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The National Association for Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) and Excelsior College today announced a renewal of their academic partnership. Under this agreement, association members and their spouses or domestic partners are eligible for reduced tuition and fees for associate and bachelor degree programs in the School of Nursing, as well as undergraduate degree programs in Liberal …

On November 11, Excelsior College staff members joined hundreds of local veterans at the annual Veterans Day Parade held in Albany, New York. Leticia “Letty” Cabeza, administrative assistant in Excelsior College’s marketing department at Excelsior College, was one of the parade attendees. As a veteran herself, the recognition of military service is especially important to …

Military Times has named Excelsior College a “Best for Vets” College for the sixth consecutive year. The rankings are based on the results of Military Times’ annual school survey of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement. Last week, Excelsior was also honored as a “Military Friendly” College by Victory Media for …

I recently heard someone ask, “What’s the big deal about being a veteran? Why are we giving these guys so much attention?” This was quite a contrast to the “thank you for your service” I often hear going through TSA’s airport security line, retired ID in hand. Still, despite the bluntness, I found these questions …

Op-ed piece written by President John Ebersole for eCampus News. Accreditation agencies are neither pawns nor anti-progress. But the process could use some clarification. Higher education’s accreditation community, in particular the six regional accreditors that serve as gatekeepers to Title IV financial aid, has been a summer target for criticism by Congress, the Obama administration, …

Excelsior College, along with TATA Interactive and Questar III BOCES, are the recipients of a Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Learning Award for the development of a series of online professional development courses. Teaching Mathematics to 21st Century Learners, a slate of three online courses, help teachers meet expectations of the Mathematics Standards that have …

The Partner Network syndicates authorized content on behalf of Excelsior College’s corporate and academic partner organizations. This post originally appeared on Straighterline blog. Goal setting is critical to succeeding in college – at any age. For adult learners, setting clear educational goals provides the motivation and the roadmap to get the degree and career you want. Here are 4 …