Month: December 2016

December 2016 We are pleased to offer two new resources to assist CPNE eligible students who are preparing for the CPNE 1. Free CPNE Webinars: Conversations with Kim Once a month Assistant Dean Kim Hedley will give a presentation to help you prepare for the CPNE. Webinars will be recorded and made available for later …

The Latin translation of Excelsior is “higher” or “ever upward.”  John Bayer of Virginia Beach is in many ways, an embodiment of the expression, a self-described lifelong learner who has earned three degrees from Excelsior College, most recently a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts. Bayer retired from the military in 2015, after 37 years …

Excelsior’s efforts designed to help police, recruits In the past few months, several male police recruits have become new fathers, according Rocco Fragomeni, director of the Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Academy, a training facility for police recruits and more experienced officers. Fragomeni said a newly created partnership between the Schenectady-based academy and Excelsior College …

By Patti Cannistraci Every evening I look forward to watching Jeopardy, the game show that poses answers to which contestants provide the question. Some days I am pretty good with the response questions. I love the science and health categories; I am much weaker in classical music and ancient history. I secretly always hope for …

Happy Holidays! It’s Kelli and Hannah your Student Success Coaches again with another monthly app! With the holidays quickly approaching we thought this would be a great time to introduce a budgeting app.  We know you have shopping to do!  How does your wallet look?  We searched high and low and found the most integrated …

Cesar Munguia is one of Excelsior College’s School of Public Service first Master of Public Administration graduates. The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program launched early 2015. The MPA program offers individuals from a variety of educational backgrounds the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills in the government and non-government sector. Munguia is no …

HUM305 Think Big: Innovations in Art, Communication, and Culture  Would you like to develop or increase your ability to think, create, and lead in new ways? This class investigates historical and contemporary innovations, both locally and globally. Listen to Stephen Johnson, a captivating media theorist, who will tell “the story of people who take us …

By Dr. Barbara Pieper and Dr. Patti Cannistraci The 2016 Baccalaureate Education Conference, sponsored by The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), was held in Anaheim, CA with the theme of “Innovating Nursing Education to Improve the Health of the Nation.”  More than 500 nursing faculty, deans, directors, and practitioners from around the country …