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John Ebersole takes leave as president of Excelsior College

John F.  Ebersole, LPD, president of Excelsior College, will take an extended leave of absence, effective June 15, to concentrate on his... [read more]

New book looks at community colleges: ‘America’s Broken Promise’

In “America’s Broken Promise: Bridging the Community College Achievement Gap,” Eduardo Marti, former president of Queensborough Community College in New York, suggests... [read more]

Dr. Keith Barrows named Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Excelsior College

Keith Barrows, a non-profit executive, strategic leader, and attorney who has led development and client services teams throughout his career, will serve... [read more]

National Nurses Week: Mary Bowen on why she chose nursing

At age 5, Mary Bowen, ’15, dressed up as a nurse for Halloween. From an early age, she was drawn to the... [read more]

National Nurses Week: Caleen Oliver and a career of giving back

Caleen Oliver, ’15, discusses why nursing is a rewarding career. If the video does not work, click here.... [read more]

Excelsior LIVE: Applyrs on revitalizing communities

Dorcey Applyrs, DrPH, MPH, faculty program director for Excelsior College, discusses the reciprocal relationship between public health and economic development. Dr. Applyrs... [read more]

U.S. Office of Personnel Management and Excelsior College partner to provide Federal employees opportunity to pursue a higher education at reduced cost

Excelsior College and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) have announced an agreement that will allow the Federal workforce – representing... [read more]

National Nurses Week: Jennifer Gentry takes on the Ebola Scare

Jennifer Gentry, a 2015 Master of Science in Nursing graduate of Excelsior College, discusses how her education prepared her to take on... [read more]

National Nurses Week: Indulata Jayapal is a lifelong learner

At 74 years old, Indulata Jayapal was the oldest graduate of the Class of 2015. Three years earlier, after a lifetime spent... [read more]

Upcoming: ‘The Nyquist Leadership Series: Strengthening Communities by Bridging Health and Economic Development’

The Nyquist Leadership Series explores New York State’s most pressing contemporary challenges through the eyes of its most prominent government, education, and... [read more]

Online learning experience helps one Excelsior grad work at a distance

Chris Berry discovered Excelsior College while being stationed off the coast of Japan. “In 2006 I had deployed with the US Navy... [read more]

Statement on the passing of Robert Stone

Statement by President John Ebersole on the passing of Robert Delmar Stone, former general counsel at the College. Bob’s knowledge of New... [read more]

General Peter Pace to deliver Excelsior College Commencement address on July 8

General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.), 16th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will deliver the keynote address at Excelsior College Commencement... [read more]

Excelsior Alumni Volunteerism Spotlight: Sandy Butterfield

Sandy Butterfield was introduced to Excelsior College (then Regent’s College) in 1983 and received her bachelor of science degree in nursing degree... [read more]

Excelsior College recognizes those who serve as the “backbone” on Administrative Professionals’ Day

Administrative Professionals’ Day celebrates employees who work behind the scenes, operating and making companies across the nation thrive.  Excelsior College’s administrative staff... [read more]

Excelsior College employees receive award for effective practices at OLC Innovate 2016

Excelsior College employees, Erin Blauvelt and Kimberly Barss, were among the award recipients for the 2016 OLC Effective Practice Award from The... [read more]

Cancer experience influences student to write book and pursue holistic healing/oncology independent study

Lucinda “Cindy” Rost was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, and was told by her doctor that she needed to make her healing... [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]

Excelsior Alumni Volunteerism Week Spotlight: Ken Desforges

Ken Desforges of Riverside, CA – bachelor of science in information technology, Class of  ’10 When Ken Desforges co-hosted the San Diego... [read more]

Passionate Pursuits: Brain cancer creates special meaning for Team Billy Ride

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]