Tag: Military

Axl Castaneda, Counterintelligence Agent

Axl Castaneda plans to use his public service degree to pursue a rewarding career in counterintelligence

Axl Castaneda may not have followed a path into national security if it hadn’t been for the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013. His father and sister had been near the finish line where the two bombs had been placed, …

depressed woman staring blankly out the window

Exposure to life-threatening events and violence is all too common in today’s world. PBH 346/MIL 346: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Gathering Storm introduces students to the effects of trauma on human health and relationships; specifically focusing on the effects of PTSD on individuals, families, communities, and global society. Students explore the history and prevalence …

“I would definitely recommend this course to others. Military personnel and civilians can learn a lot about leadership from this course…” This is one student’s comment after taking the eight-week course MIL 301 Great Military Leaders. In this course, students examine the qualities of military leaders throughout history and analyze specific traits that contributed to …

Excelsior College has been recognized as a “Best for Vets” College for the seventh consecutive year by Military Times. The eighth annual rankings factor in the results of Military Times’ comprehensive school-by-school survey of veteran and military student offerings and rates of academic achievement. “This is a recognition of Excelsior College’s commitment to meeting the …

“Be whatever your goal is. Keep that light at the end of the tunnel.” – Scott Plymesser I come across a lot of students who inspire me. Scott Plymesser is no exception. As a first generation student, Scott dove right into the online learning experience after 40 years away from school. Scott is going for his …