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Thursday, November 19, 2020

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First Generation College Student Week at CW - Malcolm James

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Malcolm James


Malcolm James, College of Westchester Information Technology major


During this year, we all learned that it’s not optional to be on top of technology. We need it to do essentially everything in our professional lives. Malcolm James is aware of that, and now more than ever he is eager to complete his bachelor’s degree in Information Technology major. During First-Generation Week we asked him a few questions about his career and his reason behind his decision to complete his degree.

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First Generation College Student Week at CW - Monica Alexandra Alvarracin Valladolid

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Monica Alvarracin


Monica Alexandra Alvarracin Valladolid, College of Westchester Health Information Management major


Monica Alvarracin, a Health Information Management major knows really well that in order to get a better job she needs a college degree. She is the first one in her family to follow this road of Higher Education, and she hopes to set a reference to the rest of her family.     

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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:

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester