Category: News Release

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College is pleased to announce an educational partnership with the United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce (USVCC). Since its inception in 1971, Excelsior has provided dedicated service to helping servicemembers, veterans, and their family members achieve their educational goals. The United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce supports veterans by focusing on …

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College, an online college focused on helping adults complete their degrees, announced a new partnership with the International Association for Administrative Professionals (IAAP). IAAP is dedicated to helping office and administrative professionals advance their careers in a demanding and ever-changing business environment. Through this partnership, administrative professionals will gain knowledge, skills, …

Albany, N.Y. – Excelsior College has appointed Catherine Seaver as dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies. Seaver joined the College in 2019 as associate dean of business, science, and technology and has been serving as interim dean since mid-April 2020. Seaver has extensive experience in higher education. Prior to Excelsior College, she was vice …

Albany, N.Y. — The National Cryptologic School (NCS), a school within the National Security Agency (NSA) that provides training to NSA employees, announced a partnership with Excelsior College as part of the NCS’s Accelerated Degree Program. The partnership allows the NSA workforce to transfer eligible NCS course credit from military and other industry certifications to …

Albany, NY – Following a national search, Excelsior College announces the addition of Breanne Simkin as associate vice president for enrollment management. This is a new role in the Provost’s Office. A goal-driven and data-informed leader, Simkin was most recently the associate vice president for enrollment management at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., where …

Albany, NY — As Thanksgiving approaches and the need for humanitarian efforts remains prominent, Excelsior College reflects on gratitude and how simple acts of kindness through personal contributions can make an impact during a tough year. Excelsior College’s community engagement initiatives and efforts have remained strong with staff, faculty, and students from New York’s Capital …

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College will host a virtual panel discussion focused on emerging trends and careers in the fields of fraud, forensics, and cybersecurity on Wednesday, November 18 from 8:30–9:30 a.m. ET. This event, in collaboration with Siena College, will be moderated by Chelsea Diana, a reporter from the Albany Business Review. The public …

Excelsior is a member of the Federal Academic Alliance formed by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. ALBANY, N.Y. — Through a new agreement, Excelsior College, an accredited, not-for-profit online college, has worked with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Emergency Management Institute to evaluate the Emergency Management Professional Program (EMPP) for college credit. This …

Albany, N.Y. —Amelia Estwick, PhD, director of the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College, was recently named co-lead of the national Cybersecurity Education Diversity Initiative (CEDI) Coalition along with Thaier Hayajneh of the Fordham Center for Cybersecurity at Fordham University. CEDI is a national workforce development initiative that aims to close the gap in cybersecurity …