Baruch Careers By the Numbers

Employers have characterized Baruch students as ‘willing to chew through walls,’” says Associate Dean of Students Patricia Imbimbo, PhD, director of the Starr Career Development Center (SCDC) from 1995 through 2016. But Dr. Imbimbo is the first person to tell you that such anecdotes—although heartening—don’t provide quantifiable evidence that Baruch is succeeding in its mission … Continue reading Baruch Careers By the Numbers

The Great Engine of Social Mobility

For Alex Kosoglyadov (’09), working on Wall Street was in his family genes—just not the way you might expect. Over a period of several months in the 1990s, his father, uncle, and grandfather simultaneously worked as confectionary vendors on Wall Street. “They each worked on three different corners,” Mr. Kosoglyadov recalls. “Sometimes I jokingly wondered … Continue reading The Great Engine of Social Mobility

Night Moves: Tales of Baruch’s Evening Session

Kaye Foster (’89) can’t help but smile as she thinks back on her time at Baruch College. “Long days,” she laughs, “and longer nights.” Ms. Foster’s experience was not unique. Like thousands of Baruch alumni, she attended the College’s Evening Session—a distinct, longstanding program that allowed students to work full time during the day while … Continue reading Night Moves: Tales of Baruch’s Evening Session

[dropcap sid="dropcap-1464369627"]L[/dropcap]ast March Barack Obama was the first U.S. president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years. Not long ago, his history-making, three-day visit—the culmination of the diplomatic opening announced by him and Cuban President Raúl Castro in 2014—would have been unthinkable. Is President Obama in the vanguard? Yes, but Baruch College was ahead of … Continue reading

Fortune Seekers: Baruch Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs face myriad challenges, but they don’t have to go it alone, especially if they are students and alumni of Baruch College. The College has always been deeply committed to the role of developing entrepreneurs, realizing—counter to popular myths—that training and experience enhance entrepreneurs’ potential for building successful businesses. Entrepreneurship Excellence Begins at the College The … Continue reading Fortune Seekers: Baruch Entrepreneurs