CW News

Operation Backpack: Empowering Youngsters Throughout Westchester

Monday, September 10, 2018
Backpack Drive Hosted by Sisters United

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.

NY Liberty Legend, Swin Cash Delivers Inspirational Talk to CW Students

Monday, July 30, 2018
NY Liberty Legend Swin Cash

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. 

The Good Flavor of Victory

Monday, June 25, 2018
Naika Sant Preux, Graduate Speaker

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.

Students Accepted into Prestigious i3 Program

Thursday, June 21, 2018
i3 Scholars

CW Students Amy Castillo, Naika Saint Preux, and Desiree Scretching were selected to participate in the i3 Scholar Undergraduate Research Program at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences. The undergraduate program, supported in part by the Andrew W.

The MOMentum that took 42 years to generate

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Marie Russo Student Speaker 102nd Commencement Ceremony

Being a mom is supposed to be all sunshine, rainbows, and gifts, but it certainly wasn’t the case for Marie Russo over four decades ago, “I was forced to leave high school due to my pregnancy. I was given up on, thrown away, told I had ruined my life and would never amount to anything.”

Students of the Semester

Friday, June 8, 2018
Winter Day College Students of the Semester

Left in Photo: Joseph Gonzalez
Right in Photo: Abraham Lamboy

Congratulations to our Winter 2018 Students of the Semester, Joseph Gonzalez and Abraham Lamboy!