October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and once again, the Allied Health Club wanted to end the month on a positive note. The Student Center was decorated in pink and there were several items and food for sale. Students, staff, and faculty members wore something pink as well.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
A wide range of job opportunities were available at the Fall Job Fair organized by the Office of Career Services. Companies and organizations attended the event looking for the best and brightest candidates of CW. “I had the pleasure of hiring and training Fabio in the past, a former CW student.
Chairpersons of the different programs at CW spoke to students in their 4th and 5th semester about the benefits of pursuing a Bachelor’s degree. Dr.
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.
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?
With a new format that allowed students to engage with the different clubs at CW, ‘Club Day’ was a total success. Students had the opportunity to walk around the Student Center, ask questions, and sign up to those clubs that looked more appealing to them.
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.