Zicklin News

January 4, 2023 Zicklin Undergraduate Makes Over $60K Writing Video Game Stories

Like many college students, Zicklin undergraduate Arash Lahijani (BBA, ’24) decorates his room with inspiring quotations. His all-time favorite is courtesy of Albert Einstein: “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”  “Albert Einstein’s words have had... View Article

December 6, 2022 Leadership Transition at Zicklin School: Dean Huss Retires

On December 31, H. Fenwick Huss, the Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business since 2014, will retire. During his eight-and-a-half years of leadership, Huss presided over crucial updates of undergraduate and MBA curricula, extended the Zicklin School’s... View Article

December 2, 2022 Zicklin MBA Alum Runs NYC Marathon in Mom’s Memory

Three years ago, JC Alejaldre (Executive MBA in Healthcare Administration, ’18), lost his mother, Aurora, to cancer. An avid runner, she frequently told her son that her dream was to one day run a marathon. “Sadly, she died before she... View Article

November 9, 2022 In Memoriam: Willem Kooyker (1942-2022)

Willem Kooyker (BBA, ’71), who endowed the deanship of the Zicklin School of Business in gratitude for the free education he received from the school as a young Dutch immigrant, has died.   Kooyker, who studied economics in night classes at... View Article

October 21, 2022 How This Zicklin MBA Turned Rejection Into Acceptance

John Gomes (MBA, ’02) is co-founder of The Eklund|Gomes Team, a luxury division of Douglas Elliman Real Estate that Forbes dubbed “the Marvel heroes of real estate.” With more than 100 agents covering New York, Florida, California, Texas, and most... View Article

September 23, 2022 Zicklin Alumni Honored as Baruch Changemakers

Zicklin School of Business alumni Maurice Ng, Alex Sheikhat, and Amelia Tran (below, left to right) were among the winners of 2022 Baruch Changemakers Awards, an inaugural program honoring alumni who have made a positive difference through leadership, innovation, and... View Article

August 23, 2022 ZicklinBusiness Newsletter Wins Award

The Zicklin marketing and communications team is delighted to announce that the ZicklinBusiness e-newsletter has received a 2022 APEX Award for Publication Excellence. The issues submitted for consideration highlighted a Zicklin alum who is leading successful clinical trials for a... View Article

July 14, 2022 Zicklin Undergrads Help Refugees While Gaining Job Skills

Professor Donna Gitter of the Zicklin School of Business Department of Law teaches a course for Baruch undergraduates in the Macaulay Honors program called “The Peopling of New York,” in which she has partnered with nonprofit organizations to create experiential... View Article

June 21, 2022 Zicklin Students Seize Silver in Cyber Case Competition

A team of Zicklin School undergraduate students took second place in the Student Cybersecurity Case Study Competition, organized by the New York metropolitan chapter of ISACA, an international professional association focused on risk governance.   The student team, known as the... View Article

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