[Officer Dixon looks on as a student practices R.A.D. techniques on Officer Rogowski]If you're looking for Officer Catherine Dixon, don't look too hard... you won't have to. Officer Dixon is also QCC's Community Outreach Coordinator and she can be found working hands-on with the students, staff and faculty on pretty much any given day.
Hirul and Dilip Patel
You many have heard people discuss the special bond that often happens between a father and daughter. For many, the bond is something that cannot accurately be described but is nonetheless unbreakable.
You were cut off in traffic on your way home from work after a stressful day. You finally get home to relax and you find an accident by your dog and a stack of bills by the front door….is it Friday yet?
Time to decompress! Go out and dig in the dirt! In fact, taking a moment to stop and smell the roses might just be good for your health. Studies have shown that gardening can help fight stress better than many other types of stress-reducing activities, not to mention it’s a great form of exercise!
The classes are done, graduation has come and gone, and now you’re in it to win it as you start your new job. Are you ready? Unsure what you should know? Fear not…it’s National Business Etiquette Week (June 3-9). Business Etiquette is basically proper manners in the business world. Following good business etiquette practices can sometimes mean the difference between scaling that workplace ladder or tumbling to the ground and getting stuck in a dead-end job.
Transitioning effectively from college to a career is crucial in the workplace. For some students, the ability to learn those skills in a cooperative education setting will give students a chance to work in their field, gain professional experience and allows them time to make meaningful adjustments to academic and career plans.
Recent QCC graduate Stephanie Teixeira has been elected as the Community College Segmental Advisor to the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education. In her new role, she will represent Massachusetts’s 15 community colleges on the Board of Higher Education in an advisory capacity, and as an ex officio member of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) for the 2018-2019 academic period.