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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.

Women's History Month - Dr. Erica Schacht

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Dr. Erica Schacht Womens History Month

One class that every student should take is Transformative Learning. Many students are fortunate enough to take this course with Prof. Erica Schacht. This course introduces students to the value of change, personal growth and transformation. Students learn about reflective thinking, create positive personal outlook, and foster “behavior of success.” She is an inspiration for all students, but particularly for young women. As the Chairperson of the General Education department, Prof.

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Message from the President: CW Next Steps

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
POSTED BY: MARY BETH DEL BALZO, CW PRESIDENT

Black History Month - Caude Laviscount

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Black History Month - Claude Laviscount

Since day one, Claude Laviscount knew that the road to success was not going to be easy. Starting college as an adult, being a single mother, and having statistics against her for minority women succeeding in higher education, everything seemed to be against her. However, her determination, resilience, and commitment to excellence have helped her to stay in school and complete her bachelor’s degree. 

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Black History Month - Andre Hooks

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Black History Month - Andre Hooks

To end Black History Month on a high note, we want to talk about Andre Hooks. Many students know him as he is a very dedicated staff member in the CW family working on the High School team. For Andre, obtaining a college degree is more than going to classes and doing homework. College for him is opening a door to endless opportunities in a very competitive world.

We asked him a few questions and this is what he had to say.

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Black History Month - Daishia Howard

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Daishia Howard

We continue to celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth. Our guest today is Dr. Daishia Howard, Assistant Professor & Practicum Coordinator, School of Health Professions at The College of Westchester. Every day, but especially during Black History Month, she remembers some powerful words she received when she was a college student, “run your own race, everyone's journey is different, stay true to your journey because you can do whatever you set your mind to, YOU are ENOUGH.”

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