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First Jobs

First Jobs

06/25/2014  |  No Comments

All of us have a first job. In fact, we often have more than one: our first job as teens... ...

The Feisty First Co-eds of Baruch

The Feisty First Co-eds of Baruch

Part One: The Early 1930s

03/18/2014  |  No Comments

Four score and four years ago, coeducation was a radical concept at the School of Business and Civic Administration, today’s Baruch College/CUNY. The admission of women in spring 1930 added to the commotion and the excitement of the new 17 Lex campus ...

The Gifts That Keep on Giving

The Gifts That Keep on Giving

Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the Naming of the Zicklin and Weissman Schools

12/03/2013  |  No Comments

Every university has its watershed moments—those years that feature prominently in institutional timelines. For Baruch College, this year celebrating the... ...

Fighting for Their Place

Fighting for Their Place

The Story of Baruch’s Earliest Co-eds

07/17/2013  |  No Comments

Smart and sassy, the women who wanted to attend City College's top-notch business school—today's Baruch—fought in the early 1930s to be part of the student body ...

The Best Is Yet to Come: The Campaign for Baruch's Future

The Best Is Yet to Come: The Campaign for Baruch’s Future

06/04/2013  |  No Comments

It wasn’t uncommon for earlier generations of Baruchians to fantasize about the future of their beloved college, especially its campus.... ...

The Ups and Downs: A History of Elevators at Baruch

The Ups and Downs: A History of Elevators at Baruch

03/01/2013  |  No Comments

Travails and Legends: What experience is more common to generations of Baruchians than transportation snafus in the form of elevator congestion and breakdowns? This good-humored history of Baruch’s elevators recounts those “good times” ...

Faculty Experts: Media Consultants, Policy Advisors, Museum Curators and More

Faculty Experts: Media Consultants, Policy Advisors, Museum Curators and More

10/24/2012  |  No Comments

Many of Baruch’s professors and administrators are sought by the media and city institutions to share their insights and talents... ...

Paying Back and Paying It Forward

Paying Back and Paying It Forward

05/24/2012  |  No Comments

Like thousands of Baruch alumni, Nadja Fidelia (’02) never had the luxury of going to college full time. Instead, she... ...

17 Lex: Field of Dreams and Memories

17 Lex: Field of Dreams and Memories

Your Responses to "The Field Building at 17 Lex Gets a Makeover"

02/03/2012  |  1 Comment

"There are places I remember..." Alumni respond to the Fall 2011/Winter 2012 cover story, “The Field Building at 17 Lex Gets a Makeover” ...

An Illustrious Field Building Tenant

An Illustrious Field Building Tenant

Townsend Harris High School Once Occupied 17 Lex

02/03/2012  |  No Comments

The esteemed Townsend Harris High School was an early tenant of the Field Building ...

The Field Building at 17 Lex Gets a Makeover

The Field Building at 17 Lex Gets a Makeover

11/02/2011  |  No Comments

When 17 Lex (now the Lawrence and Eris Field Building) first opened, it was the center of the Baruch universe.... ...

A Short History of Baruch Mascots

A Short History of Baruch Mascots

11/01/2011  |  No Comments

Most of Baruch’s students believe that the Bearcat is and always has been the mascot of the College—but that's just not true ...

Public Higher Education at the Tipping Point

Public Higher Education at the Tipping Point

05/24/2011  |  No Comments

Across the country, institutions of public higher education are under tremendous economic pressure. Baruch College is no exception, absorbing millions of... ...

Our Young Entrepreneurs: Baruchians Who Mean Business

Our Young Entrepreneurs: Baruchians Who Mean Business

02/09/2011  |  No Comments

Zicklin School of Business Dean John Elliott has said, “Entrepreneurship has become the magnet for some of Baruch’s best students,”... ...

Q&A with President Mitchel Wallerstein

Q&A with President Mitchel Wallerstein

10/05/2010  |  1 Comment

Q&A with President Mitchel Wallerstein Dr. Mitchel B. Wallerstein became the seventh president of Baruch College on Aug. 2, 2010. President... ...