Excelsior College Alumni News
April 2014
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Mark Your Calendar

April 7, 2014
Career Web Chat
Job and Career Fairs: Learning How to Successfully Navigate the Maze

April 23, 2014
Scholarship Fundraiser
Partners in Lifelong Learning Event

April 28, 2014
Gaming Webinar
Dungeons and Discourse: Models and Practices for Gamifying Course Design

April 30, 2014
Career Web Chat
Moving In, Up or Out ...Your Guide to Career Moves and Transitions

May 1-7, 2014
Online Voting
Alumni Advisory Board Election

June 1, 2014
Event
Raleigh, NC Alumni Event

July 11, 2014
Event
Commencement
 

 
Raleigh Alumni Reception: Register Today
Join local alumni for an afternoon gathering in Raleigh, NC on Sunday, June 1, 2 pm-4 pm, at the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport/Brier Creek. Your hosts will be Trustee Emeritus John Wetsch, BS '84, and Alumni Advisory Board members Dan Coberly, AS '77, BS '84 and Wayne Oppel, BS '91. Don't miss this opportunity to hear an update on the College and share Excelsior stories. Light refreshments and cash bar available. Registration required by May 28.
Moving In, Up, or Out: Your Guide to Career Moves and Transitions
Join Ed Hallenbeck, career consultant for Excelsior College, and a panel of experts for this interesting Web chat on how to steer through any career move. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 7-8 pm ET. Registration required.
Election 2014: Cast Your Vote in May
No need to run to the polls for the upcoming Alumni Advisory Board election—cast your vote online between May 1 and May 7, 2014. The slate includes Sandra Butterfield, BS in Nursing '86 of Spring Valley, CA; Jennifer Gentry AS in Nursing '04, BSN '11 of Portland, TX; and Dwayn Hanford, BS '05 of Springfield, VA.
Job and Career Fairs Web Chat
How do you find your way through the career fair crowd and stand out from other job seekers? Find out during Job and Career Fairs: Learning How to Successfully Navigate the Maze with Ed Hallenbeck, career consultant for Excelsior College. Monday, April 7, 2014, 8-9 pm ET. Registration required.
Countdown to Commencement: 102 Days
Will this be the year that you take that all-important walk across the stage? Join us for Commencement on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 3 pm in Albany, NY. Registration is required.
Alumni Association Annual Meeting
The annual meeting of the Excelsior Alumni Association will take place at the College on Friday, July 11 at 10 am. If you're coming to Albany for Commencement, join the Alumni Advisory Board on campus beforehand for the annual meeting, a tour of the College, and meet and greet with advisors. Registration is required. If you can't make it to Albany, look for the minutes of the meeting online.
Accolades for The Call of Nursing
The Call of Nursing, a publication of Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press has been nominated for a Foreword Magazine Book of the Year award in the education category. Each year, Foreword shines a light on a small group of indie authors and publishers whose work stands out from the crowd.
Excelsior on the Road
This month, members of the Excelsior community will be attending the following conferences: American Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention in Washington, DC and the Phi Theta Kappa Convention in Orlando. If you're in the area, stop by and say hello!
Announcing New Excelsior Partnerships
Excelsior offers a variety of discounted educational opportunities with organizations such as the Community Colleges of Spokane in Spokane, WA; and Fusion Productions in Webster, NY. View our complete list to see if your organization participates.If they don't, explore how they can!
Is Facebook Part of Your Estate?
When you begin creating or updating your estate plans, you'll likely spend the bulk of your time determining which assets you have, and then deciding which people and charities will receive these items after your lifetime. But have you given a thought to your online legacy? Learn about the importance of your digital assets.
Join Us Online
Friend us, like us, follow us—there's a whole community of Excelsior College alumni out there. Join us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
Let Us Take Our Hats Off to You
Send news of your accomplishments and activities so we can take our "hats off" to you in an upcoming issue of the College's magazine, Live & Learn.
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