Congratulations to CW’s CIO, Kelly Walsh for being a recipient of the Info-Tech Research Group 2020 CIO Awards. Established in 2016, Infotech’s CIO awards recognize leaders who have demonstrated exceptional value to their organization and achieved high results through stakeholder satisfaction in Infotech’s Business Vision diagnostic program.
College of Westchester
The college application process can be emotionally, physically, and even mentally overwhelming for both parents and students. Finding the right school, figuring out the cost of higher education, and paying the admission process are at the top of the list for most parents. What if there was an option out there that includes solutions for all those concerns, and also gives the student the opportunity to take college credits for free?
Habits can have a huge impact on our day to day life and work. There’s also a lot of thoughts and ideas we have about what is a “good” habit and what is a “bad” habit. When it comes to the habits we have that we don’t like, self-qualifying statements or beliefs we have about ourselves that were founded on identity-based habits can hold us back from changing.
If you feel like all you do is eat, sleep, work, and repeat, that could be because you aren’t being proactive about carving out recharge time for yourself. What often happens when we don’t build that time into our day, our exhausted mind and body do it for us—you know how you always get sick when you have a day off or find yourself so burnt out you can’t focus on an important project? You may be on overload. Here is a 3 minute read with some strategies that might be of help.
Eight months (and counting) into the pandemic, if you’re finding yourself feeling less productive and focused or notice shifts in your appetite, energy, and mood, you might be mentally exhausted. Even people who felt very engaged and energetic prior to the COVID-19 lockdown have been struggling with the change.
Janna Gullery, Dean of Student Life and Empower Program at CW
When you get a college degree, you get more choices. That’s what Janna Gullery thought when she was a college student. But she wanted even more choices so she went for her master’s degree. Now as a Dean of Student Life and Empower Program at CW, she looks back and she is proud of her accomplishments. Her efforts paid off and now she helps other students to complete their journey.
Monica Alexandra Alvarracin Valladolid, College of Westchester Health Information Management major
Monica Alvarracin, a Health Information Management major knows really well that in order to get a better job she needs a college degree. She is the first one in her family to follow this road of Higher Education, and she hopes to set a reference to the rest of her family.
Karaishma Rai, College of Westchester Healthcare Services Administration major
It’s First-Generation week, and we continue our conversations with those students who are the first ones to graduate from college in their families. Here’s our conversation with Karaishma Rai, a Healthcare Services Administration major.
Malcolm James, College of Westchester Information Technology major
During this year, we all learned that it’s not optional to be on top of technology. We need it to do essentially everything in our professional lives. Malcolm James is aware of that, and now more than ever he is eager to complete his bachelor’s degree in Information Technology major. During First-Generation Week we asked him a few questions about his career and his reason behind his decision to complete his degree.
Nayeli Soto, College of Westchester Business Administration major
Pursuing a Higher Education degree is a decision and a commitment. Nayeli Soto a Business Administration major, certainly master’s both. She took the decision to invest in herself, and she is committed to complete it. As we continue to celebrate First-Generation College Week, we talked to Nayeli to hear a little more about her story. Here’s what she said: