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Everyone who is currently taking a course or studying for an exam: We have made it to week 7! Give yourselves a pat on the back.  As we make our way into the holiday season, managing school can become harder and harder.  I’m sure some of you are feeling like you’re at your wits’ end. …

Cybersecurity: Threats, Risks, and Partnerships This diverse panel will discuss the threats to network service providers and customers, discuss how to manage cyber risks in a complex, diversified environment; and, how to achieve effective outcomes through public and private partnerships. Facilitator: Nnake Nweke, President, Science and Technology Policy Center for Development Panelists: Vern Mosley, Senior …

Building the Government’s Cyber Workforce: Challenges and Solutions Like the private sector, the government is challenged today to educate a cybersecurity workforce to, among other things, understand the various Risk Management Framework methodologies, data analytics, and generate the neccessary metrics to leverage as feedback to further foster training and education opportunities for the workforce. Join …

When I find a successful student, someone who is adequately managing school with a full plate, I always have to ask “How do you do it, what is your recipe for success?” I am typically greeted with an answer of “Well, I just do it – I don’t have a choice.” The misconception here is …

Excelsior College has announced a new corporate partnership with the healthcare company, Trilogy Health Services. Under the new agreement, employees of Trilogy Health Services and their spouses or domestic partners are eligible for reduced tuition and fees for associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in the School of Nursing, such as Excelsior’s Associate Degree in …

As a Success Coach, I speak with many students each day.  A topic that often comes up in conversations is communication with instructors. The value of communicating with your instructor soon and often cannot be overstated. Whether you are looking for more feedback on an assignment, or informing of a family emergency, keeping your instructor …

On Monday, October 24, Excelsior College partnered up with Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy to present the next addition in the “Healing Moments” series at the SEFCU Auditorium in Albany, New York. Healing Moments is a community conversation that will explore the issues of race, diversity and community policing, building trust and healing divisions …