Month: November 2016

Excelsior College and Zone 5 Training Academy today announced an educational agreement that will provide more than 7,500 Capital Region law enforcement personnel – and their spouses/domestic partners – an opportunity to pursue a higher education at Excelsior College at a substantially reduced rate. “We’re thrilled to partner with Excelsior College and provide this type …

Everyone who is currently taking a course or studying for an exam: We have made it to week 7! Give yourselves a pat on the back.  As we make our way into the holiday season, managing school can become harder and harder.  I’m sure some of you are feeling like you’re at your wits’ end. …

FREE Career Services Webinar! Executive Insight Series: Interview with Paul Kelly, HR Executive What I Look for in an Interview Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 1:30 – 2:30pm EST REGISTER TODAY! Going beyond your traditional interviewing information. Gain a different perspective on the job interview process to give you a leg up in your next job interview. …

Cybersecurity: Threats, Risks, and Partnerships This diverse panel will discuss the threats to network service providers and customers, discuss how to manage cyber risks in a complex, diversified environment; and, how to achieve effective outcomes through public and private partnerships. Facilitator: Nnake Nweke, President, Science and Technology Policy Center for Development Panelists: Vern Mosley, Senior …

Building the Government’s Cyber Workforce: Challenges and Solutions Like the private sector, the government is challenged today to educate a cybersecurity workforce to, among other things, understand the various Risk Management Framework methodologies, data analytics, and generate the neccessary metrics to leverage as feedback to further foster training and education opportunities for the workforce. Join …

A photo of Excelsior College President John Ebersole.

A message from Dr. James N. Baldwin, President of Excelsior College: It is with deep regret and much personal sadness that I inform you of the passing of Dr. John F. Ebersole, our former president, and a visionary leader in adult higher education. John, who had been courageously battling myelodysplastic syndromes and had taken a …

Excelsior Life traditionally marks the week of Thanksgiving by reflecting on the past year and campus-wide participation on projects and initiatives focused on helping those less fortunate. Volunteerism is a part of the College’s culture and Excelsior Cares is our community relations program serving New York’s Capital Region and helping to meet critical needs around …

When I find a successful student, someone who is adequately managing school with a full plate, I always have to ask “How do you do it, what is your recipe for success?” I am typically greeted with an answer of “Well, I just do it – I don’t have a choice.” The misconception here is …

Photo of cybersecurity

The Excelsior College Cybersecurity Club was featured in The Bookmark’s Cybsersecurity Programs in the Northeast of the United States. The Cybersecurity Club focuses on community building among cybersecurity professionals at the College. The Bookmark’s list of programs is sent out to local high school to use as a resource for students when they are considering …