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The top 5 Excelsior College stories of 2014

An ALS patient earns his degree. An innovative new technology lab improves grades. A Federal grant helps veterans pursue an in-demand career.... [read more]

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]

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]

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]

“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]

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]

Watch: What We Tell Ourselves about Writing

American cultures are replete with images, stories, and truisms about writers and writing. The story of the “grammar police” teacher and the... [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]

Excelsior College Students: Responsible Borrowers

The numbers are in and Excelsior’s students are among the most responsible borrowers when it comes to student loans. The U.S. Department... [read more]

Watch: ‘Courageous Learning’ Documentary

There are more than 93 million Americans in the workforce today without a degree. Their standard of living is falling and their... [read more]

Partner Forum Focuses on Student Experience

Yesterday, Excelsior College held its 3rd annual Academic Partnership Forum, hosting more than 30 partners from across the United States, for a... [read more]

Hillary K. Harding of Excelsior College Chosen for American Institute of CPAs Leadership Academy

Hillary K. Harding, Controller at Excelsior College, has been selected as one of 38 young CPAs to participate in the American Institute... [read more]

Baldwin Joins Excelsior College Executive Staff

Excelsior College announced today that Dr. James N. Baldwin, a highly experienced education administrator, is joining the executive staff at the College... [read more]

School of Nursing Awarded Federal Grant

Improved patient outcomes and reduced health care costs are the result of increased levels of education among nurses. This was a finding... [read more]

Class of 2014: More than 4,600 Adult Learners Graduate from Excelsior College

Graduates and their families will come together in Albany, N.Y. this Friday, July 11 at 3 p.m. EST to celebrate Excelsior College’s... [read more]

Distance EDU on Demand: Dr. Patrick Jones on Why Online Courses are Superior to Face-to-Face Classes

Dr. Patrick Jones, vice provost and interim co-dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss... [read more]

Behind the Scenes: How Does Financial Aid Differ at an Online College?

The financial aid office at any college can be a bustling place just before the start of a semester. However, in an... [read more]

The Real World: Both College Students and Staff Work at a Distance

Times have changed and telecommuting is part of the working world today. In 2012, it was estimated over fifty million U.S. workers... [read more]