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Statement from Excelsior College President John Ebersole on College Ratings ‘Framework’

While it will take time to explore the full impact of the proposed framework, at first read this appears to be a... [read more]

Student Essay: The Importance of Writing

In recognition of the National Day on Writing (October 20, 2014) sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, the award-winning... [read more]

Excelsior College OWL Wins 2015 ITC Award for Outstanding New Technology

The Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL), which an independent study found boosted grades by 6.6 points, has been selected as the... [read more]

Ed Morneault, Against All Odds

The definition of courage is the quality of spirit in the face of trying circumstance. By Judy Reed, Center for Military Education–... [read more]

National Cybersecurity Institute Appoints Two New Fellows

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College today announced the appointment of two new Fellows, Bray Barnes and Robert A. Bell. Barnes... [read more]

Today in Cybersecurity: The Importance of Security Awareness Training

In this National Cybersecurity Institute podcast, Derek A. Smith discusses the importance of organizations having a good security awareness program and provides... [read more]

Passionate Pursuit – Cycling the Erie Canalway Trail

A long distance bike ride can be an exciting adventure. The Canalway Trail is a network of approximately 380 miles of multiple—use... [read more]

For Drivers, Education is a Family Affair

By Mike Lesczinski and Dana Yanulavich You could say that the Drivers are driven to succeed. But all puns aside, this family... [read more]

Forging a Cyber Defense: National Cybersecurity Institute and InfraGard Partner

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College and the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) have signed an educational agreement that will provide... [read more]

CampusTalk: How to Fund Higher Education Innovation

In this episode of CampusTalk, the Office of Grant Writing and Management at Excelsior College discusses how to write a winning award... [read more]

Were You Seen? Excelsior College Supports Community Efforts in 2014

Excelsior Life traditionally marks the week of Thanksgiving by reflecting on the past year and the College’s participation on a number of... [read more]

Christopher Moore Walks the Talk on Diabetes Awareness and Support

Excelsior College graduate Christopher Moore has dedicated his life to helping others, both as a Registered Nurse (RN) at Valley Hospital Medical... [read more]

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]