Posts filed under "Community"

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

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits stories are 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 are 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]

The Excelsior College transfer experience

In the 2013-2014 academic year, Excelsior accepted more than 613,000 credits in transfer from more than 13,000 newly enrolled students – an... [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]

Excelsior College Creates Common Bond for Staff from Peer Mentorship

Lean In is a term that some of us may be familiar with, and yet, a new word for others. Sheryl Sandberg,... [read more]

Upcoming Webinar: “What We Tell Ourselves About Writing”

The National Day on Writing (October 20) is an annual event sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and recognized... [read more]

Passionate Pursuit: Reducing stress though “Acoustic Journeys”

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: Renay Williams Teaches Importance of Volunteerism

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: Excelsior Staff Play Flag Football for Charity

At Excelsior College, employees volunteer for a diverse array of charitable causes outside of work hours. Many nonprofits offer events, but this... [read more]

Photo Slideshow: 2014 Excelsior College Commencement

Were you seen? On July 11, Excelsior College hosted its annual Commencement ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, New... [read more]