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Baruch College Graduate Student Named a Regional Winner to Compete in Final Worldwide Student Simulation Competition

Master of International Affairs graduate student Amanda Copkov (’22) was able to overcome nervousness in her first-ever competition to secure a first place finish at the regional section of the 2021 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition, which featured more than 400 students from 120 universities in 30 countries. She now moves on to compete in the All-Star event, scheduled to take place on April 16.

Watch the Final Event: The Pandemic 2.0 Simulation Global All-Star Round will occur on Friday, April 16, at 7:00 p.m.

Copkov, who is in her second semester in the Master of International Affairs (MIA) program at Baruch College’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, collaborated with students from New York, Egypt, Germany, and Moscow to beat 19 other teams in the regional segment of the competition.

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