Category: News Release

Albany, NY — Excelsior College’s 49th Annual Commencement will be the first 100 percent virtual ceremony for the distance-learning college. The College has historically broadcast Commencement for those who couldn’t attend the in-person event. However, this year due to COVID-19, graduates received their cap, tassel, and other items by mail to participate in the event …

Albany, N.Y. – Excelsior College is excited to announce the launch of its Graduate Certificate in Cannabis Control. The three-course, 9-credit certificate will support professionals currently working or aspiring to work in the relatively new and rapidly expanding legal cannabis industry. Some economic forecasts predict that legal cannabis will be a $73 billion industry by …

The deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, are tragic examples of the racial divide and culture of intolerance with which our nation continues to struggle. We are outraged and saddened by recent events, and we grieve for all who are victims of bigotry, hatred, and social injustice. Although …

Albany, NY — After an extensive search, Excelsior College is pleased to announce David Schejbal, PhD, as the next president of Excelsior College. Schejbal will be the fourth president of Excelsior in the College’s nearly 50-year history as a distance learning institution for adult learners. He brings extensive experience in leading online education and supplying …

Excelsior College Thanks Police Officers Albany, NY — In honor of National Police Week in May celebrated in 2020 from May 10–16, Excelsior College and Pizza Hut are teaming up to deliver pizza to seven New York Police Department precincts on Thursday, May 14, as a token of appreciation for law enforcement officers. The Excelsior …

Albany, NY—Excelsior College nursing student Lou Ann Cettina, is working on her bachelor’s degree and recently completed a capstone project titled, Self-Compassion Training for Nurses: Using Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence and Progressive Relaxation to Pause-Focus-Reset. Her course project, all the timelier during the COVID-19 pandemic, became part of the nurse wellness plan at a Manhattan medical …

Albany, N.Y. – Excelsior College launched a partnership with Tarrant County College (TCC), one of the nation’s 20 largest higher education institutions, to help students continue their educational journeys beyond their associate degree. This partnership creates a seamless transfer pathway for TCC students, staff, and graduates as well as for Early College High School students. …

Albany, NY — In honor of National Nurses Month in May and National Nurses Week, traditionally celebrated from May 6–12, Excelsior College and Pizza Hut are teaming up to deliver lunch and dinner to six Capital Region hospitals from April 24–May 7, as a token of appreciation for all local health care workers. The Excelsior …

Learning Platform Partners with Pioneer in Online Learning to Provide Full Degrees in Business

Albany, N.Y. & Mountain View, Calif. — Study.com, a leading online education platform, announced an in-depth partnership with Excelsior College to provide affordable options to students looking to complete their degree. Students can use Study.com to complete courses and then transfer …