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Today in Cybersecurity: Backups

James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains the importance of performing backups on a regular basis, testing the backups to make... [read more]

Excelsior College awarded $1.9 million grant to assess student skills, predict future success

Excelsior College today announced a $1,919,799 grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, First in... [read more]

Excelsior’s School of Nursing dean elected to board of directors of American Nurses Association – New York chapter

Dr. Mary Lee Pollard, PHD, RN, CNE, dean of the School of Nursing at Excelsior College, was elected this past weekend to... [read more]

Excelsior College partners with InsideTrack to launch new Student Success Center

Excelsior College and InsideTrack announced a new partnership today to develop and launch a Student Success Center (SSC) that will provide personalized... [read more]

2015 Excelsior partner forum focuses on student success

On September 9, Excelsior College held its 4th annual 2015 Excelsior College Academic Partnership Forum at the Albany, New York campus, hosting... [read more]

The Nyquist Leadership Series: Ethics, Integrity, and Leadership in Public Service

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]

Muzzy Lane, Excelsior College partner to bring game-based learning to coursework

Excelsior College and Muzzy Lane have announced an agreement that will integrate gaming and advanced simulations in up to five Excelsior courses... [read more]

Excelsior College announces 2015-2016 Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship recipient

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

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]