Posts filed under "Community"

Passionate Pursuits: Excelsior Staff Play Flag Football for Charity

At Excelsior College, employees volunteer for a diverse array of charitable causes outside of work hours. Many nonprofits offer events, but this one is unique. The Blondes vs. Brunettes, is a flag football game played with women to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association...  [Read More]

Photo Slideshow: 2014 Excelsior College Commencement

Were you seen? On July 11, Excelsior College hosted its annual Commencement ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, New York. Visit #ExcelsiorGrad2014 on social media to view more photos from this year’s festivities. #excelsiorgrad2014 Tweets...  [Read More]

Photo Slideshow: Excelsior College Community Service

Were you seen? Photos from Excelsior College Community Service 2014 volunteer events. The Community Service Committee (CSC) was established at Excelsior College to serve the needs and wants of the College community both locally and globally. Using the gifts of time, talent...  [Read More]

Exploring the Latest Issue of Excelsior ReView

Excelsior Review, a semi-annual online publication focused on the creative and artistic talents of Excelsior College alumni, students, instructors and staff, announced the release of its June 2014 issue this past week. This month’s publication features an array of original art, music,...  [Read More]

Excelsior College Leadership Academy Graduation

Excelsior College’s Leadership Academy graduation for the Class of 2013-2014 was held yesterday. The program is designed for Excelsior College employees who wish to prepare themselves for upward mobility and/or change the direction of their careers. There is an application process. Staff selected for...  [Read More]

Live & Learn: Enthusiastic Epidemiologist

The following is an excerpt from “Enthusiastic Epidemiologist” published in the Spring 2014 edition of Live & Learn, Excelsior College Magazine. By Dana Yanulavich, Live & Learn Rena Jones, adjunct faculty member in the School of Health Sciences, is passionate about what...  [Read More]

Passionate Pursuits: Champion for Causes

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits is to help shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home and family – just like our students. Senior Chief Petty Officer Mark Wahl reported for active duty on June 23, 1974....  [Read More]

Passionate Pursuits: Stage Actor and Hall of Fame Musician

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits is to help shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home and family – just like our students. Harry Kantrovich is the director of Excelsior College’s Washington DC Center, a non-instructional outreach...  [Read More]

Photo Slideshow: 2014 CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge

Were you seen? On May 15, 41 Excelsior College staffers participated in the 2014 CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge in Albany, New York. The 3.5 mile race through Washington Park is the largest annual road race between Utica (NY) and New York City....  [Read More]

Photo Slideshow: Excelsior Staff Ride in Support of American Diabetes Association

Were you seen? Today, Excelsior College staff participated in “Bike to Work Day” in support of the the American Diabetes Association and the 2014 Saratoga Tour de Cure, the premier cycling event in the Capital Region dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes....  [Read More]

Passionate Pursuits: Drawn to Cycling

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits is to help shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home and family – just like our students. Alan Moorse is a research analyst in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at Excelsior...  [Read More]

Photo Slideshow: 2014 Partners in Lifelong Learning

Were you seen? On April 23, Excelsior College hosted its 7th annual Partners in Lifelong Learning event at the New York State Museum in Albany, New York....  [Read More]

Celebrate Diversity Month with Tammy, Toby and Peter

April is Celebrate Diversity Month. As part of Excelsior College’s culture, staff volunteers appointed by the college president participate in the President’s Committee on Inclusion (PCI) which provides educational programs to enhance a multicultural and inclusive environment. The committee also promotes awareness...  [Read More]

Watch: President’s Committee on Inclusion (PCI) 10th Anniversary Video

As part of Excelsior College’s culture, the President’s Committee on Inclusion (PCI) provides educational programs to enhance a multicultural and inclusive environment. The committee also promotes awareness through diversity programs to enrich the working and learning environment of the Excelsior College Community...  [Read More]

Celebrate Diversity Month with Elizabeth, Jeremy, and Pauline

April is Celebrate Diversity Month. As part of Excelsior College’s culture, staff volunteers appointed by the college president participate in the President’s Committee on Inclusion (PCI) which provides educational programs to enhance a multicultural and inclusive environment. The committee also promotes awareness...  [Read More]

Celebrate Diversity Month with Cathy and John

April is Celebrate Diversity Month. As part of Excelsior College’s culture, staff volunteers appointed by the college president participate in the President’s Committee on Inclusion (PCI) which provides educational programs to enhance a multicultural and inclusive environment. The committee also promotes awareness...  [Read More]

National Volunteer Week Celebration: Spotlight on Technology

Excelsior College encourages volunteerism and to mark the 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Week, staff shared their personal stories. Todd Deshane, Software Build Engineer, Office of Information and Technology Services volunteers with an IT Ministry Team. Excelsior Life: Where do you like...  [Read More]

National Volunteer Week Celebration: Spotlight on Youth

Excelsior College encourages volunteerism and to mark the 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Week, staff members sat down with Excelsior Life to share their personal stories. Today we spotlight volunteering with youth and Kristin Cornell, senior online program assistant, School of Business and Technology....  [Read More]

National Volunteer Week Celebration: Spotlight on Learning English

Excelsior College encourages volunteerism. To mark the 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Week, staff members sat down with Excelsior Life to share their personal stories. As a volunteer, Susan Kryczka, Chief Operating Officer Educators Serving Educators and Assistant Vice President Extended Education teaches...  [Read More]

National Volunteer Week: Spotlight on Career Assistance

Excelsior College encourages volunteerism and celebrates the 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Week. Tina Grant, Executive Director of the Center for the Assessment of Post-Traditional Instruction, Training and Learning (CAPITAL) sat down with Excelsior Life to share her story on why she is a career...  [Read More]