Posts filed under "Nursing"

Nursing Students Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau

“You are Sigma Theta Tau; we are Sigma Theta Tau.” With these words spoken by honor society president Jennifer Pettis, the nurses... [read more]

Making a Difference: Daria Byrne Receives Distinguished Faculty Award

At the Faculty Luncheon on July 13, Daria Byrne of the School of Nursing was recognized as a recipient of a Distinguished... [read more]

A Shot in the Arm: Alumna Boosts Nursing Program with New CPNE Site

Jennifer Gentry remembers taking her Clinical Performance in Nursing Exam (CPNE) like it was yesterday. Now a chief nursing officer in the... [read more]

Were You Seen? Educational Institute 2017

On June 2, Excelsior College, School of Nursing collaborated with Albany Medical Center and held their Annual Educational Institute in Latham, NY. ... [read more]

“Where Are They Now?” Interview with Partners in Lifelong Learning Scholarship Awardee Judith Purdy

How does a lifetime career in the restaurant business and healthcare relate? According to Judith Purdy, they’re both customer-oriented fields. Judith Purdy,... [read more]

New computer assisted treatment program offers hope to cancer patients

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the words can be devastating to hear. As a patient, the agony of deciding next steps,... [read more]

Excelsior College and Trilogy Health Services partner to provide comprehensive educational advancement opportunities to nurses

Excelsior College has announced a new corporate partnership with the healthcare company, Trilogy Health Services. Under the new agreement, employees of Trilogy... [read more]

Urgent Care: Chris Colter delivers life-saving treatment

Nothing in his 20-year medical career, Chris Colter says, compares to the moment the mobile stroke unit he works on went into... [read more]

Excelsior College and Black Nurses Rock partner up to promote diversity and student success

Excelsior College has announced a new academic partnership with the non-profit organization, Black Nurses Rock. Black Nurses Rock is the largest black... [read more]

Excelsior College School of Nursing designated a “Center of Excellence in Nursing Education” for the fourth consecutive time

Following a rigorous peer-review process, Excelsior College’s School of Nursing has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by... [read more]

National Nurses Week: Mary Bowen on why she chose nursing

At age 5, Mary Bowen, ’15, dressed up as a nurse for Halloween. From an early age, she was drawn to the... [read more]

National Nurses Week: Caleen Oliver and a career of giving back

Caleen Oliver, ’15, discusses why nursing is a rewarding career. If the video does not work, click here.... [read more]

National Nurses Week: Jennifer Gentry takes on the Ebola Scare

Jennifer Gentry, a 2015 Master of Science in Nursing graduate of Excelsior College, discusses how her education prepared her to take on... [read more]

National Nurses Week: Indulata Jayapal is a lifelong learner

At 74 years old, Indulata Jayapal was the oldest graduate of the Class of 2015. Three years earlier, after a lifetime spent... [read more]

Cancer experience influences student to write book and pursue holistic healing/oncology independent study

Lucinda “Cindy” Rost was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, and was told by her doctor that she needed to make her healing... [read more]

Excelsior College, National Association for Hispanic Nurses renew educational partnership

The National Association for Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) and Excelsior College today announced a renewal of their academic partnership. Under this agreement, association... [read more]

Excelsior’s School of Nursing dean elected to board of directors of American Nurses Association – New York chapter

Dr. Mary Lee Pollard, PHD, RN, CNE, dean of the School of Nursing at Excelsior College, was elected this past weekend to... [read more]

Editorial: Reflecting on year one of ‘Mission Transition’ veterans in nursing grant initiative

By Sarah Van Vorst, program manager for VBSN in the School of Nursing at Excelsior College Excelsior College has just celebrated the... [read more]

Excelsior College announces settlement agreement

In early 2014, a complaint was filed by several individuals regarding Excelsior’s associate degree program in nursing and Clinical Performance in Nursing... [read more]

National Nurses Week: Melissa Davis on becoming a nurse educator

Melissa Davis, a 2015 Master of Science in Nursing graduate of Excelsior College, discusses what attracted her to the field of nursing... [read more]