Articles by Excelsior Staff

Students can apply for loan forgiveness and start over again, or seek to transfer credits they have earned to another school with a generous credit transfer policy Excelsior College is reaching out to thousands of former Argosy University students, reminding them they have options following the sudden closure of the institution amid a federal student …

With new members of the alumni leadership council JONATHAN GREEN ’09, ’12 Q: You’re an experienced hospital administrator. What would you say is the most important quality employers should look for when they hire for any position? A: I think personality is the most important element to consider when interviewing for any position. Of course, …

Time management tips and tricks to reach your goal People are consumed and busy with so many things, from kids, work, and personal responsibilities to military life, school, and more. It is honestly hard to juggle it all. As student success coaches, we talk to students daily about how to manage their time effectively to …

On July 14, Excelsior College held its annual Commencement in Albany, New York. The ceremony, in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, located a stone’s throw from the state capitol, was attended by staff, faculty, local dignitaries, and more than 400 graduates from throughout the nation and the world, accompanied and cheered on by family …

Kathryn Elder, teaching

The word “serendipitous” can certainly describe a life. But when it comes to Excelsior College alum Kathryn Elder, the term can also describe a person, one whose breakneck travels, colorful experiences, and career-focused education have transported her to exactly the place she needs to be. Growing up in Cobleskill, New York, Elder started her ongoing …

Joanna Lew, nuclear engineering technology degree alum at her workplace, Exelon

Some degrees provide students a start toward a desired profession. Others provide employees in-depth enhancement of knowledge and training necessary to advance in their current careers. Take Excelsior College graduate, Joanna Lew. The Pennsylvania native was a nuclear operator for nearly seven years when she considered adding to her higher education credentials. Working at one …

tips for writing your resume

Writing an effective resume is one of the most important tasks in the job search process Your resume is a self-marketing tool that outlines your unique value to an employer and can ultimately secure a coveted job interview. Most employers will spend only 20 to 30 seconds when reviewing a resume. To get your resume …

Carl Bradshaw

 I’m a retired Army officer and I have been working in the military or with veterans continuously for 37 years. I retired from active duty as a U.S. Army military intelligence officer in 2005. I served with the 101st Airborne Division in the Sinai, the 1st Armored Division during operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the 3rd …