on their Mac computers. For more information, visit: baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/software/vmap.htm
DREAMSPARK CIS students have access to the Dreamspark program which includes developer software and operating systems. This is also applicable to students who have taken a CIS course at Baruch and passed with a grade of C or higher. For more information, visit: baruch.cuny.edu/bctc
ACADEMIA >> PATHWAYS AT BARUCH THE REQUIRED CORE
LIFE & PHYSICAL SCIENCES*
ENGLISH COMPOSTITION }} ENG 2100/2100T
}} BIO 1012 }} BIO 1016
}} ENG 2150/2150T
}} MTH 2160 }} MTH 2205
}} MTH 2207 }} MTH 2610
Science majors must choose the STEM variant courses. Please speak to an academic advisor for more information and course options.
Math Sequence: Math Immersion* → CSTM 0120 → MTH 1030 → MTH 2003 → MTH 2205 *Only offered in the winter and summer sessions
Choose only ONE course from each of the following categories, but NO MORE THAN ONE from any department or discipline.
THE FLEXIBLE CORE WORLD CULTURES & GLOBAL ISSUES }} }} }} }} }} }}
INDIVIDUAL & SOCIETY
ANT 1001 HIS 1001 HIS 1003 LTS 1003 POL 2001 POL 2260
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PHI 1500 PHI 1600 PHI 1700 SOC 1005
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BLS 1003 HIS 1000 HIS 1005 PAF 1250 POL 1101 POL 2332
}} ANT and SOC courses are in the same dept. }} ART, MSC, and THE courses are in the same dept. }} BLS and LTS courses are in the same dept. }} BIO, ENV, CHM, and PHY courses are in the same dept. }} POL and PAF courses are in the same discipline
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ENG 2800 ENG 2850 CMP 2800 CMP 2850
COURSE 2 }} Liberal Arts minor capstone 4000-level
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ART 1000 ART 1011 ART 1012 MSC 1003 MSC 1005 THE 1041
EXAMPLE: If you took ANT 1001 to satisfy World cultures and global issues, you CANNOT take SOC 1005 to satisfy Individual and Society.
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BIO 1011L BIO 1015L CHM 1003L ENV 1003L PHY 2000L PSY 1001*
*Only satisfies Scientific World if you enrolled at Baruch in Spring 2016 or later, and transferred a course that fulfills Life & Physical Sciences; can be used to satisfy the flexible sixth course requirement.
FLEXIBLE 6TH COURSE Select a course from the options in the previous categories. It must be from a department or discipline that you have not taken yet.
There is ONLY ONE COLLEGE OPTION FOR STUDENTS IN ALL THREE SCHOOLS. It consists of requirements for a Liberal Arts minor.
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* These courses require a co-requisite: If you take a course in the Life and Physical sciences section, you must take the appropriate course from the Flexible Core Scientific World section within the same semester. For example, if you select BIO 1012 from Life and Physical sciences, you must take BIO 1011L in the same semester.
MATHEMATICAL & QUANTITATIVE REASONING }} MTH 2003 }} MTH 2140
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The correct sequence for a minor is course 4, 3, then course 2 because most 4000-level capstone classes have a requirement of two 3000-level courses. Because these are minor courses, courses 2,3 and 4 must be taken within the same department unless specified by department. Some departments, like the Economics department, have specific courses that make up the minor. Please consult with an academic/ departmental advisor to choose the correct course sequence.
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WEISSMAN SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences is considered the academic heart of Baruch College. Consisting of 13 departments and more than 50 areas of study, it provides a Liberal Arts education for students in all three of Baruch’s schools. In addition to its diverse array of classes, the school offers a wide range of interdisciplinary programs and minors to supplement college experience. Dr. Aldemaro Romero Jr.
Dean of The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office: NVC 8-250
BACHELOR OF ARTS (B.A.) The Bachelor of Arts curriculum consists of the core curriculum, the major, and elective credits for a total of 120 credits. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in order to graduate. Students entering the Weissman School of Arts must complete the Pathways Curriculum before graduation. The math requirement for some degrees in Weissman may be fulfilled by MTH 2140 or MTH 2160 depending on the specific field of study. Please see an advisor to select the correct math course. }} BA students must complete a minimum of 90 liberal arts credits towards their degree. }} Weissman students may also begin to take major classes prior to being officially admitted to the Weissman School. Students should speak to the department of interest to inquire about higher courses prior to Weissman admission. }} Weissman students have knowledgeable advisors available for consulting.
ELIGIBILITY In order to be eligible for the Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, students need to satisfy all of the following criteria: ©© Officially declare the major with the respective department(s) ©© Complete COM 1010 Speech Communication ©© Complete 2 semesters of foreign language1 ©© Have an overall Baruch GPA of 2.25 or higher The two semesters must be taken in the same language and may or may not be taken at Baruch. Please speak to an advisor to confirm your foreign language requirement. 1
AD-HOC MAJORS Students who do not wish to pursue a traditional major for their academic career can build a custom major; this is known as the “Ad-Hoc Major.” With the help of an advisor from the Starr Career Development Center; students can create a major with a combination of courses from two or more departments, constructing a unique and cohesive liberal arts focus.
DOUBLE MAJORS The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences is the only school at Baruch, which allows students to double major. Both majors must be within Weissman.
THE TIER III MINOR Regardless of which of the three schools you choose at Baruch, students must also pursue a Weissman minor of their choice. The Tier III minor offers students the opportunity to pursue a discipline outside of or as a compliment to their major.
ZICKLIN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS The Zicklin School of Business dates back to 1919 when it was known as The School of Business and Civic Administration at The City College of New York. Now named after its notable alumnus Lawrence “Larry” Zicklin, the school provides a premium education to students seeking to make it in the business world. Its faculty includes distinguished scholars, award-winning professors, and experienced professionals. The curriculum for the majors and programs is challenging and rewarding, putting a student’s intellectual, interpersonal, and decision-making skills to the test. Dr. H. Fenwick Huss
Dean of The Zicklin School of Business Dean’s Office: NVC 13-270
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (B.B.A.) The B.B.A. degree curriculum consists of the Pathways Curriculum, Business Base Curriculum (courses listed below), Pre-Business Curriculum, and the major for a total of 124 credits. Students are encouraged to inquire within the respective departments and consult with an advisor to assist in planning major courses and transitioning into the Zicklin School of Business. Zicklin Required Core: }} BUS 1000 Intro to Business }} FIN 3000 Principles of Finance }} MKT 3000 Marketing Foundations }} MGT 3120 Fundamentals of Management }} MGT 3121 Service Operations Management }} ACC 2203 Principles of Managerial Accounting (non-accounting majors) }} ACC 3202 Accounting Information Systems (accounting majors) }} BPL 5100 Business Policy
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ELIGIBILITY In order to be eligible for the Zicklin School of Business, students need to satisfy all of the following criteria: ©© Completion of COM 1010 Speech Communication and ENG 2150 Writing II ©© Completion of 8 pre-business courses with a minimum 2.25 GPA1,2 }} ACC 2101 Principles of Accounting }} CIS 2200 Introduction to Information Systems and Technologies }} ECO 1001 Microeconomics }} ECO 1002 Macroeconomics }} ENG 2100 Writing I }} LAW 1101 Fundamentals of Business Law }} MTH 2205/2207/2610 Calculus (or equivalent) }} STA 2000 Business Statistics I ©© Completion of at least 45 credits with an overall Baruch GPA3 of 2.25 or higher Transfer credit grades (with the exception of international grades) will be used in the calculation of the pre-business GPA, not overall GPA. 1
A.P. credits will not be used in the GPA calculations.
Transfer students with all 10 pre-business courses will be eligible for admission into Zicklin despite the fact they don’t have a Baruch GPA. 3
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS Bernard Baruch was a business leader and public servant. While the Zicklin School prepares students for the business world, the School of Public and International Affairs empowers students to become leaders in both the public and nonprofit sectors. It is New York City’s only public graduate school dedicated to public affairs. The Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs is an interdisciplinary program that emphasizes public policy, advocacy and analysis. The School of Public and International Affairs offers multiple internship classes where students gain real-world experience in nonprofit organizations, federal, state, and local government. Dr. David S. Birdsell
Dean of The School of Public and International Affairs Dean’s Office: 135 E. 22nd Street Room 901
ELIGIBILITY In order to be eligible for the School of Public and International Affairs, students need to satisfy all of the following criteria: ©© Completion of at least 45 credits ©© Completion of either PAF 1250 Citizenship and public affairs or POL 1101 American Government ©© Completion of the following courses: }} MTH 2003 Pre Calculus }} ECO 1001 Microeconomics }} ENG 2100 Writing I }} STA 2100 Statistics for Social Sciences
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS (BS) Students are required to complete the Pathways Curriculum, the following six courses, and an additional four elective PAF courses: }} PAF Policies and Politics }} PAF Quantitative Studies of Communities }} PAF Economic Analysis of Public Policies }} PAF Public Campaign and Advocacy }} PAF Quantitative Method For Policy Analysis
BEARCAT FUN FACT The School of Public and International Affairs helps conduct political polls with Time-Warner Cable.
}} PAF Capstone Each of the six courses are worth 3 credits: totaling 18 credits. Students are also required to take 4 elective courses related to the major which is a total of 12 elective credits. Non-public affairs majors can also register for these courses.
HONORS PROGRAMS AT BARUCH WHAT IS IT?
The Provost Scholars Program is for students currently enrolled at Baruch. The Program is very competitive and seeks motivated students who want challenging opportunities through honors courses and community engagement. Study abroad and leadership on campus highly encouraged.
