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Statement Since I assumed the presidency at the College, we have acted to make critical investments in support of our mission and our students, to fulfill the promise of our values. I intend for us to operate at the highest standards of integrity – because our most important obligation is to our students. Over the past …

Cybercrime is becoming more common in today’s technologically advanced society. Cyber-attacks cost businesses hundreds of billions of dollars a year, and the call for experts to battle these threats is on the rise. In fact, the demand for cybersecurity professionals is growing at a rate 12 times faster than the total labor market! According to …

In this series of articles titled “Tomorrow’s World,” members of Business & Technology faculty will reflect on the changes taking place in their field and consider how those changes might impact someone pursuing a career in that discipline. In this article, Dr. Andrew Hurd, the faculty program director for cybersecurity, considers challenges and changes in …

  By Amy Erickson Mini Lectures Next month, I’ll be giving a presentation on microlectures to Excelsior faculty. As I looked into resources to fortify this discussion, I came across a wonderful 20-minute mentor video by Dr. Christy Price.  I love it when I can assemble a reading list after watching one of these presentations, …

By Amy Erickson Visible Learning In the January edition of The Online Classroom, Robert Talbert offers several compelling reasons for using video assignments in the online classroom. Instead of submitting a sheet of paper with answers, Talbert’s students video themselves working through the math problems, demonstrating how they arrived at an answer. Showing the process …

Learning Resources at Excelsior College: Part 1 This is part I of a series of blog posts designed to familiarize students with some of the learning resources available at Excelsior College. The intent of each post is to focus in on one of these resources, and provide students with an easy to read description. For …

Happy Holidays! It’s Kelli and Hannah your Student Success Coaches again with another monthly app! With the holidays quickly approaching we thought this would be a great time to introduce a budgeting app.  We know you have shopping to do!  How does your wallet look?  We searched high and low and found the most integrated …

I don’t know about you, but I can’t remember anything unless I WRITE IT DOWN! Every morning I write down what I would like to accomplish today, essentially my “to-do lists”. From taking a deep breath, remembering to pay a bill, and reading a couple pages out of a book that is taking longer than …

Tuesday, Oct 4th 9:00am-10:00am The Cyber Impact in Healthcare Compliance 78% of organizations suffered a security incident last year, therefore, it is more important than ever to protect HIPPA patient information. Hear from leading industry experts about the hot cyber topics in healthcare and what can be done to protect yourself and your patients. Facilitator: …

twitter conversations

By Amy Erickson About five years ago, one university encouraged instructors and staff to create Twitter accounts. Unfortunately, the instructors and staff weren’t given any guidance as to how or why to use Twitter. I felt it was a great place to store frequently accessed articles or to share articles on topics relevant to current …