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.

Update: What’s happening at CW?

Thursday, November 19, 2020

What’s happening at CW?  Please listen…..


First Generation College Student Week at CW - Shahine Clarke

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Shahine Clarke, College of Westchester Accounting major


A strong team player and dedicated, persistent student are some of the characteristics that define Shahine Clarke. She is an Accounting major at The College of Westchester and a First-Generation college student. 

Who or what inspires you to earn your degree? Why?

I've always wanted to further my education and keep growing professionally. Gaining more knowledge can never hurt! My family inspires me; they are the ones that keep me motivated.

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First Generation College Student Week at CW - Nayeli Soto

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Nayeli Soto


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:

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First Generation College Student Week at CW - Karaishma Rai

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Karaishma Rai


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. 

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First Generation College Student Week at CW - Priscilla Flores

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Priscilla Flores, College of Westchester Information Technology Grad; Class of 2019.


Always involved in many activities on campus, Priscilla Flores has lived the college experience to her fullest potential at The College of Westchester (CW). From a variety of clubs, student ambassadors programs, community events, Priscilla is always willing to help. It seems that we all know her really well. However, what not too many people know is that she is a first-generation college student. Since the sky is the limit, a bachelor’s degree is not enough.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester