Articles by Jenna Kerwin

Jenna Kerwin
Jenna Kerwin has more than ten years of experience in creative and professional writing for non-profit institutions. She graduated Sage College of Albany with a BS in Creative Writing and an AS in Journalism where she was also an editor of the school’s newspaper and art magazine. She is currently a writer and editor for Excelsior’s marketing department.
Steve Marciano, 2018 bachelor of science in health sciences grad

Steven Marciano’s business background helps him thrive in his career in nursing administration

2018 Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences graduate Steven Marciano, of Tampa Bay, Florida, is the manager of business operations at Saint Anthony’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, where he oversees and provides business support to 17 nursing units throughout the hospital. Although …

Christopher Johnson, Director of Cybersecurity Operations Center

Christopher Johnson’s diverse job history leads to his dream career

  Christopher Johnson’s pathway to becoming the director of the Cybersecurity Operations Center at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) was not straight or fast. Johnson took some classes here and there to pursue his education and also landed a few different jobs—one with the U.S. …

Institute of integrative nutrition graduates

Laurie Cooper, of Rexford, New York, and Christa Stauder, of Kirkwood, Missouri, each chose to pursue a career in health sciences because they wanted to help people in need. Cooper and Stauder attended the Institute of Integrative Nutrition to gain a background in nutrition and then earned their health sciences degrees with Excelsior College before …

Curnes Williams Jr, Excelsior College military graduate

Curnes Williams Jr. overcomes PTSD to earn his degree and start a post-military career.

Excelsior College graduate Curnes Williams Jr., a U.S. Army Medical Command employee and former Army medic, knows the toll PTSD can take but is also proof of the amazing things one can accomplish when overcoming the disorder. Williams enlisted in the …

Tracey Washington, Instructional Faculty Master of Science in Health Sciences

Tracy Washington, of Hampton, Virginia, has used his expertise in health and wellness and strategic development to improve the health care services of federal and state agencies, organizations, and communities. His knowledge and interest in health care go back to his days in the Air Force and now he applies his military and career experience …

Kathryn Komdat

Kathryn Komdat, a forensic autopsy technician and funeral director, makes sure they’re heard

When many people hear the word “mortuary,” “funeral home,” or “morgue,” they might think of horror movies and crime shows, and the hair on their arms may even stand up. For Kathryn Komdat of Averill Park, New York, it’s daily life. Komdat …

1975 Regents External Degree Program Graduate

After retiring from a career as an attorney, Larry Arnold of Morgantown, West Virginia, volunteers as a summer gardener at the Sites Homestead in the Monongahela National Forest. In addition to earning his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Excelsior (then Regents) College, Arnold also earned a JD from Detroit College of Law and a Post-JD …

1994 Regents College Graduate

Jamie Thompson, BA ’94, of Sparks, Nevada, has enjoyed a long and decorated career with the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management in Nevada where he wrote and edited the award-winning management plan for the Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon-Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area. Thompson earned his JD from the University of …

Jenny Wesnick, AAMA Partner Student

Jenny Wensink Goes Back to School to Help People in Need

  In these difficult and changing times, the last thing people want to worry about is whether their family members can see a doctor. Many people are forgoing a doctor’s appointment for an illness or a routine checkup because they can’t afford it during …