Current students can apply who have:
©© 8-10 Honors courses
^^ A minimum GPA of 3.5
©© 15-hours community service per year
^^ No more than 59 credits completed ^^ At least one honors class
©© Honors thesis or capstone
©© Attendance at 1 cultural event per semester
^^ A faculty recommendation ©© A minimum GPA of 3.5
WHAT IS IT?
The Inquiry Scholars Program is a research & creative inquiry program within the major (or possibly minor) that allows students to craft a unique co-curriculum to support learning. It enables students to follow their passion, explore across disciplines, develop expertise in a specific topic, and develop meta-learning skills.
TO APPLY Current students can apply who have:
©© Inquiry based project
^^ A minimum GPA of 3.5
©© Four research & creative inquiry activities per academic year.
^^ A faculty approved education plan
WHAT IS IT?
With Departmental Honors, students can become “experts” on a topic they are passionate about by researching and writing an undergraduate thesis. An undergraduate thesis is great for impressing prospective employers and graduate schools. A thesis can be completed in two or three semesters, and requires a large amount of time, research, and energy.
TO APPLY Current students can apply who have: ^^ A minimum GPA of 3.5 overall and in discipline of thesis ^^ Completed an application and 2-page prospectus on topic ^^ A faculty mentor’s guidance
WHAT IS IT?
MACAULAY HONORS & BARUCH SCHOLARS
Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business offers undergraduate students the opportunity to graduate with honors in a business major. Partnered with Executives on Campus, it offers students mentors in their chosen business field to help them excel in their careers.
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TO GRADUATE ©© Complete 2 semesters of 6000-level honors thesis classes
Current students in the Zicklin ©© Maintain a GPA of 3.6 school can apply who have: ©© Participate in program’s extracurricular activities ^^ A minimum GPA of 3.6 ^^ Not yet achieved upper junior status (requires a minimum of 3 semesters)
Macaulay Honors and Baruch Scholars enroll as first-year students who typically apply during their senior year in high school.
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BEARCAT FUN FACT The Bearcat became the schoolâ€™s official mascot by a poll of 300 students winning by only 10 votes.
CAREER >> STARR CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER The Starr Career Development Center (SCDC) provides a comprehensive set of career services and opportunities to Baruch students and alumni. NVC 2-150 (212) 387-1420 or (212) 387-1421 baruch.cuny.edu/careers Mon, Fri: 9amâ€“5pm Tue, Wed, Thu: 9amâ€“7pm
Watch How To Videos on the SCDC website for tips and tricks for succeeding in the workforce!
Download the Careers by Symplicity app on your smartphone to access Starr Search on the go!
STARR SEARCH With Starr Search, you can apply to various leadership programs, internships, and part-time and full-time opportunities at your own comfort and convenience.
CAREER FAIRS Baruch offers several Career Fairs throughout the year, including the fall CPA fair, the fall and spring career and internship fairs, as well as the Diversity Pipeline Programs showcase. Sixty to ninety companies attend these fairs to meet and collect resumes from students. To view information for upcoming career fairs, log onto StarrSearch.
WORKSHOPS Workshops offered by the SCDC are some of the best opportunities that students can use to learn about career opportunities. Workshops are offered weekly and teach students skills such as resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, networking, and finding a career path that is right for them.
ON-CAMPUS RECRUITING (OCR) On-Campus recruiting is a program where companies come to Baruch to interview students for internships and full-time opportunities. OCR is managed by StarrSearch, where all resume submission and interview sign-ups are completed. In order to be eligible for full-time OCR, students must attend a Mandatory OCR workshop or if you plan to participate in Internship OCR, you will need to view the Internship OCR Tutorial online or attend an internship seminar workshop.
SKILL ASSESSMENT RESUME REVIEW Staff members help compose, review, and edit resumes via walkins, scheduled appointments, or on specified days before job fairs.
CAREER COUNSELING Private counseling sessions can be booked to help with selecting majors, searching for jobs, transitioning between industries, and decision making.
VOCATIONAL TESTING A variety of individual assessments are offered to help students make well-informed decisions about their major and career. Tests and self-examinations are done directly within your Starr account.
MOCK INTERVIEWS Online and in-person mock interviews are offered by SCDC counselors. Each student is offered one in-person mock interview per semester, where the counselor videotapes the session and provides feedback. You can schedule your mock interview through your Starr account.
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RISING STARR SOPHOMORE PROGRAM
SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS Baruch offers a number of special career-related programs to supplement coursework and enhance students’ professional development.
FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM The Rising Starr Sophomore Program (RSSP) and Passport to Partnership (P2P) programs seek to prepare students for work and leadership roles by providing various professional development experiences. Freshmen (RSSP) and freshmen/ sophomores with an interest in accounting (P2P) should apply to these competitive programs. BENEFITS: }} Expand your network and increase your support system, self awareness, and responsibility for career planning }} Showcase your markeatable skills }} Gain confidence in the job seeking process }} Increase your chances for successful employment
PEERS FOR CAREERS
The Financial Leadership Program (FLP) aims to increase the recruitment of diverse high-potential Baruch students to top financial analyst programs in all industries. The program is restricted to full-time juniors who have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and display commitment to leadership in extracurricular activities and internships. PAST EVENTS AND CORPORATE SPONSORED ACTIVITIES : }} Advanced Excel and Financial Modeling Workshops }} FLP Challenge – Investment Banking Case Competition }} Mock Interview Day with working professionals and alumni }} Risk Management Case Study by JP Morgan }} Office Visit and Life of a Deal Case Study by JP Morgan }} Office Visit and Networking Seminar by BMO Capital Markets }} Office Visit and Networking Session by BlackRock, RBC, and Societe Generale
The Peers for Careers Program is one of the most selective T.E.A.M. Baruch jobs on Campus. Students are trained to provide peer advisement on resumes, cover letters, business correspondence, mock interviews and more. Peers also facilitate workshops, co-sponsor programs, and contribute to the Starr layout in the Ticker. They also manage the award winning blog “Starrlights”, which presents career stories and tips from the student perspective.
MAX BERGER PRE-LAW PROGRAM
BENEFITS: }} Gain critical knowledge to help you choose a major }} Build excellent communication and interpersonal skills through group presentations, workshops, and one-on-one resume reviews and mock interviews }} Get access to hundreds of internships and jobs }} Network with employers at many SCDC events and serve as student liaison during SCDC Career Days and Internship Fairs }} Receive mentorship from professional career counselors to learn essential skills to succeed in launching your career }} Be a role model for your peers and learn from the career experiences of your fellow students }} Develop your own highly effective resume and polish your interviewing skills
The Max Berger Pre-Law Program supports students in all majors who are considering a career in the legal field. The program offers individual advising and workshops to inform students about the law school application process. Prospective students should seek an appointment at the Starr office.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS International students with F-1 visas are allowed to work off-campus under the Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT) programs. For full details of CPT/OPT workshops, visit the International Student Service Center.
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EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS ©© Surf the college website to become familiar with the resources Baruch has to offer to promote students’ professional, academic and social development. ©© Attend the Club Fair at the beginning of each semester to discover the diverse, on-campus clubs and organizations. ©© Visit and learn about the services and centers listed in the Resources section to take advantage of the countless opportunities they offer. ©© Create a profile on the Starr Career Development Center website to access information about majors, jobs, internships and workshops. ©© Educate yourself and become a conscious citizen. Read up on the economy and current events. ©© Create a LinkedIn profile to connect with potential employees to develop an online network with professionals (Starr has a great LinkedIn workshop).
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CREATE A PLAN ©© Speak to your professors, academic advisors, and career counselors to receive accurate information prior to selecting a school and declaring a major and minor. ©© Build a professional wardrobe for various casual and formal business settings. ©© Use the Resume Writing Guide, located on the SCDC website to build your resume and watch online videos of mock interviews for free. ©© Gain experience through internships and part-time jobs. Attend job and internship fairs on and off campus to kick off your search. ©© Apply to on-campus opportunities such as T.E.A.M. Baruch and Student Life club positions to help broaden your leadership experience.
03 EXECUTE THE PLAN ©© Take advantage of the services offered by the Health and Wellness Center and the Counseling Center to help manage the stress that accompanies Junior year. ©© Make an appointment with an academic advisor at the Advisement Center to complete a worksheet and ensure that you are on track and eligible to graduate on time. ©© Thinking about graduate school? Start preparing for the standardized test required for the standardized test required for your field. (LSAT, GRE, GMAT, etc.) ©© Find a summer internships between your junior and senior year to give you an advantage toward securing a full-time position after graduation. ©© Bring your passion to Baruch and inspire others to create their own paths to success.
LAUNCH YOUR CAREER ©© Visit your academic advisor at the Advisement Center to ensure that you have all the required paperwork and are on track to graduate within the semester or year you have planned. ©© Participate in On-CampusRecruiting (OCR), where companies come to Baruch to interview seniors for jobs after graduation. ©© Attend interview workshops hosted by SCDC prior to scheduling a mock interview to enhance your interviewing skills and etiquette. ©© Research graduate school programs and apply to graduate school in the fall of your senior year if you would like to study further in a discipline. ©© Visit company websites and research the latest news in your field before interviewing.
JOB HUNTING BASICS KNOW YOURSELF The answers to these questions can help you develop your personal pitch. Knowing who you are and what you want to do will keep you on the right course throughout your college career!
}} Can you describe yourself using 5 words or less? }} What is your passion? Why? }} What are your hobbies? What do they say about you? }} What interests you, what is interesting about you? }} Imagine yourself in an elevator with the CEO or Managing Director at a firm. How would you introduce and describe yourself to him/her in 30-60 seconds?
