“United We Stand For Japan” Fundraiser

April 14, 2011
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Plaza College
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 www.plazacollege.edu    (718) 779-6199
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The “United We Stand For Japan” fundraiser turned out to be a huge success!

Contributions added up to a little over $1100. With the donation from the Callahan family,  $1600 will be sent over to The Salvation Army’s Japan initiative!

This good of a turnout would be impossible if it wasn’t for the officers and members of DECA, Alpha Sigma Lambda, and the Student Affairs Committee. Also can’t forget all the members who decorated and sold food/raffle tickets all day long.

In the words of Professor Howle…
“To those of you who donated food, baked goods, worked, purchased …. – words just can’t express how grateful we are. I hope you know how far your donations will reach.”

If you missed the drawing for the raffle ticket winners…

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*Winner of the Broadway tickets*
JANET HILL
*Winner of the book Journey to Beloved signed by Oprah Winfrey* 
KATRINA MARTIN
*Winner of the $50 gift certificate to Armando’s* 
JESSENIA DIAZ


** Winners, please pick up your prizes this week!**



Job well done for Plaza College. They have truly shown that they are a generous and dedicated community!


Plaza College is now Social Networking

        # 202, 74-09 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372           
 www.plazacollege.edu    (718) 779-6199 
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New York, April 14th, 2011 – Plaza College, the college for business and medical careers, is now involved with all Socal networking platforms such as, FacebookTwitterFour Square, etc.

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Expanding our Social Media will now give everyone opportunity to interact with Plaza College first hand. Plaza College will be announcing the latest news, information, and events on
Four Square and Twitter, as well as up to date information on Facebook. If you have not already done so, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and gain access to the latest news and information from Plaza College on our Blog. It has never been so easy to receive news, facts, specials, and much more!



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For additional information from Plaza College, please contact us at (718) 779-6199.
More information about admissions, careers, and more at Plaza College  is available on our website.

Guess Who Was Named Queens Person of The Week?

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Plaza College’s very own Professor Jonathan Howle is named Queens person of the week and well deserved at that.
There’s no doubt that there are only good things to say about Professor Howle. To sum up the interview on NY1 it was said that Professor Howle is  always lending a helping hand and going beyond the call of duty as a professor always giving 110%.
To say you can go to Professor Howle for anything is and understatement. He has reached into his own pocket to lend out money to a student in  need. How many professors do you know that do that?
He plays an active role on campus and his community and gets all of his drive from hisstudents who he says he can’t do anything without.
I think we can all agree with Charles Callahan- director of strategy of Plaza collegewhen says  he has a quality you don’t find in many professors. A big  congratulations to Professor Howle!
If only there were more professors like Jonathon Howle,  great pick for Queens Person of the Week!
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Don’t Stress Over Finals!

April 12, 2011

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                                                      Plaza College                                                                                    # 202, 74-09 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372                                                                    www.plazacollege.edu    (718) 779-6199 
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Finals are here and I’m sure most of you are under a lot of pressure. It’s important to prepare and do well this time of the year but keep in mind it’s also very important to limit stress and have a clear state of mind.

The first step in any final exam study strategy should always start with keeping your stress in check. Below are some tips that any student should keep in mind, final exam week or not.

1) Never focus on being stressed
Focusing on being stressed will only make matters worse. Rather than focusing on how many exams you need to take, how much studying needs to be done, focus on how to limit the stress and workload. Get organized and focused. Set up a schedule for yourself and make sure to take breaks!

2) Get a sufficient amount of sleep
Balancing every day life and school can be tough. It’s very important to get enough sleep so you’re always sharp. Most adults need between 7 and 8 hours of sleep.

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3) Eat the right food It’s not only important to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner on a regular schedule, but it’s also important to eat the right kinds of foods that will keep you satisfied and alert throughout the day. Also keep in mind if you have a full day of exams ahead, always keep healthy snacks and water available so you never feel tired and hungry.



4) Set aside some quiet time
School and life’s other frustrations are guaranteed to take up your time and sometimes wear on your emotions so it’s important to set aside some time to just relax. That means without any distractions such as cell phones, roommates, or crowds. It can really make a huge difference on stress levels when you stop and take a moment to relax in a quiet place.

5) Get the help you need
Finals can be tough but one guarantee is that there are always professors or other students willing to help. Instead of dwelling on what you can’t handle, never hesitate to ask for help.
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Keeping these tips in mind throughout the week should help keep your stress in check. Stay focused and relaxed… Good luck!



Welcome To The Plaza College Blog

April 11, 2011

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                                                        Plaza College

        # 202, 74-09 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372           
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Need information on the latest news, information and events at Plaza College? You’ve come to the right place.

Below you’ll find the schedule of events for the month of April: Check back often for updates!


Student Services’ Events:
Monday, April 4- April 15: Late Registration through the Office of Student Services
April 8-April 17 – Final Exams Begin
April 18-May 3 – Intersession
Wednesday, May 4, 2011– Classes for Day and Extended-Day Divisions
Schedules for Add/Exchange of Programs will be posted once classes begin.
Upcoming Events:
Friday, June 17 at 9:00 a.m– Graduation at Queens College
If you have any questions or concerns, we would be glad to help! Make sure to come back soon and check us out on Facebook & Twitter!
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Spring Clean Your Online Image

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                                                       Plaza College

        # 202, 74-09 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372           
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PhotobucketThe term spring cleaning might ring a bell to clean your room, store away winter clothes, maybe sell your old textbooks? Have you thought that this spring may be a good idea to not only clean your room but to spruce up your online image? It’s inevitable that your Facebook page can make or break your image online but most importantly offline. If you’re not in the process of job searching, it’s likely that you will be soon. Now is the time to clean up your Facebook page and tidy up your online image. When you submit your resume, I’m sure your Facebook page doesn’t cross your mind…but it should! Facebook is the first place businesses are looking to get the low down on you! It’s time to take down those embarrassing photos and tweak your privacy settings. Do a Google search of your name. Basically, clean up anything that could be creating a negative impression! You should also update your LinkedIn account and network with other college students at your school and business professionals in your field of study. The time of year for spring cleaning is here so clean your online image up! Oh yeah..and don’t forget to clean your room!
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Spring Clean Your Online Image

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Plaza College
# 202, 74-09 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
www.plazacollege.edu    (718) 779-6199

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The term spring cleaning might ring a bell to clean your room, store away winter clothes, maybe sell your old textbooks? Have you thought that this spring may be a good idea to not only clean your room but to spruce up your online image? It’s inevitable that your Facebook page can make or break your image online but most importantly offline. If you’re not in the process of job searching, it’s likely that you will be soon. Now is the time to clean up your Facebook page and tidy up your online image. When you submit your resume, I’m sure your Facebook page doesn’t cross your mind…but it should! Facebook is the first place businesses are looking to get the low down on you! It’s time to take down those embarrassing photos and tweak your privacy settings. Do a Google search of your name. Basically, clean up anything that could be creating a negative impression! You should also update your LinkedIn account and network with other college students at your school and business professionals in your field of study. The time of year for spring cleaning is here so clean your online image up! Oh yeah..and don’t forget to clean your room!




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