Posts filed under "General"

Were You Seen? 2017 Excelsior College Commencement

A record number of over 400 graduates crossed the stage at the 2017 Excelsior College Commencement Ceremony, on Friday, July 14. Excelsior... [read more]

Dr. Deborah Sopczyk named Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Deborah Sopczyk, PhD, RN will serve as Excelsior College’s next Provost and Chief Academic Officer, the institution announced today. Dr. Sopczyk was... [read more]

Dr. James Baldwin appointed President of Excelsior College

Dr. James N. Baldwin has been named president of Excelsior College, the institution announced today. Baldwin had been serving as the College’s... [read more]

Excelsior provost Hanner steps aside, Sopczyk named interim

Dr. James Baldwin, acting president of Excelsior College, has issued the following statement: Earlier this month our Provost Dr. Mary Beth Hanner... [read more]

Open Educational Resources (OER) save college students money

Open Educational Resources (OER) are a trend in distance learning with a cost savings benefit for students. Kimberly Barss, Interim Lead Instructional... [read more]

Math for everyday life

By Margie Dunn, senior faculty program director, Excelsior College Many students, first generation or not, come to college with a fear of... [read more]

Revolutionary Learning 2016: Inspiration and Collaboration through Games

REGISTER TODAY On August 17-19, the Center for Game and Simulation-Based Learning at Excelsior College will host Revolutionary Learning 2016, a symposium... [read more]

Video: Keylla Capote on the challenge of being a first generation college student

Keylla Capote, a 2016 BSN graduate of Excelsior College, discusses her experiences as a first generation college student.... [read more]

Excelsior offers lifeline to students impacted by Dowling College shutdown

Excelsior College is one of six colleges which have agreed to accept students from Dowling College, a failing Long Island institution which... [read more]

Video: Hannah Lynch on challenges facing “first generation” college students

Hannah Lynch, a Student Success Coach at Excelsior College, discusses her work with first-generation college students.... [read more]

Excelsior College 2016 Commencement Ceremony photo montage by Island Photography

The annual Excelsior College Commencement Ceremony was held at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on July 8. You’re invited to visit... [read more]

Commencement 2016: Behind The Scenes Photos (Part 1)

Excelsior College hosted its annual Commencement ceremony on July 8 in Albany, New York at the Empire State Plaza. More than 2,400... [read more]

Acting President Jim Baldwin recognized at Berkshire with honorary diploma

At Berkshire Junior/Senior High School’s 2016 Graduation and Recognition Day Ceremony, the administration honored two friends of the organization for their dedication... [read more]

Were You Seen? Excelsior College Awards Convocation

On Thursday, July 7, 2016, hundreds of Excelsior College graduates and their families joined staff members in celebrating the academic, professional, and... [read more]

The Class of 2016: 4,875 graduate from Excelsior College

Excelsior College will host its annual Commencement ceremony on July 8 in Albany, New York at the Empire State Plaza. More than... [read more]

Excelsior College and Cengage Learning announce partnership to create low-cost, alternative pathway to college credit

Cengage Learning and Excelsior College today announced a partnership to create an innovative, low-cost, alternative pathway to college credit.  The core of... [read more]

Educators Serving Educators, Six Red Marbles bring online, blended learning to higher education

Educators Serving Educators (ESE), an innovative consulting and professional services division within Excelsior College, announced a strategic partnership with leading educational development... [read more]

Were you seen? The Nyquist Leadership Series bridges gap between public health and economic development

The Nyquist Leadership Series presented by Excelsior College explores New York State’s most pressing contemporary challenges through the eyes of its most... [read more]

John Ebersole takes leave as president of Excelsior College

John F.  Ebersole, LPD, president of Excelsior College, will take an extended leave of absence, effective June 15, to concentrate on his... [read more]

New book looks at community colleges: ‘America’s Broken Promise’

In “America’s Broken Promise: Bridging the Community College Achievement Gap,” Eduardo Marti, former president of Queensborough Community College in New York, suggests... [read more]