Student Affairs at CWE

Welcome!

Dear Students,

The Office of Student Affairs @ CWE is committed to ensuring the professional development and well-being of all CWE students during this pandemic.The physical office will remain closed until further notice. During the fall 2020 semester, the office will continue to operate remotely and is available to all students seeking information and assistance via email and phone.

Our services include career counseling: help with resumes and cover letters; assistance with job search and job interviews; information about graduate school and assistance with the application process; scholarship opportunities. We also offer a CWE Alumni Mentoring Program geared to help you navigate college and beyond.

Feel free to contact Sophia Demetriou at sdemetriou@ccny.cuny.edu  with any questions or concerns.

OUR MISSION

  • Student Affairs at the Center for Worker Education
  • supports the academic mission of  City College and the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies by focusing its services and programs on advancing students’ academic achievement and persistence to graduation.
  • is dedicated to fostering an environment that promotes the academic, personal, and professional goals of adult learners.
  • is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all students in and outside the classroom

OUR GOALS

  • To create innovative, integrated and comprehensive programs and services for all CWE students
  • To advance the goals of human development, life-long learning, the attainment of self-awareness, and self-advocacy as well as to cultivate civic responsibility
  • To help students navigate the campus and its resources

OUR STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

  • Expanding Outreach
  • Developing Community
  • Creating Professional Networks

 

Student Affairs @CWE


Programming & Events

CWE Student Raffle : To celebrate the new semester, Student Affairs hosts a raffle at the beginning of the every semester. Students interested in the raffle must answer cwe trivia questions. Raffle prizes include CCNY & CWE memorabilia including tee shirts, key chains, lanyards, and other items. 

Student Affairs CWE Alumni Mentoring Program: The mentoring program was created to provide new and returning students the opportunity to connect with CWE alumni from diverse professional backgrounds. Mentors help students to transition smoothly into college; clarify their goals and expectations; and develop personally and professionally.

Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society: It is the oldest and largest chapter-based honor society for full-time and part-time adult learners who demonstrate academic excellence. Our local chapter is Sigma Alpha Kappa.

Graduation Programming:

  • • Senior Orientations
  • • Graduate Salute
  • • Latin Honors
  • • Cap Design Contest

Graduate School Fair: Hosted in the fall, it attracts leading graduate programs in the metropolitan area to campus.

Holiday Clothing Drive


 

Professional Development:

Whether students are at the beginning of their studies or close to graduation,  Student Affairs services include assistance with career skills development including: writing effective resumes and cover letters; developing successful job search strategies;  mastering the job interview;  and creating successful networking strategies

Meeting Dates Click here. 

Graduate School

We also provide guidance with graduate school planning and support with the application process.

 

Scholarships

Student Affairs is also a resource for students seeking scholarship information and assistance. Scholarship workshops are also offered.

Walk-In Hour

The Office has a no-appointment required hour every Monday in the Student Lounge.    

Workshops

A Fall & Spring Training Calendar of hour-long and mini express workshops is available each semester.

Individualized Counseling

Career counseling is provided in  individualized, one-on-one  private sessions. Appointments are required.

Benny’s Campus Store

The CWE Benny’s Campus Store, selling a limited selection of items and gifts, is located in room 7-73. Students can shop for outerwear, hats, drinkware, and decals/stickers.

CWE Alumni Mentoring Program

THE CWE STUDENT AFFAIRS

ALUMNI MENTORING PROGRAM
 Keeping students inspired and on track

The Student Affairs Alumni Mentoring Program was created to provide first semester new or returning students the opportunity to connect with CWE alumni professionals from diverse backgrounds and career fields.

The CWE Student Affairs Alumni Mentoring Program is a voluntary, selective program that helps students identify a mentor who will work with them to:

  • transition smoothly into college
  • clarify their goals and expectations and
  • develop personally and professionally

OUR VISION
Forging singular, purposeful relationships that inspire students to persist and achieve

OUR MISSION
Empowering and engaging students to succeed by creating an encouraging and supportive environment that fosters community

THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Eligibility: 
Students interested in having a mentor, must complete an application form and resume. Admission is not automatic.

The Process: All applications will be reviewed by the program director. The program is designed so that the student selects their mentor based on profiles submitted by the alumni mentors. Students will be contacted by the program director and informed about their status. Students are required to make the first contact with their mentors. The mentoring relationship is for one semester but may be extended.  The extension is determined by the mentor.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Program Director, Sophia Demetriou:  sdemetriou@ccny.cuny.edu /"> sdemetriou@ccny.cuny.edu / 212 925-6625  X201

CONTACT INFORMATION

Sophia Demetriou, PHD

Executive Director

sdemetriou@ccny.cuny.edu

212 925-6625 X201

Center for Worker Education-Room 7-73

Last Updated: 01/10/2023 16:51