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Excelsior Cares: 2017 Thanks For Giving Highlights

In January 2016, Excelsior Cares was created as a community relations program built to expand the College’s mission to serve the underserved... [read more]

Course Feature: Caring For Our Nation’s Heroes

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we thought we’d introduce you to a course especially designed to teach health care workers of the... [read more]

Official Statement from Excelsior College

In response to a legal complaint against our associate degree in nursing program, in particular the Clinical Performance in Nursing Examination requirement (CPNE),... [read more]

Were you seen? Nyquist Leadership Series on Open Education and College Readiness

On October 18, policy makers, advocates, and researchers convened in Albany, New York for the Nyquist Leadership Series event: Creating College-Ready Students... [read more]

Perspectives: “Vegetarianism for a Cause” by Patti Cannistraci

Excelsior College will be hosting social media discussions all this week surrounding the popular Netflix documentary, What The Health. We asked a... [read more]

Perspectives: “Good Living” by Blue Lemay

Excelsior College will be hosting social media discussions all this week surrounding the popular Netflix documentary, What The Health. We asked a... [read more]

Statement by Excelsior College President James Baldwin on the Decision to End DACA

Excelsior College President James Baldwin has issued a statement on the decision to end DACA. I am saddened and troubled by the... [read more]

Resource Site Launches for Students Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our primary concern for students in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey, and those serving as first responders, is their safety.  Excelsior College... [read more]

5 Questions with Dwayn Hanford, A Well-Rounded Intelligence Pundit

Dwayn Hanford is a “Jack-of-all-trades.” Hanford retired from the U.S. Army as an all-source intelligence technician, and is a team chief and... [read more]

Excelsior Cares: Thoughts and Prayers for Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those who have been impacted by the catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey. We... [read more]

Nursing Students Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau

“You are Sigma Theta Tau; we are Sigma Theta Tau.” With these words spoken by honor society president Jennifer Pettis, the nurses... [read more]

Business and Technology Students Inducted into Honor Societies

On July 13, 2017, the day before Commencement, students and recent graduates from the School of Business & Technology were inducted into... [read more]

Excelsior College, Polk State College Secure National Science Foundation Grant to Develop Educational Simulations for Workforce Readiness

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Excelsior College over $864,000 in grant funding to ensure workforce readiness. Excelsior has partnered with Polk State College in Florida to... [read more]

Graduates Inducted into Liberal Arts Honor Society

Excelsior’s Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national honor society recognizing adult students who achieved and maintained high scholastic standards while handling... [read more]

Superior Service: David Foster Receives Distinguished Faculty Award

At the Faculty Luncheon on July 13, David Foster of the School of Public Service was recognized as a recipient of a... [read more]

Excelsior Class of 2017: Lovepreet Cheema, Double Master-in-Training

Lovepreet Cheema walked across the stage at Commencement as a cybersecurity master and immediately continued down the steps into her pursuit of... [read more]

A Humbling Experience: Lisa Giarda Receives Distinguished Faculty Award

At the Faculty Luncheon on July 13, Lisa Giarda of the School of Health Sciences was recognized as a Distinguished Faculty Award... [read more]

Dr. Barbara Pieper Appointed to Lead School of Health Sciences at Excelsior College

Excelsior College has appointed Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN dean of the School of Health Sciences. She replaces Dr. Laurie Carbo-Porter, who recently... [read more]

Historic Moment: Jim Holton Receives Distinguished Faculty Award

At the Faculty Luncheon on July 13, James “Jim” Holton of the School of Liberal Arts received a Distinguished Faculty Award. During... [read more]

Making a Difference: Daria Byrne Receives Distinguished Faculty Award

At the Faculty Luncheon on July 13, Daria Byrne of the School of Nursing was recognized as a recipient of a Distinguished... [read more]