Tag: Grants

three dimensional model of a nuclear power plant

Excelsior College has been chosen over some stiff competition and was awarded a $245K grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for the development of an advanced web-based nuclear reactor simulator, as part of the Nuclear Energy University Program. The U.S. Department of Energy is awarding approximately $5 million to 18 colleges and universities to …

teacher and child at a laptop, gen cyber logo

Excelsior College, Capital Region BOCES, and Questar III BOCES recently were awarded a $98,624 grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) to participate in the GenCyber program (www.gen-cyber.com). This grant will fund a cybersecurity camp for a total of thirty 6th–12th grade STEM teachers from August 13–17, 2018, prior to …

Michael Johnson American Nuclear Society

  The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Excelsior College $864,000 in grant funding to ensure workforce readiness in the manufacturing industry.  Tina Vasquez, Marketing Manager at Excelsior College, caught up with associate dean in the School of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Michael Johnson, and asked what this grant means for the College, our students, and …

By Cynthia Levernois, MBA Adjunct Faculty, School of Health Sciences On March 18, 2016, I attended and presented at the Quality Matters Regional Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning in New York City. The keynote speaker for the conference, Dr. MJ Bishop, Director of the William E. Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation for the University …