Posts filed under "Students & Alumni"

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]

Ed Morneault, against all odds

The definition of courage is the quality of spirit in the face of trying circumstance. By Judy Reed, Center for Military Education—... [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]

[Watch] Christopher Moore: How education prepared him for a career in advocacy

Excelsior College graduate Christopher Moore discusses how his education prepared him for a career in diabetes awareness and advocacy.... [read more]

Christopher Moore Walks the Talk on Diabetes Awareness and Support

Excelsior College graduate Christopher Moore has dedicated his life to helping others, both as a Registered Nurse (RN) at Valley Hospital Medical... [read more]

A Nursing Entrepreneur

Robert Freeman, 30, a clinical nurse specialist for medical surgical quality at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, is used to going the extra... [read more]

Armed and Ready to Roll: Grad Serves up Some Serious Rock

The following is an excerpt from “Armed and Ready to Roll” published in the Fall 2014 edition of Excelsior College Magazine. By... [read more]

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Award Recipient Named

The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship recognizes students who have attained a high academic achievement while assisting community college transfer students in pursuing... [read more]

CampusTalk: Award Winner Jamie Rottmann on Returning to School

In February 2014, Jamie Rottmann of Ridgeland, MS, earned a Bachelor of Science in nuclear engineering technology with a 4.0 GPA. A... [read more]

Career Paths with Multiple College Degrees: Actress, Author, and Now Therapist

Annette Annechild started college at the University of Maryland in 1969. In 1973, she left during her senior year with a 3.89... [read more]

It’s Never Too Late: A 25-year Journey

Pamela Lewis of Albuquerque, New Mexico, earned her first degree from Excelsior College in the late 1980’s. While working full-time she earned... [read more]

Excelsior Alumnus Named Fellow with National Cybersecurity Institute

Excelsior College today announced Terry M. Evans, an experienced business and cybersecurity consultant and recent graduate, has been appointed a Fellow at... [read more]

Alumni Stories: Mother, Daughter Hear Call of Nursing

Unlike other 2014 Excelsior College graduates, when Amy Bryson walked across the Commencement stage this month to receive her diploma, the Bachelor... [read more]

Alumni Stories: Terri McRhoads, Always Planning for the Future

At 65, and the prospect of retirement looming, Terri McRhoads remained as vigilant as ever with planning for the future. For her,... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Kevin Fealey, Inspired to Pursue a Career in Engineering

On July 11, Excelsior College will host its annual Commencement ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, New York. With ‘Commencement Stories’,... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Nicole Ford, in the Business of Helping Others

On July 11, Excelsior College will host its annual Commencement ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, New York. With ‘Commencement Stories’,... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Lisa Miller Balances School, Life, and Work

On July 11, Excelsior College will host its annual Commencement ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, New York. With ‘Commencement Stories’,... [read more]