Castor Fernández (’66, MBA ’68) was 18 years old when—with the encouragement of his parents—he left Cuba to seek a better life in the U.S. The journey took him from Miami to New York City, where a family claimed him as a refugee through the humanitarian organization International Rescue Committee.
The excitement was palpable on Aug. 23 as the largest class of first-year students in more than a decade crowded into Mason Hall in the Lawrence and Eris Field Building at 17 Lexington Avenue for New Student Convocation, the annual ceremony that officially welcomes students to the Baruch community. In addition to launching the 2018–19 … Continue reading Steeped in History, Baruch Embraces the Future
For Nana N. Yoshida (’09, MA ’17), education never goes out of style. The talented Tokyo native and accomplished fashion designer recently graduated from the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences’ MA in Arts Administration program.
Baruch’s students, faculty, and staff continue to both contribute to and benefit from the College’s expansion of its global footprint and perspectives. Here are some highlights.
The first of its kind at Baruch, the Schindler Virtual Reality Lab is in keeping with the Weissman School’s mission to deliver forward-looking student experiences and with the College’s greater commitment to technology and curricular development.
Click the image below to view the full-size timeline, charting Baruch's history since becoming an independent, senior college in 1968!
Chinatown was the focus of the Second Annual Roz Bernstein Reporting Day, organized by Gisele Regatao and Emily Johnson, faculty members in the Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions. Seventy students from four classes participated.
Why did you choose Baruch? I originally planned to study at the University of Pennsylvania, but when my father died, our family’s financial resources became limited. Fortunately, the Baruch School had a legendary public accounting program and was just a subway ride from our home in Brooklyn. What’s your fondest Baruch memory? My fondest memories … Continue reading The ’60s: Joel Zolondek (’68)
The dog days of summer were far from lethargic at Baruch, as the College received news of its #1 ranking for social mobility among four-year public institutions, courtesy of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2018 Almanac of Higher Education.
Four Weissman School faculty members have been recognized with prestigious fellowships and awards for 2018–19.