Posts filed under "Students & Alumni"

Online learning experience helps one Excelsior grad work at a distance

Chris Berry discovered Excelsior College while being stationed off the coast of Japan. “In 2006 I had deployed with the US Navy... [read more]

Excelsior Alumni Volunteerism Spotlight: Sandy Butterfield

Sandy Butterfield was introduced to Excelsior College (then Regent’s College) in 1983 and received her bachelor of science degree in nursing degree... [read more]

Excelsior Alumni Volunteerism Week Spotlight: Ken Desforges

Ken Desforges of Riverside, CA – bachelor of science in information technology, Class of  ’10 When Ken Desforges co-hosted the San Diego... [read more]

Excelsior grad, NYS police officer shares memorable career moments

Born in Albany, and living in the Capital District of New York State for most of his life, Captain John H. Tibbitts,... [read more]

Making the grade: Excelsior student recognized as VIP

“Making the Grade: Excelsior Student Recognized as VIP” by Dana Yanulavich *Featured in the Fall 2015 Edition of Excelsior College. Gunnery Sgt.... [read more]

Scholarship winner attends college while raising a family

The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship recognizes academic excellence among community college transfer students, while increasing educational opportunity for students transferring from partner... [read more]

Photo Slideshow: 2015 Excelsior College Commencement

Nearly 400 adult learners from around the world assembled in Albany, New York on July 10 at the Empire State Plaza for... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Indulata Jayapal, learning has no age limit

Indulata Jayapal, the oldest 2015 graduate at 74 years old, lives in Albany, New York and works as an adjunct clinical instructor... [read more]

Watch: Three family members become alumni

Commencement 2015 will be held this Friday, July 10 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY. This ceremony has a special... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Valerie Varnell gives back

“It’s been a crazy couple of years.” Considering the twists and turns experienced by Valerie Varnell over the past decade, that may... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Krystal Loader, an All-American model of perseverance

On July 10, hundreds of graduates from across the world will convene in Albany, New York for Excelsior College’s 2015 Commencement, to... [read more]

Excelsior graduate award spotlight: Sheena M. Ross

On July 10, hundreds of graduates from across the world will convene in Albany, New York for Excelsior College’s 2015 Commencement, to... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Jenn Buyce and finding inner inspiration

On July 10, hundreds of graduates from across the world will convene in Albany, New York for Excelsior College’s 2015 Commencement, to... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Lou Ann Gleason, nursing educator and community role model

On July 10, hundreds of graduates from across the world will convene in Albany, New York for Excelsior College’s 2015 Commencement, to... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Lisa Frankoski, successful student turned faculty member

On July 10, hundreds of graduates from across the world will convene in Albany, New York for Excelsior College’s 2015 Commencement, to... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Like father, like son

Mark Wahl, MS, RN, a 1984 graduate of Excelsior College, works as a faculty program director for the School of Nursing at... [read more]

Felicia Haecker, veteran mentor

Like many children born into military families, Bachelor of Science of Liberal Arts graduate Felicia Haecker spent her childhood traveling the globe... [read more]

Student essay: Is it the “valley girl” in me?

In recognition of the National Day on Writing (October 20, 2014) sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, the award-winning... [read more]

Deadline approaches to submit for Excelsior College alumni awards

The Excelsior College Alumni Association annually confers four awards on graduates who have made substantial personal or professional contributions to making a... [read more]

Student essay: The importance of writing

In recognition of the National Day on Writing (October 20, 2014) sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, the award-winning... [read more]