Category: New & Noteworthy

David Schejbal

Throughout his career, David Schejbal has focused primarily on making education accessible, affordable, and flexible for all students. His vision for inventing ways to reach beyond the traditional higher education model to meet the needs of an increasingly changing student spectrum has made him a leading voice in adult and nontraditional higher education and makes …

Alumni Leadership Council Members

Three new members will join the Alumni Leadership Council in July: Steven Marciano (left), a clinical standards and policies and procedures coordinator with BayCare Health System; Oliver Queen Jr. (center), president and cofounder of Organizational Cultural Assessment Instrument (OCAI) Professional Solutions Group; and Samuel T. Watkins Jr. (right), a cybersecurity program analyst for the Information Warfare …

Cannabis leaf

The growing cannabis industry affects many aspects of society, from transportation, public health, and city services to new businesses, financing, and supply chains. Professionals need a solid foundation in compliance, risk assessment, and interstate and international commerce to do their jobs according to appropriate legislation. To meet this need, Excelsior College is offering a Graduate …

Through educational partnerships, Excelsior College and participating corporate, association, government, and academic institutions are able to provide adults with the opportunity to complete a degree. Recently, Excelsior welcomed three new partners into its fold: OnlineDegree.com, ReUp Education, and Study.com. “Excelsior College has teamed up with partners such as Study.com, OnlineDegree.com, and ReUp to expand our …

screen capture from the Personal Protection Equipment course

Simulation courses prepare students for a technology career In 2017, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Excelsior College $864,000 in grant funding to develop simulations to teach and assess key workplace skills among associate degree technology students. Excelsior partnered with Polk State College in Florida to develop simulations to teach and then assess key skills …

Melissa Burger

2019 Cookie Bandits Team Captain, Melissa Burger. Photo: Jeffrey’s Photographic The National Cyber League is a cybersecurity competition with offensive and defensive puzzle-based and capture the flag games. Excelsior’s National Cybersecurity Student Association Chapter participates annually. The NCL is a virtual training that prepares high school and college students for potential real-world situations. Students participate …

Health Care worker

In honor of National Nurses Month in May and National Nurses Week from May 6–12, Excelsior College and Pizza Hut teamed up to deliver lunch and dinner to six hospitals in New York’s Capital Region as a token of appreciation for all local health care workers. Excelsior and Pizza Hut hope health care workers can …