Category: News & Events

Cannabis Control webinar

Excelsior College School of Graduate Studies recently hosted a webinar to hear from leading cannabis industry professionals Robert Hunt and Marion McNabb on how they found success in the cannabis industry — a sector with rapidly growing career potential. Hunt is founder and principal for Linnaea Holdings, which makes equity investments in California-based cannabis companies. …

graduate certificate in cannabis control

The cannabis industry is a diverse place with lots of job opportunities for professionals, ranging from compliance and certification officers, risk management professionals, strategists, accountants, laboratory testers, plant growers, packagers, marketers, executives, and administrative professionals. Once an illicit industry run by cartels, the U.S. cannabis industry today is an established green market that resembles many …

My parents instilled in me the importance of volunteering and giving back to those less fortunate as a sign of love, compassion, and support. When I was growing up, every Christmas morning, my family would help at the Schenectady City Mission soup kitchen before opening presents. In doing this, my parents showed me from an …

national cybersecurity association student chapter

During the fall 2019 season, Excelsior College sponsored four teams to compete in the National Cyber League (NCL). This year, a record 23 students, including six undergraduate and 14 graduate students, in addition to two Excelsior alumni and an intern participated. The National Cyber League is a cybersecurity competition with offensive and defensive puzzle-based and …

Thanksgiving is a perfect time of year to reflect on being grateful. At Excelsior College, the opportunity for employees to volunteer time, donate money, and collect items for those in need is something employees appreciate. During 2019, employees contributed to many causes. Highlights include: For the annual Excelsior Cares Week in April, 120 Excelsior College …

On September 3, James N. Baldwin, president of Excelsior College, awarded an honorary degree to Rep. Paul D. Tonko, a sixth-term member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing New York’s 20th Congressional District in the Capital Region. In presenting the honorary degree, President Baldwin said, “Throughout his career, Congressman Tonko has been a champion …

Excelsior College Commencement 2019

On Friday, July 12, 488 graduates walked the stage at the Empire State Plaza Convention Hall in Albany, New York, each bringing with them their own stories of achievement. The 488 graduates who attended Commencement are part of Excelsior’s second-largest graduating class since 2010. A total of 6,001 students earned 6,059 degrees. The Class of …

Amelia Estwick, Director of National Cybersecurity Insitute at the Committee on Homeland Security Hearing

Amelia Estwick, PhD, director of the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College and faculty program director for the Master of Science in Cybersecurity program at Excelsior, was called as a witness to submit and personally defend a written statement for the record before a hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation Subcommittee of the …

excelsior employees with more than thirty years longevity give thumbs up

Workplace employee retention has changed over the years, but for more than a dozen Excelsior College employees, celebrating over 30 years with the College is attributed to rewarding work and their confidence that education changes lives. Terry, Anne, Betsy and Jennifer are just a few employees who celebrated a work anniversary and share their story. …