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Editorial: Reflecting on year one of ‘Mission Transition’ veterans in nursing grant initiative

By Sarah Van Vorst, program manager for VBSN in the School of Nursing at Excelsior College Excelsior College has just celebrated the... [read more]

“Protecting Our Future”: New Cybersecurity Book Examines Critical Infrastructure Sectors

In Protecting Our Future: Educating a Cybersecurity Workforce, Volume 2 (August; Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press), Dr. Jane LeClair, COO of Excelsior College’s... [read more]

Meet Carolyn Adamczyk, the new director of Excelsior’s veterans center

Excelsior College is pleased to announce Carolyn Adamczyk as the director of the Lt Col Bryant A. Murray Veterans Center. Adamczyk is... [read more]

Excelsior College and FMCC meet for dual admission agreement signing event

Flanked by staff from both institutions, Dr. Dustin Swanger, president, Fulton Montgomery Community College (bottom far right), Dr. Patrick Jones, vice provost,... [read more]

Scholarship winner attends college while raising a family

The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship recognizes academic excellence among community college transfer students, while increasing educational opportunity for students transferring from partner... [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]

Upcoming Webinar: Back to school with the Excelsior College OWL

The award-winning Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL) will be the topic of discussion at an upcoming Excelsior College webinar, scheduled for... [read more]

School of Health Sciences introduces “discovery learning”

Excelsior College recently introduced the first hands-on lab for the School of Health Sciences. As of August 2015, the College now offers... [read more]

Employee celebrates 40 years at Excelsior College

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014, U.S. workers stay in one job for an average of 4.6 years. Donna... [read more]

Distance EDU on Demand: Excelsior College President John Ebersole responds to Republican debate

In response to last night’s National Republican debates, Excelsior College President John Ebersole offered the following statement. Having trouble with media player?... [read more]

Behind the Scenes: Exploring careers & experiences working in higher education with Sandy DerGurahian

Have you ever thought about working in higher education? Excelsior Life sat down with Sandy DerGurahian, who has worked for the College... [read more]

Dr. Robin Berenson on how online college students can find a mentor

Dr. Robin Berenson, associate dean, School of Business and Technology, joins the Distance EDU on Demand podcast to discuss how adults returning... [read more]

Distance EDU on Demand: Tom Dalton on FAFSA Simplification

Beyond the iron triangle of cost, quality, and access, the narratives around the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act are focusing squarely... [read more]

Behind the Scenes: Exploring careers & experiences working in higher education with Laurie Keenan

Have you ever thought about working in higher education? Excelsior Life sat down with Laurie Keenan, who has worked for the College... [read more]

Excelsior College’s School of Public Service: Educating and training 21st century leaders (Video)

Considering a career path in public service? Dr. Robert Waters, dean of Excelsior College’s School of Public Service, hosts a discussion about... [read more]

Behind the scenes: Exploring careers & experiences working in higher education with Terry Brown

Have you ever thought about working in higher education? Excelsior Life sat down with Terry Brown, who has worked for the College... [read more]

Excelsior College announces settlement agreement

In early 2014, a complaint was filed by several individuals regarding Excelsior’s associate degree program in nursing and Clinical Performance in Nursing... [read more]

Photo Slideshow: 2015 Excelsior College Commencement

Nearly 400 adult learners from around the world assembled in Albany, New York on July 10 at the Empire State Plaza for... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Indulata Jayapal, learning has no age limit

Indulata Jayapal, the oldest 2015 graduate at 74 years old, lives in Albany, New York and works as an adjunct clinical instructor... [read more]

Watch: Three family members become alumni

Commencement 2015 will be held this Friday, July 10 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY. This ceremony has a special... [read more]