January

Best States for your Job Search

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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.

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Winter Fest at CW

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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.

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What Not to Wear on a Job Interview

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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.

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CW Welcomes New Day College Students

Friday, January 15, 2016

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.

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CW Participates at ICIET 2016

Thursday, January 14, 2016

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.

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Student Took Online Course While in Labor

Monday, January 11, 2016

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!

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How Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Work and Life

Monday, January 4, 2016

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.

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