Tag: Leadership

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” This statement, made by Martin Luther King Jr., reflects the personal humility and social responsibility that is sometimes needed to be a transformative leader. Who are transformative leaders? What are their characteristics, ethics, and challenges? What other type of leaders …

Ethical public sector leadership was the topic of discussion on October 7 as Excelsior College launched its Nyquist Leadership Series with a panel event at WMHT Studios in Troy, New York. Sponsored by Excelsior College’s School of Public Service, the program explored the corruptive influence of politics and how to best develop the next generation …

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The Nyquist Leadership Series explores New York State’s most pressing contemporary challenges through the eyes of its most prominent government, education, and industry leaders. The series honors the late Ewald B. “Joe” Nyquist, a civil rights leader and former New York State Education Commissioner who played a key role in efforts to desegregate New York …

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By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS Nursing Program Last week we celebrated Presidents’ Day. As we honor our past leaders, we should also reflect on the role nurses should have in legislation and health policy.  Did you know that nurses are the largest group of health care professionals in the United States? It …