Posts filed under "Featured"

Upcoming Event to Explore Psychological and Emotional Consequences of Deployment for Returning Veterans

On November 6, Excelsior College will hold a “Veterans Day” reception on campus to recognize the sacrifices of service members, veterans, and... [read more]

Breast Cancer Awareness is Not Just for Women

The Excelsior College Wellness Committee holds events annually to create awareness and educate staff on health issues and prevention. On October 28,... [read more]

Why Nuclear? A National Nuclear Science Week Interview with Dr. Michael Johnson

This week marks National Nuclear Science Week, a week-long national celebration of the benefits of nuclear technology and the many career opportunities... [read more]

Deborah Golden Alecson on Dying in America

Deborah Golden Alecson, a faculty member in the Schools of Health Science and Nursing, joins the show to discuss a September 2014... [read more]

Today in Cybersecurity: Derek Smith on Medical Device Cybersecurity

In this National Cybersecurity Institute podcast, Derek Smith discusses the possibility of medical devices being hacked and the FDA’s guidance on how... [read more]

Students Become Investigators in Cybercrimes Course

Industry calls for greater cybersecurity awareness have increased as hackers, both lone and state-sponsored, continue to strike U.S. and European digital infrastructure.... [read more]

Excelsior’s John Pontius Honored at CFO of the Year Awards

John Pontius, vice president, finance and administration, was one of ten financial executives honored by the Albany Business Review at its CFO... [read more]

Fleet Reserve Association Signs Educational Partnership with Excelsior College

The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) has signed an educational agreement with Excelsior College that will allow its members to pursue a college... [read more]

Distance EDU on Demand: Dr. Michael Johnson on Careers in Energy

In recognition of National Careers in Energy Week (Oct. 13-19), Dr. Michael Johnson, faculty member, School of Business and Technology discusses recent... [read more]

Today in Cybersecurity: Derek Smith on Advanced Persistent Threats

In this National Cybersecurity Institute podcast, Derek Smith discusses Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). Smith defines what APT’s are and provides an overview... [read more]

Commentary: What Would Happen if Ebola Virus Spread to the U.S.?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on August 7, 2014 following the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. Dr. Rena Jones, a... [read more]

Upcoming Webinar: “What We Tell Ourselves About Writing”

The National Day on Writing (October 20) is an annual event sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and recognized... [read more]

Today in Cybersecurity: Derek Smith on Cyber Forensics Tools

In this National Cybersecurity Institute podcast, Derek Smith provides a brief overview of the field of cyber forensics and then discusses some... [read more]

Excelsior College Students: Responsible Borrowers

The numbers are in and Excelsior’s students are among the most responsible borrowers when it comes to student loans. The U.S. Department... [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]

Arizona Marine Credits Military Leaders with Influencing Decision to Pursue a Degree

By Judy Reed, Center for Military Education —– Marine Gunnery Sergeant Patrick Rayl, having grown up in Clinton, Indiana, knew he wanted... [read more]

Watch: ‘Courageous Learning’ Documentary

There are more than 93 million Americans in the workforce today without a degree. Their standard of living is falling and their... [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]