Richard Varner, BS in Liberal Arts, 2016

Richard Varner, of Humble, TX began his doctoral studies at Drexel University this year. Since graduating from Excelsior College in 2016, Varner has gone on to earn master’s degrees in instructional design and technology from Full Sail University and in human resources from Webster University. He also earned an Associate of Applied Science in Technology from Excelsior in 2003.

After changing careers two years ago, Varner now works in higher education as an instructional designer at San Jacinto College in Houston, TX. As he prepares to take the next step towards his doctorate, Varner credits Excelsior with his success saying, “I could not have achieved what I have without Excelsior. Not only did I get a quality education, I was prepared for graduate school (even though it was very tough). I am so grateful to Excelsior College.”