Business & Technology Archive

[Event] Dungeons and Discourse: Models and Practices for Gamifying Course Design
In 2012, Dr. Gerol Petruzella, coordinator of academic technology at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, redeveloped an existing freshman philosophy course into a semester-long...

Mediators Without Borders, Excelsior College Partner on International Education Initiative
Mediators Without Borders (MWB) and Excelsior College today announced a partnership to develop a workforce pipeline of highly qualified, graduate-educated, and certified dispute resolution...

National Cybersecurity Institute Becomes Data Privacy Day Champion
The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College today announced that it has become a Champion of Data Privacy Day (DPD). As a DPD Champion,...

Energy Industry Coalition Addresses Cybersecurity Skills Gap
(DENVER – January 23, 2014) – Throughout the country, more cybersecurity workers are in demand across various industries as the need to safeguard the...

Excelsior College Launches National Cybersecurity Institute
The National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) at Excelsior College, a new academic and research center based in Washington DC, will officially open its doors on...

Watch: Google GLASS – Advancement or Dehumanization? (TEDx Albany)
On November 14, Michele Dutcher, interactive marketing and communications manager at Excelsior College, spoke at TEDx Albany (New York) on the topic of Google...

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 struggling writers...

Excelsior College Recognizes National Nuclear Science Week
October 21-25 marks National Nuclear Science Week, a “weeklong celebration to focus local, regional and national interests on all aspects of nuclear science.” Excelsior...

Excelsior’s New MOOC: An Introduction to Cybersecurity
A new free, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) launching in early 2014 from The National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) at Excelsior College aims to introduce educators, professionals and the...

Is Human Error Biggest Cybersecurity Vulnerability?
In January 1986, the world’s first computer virus for MS-DOS was unleashed. Written by two Pakistani brothers, Basit and Amjad Farooq Alvi, the “Brain”...

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 science. As...

Working on the Front Lines of Cybersecurity
Almost every day there is something in the news about a computer hacker obtaining sensitive information. Whether these cyber-attacks are the work of lone...

Excelsior College Introduces a Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations
On September 18, Excelsior College began offering a Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations degree. Dr. Li-Fang Shih, associate dean of the School of Business...

Introducing the Master of Science in Management (MSM) Degree
Excelsior College is adding something new this fall to the current Master’s Degree options. Students will be able to earn a Master of Science...

Excelsior College Receives NSA Cybersecurity Designation at CISSE
In February, five Excelsior College programs were certified to meet the National Security Agency’s Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Training Standards. This past...

Excelsior College Inducted into Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Sigma Beta Delta Honor Societies
Excelsior College today announced its induction into two distinguished honor societies, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information...

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 with the...

Behind-the-Scenes: Creating an Online Course
  Staff from (L-R):  Excelsior College’s Center for Online Education Learning and Academic Services (COELAS) instructional designers: Susan Woerner, Debbie Clemens, Erin Blauvelt and Peter O’Brien. In...

Commencement Stories: Three Degrees of Success
Jeff Urkevich is the director of health solutions at Health Choice Network with more than twenty years in product development and design of medical/financial...

Convert Criminal Justice Training to College Credit
For those working in the criminal justice field, an inconsistent schedule and lack of time are two of the main barriers to pursuing a...