Excellence Factor

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CW Courses Are Worth It!
The College of Westchester ranked highest among all Westchester County undergraduate colleges and universities in Curriculum Value.*
*Source: April 2015 Brookings Institution report, Beyond College Ranking: A Value-Added Approach to Assessing Two- and Four-Year Schools.

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CW Receives Online Excellence Award
CW was the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Quality Matters (QM) “Making a Difference for Students” Award for online excellence in teaching, training, online observation, and online pedagogy and andragogy.

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CW is in the Top 25 Colleges of Phi Theta Kappa Chapters Worldwide
The College of Westchester was recognized as a member of the 2016 President’s List of Phi Theta Kappa.  Of the nearly 1300 chapters worldwide, CW Beta Pi Gamma is one of the top twenty-five chapters that received this recognition for its high membership acceptance rate.

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CW Students Selected as Prestigious i3 Scholars
Since 2012, CW has had ten students accepted to participate in the i3 Scholar Undergraduate Research Program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences. Only 25 students from across the country are selected each year!

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CW Students Participate in The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism
The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism has selected six CW students over the past three years to participate in its annual conference for undergraduate and graduate students at Clemson University. CISC is America’s first and only University-based teaching and research center dedicated to exploring the moral foundations of capitalism.

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CW Accounting Students in Top 5%
Available to only the top 5% of accounting students in the nation at their respective schools, 11 Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) scholarships have been awarded to CW accounting students over the past four years.

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CW Enactus Team is Rookie of the Year
Participating for the very first time, The CW Enactus team were awarded “Rookie of the Year” at the “United States National Exposition” regional competitions in Washington, D.C.

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CW Student Makes Cisco Dream Team
David Ortiz, Computer Network Administration graduate, was selected as one of only 30 students in the country to join the 2015 NBA/Cisco Dream Team. The College of Westchester is an official Cisco Networking Academy site in partnership with the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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CW in BCW Hall of Fame
The College Of Westchester was the 2016 recipient of the Family Owned Business Award and entered into the Hall of Fame of the Business Council of Westchester.

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CW Awarded by Yonkers CTE Advisory Council
CW received Business Partner of the Year Award from the Yonkers Career and Technical Education Advisory Council for its work with Roosevelt High School and its Early College Studies. The dual enrollment program serves RHS-ECS students on CW’s campus in credit-bearing Jump Start courses, and works closely with RHS-ECS faculty and students in its Business and Media Communications Studies program on a marketing campaign.