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Congratulations to Adult Students of Semester, Jessica Hernandez & Brian Settles!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016







Brian Settles (BBA)-left in photo
Brian is a Bachelor’s in Business Administration student with a 3.92 cumulative GPA, having achieved Dean’s list recognition. His job as an Account Manager at White Plains Linen for over a year confirms that the business industry is what keeps Brian motivated and focused. He definitely plans on staying in the industry once he earns his bachelor’s degree and going on for his Masters. Brian is thankful for his professors here at CW for helping him along the way especially Professor Agnelli, Dr. Lilleston, Professor Strange and Professor O’Keefe.

Jessica Hernandez (Associate)-right in photo
Jessica is a Business Administration Associate’s degree student with a 3.89 cumulative GPA, having achieved Dean’s List recognition. She will be earning her degree next April and her midterm goal is something she wants to accomplish at her current job. Jessica has been working with Honda Motor for 7 years and plans to move up into a higher position now that she will have her Associate’s Degree. According to Jessica the support she needs to pursue her dreams comes from her professors here at CW.

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CW Allied Health Club Collaborates with American Red Cross

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Allied Health club of CW in collaboration with the regional American Red Cross organized a blood drive. 

Allied Health students had the experience of donating blood and assisting the Red Cross team. It was a rewarding experience for both students and staff and faculty. Thanks to our enthusiastic group of Allied Health students, the blood drive translated into having 72 lives potentially impacted!

The Red Cross is constantly working to increase the availability of blood and blood products. This includes educating potential donors about healthy habits that will reduce deferrals such as for low iron, improving the yield from platelet donors and using containers that extend the time that blood can be safely shipped. Increasing diverse blood donor recruitment is critical to the future of our Nation’s blood supply.

For more information about donating blood, visit the Red Cross website:

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CW's CIO Kelly Walsh Joins Flipped Learning Network

Thursday, July 14, 2016


Exciting News! Kelly Walsh, College of Westchester CIO and author of the popular blog, has joined the Flipped Learning Network in a part time role as Community Director. As part of the shift to a community-driven hub, FLN just launched an updated version of its website to promote professional development and facilitate collaboration within the community. "Since its inception four years ago, FLN has been fueled by passionate educators," said Walsh in this press release about the changes the organization is undergoing. "Flipped instruction is a grassroots movement with incredible momentum. With its new structure, the network will be able to better serve its community of practitioners." Congratulation to Kelly and best of luck to the Flipped Learning Network with their evolving mission and focus! This exciting news has been covered in T.H.E. Journal, eSchoolNews, and other education news media.

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CW Professor Participates at ICSIE in Japan

Sunday, June 12, 2016

CW’s Dr. Chris Nwosisi participated at the 2016 5th International Conference on Software and Information Engineering (ICSIE 2016) from May 11-13 in Tokyo, Japan. The team of presenters included 12 experts from different countries around the world including Norway, India, USA, Singapore, China, and Lebanon.

Dr. Nwosisi’s presentation was entitled, “Agile Methodology Experience in the Educational Environment”, a new teaching method that addresses the rapid evolution of technology and encourages collaboration, teamwork, interaction, and constant feedback. Also, Dr. Nwosisi served as one of the Program Co-Chairs of ICSIE 2016.

The purpose of the International Conference of Software and Information Engineering is to bring to light the state of art of research results, disseminate knowledge, and exchange ideas between academic community and industrial organizations. Every year, ICSIE brings together innovative academics, researchers, and industrial experts to a common forum, for a constructive dialog on theoretical concepts and practical ideas and to exchange the latest information about science, engineering, and technology concepts and applications. Practicing engineers and technologists, scientists, faculty members of engineering colleges, research scholars and students participate in this conference every year.

Dr. Chris Nwosisi is Professor and Associate Chair of the Computer Network Department at The College of Westchester.

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Congratulations to Day Students of Semester, Julio De La Cruz & Maryanne Serra!

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Julio De La Cruz (left in photo) is a Computer Networking Associate degree student with a 3.89 cumulative GPA, having achieved Dean’s List recognition.

Once he obtains his degree he has the ultimate career goal of continuing working with computers as this is his passion.  Being the student of the semester was not an easy task and Julio is grateful for the support from his family and his friends, especially Kenny and Mike.

Maryanne Serra (right in photo) is in the Bachelor’s program studying Health Care Administration with a 3.91 cumulative GPA, having achieved both Dean’s and President’s list recognition and is a member of Sigma Beta Delta honor society.  Since the medical field is Maryanne’s passion, she currently works and interns at Dwell Family Doctors, a group of 13 full-service immediate & Primary care centers located throughout the NYC metro area.  Maryanne will be graduating this August with her Bachelor’s and plans on going on to graduate school in either nursing or administration.  She is thankful of her family and her professors at CW for helping her along the way especially Professor Veronica Jones for all of her support. 

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CW Grads Participate in The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism Spring Conference 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Congratulations to students Maria Moreira Herrera (BBA-Business) and Jimmy Hernandez (BBA-Accounting).

These grads were accepted to participate at The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism Spring Conference. Under the topic “Capitalism: Unlocking Human Potential,” Maria and Jimmy will join students from other states in the US, as well as international students and spend time with professors, activists, and other experts on liberty to study the foundations of a free society. Attendees walk away with a better understanding of what capitalism and morality are and how to effectively fight for them.

The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism holds its annual conference for undergraduate and graduate students from May 26-29 at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. This conference is co-sponsored by the Foundation for Economic Education. The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism is America’s first and only university-based teaching and research center dedicated to exploring the moral foundations of capitalism. The institute accepts students, age 18-24, who are new to economics and the freedom philosophy and are interested in learning more about the world around them.

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