Category: Business

Carrie Will, Pizza Hut, Life Unboxed

If you visit the Pizza Hut in Charlevoix, Michigan, make sure you order a pie with ham and pineapple. That’s Carrie Will’s favorite. She’s the Restaurant General Manager and recent graduate of Excelsior College with a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business and Management through Pizza Hut’s Life Unboxed educational partnership. It’s immediately apparent that …

Robert McCormick, Master of Science in Management Grad

Robert McCormick Uses His Management Degree to Meet the Needs of His Co-workers

Robert McCormick, a yeoman with the U.S. Navy centered out of Newport, Rhode Island, is what many might consider an “Office Manager,” but he’s forged a role far greater than maintaining filing systems or preparing payroll. McCormick has gained a valuable understanding …

PSEG Nuclear partner graduate Steven Hannerfeld

Stephen Hanerfeld’s Degrees Help Him Provide Knowledge and Leadership in the Nuclear Field

Stephen Hanerfeld, of Swedesboro, New Jersey, says he has been “falling into nuclear” ever since he joined the Navy following high school and tested into the Navy’s nuclear program. Once he left the service, Hanerfeld wanted to become more knowledgeable in the …

SHRM

Courses Reflect the Nine Components of the SHRM Competency Model

Have you wondered how Excelsior faculty decide what content, assignments, and discussion questions to include in our courses on human resource management? Or, how we select the textbooks and articles for you to read for courses? Part of the explanation is that we listen to …

Amanda Alfred, MBA grad

Amanda Alfred MBA ’17 began working for Prudential Financial Inc. in Livingston, New Jersey, five years after graduating from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She came from a large family of nine children that had emigrated from Guyana. Education was very important to them, and she was fortunate to go to college, but couldn’t even think about …

Ron Kiernicki, Excelsior Student in front of the Pizza Hut he works for

When he was younger, Ron Kiernicki’s plans were set: graduate high school and run track and play football for Indiana State University. Plans change, however, and instead, Kiernicki ended up in a band, skipping college, and traveling around the United States, working in various restaurants along the way. He had a lot of fun, to …

john moore, faculty, in his office

John Moore has done it all, from sweeping and mopping floors, to working in sales and marketing for large Fortune 500 companies such as IBM. His background is a hybrid of business and psychology, and he has found a love of working as a mental health counselor for people in business. His passion for his …