March

Allied Health Career Café

Friday, March 31, 2017

Career Services hosted an Allied Health Career Café where students had the opportunity to network with employers to discuss careers, including internships and full-time positions, as well as mentoring opportunities. Employers attending the event were Northwell Health, Westchester Medical Coder, Ability Beyond, Patient Care Associates, Alssaro Counseling Services, and Columbia Doctors.

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The End of the Semester is Approaching!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Cram Jam and Student Open House

We’re quickly approaching the end of the semester! As part of the preparations for finals, the Office of Academics helped students with the stress and provided hot breakfast. Students also had the opportunity to look ahead to next semester and make schedule changes, meet with Student Financial Services, and Commit to Complete their degree and graduating from CW. Stay calm and good luck everybody!

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The Adobe Education Exchange

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Photo: Tolleson.com

Over a year ago I learned that Adobe began providing a virtual school and library of resources that goes beyond articles and references that one would regularly find searching the Web. Located here, the site is organized and categorized into Self-Paced Workshops, Collaborative Courses, and Live Events. These are the main features in addition to the previously alluded to articles, references, and other available online resources.

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Marc Hess, Chairperson and Associate Professor, Digital Media

52 in 52: Class 11 - Ruta

Thursday, March 16, 2017

I was delighted to be invited to observe Professor Jyoti Ruta’s Seminar on Critical Thinking, a senior seminar course.  Every Tuesday, this class participates in a “fishbowl dinner party”, by being assigned to a topic with specific talking points and are provided with extensive research materials that give them all materials necessary to conduct a conversation.  Groups of 4 or 5 take turns covering various portions of the materials. 

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CW Celebrates Women's History Month

Monday, March 13, 2017

Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It’s celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. CW joined the celebrations and hosted an event to pay tribute to different women who contributed to the arts, sciences, and society around the world. Led by the Sisters United Club, students and Prof.

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Must-Have Tools for Digital Nomads

Monday, March 13, 2017

Working remotely or always on the go? This so-called Digital Nomad lifestyle can have its benefits (flexibility, the ability to be productive outside the office or classroom), but it’s certainly not without its challenges. Ever had your laptop die when you were in the middle of working on an important project you hadn’t saved yet? We’ve all been there.

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CW's Associate Provost Speaks at ACE Women's Event

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Dr. Joann Mulqueen, Associate Provost at CW recently participated in a panel discussion entitled, “Strategies to Build a Career in Higher Education: Tips and Techniques from Successful Women!” The event was hosted by the regional division of New York State’s ACE Women’s Network. Dr. Mulqueen and the other panelists shared their work experience and provided important insights and advice for creating a fulfilling and productive career in higher education.

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CW Tech Doctors

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Computer Network Administration (CNA) students participating in the Network Technologies Association (NTA) run and operate a computer repair service called the CW Tech Doctors. The CW Tech Doctors offer computer repair services to the CW community or anyone who needs help, especially CW students, faculty, and staff. Each semester a team of technicians is available to repair devices; from desktops to smart phones, from viruses to broken screens, CW Tech Doctors can fix it.

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52 in 52: Class 10 - Capellan

Thursday, March 2, 2017

I was delighted to attend Professor Andy Capellan’s Transformative Learning class.  Transformative Learning is the backbone of our CW Gateway courses, designed to help college freshmen succeed.  We talked about the 5 R’s of Learning; recite, repeat, rewrite, review and recall.  Prof Capellan made the class fun and informative.  He talked about being prepared to study, and named early morning as the A#1 time to have effective study.  Students should be:

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Mary Beth Del Balzo, CW President

CW Joins the Celebrations of Black History Month

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

As part of the celebrations to wrap up Black History Month, the National Association of Black Accountants’ club at CW, invited Michael Spencer to talk to our students, about his experience in the banking industry. Mr. Spencer is Vice President of Commercial Lending at TD Bank and has worked in residential and commercial banking in the Metro NY area for over 20 years.

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Use this Exercise to Plot your Next Career Move

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Many students take online courses to advance their careers. Sometimes they know exactly what their end-goal is, which can make their post-school career path more straightforward. Other times, though, it takes some exploring to figure out what to do next. Considering what will make you feel happy and fulfilled in your career is key to determining what you want and what steps will pave the way there.   

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52 in 52: Class 9 - Torres

Thursday, March 2, 2017

I was invited to attend Professor Max Torres’ Accounting for Managers class.  The class walked through the steps of recording Accounting Transactions.  They reviewed a Trial Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Owners Equity, and Balance Sheet. 

We then covered how to explore taking out a loan for business or personal use.

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Mary Beth Del Balzo, CW President