Congratulations to CW students Abdul-Qadir, Kenny, Julio, David, Mark, Steven, Jonathan, Juan, Jordan, Anthony, Marcelo, Matthew, Michael, Francis, and JumpStart High School student Laila. These students completed the IBM Master the Mainframe contest Phase 1.
Where you like (or are willing to move to) can have a big impact on the success of your job search. A report (https://cew.georgetown.edu/report/rankingthestates/ ) out of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce (https://cew.georgetown.edu ) compared job opportunities for online college graduates across the 50 states and came up with a ranking for each state.
The Event Planning and Promotion class organized the “Winter Fest,” and event intended to provide students hands-on experience on promotion and community outreach. Students were able to network with other students, faculty, and staff, as well as learning what it takes to have a successful fundraising event. The Winter Fest included refreshments, games, and raffle prizes. All proceeds will be donated to the Yonkers Animal Shelter.
Presentation counts. Though your resume, education, and experience speak volumes on a job interview, your appearance also contributes to the full package. What you wear can have an impact on whether a potential employer sees you as a good fit for the job. This article shares some of the worst things to wear on a job interview so you know what to avoid.
With the first snowflakes of the season in our area earlier, The College of Westchester welcomed our Day College Winter semester students. During orientation students were greeted by our Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Warren Rosenberg, who encouraged students to follow their dreams, “Set a goal for the week, the month, the semester, and a goal for your life. Starting college won’t be easy, it shouldn’t be easy.
CW’s CIO, Kelly Walsh delivered a plenary session this week at the International Conference on Information and Education Technology 2016 (ICIET 2016). In his presentation entitled “Are You Ready for the Revolution? The Digitalization of Education is Happening,” Kelly examined the current state of numerous technology-enabled changes in education that are speeding the evolution of teaching, learning, and earning credentials, in schools across the world.
When January rolls around, many of us stop and reflect on how we want the coming year to be, what we want to accomplish, how we want to live, and what we want to do for others. We want the way to be open for ourselves. With that in mind, I’ve put together a popular phrase list for myself that I want to share here.
Sitting for an exam, whether online or in-person, can be difficult. Tommitrise Collins from Macon, Georgia has a tough decision to make when she found herself in labor at the time of a scheduled online exam. She impressed her family, friends, and hospital staff when she opted to take her psychology exam on her laptop while in the delivery ward. She ended up with a passing grade and a new baby girl. Talk about dedication!
With New Year’s Resolution season officially in swing, many of us are striking out to improve our work, health, and life. There will be a point, sooner or later, where challenges and stress threaten to drag us down and admit defeat. This is a normal part of life—no day is ever perfect, but the way we look at what’s around us and within us can impact the outcome we experience.