Chilean Students Receive Entrepreneurship Training

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The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College is hosting a 10-day program for 15 students from Chile for the New York Entrepreneur Project where they will learn about starting their own businesses.
“The New York Entrepreneur Project is designed to be instructional and interactive, and to provide the student and faculty participants an active learning experience that they can continue upon return to their respective universities,” says Monica Dean, director of the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Baruch and The New York Community Trust Launch Leadership Fellows Certificate Program

SPAphotoBaruch College’s School of Public Affairs and The New York Community Trust announced today the start of an innovative professional development certificate program aimed at training leaders for non-profit groups in the New York and the suburbs. The New York Community Trust Leadership Fellows program will provide training and mentoring for midcareer professionals to fill a leadership void left by the increasing number of nonprofit executives who are reaching retirement age. That gap is especially severe in the New York metropolitan area, which has more than 40,000 nonprofit groups that are vital to the economy.

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President Wallerstein Named 2014 AAAS Fellow

PresMitchelWallersteinDr. Mitchel B. Wallerstein, President of Baruch College has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Wallerstein was elected as part of the Section on Social, Economic and Political Sciences for his scholarly contributions in the fields of international peace and security, human rights, and trade security policy, and for leadership in higher education.

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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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