Meet John Liu: The Professor Who Was NYC Comptroller

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Through the leadership of Dr. David Birdsell, Dean of the School of Public Affairs, Baruch continues to strengthen its academic programs by inviting practitioners from government and nonprofit organizations to share their expertise with students. In January 2014, John Liu became an adjunct faculty member in financial management in Baruch’s School of Public Affairs. Click below to learn more about the class experience from John and his students.

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Winners of 12th Annual CUNY IVE SmartPitch Challenge Announced

Aditya Kumarakrishnan, a senior at Queens College and creator of Tesla Truck,  holds the winning check for $10,000.

Aditya Kumarakrishnan, a senior at Queens College and creator of Tesla Truck, holds the winning check for $10,000.

After months of competition, the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise and the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the finale of the 12th Annual CUNY IVE SmartPitch Challengeon June 5 at CUNY Central. The top 12 student entrepreneurial teams from NYC colleges made their presentations and the winner was Aditya Kumarakrishnan, a Physics and Math major at Queens College.

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Micheline Blum Receives Award from NY Chapter of The American Association for Public Opinion Research

MichelineBlumMicheline Blum,  Distinguished Lecturer and Director of the Baruch College Survey Research, was recently presented with the Distinguished Service Award by the New York Chapter of The American Association for Public Opinion Research (NYAAPOR). Blum, who is a professor with the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College, was recognized for her continued dedication and commitment to NYAAPOR.

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Top 12 Teams Selected in 12th Annual CUNY IVE SmartPitch Challenge

 

CUNY IVE LOGOThe CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise (IVE) recently announced the top 12 student entrepreneurs who will go on to present their business ideas during the finale of the 12th Annual CUNY IVE SmartPitch Challenge. Held at CUNY Central Office on June 5, the teams will make final business pitches to corporate investors and business professionals and compete for up to $25,000 in prizes. The winning teams will be selected to participate in a virtual business incubator ending with the launch of their concepts.

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Baruch Awarded 2014 CASE Educational Fundraising Award

Baruch supporters attend the 2014 Baruch Dinner, the college's largest fundraising event.

Supporters attend the 2014 Baruch Dinner, the college’s largest annual fundraising event.

For the second consecutive year, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded Baruch College for its superior fundraising. Baruch’s Office of College Advancement received the 2014 Educational Fundraising Award  for Overall Performance among Public Comprehensive Institutions.

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