Month: January 2017

On January 30, 2017 Dr. Amelia Estwick, Program Manager for the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College, was interviewed on Washington, DC’s WJLA/News Talk program to discuss  cybersecurity in the new administration.

When you need that motivation to get you through anything in life, what do you turn to? As Student Success Coaches, we talk to students who use music to motivate, inspire and drive them to their goals. Quite frankly we love music as well! On any given day at the Student Success Center you will …

Dr. Karl Lawrence will serve as Excelsior College’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance, the institution announced today.  Dr. Lawrence has served as interim CFO since July 2016 following the retirement of John Pontius. The CFO is responsible for administrative, financial, and risk management operations for the College.  In his new role, Dr. …

Dawn Gerrain will serve as Excelsior College’s first Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, the institution announced today. The position, which will be responsible for leading an aggressive restructuring and expansion of the College’s brand, marketing communications, and digital marketing strategy, will report directly to the College President, Jim Baldwin. “Dawn is a skilled marketer …

By Amy Erickson Visible Learning In the January edition of The Online Classroom, Robert Talbert offers several compelling reasons for using video assignments in the online classroom. Instead of submitting a sheet of paper with answers, Talbert’s students video themselves working through the math problems, demonstrating how they arrived at an answer. Showing the process …

Text by Patricia Klimkewicz, PhD, MBA, MS, RN-BC; photos courtesy of Patricia Klimkewicz, PhD, MBA, MS, RN-BC On a sunny day in May, I boarded the Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (TAH-19) for a five month humanitarian aid, disaster relief, and community relationship projects mission in the Pacific. The USNS Mercy served as the command platform for Pacific …

Excelsior College’s School of Business and Technology Speaker Series Presentation Critical Cybersecurity Awareness Faculty Program Director:  Dr. Andrew Hurd Cybersecurity is a growing field. If we had the foresight and we integrated computer security the way it was supposed to be inte-grated 40 years ago there would not be a Cybersecurity field today. It would …