Top winners of the CUNY-IBM Watson Case Competition shared their innovative ideas on January 15 to help solve city challenges and better serve New Yorkers and students using next generation technology. Final presentations were hosted at Baruch College.
Baruch College is ranked #4 among the Top Colleges for Finance and Financial Management by USA Today and College Factual. With finance majors making up 23% of total graduates, Baruch leads the charge of all New York private and public institutions surveyed.
Baruch College was named a 2015 “Best Value College” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Baruch ranks #38 on the list of 100 public universities and #116 among the 300 public and private universities surveyed.
Baruch 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.
Baruch College’s Deborah Balk, a professor in the School of Public Affairs, was recently awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on the distribution and dynamics of the world’s population, including the modelling of urbanization in the United States, Mexico, and India.
More than 200 students gathered on campus to hear Federal Reserve Bank of NY President William Dudley speak about the future of the economy. CNBC was here to capture the speech.
Dr. 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.
New 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.