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David Schejbal, PhD

Excelsior College will establish a center for social justice in 2021. In some ways, the center will be a new direction for the College, but in others, it is a continuation of our mission and values. After all, Excelsior College was founded on the belief that access to higher education — particularly for those who have been …

On October 2, 2020, Excelsior College held its inaugural Graduate Research Symposium, during which graduate students presented research in health sciences, business, cybersecurity, nursing, criminal justice, and public service. The goal was to provide graduate students with an avenue to share their research, practice conference and presentation skills, network, and foster interprofessional collaborations. “The Graduate …

While pursuing their degrees, Excelsior College students balance multiple priorities and responsibilities. To help students with life’s stressors before they can become a barrier to their academic success, the College recently introduced a student assistance program with confidential counseling and a variety of additional support services. Through a partnership with ComPsych, a provider of employee …

Open Book

In summer 2000, Excelsior College held its first Common Read program, a community-wide shared reading experience. Students, alumni, faculty, and staff were invited to participate in this experience designed to stimulate discussion, encourage different perspectives, and build community. “When you read books, they bring you to different places, they change you by opening up different …

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Excelsior College is partnering with ed2go, a Cengage company and a leading provider of online adult continuing education and career training programs, to provide learners with access to fully online, noncredit courses to gain additional marketable workforce skills. By taking a noncredit career training or professional skills training course, individuals can demonstrate practical competencies or …

.largeforparagraph4 { font-size:3rem !important; } 32 32 Thirty-two percent of graduates reported being a member of a minority group. 28% Twenty-eight percent of graduates are members of the U.S. military. 1,037 Out of 4,997 total graduates, 1,037 of them are from New York State; 123 are from the state’s Capital Region, the home of Excelsior College. …

50 Years

.largeforparagraph1 { font-size:1.5rem !important; } Excelsior College Launches ELEVATE, the 50th Anniversary Campaign As Excelsior looks to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2021, the College honors that milestone in a way that fulfills its promise of putting students first. The College has launched a major fundraising effort, ELEVATE: The Campaign for Student Scholarships. The campaign …

Alumni Award Winners

Three alumni were honored for their outstanding achievements during the Alumni Annual Meeting on July 9, 2020. The meeting was held virtually and open to all alumni, including the newest graduates. As part of the awards recognition during the meeting, the three alumni — Kaylin Dawson (left), Kimberly Haley (center), and Brady McNulty (right) — accepted their awards via …