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Why did you choose Baruch? I selected Baruch as my top-choice campus through the Macaulay Honors College. I wanted to be surrounded by students with diverse backgrounds and interests, and I was not disappointed. What’s your fondest Baruch memory? My study abroad experiences. Through that program, I was able to meet students I otherwise would … Continue reading The ’10s: Elisabeth G. Greenberg (’14)
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)
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
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
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
Art lovers, rejoice: Learn how business-forward Baruch has developed arts cred with such innovative centers and programs as BPAC, Maker Hub, the MA in Arts Administration, New Media Artspaces, and the Baruch College-RUbin Museum of Art Project.
Auctioning off a Picasso original or selling a famed Matisse print is part of a typical day at the office for Caroline Sayan. As senior vice president and global managing director at Christie’s, one of the world’s most prestigious art auction houses and dealerships, Ms. Sayan trades in some of history’s most famous and inspiring … Continue reading Talent Search
His gift is nothing short of transformational. “Austin Marxe has propelled forward the ambitions of an entire school of thousands of students for generations to come,” says Dr. David S. Birdsell, longtime dean of the newly named Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs “Through those students and graduates, Mr. Marxe will have … Continue reading Meet Austin W. Marxe
How Scholarships Change Donors’ Lives Scholarships are a door to opportunity—and one that opens in both directions. When scholarship recipients and donors meet, it’s more than putting a face to a name; there’s a personal connection that touches giver and receiver, enriching both. Here are a few of their stories. An Unexpected Legacy When New … Continue reading Chain Reaction