The members of the WCC community continue to share the international concern about the outbreak in West Africa of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (Ebola), a severe, often fatal, viral illness. Despite a handful of imported cases and two U.S acquired cases of healthcare workers, the risk of Ebola transmission in the U.S and more specifically the risk to the WCC community remains low. However, we are constantly monitoring the CDC, The Westchester County Department of Health and SUNY advisories.
All travelers returning from affected countries are required to contact their local/state public health departments on arrival at their final destinations. The local health departments will contact the traveler daily for three weeks to assess health status including temperature checks. In addition, Nancy Zimpher, SUNY Chancellor is requesting all campus to take additional precautionary measures as well. One of those measures involves travel surveillance.
In preparation for the winter break and given the situation in West Africa and our responsibility to protect the health of the community, Westchester Community College is requesting:
Please share this communication broadly. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Janice Gilroy at Westchester Community College Health Services: 914-606-6610.
You may still add Late Start extension center classes to your fall schedule. https://mywcc.sunywcc.edu/
Our pilot program to reduce paper waste was so successful that we are making it permanent. Students will be given a $25.00 printing credit; if necessary, they may request a credit for an additional $25.00 of printing. Click here for details.
Our Virginia Marx Children’s Center was just reaccredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children. Congratulations! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj1iVCeKijI&list=UUGrf45DsSznddT4mlJPnJ0A
The new Student Handbook is now available online. Click here to view the latest version.
See our new Smart Arts 2014-2015 cultural events calendar. Click here for the latest brochure.
Congratulations May 2014 Graduates!
Your diploma is ready for pick up in the Registrar’s Office.
Please bring photo ID.
The Registrar’s Office is located in the Admin. Bldg., Room 107.
Our office hours are Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. -7:30 p.m
Regular Friday hours after 08/12/14 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Any outstanding hold placed on your account by either the Bursar’s Office or the Financial Aid Office must to be resolved with those offices before your degree can be released.
We are exhibiting a photography show that evolved from Warwick, New York resident Francesco Mastalia’s 17,000 miles of travel in the Hudson Valley with his large format wooden camera. He visited 100 farmers specializing in organic production. He documented the individuals at the helm of the growing sustainable local food movement using the historic photographic process of wet plate collodion. The exhibition is on display at the Center for the Arts at Westchester County Center at 196 Central Avenue in White Plains through July 31. Exhibit hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Our own Robyn Austin was the winner of the national Single Stop video contest! She received a $1,000 award. In the video, she describes the support she received from the college’s chapter of Single Stop. Single Stop offers free public benefits screening and application assistance, health insurance enrollment services, tax return preparation, one-on-one financial counseling, and legal services. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzTH5uPpkwE&list=UUGrf45DsSznddT4mlJPnJ0A