Profiles

Ms. Perez-Katz Goes to Washington

Ms. Perez-Katz Goes to Washington

Alumna Lands Fellowship with the U.S. Department of Education

12/29/2015  |  No Comments

Alicia Perez-Katz (MSEd '06) is currently serving as a Principal Ambassador Fellow in Washington, DC. This unique fellowship, founded in 2013, brings local principals to our nation's capital for one year, allowing them to work alongside the U.S. Secretary of Education and other top officials to contribute to the national dialogue on public education. ...

Working for a Worthy Cause

Working for a Worthy Cause

Alumna Excels at the Clinton Foundation

02/03/2016  |  No Comments

Mariah Schuknecht (MBA '14) talks about her career at the Clinton Foundation and how her Baruch experience helped her achieve her professional goals ...

Redefining a Family Tradition

Redefining a Family Tradition

Alumnus Makes His Mark in Finance

05/04/2016  |  No Comments

For Alex Kosoglyadov (’09), working on Wall Street is in his genes. Just not the way you might expect. Read about how this proud alumnus used his Baruch degree to find success in the financial sector ...

For the People

For the People

New York State Assembly Member Diana C. Richardson (MPA ’10)

11/03/2015  |  No Comments

This MPA grad had long aspired to a career in public service, but elected office wasn’t on her radar until she received a one-word message on a graded assignment for one of her Baruch master’s degree classes. "Not only had I gotten a high grade," recalls the alumna, "but the only comment on the front of the paper was ‘RUN!’” ...

Crain's “40 Under 40” Fame

Crain’s “40 Under 40” Fame

Double Alumnus Luis Rivera Recognized

11/03/2015  |  No Comments

The alumnus calls the recognition by Crain's New York Business “a great honor, especially when I realized it encompassed all sectors and amazing people from all different backgrounds” ...

Changing Lives Near and Far

Changing Lives Near and Far

Alumnus Launches Nonprofit to Boost Community Service

11/02/2015  |  No Comments

Alumnus Arthur Gurwitz (MBA ’77) founded nonprofit Art of Men to provide a simple and convenient way for people to find service projects in their neighborhoods ...

Busy Lives, Fulfilling Dreams

Busy Lives, Fulfilling Dreams

Evening MBA Delivers Results

11/06/2015  |  No Comments

Three striving professionals share why they esteem the Zicklin School of Business Evening MBA Program ...

A Refocused Life

A Refocused Life

Businessman-Turned-Artist Robert Weingarten (’62)

11/03/2015  |  No Comments

With hindsight, this alumnus realizes that his Baruch-business training and subsequent successful career ensured the artistic freedom he enjoys in his second career. “I don’t have to worry about being commercial," he says. "I do what I want to do artistically and flow from there” ...

An Independent Woman

An Independent Woman

Ruth Printz O’Hara (’52): Art Dealer, Gallery Owner, Philanthropist

11/03/2015  |  No Comments

Passionate about her Polish-Jewish heritage, this alumna made a $1 million estate gift to endow the Ruth Printz O’Hara Professorship in Holocaust Studies to support a faculty member affiliated with the College's Sandra Kahn Wasserman Jewish Studies Center ...

Making Learning Fun

Making Learning Fun

Inventor-Innovator Michael J. Freeman (MBA ’70, CUNY PhD ’77)

11/03/2015  |  No Comments

This alumnus is the genius behind the popular, twice-released educational toy robot 2-XL (shown here) among many other claims to fame ...