amNewYork profiles Baruch social entrepreneur, Tredesha Howard: Black History Month – Students who are shaping the future of NYC

This article is excerpted from amNewYork. Click here to read the original article Being “a citizen of the world” is cliché, but it’s hard to describe Tredesha Howard any other way. A native of Barbados, she came to New York City in November 2014 “chasing” a retail job. She had experience selling cellular phones back home […]

Two disruptive catalysts small business doesn’t see coming: Director of the Lawrence N. Field Programs Scott Newbert featured in Fox Business

By Lee Howard Originally published on Fox Business If you’re a small business, you should know there are clever people in not so faraway places working against you, day and night. And if they have their way, they will upend your business and your life, entirely. Just the thought of it, makes them cackle with glee.  OK, […]

Baruch students launch the College Entrepreneurial Organization for student entrepreneurs!

Launching a student club on campus is one way to become an entrepreneur. Four students recently re-launched an entrepreneurship club for students here at Baruch College called the College Entrepreneurial Organization (CEO). Their goal is to become a close-knit entrepreneurial network that cultivates Baruch College students in their entrepreneurial ventures, ideas and pursuits. “We really […]

Baruch College Gets High Rankings in The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Top 25 Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies” for 2018

Zicklin School of Business in the Top 10 Undergraduate and Graduate Programs Nationwide for Third Consecutive Year  New York, NY – November 14, 2017 – Baruch College’s undergraduate and graduate programs at the College’s Zicklin School of Business were ranked in the top 10 by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s survey of the “Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2018.” Baruch […]

Are you an entrepreneur, or want to be one? Join us at the Student Entrepreneur Resource Fair!

As a CUNY student, you have a wealth of FREE resources at your fingertips to help you start and run your own business. From CUNY-run business accelerator programs to pitch competitions and business advising, makerspaces and more. Join us on Tuesday, October 17 to meet with fellow student entrepreneurs as well as staff from CUNY […]

WeWork founder Adam Neumann offers Baruch grads a “blueprint for success” at commencement ceremony

Billionaire WeWork founder Adam Neumann stood among the Baruch College graduating class of 2017 at this year’s commencement ceremony, having finally earned his B.B.A. fifteen years after taking his first freshman class at Baruch. In 2010, the Israeli entrepreneur started a real estate business that birthed the concept of shared office space to spur collaboration […]

Baruch’s “maker culture” shines at Creative Inquiry Day 2016

Incorporating a MakerHub category for the first time this year, Creative Inquiry Day was a haven for both high-tech and low-tech multimedia projects by Baruch makers in the form of thought-provoking artwork, design and use of technology. Social media users are rarely honest about how many outtakes they scrapped before posting that perfect selfie, or how […]

Healthcare innovations: Baruch MBA Grad presents the Patient Identification Shield

While Baruch College MBA graduate Michael Gilvary regrets not majoring in entrepreneurship, he works for a company vested in creating disruptive technologies to enhance patient satisfaction in the healthcare field. In nursing school, students are taught to always verify a patient’s identity by checking their wristband. In the 2003 case of one 28-year-old female patient awaiting […]

Get paid to intern at a startup

Unpaid internships raise a dilemma: should you consent to work uncompensated for the sake of gaining experience? Experts estimate that at least half a million Americans hold unpaid internships each year. But the rise of the “intern economy” in a weakened job market disadvantages those who can’t afford to work without pay. The Weissman Center for International […]

Intrapreneurship can help supercharge your career – even if you never launch your own business

As working Millennials clamor for “meaningful” careers, the allure of intrapreneurship has become a hedging bet against the 90 percent failure rate of launching a startup. While the typical employee simply plugs away at assigned duties, the intrapreneur is a highly skilled worker who identifies both problems and opportunities within a company, proposes a game […]