Students of the Semester

Friday, August 25, 2017


Miosotis Hernandez – BBA (left in photo)
Miosotis Hernandez was born in Rockland County, N.Y. She attended North Rockland High School. To further her education after graduation, she attended The College of Westchester (formerly WBI) and graduated with an Associate Degree in Occupational Studies in 1990. She worked for Columbia University Medical Center for nine years in the Department of Dermatology. After losing her job in November 2015, Miosotis decided to go back to school. In search of which school to attend, she was very interested to learn that CW now offers Bachelor degree programs. Since Miosotis had been working in the medical field for such a long time and took a great interest in it, she decided to enroll in the BBA for Healthcare Administration and started in February 2016. Thanks to her high academic achievements, Miosotis is now a member of the Sigma Beta Delta Honors Society and has earned her place on the President's List. She is due to graduate in November 2017 and plans to pursue a management position in the healthcare field in a hospital setting. She still resides in Rockland County where she owns a home and lives with her four children.

Christine Owen – Associate Degree (right in photo)
Christine Owen was born and raised in St. Andrew, Jamaica, and attended Yallahs High School. After high school, she attended the Priory Adult College where she received a diploma in Secretarial Studies and a certification as a Certified Professional Secretarial (CPS) respectively and several other certificates from the University of the West Indies (UWI). Her current major is Health Information Management. Christine has received Dean’s and President’s list recognition and is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society. One of the main goals for Christine’s is to continue on to the Bachelor Degree as she begins a career as a Health Information Manager in an organization where her education and skills acquired at CW can be useful. Christine, a single mother of three boys, Rhondre, Chris-Sean, and Lance resides in Peekskill, Westchester. She takes pride in her present job working with Veterans at the nursing home in Montrose.