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New report on competency-based education highlights Excelsior College

A new report released today by the American Enterprise Institute focuses on the recent growth in competency-based education (CBE) programs. “The Landscape... [read more]

Felicia Haecker, veteran mentor

Like many children born into military families, Bachelor of Science of Liberal Arts graduate Felicia Haecker spent her childhood traveling the globe... [read more]

Vision for 2015: Dr. Crystal Sands on the Excelsior College Online Writing Lab

Throughout the month of January, Excelsior Life will sit down with key Excelsior College influencers and decision-makers to discuss the upcoming academic... [read more]

Today in Cybersecurity: Wesley on Cyberstalking

January 2015 marks the eleventh observance of National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM). According to the Stalking Resource Center, a program of the... [read more]

Student essay: Is it the “valley girl” in me?

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]

Deadline approaches to submit for Excelsior College alumni awards

The Excelsior College Alumni Association annually confers four awards on graduates who have made substantial personal or professional contributions to making a... [read more]

Nursing in the 21st Century: New Conversations About End-of-Life Care

Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press today announced the release of Issue 4 of its peer-reviewed, bi-annual mobile journal, Nursing in the 21st Century... [read more]

Revolution and reform

The Center for Game and Simulation-Based Learning at Excelsior College, which launched in May 2013, aspires to take the lead among online... [read more]

2015 Vision: Dr. Karl Lawrence on the School of Business and Technology

Throughout the month of January, Excelsior Life will sit down with key Excelsior College influencers and decision-makers to discuss the upcoming academic... [read more]

The top 5 Excelsior College stories of 2014

An ALS patient earns his degree. An innovative new technology lab improves grades. A Federal grant helps veterans pursue an in-demand career.... [read more]

Stress awareness: Manage stress before it manages you (part 2)

  The holidays can be a stressful time. Do you know your triggers and how to manage stress? Anna Zendell, PhD, MSW,... [read more]

Statement from Excelsior College President John Ebersole on college ratings ‘framework’

While it will take time to explore the full impact of the proposed framework, at first read this appears to be a... [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]

Ed Morneault, Against All Odds

The definition of courage is the quality of spirit in the face of trying circumstance. By Judy Reed, Center for Military Education–... [read more]

National Cybersecurity Institute Appoints Two New Fellows

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College today announced the appointment of two new Fellows, Bray Barnes and Robert A. Bell. Barnes... [read more]

Today in Cybersecurity: The Importance of Security Awareness Training

In this National Cybersecurity Institute podcast, Derek A. Smith discusses the importance of organizations having a good security awareness program and provides... [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]

For Drivers, Education is a Family Affair

By Mike Lesczinski and Dana Yanulavich You could say that the Drivers are driven to succeed. But all puns aside, this family... [read more]

Forging a Cyber Defense: National Cybersecurity Institute and InfraGard Partner

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College and the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) have signed an educational agreement that will provide... [read more]

CampusTalk: How to Fund Higher Education Innovation

In this episode of CampusTalk, the Office of Grant Writing and Management at Excelsior College discusses how to write a winning award... [read more]