Dr. Karen Cox to Address Excelsior College Commencement

Karen Cox, RN, PhD, FACHE, FAAN, an Excelsior College graduate and renowned leader in the health care and nursing fields will address... [read more]

Excelsior College secures $300,000 Kresge Foundation grant to improve writing skills of low income and underrepresented students

Excelsior College, a private, nonprofit, online college in Albany, New York has secured a two-year, $300,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation to... [read more]

Collaborative for Quality in Alternative Learning white paper released for public comment

The Presidents’ Forum, in partnership with the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), will host the Collaborative for Quality in Alternative Learning (CQAL)... [read more]

National Adult Learner Coalition Created to Advance Student Success

Download: Strengthening America’s Economy By Expanding Educational Opportunities for Working Adults Washington, D.C., February 6th, 2017 – Today, four major associations join... [read more]

Excelsior Theses Series: Frank Lockhart and the Land Speed Record

The Latin translation of Excelsior is “higher” or “ever upward.”  John Bayer of Virginia Beach is in many ways, an embodiment of... [read more]

Degree path is made easier

Excelsior’s efforts designed to help police, recruits In the past few months, several male police recruits have become new fathers, according Rocco... [read more]

Older Americans Went Back To School During The Recession. Did It Pay Off?

When Ed Morneault returned to college in 2011, two months before his 40th birthday, he didn’t just want a bachelor’s degree —... [read more]

Excelsior College a “Best for Vets” institution for the seventh time in a row

Excelsior College has been recognized as a “Best for Vets” College for the seventh consecutive year by Military Times. The eighth annual... [read more]

Dr. James Baldwin appointed President of Excelsior College

Dr. James N. Baldwin has been named president of Excelsior College, the institution announced today. Baldwin had been serving as the College’s... [read more]

Dr. Robert Mendenhall Awarded Top Honor by Presidents’ Forum

On Wednesday, October 19, Dr. Robert Mendenhall, President Emeritus of Western Governors University, was recognized with the 2016 “Champions of E-Learning Award... [read more]

Laurie Carbo-Porter named acting dean, School of Health Sciences at Excelsior College

Laurie Carbo-Porter, PhD, RN has assumed the role of acting dean of the School of Health Sciences at Excelsior College, the private,... [read more]

Excelsior provost Hanner steps aside, Sopczyk named interim

Dr. James Baldwin, acting president of Excelsior College, has issued the following statement: Earlier this month our Provost Dr. Mary Beth Hanner... [read more]

ITT Tech students get help

Excelsior College has agreed to provide a free transcript evaluation so prospective students can see how many of their credits would transfer... [read more]

Serving the underserved: Scaling out services to at-risk students

The benefits of a college degree are inarguable — college graduates make more money, have better job prospects, commit less crime, lead... [read more]

Video: Keylla Capote on the challenge of being a first generation college student

Keylla Capote, a 2016 BSN graduate of Excelsior College, discusses her experiences as a first generation college student.... [read more]

Excelsior College School of Nursing designated a “Center of Excellence in Nursing Education” for the fourth consecutive time

Following a rigorous peer-review process, Excelsior College’s School of Nursing has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by... [read more]

Excelsior offers lifeline to students impacted by Dowling College shutdown

Excelsior College is one of six colleges which have agreed to accept students from Dowling College, a failing Long Island institution which... [read more]

Video: Hannah Lynch on challenges facing “first generation” college students

Hannah Lynch, a Student Success Coach at Excelsior College, discusses her work with first-generation college students.... [read more]

Video: Strengthening Communities by Bridging Health and Economic Development

As part of the Nyquist Leadership Series, Excelsior College brought together experts from across the country for a panel discussion exploring the... [read more]