Excelsior College Alumni News
August 2011
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Commencement: Relive Pomp & Circumstance
Graduates and their guests celebrated Commencement on July 8, 2011. View the archived Webcast and learn more about the Class of 2011.
New Graduate Breakfast
A record-breaking 130 alumni and family members attended the Alumni Association Annual Meeting July 9 in Albany, NY! See photos from the event and view a live recap of the meeting during this Web chat, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. EST, Thurs., Aug.18. Registration required.
Lost in Translation: Military to Civilian Chat
Making the transition from military to civilian life can be filled with multiple challenges. During this Web chat on Wed., Sept. 21 from 
8 p.m. – 9 p.m. EST, a panel of experts will teach you how to translate your military experience into a dynamic civilian resume. Register today.
Inside the Maze: Women in Technology Chat
On Sept. 21 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. EST, women in technology and academia will discuss what attracted them to the field, challenges they encountered along the way, and how they overcame them. To attend Negotiating the Glass Maze: Women Achieving Success in Technology, contact Katie Hammer or go to the Facebook event page.
Read Up On It: Free Library Resources
The Excelsior College Alumni Library closes Aug. 31, but you can get a list of free resources and suggestions on how to find local sources of information on the Alumni Web pages.
ValleyCats LogoBatter Up for Capital Region ValleyCats Event
Alumni living in New York's Capital Region have until Aug. 7 to make a reservation for an evening with the Tri-City ValleyCats on Aug. 23 at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy. Reserve your free ticket by Aug. 7 for a night of blues, BBQ, and baseball. Additional tickets are available for purchase.
Suits You to a Tee: New College Store Opens
Get customizable EC gear—tees, sweatshirts, hats, and more—at the new Excelsior College store.
GI Jobs: Military Friendly School—Again
Excelsior College has again been named by G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School® for 2012. This ranking places Excelsior in the top 20 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide. The rankings are based on policies, efforts and results used to recruit and retain military and veteran students.
Excelsior's School of Nursing in the News
Check out this front-page article in the Albany (NY) Times Union about Excelsior's nursing program.
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