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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. …

Excelsior staff volunteer at veterans miracle center

During the 4th Annual Excelsior Cares Week, 120 Excelsior College employees completed 17 community projects in the Capital Region and beyond during April. This is a special time for the College, as employees performed more than 250 hours of volunteer service in one week, using volunteer hours provided by the College. The Albany-based event has …

excelsior employees showcase team spirit

“Go team!” takes on a dual meaning the Friday before the Super Bowl, when employees of Excelsior College show their support for their favorite sports team and show their team spirit for each other and the College. For the past three years, Excelsior College’s employee enrichment committees have organized the Tailgating for Taste Chili Cookoff …