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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.

52 in 52 – Online@CW with Professor Thompson

Friday, July 7, 2017

Professor Janet Thompson’s Management Applications and Theory group welcomed me several weeks ago.  Professor Thompson invited me to participate via VoiceThread, which I did.  We discussed Quality Management and The Female Factor.  I have to tell the truth – I was not an intense participant, as technology got in my way!  I was away for part of the week and did not get to respond to every student’s comments, and had to opt for written comments rather than voice a few times.  However,

POSTED BY: Mary Beth Del Balzo, CW President

“Eat the frog” and Other Time Management Skills

Thursday, July 6, 2017

You already know that time management is an important skill. Having a handle on where you time helps you get your work done, manage stress, and help you schedule in important stuff outside of school and work like, you know, life.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Learn the Risks: Colon Cancer

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Summer is upon us.  Lots of partying, sunbathing, and enjoying time spent with families and friends.  The last thing we want to think about is watching what we eat.  Why should we?  After all, we have earned the right to have fun and celebrate.

Yet, lurking in our body could be a potentially deadly disease called colorectal cancer.  Many of us have never even heard of it let alone think that it could ever affect them.

POSTED BY: Estelle Coffino, Program Director - Allied Health Programs

How To Find The Perfect Job For You

Thursday, June 29, 2017

It may not always seem this way, but there are millions of jobs out there that need to be filled.  Conveniently, you need a job! So how do you meet your perfect match? 

First, you need to get clear on the types of jobs you’re looking for. Knowing what you want is an important step it’s easy to overlook when first beginning a job search.  Talking with a career counselor at your school can be incredibly helpful when figuring out how to refine your search and present yourself.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Summer’s Real First Day

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

When Memorial Day hits, most of us eagerly plunge into a long-awaited summer mode – beaches, barbecues, and amusement parks. We cannot help but to start savoring summer’s pleasures. But on nature’s calendar the season of summer doesn’t officially start until the Summer Solstice. And from ancient cultures until today, the Summer Solstice has presented a great opportunity to claim nature’s ripened abundance for ourselves.

POSTED BY: Professor Terry Keyes, General Education Department