Zicklin News

May 16, 2022 Zicklin School Hits a Grand Slam!

Baruch College has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2022, and for the fourth consecutive year, both honorees are graduating from the Zicklin School.  Ashley Mei Bo Torrenti (left), a Macaulay Honors student who is graduating with a... View Article

March 11, 2022 Zicklin Undergrad Blazes Trail for Women in AI

Audite Talukder (BBA, ’23) is one of a kind.   Last fall, Audite (pronounced “O-D-T”), a computer information systems major, was the only Baruch College student accepted into the inaugural cohort of Break Through Tech AI, a free, highly competitive program... View Article

January 4, 2022 Zicklin Alum Turns Side Hustle into $15 Million Company with Celebrity Following

In 2015, Mayer Kamkhatchi (BBA, ’19) was a freshman at Baruch College, balancing schoolwork, a part-time job, and an unpaid side hustle helping his older sister Adina sell her homemade jewelry online.   By 2018, from just $1,000 in seed money, Adina’s Jewels had become a multimillion-dollar company, worn by celebrities from Billie Eilish to Ariana Grande to... View Article

December 28, 2021 Zicklin MBA Student Joins McKinsey’s DEI Efforts

Denvol Haye, Jr. started his new job at McKinsey before he’d even finished his MBA.   The Long Island native, who received his MBA in December 2021, is head of communications for the McKinsey Institute for Black Economic Mobility, a research institute and thinktank dedicated to advancing racial equity and... View Article

December 15, 2021 Zicklin Undergrads Place in Top 6 Percent in Bloomberg Global Trading Challenge

A team of Zicklin undergraduate students finished 31st out of 496 teams in the 2021 Bloomberg Global Trading Challenge, placing them in the top six percent of teams competing worldwide.   In the Bloomberg Trading Challenge, student teams use a Bloomberg terminal over seven weeks to build and manage a hypothetical stock portfolio with... View Article

November 10, 2021 Zicklin Undergraduates’ Research Shines at International Conference

In September, undergraduates from the Zicklin School of Business had the unique opportunity to share original research at an international conference held online, where they presented findings on such varied topics as the resilience of New York City restaurants, hiring candidates with autism, and cryptocurrency.    Zicklin students majoring in computer information systems, international marketing, industrial... View Article