News / May 15, 2018 Baruch’s 5-year plan is explained

A feedback forum was held on Wednesday, May 9, to discuss the draft of the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. David Christy, provost and vice chair of the Strategic Plan Steering Committee, held the forum along with Kenya Lee, the committee’s interim chief of staff. An email was sent out to Baruch College students, but only one...

News / May 15, 2018 Tournament raises money for cancer

Determination was strong, spirits were high and intentions were pure at the 4th Annual 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament organized by Baruch College’s National Association of Black Accountants held on May 10 in the Baruch gymnasium. NABA organized the Charity Basketball Tournament to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Various members of NABA Baruch as...

News / May 15, 2018 WICC shares Caribbean culture during ‘Cultural Explosion’

The West Indian Culture Club hosted its “Cultural Explosion” event as part of Baruch College’s “Caribbean Week ‘Back to The Islands’” festivities. The event took place on May 10 during club hours and consisted of eating, dancing and listening to traditional Caribbean music. Caribbean Week kicked off with an opening ceremony called “Monday Madness” and...

News / May 15, 2018 Blue Notes showcase features two other CUNY a cappella groups

The Baruch College Blue Notes held their spring showcase on May 7 in the Engelman Recital Hall located in the Baruch Performing Arts Center. The showcase featured several performances from members of the a cappella group as well as the Macaulay Triplets and the Queens College iTones. The entire show was hosted by sophomore Joshua...

News / May 15, 2018 USG calls for more art through the Student Art Program intitative

After being elected into the table with just two weeks remaining of the 2018 spring semester, Representative Sen. Liam Giordano proposed the Student Art Program initiative. The initiative seeks to place student created artwork throughout Baruch College by hosting a contest where students can submit their artwork. Currently, there is no set date for when...

News / May 15, 2018 ‘It was a long time coming:’ social Greek life moratorium continues for Baruch students

Following six months of debate, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost David P. Christy announced that the moratorium on social Greek life will be extended by another three years. The moratorium was scheduled to expire this year. In an email to students, faculty and staff sent on May 8, Christy wrote that the...

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Prisoners get financial aid under pilot program

The John Jay College of Criminal Justice will have more funding to supplement programs at its Prisoner Reentry Institute with the launch of the second-chance Pell Pilot Program for Incarcerated Individuals, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The Pell Pilot Program will allow participating institutions to provide Pell Grants to otherwise eligible students who…

Former director of Student Life reflects on her tenure at Baruch
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Former director of Student Life reflects on her tenure at Baruch

While Baruch’s smorgasbord of student organizations are independently run, the support infrastructure and mentorship provided by the executive team at the Office of Student Life supplies the backbone for the school’s rich co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Spearheading this often behind-the-scenes effort was Shadia Sachedina who, at the end of the 2015 Spring Semester, resigned as…

USG works over the summer, plans Welcome Week
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USG works over the summer, plans Welcome Week

In their eighth summer senate session, the Undergraduate Student Government discussed  items of new business including plans for the annual Welcome Week, a new USG website and the resignation of USG Executive Secretary Vivian Lau. Currently, USG seats nine representative senators, four vice presidential senators and three members on the executive board, along with several…

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