March

93-year-old Finally Gets High School Diploma

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

In case you’ve ever wondered whether it’s too late to go back to school and complete or further your education, it’s not. 93-year-old Dorothy Huston finally receiver diploma from North High School in Akron, Ohio. In 1942, when she was a senior, Huston was expelled after it was discovered she’d secretly married husband John after he was called into the Air Corps in World War II. Huston went on to have five children and serve as a mentor for young people.

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Spring into Wellness

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

“Spring is the perfect time to take the first step to go back into wellness,” said Allied Health student Christina. “If you don’t feel healthy you won’t be able to do anything… today we’re promoting being healthy.”

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Online College: An option for all ages

Monday, March 21, 2016

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Students fresh out of high school represent only a portion of those who enroll in online college courses. There are many reasons they might take online and hybrid courses: For some, it suits their learning style or schedule. The flexibility may be key for those juggling family and work obligations. These courses may also appeal to those looking enhance their job search or transition to a new career.

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Learning With Fun at the BBA Games

Monday, March 14, 2016

The Office of Bachelor Studies & Returning Students collaborated with Prof. Paula Cancro’s Project Management class to put together an interactive and informative event called The BBA Games. The setup included 5 different stations where current BBA students informed other students about the benefits of the BBA program. Every station had traditional games intended to have fun, but also to educate students about the benefits of the program. The event included free popcorn and raffles.

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Managing Your Career Portfolio

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

CW’s Dean of Faculty, Stacy Larson participated at the recent The New York State American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network panel, entitled “Managing Your Career Portfolio… Get Out in Front of the Competition!” The event was hosted at Concordia College and included other 5 panelists from other institutions in our area.

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Peace on Earth

Monday, March 7, 2016

With all of the discord and danger we find, especially in the past two decades of war, terror, oppression and prejudice, I find myself attracted to expressions of peace, more and more every day.

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Mary Beth Del Balzo, CW President

Get Set for Daylight Savings

Monday, March 7, 2016

This coming Sunday, March 13, marks the beginning of Daylight Savings time for 2016. Remember to set your clocks ahead. If you find yourself frustrated with having trouble getting up in the morning or finding yourself more tired than usual come 8 pm, keep in mind that it's totally normal to have a hard time adjusting those first few days.

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