Articles by Alicia Jacobs

Alicia Jacobs
Alicia Jacobs is Excelsior College’s Director of Communications and Community Engagement. She responsible for internal communications, public and media relations, employee and community engagement. She assists with special projects, events, committees on behalf of the President's Office. Jacobs career includes television production, broadcast media, healthcare, renewable energy, sports & entertainment, hospitality and higher education. She is also an Emmy Award-Winning TV Producer. During her career, she has worked for three international charities. Her work with non-profits continues today as she leads community engagement initiatives for the College including the Annual Excelsior Cares Volunteer Week. Outside of work, Jacobs is community-minded.Jacobs is a graduate of the University at Albany and earned her Master of Arts, communication with concentration in public relations from Western New England University. She is also a graduate of Excelsior College's Leadership Academy.

Albany, N.Y. —Amelia Estwick, PhD, director of the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College, was recently named co-chair of the national Cybersecurity Education Diversity Initiative (CEDI). CEDI is a workforce development initiative that aims to close the gap in cybersecurity talent through a partnership with the National Cybersecurity Agenda, Maryland Innovation & Security Institute (MISI), …

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College will host a webinar focused on “The Political Candidates on Cannabis” next Tuesday, October 20 from 4–5 p.m. ET. The webinar will be moderated by Mona Zhang, a long-standing cannabis reporter who has been with Politico since 2019. Attendees will hear from two industry experts, Kris Krane, president of 4frontventures.com, …

Albany, N.Y.- Excelsior College has partnered with ed2go, a Cengage company and a leading provider of online adult continuing education and career training programs, to provide learners in 50 states and more than 16 countries with access to fully online, noncredit courses to gain additional marketable workforce skills.  This partnership helps individuals demonstrate specialized knowledge …

Albany, NY — Excelsior College will host a Virtual Graduate Student Research Symposium on Friday, October 2 from 1:00–5:30 p.m. ET. The keynote speaker, Sri Banerjee, PhD, has worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the area of infectious diseases and public health projects worldwide. He will address “Loneliness in the Era …

LOS ANGELES and ALBANY, N.Y. (September 22, 2020) – TutorMe, a leading provider of online tutoring, and Excelsior College, an accredited, not-for-profit online college focused on helping adults complete their degrees and advance their careers, announced today an agreement to provide Excelsior students with TutorMe’s online, 24×7 tutoring services, free of charge. TutorMe has an …

Albany, N.Y. – Excelsior College is proud to announce an exclusive educational partnership with The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce (NPR Chamber).  Members of the NPR Chamber include entrepreneurs, businesses, corporations, and government entities in Puerto Rico.  The NPR Chamber provides an opportunity to bridge economic and workforce development by advocating for business owners …

Albany, NY — Excelsior College’s 49th Annual Commencement will be the first 100 percent virtual ceremony for the distance-learning college. The College has historically broadcast Commencement for those who couldn’t attend the in-person event. However, this year due to COVID-19, graduates received their cap, tassel, and other items by mail to participate in the event …