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September 2017 Alumni News

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Be One of the First 8 to Register for this FREE Alumni Event
As veterans and Chicago natives, Alumni Leadership Council members Edgar Montalvo, BS '97 and Sterling Brown, AS ’96, BS ’98 are looking for 8 other Excelsior alumni to be their guests at the Midwest BBQ for the Brave. They have a table for 10 with FREE seats for the first 8 alumni who register. This is a unique opportunity for alumni in the Chicago-area to network with other local alumni in a fun and relaxed setting. The Midwest BBQ for the Brave supports Building for America’s Bravest, a program of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Friday, September 8, 2017, 6 pm - 11 pm CT. Registration required.


Pursuing a Career in Intelligence (webinar)
Join Alumni Association president Dwayn Hanford, BS ’05, as he introduces participants to career possibilities in the Intelligence field and how best to leverage their experience and education to move into or up in this dynamic field. Whether in the military or working in the Intelligence Community within the Federal Government or in some other agency, participants will learn what factors must align for their success and what avenues to take when encountering pitfalls. Friday, September 8, 2017, noon - 1 pm ET. Registration required.


Social Media - what's the big deal? (webinar)
Join Emily Young, social media and communities manager for Excelsior College, for a frank discussion on social media in today's society: how various platforms connect the world and why you might find some of them useful in your personal and/or professional life. In this brief overview, you’ll have a chance to ask Emily all the questions you've ever wanted to ask about social media! Wednesday, September 13, 2017, noon - 1 pm ET. Registration required.


Project Management 101 (webinar)
Join Alumni Leadership Council member J. Kane Tomlin, special programs administrator for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and head of the Project Management Office, for a fundamental introduction to one of the fastest growing career fields in the world. Monday, September 25, 2017, noon - 1 pm ET. Registration required.  Learn more about Kane online. Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Affairs.


The Art of Salary Negotiation (webinar)
Many job seekers agree that salary negotiation is a challenging, but necessary, part of the job search process. Join Excelsior College Career Services and its panel of human resources experts, including Alumni Leadership Council member Sterling Brown '96, '98, to learn about strategies and resources that can assist in honing your salary negotiation skills. October 3, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm ET. Registration required.


Social Speak
When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? That's the question we're asking in the Alumni Association Facebook Group this month. Post your answer using #Excelsiorproud. If you're not yet a member, join us!


Excelsior on the Road
This month, members of the Excelsior community will be attending the following events: American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) Meeting in Las Vegas, NV; ECPE Coalition Meeting in Denver, CO; and IBEW Utility 2017 Inter-Union Gas Conference in Portland, OR. If you're in the area, stop by and say hello!


Send Us Your News 
The Alumni Office wants to know what's new with you! Have you recently earned a promotion, accepted a new job, enrolled in a degree program, or completed a professional development opportunity? Don't forget to share your personal accomplishments, too, such as community service and awards. Submissions may be published in Excelsior College Magazine.


Join Our Dedicated Team of Educators 
Who better to teach adult learners like you than adult learners like YOU? Excelsior offers teaching, staff, and consulting opportunities at our Albany, NY and Washington, DC locations, as well as at a distance. Explore jobs at Excelsior.

 

Mark Your Calendar

September 8, 2017
Alumni Event
Midwest BBQ for the Brave


September 8, 2017
School of Public Service Webinar
Pursuing a Career in Intelligence


September 13, 2017
Alumni Speaker Series Webinar
Social Media - what's the big deal?


September 25, 2017
Alumni Speaker Series Webinar
Project Management 101


October 3, 2017
Career Webinar
The Art of Salary Negotiation


December 6, 2017
Career Webinar
Job Search Tips and Techniques


January 15, 2018
Deadline for Applications
Alumni Awards and Alumni Leadership Council


April 1 - 30, 2018
Ever Up Days


May 1-7, 2018
Alumni Association Election


July 13, 2018
Albany, New York
Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Commencement


Office of Alumni Affairs
www.excelsior.edu/alumni
alumni@excelsior.edu
Phone: 888.647.2388
Renee Kelly, Director of Alumni Affairs