Articles by Alicia Jacobs

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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.

The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship recognizes academic excellence among community college transfer students, while increasing educational opportunity for students transferring from partner institutions. Heather Unser is Excelsior College’s 2015-2016 Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship award recipient and a graduate from SUNY Adirondack. Excelsior Life: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Heather Unser: I have …