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Patricia “Patti” Hill, of Macon, GA, completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice at Georgia State University in May of 2019. Since earning her BS in Nursing at Excelsior College in 1990, Hill has gone one to earn an MS in Nursing Administration in 1996, a post-master certificate in nursing education in 2006, and a post-master …

Air Force veteran Sasha Frate, of Portland, OR, is the owner and editor in chief of “Face the Current Magazine,” a multi award-winning aspirational lifestyle publication covering international content in travel, culture and arts, music, sports and fitness, and health. Read in more than 56 countries and with 750,000 monthly reach, the magazine is available online …

Dr. Jeffrey Stephen Grote, of Mechanicsville, MD, was recently selected as one of October 2019’s “Braves of the Month” at Chopticon High School in Morganza, MD. A 1997 graduate of Excelsior College, Grote has been working as a long-term substitute teacher at Chopticon where he has also served as a tennis coach. Grote holds a …

Manuel Lombardero, of Hawthorne, FL was presented with a “Game Changer Award” for his work digitalizing the lubrication maintenance program at his company, AES Costa Norte. Lombardero’s work made information including safety data sheets, technical specifications, procedures, and analytical data   readily accessible through the use of QR codes to mobile devices. He also created training …

Alumni in Grad caps

Richard Varner, of Humble, TX began his doctoral studies at Drexel University this year. Since graduating from Excelsior College in 2016, Varner has gone on to earn master’s degrees in instructional design and technology from Full Sail University and in human resources from Webster University. He also earned an Associate of Applied Science in Technology …

usajobs, federal government jobs

How to find, apply for, and land your dream job with the federal government With relative job security, opportunities for career growth, and stable benefits, it makes sense that landing a position with the federal government is a goal for many job seekers. According to federal workforce statistics prepared for Congress in October 2019, there …

Yolanda Johnson, Master of Health Sciences

Yolanda Johnson treats the individual, not just their disease

How would Yolanda Johnson change the world? Most people could make the case that she’s already changed it for the better in her work as a program director at an addiction care center. Johnson will tell you her dream is to do more, “to work to …

How Embracing Your Innate Creativity Could Be Just the Lift You Need For all its artsy, free-flowing connotations, “creativity” can be a little intimidating, especially when it comes to the workplace. In recent years, it’s become hard not to notice the word has grown into a trendy, business world, catch-all concept with experts touting the …