Articles by Lynda Holt

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With seventeen years of experience in developing and marketing entrepreneurial ventures within higher education institutions, Lynda is responsible for bringing together the marketing resources of Excelsior College and her internal clients. She ran the Weekend MBA at the University at Albany for six years, before overseeing operations for the online MBA and graduate recruiting at Syracuse University. Lynda has an MBA from Marist College and an MS in Forensic Accounting from the University of Albany, and is a doctoral candidate at The University of New England.

Several years ago, my father was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease. This diagnosis was the latest in a long list of diseases my dad had been dealing with as he grew older: type 2 diabetes, colon cancer, heart disease, and high blood pressure. As his daughter, I had inherited his genes; I looked much like …

danger tape for lead hazard and workers in white hazmat suits

In December 2017, a federal appeals court, in an unusual move, ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise within one year a nearly 17-year-old standard for dangerous levels of lead. The federal government banned the use of lead paint 40 years ago, but lead paint and its dangers to the brains of growing children …

nursing at night, night shift

It isn’t uncommon for nurses to at some point in their career to work the night shift. Some nurses like to work late knowing they will get the opportunity to be a leader. There are fewer people working, so the opportunity to stand out and be recognized as a professional in the field can happen …