Michelle was born in New York and attended Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers. With the dream of working in the banking industry, she successfully landed her first job at the Federal Reserve Bank after graduating high school. Thereafter, her career has spanned across multiple industries to include pharmaceutical, insurance, and media.
It was a Bowling Night! The CW Alumni Association sponsored the annual Alumni Summer Party at Bowlmor Lanes in White Plains. It was the perfect atmosphere to catch up with graduates, faculty, and staff. All guests enjoyed a festive reunion with delicious food, music, and of course the best CW bowling teams.
College finals are often the most difficult time of the semester. The Office of Academics took note of it and helped students with the stress of the finals by providing hot breakfast, information regarding stress relief facts, studying tips, and music. Stay calm and good luck guys!
CW just completed a newly designed Noel Levitz Survey that was administered to online students in 2014. Online student satisfaction increased to 92.25% in 2014 from 85.6% in 2013. Students stated they made their enrollment decision to attend CW based on their work schedule, the convenience of CW Online and their ability to transfer credits into their new program.
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On of the key factors in having a successful career is to overcome barriers. Looking at variables around ourselves is one thing ,but job-seekers may actually create barriers for themselves, whether that relates to beliefs about what types of jobs will be a good fit for them or thinking certain traits are a drawback rather than an asset.
Internships are nearly a necessity in the quest to find a job in today’s market. First they make the employer more comfortable with a student’s knowledge and experience, and second, it’s a way for a student to understand more about his or her field and either confirm or dissuade his or her career choice. CW takes this premise seriously and once again hosted the Internship Fair.
I am grateful for the warm summer days and blue nights of this special time of summer. Joan Didion says in Blue Nights, her wonderful, sad memoir (is that the right way to describe it?); "Blue nights are the opposite of the dying of the brightness, but they are also its warning".
Warren Rosenberg, provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at the College of Westchester, spoke on a panel about “Surviving in a Regulatory Environment,” as part of the recent APC Innovation Summit 2015. He spoke on the topic of distance learning, such as online courses. You can read more here.
The Office of Bachelor Studies and Returning Students hosted a BBA Awareness Day, where students had the opportunity to explore the bachelor’s degree programs at CW. Two alumni students attended the event and shared their personal experiences regarding the benefits of obtaining a bachelor’s degree from CW, “I came to CW because I was looking for this type of environment.
Summer is a great time to polish your resume and brush up on your interview skills. To help you up your game, check out this infographic, which shares some of the most commonly asked job interview questions.
The College of Westchester offers a variety of career-building resources for students and graduates. Check us out today to learn more.
When Massive Open Online Courses appeared on the scene a few years ago, many educators speculated about the types of students most likely to enroll and complete these online learning programs. A recent report, “HarvardX and MITx: Two Years of Open Online Courses,” looked at data from July 2012 through September 2014 to give some insight into the different types of students taking these courses.
Hope you’re looking forward to a great Fourth of July weekend. In honor of the holiday, here’s an infographic guide to fireworks.
From all of us at the College of Westchester, have a happy and safe July 4th!