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Baruch CAPS to Sponsor Roundtable Discussion at Buy New York.

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2003

Baruch College Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) will sponsor a CIO Roundtable discussion on Friday, March 21st, as part of the Buy New York campaign to help encourage local businesses to consider New York-based companies for their tech needs. Baruch CAPS is also a media sponsor of Buy New York along with Computer Associates, IBM, Information Builders, Microsoft, NYC Economic Development Corp. and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

The Buy New York campaign is the brainchild of the New York Software Industry Association, which wants to diminish the trend of New York companies shipping IT projects to other cities or overseas. The roundtable discussion will begin at 9 a.m. in the hotel's Grand Ballroom E. Friday's event at the Marriott New York Brooklyn will be the trade association's kick-off event. Numerous IT vendors and over 100 IT buyers, including private companies and government agencies, will be present. For more information about the Buy New York campaign, log onto

Baruch CAPS offers various Information Technology courses, which cover Internet technologies, networking, communications, programming, hardware and software. Baruch CAPS certificates offer alternatives to degree programs by providing integrated instruction that focuses on the fast growing areas of today's IT world.

The Baruch CAPS faculty, a team of engineers and consultants, are industry leaders who take education seriously. Courses provide hands-on experience as well as solid foundation in theory. Open laboratory time is available, during the day and on weekends, free of charge. Students are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this unique opportunity. For students with specific needs, Baruch CAPS offers several individual classes and a fast tracked Power Series.

More About Baruch CAPS

Baruch CAPS is a leading, world-class school for professional training in New York City. Small courses taught by leading industry professionals offer real world knowledge of the skills and education sought by employers. State-of-the-art technology, experts in career and academic advising, and experienced faculty promote the advancement of each student with the proper resources for meeting their goals. Baruch CAPS' commitment to offering a comprehensive selection of quality courses and programs ensures that each student receives the training and resources to effectively advance their career.

For more information about Baruch CAPS, call (212) 802-5600 or log onto

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