Bearcat Buzz – September 17, 2021
Monday, September 27: Deadline to upload vaccine verification to CUNYfirst
Monday, October 11: College Closed – No classes scheduled
With full FDA approval announced on 8/23/21, the below deadlines are your final opportunity to make sure that you #VaxUpCUNY, stay safe and do not put yourself at academic or financial risk.
September 23: deadline for single dose of Johnson & Johnson
September 27: deadline to upload proof of vaccination documents to CUNYfirst
October 7: Final day for proof of full vaccination to be verified and approved on CUNYfirst
All vaccination sites require an ID that verifies your age and N.Y. state residency, with no appointment needed. Use these tools to find a free vaccine site close to you and to check which vaccine(s) they offer:
NYC Vaccine Finder
NYS Vaccine Finder
Interested in becoming a T.E.A.M. Baruch Peer Mentor? Recruitment for 2021-2022 is now open! Visit the T.E.A.M. Baruch website to register for an upcoming information session and to find out more!
Monday, September 20, 2021: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 30, 2021: 1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 7, 2021: 1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021: 1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Thursday, October 14, 2021: 1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Interested in getting involved in a student organization at Baruch? The best way to connect with all clubs at Baruch and find ways to get involved is through MyBaruch! MyBaruch is Baruch College’s central online location for ways to get involved in student clubs, leadership opportunities, and to find community at Baruch. You can learn more about myBaruch on the Student Life website. You can directly access myBaruch at baruch.campuslabs.com/engage.
Latinx Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and commemorate the contributions and achievements of the Latinx Community. We invite the entire Baruch community to join us as we explore and highlight its richness and diversity!
For additional virtual engagement, visit us on Instagram @BaruchLHM_ for fun videos, quizzes, recipes and much more!
Viernes Social (Social Fridays)
Every Friday in September, 7:00 p.m.
To celebrate Latinx Heritage Month we’re going to end each week with a virtual dance party celebrating Latin music and culture. Join DJ Tyler to hear your favorite Latin tunes! Attend Viernes Social
Latinas in Activism
Tuesday, September 21, 6:00 p.m.
An event highlighting the involvement and impact of Latinas in social, political, and environmental activism, in an effort to give recognition to them and inspire others to empower themselves through advocacy and activism within their own communities.
Attend Latinas in Activism
Fireside Chat: Navigating a Career Post COVID
Thursday, September 23, 6:00 p.m.
Join us for a fireside chat with Anthony Gomez, Finance Transformation Team at KPMG, and Ayleen Nazzario, Engineer at Linkedin, on launching and navigating your career post Covid-19.
RSVP for Fireside Chat
Culture Share: Celebrating Latinx Voices
Wednesday, September 29, 12:30 p.m.
Join us for a culture share around Latinx cultures. Tell us about the countries and cultures you feel most connected to, and how that has impacted your life. All are welcome to join this event!
Attend Celebrating Latinx Voices
A Trip Around Las Americas
Thursday, September 30, 12:30 p.m.
An opportunity to introduce students to the similarities and differences in the many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Let’s travel via Zoom and learn more about the countries culture, traditions, food, music, and rich history.
RSVP for Celebrating Latinx Voices
Interested in getting involved with clubs? Make sure to check out their virtual events and activities by going onto MyBaruch! Continue to check this webpage in the future to find more engagement opportunities throughout the academic year.
Ascend & MBA Club Leadership Series:
Navigating the Job Market & Immigration Requirements as an International Student
Wednesday, September 22 2021
4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
AMA – American Marketing Association at Baruch Career Fair Preparation
(Zoom ID: 535 680 1009)
Thursday, September 23 2021
12:30- 2:00 p.m.
Vietnamese Student Association -VSA (gents)
Welcome Week; Mid-Autumn Magic
Thursday, September 23 2021
12:45- 2:00 p.m.
VSA – Vietnamese Student Association -VS(trivi)A
Care to Share
Thursday, September 30 2021
12:45- 2:00 p.m.
As we transition into going back in person and coming out of an era of virtual learning, what better than to reminisce the past year by digitizing and rebranding this year’s Survival Guide using video games as our theme reference? Enjoy reading through this year’s guide and catch all of your favorite video game characters throughout the many pages of the book! Visit the USG website to access the Survival Guide.
Become a Tutor This Fall!
CUNY Tutor Corps seeks applicants to:
- Improve the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) learning of middle and high school students
- Inspire students to study STEM subjects
- Explore secondary teaching as a career
Tutors are paid $17/hour. Tutoring will take place in-person at DOE schools. You can read our CUNY Tutor Corps FAQ. Please apply before October 1st. For more information, please visit the CUNY Tutor Corps site.
