Naturalization Day at Baruch Offers Assistance with U.S. Citizenship Applications

Junior Public Affairs major Diana Arias receives assistance with her application.

In celebration of International Education Week, Baruch College, in partnership with
CUNY Citizenship Now, invited students, faculty, staff and community members to receive free assistance with U.S. citizenship applications on Nov. 19 inside the Vertical Campus Building. Naturalization Day, which has been held at Baruch over the last five years, was co-sponsored by the International Student Service Center (ISSC), NYC Council Member Rosie Mendez, NALEO and the New Americans Campaign. Participants had to be at least 18 years of age, and reside in the U.S. for 5 years (or 3 years if married to a U.S. citizen).

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Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship Applauds Women Entrepreneurs

womenentrepeneurs2New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo has proclaimed November 19 as Women’s Entrepreneurship Day in recognition of the growth of women entrepreneurs and their businesses. In recognition of this, The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College is celebrating women entrepreneurs who have brought their business ideas to life with the help of the Field Center and its services.

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CUNY Students Tackle Cognitive Technology at IBM-Watson Boot Camp

DSC_0182edtMore than 30 student teams from The City University of New York presented their two-minute business pitch ideas on using IBM Watson cognitive technology during a two-day boot camp, October 24 and 25. The boot camp was held at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, which provided some inspiration to the teams who are competing in the CUNY-IBM Watson Case Competition, presented by The CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise and The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College.

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Baruch Ranked Among America’s Top 600 Smartest Colleges

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With an average SAT score of 1230, Baruch College is ranked #162, leading the charge for all other CUNY schools that were included in the list of “600 Smartest Colleges in America” by Business Insider.  Other CUNY schools in this ranking include Hunter College #248 (1170 average SAT score); Queens College #352 (1125 average SAT score); and Brooklyn College #534 (1075 average SAT score).

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Former Secretary General of The U.N. Kofi Annan To Deliver Policy Speech at Baruch

 

Kofi AnnanThe Foreign Policy Association (FPA) will host its Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture on Conflict Prevention in Honor of David Hamburg with a lecture by Former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan.  The event, titled “New World Disorder: Challenges for the UN in the 21st Century with Kofi Annan,” will take place at Mason Hall on October 23, 2014, beginning at 6:00 p.m.

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Global Business Leaders Welcomed for Lecture on Bangladesh Economy

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About 100 Baruch College students gathered inside Engelman Recital Hall to listen and learn about Bangladesh and its economic development. The panel discussion, “An Insight to Bangladesh’s Economy,” held on October 14, was coordinated by the Bangladesh Student Association at Baruch with support from the Office of Student Life. The panelists included Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Finance Minister; Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, Bangladesh Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations; and Dr. Terrence Martell, Saxe Distinguished Professor of Finance and Director of the Weissman Center for International Business.

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