Posts filed under "General"

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]

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]

Partner Forum Focuses on Student Experience

Yesterday, Excelsior College held its 3rd annual Academic Partnership Forum, hosting more than 30 partners from across the United States, for a... [read more]

Hillary K. Harding of Excelsior College Chosen for American Institute of CPAs Leadership Academy

Hillary K. Harding, Controller at Excelsior College, has been selected as one of 38 young CPAs to participate in the American Institute... [read more]

Baldwin Joins Excelsior College Executive Staff

Excelsior College announced today that Dr. James N. Baldwin, a highly experienced education administrator, is joining the executive staff at the College... [read more]

School of Nursing Awarded Federal Grant

Improved patient outcomes and reduced health care costs are the result of increased levels of education among nurses. This was a finding... [read more]

Class of 2014: More than 4,600 Adult Learners Graduate from Excelsior College

Graduates and their families will come together in Albany, N.Y. this Friday, July 11 at 3 p.m. EST to celebrate Excelsior College’s... [read more]

Distance EDU on Demand: Dr. Patrick Jones on Why Online Courses are Superior to Face-to-Face Classes

Dr. Patrick Jones, vice provost and interim co-dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss... [read more]

Behind the Scenes: How Does Financial Aid Differ at an Online College?

The financial aid office at any college can be a bustling place just before the start of a semester. However, in an... [read more]

The Real World: Both College Students and Staff Work at a Distance

Times have changed and telecommuting is part of the working world today. In 2012, it was estimated over fifty million U.S. workers... [read more]

Excelsior College OWL Honored with NUTN Distance Education Innovation Award

The Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL), released earlier this year and already in use on more than 20 college campuses and... [read more]

Changing Perspectives on Higher Education

The way Chris Montagnino views things, Excelsior is well-positioned to help lead the current wave of innovation in higher education that is... [read more]

Excelsior College to Launch Center for Game and Simulation-Based Learning this Friday in Washington, DC

This Friday, May 16, Excelsior College will launch the Center for Game and Simulation-Based Learning with an event at the Rayburn House... [read more]

Distance EDU on Demand: Jo Ann Webb, RN, MHA on Impact of Affordable Care Act on Nursing

Jo Ann Webb, RN, MHA, senior director of federal relations and policy for the American Organization of NurseExecutives (AONE), joins the Excelsior... [read more]

Excelsior College President Inducted into Distance Learning Hall of Fame

Dr. John F. Ebersole, President of Excelsior College, was inducted into the The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Hall of Fame during the... [read more]

Excelsior College Staff Members Recognized as NACADA Award Winners

The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) of professional higher education advisors, counselors, and administrators has selected three staff members at Excelsior College... [read more]

Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) Hosts First Working Session

On April 21-22, the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) hosted its first working session in Phoenix, Arizona. Announced in March and funded by... [read more]

Excelsior Joins National Efforts to Expand Adoption of Competency-Based Education Across U.S.

  Excelsior College, a pioneer in competency-based education since its founding in 1971, has been selected to take part in two nation-wide... [read more]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Awards $200,000 Grant to Presidents’ Forum to Continue Work on State Reciprocity

The Presidents’ Forum today announced a $200,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide outreach and information to state... [read more]

Excelsior College’s Partners in Lifelong Learning to Honor Times Union, Deborah Onslow

On Wednesday, April 23, Excelsior College will recognize the Times Union and Deborah Onslow for their commitment to education and the Capital... [read more]