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Baruch College MBA Students Create Game Encouraging Girls to Pursue STEM Careers

Baruch College MBA Students Create Game Encouraging Girls to Pursue STEM Careers

Three MBA students at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business were honored in March for their innovative approach to creating more opportunities for women and girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, known as the STEM fields.

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Executive MSILR Student Saves Man from Stabbing on Subway Platform

Executive MSILR Student Saves Man from Stabbing on Subway Platform

Clerk Richard Singleton rushed out of his booth and stopped a 27-year-old man from slashing a 30-year-old man Sunday morning in a Manhattan subway station, officials said.

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Marc Hodak gives seminar on corporate social responsibility

On Tuesday, March 10, Baruch College hosted a CEO Trust event at the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity. At the event, titled “Utopian Dreams: Early Experiments in Corporate Social Responsibility,” speaker Marc Hodak talked about the history of utopian experiments in 19th and 20th century America and the impact these experiments have had on the corporate American landscape.

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Lumber Liquidators falls

A recent disparagement with short-selling investors has forced Lumber Liquidators to defend the quality of its inventory, as well as the integrity of the company. On, March 1, 60 Minutes, the investigative news program, attacked Lumber Liquidators. It claimed the company was selling laminate flooring with formaldehyde levels exceeding regulations set by the California Air Resources Board. The telecast featured Whitney Tilson, founder and managing partner of Kase Capital management, who accused the company of poor business practices. Lumber Liquidators’ stock has performed well in the New York Stock Exchange, with its highest value in November 2013. Tilson brought the claim against Lumber Liquidators to 60 Minutes, which then decided to air the report.

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Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business is #3 Business Program in New York City

Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business is #3 Business Program in New York City

CUNY’s Baruch College is the #3 business program in New York City and among the Top 5 business programs in New York State, according to the 2016 U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School rankings. Overall, Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business is ranked among the Top 100 “Best Graduate Schools of Business” by U.S. News & World Report.

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The Role of Data in Today’s Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Programs

Last month I had the opportunity to attend a Sustainability Practice Network discussion at Baruch College here in New York. The topic, Under the Hood: Corporate Sustainability 2014 was a broad-based discussion of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) programs including their development, implementation and the data that is derived from them. As someone still learning the intricacies of ESG, it was reassuring to note that this topic, or better, this idea, is truly still a work in progress. Why? Because today’s corporations are implementing ESG-based programs differently across industries, and the data that is created is being used in a multitude of ways.

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It's the season of the snitch - Big payouts and changes in law have whistle-blowers singing to authorities

There is no more famous corporate whistle-blower than Sherron Watkins. Thirteen years after exposing accounting fraud at Enron, she still draws crowds eager to hear her talk about her courageous act. Yet at a conference at Baruch College last week, Ms. Watkins emphasized how difficult blowing the whistle made her life at the time, and has ever since.

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Baruch College Partners with FEI for Latest CFO Survey

CFOs Renew Optimisim in U.S. Economy in 2015 New Survey Finds Overall Confidence in Business Prospects Among CFOs despite Challenges, Economic Concerns CFOs Increase Cyber-security Budgets as 21% Experience Cyber-attack in Past Six Months

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Rebecca Ray discusses CEO Challenge Survey at Zicklin Center

On Thursday, Feb. 5, the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity hosted Rebecca Ray, executive vice president of the Organization for the Conference Board to explore the different aspects of running a business faced by CEOs through studies compiled from a survey better known as the CEO Challenge.

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Baruch College Tax Law Professor Steven Melnik Offers Helpful Taxation Tips

Steven V. Melnik, Associate Professor of Tax Law with the Department of Accountancy in the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, is also the Academic Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Tax Areas and Chairman of Continuing Education Seminars for CPAs and Attorneys. Professor Melnik is an expert in a variety of business related areas including: tax, estate, and Medicaid planning (elder law); asset protection and preservation and IRS audits.

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Baruch College Hosts 10th Anniversary Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture

Baruch College Hosts 10th Anniversary Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture

Baruch College welcomes Henry R. Kravis, Co-founder, Co-Chairman and CEO of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Company as keynote speaker of the 10th Anniversary Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture. The lecture begins at 1 p.m., in the Simon Conference Room 14-220 of the Newman Vertical Campus Building, 55 Lexington Avenue.

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Baruch College Listed in Princeton Review's Top 200 "Colleges That Pay You Back" 2015 Edition

Baruch College is one of the nation's best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid, according to The Princeton Review. Baruch is one of 200 schools that the education services company profiles in its Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In-2015 Edition. The schools also featured on The Princeton Review’s site.

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Baruch College Welcomes Students from Chile for Entrepreneurship Training

Baruch College Welcomes Students from Chile for Entrepreneurship Training

The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College is hosting a 10-day (January 19 - 30) program for students from Chile for the New York Entrepreneur Project where they will learn about starting their own businesses.

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Baruch College Hosts CUNY Center for Student Entrepreneurship Demo Day (Teslab Team Wins $15,000)

Baruch College Hosts CUNY Center for Student Entrepreneurship Demo Day (Teslab Team Wins $15,000)

Student entrepreneurs from the City University of New York presented their best pitch for a chance to win up to $15,000 at the CUNY Center for Student Entrepreneurship Demo Day, held at Baruch College on January 8.

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Student Teams to Present Final Ideas For CUNY-IBM Watson Case Competition

Ten student teams from The City University of New York will present their final five-minute presentations on how to improve the future operations of higher education and New York City government services using the IBM Watson cognitive technology. The final presentations of the CUNY-IBM Watson Case Competition are scheduled at noon, January 15 in Room 750 of the Newman Conference Center at Baruch College.

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Zicklin School of Business Earns Accreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College recently received notification that the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) formally ratified an extension for accreditation for the Zicklin School of Business and The Stan Ross Department of Accountancy.

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Baruch College is Best New York College in USA Today's Top 100 Colleges for Finance Majors

Baruch College is ranked #4 among the Top Colleges for Finance and Financial Management by USA Today and College Factual. With a 23.2% graduation rate, Baruch leads the charge of all New York private and public institutions surveyed.

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Baruch College Ranked Top 15 With the Most Alumni at Key Financial Institutions

Business Insider ranked Baruch College #1 among the “Top 15 Colleges with the Most Alumni at Morgan Stanley;” #4 among the "Top 15 Colleges with the Most Alumni at JPMorgan;" and #13 among the “Top 15 Colleges with the Most Alumni at Goldman Sachs.”

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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Names Baruch a “2015 Best Value College”

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Names Baruch a “2015 Best Value College”

Baruch College was named a 2015 “Best Value College” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Baruch ranks #38 on the list of 100 public universities and #116 among the 300 public and private universities surveyed.

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