Category: Business

The Center for Professional Development (CPD) at Excelsior College today announced a preparation course for human resources professionals seeking certification from the Society for Human Resource Management. The course, offered in partnership with SHRM, will begin on February 6, 2012. The course is designed for students seeking PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior …

Excelsior College today announced two new concentrations within its MBA program: Social Media Management and Human Resource Management. Enrollment opens in February for individual courses within each concentration, both of which will be offered beginning in March 2012. “In the midst of a rough economic climate, an increasing number of businesses are looking for leaders …

With President Barack Obama deeming cybercrime “one of the most serious economic and national security threats our nation faces,” the demand from business and government for cybersecurity in the digital age is escalating. In response, Excelsior College has unveiled five new programs at the bachelor’s and master’s level geared specifically to developing the next generation …

As part of its continuing effort to develop the educational and professional credentials of its workforce, Entergy has expanded its educational partnership with Excelsior College. The agreement will allow the company’s employees throughout the country to pursue associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees at reduced tuition rates. “Although employees and spouses will be able to pursue …

Excelsior College’s School of Business and Technology today announced it has been approved for a virtual chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The chartering ceremony will take place on August 9 at Excelsior College. Representatives from the Capital Region Human Resource Association (CRHRA), including Kelly Conroy, Michele Wilkes-Hawkins, and President Tracy Smith …

Dr. Walter Buchanan, a member of the Excelsior College School of Business and Technology faculty, has recently been elected president of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), one of the most globally influential organizations for engineering education. He will serve as president-elect until July 2012, when he assumes the presidency. “Professor Buchanan’s election serves …

Excelsior College announces the launch of its newly redesigned Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology degree program, developed to meet the increasing demand for high-tech graduates in the Capital Region and beyond. Students in this ABET-accredited program can select concentrations in nanotechnology, power systems, or electronics. “Nanotechnology is revolutionizing countless industries, from communications and …