Posts filed under "Veterans & Military"

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]

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]

Excelsior Webinar Aims to Help Returning Veterans Jumpstart College and Career Success

Veterans and military encounter many challenges on their return to civilian life, especially those seeking out a higher education. In response, Excelsior... [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]

More Students Using Military TA

Military Times has published its annual list of top 50 colleges serving the military based on the number of students taking courses... [read more]

Excelsior College Designated as a Purple Heart University by the Military Order of the Purple Heart

Excelsior College has been designated as a Purple Heart University by the Military Order of the Purple Heart. The official proclamation was... [read more]

Military Appreciation Month:Traits to be A Successful Leader

May is National Military Appreciation Month. When re-entering the civilian workforce, former military personnel bring with them many skills, among these is... [read more]

Watch: Your Pathway to a Career in Nursing

On April 16, the Center for Military Education at Excelsior College hosted a webinar centered on the ability of  military corpsman to use their training... [read more]

Department of South Carolina Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Partners with Excelsior College to Provide Higher Education Pathway

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of South Carolina has signed an education agreement with Excelsior College that will allow VFW members... [read more]

Repeat: Excelsior Business Program Named ‘Best for Vets’ for 2nd Consecutive Year

For the second time in as many years, Excelsior College has been named a “Best for Vets: Business School” by Military Times... [read more]

You’re Back – What’s Next? Your Personal Pathway to a Career in Nursing

Today, the Center for Military Education at Excelsior College announced an upcoming webinar focused on educating prospective military and veteran students on... [read more]

VA Conducts Suicide Prevention Training for Excelsior College Advisors

  Several years ago, an Excelsior College academic advisor received a phone call from a student overwhelmed with academics. Once the student,... [read more]

Partnership Allows NAUS Member to Earn Degree at Reduced Cost

Veteran Sharon Kunkel is currently enrolled in a graduate program on the West Coast, intent on achieving her teaching certification in the... [read more]

Veteran Finds Opportunity with Education Incentive

Matthew Schwarzman grew up in Parma, Cleveland’s largest suburb until high school, when his family packed up and moved to Vermont. After... [read more]

Degree Opens Door to “Dream Job” for Veteran

Claudell Harris joined the United States Army at 20 years old, drawn to the military for many of the same reasons as... [read more]

Watch: How Veterans Can Use LinkedIn to Expand Career Network

LinkedIn, the social network for “professionals”, now has more than 200 million users. But how can returning veterans use the site to... [read more]

Retired Navy Officer Earns Service Medals and a College Degree

Over the course of a 30 year military service career, retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Shawn T. McMahon was honored with... [read more]

Excelsior College Named “Best for Vets” by Military Times for Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth consecutive year, Military Times has named Excelsior College a “Best for Vets” College. According to Military Times, which comprises... [read more]

G.I. Jobs Magazine Names Excelsior as Military-Friendly College for Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth year in a row, Excelsior College has been named a “Military-Friendly” school by G.I. Jobs Magazine. To earn the... [read more]

Recognizing Veterans Day

A roundup of veteran-related stories from around Excelsior College in recognition of Veterans Day: Veterans Day Column “Reflections on Service” by Dr.... [read more]