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Welcome to CW’s blog! Check out our posts and get a glimpse of what life can be like at CW! Explore interesting information about CW activities, clubs, and people across our community. To view blog posts from our President, Mary Beth Del Balzo click here.

Job Hunting? What NOT to do

Friday, June 16, 2017

If you’re on the hunt for a job this summer, you’ve likely got a whole checklist of must-do’s and best practices in your virtual back pocket. There are also a few things that you definitely should not do if you want to land a job. Being mindful about how you know (or don’t know) a potential connection is especially important, as is crafting a thoughtful “ask.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Thursday, June 15, 2017

CW hosted “In Our Own Voices,” presented by our local NAMI chapter (the National Alliance on Mental Illness). Ron and Joanne shared their personal stories and discussed the five stages every person goes through when dealing with a mental illness:
1. Introduction & Dark Days
2. Acceptance
3. Treatment
4. Coping Skills
5. Success, hopes, dreams

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Warby Parker Co-Founders Advice to New Grads

Friday, June 9, 2017

Congrats to all the recent college grads out there! You’ve worked hard and have earned yourself a diploma and gained experience that can help open doors. You’re probably being bombarded with advice from all directions.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Job-Hunting? Don’t Make These Social Media Mistakes

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

By now it’s no surprise that potential employers scope out your social media. You’re probably well aware of some of the most important ones to remove or hide (drunk pictures, for example), but there are a few important ones you may not have thought about. So yes, take down or remove tags on any pictures or posts where you’re under the influence, but also edit your profiles for grammatical errors, cursing, excessive selfies, and more.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Spring into Wellness

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Each year CW’s Allied Health Club hosts the “Spring Into Wellness” event. This health awareness event is a fun and interactive way to inform students, faculty, and staff on various health and wellness opportunities within the community. This year we had representatives from Blink Fitness, Epic Westchester Hybrid Training, JAG Physical Therapy, Westchester department of health, The College of Westchester Counseling Center, and Fly wheel sports.

POSTED BY: Daisha Howard, Practicum Coordinator, Allied Health