October

Nail the Handshake

Thursday, October 27, 2016

A large percentage of our work and communication may take place electronically, but computers can’t do everything. One essential part of any job interview or networking interaction that technology has as yet to replace: the handshake.

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CW’s CIO Discusses How Colleges Can promote Success Right on Students’ Smartphones

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The smartphone has become ubiquitous on college campuses. According to Kelly Walsh, Chief Information Office at The College of Westchester, “a number of applications have come to market that integrate with student information systems and learning management systems, allowing for truly individualized integration and engagement.”

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Stop Procrastinating—Now!

Monday, October 17, 2016

When we’re juggling a lot, it’s natural that we’ll focus on certain tasks and projects more than others.  However, sometimes it’s all too easy to keep putting off what we don’t want to do or are intimidated by. Whatever the reason, procrastination can put a damper on our productivity and hold us back at work or in school.

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Thursday, October 13, 2016

From mid-September to mid-October the U.S. National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the vibrant culture of Latin American countries. The Hispanic Heritage month is a time for celebrating the culture, art, and achievements of Hispanic people. Organized by the Office of Academics, CW joined the celebrations at the Student Center. Students enjoyed traditional food from Latin America, as well as a presentation by the Just Dance Crew.

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Congratulations to the Spring Day Students of the Semester!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Alejandra Rojas (Associate)
Alejandra is a Business Administration Associate degree student with a 4.0 cumulative GPA, having achieved President’s List recognition. She will be earning her degree next August and is planning to continue on for her BBA at CW. As part of her future plans, Alejandra wants to become a lawyer or a marketing manager. She absolutely loves CW, says it feels like home here and is enjoying her entire experience so far.

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Banish These Words From Your Email Vocabulary

Friday, October 7, 2016

Email is an essential part of how we communicate. Whether it’s in our personal life, in the workplace, or in a school setting, the words we use have a huge impact on how people perceive us.

Often, in an attempt to be polite or not overstep boundaries, we overuse qualifier or filler words. Have you ever sent an email in which you had to “just” “try” to say something you “probably” felt a little uncomfortable about and “maybe” even apologized for something like asking a question?

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Tips for Overwhelmed Adult Online Students

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Now that we’re well into Back-to-School season, the excitement of a fresh start is beginning to wane as reality, complete with assignments, exams, and other deadlines, sets in. It’s completely normal for some students to feel overwhelmed and nervous, especially if this is their first online course or first time taking a course in a long time.

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