GENERAL RESUME TIPS Your resume is one of the most important pieces of any job application. It is a written compilation of your education, work experience, credentials, and accomplishments. It lets employers know who you are, what you’ve done, and what you can do to add value to their company. To put your best foot forward, make sure your resume is perfect. This means no spelling errors, grammatical mistakes, or typos! Have a friend or a SCDC counselor look it over before sending. A tip to impress people looking at your resume is to quantify your experience. For example, “Tutored high school students.” sounds much less impressive than “Taught weekly calculus and physics classes to a group of eight high school seniors in preparation for their AP exams. Six students received a score of 5/5 and two received a 4/5.”
WRITING A COVER LETTER A cover letter is a one-page statement of your objective to highlight your skills and interests in a particular field/position. It should communicate to the recruiter or employer why you are a good match for the company and the desired position. Take the time to craft a good letter and proofread it very carefully before sending. If your cover letter has errors, your whole application might get thrown out! It is proper business etiquette (and shows attention to detail) to personally sign your cover letter. However, if you are sending your cover letter and resume via email, a signature isn’t necessary.
Your Address City, State, Zip Code Date First and Last Name of Contact Person Title of Contact Person Name of Company/Organization Street Address or PO Box City, State, Zip Code Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name, 1st Paragraph: State why you are writing. Identify the position, field or general area of your inquiry. Also state how you heard about the opening or organization. 2nd Paragraph: Indicate your career or job objective and why you are particularly suited for this company and the type of work. Highlight your relevant achievements and qualifications, and elaborate on key points from your resume without repeating it entirely. Communicate to the employer that you understand the position and have the qualities he/she seeks by pointing out your related work experience and coursework. 3rd Paragraph: Politely request an interview and repeat your phone and email contact information. Lastly, thank the employer for his/her time and consideration. Sincerely,
Your Name Typed
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ACING THE INTERVIEW It’s always important to prepare for your interview. You not only need to know yourself well, but also the company, industry, and position you’re applying for. Be sure to do your research and know your facts. Questions you might be asked in an interview include: }} Can you tell me a little about yourself? (Careful! This shouldn’t be about your personal life. Use it as an opportunity to pitch yourself.) }} Walk me through your resume. }} What do you know about our company? }} How did you hear about this position and why did you apply? }} Tell me about a conflict you’ve faced at work and how you overcame it.
“Do you have any questions for me?” is a question asked at the end of every interview, but you don’t have to wait until it’s over to ask your interviewer questions! It’s actually a good idea to ask any questions you have throughout the interview. It’s more natural and can help you apply yourself more to the position. It also helps avoid any confusion afterwards. Questions to ask your interviewer include: }} What are some skills and qualities you look for in employees/ interns? }} What do you like about working at this company?
}} What do you like to do outside of work or school?
}} What responsibilities does this position entail?
}} Where do you see yourself in 5 years? How do you think this industry will change in that time?
}} What is the biggest issue your staff is currently facing and would I be in a position to help you solve this problem?
}} What would you do in your first 90 days in this position?
LINKEDIN PROFILE LinkedIn is a valuable resource for researching and connecting with employers and other businesspeople.
At the end of the interview, you should always ask the employer what the next step in the process is. This essential question shows you’re interested in moving along in the process, and invites him/her to tell you how many other applicants there are.
Writing a thank you email after an interview is a necessity that you should not compromise. In fact, many employers think less of candidates who fail to follow-up promptly. Don’t send a thank you email as soon as you walk out of the interview, wait a few hours but no later than 24 hours after the interview.
}} Be sure to have a professional headshot with a simple background.
If any topics stood out and sparked a conversation during the interview, don’t be shy to include it.
}} Connect with people you’ve previously met or worked with. The better your connections, the better the recommendations, so be careful not to add random strangers.
Show enthusiasm and appreciation for their time, but remember to keep it concise. A thank you email should be 1-2 paragraphs.
}} List your experiences and give 2-3 bullet points detailing/showcasing what you did. Remember to be concise and quantify if possible. }} Use key words and power verbs in your profile so search engines can find you, increasing your chances of offers.
A THANK YOU GOES A LONG WAY
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STYLE IN THE WORKPLACE Dress for success. These students are ready to enter the business world with their sleek and mature attire. The clothes you wear in professional settings and interviews can affect your mood, energy, and how others may perceive you. So be prepared with outfit essentials and look your best as you dominate in the workplace.
Some people can get overwhelmed with the commuter environment at Baruch, but if you push yourself to get involved you won’t regret it. Isabel Arias ‘19
USG, Women’s Tennis, Ecuadorian Club, Accounting Society, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Residence Hall Council, Finance Economics Society, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Tie Red tie Zara, $30 Watch Leather strap watch August Steiner, $70
Explore all your options in Baruch because there are so many! Ask our Starr Career center to help you get your internship. It’s an amazing department. Alex Sun ‘18
Models: Isabel Arias, Alex Sun Photographer: Nathan Lin
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USG, Sigma Alpha Delta, Accounting Society, Finance Economic Society
Business attire that is imbued with the city’s ambition and drive adds a strong statement to your presence as you walk down the streets of Manhattan. Let no restrictions hold you back from expressing who you are and what you believe. Blazer Long black sleeveless blazer ASOS, $88 Shirt Royal blue button-down Banana Republic, $70 Skirt Black and white maxi skirt ASOS, $95 Shoes Black sandal heel Nordstrom, $89 Watch Dark brown leather watch Tommy Hilfiger , $225 Belt Black and Cognac Braided Belt ASOS, $27 Makeup Liquid lipstick in “Chestnut Rose” Kat Von D, $20
Push your limits and take risks to discover new skill sets and enhance your existing ones. Never give up on anything because success is always a crazy roller coaster ride defining your failures and accomplishments. With those experiences, you’ll achieve the greatest version of yourself. Nishat Ahmed ‘19
Women in Business
Model: Nishat Ahmed Photographer: Laura Martinez
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The best thing I’ve ever done at Baruch was get involved and meet people. There’s such a diverse student body making it a great opportunity to develop connections and build relationships with a variety of people. Take advantage of it and enjoy yourself! Michael Cherry ‘19
USG, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Conversation Partners Program
With a purpose in mind and a goal to achieve, this student is off on his journey to success. Topping off his suit and tie is a smartwatch and professional leather bag, perfect for staying organized and on your “A” game at school and in the office.
BEARCATS IN FASHION Gramercy Supply Co. was co-founded by Baruch College economics majors, Gavin Wax (‘16) and Kyle Harrison (‘18).
GET THE LOOK Shop Gramercy Supply Co. online at gramercysupply.com and use the code:
55LEXINGTON for $55 off your first bag + 10% off additional orders.* *Offer applies only to the following bags: “The Irving”, “The Caulfield” & “The Carnegie”.
Suit Black blazer H&M, $70 Slim fit suit pants H&M, $35 Shoes Erik Venetian loafer Nordstrom, $325 Tie Diagonal stripe narrow silk tie Express, $50 Watch Classic smartwatch Pebble, $100 Bag “The Irving” leather messenger Gramercy Supply Co., $195
Model: Michael Cherry Photographer: Brandon Paillere
BEARCATS IN FASHION Richard Tam is a Baruch College alum and the founder of Brooklyn Wolf. He graduated with a B.B.A. in Accounting (‘12) and a M.S. in Taxation (‘13).
GET THE LOOK Shop Brooklyn Wolf. online at brooklynwolf.com and use the code:
BROOKLYNBEARCAT for 15% off your order.* *Offer expires October 31st, 2016.
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Open-mindedness will bring you several opportunities. Be kind and be brave. Arvis Chen ‘18
USG, Marketers of Baruch, Hindu Students Assn., Vietnamese Students Assn., Finance Economics Society, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Go for every opportunity that comes your way. You never know what may come of it! Sabrina Mohan ‘19
USG, T.E.A.M. Baruch, Women in Business, Hindu Students Assn., The Odyssey, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
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[RIGHT] Casual Fridays or a laid back office setting lets you play around with your outfit. These students are wearing an attire that is professional yet maintains a cutting edge of urban chic. Adding lighter colors and fun patterns can add life to the office.
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Models: Arvis Chen, Sabrina Mohan Photographer: Nathan Lin
Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there. Step out of your comfort zone. Brandon Paillere ‘19
USG, Lexicon, T.E.A.M. Baruch, Golden Key Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Sweater Black and white argyle v-neck sweater Express, $40 Shirt Gray button-down H&M, $15 Pants Grey Suit Pants H&M, $35 Shoes Black Shoes Steve Madden, $73 Watch Black Watch Kenneth Cole, $79 Being comfortable at work ensures productivity and motivation throughout the day. Plan ahead for weather and that chilly office draft with a stylish sweater. Coordinating your colors give a polished look.
Model: Brandon Paillere Photographer: Nathan Lin
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Looking great at work doesn’t mean having to break the bank. Keep that hard earned money in your pocket by shopping smart. This business casual outfit uses patterns and color, and is perfect for work, and that college budget.
Go out and get involved in every way possible. Everyone here was once in your position. The transition to college is fun but also challenging, so make as many friends as possible because they will all have wonderful insight. Ryan Powers ‘18
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Model: Ryan Powers Photographer: Brandon Paillere
Your favorite outfit can be both fashionable and comfortable. Let your confidence shine through and take charge, wearing what makes you feel good. Your smile is also your greatest accessory, so wear it proudly. Shirt Small polka dotted white blouse Uniqlo, $20 White airism t-shirt Uniqlo, $13 Pants Black straight suit pants Macy’s, $25 Shoes Timeless black croc loafer Clarks, $50 Accessories Pearl bracelet Banana Republic, $25 Makeup Vice lipstick in “Warm Nude” Urban Decay, $17
It’s important to work hard towards your goals, but it’s just as important to have fun and relax. Find what you love and volunteer your time towards it, whether that be joining a club or even tutoring your favorite subject. Mahnoor Usman ‘18
Golden Key, Women in Business
Model: Mahnoor Usman Photographer: Nathan Lin
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Find people whose interests align with your own. Whether they’re another student, a professor, or a faculty member, these are the people that will help you grow personally and professionally. Joelle Abejar ‘18
Thespian Club, Lexington League, Baruch College FPA Department Presents “RENT”
Blazer Patterned blazer Aeropostale, $74 Shirt White woven camisole Hollister, $15 Pants Pink and yellow patterned pants Uniqlo, $15 Shoes Black quilted flats Tory Burch, $199 Shoes Pink statement necklace Windsor Store, $11 Staying stylish in the office doesn’t have to be taboo. Try color coding your accessories to your outfit, to add some bright personality. Add a pair of fun, spring pants and you’ll be the “Best Dressed” at the next office gathering.
