Posts filed under "Liberal Arts"

Excelsior Theses Series: Filipinos in America in the 21st Century

What is the meaning of identity? Does it spring to life the moment of your birth or is it shaped by experience?... [read more]

Excelsior Theses Series: Frank Lockhart and the Land Speed Record

The Latin translation of Excelsior is “higher” or “ever upward.”  John Bayer of Virginia Beach is in many ways, an embodiment of... [read more]

Excelsior College announces new professional and technical writing concentration for students

Excelsior College’s School of Liberal Arts (SLA) will be launching a new Professional and Technical Writing concentration on April 6. According to... [read more]

Dr. George Timmons named dean of Excelsior’s School of Liberal Arts

Excelsior College announces the appointment of Dr. George Timmons, as dean of the School of Liberal Arts. Timmons will continue to serve... [read more]

The value of a liberal arts degree

The value of a liberal arts degree is a hot topic today. Dr. Patrick Jones, Excelsior College’s vice provost, recently sat down... [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]

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]

Turning the Joy of Writing into a College Degree

Do you have a passion for telling a story? Have you ever thought, “I should just write a book”? Now you can... [read more]

Dungeons and Discourse Event

Dr. Gerol Petruzella, coordinator of academic technology at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, will visit Excelsior College today to present “Dungeons and Discourse:... [read more]

Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL) Boosts Skills and Grades, Study Finds

Kresge-funded innovation at Excelsior College is now open to the public. College students’ writing skills significantly improved through use of Excelsior College’s... [read more]

Zombies Give Rise to Critical Thinking

By Dana Yanulavich This article first appeared in the spring 2013 issue of Live & Learn, Excelsior College’s magazine. If you think... [read more]

Watch the Trailer for an Exclusive Look at the Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL)

The Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (Excelsior College OWL), is a highly-interactive, media-rich, first-of-its-kind writing lab designed to serve the needs of... [read more]

Excelsior Grad Co-Authors Book on Technology in the Classroom and Student-Centered Teaching

In 2011, Excelsior College graduate John W. Tanner earned a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies with concentrations in literature and computer... [read more]

Excelsior College Student Exudes Optimism Despite ALS

In January 2013, Excelsior Life featured Ron Miller, an Excelsior College student teaching the meaning of drive, determination and never giving up... [read more]

Excelsior College Ranked Top School for Liberal Arts Majors in Terms of Earnings

A new report released this week from PayScale, a provider of compensation data and software, lists the top schools for each college... [read more]

A Customizable Master’s Degree Opens Doors for Students Passions and Interests

A customizable master’s degree program at Excelsior College is one tailored to fit the academic and personal needs of adult students. A... [read more]

Excelsior College ESL Writing Online Workshop (ESL WOW) Wins National University Technology Network (NUTN) 2013 Distance Education Innovation Award

Excelsior College’s School of Liberal Arts today announced that its English as a Second Language Online Writing Workshop (ESL-WOW) has been honored... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Deborah Prescott Continues to Discover

Five years ago, the idea of returning to school was one that Deborah Prescott never contemplated. However, now that she has earned... [read more]

Designing Games for Real-World Impact

Dr. Joey J. Lee is an Assistant Professor of Technology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Lee is set to... [read more]

Excelsior College Advisor Wins National Award for Academic Advising Excellence

  Anne Connor, a senior academic advisor for the Excelsior College School of Liberal Arts, has been named a 2013 recipient of... [read more]