Nursing Tops Minority Associate Degree List
Excelsior College was named the “Top Degree Producer
” for minority students seeking associate degrees in nursing, according to the May edition of Diverse Issues in Higher Education
magazine. Help spread the news by sharing this with your social networks.
Closing the Books on the Alumni Library
After a three-year pilot program, the Excelsior College Alumni Library will close on Aug. 31. All alumni library materials will remain available until that date. Thereafter, a list of free resources and suggestions on how to find local sources of information can be found on the alumni Web pages.
Opening New Doors: The Excelsior MBA
The thought of starting an MBA can be daunting, but the rewards of earning the degree can be huge: broader business knowledge, greater promotional opportunities, and improved career prospects. Find out how to get started on your Excelsior MBA
on Wed., July 20 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EDT, with a presentation by faculty from the School of Business & Technology. Contact Tina Perfetti
Annual Association Meeting 2.0 Web Chat
Find out about the business and happenings that occurred at the Annual Meeting during this live Web chat, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. EST, Thurs., Aug.18, presented by your Alumni Advisory Board.
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.
Excelsior Grads Sought for Job OpportunitiesGLOBALFOUNDRIES,
the world’s most advanced semiconductor wafer manufacturing facility, seeks Excelsior grads with military experience applicable to a technical profession, those who have earned an AAS in Technical studies, or those pursuing a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology. These job opportunities
are available at the Fab 8 facility, located in New York’s beautiful Saratoga Region
Marie Wrinn, BS in nursing '10,
Joins Alumni Advisory Board
Marie A. Wrinn of Tucson, AZ, works with hospice admissions, triage, and as a primary nurse for high acuity cases. She also volunteers by providing music therapy at a local assisted living facility. Wrinn is the architect of a non-profit charity, which provides a bridge to span gaps in the provision of quality end-of-life care for children in developing countries by strengthening local programs through education and facility development. The 2010 recipient of Excelsior’s Dr. Robert Kinsinger Award for her excellent academic achievement as well as volunteer work, her AAB term runs through 2013.
Hats Off Special EditionShare your accomplishments
for the upcoming 40th anniversary issue of Live & Learn
. Let us know how your Excelsior experience has influenced your life, what personal and professional activities you’ve pursued since graduating, and your future plans and aspirations.