New Student Events and Workshops
(MANDATORY) Virtual Academic Advisement Sessions for New Marxe Graduate Students
These sessions are not for Executive MPA students; other sessions will be held specifically for the Executive MPA program
The Marxe Advisement Team will be hosting Virtual Academic Advisement Session for New Marxe Students in the coming months. ATTENDING ONE OF THESE SESSIONS IS MANDATORY FOR ALL NEW TRADITIONAL MPA, MIA & MSED-HEA STUDENTS. During these virtual sessions, our advisors will be discussing and answering your questions about the curriculum and requirements for each program, course planning and more. All sessions will be conducted via Zoom.
UPCOMING DATES FOR FALL 2022 ADMITS
Orientation DEI Session: Equity as a Cornerstone of Your Leadership
Wednesday August 17th, 5:30 – 7PM via ZOOM
Join us as we dive into practices to enhance your leadership style from an equity-centered lens. This session will be hosted by Prof. Anna D’Souza, who is a member of the Marxe Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, and Prof. Michael Seltzer.
(Mandatory) Marxe New Student Welcome & Resource Fair
Newman Vertical Campus, 14th Floor, Room 14-220
Join us as we welcome a new class of Marxe graduate students! You will hear a special welcome from the Dean of the Marxe School and get a chance to network with current Marxe graduate students and graduate student club leaders. Different offices from the Marxe School and Baruch College will also present and have tables showcasing a unique resource that graduate students at Marxe exclusively have access to. Please note that this event is mandatory for all new fall 2022 graduate students.
This workshop is open to all Marxe students, but should be of special interest to incoming students.
The workshop is brought to you by the Quantitative Student Support Department, which offers graduate tutoring services, creates helpful review workshops, and generally provides math/quant-based support for students in the Marxe School.
In this two-part series, we will review some key mathematical concepts that will aid you in your studies and beyond. Topics include: decimals, fractions, percentages, scientific notation, probability, and an introduction to statistics.
All sessions will be held on Zoom:
• Tuesdays / Thursdays : 6 PM – 8 PM
• Saturdays / Sundays: 10 AM – 12 PM (noon)
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the workshops.
Financial Aid Information Session – Fall 2022 Admitted Graduate Students
Baruch College welcomes ALL Fall 2022 admitted graduate students to attend the financial aid information session and receive insights on financing their graduate degree and identifying sources of funding. In addition, receive information specific to graduate students about federal and private loans, and more.
These sessions are open to all Fall 2022 admitted Baruch College graduate students. The session will be recorded.
• Financial Aid Services Website Link (obtain financial aid information related to graduate students): https://enrollmentmanagement.baruch.cuny.edu/financial-aid-services/financial-aid-graduate-information/
• For questions related to financial aid, email: FASgraduate@baruch.cuny.edu
Free Summer Writing Workshops for Marxe Graduate students!
The Schwartz Communication Institute and Marxe Graduate Advisement invite all students in the MPA, EMPA, MIA, and MSEd-HEA programs to attend our Editing Strategies for Clarity, Style, and Professionalism writing workshop series this summer. Participants will learn strategies for editing their writing at the sentence level for clarity, style, and professionalism. Each section of this workshop will be offered twice over the course of the summer.
“Achieving Flow with Connectives,” taught by Eva Dunsky
How can I achieve a logical “flow” and help my reader understand the connections between my ideas? How can employing various types of transition phrases bring greater clarity to my writing?
“Controlling Sentence Boundaries,” taught by Rose O’Malley
Is this sentence too choppy? How do I identify and correct fragments and run-ons, and why do they matter? How can I use sentence length to achieve a compelling, readable style?
“Increasing Precision and Readability,” taught by Melina Moore
How do I choose specific words that ensure my meaning is understood? How do I convey complex ideas without being wordy? What is the active voice?