Model: Joelle Abejar Photographer: Nathan Lin
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ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING: 135 E 22ND ST FIRST FLOOR
}} Sidney Mishkin Gallery }} Office of Buildings and Grounds
SECOND FLOOR }} HR Department
}} Asst. VP for Finance and Budget Office }} Controller’s Office
}} CUNY Institute for Demographic Research
}} Office of the President }} Office of the Provost }} VP of Academic Affairs
}} Rubin Museum Art Project
}} The Dean of the School of Public Affairs }} Career Services for the School of Public Affairs
}} Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management
ANNEX BUILDING: 137 E 25TH ST THIRD FLOOR
}} Honors Office and Lounge }} Bernard. L. Schwartz Communicative Studies Institute
}} Study Abroad Offices
}} Counseling Center
HEALTH SERVICES CENTER
NEW YORK LIFE BUILDING
NEWMAN VERTICAL CAMPUS
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NEWMAN REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE
MADISON SQUARE PARK
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BARUCH EARLY LEARNING CENTER: 104 E 19TH ST }} This is its own building for childcare.
EIGHTH FLOOR BARUCH HEALTH SERVICES CENTER: 138 EAST 26TH STREET }} This is its own building for health services. Enter on 26th St.
LIBRARY BUILDING: 151 E 25TH ST FIRST FLOOR
}} Public Safety and ID Center }} Wasserman Trading Floor and Subotnick Financial Services Center
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}} The William and Anita Newman Library
}} Bursar Office }} Registrar Office }} Financial Aid Office
STEVEN L. NEWMAN REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE: 137 E 22ND ST FIRST FLOOR
}} Office of the Director
}} Seminar Room, Oak Room, and Marble Lounge }} William Newman Chair of Real Estate Finance }} Department of Real Estate Offices
}} BCTC Computer Lab and BCTC Help Desk }} Computer Center for Visually Impaired People
}} Division of Applied Research }} Center for Logistics and Transportation }} CUNY Institute for Urban Systems: Building Performance Lab
}} Undergraduate Admissions and Transfer Office }} International Student Service Center
}} William Newman Real Estate Department Offices
BARUCH DISCOUNTS BARUCH DISTRICT Baruch District is a student discount program offered and managed by The Undergraduate Student Government of Baruch College that provides the opportunity to partner with restaurants and venues in our community. This helps strengthen our communal ties and better extends the walls of Baruch College to the Gramercy and Flatiron neighborhoods by promoting small businesses within the vicinity of our school. At participating locations across Manhattan, Baruch students can present their Baruch ID card upon purchase and receive a 10% discount.
CUNY EMALL CUNY eMALL is a online hidden gem within CUNY that offers student discounts on a variety of items, including software, clothing, office supplies and more. All you need to access it is a CUNY Portal username and password! Youâ€™ll see the link on the top of the student login page of CUNY Portal. Whether you need to score a discount interview outfit, new pens and notebooks, or even cheap movie tickets, eMALL is the place to go!
CUNY CULTURAL PASSPORT As a part of the CUNY system, Baruch College enjoys the perks of the CUNY Cultural Passport. This program allows students bearing their CUNY IDs to enjoy either free or discounted admission at many prestigious NYC museums, theaters and more. Some classes will require trips to museums and institutions as part of their assignments. Be sure to utilize this excellent service both for those assignments as well as for days out in the city!
FREE ADMISSION }} Museum of Modern Art }} Whitney Museum of American Art }} Bronx Museum of the Arts
DISCOUNTED ADMISSION }} Rubin Museum of Art }} Brooklyn Botanical Garden }} American Museum of Natural History }} The Frick Collection }} Guggenheim Museum }} The Metropolitan Museum of Art }} & many more!
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WHAT’S ON THE MENU AMERICAN APPLEBEE’S 205 W 50th St (212) 262-2400
JUST SALAD 315 Park Ave S (212) 244-1111
BAGEL EXPRESS 340 3rd Ave (212) 213-4700
MATT’S BBQ & GRILL 36 Lexington Avenue (212) 420- 9464
BIG DADDY'S GRAMERCY PARK 239 Park Ave S (212) 477-1500
PANERA BREAD 304 Park Ave S (212) 894-3288
THE BLUEBELL CAFÉ 293 3rd Ave (646) 649-2389 BLUE SMOKE 116 E 27th St (212) 447-7733 BREAD & TULIPS 365 Park Ave S (212) 532-9100 GRAMERCY GRILL& GRAMERCY STAR CAFE 32 Lexington Ave (212) 505-3663
THE PROMENADE BAR & GRILL 344 3rd Ave (212) 918-7220 *5% off
SCHNIPPER’S QUALITY KITCHEN 23 E 23rd St (212) 233-1025 THE STAND 239 3rd Ave (212) 679-8882
*$5 ticket + 10% off food & drinks
SUNFLOWER DINER 359 3rd Ave (212) 473-2670
CAFÉS BIRCH COFFEE 21 E 27th Street (212) 686-1444
MYWAYCUP COFFEE 102 E 23rd St (646) 368-1083
FIKA 407 Park Ave (646) 649-5133
PARIS BAGUETTE 3030 Park Ave S (212) 677-0404
GREGORY’S COFFEE 327 Park Ave S (212) 979-8600
INDIAN BALUCHI’S 329 3rd Ave (212) 679-3434
PIPPALI 129 E 27th St (212) 689-1999
MUGHLAI INDIAN CUISINE 329 3rd Ave (212) 889-0909
SARAVANA BHAVAN 81 Lexington Ave (212)684-7755
JAPANESE ABECA SUSHI 121 E 27th St (212) 213-9888
MAGURO 160 E 28th St (212) 510-8883
EAST 366 3rd Ave (212) 889-2326
MOMOKAWA 157 E 28th St (212) 684-7830
MIDDLE EASTERN ALMAYASS 24 E 21st St (212) 472-3100
SAHARA’S TURKISH CUISINE 513 2nd Ave (212) 532-7589
LIMON RESTAURANT 238 E 24th St (212) 213-3343
SHAWARMA GRILL 368 3rd Ave (212) 683-1705
SPANISH AL HORNO 36 Lexington Ave (646) 964-5183
DOS TOROS 295 Park Ave (347) 946-6225
CHIPOTLE 125 E 23rd St (212) 673-5183
LA POSADA MEXICAN 364 3rd Ave (212) 213-4379
THAI & VIETNAMESE
CHINESE 2 SEA KING 219 E 23rd St (212) 725-3399
JIMMY’S HOUSE 162 E. 25th Street (212) 725-7888
CHINA KING 285 3rd Ave (212) 725-9888
LIN’S 32 E 23rd St (212) 460-8445
DI DI DUMPLING 38 Lexington Ave (212) 466-6618
The Bearcat Paw represents venues that are a part of Baruch District. Students with a Baruch ID card receive a 10% discount unless otherwise noted.
CHAAMLEX 34 Lexington Ave (212) 882-1859
THAINY RESTAURANT 394 3rd Ave (212) 696-2888
LITTLE BASIL 153 E 26th St (212) 689-1444
VIETNAMESE LUU’S BAGUETTE 134 E 26th St (212) 679-8881
SPORTS AT BARUCH ATHLETICS AND RECREATION CENTER The Division of Athletics and Recreation is responsible for the promotion and management of Baruch’s varsity athletic teams as well as its intramural leagues. Currently, the department oversees 13 NCAA Div III varsity men and women’s teams in 8 sports, and 5 intramural teams. Varsity teams host open tryouts at the start of their respective seasons, while intramural competitions are open to all students. Even if you are not a student athlete, you can still support Baruch by attending your favorite team’s games. The Athletics & Recreation Center (ARC), located on the lower 3 floors of the Vertical Campus has the following: }} Fitness center
}} 3 Racquetball courts
}} Olympic sized swimming pool
}} 2 Basketball/volleyball courts
}} Locker rooms
NVC B1-102 Level
5 ON 5 BASKETBALL
3 POINT SHOOTOUT
WIFFLE BALL HOME RUN
WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
HEAD COACH: ARIADNE MUI
2016 2013 2012 2011 2010
CUNYAC 4th Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place
HEAD COACH: ARIADNE MUI
2016 2014 2011 2010 2009
CUNYAC 6th Place CUNYAC 5th Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place
2016 2014 2013 2012 2011
CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC 2nd Place
2016 2014 2013 2012
CUNYAC 3rd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Champions
WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING
HEAD COACH: CHARLES LAMPASSO
MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING
HEAD COACH: CHARLES LAMPASSO
Overall Record 2015/2016: 5-5
Overall Record 2015/2016: 2-6
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ECAC Open Qualifiers ECAC Open Qualifiers ECAC Open Qualifiers
HEAD COACH: RANFORD CHAMPAGNIE Overall Record 2015/2016: 8-8-0 HEAD COACH: MELANIE PELLEGRINO Overall Record 2015/2016: 10-25 HEAD COACH: JOSE TORRES Overall Record 2015/2016: 14-18 HEAD COACH: KELLY ANN BARRETT Overall Record 2015/2016: 10-15 HEAD COACH: JOHN ALESI Overall Record 2015/2016: 17-14 HEAD COACH: FLORIN GIUGLESCU Overall Record 2015/2016: 14-2 HEAD COACH: FLORIN GIUGLESCU Overall Record 2015/2016: 12-4 HEAD COACH: CARRIE THOMAS Overall Record 2015/2016: 18-19 HEAD COACH: DANIAL LEVENT Overall Record 2015/2016: 18-13
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
CUNYAC 4th Place CUNYAC 4th Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC 4th Place
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
CUNYAC 3rd Place CUNYAC Playoffs CUNYAC Participant CUNYAC Regular Season Champions CUNYAC Tournament Champions, NCAA Regionals
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Runner Up CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Champions
2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013 2011-2012
CUNYAC 5th Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions
NCAA 2nd Round NCAA 1st Round NCAA 1st Round NCAA 1st Round
2016 CUNYAC 5th Place 2014-2015 CUNYAC Championship, NCAA 1st Round 2013-2014 CUNYAC Quarterfinals 2012-2013 CUNYAC Semifinals ECAC Metro Quarter Finalist 2011-2012 CUNYAC Semifinals 2016 2014
CUNYAC Champions Regular Season Champions NCAA 1st Round CUNYAC Semifinals 1985, 1988, 1989, 1997 CUNYAC Tournament Champions
CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Finals 2000, 2002, 2004-09, 2012, 2013 CUNYAC Tournament Champions
CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Finals
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions
1983, 1994, 1995, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2013 1983, 1994, 1995, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2013
CUNYAC Tournament Champions CUNYAC Regular Season Champions
N.E.V.C.A. Quarterfinals NCAA Final Four MCSS Quarterfinals
OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE The Office of Student Life provides governance, funding, and support to Baruch’s 160+ clubs and student organizations. Through working with student leaders and community organizers, the Office of Student Life helps to provide a rich extra-curricular experience to an increasingly diverse student body.
