Proud moments for friends and family as their loved ones are inducted at CW’s recent Honors Ceremony; 25 students into Sigma Beta Delta, 20 in Phi Theta Kappa and 10 in the CW Baccalaureate Honors program.
The College of Westchester congratulates Garwayne McGregor on receiving the Dr. Quiester Craig Fellowship Award from Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society. Garwayne is a recent graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
The College of Westchester welcomed our Day College Fall semester students. During orientation, students were greeted by our Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Warren Rosenberg. Students also had the opportunity to meet with their professors, get their student ID’s, and ‘Commit 2 Complete’ their degree. Following orientation, admissions hosted a BBQ that included games, music by CW Alum DJ Smooth, and a photo booth.
Do you remember your first day of school? You were filled with excitement and apprehension for the year ahead. You were also nervous to meet your classmates and teacher. Your new backpack was stuffed with supplies, and your coolest clothes were laid out.
Swin says, “Sometimes we’re too scared to step outside of the box, or that comfort zone trying to gain the knowledge or the relationships that we need. So my advice to you is always get comfortable being uncomfortable. If your personality is very reserved and you don’t like speaking in front of people or you don’t necessarily know how to network, that’s not a bad thing. But you still have to figure out how to get comfortable with things that make you uncomfortable.
College graduation is a bittersweet moment in the life of a young adult. The excitement of embarking on a new adventure as a working professional is tempered by the sadness of parting ways with friends and, faculty, and staff who won’t soon be forgotten. But for Naika Saint Preux, her college degree has only one flavor, the good flavor of victory, “CW treated me like family since the first visit and they never stopped believing in me.