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.

On July 11, Excelsior College will host its annual Commencement ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, New York. With ‘Commencement Stories’, Excelsior Life explores the personal and educational journeys of a few of this year’s outstanding graduates. LT. Jimmy J. Pavelka currently has 25 years of service in the United States Navy. He had 16 years …

May is National Military Appreciation Month. When re-entering the civilian workforce, former military personnel bring with them many skills, among these is the ability to lead. Leader-member relationships can impact problem solving, motivation, and development in the workplace. USASMA instructor Sergeant Major Larry Fegans, who is also a faculty member from Excelsior College’s School of …

The purpose of Excelsior Life’s Passionate Pursuits is to help shine a light on faculty and staff successfully balancing work, home and family – just like our students. Alan Moorse is a research analyst in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at Excelsior College. Outside of work, Moorse has a passion for putting wheels in motion …

The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) of professional higher education advisors, counselors, and administrators has selected three staff members at Excelsior College as 2014 NACADA Award Winners. To be recognized during the association’s fall annual conference, Sandy DerGurahian, Chris Johnson, and Sara Duprey were selected for making significant contributions to improving academic advising. “High quality advising …

As part of Excelsior College’s culture, the President’s Committee on Inclusion (PCI) provides educational programs to enhance a multicultural and inclusive environment. The committee also promotes awareness through diversity programs to enrich the working and learning environment of the Excelsior College Community at large. In this video, Excelsior College staff explain what diversity and inclusion …

April is Celebrate Diversity Month. As part of Excelsior College’s culture, staff volunteers appointed by the college president participate in the President’s Committee on Inclusion (PCI) which provides educational programs to enhance a multicultural and inclusive environment. The committee also promotes awareness programs to enrich the working and learning environment of the Excelsior College Community …

April is Celebrate Diversity Month. As part of Excelsior College’s culture, staff volunteers appointed by the college president participate in the President’s Committee on Inclusion (PCI) which provides educational programs to enhance a multicultural and inclusive environment. The committee also promotes awareness programs to enrich the working and learning environment of the Excelsior College Community …