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LOS ANGELES and ALBANY, N.Y. (September 22, 2020) – TutorMe, a leading provider of online tutoring, and Excelsior College, an accredited, not-for-profit online college focused on helping adults complete their degrees and advance their careers, announced today an agreement to provide Excelsior students with TutorMe’s online, 24×7 tutoring services, free of charge. TutorMe has an …

Albany, N.Y. – Excelsior College is proud to announce an exclusive educational partnership with The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce (NPR Chamber).  Members of the NPR Chamber include entrepreneurs, businesses, corporations, and government entities in Puerto Rico.  The NPR Chamber provides an opportunity to bridge economic and workforce development by advocating for business owners …

Albany, NY — On August 1, David Schejbal became the fourth president of Excelsior in the College’s nearly 50-year history as a distance learning institution for adult learners. Schejbal brings extensive experience in leading online education institutions and supplying higher education opportunities for working adult learners. His deep involvement and significant accomplishments make him the …

Albany, NY —James N. Baldwin, the president and chief executive officer of Excelsior College, will retire on July 31, 2020. Baldwin was appointed to the role by the Excelsior College Board of Trustees in October 2016, after serving as the executive vice president of the College since September 2014. Baldwin was only the third president …

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 …