Articles by Emily Young

Emily Young
Emily Young is the Social Media and Communities Manager at Excelsior College. When she’s not moderating the college run Facebook groups or managing the content for the Life at Excelsior College blog, she’s also an MBA student at Excelsior College.

ALBANY, N.Y. (August 13, 2019) –  Students at Excelsior College have several ways to earn college credit without having to complete a college course. One way is to take high-stakes exams. Excelsior College offers two exam programs: UExcel exams and Excelsior College Exams (ECEs) in nursing.  Both programs allow students to study independently and then …

tablet showing patient data, nursing informatics

Nurses know that more data and better information leads to better health outcomes for their patients, and in today’s health care landscape, we have more sources of information than ever before as medical records and patient data are digitized. As this quantity of data increases, so does the need for qualified informaticists with the ability …

Amelia Estwick, Director of National Cybersecurity Insitute at the Committee on Homeland Security Hearing

Amelia Estwick, PhD, director of the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College and faculty program director for the Master of Science in Cybersecurity program at Excelsior, was called as a witness to submit and personally defend a written statement for the record before a hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation Subcommittee of the …

Albany, NY — Excelsior College, a not-for-profit, accredited online institution, welcomes graduates from around the world for its annual Commencement Celebration on July 11 and 12, 2019. The Awards Convocation honors graduates for their accomplishments, distinguished faculty, and alumni who have made substantial personal, professional, and community contributions. This ceremony will be on Thursday, July …

Excelsior College was recognized as a Gold-Level School of Distinction by BestColleges.com, a leading provider of college planning resources and higher education research. This distinction recognizes colleges and universities that have dedicated themselves to developing quality online higher education programs. Of the over 3,500 eligible universities in the United States, more than 2,000 offer online …