The Women's Center
The Center offers women a welcoming, supportive environment in which to explore educational, professional, and lifestyle issues. It is an ideal place to meet and network with other students who are also working towards a successful transition to college.
The centers hours are:
|Monday - Friday
||9:00A.M. - 5:00 P.M.|
Marine and Academic Center
|Frances Robinson, LMSW|
What Is The Center For Women ?
The Center provides women a place to gather, socialize, network and examine the transitioning lifestyles that will allow them to develop to their fullest potential.
What activities does the Center support?
The Center co-sponsors (in association with departments, programs and clubs), lectures, workshops, seminars and peer support groups that include: sexual harassment, domestic violence, stress management, legal issues, assertiveness training and leadership skills, health & wellness, financial planning and budgeting, parenting, career counseling and mentoring. Support groups are formed in response to students’ needs and schedules.
- Speakers and discussion groups on relevant topics of concern to women and non-traditional students
- Special programs, projects, seminars and workshops
- Lending library
- Open house for all students each semester
- Women’s support groups
- Current events discussions, mid-life issues and single parenting
- Individual personal and life transition counseling
- Brochures and information relating to women’s issues
- Information about women’s study courses and women’s issues
The Center offers and co-sponsors in association with departments, programs and clubs, lectures, workshops, seminars and support groups concerning the issures of women and non-traditional students.
- Sexual Harassment
- Domestic Violence
- Stress and Time Management
- Legal issues
- Assertiveness and Leadership Training
- Health and Wellness
- Referrals for Financial Planning
- Career-related issues
The Center for Women offers support and services to those students who are encountering life transitions. Through our on-going services we encourage retention and academic success for women and non-traditional students by providing specialized support programs and referrals to community resources for identifiable populations including re-entry, low-income and special services. We help our students identify and foster an awareness of the possibilities for academic success and positive personal development.
The Women’s Center
Upcoming Events October 2014
*Women’s Support Group
Every Wednesday Beginning October 1st
11:30-12:30 Room M382
*Immigrant Women Support Group
Friday’s From October 10th thru October 24th
11:00-12:30 Room M382
Discussions will focus on supporting one another and sharing resources available to immigrant women.
*Healthy Relationship Workshop
Tuesday, October 21st
11:30-12:30 Room M239
This workshop will explore various forms of abusive relationships and provide information aimed at improving one’s ability to make healthier decisions when choosing a partner!
*Empowering Parents Workshop (Part 2)
Wednesday, October 22nd
11:30-12:30 Room M239
This workshop will focus on building self-esteem in your child, exploring free or
low cost community resources, universal Pre-K and more!
*Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Workshop
Thursday, October 23rd
11:30-12:30 Room V219
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness: This workshop will focus on breast and ovarian cancer education, awareness and empowerment.
*For more information or to reserve space for your class contact the
Women’s Center/Room M382 or call 718-368-4700
I look forward to seeing you!