Posts filed under "Featured"

Excelsior Announces Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) Grant to Expand Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Excelsior College has been awarded a one-year $449,439 Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) grant to integrate an expanded, open-access Online Writing Lab... [read more]

Excelsior College OWL Recognized with 2014 WCET Outstanding Work Award

On Thursday, WCET will present Excelsior College with a 2014 Outstanding Work Award for development of its open-access Online Writing Lab (OWL).... [read more]

Why We Overeat: Perspectives on Nutrition

According to the Journal of American Medicine, more than one-third (78.6  million) of US adults are obese. Obesity is an epidemic in... [read more]

A Nursing Entrepreneur

Robert Freeman, 30, a clinical nurse specialist for medical surgical quality at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, is used to going the extra... [read more]

Health & Wellness Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond (Part 2)

Pets bring people more than companionship. They enhance physical, psychological, and emotional health and wellness. Anna Zendell, PhD, MSW, program director at... [read more]

“The Light at the Tip of the Candle”: Veteran Event Focuses on Impact of Deployment

“Veterans are the light at the tip of the candle, illuminating the way for the whole nation. If veterans can achieve awareness,... [read more]

Watch: Federal Policy, the Election, and the Changing Ivory Tower

On November 5, Excelsior College President John Ebersole took part in a Cato Institute panel on the changing higher education landscape and... [read more]

Excelsior College Creates Common Bond for Staff from Peer Mentorship

Lean In is a term that some of us may be familiar with, and yet, a new word for others. Sheryl Sandberg,... [read more]

Dr. Karl Lawrence Named Dean of School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College

As of November 1, Karl Lawrence, PhD, has assumed the position of dean of the School of Business and Technology at Excelsior... [read more]

Armed and Ready to Roll: Grad Serves up Some Serious Rock

The following is an excerpt from “Armed and Ready to Roll” published in the Fall 2014 edition of Excelsior College Magazine. By... [read more]

Upcoming Event to Explore Psychological and Emotional Consequences of Deployment for Returning Veterans

On November 6, Excelsior College will hold a “Veterans Day” reception on campus to recognize the sacrifices of service members, veterans, and... [read more]

Why Nuclear? A National Nuclear Science Week Interview with Dr. Michael Johnson

This week marks National Nuclear Science Week, a week-long national celebration of the benefits of nuclear technology and the many career opportunities... [read more]

Deborah Golden Alecson on Dying in America

Deborah Golden Alecson, a faculty member in the Schools of Health Science and Nursing, joins the show to discuss a September 2014... [read more]

Today in Cybersecurity: Derek Smith on Medical Device Cybersecurity

In this National Cybersecurity Institute podcast, Derek Smith discusses the possibility of medical devices being hacked and the FDA’s guidance on how... [read more]

Students Become Investigators in Cybercrimes Course

Industry calls for greater cybersecurity awareness have increased as hackers, both lone and state-sponsored, continue to strike U.S. and European digital infrastructure.... [read more]

Excelsior’s John Pontius Honored at CFO of the Year Awards

John Pontius, vice president, finance and administration, was one of ten financial executives honored by the Albany Business Review at its CFO... [read more]

Fleet Reserve Association Signs Educational Partnership with Excelsior College

The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) has signed an educational agreement with Excelsior College that will allow its members to pursue a college... [read more]

Distance EDU on Demand: Dr. Michael Johnson on Careers in Energy

In recognition of National Careers in Energy Week (Oct. 13-19), Dr. Michael Johnson, faculty member, School of Business and Technology discusses recent... [read more]

Today in Cybersecurity: Derek Smith on Advanced Persistent Threats

In this National Cybersecurity Institute podcast, Derek Smith discusses Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). Smith defines what APT’s are and provides an overview... [read more]

Commentary: What Would Happen if Ebola Virus Spread to the U.S.?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on August 7, 2014 following the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. Dr. Rena Jones, a... [read more]