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.

Elizabeth Ireland has been an academic advisor in Excelsior College’s School of Nursing for the past six years. On October 18, she was recognized during the Leadership Council on Inclusion’s (LCI) Fifth Annual Multicultural Awards at Schenectady County Community College. The Leadership Council on Inclusion’s membership includes Excelsior College, Union College, University at Albany, Hudson Valley …

  Excelsior College recognizes personal achievements of staff, faculty, and alumni during Women of Achievement Month.  Jeannine Mannarino, an alumni of Excelsior College, shares her story about education and dedication. Both helped her earn a degree and start a non-profit. Excelsior Life: What was your greatest personal achievement? Mannarino: It was December 23,1980, when I solemnly swore to …

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On September 18, Excelsior College began offering a Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations degree. Dr. Li-Fang Shih, associate dean of the School of Business & Technology describes the new program as assisting with President Obama’s national initiative to improve cybersecurity through education and prepare students for jobs in demand. The Bachelor of Science in Cyber …

September is Women of Achievement Month. Excelsior College recognizes the personal achievements of staff and faculty. Today, Angela Stimpson, marketing design manager shares her story. Excelsior Life: What was your greatest personal achievement? Stimpson: On September 22, 2010, I donated my kidney to a stranger. Excelsior Life: How did this achievement impact your life?  Stimpson: This was …

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. Chair massage has its benefits. Isn’t it ironic that massage therapists apply pressure to reduce pressure in one’s life?  Every Friday afternoon, Linda Anagnostopulos, admissions counselor at …