Category: Areas of Study

Institute of integrative nutrition graduates

Laurie Cooper, of Rexford, New York, and Christa Stauder, of Kirkwood, Missouri, each chose to pursue a career in health sciences because they wanted to help people in need. Cooper and Stauder attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition to gain a background in nutrition and then earned their health sciences degrees with Excelsior College before …

Tracey Washington, Instructional Faculty Master of Science in Health Sciences

Tracy Washington, of Hampton, Virginia, has used his expertise in health and wellness and strategic development to improve the health care services of federal and state agencies, organizations, and communities. His knowledge and interest in health care go back to his days in the Air Force and now he applies his military and career experience …

Kathryn Komdat

Kathryn Komdat, a forensic autopsy technician and funeral director, makes sure they’re heard

When many people hear the word “mortuary,” “funeral home,” or “morgue,” they might think of horror movies and crime shows, and the hair on their arms may even stand up. For Kathryn Komdat of Averill Park, New York, it’s daily life. Komdat …

Jenny Wesnick, AAMA Partner Student

Jenny Wensink Goes Back to School to Help People in Need

  In these difficult and changing times, the last thing people want to worry about is whether their family members can see a doctor. Many people are forgoing a doctor’s appointment for an illness or a routine checkup because they can’t afford it during …

women in cybersecurity

*The original article first appeared in “United States Cybersecurity Magazine,” Spring 2019 issue. It has been adapted and republished here with permission.   Current State of the Cybersecurity Industry The growth in cyber threats has created a robust cybersecurity labor market with various well published reports estimating 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs will be unfilled by …

Nicole Carr

Nicole Carr benefits from Excelsior’s partnership with Re-Up Education

Nicole Carr, of Brooklyn, New York, had some college experience but no degree, and through a partnership between Excelsior College and ReUp Education, she is now on her way to earning an Associate of Science in Administrative/Management Studies. ReUp Education helps support students like Carr who …

Cybersecurity Divas was formed to promote the accomplishments of women in cybersecurity. The “Divas” in Cybersecurity Divas stands for “Driven women who are Inspirational and Visionary that take Action in Security.” The criteria for being included in this list includes: mentoring and leading an operational security team for at least five years; contributing to the …