Veterans & Military Archive

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 magazine. Excelsior...

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 the school’s...

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, a veteran,...

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 field of...

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 graduation, he...

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 others from...

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 network, find...

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 a Meritorious...

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 Army Times,...

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 distinction, schools...

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. John Ebersole...

Center for Military Education to Show Veterans How to “Get LinkedIn” to Their Career Network
LinkedIn, the “world’s largest professional” social network, now has more than 200 million users. But how can returning veterans use the site to network,...

The Patriot Poll with Jeremy Glasstetter
Jeremy Glasstetter, director of the Lt. Col. Bryant A Murray Veterans Center, discusses the results of the Excelsior College “Patriot Poll”, a nationwide survey...

Excelsior College Will Provide a Tuition-free Course For Military Students
Responding to the educational needs of America’s men and women in uniform, military students at Excelsior College will be able to take a course,...

Patriot Poll: What Services Should Colleges Provide Veterans?
In September 2013, Excelsior College released the results of its most recent Patriot Poll which was conducted nationwide among active duty military personnel and...

Excelsior College Patriot Poll Explores Use of Veteran Education Benefits
According to a new Patriot Poll released this week by the Excelsior College, just 35 percent of veterans who have used, currently use or...

[Watch] ‘How to Improve Your Writing’ Webinar for Veterans
On September 20, 2013, Excelsior College hosted “How to Improve Your Writing” as part of the Center for Military Education’s “You’re Back – What’s...

Celebrating Women of Achievement Month: Jeannine Mannarino
  Excelsior College recognizes personal achievements of staff, faculty, and alumni during Women of Achievement Month.  Jeannine Mannarino, an alumni of Excelsior College, shares...

Excelsior Designated a “Military Friendly School” by Military Advanced Education Magazine for 7th Consecutive Year
For the 7th straight year, Excelsior College, America’s largest and oldest nonprofit distance learning institution, has been bestowed the title of “top-military friendly college”...

Excelsior Academic Partnership Forum Focuses on the Veteran Transfer Experience
What can higher education do to prepare for and help transition the more than one million veterans returning from abroad? That was the focal...