Posts filed under "Community"

Excelsior College employee recognized as ‘Volunteer of the Year’

On April 6, 2016, Excelsior College employee Paula Gabris was presented the 2016 Volunteer of the Year, Community Impact Award by the... [read more]

Passionate Pursuits: Hike It Baby gets families outside at a young age

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits is to shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home and family... [read more]

Passionate Pursuits: A journey from a Girl Scouts brownie to troop leader

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits is to shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home and family... [read more]

Passionate Pursuits: Scouts learn more than their way out of the woods

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits is to shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home and family... [read more]

Excelsior College will hold Excelsior Cares Volunteer Week April 4 to 8

In advance of National Volunteer Week, celebrated April 10 – 16, Excelsior College will hold Excelsior Cares Volunteer Week from Monday, April... [read more]

2015 Recap: Excelsior cares and supports community efforts

Excelsior Life traditionally marks the holidays by reflecting on the past year and the College’s participation on a number of local and... [read more]

Transgender employee says identity starts from within

  Transgender people’s experiences are really very different, so there’s really no one sort of blanket transgender experience. It’s really about listening... [read more]

Passionate Pursuit: Excelsior employee participates in row-a-thon for cancer

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits stories is to help shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home... [read more]

Passionate Pursuits: An equestrian & a horse named “Hot Tamale”

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits stories is to help shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home... [read more]

Four questions to ask if you’re heading back to school | StraighterLine Blog

The Partner Network syndicates authorized content on behalf of Excelsior College’s corporate and academic partner organizations. This post originally appeared on Straighterline... [read more]

A brief history of online learning [infographic] | StraighterLine blog

The Partner Network syndicates authorized content on behalf of Excelsior College’s corporate and academic partner organizations. This post originally appeared on Straighterline... [read more]

Passionate Pursuits: The musically gifted Kendra Jones

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits is to help shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home and... [read more]

Passionate Pursuits: Volunteering with ‘In Our Own Voices’

Excelsior College staff participates in community events, volunteer time, and serve on civic organization boards and committees. The board members of In... [read more]

Were you seen? 2015 Workforce Team Challenge

On May 21, 47 Excelsior College staffers participated in the 2015 CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge in Albany, New York. The 3.5 mile... [read more]

Were you seen? ‘Red Nose Day’ at Excelsior College

‘Red Nose Day,’ which started in Britain in 1988, raises money for children and those living in poverty. Yesterday, Excelsior staff took... [read more]

Not all wounds are visible

Post-traumatic stress can strike anyone after a life-threatening event, but it is what you do next that can make a difference. The... [read more]

Passionate Pursuits: Excelsior College Employees Share Trip & Interest in History

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits is to help shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home and... [read more]

Student essay: The importance of writing

In recognition of the National Day on Writing (October 20, 2014) sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, the award-winning... [read more]

Passionate Pursuit – Cycling the Erie Canalway Trail

A long distance bike ride can be an exciting adventure. The Canalway Trail is a network of approximately 380 miles of multiple—use... [read more]

Were You Seen? Excelsior College Supports Community Efforts in 2014

Excelsior Life traditionally marks the week of Thanksgiving by reflecting on the past year and the College’s participation on a number of... [read more]