One student once said, “if you have Prof. Torres in a morning class, you won’t need coffee. He will keep you awake.” His enthusiasm and high energy are two of his most notable characteristics. He always encourages students to do their best and face all challenges with optimism, passion, and enthusiasm. Prof. Torres is a natural mentor, and he is always involved in projects that help our students. His Puertorican background helps him connect well with minority students, especially Hispanics.
Even before the Covid-19 pandemic forced us inside and away from physical activity, many Americans had become sedentary, overweight, and at risk for a number of ailments including heart disease and diabetes.
Dr. Shamva Wright-Shingler
Dr. Shamva Wright-Shingler, Chairperson and Professor of The School of Health Professions, shares her insights on remote learning for our Faculty Spotlight.
CW Faculty share their insights on teaching remotely even adding a little humor. Hear from Noel D’Allacco, Chairperson and Professor of The School of Business.
Dr. Schacht and little Nina
CW Faculty share their insights on teaching remotely even adding a little humor. Hear from Dr. Erica Schacht, Dean of First Year Experience, Senior Chairperson and Professor of General Education.
When we hear “accounting,” most of us think immediately of taxes and tax season. However, there are so many ways in which understanding accounting can help you in your personal and professional life. There are also many careers you can pursue with an education in accounting.
Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cells disorders. People that suffer with sickle cell disease have an abnormal protein in their red blood cells. In the United States, most people who have sickle cell disease are of African ancestry, but the condition is also common in people with a Hispanic and Mediterranean background. Because the disease runs in families, couples planning to have children can have genetic testing.
Students and Faculty & Staff gathered to enjoy a BBQ, summer treats sold by Sisters United, and a traditional softball game between Students and Faculty/Staff. After 2 years, the Staff/Faculty finally had a victory. Faculty/Staff won with a final score of 34-9!
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If change is the only thing constant in the world, it’s most pronounced in social media. We’ve seen more communication and media formats come up in recent years than the preceding century. From Facebook Watch to Twitter’s live broadcasts, and most recently, the launch of IGTV, a new app for watching long-form, vertical video from your favorite Instagram creators.
What is IGTV?
Left to right in photo: CW Professor Max Torres, Flores' Assistant Magdalys Taveras, and Author Bienvenido Flores Pichardo.
The Dominican Consulate of New York recently hosted an event to release the book, “Familia, Escuela y Participación Comunitaria,” (Family, School, and Community Participation). Flores Pichardo is an author and researcher with vast experience on several education indicators affecting the Dominican Education System.