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Excelsior College and Cengage announce the launch of CourXam, a first of its kind hybrid digital course and exam

The Center for Educational Measurement at Excelsior College and Cengage, an education and technology company, have partnered to launch CourXam, a personalized,... [read more]

Center for Disability Services, Michael and Margery Whiteman to be honored at Excelsior College Partners in Lifelong Learning Celebration

On April 19, Excelsior College will host its 10th annual Partners in Lifelong Learning event and recognize Michael and Margery Whiteman and... [read more]

“Where Are They Now?” Interview with Partners in Lifelong Learning Scholarship Awardee Judith Purdy

How does a lifetime career in the restaurant business and healthcare relate? According to Judith Purdy, they’re both customer-oriented fields. Judith Purdy,... [read more]

Student Spotlight: Army soldier, cybersecurity student opens up about his inspirational journey

Dr. Andrew Hurd, Faculty Program Director for Cybersecurity, interviews Patrick Mason, a master’s in cybersecurity student at Excelsior College. Mason sat down... [read more]

Dr. Karen Cox to Address Excelsior College Commencement

Karen Cox, RN, PhD, FACHE, FAAN, an Excelsior College graduate and renowned leader in the health care and nursing fields will address... [read more]

Excelsior College secures $300,000 Kresge Foundation grant to improve writing skills of low income and underrepresented students

Excelsior College, a private, nonprofit, online college in Albany, New York has secured a two-year, $300,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation to... [read more]

Excelsior’s Technology Students are #ABETconfident [Video]

A group of Excelsior College students recently participated in the #ABETconfident video contest, which was held by the accreditation body ABET. The... [read more]

Collaborative for Quality in Alternative Learning white paper released for public comment

The Presidents’ Forum, in partnership with the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), will host the Collaborative for Quality in Alternative Learning (CQAL)... [read more]

Excelsior public health expert celebrated as one of NY Capital Region’s “40 Under 40”

Dorcey Applrys, DrPH, MPH, a faculty program director in Excelsior College’s School of Health Sciences has been named to the Albany Business... [read more]

Excelsior’s scholarship: Announcing the Journal of Business and Technology

With the eagerly-awaited launch of the Journal of Business and Technology on March 20th, this new publication aims to provide a showcase... [read more]

Excelsior College and Shriners Hospitals for Children collaborate on educational advancements for nurses

Excelsior College has announced a new corporate partnership with the pediatric healthcare nonprofit, Shriners Hospitals for Children®. Under the new agreement, employees... [read more]

Dr. Laurie Carbo-Porter appointed dean of the School of Health Sciences at Excelsior College

Dr. Laurie Carbo-Porter has been appointed dean of the School of Health Sciences, Excelsior College announced today. She had assumed the role... [read more]

Dr. Lifang Shih appointed dean of School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College

Dr. Lifang Shih has been appointed dean of the School of Business and Technology, Excelsior College announced today. She had been serving... [read more]

National Adult Learner Coalition Created to Advance Student Success

Download: Strengthening America’s Economy By Expanding Educational Opportunities for Working Adults Washington, D.C., February 6th, 2017 – Today, four major associations join... [read more]

Excelsior Theses Series: Filipinos in America in the 21st Century

What is the meaning of identity? Does it spring to life the moment of your birth or is it shaped by experience?... [read more]

New computer assisted treatment program offers hope to cancer patients

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the words can be devastating to hear. As a patient, the agony of deciding next steps,... [read more]

Dr. Karl Lawrence named Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance

Dr. Karl Lawrence will serve as Excelsior College’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance, the institution announced today.  Dr. Lawrence... [read more]

Dawn Gerrain named Excelsior’s first Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

Dawn Gerrain will serve as Excelsior College’s first Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, the institution announced today. The position, which will... [read more]

Learn Más: A Taco Bell employee’s layers of learning

Tia Travis has found the perfect balance between working full time as a restaurant general manager at Taco Bell, being a devoted... [read more]

Excelsior Theses Series: Frank Lockhart and the Land Speed Record

The Latin translation of Excelsior is “higher” or “ever upward.”  John Bayer of Virginia Beach is in many ways, an embodiment of... [read more]