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Academic Advisement

STUDENT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENT LEADERSHIP WEEKEND

37th Annual Leadership Weekend
Leadership Explored: Freedom to Navigate, Freedom to Engage

October 18 – 20, 2019
Mont Lawn Retreat Center in The Poconos

Come and join Student Life and Undergraduate Student Government (USG) in attending Baruch's 37th Annual Leadership Weekend! From October 18th to October 20th, participants will travel to the Bushkill, Pennsylvania, for a retreat that combines learning about leadership and practicing leadership outside of the classroom. This is an immersion experience where students explore their values, improve communication, and participate in team building and group decision making. At the end of Leadership Weekend, students will be able to make connections between various leadership experiences and begin to develop their unique leadership style.

The application deadline for the 2019 Leadership Weekend has passed. Please monitor this page for other leadership opportunities.

This weekend takes place every fall semester, so look for more details in September 2020.

 

T.E.A.M. BARUCH (TOGETHER EVERYONE ACHIEVES MORE)

See the T.E.A.M. Baruch section for more information.

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GOVERNMENT (USG)
& GRADUATE STUDENT GOVERNMENT (GSA)

usg-bearcat.com (USG)
Graduate Student Assembly (GSA)

Students are encouraged to participate in student government and to serve on College-wide committees and tasks forces. Participation in student government through democratic elections is a concrete way to share in the policy setting and governance of the College. Elections are held each April for the following academic year.

 

VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $53,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Stay tuned for additional information.

 

MODEL NEW YORK STATE SENATE SESSION OPPORTUNITY

The Model New York State Senate Session Project is an annual leadership development program, a collaboration of the New York State Assembly and the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force of the New York State Legislature. Each year, more than 60 CUNY and SUNY students are brought together for a series of intensive training seminars on state policy formulation, legislative processes, representation and leadership. CUNY students are selected for participation from their home campuses through the offices of their respective college presidents, provosts and student affairs officers. The seminars include visits from prominent NYS legislators and guest lecturers. The program culminates with students debating bills on the floor of the New York State Senate chamber in Albany. Participating students are also given the opportunity to compete for scholarship awards. Through participation in the process of legislative decision-making, students further their organizational, research and public speaking skills by means of a model legislative seminars. By working on a legislative agenda that they develop, the students play an integral role in their pursuit of a public service education. Moreover, they are introduced to a "hands-on" approach to involvement in the political and policy processes that affect them, their families and their communities.