LEADERSHIP WEEKEND T.E.A.M. BARUCH T.E.A.M. Baruch is a peer mentorship program that pairs rising student leaders with senior peer mentors. The program challenges participants to learn more about themselves through exercises that focus on team dynamic, communication, and their own role as a student leader. Any student who is interested in developing their leadership skills on campus may apply. Successful completion of the T.E.A.M. Baruch program will prepare students to apply for paid peer leadership positions including: Freshman Seminar Peer Mentors, Orientation Leaders, Peers Advocating Wellness Services (PAWS), Peers for Careers, and Residential Assistants (RAs).
ADVENTURE DAY GO BEYOND The Office of Student Life also sponsors several “Adventure Days” throughout the year. These are special day-long activities open to all interested students, and can include activities such as hiking, apple picking, and canoeing. “Adventure Day” is a great way to build new relationships with your fellow Bearcats.
The Annual Student Leadership Weekend is an event in the fall semester that is open to all undergraduate students involved in some form of leadership. Students will participate in high energy experimental activities that will help develop leadership skills, build confidence, character, and expand their network. This retreat takes place outside of NYC, giving participants the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while making new friends.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES During club hours you can see the campus really come to life. Many activities take place, some of which are brought to you by The Office of Student Life. Two notable events are Spring Fling and Winter Carnival. Students can play friendly competitive games, eat a variety of food and enjoy live music at these themed celebrations. Attending these events is a great way to unwind and de-stress from school life.
SERVICE LEARNING TRIP Throughout each semester, a series of off-campus service learning opportunities will be made available to all Baruch students. In the past, these experiences have taken place in Washington DC, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and within the tri-state area. These trips help to expand your leadership horizons, further cultivate your developing team-building skills, and provide opportunities to reflect upon your awareness of and engagement in community service outreach.
DISCOUNTS OFFERED BY OSL AMC/Loews and Regal Cinema movie tickets are sold at our office. AMC Green tickets are priced at $9.50 and are valid for any current movie playing except those distributed by the Walt Disney Company, including but not limited to Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm. Regal tickets can be used at Regal Cinemas, Edwards Theatres and United Artists Theatres to watch any movie currently playing at $9.00. Be advised that a $1.50 surcharge will apply at all Manhattan theaters. Visit our office for additional details.
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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS DOLLARS & SENSE
Named one of the top online magazines for the last three years, Dollars & Sense has been publishing and releasing student work since 1979. It focuses on class material or independent work. With releases in the spring of each year, this magazine is distributed to students, faculty, corporate leaders and media professionals in the New York region.
Encounters Magazine, Baruch’s arts and literary publication, has been on campus since 1994. Published once a semester, Encounters features original poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art and more from Baruch undergraduate students. Its mission is to engage the creativity and showcase the talent of the student body. Encounters also hosts events throughout the semester, such as writing workshops and open-mic nights.
Media Lexicon members challenge their creativity in photography, graphic design, writing and videography, to create a memorable yearbook for Baruch seniors. Members attend different events and programs to capture the moments in student life that student leaders and administration work hard to put together. Lexicon is perfect for students who want to develop their creative skills or help organize content for the yearbook. Lexicon has been preserving memories at Baruch since 1935.
The Ticker is the student-run newspaper of Baruch College and has been a valuable component of Baruch since 1932. It covers all the breaking news on campus, art reviews, sports, feature stories, science & technology, latest on the business world, editorials, leisure activities and campus events. Free copies of the newspaper can be found throughout the campus.
WBMB Radio is a neighborhood FM and online radio station. Since it’s founding in the late 60’s, “The Biz” has established itself as a platform for student run broadcasting. WBMB has interviewed the likes of Eminem, George Carlin and the Ying Yang Twins and it’s a great place for Baruch students to explore a hobby/career in communications, music production, and DJing. By tuning into baruchradio.com you can enjoy 24/7 free format programs and live streams of select events on campus.
WBMB’s Balls to The Wall is Baruch’s Premier Dodgeball competition between 8 to 16 teams with the proceeds going to Colleges Against Cancer.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS ABSOLUTE ADRENALINE
ARGENTINE TANGO CLUB
ACTUARIAL SCIENCE SOCIETY
AFRICAN STUDENT ASSN.
A.S.A. represents, unifies, and empowers students of African descent while supporting their academic and professional journeys.
Community AIESEC offers students the opportunity to be global citizens, change the world, and obtain experience and skills that matter today.
ALPHA PHI OMEGA
Coed service fraternity that prepares students to achieve their potential in society through leadership, friendship and service.
AMERICAN MARKETING ASSN. Business
AMA strives to prepare its members for the professional marketing industry through certification and resume workshops.
ASEDOM (DOMINICAN STUDENTS ASSN.)
ADS’ mission is to cultivate and create a commonplace for the young creative minds at Baruch.
ADVERTISING DESIGN SOCIETY
CARIBBEAN STUDENT ASSN.
CHI ALPHA EPSILON
ALPFA is the Association of Latino Professionals for America. It helps students develop the skills needed for their professional careers.
BANGLADESH STUDENT ASSN.
BSA aims to promote and engage students in the cultural and educational value of the rich Bengali culture.
BETA ALPHA PSI
BAP aims to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the financial services industry.
The BioMed Society provides future professionals in the science and medical field with resources and networking opportunities.
BLACK STUDENT UNION
BSU embodies black beauty and power in order to uplift and educate Baruch students.
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Baruch XAE members pledge to excel academically, promote academic excellence in others, and help those who genuinely aspire to the same goals.
CHINESE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
ASEDOM is an organization based on providing relevant events and a welcoming environment to Dominican students.
CSA is open to those interested in learning and partaking in the diverse aspects of Caribbean culture.
Ascend is a Pan-Asian business organization that provides industry insight and creates professional development opportunities.
BASS aims to provide those who are interested in pursuing a career as an actuary with academic and professional resources to help achieve their goals.
Blue Notes is CUNY Baruch College’s premiere co-ed a cappella group.
The Argentine Tango Club aims to provide insights into the culture and dance of Argentine tango, as well as to provide beginners a place to start their Tango journey.
The Accounting Society serves a purpose of preparing a diverse group of business students for the Accounting, Tax, Audit, and CIS professions.
Archery is a stress free and friendly environment. Anyone and everyone can shoot with us for fun or competition.
Absolute Adrenaline is designed to encourage Baruch students to develop a healthy, fun, and active lifestyle through adventurous events.
C.C.F.’s purpose is spread the Word of God and provide a comfortable environment for Christians within the campus.
Community Circle K International is the premier collegiate and university service organization in the world, dedicated to leadership development and fellowship. Next tier above Key Club!
COLLEGE DEMOCRATS AT BARUCH
College Democrats at Baruch’s mission is to promote progressive ideals on campus, in New York City and State, and across the Country.
COLLEGES AGAINST CANCER
CAC is a national collaboration of college students, installing and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society.
Baruch Consulting Club expands the horizons and the possibilities of what Baruch College and the students can do in the Consulting world.
CONVERSATION PARTNERS Social
Conversation Partners is dedicated to matching native English-speaking students with nonnative Englishspeaking students for the benefit of both parties.
DELTA SIGMA PI
Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed professional business fraternity that fosters academic and professional growth for its members.
GLOBAL CUISINE SOCIETY
ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION ORG. Community E.C.O. shares a concern for the Earth and a passion for its preservation.
eXchange Support aims to spread international education through developing and empowering quality student leaders while servicing the exchange student population.
Cultural Filipinos Uniting Students In Other Nations is Baruch Collegeâ€™s Philippine Cultural club, focusing on the integration of Filipino culture and college life.
FASHION @ BARUCH
FAB aims provide a platform for students interested in pursuing a career in the fashion industry, any of its related fields or just fashion itself.
