Were you seen? Nyquist Leadership Series on Open Education and College Readiness

On October 18, policy makers, advocates, and researchers convened in Albany, New York for the Nyquist Leadership Series event: Creating College-Ready Students... [read more]

Excelsior College, Polk State College Secure National Science Foundation Grant to Develop Educational Simulations for Workforce Readiness

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Excelsior College over $864,000 in grant funding to ensure workforce readiness. Excelsior has partnered with Polk State College in Florida to... [read more]

Excelsior College Inaugurates Dr. James N. Baldwin as its Third President

Excelsior College inaugurated its third president, Dr. James N. Baldwin, on Friday, July 14, as part of its annual Commencement ceremony in... [read more]

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]