The Conversation Partners Program (CPP) is an excellent activity for graduate students. It gives students a sense of community and promotes friendships across cultures.
Nonnative students will be matched with native or near-native English-speaking students for informal conversations in English. Partners will meet independently on a weekly basis on or off-campus. They will decide when and where to meet and what to discuss or do. Throughout the semester, events with light refreshments will take place on campus, to which all participating students are invited. For more information about CPP, visit their Baruch website. The application for Fall 2021 semester is now open. The deadline is on Friday, September 24th, at 11:59 p.m. Apply to CPP today!
In response to the current environment, the Counseling Center offers free and confidential individual and group counseling and Support sessions:
Please visit the Counseling Center’s website or email Counseling@Baruch.cuny.edu.
Are you struggling with a new transition, feeling lonely, wanting to make new connections or having trouble in your relationships? The Counseling Center is offering two groups called Relationship to Self and Others, during 2020-2021. The groups are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 -2:00 p.m. on Zoom. To participate, in the Tuesday group, please send an email to Vanessa Rumie at Vanessa.Rumie@Baruch.cuny.edu. To participate in the Thursday group, please send an email to Nina Lei at Nina.Leil@Baruch.cuny.edu.
Black Mental Health Matters (BMHM) Support Sessions for Baruch Students
Fridays: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. In light of the recent events of racial violence and injustice towards Blacks and the outcry for support, the Baruch College Counseling Center would like to invite you to join Black Mental Health Matters. These support sessions aim to foster and support the growth, networking, collaboration, success, and well-being of Black Students. If you are interested in finding a safe space to meet and talk with others who may have similar experiences as Black students, then this group is for you. The sessions will be led by two Black Psychologists, Dr. Jael Amador and Dr. Gary Dillon, who work from a social justice and multicultural framework. To participate in these support sessions, send an email to Dr. Jael Amador at Jael.Amador@baruch.cuny.edu from your Baruch student email account and we will send you the Zoom link.
A Mentorship Program for students who identify as Asian and Pacific Islanders, LGBTQ+, are 18-24 years old, and will be in NYC from 9/2021-4/2022.
- New to NYC?
- Need advice on living your best queer API life?
- Just want to meet other API LGBTQ+ New Yorker?
Fellowships provide opportunities to help students realize their goals. They can help pay for study abroad, graduate school, to fund professional development opportunities through internships, and to work for the good of your community. Applying for a fellowship can be a rewarding and valuable experience. This spotlight presentation provides an overview of the types of fellowships available; offers advice on selecting an opportunity; and suggests strategies on making you a competitive applicant. To learn more join the information session on Thursday, September 23rd from 12:45- 2:00 p.m. via zoom. Contact Baruch’s Fellowships Advisor with any questions: Valeria.Hymas@baruch.cuny.edu.
To ensure the safety, security, and well-being of our students, Baruch College has determined that a moratorium had been placed on pledging and rush activities in all Baruch social fraternities and sororities at least through May 31, 2024. Read a message from the Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students, Art King, for further details. * To anonymously report any hazing activity please fill out the Hazing Incident Report Form.
The Athletic & Recreation Complex (ARC) is currently accessible to:
- Students enrolled in Physical Education classes
- Students who have rented a Paid Locker Rental
- Student-Athletes competing in the College’s NCAA Division III Programs
Otherwise, the ARC facilities are closed until further notice. Please stay tuned.
The FAFSA is available at www.studentaid.gov. Don’t forget to obtain or retrieve your Federal Student Aid ID at fsaid.ed.gov to sign the 2021-2022 FAFSA electronically; If dependent, at least one of your parents will need one, too. Baruch’s Federal Code is 007273. The NYS TAP (NY resident only) code is 1409.
Want to vote on November 2 but not sure where to start? We got you. Here’s everything you need to know about voting in 2021. CUNY Votes is a comprehensive, non-partisan initiative whose mission is to promote student voter registration, voter participation and voter awareness through campus based activities, external partnerships and University-wide campaigns.You can now register to vote online through the DMV with a State issued ID and apply for an absentee ballot online. For more information visit the Student Life website.
October 8, 2021
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election
October 23 – October 31, 2021
Early Voting for General Election
Deadline to request an absentee ballot
November 1/November 2
Deadline to postmark/deliver your absentee ballot
November 2, 2021
General Election Day