FINANCE & ECONOMICS SOCIETY Business
FES is the premier professional development organization on campus for students who wish to pursue a career in the financial services industry.
Japan Club is an organization dedicated to providing career opportunities, building networks for Japanese students, and promoting Japanese cultural awareness.
JAPANESE ANIME ASYLUM
HACK FOR BARUCH
JEWISH BUSINESS LEADERS Business
JBL aims to encourage and develop Jewish leadership skills, stimulate and enhance Jewish identity and unity, and introduce and familiarize students at Baruch.
Hack for Baruch aims to seed a culture of tech and entrepreneurship at Baruch.
Spiritual Hillel at Baruch is the center for Jewish life at Baruch College with a mission to enrich the lives of the Jewish undergraduates.
HINDU STUDENT ASSN.
K-Style is focused on providing significant opportunities for Baruch College students to immerse themselves in the Korean culture.
KOREA CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST Cultural
HSA is fosters a community for students to learn about Hinduism as well as appreciate the coexistence of all faiths, beliefs, and lifestyles.
JAAsylum aims to gather and unite all people who have a liking, or even a curiosity, towards the evergrowing community that is Anime.
Golden Key serves as the foundation where students throughout the Baruch community can propel themselves as professionals and leaders.
Ecuadorian Club explores and spread awareness of the Ecuadorian Culture as well as to provide networking opportunities.
IMG is a group of talented undergraduate students at Baruch who manage a portfolio of stocks spanning across a variety of sectors.
Global Cuisine Society is dedicated to exploring the vast array of cultural dishes in New York City.
Baruch E-Sports Association serves as a hub where gamers can meet other gamers to promote mutual development.
G.L.A.S.S. exists to create an inclusive and supportive space on campus in the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity/ expression.
Difference Makers raises awareness for disabled students at Baruch College.
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT GROUP Social
KOREAN STUDENT ASSN. Academic
The History Club aims to bring students together who are enthusiastic about history.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORG.
KCCC helps college students to develop personal relationships with God and grow as disciples of Jesus.
KSA is based on the Korean community in Baruch, striving to help one another, network, and enjoy Baruch College.
LATIN AMERICAN STUDENT ASSN.
ISO aims to develop a family atmosphere, while encouraging the growth of its members.
LASO strives to develop strong ties between Latino students in the Baruch community.
INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
LE CLUB FRANĂ‡IAS
Spiritual IVCF is an evangelical campus mission serving students and faculty on college and university campuses nationwide.
The French Club at Baruch aims to encourage and promote French language and culture.
Lexington League is the Admissions Ambassadors & Student Recruitment Team. Using the peer-to-peer approach, they recruit prospective students.
MARKETERS OF BARUCH Business
MOB is a student community for ambitious students who want to pursue a career in marketing or advertising.
Mental Health Counseling Club works to organize workshops with professional clinicians and researchers to supplement our education and social network.
Mexiculture’s mission is to promote awareness and understanding of Mexican culture at Baruch College.
Mock Trial Association prepares students to perform on both the plaintiff/prosecution side and the defense side of court cases.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
Model UN’ mission is to help students obtain a better understanding of an increasingly globalized world through the lens of the United Nations.
MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS GUILD Arts
Music Performing Arts Guild brings the world of dance to Baruch, while gaining exposure through performances and numerous events in and outside of Baruch.
MUSLIM BUSINESS ASSN. Business
M.B.A. is deeply rooted in the rich Islamic philosophy of engaging in “commerce,” aiming to identify the problems in societies.
MSA aims to fulfill the spiritual and social needs of Muslims on campus, with providing a place for Muslims to offer their daily prayers.
Photography Club aims to bring the arts back to Baruch through a combination of workshops, outings, and critiques.
NATIONAL ASSN. OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS Business Professional Dev. NABA seeks to encourage and assist minority students who select and enter the financial management professions.
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF LEADERSHIP AND SUCCESS
MENTAL HEALTH AND COUNSELING CLUB Community
MOCK TRIAL ASSN.
The Mathematics Society is a community of quantitatively-minded students at Baruch dedicated to the exploration of mathematics.
MUSLIM STUDENT ASSN.
Professional Dev. NSLS provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation at their campus or online.
NEW YORK MUSIC INDUSTRY ASSN.
POLISH CULTURE CLUB
NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE Networking
The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance exists to strengthen the social sector with a talented, prepared workforce.
NYC HONG KONG CLUB
The NYC Hong Kong Club aims to spread the Hong Kong culture through events such as acting out famous movie scenes, tea tasting, and singing contests.
ORG. OF SOVIET STUDENTS
BOSS aims to expand the knowledge of Russian culture among the students of Baruch.
PAKISTANI STUDENT ASSN.
PSA delivers an environment of cultural awareness and ethnic enlightenment, aiming to create and develop an appreciation of the Pakistani-American identity.
PHI ETA SIGMA
PES is a national honor society inspired to encourage and reward academic excellence among freshmen in institutions of higher learning.
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The Pre-Law Society is an organization interested in pursuing legal educations and careers.
PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Dedicated to the music industry, NYMIA’s primary goal is to expose students to the various aspects of the music business.
Polish Culture Club is an organization that allows students to broaden their cultural horizons to the different traditions, customs, and values of the Polish heritage.
PRSSA is a community of public relations and communications professionals worldwide, connecting, students to members.
RESIDENCE HALL COUNCIL
The Residence Hall Council is developed to improving experiences in Baruch’s residence hall, serving as the liaison between residents and Student Life.
ROLLER HOCKEY CLUB
The Baruch Hockey team is a member of the Eastern Collegiate Roller Hockey Association competing in the Division II league.
Rotaract Club aims to network with various leaders across several industries through global and community service.
SEEK Society brings together students of culturally and economically diverse backgrounds through professional and social development.
SIGMA ALPHA DELTA
Sigma Alpha Delta is an honor society determined to making a difference in the community and improving the quality of life.
TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL Social
TRANSFER STUDENT ORG. Social
SBC strives to make a positive impact on society by growing and strengthening a community of new leaders who use business to improve the world.
TAIWANESE STUDENT ASSN.
TSA serves as a bridge between the Baruch Community and Taiwanese students.
TAMID connects entrepreneurs with Israel through capital market investment research, pro bono consulting for Israeli startups, and a summer internship in Israel.
WEST INDIAN CULTURE CLUB
WOMEN EMPOWERED FOR SUCCESS Networking
Networking WES is an empowerment group, targeted to encourage social change against the narrow perception of women.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS Business
UNICEF Baruch conducts campuswide education, advocacy and fundraising activities to benefit UNICEF.
UNITED CHINESE LANGUAGE ASSN. Cultural
WIB aims to provide women with the resources and training necessary to become successful leaders in the business world.
WOMEN IN ISLAM
UCLA strives to promote Chinese American awareness and an increased understanding for Chinese culture and heritage on campus.
UNITED SIKH ASSN.
WICC brings the West Indian experience to the Baruch community by providing individuals to get an intimate feel of the West Indian culture.
TSO help transfer students get the most out of their collegiate experiences at Baruch and make the connections that would last a lifetime.
Wall Street Club aims to educate students about the different fields of the financial services industry through events and workshops.
Toastmasters aims to provide the opportunity to improve your communication skills and network with new people.
SVA aims to help veterans transition into Baruch, serving as a support network and empowering the successes of its members.
SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS CLUB
The Thespian Club is a group dedicated to the professional development of students interested in theatre, musical productions, and playwriting.
SOCA is an organization focused on celebrating the achievements of the Caribbean Community.
STUDENT VETERANS ASSN.
VSA seeks to provide a platform for the Vietnamese heritage among the Baruch community.
WALL STREET CLUB
SASA aims to create an understanding of the South Asian population by sharing knowledge about various cultures that make up the South Asian community.
STUDENT ORG. FOR CARIBBEAN APPRECIATION Cultural
VIETNAMESE STUDENT ASSN.
The Grid is a table top gaming club, engaging students in board games, role playing games, and card games.
Soccer Club is a community for soccer fans to play, watch, and bond over soccer.
SOUTH ASIAN STUDENT ASSN.
WII’s mission is to empower women by helping them gain the true knowledge and practice of Islam.
YOUTH ORGS. FOR ISRAEL
United Sikh Association’s purpose is to create awareness about the Sikh religion at Baruch.
YOFI is dedicated to promoting Israel advocacy among the Baruch community.
CLUB LIFE INFORMATION CLUB ROOM AREA
Many clubs share a space on the third floor of the Newman Vertical Campus. The Club Room Area is located on the west wing of the third floor, and also includes the Game Room, Health & Wellness, Veterans’ Services, Religious Chaplins’ offices, Lexicon, the Ticker, WBMB and USG.
Club hours at Baruch are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30PM to 2:30PM. During this time, no classes are scheduled and students are given free time to attend any programs of their choice, such as cultural, social and/or professional events.
If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to get in contact with a club, please email:
12:30 PM—2:30 PM
CLUB LIFE EVENTS
GOLDEN KEY: CLASH OF THE BEARCATS
WOMEN IN BUSINESS: STYLE YOUR SUCCESS
This is an athletic competition to raise money for relay for life. Golden key selects ten organizations to compete for a grand prize!
Women in Business hosts an annual fashion show featuring Baruch student models. Both men and women walk down the runway, showcasing their best professional looks.
JAPAN CLUB: WEST MEETS EAST MATSURI CARIBBEAN STUDENT C FASHION SHOW ASSOCIATION: CSA Each spring during Caribbean Appreciation Week, CSA hosts an annual fashion show featuring trends in Caribbean culture, and the talents of Baruch’s Caribbean community.
