Tuesday, February 2: Opening Ceremony | 12:30-2:00 PM
Join us as we kickoff Black History Month on Zoom! Join one, or all, of our breakout rooms: Games with our Black Student Organizations, Poetry Workshop, Black Media History, Live with DJ Tyler. Co-sponsored by the Department of Black and Latinx Studies. Join us on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 844 8385 4056
For the ideal participant experience, update to Zoom 5.3.0 or later to self-select breakout rooms.
Thursday, February 4: CUNY-Wide Back to School Bash | 6:00- 8:00 PM
Connect with students all across CUNY as they celebrate Black History Month! Join us on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 889 0141 7512; Passcode: bhmbash
*Every Friday in February | 4:00-5:00 PM
In partnership with the the Department of Black and Latinx Studies, we will be going live on Instagram (@BHM_Baruch) with Black professionals making trailblazing moves in the name of social justice. You do not want to miss it!
Friday, February 5: Instagram live (@BHM_Baruch) with Cidra Sebastien, Manager of Black Girl Freedom Fund
Monday, February 8: Spring into Success Network | 12:30 – 2:00 PM
This event will provide the opportunity for prospective students to get a glimpse into what it’s like to be a Success Network student. Come prepare to connect with other students and have fun! Register here.
Thursday, February 11: Black Family Feud | 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Teams will go head to head in a game of Family Feud with a twist. Brush up on knowledge of Black culture and cheer for your favorite team. Join us on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 886 3979 3293; Passcode: BHM
Friday, February 12: Instagram live (@BHM_Baruch) with Jibreel Jalloh, Brooklyn Borough Advocate at NYC Public Advocate Office
Tuesday, February 16: Black Generational Wealth | 6:00- 8:00 PM
“Get the bag!!” We hear this phrase all the time, but how do you really get it? Join us for an informative discussion with experienced business professionals and alumni on how to build Black generational wealth and how to invest the Black dollar. Join us on Zoom
Wednesday, February 17: A Walk in My Shoes: A Conversation with Black Sons and Fathers | 6:00- 7:30 PM
Join the Robert C. Weaver Society, in collaboration with the Black Male Initiative of Baruch College, for a panel composed of Black father/son dyads who will be exploring the lived experiences of Black males. In particular, Black men will share their inter-generational knowledge of raising and/or growing up as Black men in America and surviving racial adversity (racism, microaggressions, stereotyping, bias, etc.) while building resilience. Register here.
Thursday, February 18: BLS Open House: Celebrating 50 Years of BLS@Baruch | 1:00 – 3:00 PM.
Join the Department of Black and Latinx Studies to celebrate their 50-year anniversary at Baruch and to learn more about their plans for the future. Register here.
Thursday, February 18: Carnival/Carnaval! Celebrating the Great Afro-Latinx Tradition in the Americas | 6:00- 7:00 PM
Carnival (known as Carnaval in Brazil and in Spanish-speaking Latin American countries) is one of the most colorful, joyous, and fascinating traditions of Latin America and the Caribbean. It is also one of the most important contributions of the Afro-Latinx and Afro-Caribbean communities to the region. Join the conversation with Baruch professors Tshombe Miles, Rojo Robles (Department of Black and Latinx Studies) and Gisele Regatao (Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions) to hear more about the origins, traditions, and impact of the great Afro-Latinx Carnival/Carnaval tradition in the Americas. Hosted by The Initiative for the Study of Latin America. Register here.
Friday, February 19: Instagram live (@BHM_Baruch) with Priscilla Plat, M.A. Diplomacy and International Relations Candidate and United Nations Center Digital Representative
Tuesday, February 23: Toolkit Tuesday | 3:00-4:00 PM
Join us for workshops that support and guide our students to success! Hosted by the Black Male Initiative at Baruch College.
Zoom Meeting ID: 889 3262 6728
Tuesday, February 23: Success and Giving Back: The Black Experience | 6:00- 7:00 PM
This Black experience panel serves as a platform for all students of color to have an open space and informative panel of successful Baruch alumni doing excellent work in their career and/or their respective communities. Register here.
Thursday, February 25: The B-Shops | 3:00-4:00 PM
A no-holds barred conversation. Hosted by the Black Male Initiative at Baruch College.
Zoom Meeting ID: 889 3262 6728
Thursday, February 25: Black Business Expo | 6:00- 8:00 PM
Sponsored by the West Indian Culture Club, the Black Student Union and the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship, this event will be an opportunity for Black entrepreneurs to showcase their business and discuss their journey in the business world. Join us on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 820 0904 8286; Passcode: BHM
Friday, February 26: Starr Career Development Center Diversity Career Expo | 11:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Starr will be hosting their 5th Annual Diversity Career Expo. The program will begin with a keynote address delivered by one of our corporate partners and DEI industry expert. Students will have an opportunity to join breakout room discussions led by recruiters on various DEI topics focused on recruiting, pipeline programs, mentorship, employee resources groups, and more. The program will conclude with a 2-hour mini career fair.
Baruch Undergraduate Students: RSVP via Starr Search under Career Fairs & Expos