Student Affairs at CCNY CWE

Welcome to Student Affairs

Student affairs is committed to supporting students with connections, resources, and tools for achieving personal and professional success.


Our Services:

Career Advisement, Graduate School Preparation, Events Acknowledging Excellence, Scholarships and Awards, Emergency Grants and Loans, Senior Year Programming, and Civic Engagement.

Our Strategic Priorities:
  • Expanding Outreach
  • Developing Community
  • Creating Professional Networks

A Message from our Director

Dear Students,

The Office of Student Affairs at the Center for Worker Education (CWE) is committed to ensuring the professional development and well-being of all students. Our services include: career counseling; help with resumes and cover letters; assistance with job searches and interviews; information about graduate schools and assistance with the application process; and scholarship opportunities. We also offer a CWE Alumni Mentoring Program designed to help you transition into college and beyond.

Please feel free to contact me at  if you have any questions or concerns.

Dr. Sophia Demetriou, Students Affairs Director at the Center for Worker Education

Our Services

Career Advisement
Through individual appointments and workshops, Student Affairs helps students to clarify goals and identify pathways to more meaningful and satisfying careers. attention is also placed on developing  career knowledge, skills and competencies critical to professional success.

Graduate School Preparation
Providing one-on-one support and guidance to students thinking about graduate studies. Student Affairs workshops include: Admissions, Preparation, and Writing the Personal Statement

Events Acknowledging Excellence
Student Affairs oversees Latin Honors Ceremony and has established a local chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, the national honors society for adult learners.

Scholarships and Awards
Students at the Center for Worker Education are provided with information and assistance in identifying and applying for numerous internal and external scholarships, and offering one-on-one guidance and information sessions.

Emergency Grants and Loans
Student Affairs provides information about emergency loans and grants to students seeking tuition assistance,

Senior Year Programming
Student Affairs sponsors a Senior Orientation for graduating students in the Fall and Spring semesters. The orientation provides important information about graduation requirements and protocols as well as events such as Graduate Salute. The office also offers support services to ensure a smooth transition to career-community-graduate study.

Civic Engagement
To promote awareness of opportunities to make a difference, develop skills and values toward "purposeful engagement." Student Affairs provides opportunities to contribute and learn through volunteering and participation in special events.

CWE Alumni Mentoring Program

Could you benefit from having a mentor?

We all need a coach to connect with. Someone who can help us achieve our goals.

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. It is a voluntary, selective program that helps students identify a mentor.

An alumni mentor can help you with:

  • Balancing college, work, and family
  • Goal setting: help setting and achieving goals; help with your career by developing new perspectives and a plan for success
  • Managing stress and expectations
  • Providing encouragement, motivation; developing self-confidence
  • Networking connections
  • Serving as a sounding board to bounce ideas off of

Whether you are a new or returning student, the Alumni Mentoring Program can provide you the support and guidance you need to succeed as well as the opportunity to explore and exchange information relevant to your college and career aspirations, interests, and goals.

Keeping students inspired and on track.

To apply, please contact Dr. Sophia Demetriou, Students Affairs at


Fall 2023 Events & Workshops:

Click on the flyer to view more details, and HERE to explore all the events at the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education.

Last Updated: 02/07/2024 18:24