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Celebrate the fusion of Japanese and American culture at Japan Club’s largest event of the year. Students get to experience everything from traditional wear to delicious cuisine, and even special performances by Japanese professionals.
ACCOUNTING SOCIETY: NETWORKING LUNCHEON The Semi Annual Networking Luncheon is the Accounting Society’s signature event. With the Big 4 and mid size firms in attendance, students can build new connections with professionals and each other over lunch.
BLACK STUDENT UNION: FASHION SHOW BSU hosts an annual fashion show to highlight African American culture. The night is filled with spectacular performances by students and special guests.
STUDENT LIFE: BATTLE OF LEXINGTON Every February, students get together to watch a doubleheader basketball game of Baruch’s very own Bearcats in the ARC Gym. Fans also compete head-to-head in the ultimate fan contest, competing to win prizes like iPads and gift cards.
CLUB LIFE EVENTS
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VIETNAMESE STUDENT ASSOCIATION: PARIS BY NIGHT
HOLI FESTIVAL Holi is a Hindu spring festival also known as the festival of colors. It was first brought to Baruch by the HSA two years ago, and is an event you can’t miss! The festival is fun for everyone and takes over the plaza in an extravagant display of color.
JAPANESE ANIME ASYLUM: C BAACON BAACON is a mini anime convention with games, prizes, and panels. In addition to all the fun, there is a raffle to raise money for charity. Students can even eat at a maid café to get the full experience of an anime convention.
VSA hosts an annual themed gala to celebrate and share Vietnamese culture. “Paris by Night” was inspired by a Vietnamese show featuring musical performances and cultural dances.
WOMEN IN ISLAM & MUSLIM BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: WELCOMING RAMADAN In Islam, Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, introspection and prayer. Baruch’s Women in Islam and Muslim Business Association welcomes all students to join them in a night of spirituality, fun interaction, and knowledge.
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION: THANKSGIVING DINNER ISO welcomes students to a feast of holiday treats and festive performances to help both international and exchange students understand and celebrate together this American tradition.
WBMB: THROWBACK THURSDAY WBMB’s Throwback Thursday is one of the hottest parties of the year. It has you remembering the best of the best, featuring everyone’s favorite Hip Hop, Rap, Pop, and Dance throwbacks from the ’80s, ‘90s, early 2000’s.
CHINESE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: MUSIC CAFÉ Music café is an evangelical event for Baruch students to experience the Gospel through music. Chinese Christian Fellowship holds icebreaking games, worship, and testimonies, and invites guest speakers to share their message.
UNITED CHINESE LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION: LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL The Lunar New Year Festival is brought to Baruch by UCLA. This event features great performance and great cuisine, to welcome in the new year and celebrate Chinese culture.
CLUB LIFE EVENTS
ALPFA: BRAND YOURSELF
TAIWANESE STUDENT ASSOCIATION: NIGHT MARKET
ALPFA’s Brand Yourself was deemed Baruch’s “Best Professional Event”, brining over 60 professionals from a wide spectrum of large firms and companies. This is an amazing opportunity for Baruch students to impress as they speed network with potential employers and business successes.
The night markets of Taiwan are an essential part of popular culture featuring a mixture of food stalls, clothing, daily goods, and entertainment.
MORE CLUB LIFE EVENTS:
TRANSFER STUDENT ORGANIZATION: WELCOMING PARTY At the start of every semester, TSO hosts an event to welcome incoming students. The party features fun activities, food, music and a chance to meet clubs. It’s a great way to see everything Baruch has to offer and learn about the many ways to get involved on campus.
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LATINO HERITAGE MONTH LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH
Latino Heritage Month is celebrated from midSeptember to mid-October. Live entertainment, Latin cuisine and panel discussions on Latin culture and history, and its influences on society in the 21st century. Events include Carnival, Calentura, Ignite the Stage which features Latin dances, music and cuisine, and the DREAM Debate.
Baruch celebrates the LGBTQIA community in October with parties and awareness events such as a pride parade, panels, speaker events and the Freakfest party. The month is packed with events meant to spread awareness of the LGBTQIA community’s contributions to society and the problems they still face in politics and society.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH Black History Month in February celebrates the black community through an annual fashion show, gala and forums on black empowerment. They highlight the significant economic, political, and social issues that impact the black community, as well as society as a whole.
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH Women’s History Month in March is packed with remarkable events such as Baruch’s Annual Pearls of Wisdom dinner, Phenomenal Women’s Dinner and the celebration of International Women’s Day. These events celebrate the extensive contributions and successes of women who worked tirelessly to achieve their dreams, and in the process, had a positive impact on society.
ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH April is Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month and includes of a variety of events to highlight the richness and diversity Asian culture. For years, events at Baruch like East Meets West Matsuri, Taste of Asia, Taiwan Night Market, Art & Film Festival, and most recently the Miss Asia Pageant, showcase art forms, live performances, and foods from Asia.
CARIBBEAN WEEK Caribbean Week is a week of West Indian cultural appreciation in honor of Baruch’s Caribbean community. It begins with an annual Opening Ceremony and includes events like Cari-Baruch—an intramural soccer tournament, and a cultural fashion show. This week educates, engages, and inspires Baruch students while celebrating the vibrancy and spirit of the Caribbean islands.
USG >> We, The Undergraduate Student Government of Baruch College (USG), are the governing body representing undergraduate students at Baruch College.
DANIEL DORNBAUM President
Executive Vice President
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We want Baruch students to graduate satisfied with their undergraduate experience. More importantly, we want them to feel ready and prepared to enter the job market. We want more opportunities, services, and programs that will not only make our campus more enjoyable, but also a place that will empower students to reach for their dreams. The student body elects all Executive Board Members, Vice Presidential Senators, Representative Senators, University Student Senators and Board Members in April for the following academic year. Students can choose to run independently or with a party/slate by submitting a declaration of candidacy form to the Office of Student Life (OSL). The Student Election Review Committee (SERC) is comprised of faculty and students that monitors USG elections to ensure a fair election for all candidates.
BEARCAT COMMUNITY We realize that we’re not the only organization on campus that wants to reach out to the everyday student with social, cultural, educational, and professional experiences on campus. Therefore, we focus on being the backbone to student clubs, aiding each of them with their unique missions. We think it goes without saying that if we work with club leaders to ensure club life’s prosperity, we will help student life grow. We look forward to partnering with clubs and departments to help organize more quality and diverse events to engage every student. To ensure an inclusive community, USG: }} Creates initiatives and programs to fulfill the needs of students }} Represents student interests on various college-wide committees with the school’s administrators }} Hosts and co-sponsors various large-scale events and parties }} Advocates on behalf of Baruch and CUNY students to legislators in Albany }} Funds, regulates, and supports student clubs and organizations
To do all of this, we directly manage a budget of more than $1 million, derived from the Student Activity Fee that all undergraduate students pay as a part of their tuition.
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WBMB Game Room
Ticker, Encounters, & Lexicon
AROUND THE SENATE TABLE Senators play an important role in getting things done, not just for USG, but for all of student life at Baruch. Every Tuesday evening, the Senators and Executive Board of USG meet to discuss various topics, report important business, and voice the opinions of Undergraduate Students.
Nine senators lead a committee which report to the Executive Board and the entire Senate at every USG meeting.
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Vice President of Student Affairs Room 3-277 firstname.lastname@example.org The Student Affairs Committee’s main goal is to enrich the college life of the everyday Baruch student. The committee works on various initiatives and events to help and/ or entertain the general Baruch public. Such events in the past have included: ice skating at Rockefeller Center, a comedy show, Baruch’s Got Talent, coffee socials, and much more. The committee is passionate about making other Baruch students love Baruch as much as we do and thus is open to any creativity and flexibility provided by students looking to join the committee.
The Academic Affairs Committee represents the academic interests of Baruch students at meetings with faculty and administrators. It’s our job to accurately represent and fight for the academic needs of the undergraduate student body. These meetings are held once a month and discuss a wide array of topics affecting students, from teacher evaluations to academic policy changes. We also host academic themed events such as panel discussions, the Bearcat Awards, graduate school readiness workshops, and fellowship discussions and promotions.
Vice President of Legislative Affairs
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Vice President of Campus Affairs Room 3-276 firstname.lastname@example.org The Campus Affairs committee conducts multiple functions. This committee strives to create a more social atmosphere at Baruch by coordinating with clubs to host events on campus. Campus Affairs also maintains and improves physical facilities on campus. The committee coordinates with other clubs and administrators of Baruch to give students what they want to see from their school—a friendly and comfortable college environment.
The Legislative Affairs Committee is immersed in the political process on a local, state, and federal level. We get hands-on experience in the government atmosphere, focusing on public affairs, lobbying, advocacy, and civic engagement. We organize panels on public service, meet with lawmakers and legislators to discuss practical issues, connect with Baruch’s public leaders, and attend conferences to meet with politicians. Alongside the CUNY Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, University Student Senate, and the Government Relations Office, we coordinate legislative efforts for the benefit of all Baruch students.
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Chair of Finance Room 3-278 | email@example.com The Finance Committee allocates funds from the student activity fee to active clubs and organizations so that they may conduct successful and engaging events for their members as well as for all Baruch students. We attend events to ensure efficient spending of allocated funds and experience first-hand the impact their decisions have on club and student life at Baruch.
Chair of Appeals Room 3-276 | firstname.lastname@example.org Although clubs/organizations are allocated funds in their budget by the previous year’s USG to use for the current academic year, many create new events and initiatives that require additional funding. The Appeals Committee helps these clubs/organizations obtain extra funding from USG. We meet with the club representatives and review their proposals, then present the proposals to the current Representative Senators, who determine the amount of additional funding received.
