Category: Military & Veterans

The student body of Excelsior College is 46% military and veterans. Our students serve in both active and veteran status in all branches including: The US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and National Guard. Excelsior is also comprised of military family members and military spouses. The Center for Military and Veteran Education as well as the Lt Col Bryant A Murray Veterans Center provide resources for our military students.

“I would definitely recommend this course to others. Military personnel and civilians can learn a lot about leadership from this course…” This is one student’s comment after taking the eight-week course MIL 301 Great Military Leaders. In this course, students examine the qualities of military leaders throughout history and analyze specific traits that contributed to …

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Excelsior College’s School of Health Sciences Faculty Program Director, Anna Zendell, Ph.D.,M.S.W. and Adjunct Faculty, Rosemary McDonald, L.M.W. co-wrote an article about PTSD in a recent issue of FRA Today. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an ongoing condition that develops following a traumatic, stressful event. Zendell and McDonald identify signs and symptoms, consequences, and coping mechanisms …

Excelsior College has been recognized as a “Best for Vets” College for the seventh consecutive year by Military Times. The eighth annual rankings factor in the results of Military Times’ comprehensive school-by-school survey of veteran and military student offerings and rates of academic achievement. “This is a recognition of Excelsior College’s commitment to meeting the …

Resources: Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology On July 8, hundreds of graduates from across the world will convene in Albany, New York for Excelsior College’s 2016 Commencement, to be held at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, New York.  “Commencement Stories” explores the stories of a few of this year’s notable graduates.