Alumni Newsletter – August 2022

On August 1, 2022, we officially became Excelsior University!

Our new logo is inspired by the reach and aspirations of our students and the educational home they have at Excelsior. Supported by sturdy columns, an aspirational arrow forms a roof and two open doors providing a welcoming educational home for students to grow their life stories. Join President Schejbal in embracing our commitment to students and alumni as we celebrate Excelsior’s evolution!
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Alumni Success: Meet Jeremy Walkley

The choices Jeremy Walkley, of Schodack, New York, has made have impacted his career as a military servicemember, his current job as division chief of the Logistics Management Division at Watervliet Arsenal, his role in the National Guard, and his very life.
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Organizational Success: Excelsior’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and ELEVATE: The Campaign for Student Scholarships

Excelsior’s 50th anniversary celebration and ELEVATE: The Campaign for Student Scholarships were an unprecedented success. With record support from Excelsior alumni, trustees, staff, and friends, we have exceeded our increased $1.5 million goal.

We are proud of Excelsior’s rich history and community of strength. Together, we will continue to advance our mission and expand our reach to more Excelsior students than ever before.

Excelsior University Spotlight: Moving Forward as Excelsior University

Now known as Excelsior University, Excelsior aims to help even more adult students benefit from career-solving, industry-validated learning. Watch our new commercial!
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Give Back: Class of 2022 Sets a Giving Record

The Pay It Forward campaign for the Class of 2022 closed on July 31, 2022. With your help, we were able to raise $8,340, setting a giving record for a graduating class. Participation in this campaign is a wonderful way for new graduates to pay it forward by helping to ensure that future students can achieve the goal that you are celebrating now. Your dedication to Excelsior, and your support of future students, makes us all #ExcelsiorProud.
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Get Involved: Become an Excelsior University Alumni Ambassador

Becoming an alumni ambassador is a meaningful way to support new alumni and make new connections. By sharing your expertise, knowledge, and experience with fellow Excelsior graduates, you are growing your network and giving back to Excelsior.

Hear about Becoming an Ambassador from Timothy Leaks ’18, ’22.
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#ExcelsiorProud: Show Your Excelsior Pride

Order your first Excelsior University custom t-shirt! New apparel will be arriving soon.
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Alumni Featured Event: Navigating Retirement with a GPS: Growing, Protecting, and Saving Your Fund: SEFCU Institute for Financial Well-Being

Tuesday, Sept. 13 • 6 pm ET
Planning for a secure financial future can be overwhelming. Join this session to gain insight on a variety of topics regarding growing, protecting, and saving funds for retirement. You’ll learn common ways to prepare for retirement, and receive an introduction to the basics of wills, trusts, and Social Security earnings.
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In Case You Missed It: Alumni Association Annual Meeting

The Excelsior University Alumni Association Annual Meeting was held via Zoom on July 7. In case you missed it, take a moment to watch the meeting to meet elected representatives of the Alumni Leadership Council, hear about happenings at Excelsior as well as updates on new and upcoming alumni programs, and congratulate the recipients of the 2022 alumni awards.
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