Category: News Release

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College is responding to the future of work with two new master’s degrees and two certificate programs. The way companies work is changing. From remote or distributive workforces to changing technology to data-driven strategies, companies operate differently than they did even a year ago. The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership …

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College now offers a program specifically for licensed practical and vocational nurses to earn both associate and bachelor’s degrees in nursing. After earning an associate degree in nursing, students are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN, become licensed, and begin their professional nursing practice before conferral of the bachelor’s degree. “Since …

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College was recently recognized by OnlineU in its 2021 Best Online Colleges for Return on Investment rankings, featured as No. 1 for best online associate degrees and No. 3 for best online bachelor’s degrees. Since 2004, OnlineU has been helping students accomplish their educational goals by identifying the online degree program …

Albany, N.Y. — Team Excelsior earned first place in the competitive Cyber Power Rankings of the National Cyber League (NCL) spring competition. Held biannually, the NCL is an inclusive, performance-based, learning-centered collegiate cybersecurity competition. Students who participate in the NCL gain advantages such as cybersecurity experience, preparation for the workplace, and increasing their competition skill level. Under …

Albany, N.Y. — Since 2016, Excelsior College has celebrated Excelsior Cares Volunteer Week in April to coincide with National Volunteer Week and shine a light on the people and causes that inspire us to serve. Volunteerism by College staff has continued for the past two years despite COVID-19, with drives and volunteering conducted from a …

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College has been recently designated a Military Friendly® School for the 2021–2022 Military Friendly® Cycle. Excelsior was previously recognized with this distinction for nine consecutive years, from 2011–2019. Military Friendly® is the standard that measures an organization’s commitment, effort, and success in creating sustainable and meaningful opportunity for the military community. …

Albany, NY – Amelia Estwick, PhD, director of the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) at Excelsior College, was recently recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Women Veterans 2021 Trailblazers: Women Veterans Leading the Way campaign. Estwick was one of 27 individuals selected and recognized for how their military service and experiences have contributed …

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College is proud to announce a partnership with The Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI). CSFI is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Omaha, Neb., and Washington, DC. CSFI assists cybersecurity professionals from different fields, including the military, private, and government sectors. The partnership gives CSFI employees, fellows, advisory board members, and their …

Albany, N.Y. — Excelsior College is proud to announce a partnership with the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, which operates the Military Women’s Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. The Military Women’s Memorial is the leading memorial and education center honoring women’s contributions to the service of our nation, beginning with the American Revolution. …