Category: New & Noteworthy

On October 2, 2020, Excelsior College held its inaugural Graduate Research Symposium, during which graduate students presented research in health sciences, business, cybersecurity, nursing, criminal justice, and public service. The goal was to provide graduate students with an avenue to share their research, practice conference and presentation skills, network, and foster interprofessional collaborations. “The Graduate …

While pursuing their degrees, Excelsior College students balance multiple priorities and responsibilities. To help students with life’s stressors before they can become a barrier to their academic success, the College recently introduced a student assistance program with confidential counseling and a variety of additional support services. Through a partnership with ComPsych, a provider of employee …

Open Book

In summer 2000, Excelsior College held its first Common Read program, a community-wide shared reading experience. Students, alumni, faculty, and staff were invited to participate in this experience designed to stimulate discussion, encourage different perspectives, and build community. “When you read books, they bring you to different places, they change you by opening up different …

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Excelsior College is partnering with ed2go, a Cengage company and a leading provider of online adult continuing education and career training programs, to provide learners with access to fully online, noncredit courses to gain additional marketable workforce skills. By taking a noncredit career training or professional skills training course, individuals can demonstrate practical competencies or …

.largeforparagraph4 { font-size:3rem !important; } 32 32 Thirty-two percent of graduates reported being a member of a minority group. 28% Twenty-eight percent of graduates are members of the U.S. military. 1,037 Out of 4,997 total graduates, 1,037 of them are from New York State; 123 are from the state’s Capital Region, the home of Excelsior College. …

50 Years

.largeforparagraph1 { font-size:1.5rem !important; } Excelsior College Launches ELEVATE, the 50th Anniversary Campaign As Excelsior looks to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2021, the College honors that milestone in a way that fulfills its promise of putting students first. The College has launched a major fundraising effort, ELEVATE: The Campaign for Student Scholarships. The campaign …

Alumni Award Winners

Three alumni were honored for their outstanding achievements during the Alumni Annual Meeting on July 9, 2020. The meeting was held virtually and open to all alumni, including the newest graduates. As part of the awards recognition during the meeting, the three alumni — Kaylin Dawson (left), Kimberly Haley (center), and Brady McNulty (right) — accepted their awards via …

Alumni and students can now meet for networking and mentoring through a new platform. Excelsior Connects, found online at excelsiorconnects.org, provides opportunities for alumni and students to interact with each other and the College. After registering, participants have access to a news feed, information on upcoming webinars, and job postings. They can also register to …

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 …