Chair of Clubs and Organizations Room 3-279 | email@example.com Student life at Baruch is driven by how different clubs and organizations on campus communicate and use available resources to fulfill and execute events on and off campus. The Clubs and Organizations Committee assists clubs/organizations by educating them on existing policies and resources through meetings, workshops, online forums and social media. This helps build better relationships between the clubs/organizations, USG, and Student Life. We also evaluate clubs/organizations by attending and assessing their events and their role in fostering and improving student life at Baruch.
Chair of Marketing Room 3-276 | firstname.lastname@example.org The Marketing Committee works closely with other committees and members of USG to make their initiatives known around campus. We strive to always keep students in the loop about what matters to them as members of the Baruch Community. We promote events, programs, and other activities via social media, our newsletter, general interest meetings, and more. This committee is a great opportunity for those interested in advertising, marketing, communications, photography, and/or video editing.
Chair of Graphic Design Room 3-278 | email@example.com The Graphic Design Committee also works alongside the other committees, creating everything from flyers and posters to social media images, to inform the student body of all the events, workshops, announcements, and more that happen throughout the year. Creative and interactive design helps make communication within the Baruch community more engaging and effective. We also design each year’s Undergrad Student Survival Guide—the book you’re currently reading!
INTERESTED IN JOINING ONE OF USG’S COMMITTEES? Contact the Vice President or Chair of the committee via email, or stop by the USG suite for a chat! USG
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UNIVERSITY STATE SENATE Two senators and two alternates from USG are chosen to be University Student Senate (USS) delegates, including two alternates. The USS delegates are responsible for representing Baruch College CUNY-wide by advocating student interests before the Board of Trustees. Other responsibilities include lobbying elected officials in all levels and branches of government on behalf of students, and handling a steering committee that consists of a Chairperson and nine Vice Chairs.
ALTERNATES DANIEL DORNBAUM
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Student Center Board
Board Of Directors Baruch College Assoc.
3 students make recommendations for the regulations and programs of the student center and provide fiscal oversight.
4 members and faculty deal with issues and make decisions regarding USG, media entities, and the office of student life (OSL).
Student Programming Board Student Building Fund Committee 3 students help oversee the construction of Baruchâ€™s new student building.
4 students promote and cultivate educational and social relations among students, faculty, and administrative staff of the college through a variety of initiatives.
Board Of Directors Aux. Enterprises Corp. 3 student representatives and faculty deal with the schoolâ€™s revenue and expenses while managing funding for certain areas of the school.
Student Media Council
2 students attend hearings about disciplining students and faculty that break school regulations.
3 students help monitor compliance by student media entities with their respective constitutions.
Communications Board Health Advisory Board 2 members work closely with the health and wellness center to coordinate health related events.
4 students review and recommend annual budget allocations for the various publications and communication facilities to the budget committee of the association.
Athletic Board 3 students make recommendations and provide oversight for the expenditure of student activity fees for athletic purposes.
USG ACCOMPLISHMENTS }}Successfully lobbied the State Legislature to freeze tuition for 1 year }}Hosted the first ever Homecoming with movie under the stars on the plaza }}Hosted USG Radio Show to connect more with students }}Launched USG-Bearcat.com }}High-powered hand dryers and urinal dividers in the restrooms }}Upgraded athletic facilities and equipment
USGâ€™S ANNUAL EVENTS
BEARCATS ON ICE At the beginning of every spring semester, USG rents the iceskating rink at Rockefeller Plaza in exclusively for Baruch students. Students can enjoy an evening of free ice-skating and with their friends.
BARUCHâ€™S GOT TALENT Each year, Baruch holds a talent show for students to show off their skills in arts and entertainment. Charlamagne Tha God and Angela Yee have emceed this show. Judges are experienced professionals in the entertainment industry, and the winner receives a grand cash prize.
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THE BERNIES The Bernies is an annual award show presented by USG that recognizes and celebrates the best events of the year, the great clubs and organizations, and the outstanding achievements of individuals at Baruch.
BARUCH BASH Celebrate the end of the year with USGâ€™s huge annual party. Dress to impress and enjoy a night of entertainment, music, food, and fun with the entire school.
HOMECOMING & FALL FESTIVAL Last year, USG hosted Baruchâ€™s first Homecoming and Fall Festival. Students enjoyed a movie night out on the plaza along with other fall activities including pumpkin painting, pies, and even line dancing.
ALUMNI >> The Office of Alumni Relations is the College’s primary liaison to its 135,000+ alumni worldwide. It is responsible for maintaining connections with alumni through ongoing communications and engagement opportunities. It provides alumni a variety of industry events, engagement programs, career services, and networking opportunities in partnership with the College’s Schools, departments, and programs. It also offers opportunities for alumni to volunteer as student mentors, student club speakers, and as Alumni Ambassadors, helping out with undergrad and graduate Admissions efforts. 17 Lexington Ave. 23rd St., Floor 15, Room 1504 (646) 660-6097 email@example.com alumni.baruch.cuny.edu
CARL HEASTIE Master of Business Administration Class of 2007 New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie received an M.B.A. in Finance in 2007 from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. He was first elected to the State Assembly in 2000 to represent the 83rd district in the Bronx. In 2015 he was elected by his peers to become the first African American speaker of the Assembly. He also chairs the Assembly Committee on Rules and is a member of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force. During the 2016 budget cycle, Speaker Heastie fought to return $485 million dollars in state aid to CUNY and secured a one-year tuition freeze for all CUNY students.
MELISSA MARK-VIVERITO Master of Public Administration Class of 1996 City council member Melissa Mark-Viverito earned her M.P.A. from Baruch College in 1996 as part of the National Urban Fellows Program. She was elected to the City Council in 2005 to represent the 8th District, which includes El Barrio/ East Harlem and the South Bronx. She served as Chair of the Committee on Parks and Recreation and co-chaired the Progressive Caucus. In 2014 she was elected to serve as speaker of the New York City Council, becoming the first Latina to hold a citywide elected position.
TREVOR A. EDWARDS B.A. in Business, M.B.A. in International Marketing & Finance, Class of 1984 & 1989
SARA GARIBALDI B.B.A. in Marketing Magna Cum Laude Class of 2002 During Sara Garibaldi’s time at Baruch, she was President of the Undergraduate Student Government for two years, Vice President of Public Relations for Golden Key International Honor Society, the Editor-in-Chief of Lexicon, and was the captain of the Women’s Softball team. Today, Sara is a Vice President at Ketchum, a world-leading public relations agency and currently leads the North America Gillette (P&G) business. Throughout her career, Sara has led fully integrated marketing communications campaigns across a diverse number of industries. She has led campaigns for brands like ABSOLUT, H&R Block, Vita Coco, Pfizer, Dunkin’ Donuts, GM, Royal Caribbean and M&M’s.
Trevor Edwards is currently president of the NIKE brand, which oversees the Jordan Brand, and Action Sports. He also leads brand management worldwide and NIKE’s wholesale, retail and e-commerce operations. Edwards was also a key developer of the Nike+ +. Edwards was the keynote speaker of Baruch’s 49th commencement ceremony and received the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa.
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Bearcat Fun Fact! Every year, the Alumni Center counts down the days to graduation with a 100 days celebration.
JAMES GARY PRETLOW Bachelors of Business Administration Class of 1972
Assemblyman James Pretlow is the current chair of the New York State Assembly’s Race and Wagering committee. He is also a member of the Codes, Cities, Rules, Ways and Means, Insurance, and Steering committee. He was elected to the State Assembly in 1992 to represent Mount Vernon and Yonkers, the 89th District. Assemblyman Pretlow previously served as President of the Mount Vernon City Council. Prior to public service, he co-founded Moncur-Pretlow & Company, which offers financial planning and management consulting services.
Once you join the alumni family, you’ll be entitled to a number of free, exclusive privileges, including: }} Subscription to the semiannual Baruch College Alumni Magazine }} Receipt of the monthly Alumni e-News and semi monthly event calendar emails }} Invitations to alumni events, on-campus lectures, conferences, and seminars }} Invitations to The Sidney Mishkin Gallery }} Discounted tickets at the Baruch Performing Arts Center }} Invitations to professional education events and a number of free Career Services provided by Starr Search }} Opportunity to join The Penn Club, in midtown Manhattan, for additional alumni programming and services }} Discount CPA Exam Prep Course through Becker Professional Education Additionally, any graduate can obtain an Alumni ID card for free. Visit the Office of Alumni Relations to obtain a verification letter and present it to the ID Center in Newman Library. Your ID Card will provide you with a number of other benefits and discounts, including:
BEN GUTTMAN B.B.A. in Marketing Management Class of 2011 Benjamin ‘Ben’ Guttman served as President of the Undergraduate Student Government from 2010–2011. Some of the achievements of his administration include: securing the Baruch College Plaza on East 25 Street, implementing a centralized waste management and recycling program across campus, and the development of the first few drafts of the Baruch College app for the iPhone. Ben also started a new club on campus, Digital Natives, with Vladimir Lackovic. The club was centered on gathering students with an interest in web development and app design. Today, the club no longer has a presence on campus, but the two developed the club into a company, which now supports various applications used at Baruch College. Lastly, in 2014, Ben’s achievements and community outreach efforts were recognized by the Queens Courier as pioneering and he was featured in the newspaper’s “40 Under 40” Rising Stars list.
}} Discounted membership to the Baruch’s Athletics and Recreation Center }} 15% discount on Continuing and Professional Studies Academic Programs }} One free assessment meeting with an alumni career specialist }} Access to certain portions of Newman Library, including the Subotnick Financial Services Center and its resources }} 10% off at all local merchants displaying the Baruch District logo }} Working Advantage: Alumni are eligible for their benefits & discounts. Save money on entertainment, travel, lodging and so much more. }} FREE basic membership to The Five O’Clock Club.
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