Posts filed under "Nursing"

Spotlight on Exams: Terri A. Higdon

Taking a closer look at the subject matter experts who help create our exams, we are featuring Dr. Terri A. Higdon, RN,... [read more]

Course Feature: Caring For Our Nation’s Heroes

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we thought we’d introduce you to a course especially designed to teach health care workers of the... [read more]

Official Statement from Excelsior College

In response to a legal complaint against our associate degree in nursing program, in particular the Clinical Performance in Nursing Examination requirement (CPNE),... [read more]

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]