Posts filed under "Featured"

Commencement Stories: Earning multiple degrees, graduate now helps others as an intern instructor

Magda Maria Sfeir-Monroe is a 2016 Excelsior College graduate. Originally from Utica, New York and now residing in Albany, New York, she... [read more]

Bachelor-level technology degrees earn new accreditation from ABET

The School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College announced the initial accreditation of its Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program... [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]

Excelsior College and Black Nurses Rock partner up to promote diversity and student success

Excelsior College has announced a new academic partnership with the non-profit organization, Black Nurses Rock. Black Nurses Rock is the largest black... [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]

Open Educational Resources (OER) save college students money

Open Educational Resources (OER) are a trend in distance learning with a cost savings benefit for students. Kimberly Barss, Interim Lead Instructional... [read more]

Passionate Pursuits: History lover volunteers for one-of-a-kind World War II exhibit

During the day, Will Trevor is a faculty program director for the School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College. Outside of... [read more]

Excelsior LIVE: The ethics of using games for social good

Karen Schrier is an assistant professor of Media Arts at Marist College and director of the Games and Emerging Media program. She joins... [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]

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]

Student Success Story: Scott Plymesser and his recipe for success

This article has been syndicated from Excelsior College’s Success Files blog by author and student success coach, Hannah Lynch. “Be whatever your... [read more]

Excelsior LIVE: Tina Goodyear on the need for alternative education quality assurance

Tina Goodyear, COO of the Presidents’ Forum, joins the podcast to discuss recent efforts exploring the need for a quality assurance entity... [read more]

School of Public Service: New initiatives to help develop future leaders

Dr. Robert Waters was named dean of the School of Public Service (SPS) in March 2014. Since that time, there have been... [read more]

Excelsior College 2016 Commencement Ceremony photo montage by Island Photography

The annual Excelsior College Commencement Ceremony was held at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on July 8. You’re invited to visit... [read more]

Five Minutes with Alicia Audino, Assistant Director of Career Services

This article has been syndicated from Excelsior College’s Success Files blog. Alicia Audino hit the ground running at Excelsior College as the... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Brian White, managing life as a full-time father, husband, employee and student

Brian White graduated this year from Excelsior College earning his Master of Science in management. White chose to pursue a master’s degree... [read more]

Excelsior College Graduation Celebration in Washington DC

The Excelsior College DC Center and Institutional Advancement sponsored a celebration of graduation in the Washington, DC Center for recent graduates and... [read more]

Were You Seen? 2016 Excelsior College Commencement Ceremony

On Friday, July 8, 2016, hundreds of Excelsior College graduates and their families celebrated their academic achievements at the Commencement Ceremony. The... [read more]