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Announcement: Earn 3 college credits this summer as a high school student. Fun Summer Courses!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

For students looking to get ahead this summer, the College of Westchester is offering the CW Summer Exploration Academy for Entering High School Juniors and Seniors

. This 3 College Credit Course costs $349

 and includes:

-Excellent CW Faculty

-Four Field Trips (admission, transportation & lunch)
—Last year’s field trips included, The Body Worlds: PULSE exhibit, Wall Street Experience Tour, Sony Wonder
Technology Lab, and Google NYC.

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CW Supports Local NAMI Chapter

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

On Saturday, May 21st, The College of Westchester walked to support our local NAMI chapter (National Alliance on Mental Illness).

The CW team joined over 500 people and is proud to be able to raise awareness for NAMI, whose mission is advocating for access to services, treatment, support, research, and continual raising awareness on mental illness.

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8 Myth Busters about Sodium. Take Dr. Wright-Shingler's Quiz!

Friday, May 13, 2016

Have you been thinking about reducing the sodium in your diet for yourself and your family. Here's a quick quiz to see how much you know about Sodium.  

1. There is a direct relationship between sodium intake and blood pressure.  True or False. 

2. How much sodium does the body need daily?

a. 1000mg

b. 2300mg

c. 200mg

d. None of the above

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Westchester Community College Signs Transfer Articulation Agreement with The College of Westchester

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Westchester Community College, Signing, Agreement, Articulation Agreement

WCC President (left): Dr. Belinda S. Miles
CW President (right): Mary Beth Del Balzo

Westchester Community College and The College of Westchester have collaborated on a new pathway to bachelor’s degree studies. An articulation between the two colleges was announced at a press conference on the Valhalla campus of Westchester Community College on Thursday, May 12. 

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CW Faculty Participate as Judges for the Tri County Science and Technology Fai

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The College of Westchester Faculty Participate as Judges for the Tri County Science and Technology Fair.

CW faculty members, Dr. Grace Bonanno, Paula Cancro, Dr. Daishia Howard, Dr. Chris Nwosisi and Dr. Shamva Wright-Shingler served as judges at the Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Tri County Science and Technology Fair organized by The Putnam Children’s Discovery Center, Inc. (PCDC), a volunteer organization.

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Spring Clean Your Workspace

Monday, May 9, 2016
workspace, online students, spring-cleaning, schedule, online degree, organization

Though online students have the ability to work from almost anywhere, having a designated workspace can be helpful to improve focus and productivity. Like any space you spend a significant amount of time in, the condition and degree of organization can affect your mood, your concentration, and your energy-all important to success when pursuing an online degree.

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8 Suggestions for Interview Attire by Industry

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!  Most likely you will be interviewing in the industry of your choice.  Like it or not, we all are judged by how we look.  Monster.com shares suggestions for what to wear depending on the industry and the job you are hoping to land.

Visit the article here.


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May is High Blood Pressure Awareness Month

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

For Starters: 

Sodium (salt) and Your Health

Sodium is an essential mineral for health. Did you know that the average American is eating almost twice (if not more) the amount that our body needs. Too much sodium can lead to come serious health issues, including high blood pressure. 

Sodium is regulated in the body by our kidneys and it helps to control our body's fluid balance.

How does sodium affect our heart?

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