From Underdog to Topdog

A self-proclaimed “underdog founder,” Edrizio De La Cruz (’06) began his entrepreneurial career selling guavas on the street to support his family in his hometown of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. When he immigrated to the Bronx, he continued to help support his family, working full time as an aircraft mechanic at JFK Airport for six … Continue reading From Underdog to Topdog

The World is Their Campus

EXPANDING STUDENTS’ HORIZONS THROUGH STUDY ABROAD by Sally Fay How best to deliver a meaningful educational experience is always top of mind for Baruch College’s leadership, administrators, and faculty, whose dedication makes the Baruch campus a place of opportunity and exploration. But a wealth of opportunity also exists outside the College’s geographic boundaries. Helping Baruch … Continue reading The World is Their Campus

Mammal Mysteries in the Heart of NYC

Baruch Professor Curates New, Permanent Exhibit at Museum of Natural History In an exciting development for the everchanging field of evolutionary biology, Assistant Professor Zachary Calamari, PhD, of Baruch College’s Department of Natural Sciences unveiled a captivating exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Titled Mammals with Headgear, the exhibit … Continue reading Mammal Mysteries in the Heart of NYC

Farewell to Dean Huss

On the last day of 2022, H. Fenwick Huss, PhD retired as Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business. During his eight-and-a-half years of leadership, he presided over crucial updates of undergraduate and MBA curricula, extended the Zicklin School’s reach through international dual-degree programs, and oversaw the launch of the Master of Science … Continue reading Farewell to Dean Huss

A Clear Path to Baruch–and Beyond

The Baruch Business Academy Creates a New Pipeline for CUNY Students Launched last fall, the Baruch Business Academy was designed to create a more seamless transition to Baruch for students from partner CUNY community colleges. But as administrators have noted, it’s about more than just easing students into life at Baruch—it’s about making sure they … Continue reading A Clear Path to Baruch–and Beyond

Write On, Grace Schulman!

Acclaimed Poet, Professor Retires from Baruch This past November, Baruch bid a fond farewell to Distinguished Professor of English and award-winning poet Grace Schulman, PhD, upon her retirement from the College. Dr. Schulman’s send-off also served as a celebration of her ninth book and eighth volume of poetry, Again, The Dawn: New and Selected Poems, … Continue reading Write On, Grace Schulman!