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Family, School, and Community Participation

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Professor Torres and Flores Pichardo

 

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.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Speaking Mistakes You Need To Stop Making

Friday, April 13, 2018
Public Speaking

Sure, we do a lot of our communication and work electronically, but speaking in front of a group is still a skill we need to hone. Whether you’re giving a presentation in front of a class or coworkers, delivering a speech, or instructing a group, credibility is key. What you say is important, but how you say it is also vitally important. Certain common mistakes can seriously undermine your message. Want to know if you need to cut it out?

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Are You Brainstorming All Wrong?

Friday, April 6, 2018
Brainstorming

When we encounter a problem, most of us are used to brainstorming solutions. Might this be killing our productivity and actually slowing down our attempts to address the issue? Ditto when we’re working on a project with a group and set a meeting to bounce ideas off of each other.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

What The Stars Have In Store For Your Career This Month

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Horoscopes

There are many different types of career advice out there, but chances are you haven’t thought about how your astrological sign could factor in to your career. Want to know what the planets say for your job search or your new position?

In their column for Monster the Astro Twins share your career horoscope for this month. You can read your career horoscope here.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Need To Break Your Phone Addiction? Here’s How

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Cellphone

Many of us rely on our smartphones to stay organized and in touch with others in our life. It can be slippery slope, though, into multi-tasking and full-on distraction and avoidance of our surroundings. It’s not uncommon to feel anxious when “off the grid” or away from our tech devices. It sounds silly, perhaps, but this feeling of being addicted to your phone can be a major problem. Sound familiar?

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester